Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Family Reunited, 75+ Years After the Holocaust by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Jewel Moore Gresham’s Early Years in Oklahoma, 1922-1926 by Amanda on ABT UNK

Anna’s Origins by Pam Holland on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Find the Family Church Using the WPA Inventories by Julie Tarr on Genealogy in Action

Not the usual suspects 🙂
Free Family History Websites to Check Out by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Tech News

The Virtual Help Desk from the BYU Family History Library by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Heredis 2022 Released by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

Ethnicity Schmethnicity on The DNA Geed

Not Soup in 2021 Either by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

How to Group Your DNA Matches to Help Break Down Brick Walls by History Chick on Genealogical Musings


Unfortunately, this situation is not unique to one family tree:
The Wife of James F. Purvis Is Not Sarah Garrard James by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

John and Jane Edwards of St. Erth by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

Abstracting the Details by Teresa on Writing My Past

Baruch Blumenfeld: Where and When Did He Die? AND Part 2, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

How to Be a Family Tree Myth Buster by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

The Legal Status of Women in the Netherlands in 1664 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tree Progress September 2021 by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

Reorganizing Family History, Part 2 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

All That Foolin’ Around by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

FamilySearch Completes Massive Microfilm Digitization Project (sort of) by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Is Microfilm Dead or Just Mostly Dead? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for the shout-out, Linda! The series with my mother-in-law’s early memories of life in rural Texas and Oklahoma, 1914-1936, will be six parts in all and continues this Sunday!

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