Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

My Grandfather’s Brilliant City Hall Career in Four Scandals – Part 3 by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

What’s in a Name? by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

The Things Family Don’t Know Astound Me! by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Beaver Hill Miners by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

James Sutherland Music Man by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Getting More Out of Yearbooks for Genealogy on Amy Johnson Crow

Arolsen Archives Updates It WWII Database Once Again by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Savoir Fair – BIFHSGO Launches New Website by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

An Introduction to NRS Archives Talk by Tessa Spencer by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Quick Tip from the England Census 1841-1901 by Teresa on Writing My Past

The Mayflower Silver Book Project Update by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Tech News

Google’s New 5TB Cloud Storage Plan by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Here’s Why You’ve Had No New DNA Matches on Ancestry by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte


The Wrong Blood! by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

FGB – Free Clinic – Case No. 9 – Marie Fouyol, Parisian Wife of Thomas Mansell, Part 8 – Next Steps – Know the Sources by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog

Add Context to Your Family Tree with Historic Photos by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

The Origins of the Melungeons by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Rethinking Your Family Stories by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Is it Worth it? By Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Tombstone Tuesday – Rising/Setting Sun Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Probate Genealogy: An Intriguing Field of Research on Ancestry Bird Dog

Keeping Up with the Times

California Genetic Information Privacy Act Heads to Governor by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Books for Sale: Bargains & Treasure by Chris Pattillo on California Genealogical Society Blog

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