Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Jean-Charles Fortune Henry & His Brother Joseph Felix “Emile” Henry Were Notorious Anarchist Militants by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

A Layer of Blue by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

School Days by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Do You Know the Roots of Margaret (Welch) Locke (about 1796-1860)? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Death in a Teacup. How Leah’s Fortune Became Her Misfortune. by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

She Gets the Farm by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

The 106 Year Old Postcard by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

PRONI on YouTube – Street Directories by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Cadastre – Original Indicator Tables by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Prisoners of Kingston Pen by Linda Yip on Past Presence

The Last Record of Thomas Kirk by Michael on Family Sleuther

Personal Property Tax Lists for Rockbridge County, Virginia by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Irish Census Substitutes by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Maine State Archives Launches Online Catalogue by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Genealogy Clues on Find a Grave by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Some New York Counties Have Death Dates in Their Probate Records Indexes by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

10 Free Resources for Irish Genealogy Online by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Tech News

Latest DNA Painter Updates: Highlighting a Match and More by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Downloading My AncestryDNA Match List with Google Sheets by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Extrapolating Those Numbers  and 12.5 Divided By. . . both by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Marion’s Genes by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Methodology

The Name’s the Same! And the Names Are Different! by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

Are You a Bishop or a King? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

The Two Hannahs and Their Parents by Teresa on Writing My Past

Checking References by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

The Pitter Patter of Ghostly Feet by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler

Education Is for Everyone

Government Films Genealogy Research by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Carrickfergus Churchyards Talk Now Available Online by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Reviewing RootsTech by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Oh, to Be Remembered – Accurately by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Gust Doyle’s 1933 Pennsylvania Death Certificate by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Things People Find on EBay by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Create Genealogy Charts with Smart Art by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Family History Games at BYU Family History Tech Lab by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

13 Irish Genealogy Classes on FamilySearch’s Facebook Page by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Genealogy: Ethics, Ownership, Work Product, Plagiarism, and Privacy, Part 2: More About Ethics by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

Quarantine Genealogy Projects by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Now Indexing: Something a Machine started by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Genealogy Lemonade – A Reflection on the Year by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Linda , thank you for including my piece on the prisoners of Kingston Penitentiary. I don’t usually get a chance to devote time to Ontario research but this topic grabbed me and wouldn’t let go until I wrote it up. You’ll know what I mean when I hope to find someone I know there. 🙂

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