Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

1865: Christina (Albeitz) Stoutner’s Unique Arrival in the US by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

The Drey Family: More Cousins, More Small World Connections, More Photographs by Amy Cohen on Brotman Blog: A Family Journey

The State of Being Stateless by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Rudolph Muller’s Blacksmith Shop in Grossheppach by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Daniel Axtell, the Regicide by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

A Cousin on Groucho Marx – You Bet Your Life by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Two Cousins Whose Lives Tell the Overall Story of the Goldschmidts by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

1950s Kitchen Memories by ScotSue on Family History Fun

“Along This Way” by Rufus Jones on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Homestead by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

An Unusual Source to Find a Deed by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Who Were the Rebekahs? on Joy Neal Kidney

The Records of Congregationalists of Color by J. L. Bell on Boston 1775

A Charming Map Collection by Mary Kircher Roddy on Searching for Stories

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Irish Constabulary – Thomas Carroll by Dara on Black Raven Genealogy

Best list I’ve come across for Loyalist resources:
Remote Search: Selected Online Resources for Loyalist History by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Hundreds of Holocaust Testimonies Translated, Digitized and Now Online for the First Time by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Quick Tip: Was Your Ancestor in Prison? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

How to Research the Disappeared Cemeteries by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Tech News

23andMe Goes Public As a $3.5 Billion Company by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Facebook for Canadian Genealogy List Updated by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Randy Majors Announces a Video Walkthrough: Historical U.S. Counties Map Tool and Auto-Checker Extension by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

What Facebook’s Privacy Policies Don’t Tell You by Shoshana Wodinsky on Gizmodo via Lifehacker

Syncing Two Trees with RootsMagic and Family Historian by Teresa on Writing My Past

Genetic Genealogy

DNA vs mRNA for Genealogists by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Painting My Ancestral Chromosome Map – Post #1 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Many Katherines Have a Vicky by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Mitochondrial DNA – A Blast from the Past by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Haplogroup Matching: What It Does (and Doesn’t) Mean by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

What’s the Truth? Inaccuracies in Records and How to Spot Them by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

I’m Confused! Separating John Moags by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Reaping the Benefits of Genealogy Legwork by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

BSO Follow-Up Reveals Hidden Treasures: Henry Renk and Rosina (Maurer) Smetts by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

Family Stories vs Family History by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Tasks and Logs by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Family History Includes New Homes for Old Artifacts by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Not Everything Online Is Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Chameleon Ancestors by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Photography Rights and The Law Explained (It’s Easier Than It Sounds) by Carmen Docampo on Organizing Photos

Why Would White Ancestors Identify As Black? by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

On Beyond Great and Grand by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

NGS 2021 Goes Virtual by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

The Text Message Blog by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Family History Library Offering Free Virtual Consultations, Online Learning Center by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Not free, but if you have an interest, it is inexpensive:
Online Architecture History Courses from Marblehead and Deerfield by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Sharing Your Family History Online by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

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