Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Who Was Thomas? by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Hers Fuchs. And His Brother hers Fuchs. Huh? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

The Ancestors: Joannes Frisch (1713-1759) and Margaretha Zeimes (1727-1792) of Huncherange by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Horace Johnson and CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

Is Harry Meinzen Really Elizabeth Meinzen? by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Research Resources

French Forts and Fur Trading 1564-1759 by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Sources About Slavery – 1.9 Million Records Online by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Streets of Providence, 1806 by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family

Tipperary Famine-era Records Coming Free Online by John D. Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

New Brunswick Ancestors: The New Brunswick Irish Portal by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story

Irish Emigration – Not Always to the US or Canada by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Legal Michigan: A One-Stop Shop for Early Michigan Statutes by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s New Free Burials Database by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Tech News

How I Create Multiple Backup Copies of Critical Information Stored in My Computers by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

How to Join a YDNA Surname Project by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog

Lost Child Reunites with Parents! A Small DNA Match Story by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History


Only two more generations left to prove!
Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 26 – Margaret Countess of Flanders by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

3 Criteria of a Research Question on Genealogy in Action

Starting Your Genealogical Investigations by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

3 Reasons You Need a Research Plan on Genealogy in Action

Who Was Eleanor Whitney’s Mother? by Daniel on The Genealogy Corner

Education Is for Everyone

What Else Are They Clipping? by Mary Kircher Roddy on Searching for Stories

Quick and Easy Family Tree Backup Routine by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Bringing Home the Bacon (Part 2) by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler

Free Family History Mini-Class: Lesson 4 by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

In Genealogy, Books Still Matter by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Scottish Indexes Creates Online Learning Zone by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Using Your Senses in Genealogy by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Keeping Up with the Times

“A View or Plan of the Battle of Bunker’s Hill” by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Y-DNA and the Enigma of Richard III on Ancestral Findings

Glasgow City Archives Reopens by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

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