Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Kerry Chronicles: Nohoval Cemetery by Cindi on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog

Incorrigible & Worthless on Lifelines Research

Getting in Trouble in Early Rhode Island: John SHELDEN/SHELDON of Newport and Kingstown by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

This Thing of Ours Is Bananas by Justin Cascio on Mafia Genealogy

Research Resources

Database Locates More Than 270,000 Vanished Villages from Maps by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

1950 US Census: “Errors in Age Statistics” by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

25 North Carolina Historical Newspapers Added to DigitalNC by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

British Newspaper Archive Passes 46 Million Pages by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Clues from a Query in an Old County Quarterly by Marie on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog – Southeastern USA

New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys: Meet the Loyalist Youth by Leah Grandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Top 40 Free Online Genealogy Websites You Should Be Visiting Now by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

SVG Family-Tree Generator (v6.1) by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

A New Website for Ancestor Tracks! by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Introducing Labels for DNA Matches on MyHeritage by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Skiff: the Decentralized, Encrypted, and Super Secure Word Processor by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

DNA as Negative Evidence on The DNA Geek

Welcome, Cuz – NPE Results in a Newly Found Relative by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Automated DNA Icons in Your Ancestry Tree by Kitty  on Kitty Cooper’s Blog


Double-check Those Online Repository Reference Numbers by Teresa on Writing My Past

Followup: A Chance Meeting – Part 3 (Conclusion): Identifying Benjamin Avery Posten’s Parents by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

More Progress with the Millers by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Quick Tip – Jump the Pond by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Dear Randy: Should I Use FamilySearch Family Tree As My Main Genealogy Database? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Education Is for Everyone

The Trail of Tears & the American Indian Removal of 1831 to 1838 by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Treatying History by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Tombstone Tuesday – Bird Symbol by Karen Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Is a Family History Blog the Best Way to Share Your Ancestral Stories? by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian

Preparing for a Research Trip: Repository Visits by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Keeping Up with the Times

Sharing Genealogy by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

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