Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Coughlin China Cabinet by Cindi on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog

Forgotten Jane Morrison Duer by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Our Ancestors Quilted. . . And The Quilts Were in Their Wills by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy AND

When Women’s History and Quilting Coincide by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Finding Clifford by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Trinidaddy by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Workday Wednesday – What Is a Snowman? by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

Comfort Bird on Joy Neal Kidney

Family Stories of Loss in Printed Genealogy Book by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Leota Lorraine by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Research Resources

Newly Published Genealogy Guide Will Help Get a Better Hold on Russian Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Was Your Ancestor a Freethinker? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

PERSI – Not Just for US Records by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

10 British Websites for the History of Ordinary People by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Archives Uncover Forgotten Names of Auschwitz Inmates by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

Spring Cleaning Sources in RootsMagic by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Announcing Genea 2.0 – A Genealogy Program for iOS, iPadOS and MacOS by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

More on Ashkenazi DNA by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s blog

No DNA Matches on Dad’s Side by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog

Methodology

Paying to Check Out Clues Takes Me Back A Generation by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Was Hannah Izzard’s Grandmother a Quaker? by Teresa on Writing My Past

Level 3 Checklist – Occupations, Residence, Children, Spouses by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Yes, She Was Listed AND Intimations AND About Documentation, all by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

An Example of What You Can Do with Personal Property Tax Lists by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

People Read Footnotes! Another Twist in the Family Tree by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Language of Genealogy by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis

Another One!?! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Finding on the Ground – A Rural Route Address in Ontario by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Brainy Idea Meets Bright Shiny Object by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

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

Remember Their Names by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Guidelines for Finding Your Family Tree by John Adams on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Spring Cleaning Digital Files by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Tombstone Tuesday – Finger Pointing Down Symbol by Karen on Karen’s Chatt

Is Genealogy Easy or Hard or Just Complex? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

You, Too, Can Develop a Genealogy Super Power by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

41st Annual International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to Be Held Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Keeping Up with the Times

If you haven’t yet read any of the genealogical mysteries written by Nathan, you are missing out on EXCELLENT stories:
NERGC 2021: Meet Nathan Dylan Goodwin by Jenny on Like Herding Cats

LAC and Canada’s Sad Newspaper Digitization Situation by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

FamilySearch Creates a New Webpage for Beginning Family History by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The Viking Warrior Who Turned Out to Be a Woman by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Forthcoming Book: Our Village Ancestors: A Genealogist’s Guide to Understanding the English Rural Past by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Entries for the 2021 Connecticut Society of Genealogists Literary Awards and Essay Contest Now Being Accepted by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

What Could LAC Do to Better Serve Canadian Genealogists? by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

5 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Hi Linda! You always honor me with a “Pingback” on Vita Brevis -and I truly appreciate it. Your site is amazing with so very much great information to be learned and shared.
    I think you are a genealogy rock star!
    All my best –
    Jeff Record

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