Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Accident or Murder? The Death of William Shoults by Auntie Jen on Auntie Jen’s Family Trees

When Names and Dates Were People We Knew by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Digging Deep to Find My Roots by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Chance Meeting Between Oklahoma Men with Pennsylvania Ties by Susan Posten on Posting Family Roots

Go Look It Up! by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

She Owned a Cottage by Lucy H. Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

RLP 171: Print Resources for African American Research by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

More Resources for Irish Research for Family History Month by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Mastering Chronicling America’s Advanced Search by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

3 Most Common Design Mistakes When Creating a Family History Book by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian

Internet Archive Releases RefCat, the IA Scholar Index of Over 1.3 Billion Scholarly Citations by Jefferson on Internet Archive Blogs

Genetic Genealogy

AutoSegment Triangulation Cluster Tool at GEDmatch by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Why Users Should Consider Where DNA Testing Data Ends Up by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter


Genealogy Lessons from History by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Expanding Your Research Horizons by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Ask Yvette – Is My Last Name Dutch? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Autumn Family History Courses from the NIFHS by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Try This Cousin Bait Trick on Find a Grave by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

How Many Genealogically Significant Records Have Been Digitized? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genealogy Fair and a Scottish Conference – both Virtual This Weekend(ish) by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Curate by Sharing “Double Prints” Snapshots by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Inheriting the Copyright by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

THE Genealogy Show Announces Speaker Schedule by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Research Finds in the Graveyard, Part 1 by Leah Grandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Archivists and Genealogists Working Together by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Taking a Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) Course by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

A Montana Man Has the Oldest DNA Native to America – And It Alters What We Know About Our Ancestors by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for the shout-out! It was fun writing about my mother-in-law Jewel. A future post will be about some great Oklahoma maps I found in my research for the series.

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