Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

New WWII Database Fills in Family’s Story for Escape from Soviet Ukraine by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Crimes & Punishment on Tickle and Tickell Surname Study And DNA Project

Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France on Joy Neal Kidney

Mehitable Braybrook, Who Burned Down Jacob and Sarah Perkins’ House, Married John Downing and Was Arrested for Witchcraft by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Research Resources

Disused School Houses of Ireland by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Jumpstart Your Genealogy with FamilySearch on Amy Johnson Crow

The Protestant Families of Quebec City by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Recovering the Lost Collections of the Public Record Office of Ireland by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

New Portal for Freedmen’s Bureau Records by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Quick Tip – Video About Using Wie Was Wie by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

What Was Your Ancestor’s Job? by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Choosing a DNA Objective Using a Surname Search by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Creating an Online DNA Tree by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Add a Beneficiary to Your DNA Test by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog


Did Families Really Stay in One Place? Finding Ancestral Towns on Katherine Schober

Tragedy by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Circling the F.A.N. Club Drain by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

Writing Ancestor Stories Without Judgment by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

The Little Ice Age and Genealogy by Wayne Shepheard on discover Genealogy

Immigration: The First and Last Big Challenge in Genealogical Research by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Provide the Proof and Change Their Minds by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Genealogy Acts of Kindness or Scam? by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

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