Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

False Friends by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

My Cousin Sigmund Livingston, The Founder of the Anti-Defamation League by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

“Miss Ida with a Smile” by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Geneteka Expands Its Free Database to Add Indexed Russian Vital Records by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

More One-Stop Law by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

National Library of Ireland Updates Catalogues Interface by Chris paton on Scottish GENES

What Is HathiTrust and Why do Genealogists Need to Be Familiar with It? by John on Filiopietism Prism

Protestant Families of Quebec City and Trois Rivieres 1759-1875 by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Tech News

Your DNA Raw Data May Have Changed by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

A Strategy for Using MyHeritage’s Brand New DNA Match Labels by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Fall 2021 DNA Sales by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

DNA Mystery Match? How to Respond by Brianne Kirkpatrick on Your DNA Guide Blog

A New Website: DNA Favorites by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter


Discover Your Ancestral Hometown’s History by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Elizabeth Cooper Found by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Lara and the Three Little Bers – Identical Names, Different People by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

More Gophering for SHELDON Clues: The Technique Works for Any Surname by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood

Four Things I’m Doing to Break My Brick Wall by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

A Rant About Really Old Newspapers by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

The Fun of Mapping Your Ancestors by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

I have come across first-name indexes in a few U.S. counties, too:
Quirks of Contemporary Indexes by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

New QRB Video – Researching Records in Canada by Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog

Homesteading in Oklahoma: Introducing Historic Oklahoma Law by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Why Are Occupations Important to Genealogists? by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Swedish Death Cleaning: It’s Actually a Good Thing by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Digging into the Entire Website: Digital Images, Indexes and the Catalog (Part Seven) by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Of Patents and Deeds by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

A Crazy Family History Dream by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Help Index Oregon Marriage Records by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Researching in Salt Lake City: What’s New? What’s Not? on the California Genealogical Society Blog

Gifts for Genealogists 2021 by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you Linda for listing my recent post about HathiTrust — much appreciated! I like your weekly Finds and always find something of interest since you follow an amazing number of blogs. John

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