Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Amazing Family History to Be Found on Facebook by Dara on Black Raven Genealogy

Timekeepers by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Ukrainian Birth Records from Archives Take Down Brick Wall on Great-Grandparents by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

“Apartment Building Split, Whirled and Relocated,” –  But Where? by Amanda on ABT UNK

Danny Wilson: How Can You Be Sure He’s Really Buried There? on Joy Neal Kidney

Berel Tolchinsky’s Fate by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Slave Surnames by Meaghan E.K. Siekman on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Exploring Military Cemeteries on Amy Johnson Crow

Ancestors & Bankruptcy? 7 Great Genealogical Finds by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Parish Boundary Maps by Melanie McComb on Vita Brevis

A dangerous occupation. . .the death of John Mathieson by Teresa on  Writing My Past

The Pitfalls of Census Records by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Tech News

Why DNA Ancestry Tests Have Questionable Results by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Be Sure Your DNA Tests Are Connected to Trees at MyHeritage by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Making Connections by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Quick Tip – Investigate Gaps Between Children by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Connecting with Descendants of the People in Your Ancestors’ Neighborhood by Marie Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

How to Find the Stragglers in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Great Canadian Genealogy Blogs by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

JamboFree Schedule Is Here! by Megan Lee on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

Part 3: Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors: Tips for Getting the Surname Right by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket

Family History TV Gives You Access to a Wide Range of Helpful Family History Videos by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Building a Locality Guide: the Sections by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Video Workshops on Irish Genealogy Training Sessions – Now Available on Ancestor Network

Keeping Up with the Times

In remembrance – Memorial Day:
The Poppies of Flanders Fields – Guest Post by Denzil Walton (Belgium) on Joy Neal Kidney

National Finding Aid Network Coming by Nancy Loe n Sassy Jane Genealogy

New Library Lookup Service – For When You Can’t Visit the Family History Library by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for the mention! The split, whirled, and relocated apartment building post was inspired by a post in a Chicago history Facebook group. Fun to research!

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