The best Family History Finds this week:
The Kentucky Sheriff Who Sold His Public Office by Michael on Family Sleuther
Remembering Alfred Henry Spong . . . the Rest of the Story . . . by Teresa on Writing My Past
The One-Armed Railwayman by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude
Those Other Franco-Americans: St. Albans Part 2 by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past
Atlas of Boston History Wins Historic New England Book Prize by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775
Genealogy Gold in Google Books by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy
The State Archives of North Carolina Announces a New Way to Browse Its Digital Collections by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
Ontario Township Papers Online by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections
The Best Alternatives to Google Photos AND How to Manage Your Google Photos or Move Them Somewhere Else, both by David Murphy on Lifehacker
Turn Off Gmail’s ‘Smart’ Features to Avoid Tracking by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker
How to Evaluate an AncestryDNA Thrulines Hypothesis by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket
“We Are Not Related to the Gephardts!” or Are We? by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy
Many people have no idea that FamilySearch databases can be browsed and are NOT indexed:
Letz Research: How to Find Luxembourg Civil Birth Records by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls
Discrepancies Disprove a Genealogy Theory by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree
Following the Documents from Marriage to Marriage by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree
RLP 123: African American Research Part 3 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket
Education Is for Everyone
How to Donate an Item to a Repository by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree
Family Health History Day by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy
Ordering the SS-5 2020 Style AND It’s Just Not As Good, both by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist
Are those “n’s” made into “u’s” or vice versa? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig
Who Were the Irish Presbyterians? by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble
Keeping Up with the Times
Deck the Halls: A Family Tree Christmas Tree by Cindi on My Moynihan Genealogy Blog
2020 Genealogy Holiday Gift Guide by Lori on Genealogy at Heart
A Life Estate in “They Were Her Property” by Michael John Neill on Rootdig
Looking for Volunteers to Help with the “Stories Behind the Stars” Project by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
Much Patience Required When Ordering WWII Service Files from Library and Archives Canada by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte
5 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”
Thanks for the mention 🙂 I’m in very good company, as always!
Many thanks for including my posts in your finds this week! Wishing you a healthy holiday. Take care!
Thank you for including Family Sleuther among this week’s finds, Linda. I appreciate it. Happy Thanksgiving!
Thank you for including two of my posts! So kind of you. Wishing you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
Thanks for the mention, Linda. Happy Thanksgiving.