Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Those Snippets by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

The Pair of Boots by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Sarah Ann Kay: Stealing by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Honoring Grandpa Isaac, My Genealogy Inspiration by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Freda Hyamovitch/Hyams Mystery Solved by Sharon on Branches on Our Haimowitz Family Tree

San Juan Sagas by Eilene Lyon on Myricopia

Elisha Houghton Had a Gun. . .and Then He Didn’t. by Bill West on West in New England

Research Resources

Three Essentials of Scottish Research – Church, Civil, and Census Records by Alison Spring on the Frugal Family Historian

When Obituaries Get It right (And Sometimes Wrong) by Cindi on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog

Are Your Irish Immigrants to Canada in this Database at National Archives Ireland? by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Locating Records with MemoryNS by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story

Tech News

Can GEDCOM 7.0 Succeed? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Yes, Ancestry is Glitchy Right Now – Here’s What TO and NOT TO DO by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Find More Information About the New FamilySearch GEDCOM Version 7.0 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

6 Ways You Can Use Microsoft Office for Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

What Is a Heteroplasmy and Why Do I Care? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

“Do You Recognize Them?” by Jacqi Stevens on a Family Tapestry

Miller Y-DNA: A Minor Break-through? by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Narrowing the Field by Maureen Carey on Vita Brevis


Using Land Records to Help Answer Research Questions on Alice Childs

Duplicate Citations by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on heartland Genealogy

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

Searching for an Ancestor’s Maiden Name? Try These Top 7 Resources! by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Tackling Several Genealogy Projects on the Fly by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

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

Education Is for Everyone

In English Ways on Historic Ipswich

What’s Your Favourite Podcast? by Paul Chiddicks on The chiddicks Family Tree

How to Use Dropbox for Your Photo Organizing Projects by Selin Tagmat on Organizing Photos

Old Negatives? Scan, Invert, Enhance! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Art of Avoiding Scams in Ukrainian and Russian Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The Third Part by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Colour Charts of Ancestral Birthplaces by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Preserving Your Ancestor’s American Flag by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Obituaries and Death Notices by Susan Ellerbee on Posting My Family Roots

Keeping Up with the Times

Why Isn’t It Online? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

The Bitter End of COVID on the DNA Geek

What’s Open for Genealogy Research in New England by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for mentioning my blog post about the libraries and archives re-opening post pandemic. It has had a lot of readers this week. Everyone is excited about getting back into the repositories for some research trips!

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