Friday’s Family History Finds

With the New Year holiday on the weekend, today’s
FFHF is a day early. It will be back to Friday next week.

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Christmas in the Orphanage by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Memories of a 1950 British Christmas by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

New Ukrainian Database Breaks Down Brick Wall on Christmas Morning by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Jewish Burials in Eastern Europe – Relatives Left Behind? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Research Resources

13 Reasons to Include Tax Records in Your Genealogy Research by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Is Information onf FamilySearch.org Family Tree Accurate by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter AND

The Irony of the FamilySearch Family Tree by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Why Family Historians Are Excited About the 1921 Census Release by Jane Roberts on PasttoPresentGenealogy

Tech News

My Top Programming and Genealogy Q & As by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Ancient DNA Reveals the World’s Oldest Family Tree by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

The Biggest Shared Match May Be Inconsequential by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

GeneticAffairs AutoKinship: A Tool to Build Family Trees Based on Amounts of Shared DNA by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Methodology

12 for ’22 and Playing with the Puzzle Pieces, both by Jacqui Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

Big News! Legacy Family Tree Webinars 2022 Available for Registration by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Create an Ancestor Profile from Vital Records by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

The Holidays and Coping with Grief by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

What Are Revolving Door Ancestors and Why Do They Exist? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Tombstone Tuesday – Anchor Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

The Laws of Christmas: 2021 Reprise by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

A (Doggie) DNA Christmas by Eilene Lyon on Myricopia

Iowa: Original Birth Certificate Access Begins on 1 January 2022 by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Introducing “Ancestor.Photos” – Images of Your Ancestors from the Victorian Era by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

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