Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Lessons in Genealogical Research by Philip Grover on Vita Brevis

Allen Bowlin: Bigamy X 5 by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

When a Place Unlocks a Bit of History by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Barbara’s Story by Jennifer Shakshober on Vita Brevis

Wartime Love Letters Returned to U.S. Family Thanks to Ontario Woman’s Discovery by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

Part 5: Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors – German Archives by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket

A Census, Rediscovered by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis

What’s New? by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Tech News

GEDCOM 7.0, Official by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Randy Majors’ “Ancestor Search” Yields Surprising Results by Cindi on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog

Working with WATO: Centimorgan Adjustments on The DNA Geek

What’s in Your Toolbox? DNA Painters cM Estimator on The DNA Geek

Genetic Genealogy

Crawford Tree Issues by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Find Birth Parents – How to Find Birth Parents by Sunny Morton on Your DNA Guide


Two Rudolf Muellers Born on the Same Day  in the Same Year in the Same Place – What? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

If a Job’s Worth Doing by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Where Was Cecil. . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

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

Was it Mill, Mills or Milne? by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Free FutureLearn Course – Working Lives in the Factories and Mills by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Instruction for 1950 U.S. Census Enumerators: The Fine Print by Marian B. Wood on climbing My Family Tree

Land Records for State-Land States on Alice Childs

Free African Americans During Slavery by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Instructions for 1950 U.S. Census Enumerators: Who to Count by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Land Buying Age by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

FamilySearch Family History Library Reopening 6 July 2021 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Important news for the next 90 days:
FamilySearch Remote Access Services Solves a Mystery by Marian B. Wood on climbing My Family Tree

Stockton, California Police, Genealogy Expert Hope They Can Return Found Keepsakes to Family by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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