Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Survivor’s Story: The Shoah Foundation Testimony of Inge Goldschmidt Oppenheimer AND Part II, both by Amy Cohen on Brotman Blog: A Family Journey

A Very Young Marriageable Girl by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

Fractured Fairy Tale by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Tips to Locating Civil War Medical Records by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Finding Family: J-Roots and Google Combined by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Franco-American Digital Archives Website Launched by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

The Three Most Relevant Archives by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Watch the Latest “What’s New in RootsMagic 8” Webinar by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

It Always Feels Like Someone Is Watching Me. . .So Get a VPN! by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Estating the Obvious by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

DNA Account Usernames Contain Clues by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Genetic Affairs – New AutoKinship Tool Predicts Relationships and Builds Genetic Trees by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Which Name to Choose and Use? By Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

What Indexes and Transcripts Don’t Tell You by Susan Posten Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

In Defense of Rabbit Holes and BSOs by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Education Is for Everyone

Genealogy Extras: Free Course & Free Conference! by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

The Family History Federation Announces the REALLY USEFUL PODCAST by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

THE Genealogy Show: Winter Event by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Going Through My Box of Inherited Items: Step Two by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Keeping Up with the Times

The Non-Writers’ Writing Guide to Write Your Family History by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian

New Collection of Books for Sale at the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

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