Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Taube Brotman Hecht’s Son Harry: A Son of Immigrants and a World War I Hero by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

He Reenacted Civil War Battles As a Black Soldier Fighting for Freedom. Then He Learned About His Great Great Grandfather by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Surprise: Great Grandpa Had a First Wife! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

Russian Genealogy Tips for Beginners by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

More Maps from the National Library of Scotland on John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Russian Archives Introduce New WWII Database on Nazi Victims by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Budapest Archives/National Archive of Hungary – Ordering Documents by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Sharing by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Czech Local Archive Publishes Digitized Records Online of the Former Concentration Camp for Romani People at Lety by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

5 Digital Libraries Where You Can Download Ebooks for Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

The Best Portable Document Scanner by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Endogamy v Pedigree Collapse|DNA Matches by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog

What’s the Difference Between Pedigree Collapse and Endogamy? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

How to Find Value in Your Distant DNA Matches by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Methodology

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

Seven Ways to Find Sources on FamilySearch by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Building a Locality Guide: Published Sources by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Prepping for 1950 US Census: Address Details Matter! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

“All the Ancestors in That Building Were Holding Up the Wall!” on Arlene Eakle’s Genealogy Blog

Are You a Genealogist or Family Historian? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Maine State Library Reopens in Temporary Quarters by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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