Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Silk WWII Escape Map by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Kentucky Orphans Scattered to the Wind by Michael on Family Sleuther

My 9th Great Grandmother Was a “Mail-Order Bride” by Valerie on Genealogy with Valerie

Those Phrustrating Phelps by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

The Tragic Fatality at Lower House Farm Part 3 on The Chiddicks Family Tree

The Tragedy of Jane Dee by Dawsr on The Genealogy Corner

The Medical Mystery of Uncle Albert and the 1918 Pandemic by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Guest Post – Au Revoir Monsieur – Part 4 on The French Genealogy Blog

Water, Water Everywhere: North America’s First Bottled Water Company on Genealogy Ensemble

Churchill’s Mayflower Line by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

My Bearded Great Grandfather James Danson – Sepia Saturday by ScotSue on Family History Fun

Research Resources

Ancestral 1918 Flu Research with Limited Resources by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Send a Free Historic [UK] ePostcard  by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Topographical Collection of George II Contains Drawn and Printed Maps, Views and Atlases Produced Between 1500 and 1824 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Explore Your (Digital) Archives: 4 Amazing Websites to Broaden Your Genealogical Horizons by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler

Tech News

Learning New Digital Skills with by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

Check the major DNA test companies for sales this weekend!


What’s Your Research Style? Power Up Your Family History with Record Clustering Analysis AND Record Clustering Analysis Using Excel (A Tutorial) both by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler

Caring for Your Family Tree: How to Prune and Graft Branches Based on Sources and Analysis by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Undocumented Family Trees – My Seefried Ancestors by Matt on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

How I Discovered My Family’s Request to Move in 1853 – with Ancestors Pre-1776 by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Were They Married: What’s More Reliable? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Always, Always, Always: Read the Document by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Time of Their Lives – Using Timelines by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

MyHeritage + Mixtiles: Creating an Ancestor Wall by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

RLP 124: Researching African American Ancestors Part 4 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Always Dig Deeper by Teresa on Writing My Past

Eight Dutch Naming Patterns to Watch Out For by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Don’t Let Latin Church Records Scare You by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

BYU Family History Library Keeps Making Instructional Videos During Pandemic by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

Do You Have a Chinese Immigration Certificate? by Linda Yip on Past Presence

Genealogy Thanks by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Black Friday Genealogy Bargains – Time for a Treat? by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

Five Ways Genealogists Survive a Pandemic Thanksgiving by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

As we head into the 2020 holiday season:

Pandemic Journal Holiday: Lemonade Reset – The Year We Saved Everyone by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Book Review: The Christmas Carol by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

One of my favorite Genea-Santa lists:
From the Archives – Genea-Santa by Jill Ball on GeniAus

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