Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Remembering Sherman by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Renewed Remembrance in Stone by Michael on Family Sleuther

Special Relationships by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Research Resources

Find Ancestors in the Missing Friends Project, Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

State Censuses Help Fill in Important Details About the In-between Census Years on Alice Childs

The Federal Writers’ Project – American Guide Series on Joy Neal Kidney

The Workhouse by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

3 Resources for Researching in Another Country on Genealogy in Action

Tech News

FTDNA Showing Its Roots by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Genealogy Tech Tip: Gmail by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Genetic Genealogy

Haplogroup Map: YDNA v mtDNA by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog


Who Was Bessie Goldfarb Named for? A Study in Naming Patterns by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblgo: A Family Journey

Sorting Out a Hot Mess in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Finding Irish Relatives: Part Two by Joe Smaldone on Vita Brevis

Level 4 Checklist – Property Ownership, Military Service, Religion, Criminal Activity by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Two posts on Cousin Bait:
Reel in the Relatives – Cousin Bait and How to Make the Most of It by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family HIstory

Siblings and In-laws Are Great Cousin Bait on Family Trees by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Gaining a Better Understanding of the Target Area on A Genealogist’s Path to History

How to Read Old Handwriting: A Primer on Ancestral Findings

Tombstone Tuesday – Urn Symbol by Karen Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Building a Locality Guide: Resources by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Identifying Ancestor Photos: Daguerrotypes by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

How to Use Women’s Clothing to Identify 19th Century Photographs on Ancestral Findings

Keeping Up with the Times

Preserving Christmas: Family Donates Beloved Collection to the Internet Archive by Caralee Adams on Internet Archive Blog

Can You Acquire Any Additional Rights Beyond Copyright to Your Own Work? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genealogy Experts Try to Identify Woman Found Dead in Portland, Maine in 2015 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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