Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Postscript on the Irish by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Homes of the Manning Family of Ipswich by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Mirrored Names by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Silvio Pellico and the Italian Risorgimento: An Ancestral Connection by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Stamping the Past (1) by Julie Goucher on Anglers Rest

Some Things Never Change by Janice Sellers on Ancestral Discoveries

Diamonds Are This Girl’s Best Friend – Two New Diamond Ancestors! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Homes of the Descendants of Daniel Rindge and Mary Kinsman of Ipswich by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Research Resources

Land Army Records by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Prep for Browsing the 1950 US Census in Three Steps by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Immigration Before 1865 at Library and Archives Canada Part 3 by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story

The Official Pension Roll of 1883: One of the Hidden Censuses on Cindy Freed on

US and Canada Newspapers Removed from FindMyPast by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Quick Tip – Open Journals by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Irish Deeds? Yes, Indeed. by Joe Smaldone on Vita Brevis

How to Find Your Ancestral Locations in China: Geography Basics, Maps, and the UCB Register of Chinese Immigration by Linda Yip on Past Presence

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

Tech News

Be sure to read all five articles:
Ancestry Retreats AND One Big Change at Ancestry by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist AND

Clock Is Ticking: In 28 Days, Ancestry CAN DO ANYTHING THEY WANT with Every Image in Your Tree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy AND and Your Ancestry Member Tree by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings AND

Panic by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Using the Greenshot Screenshot Tool for Genealogy by Teresa on Writing My Past

FamilySearch GEDCOM 7.0 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

MyHeritage to Acquire Filae by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Update: Are You Ready for the Future of Computing? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

I Finally Tested my mtDNA by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

What Do You Think You Are? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Understanding Admixture and Genetic Overlap at AncestryDNA AND Understanding Admixture and Genetic Overlap at MyHeritageDNA, both by History Chick on Genealogical Musings


Is Pinterest a Valid Source? by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

A Moore Unmoored by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Using Newspaper Resources for Family History Research by Wayne Shepheard on discover Genealogy

Finding on the Ground: An Ontario Concession/Lot on a Map by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Education Is for Everyone

The Role of the Census Enumerator by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

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

Revisit: Exploring ICD Codes on Death Certificates by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

CGVRI 2022 Dates Announced by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Become a Better Genealogist by Taking a Course in Forensic Genealogy by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Free in September by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Keeping Up with the Times

Criminal Genealogy Now Has a Podcast by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Lady Tricyclists on Untold Lives Blog

Deeds and Research Lead to Discovery of Lost, Historic Augusta, Maine Cemetery by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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