Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Murdering Rogue in My Family Tree by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

‘A Very Aged Man’ by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Bad News for Those Who Use Filae by Anne Morddel on French Genealogy Blog

Research in Missouri: The Law and the Courts by Diana Elder on Family Locket

New Database Documents 1 Million WWII Citizen Heroes Who Defended Moscow by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Find Ancestors in Almshouse and Poorhouse Records by Lorine McGinnisSchulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Find Ancestors in Historic Insane Asylum Records by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Irish Emigration – Part II by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Was Grandma a Feminist? shhh. . Her Secret Life? by Kathleen Brandt on a3genealogy

Digital Historic Parish Boundary Dataset for England Free to Use by John D. Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Dutch Genealogy News for April 2021 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

GEDmatch Has a Makeover! But It’s Purely Cosmetic by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

Why I Now Digitally Caption Copies of Ancestor Photos by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Genetic Genealogy

Where Did My Mitochondrial Haplogroup Come From? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Your DNA Matches Hold Hidden Clues by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Researcher Beware – Sometimes the AncestryDNA ThruLines Are Wrong by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Want Ancestor-Specific Ethnicity? Test Mitochondrial DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Who Was Patrick aka P.L. aka Alonzo aka Lon Lore? – 52 Ancestors #330 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Seeking a Source for Susanna Holmes Bickerstaff’s Birth Date by Nancy on My ancestors and Me

Finding Esther . . . Who Was John and Charles Morter’s Mother? by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

Education Is for Everyone

How Horses Arrived in New Hampshire by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

Part 1 – Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors – Which Germans? by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket

Most French Canadians Are Descended from 800 Women Known as the Filles du Roi by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

20 Traits of a Good Genealogist by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

About that swiped photograph . . . by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

What’s NOT in the Picture? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

How Much Does Your Past Shape Your Future? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

NARA Virtual Education Series by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

Connecting, capturing, conversing, creating, and learning: celebrating Asian History Month in Genealogy by Linda Yip on Past Presence

Bucket List Genea Meme Revisited 2021 by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

To Travel or Not, That Is the Genealogical Question! by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Find A Grave by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

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