Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Coffin Ships by Maureen Carey on Vita Brevis

Corsets by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Three Young Siblings by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Robert Vernon Estes: Still Missing, But Not Forgotten – 52 Ancestors #339 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Old Rocking Chair’s Got Me by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

The Innocent hair Diary: Surname Change, Scalp Treatment Patents, and Scandal on a3Genealogy

A Captain Goes Down with His Ship! by India Office Records on Untold Lives

52 Ancestors: Health – Finding  Rev. Albert M. Hork’s Death Certificate and a Tip by Lisa Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

My Grandfather’s Brilliant City Hall Career in Four Scandals: Part 2 by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Unsung Heroes by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Immigration Before 1865 at Library and Archives Canada Part 2 by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story

Newspaper Adverts. . .A Rich Resource by Teresa on Writing My Past

Update on the Digital Public Library of America by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

500k Irish Names Recorded in New York Almshouse Ledgers Dating Back to 1700s Are Available Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Scotland’s National Catholic Museum Launches Interactive Virtual Site by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

How Do You Back Up Your Data? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

How to Get Your Ancestor’s FindAGrave Memorial Transferred to You on Amy Johnson Crow

Genetic Genealogy

Lost and Found at FTDNA by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Interpreting Inferred Segments: A Full Aunt by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

The Origins of Zana of Abkhazia by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Top Ten Tips to Finding Your Ancestors pre-1837 by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Connecting the Greenblatt Family by Sharon on Branches on Our Haimowitz Family Tree

Which Genealogy Documents Are You Missing? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Using Wills to Find Family. George Cooke, Yeoman of Shepshed by Sharn White on FamilyHistory4U

Quick Tip: Check the Finding Aid or Catalog for Scans by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Finding Mrs. Yip Sang: a Case Study of the General Register of Canadian Immigration 1885-1949 (Canada) by Linda Yip on Past Presence

FGB Free Clinic – Case no. 9 – Marie Fouyal, Parisian Wife of thomas Mansell on The French Genealogy Blog

Education Is for Everyone

Announcing the Applied Genealogy Institute: Begins This Fall! on California Genealogy Society Blog

Family History and Food Part 1: Connections AND Part 2: Making a Famiy Cookbook, both by Diana Elder on Family Locket

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

Understanding the Probate Process on Alice Childs

Recording Memories – Some Ideas by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Creating a Family Photo Memory Book by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

1911 Census of Canada and Addresses in Ontario by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Victorian Mourning Clothes for Women and Men by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tombstone Tuesday – Wreath/Garland Symbol by Karen Miller on Karen’s Chatt

Dutch Terms – “Huis en erf” and Other Land Uses by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

My Week as the WikiTree Challenge Guest by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

More States Are Passing Laws to Restrict DNA Testing in Criminal Investigations by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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