Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

“My Daughter, which she really is, tho’, but an adopted one” by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

JMW Turner’s Daughters – Part 1 Evelina and Part 2 – Georgiana, both on Untold Lives Blog

Nora Kirsch Lore: Girlfriend, What Were You Thinking? – 52 Ancestors #337 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Diaries of Simeon Perkins by Sheilagh Doerfler on Vita Brevis

Circa 1904: My Long-Lost Great-Granduncle: Antonio di Lorenzo by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Research Resources

A New Tool for Jewish Genealogical Research by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Alberta Ancestors: Homestead Records on Internet Archive by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story

Best Websites for Old Maps of the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on dutch Genealogy

Did Your Ancestor Serve in the Military? on Alice Childs

Strategies for Searching Church Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Free: Finding Capt. Slatter in the Internet Archive by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

More Links to Free Online Canadian Newspapers on The Ancestor Hunt by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

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

Tech News

Time for FTDNA’s Change by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

How to Avoid Windows’ ‘PrintNightmare’ Security Threat by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker

The WikiTree Challenge – From the Inside by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy


Analyzing a Complex Challenge on the FamilySearch Family Tree: Part One by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

My Genealogical Process – Part 2 of 2 on Don Taylor Genealogy

Prepare to Walk Along Your Ancestors’ Streets by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

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

Writing the Difficult Chapters of Your Story: An Overview by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

Free Online Workshop at Public Record Office of Ireland by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Should You Color Code Your Files? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Do You Know Your German Farm Ancestor’s “Stand”? by Gail Blankenau on Katherine Schober, SK Translations

Keeping Up with the Times

Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Library Reopens by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Library and Archives Canada to Reopen in Ottawa July 13 by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Study Finds Leonardo da Vinci’s Family Tree Spans 21 Generations, Including 14 Male Living Descendants by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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