Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Following the Clues to a Grammy Winner and a New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2020/2021 Performer by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Sibilla Muller (1672-1746), Midwife and Typhoid by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Adventures of a Steel Dress Sword by J. L. Bell on Boston 1775

Leaving School at 15 Years Old by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

No Detail Too Small by Joe Smaldone on Vita Brevis

Reasons for Aloys Panther’s Move to America by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

Millions of Free Scanned Church Records from Moscow Posted Online by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Search Outbound Ships from Canada to USA AND Search Ships Passenger Lists Leaving the USA, both by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors Part 4: Records in Ireland by Jessica Morgan on Family Locket

PEI Museum to Launch Online Collection This Month by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Find Ancestors in Arkansas Naturalization Records 1809-1906 by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

TNA (National Archives in England) Continues Free Access to Digital Documents During Lockdown by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

5 Tips to Researching Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Records by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Tech News

Our Favorite Ways to Back Up a Windows PC by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Setting Up an IIS Webserver for Local Website Development by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

GEDmatch Updates Terms of Service and Privacy Policy by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

myDNA Merges with Family Tree DNA and Gene by Gene by Roberta Estes on DANeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Can the Other Guys Say That? on The DNA Geek

Genetic Genealogy

Y DNA Resources and Repository by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Mitochondrial Prospects by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Genetic Genealogy at 20 Years: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going, and What’s Important? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Dear Randy: What Is Your Autosomal DNA Testing Strategy? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology

How Do I Know? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

What Frederick the Great Thought of Washington by J. L. Bell on Boston 1775

Just When Did Caleb Howe Die? June or July 1755? By Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Skip a Generation to Fill in the Blanks by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Abstracting the Will of George Mustin Sinkins by Teresa on Writing My Past

Education Is for Everyone

Genealogy Do-Over 2021 by Thomas MacEntee on Genealogy Bargain$

Organizing Your Genealogy Research, Tips from an Archivist by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

10 Story-Building Strategies from the Finding Your Roots Team by Sunny Jane Morton on Family Tree Magazine

Keeping Your Family History Research on Track by Jane Roberts on PasttoPresentGenealogy

What’s in  Store for Canadian Genealogy in 2021? by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Married by Indenture – What Is This? by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

No Heirs for Your Family History? Ideas, Part 1 AND Part 2 followed by Part 3 and Part 4, all by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

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