Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Finding Jurors for the Boston Massacre Trial by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

A Wiltshire Childhood by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Leora Wilson’s Decision to Have Danny Wilson Buried Overseas on Joy Neal Kidney

Loyalist Borderlands on Campobello Island: The Ordeal of Gillam Butler Part One by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

My Honorary Aunt, Planner of America’s Best-Known Parade by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

Finding Your Ancestors Using Land and Property Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Thoughts on Libraries, Research and the Future by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Top 8 Resources to Researching in Kansas City by Kim on a3Genealogy

Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – November 30, 2020 by Kenneth R. marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Randy Majors Introduces New Reference Maps by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

DNA Processing Time: The Ongoing Survey on The DNA Geek

Should I Keep Using My Password Manager? by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Tracking Just Ancestors at MyHeritage AND Fiction versus Fact, both by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Getting Strangers to Reply on DNAsleuth

DNA Tidbit #4: Filter Matches by Country on MyHeritage by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Dear Cousin – We Have a DNA Match, Now What? (Updated) by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls


The Judd Connection Solved! by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy

View from the Dog House by Philip Grover on Vita Brevis

Update on My Scots-Irish Research by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

These Genealogy Projects Can Chase Away the Boredom by DiAnn Iamartino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Confirming Caroline North’s Identity . . .  by Teresa on Writing My Past

Oops! I Should Have Thought That Through by Valerie Hughes on Genealogy with Valerie

Education Is for Everyone

28 Nov 2020 – Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Which Ancestor Am I Most Thankful For? By Teresa on Writing My Past

New Documentary and Website on the Great Irish Famine by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Finding Your Ancestors in Legal Notices by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Quick Tip – Was There a Prenuptial Agreement? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Crossing a Closed Border in 1808, Part 1 by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Keeping Up with the Times

O’ Christmas Tree by Tracey Arial on Genealogy Ensemble

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Genealogists by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

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