Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Sybilla’s Daybook by Jennifer Shakshober on Vita Brevis

President Eisenhower at the Iowa State Fair on Joy Neal Kidney

Research with Me: The Jordan Family Bible (Biddeford, ME) by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

The Unsolved Puzzle of Lizzie Gerner by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

The History of the House My Grandfather Built, As Shown in Photos, 5 Christmas Cards, His Architect’s Home Description, and a Recent Listing by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Homes of the Descendants of John Baker of Ipswich by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Household Accounts for Charles and Charlotte Canning on Untold Lives Blog

Henry Tickle, the Navarro County Outlaw on the Tickle and Tickell Surname Study & DNA Project

Research Resources

And Another US (and Canada) Newspapers Site by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

The Scandinavian and Baltic States in Quebec by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Tales from the Parish Chest: Bastardy in Early Modern North-Essex on Essex Record Office Blog

JewishGen’s JGFF: A Family Story Matching Documentation & Cousin Connection by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

NEWSFLASH: British Newspaper Archive FREE by Cindi on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog

Tech News

The Molehill and the Mountain by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

How to Find the Hidden ‘Orphaned’ Files Eating Your Google Drive Storage by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker

10 Reasons Why You Might Need Asana by Linda Yip on Past Presence

Genetic Genealogy

About Those Traits. . . by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Announcing DNA Beginnings – A New Series by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Finding Unknown biological Ancestors with DNA by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Focusing on William A. W. Dempsey’s DNA Using Chromosomes Analysis and Segment Maps by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls


Which Part of Your Ancestry Needs to Be Private? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Stop Adding Incorrect Details for My Family by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

A Namesake for Nana – Part 2 by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

How Not to Chase a Genealogical Bright Shiny Object by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Sometimes You Need to Reevaluate by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Always check all copies of records which have been filmed multiple times. by Marie on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Quick Tip – Compare to the Neighbors by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

FAN Club in Action on Genealogy in Action

Education Is for Everyone

Announcing: Donna Peterson Scholarship for GenealogyPants Classes by Cari Taplin on GenealogyPants

Why You Should Join a Family History Society by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Upskilling for Genealogists by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family HIstorian

IGHR 2021 Debrief by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Easy Ways You Can Share Your Genealogy Beyond an Ancestry Tree on Amy Johnson Crow

Dutch Term – Vluchteling by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Mary Baker Eddy Birthplace by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Building a Locality Guide: Miscellaneous Stuff by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Keeping Up with the Times

Book Review – Pioneers on Maine Rivers on Don Taylor Genealogy

Book Review “Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy” by Dr. Mac on A Week of Genealogy

People Born and Adopted in Connecticut Can Obtain Their Own Birth Records for First Time in Decades by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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