Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Child’s 100-Year-Old Chair from Sunday School on Joy Neal Kidney

Because I am a cat person:
The 3 Mad Cats by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Nancy and the “Wilson Schoolbus” on Joy Neal Kidney

Myrtie Hairston Bryan’s Funeral Book – Seymour, Texas 1927 by Diana on Moments in Time

Comic Relief by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Welcome to 1926! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

5 Free Ways to Find Patents from Your Inventor Ancestor by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Antenati’s New Site Design – Is It Actually Better? by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Records That Became Public in 2022 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Using the Nationwide Gravesite Locator by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Using Church Histories in Your Genealogy Research by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Dutch Genealogy News for 2021 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

SVG Family-Tree Generator (v6.2) by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Switch to Conference Keeper TODAY by DearMyrtle on GeneaWebinars

User Choice Awards for 2021 from by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

DNA Test Surprise? Giving the News with Compassion by Brianne Kirkpatrick on Your DNA Guide Blog


Where Do You Start Your Search for Your Ancestors? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keep Genealogy Exciting with This One List by DiAnn Iamarino on fortify Your Family Tree

They Married Six and a Half Weeks Earlier! by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

How to Find anyone on the Internet for Free by Jeff Somers on Lifehacker

Locating the Actual Place Your Ancestor Lived: Sheldon Lands Records in Early Kingstown Rhode Island by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Education Is for Everyone

Scots Language and Culture Courses by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Digital File Organization for Genealogy on Genealogy in Action

Tombstone Tuesday – Lyre/Harp Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

The Return of What Is a Source? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genealogy Mistakes That Everyone Makes (And How to Avoid Them) on Amy Johnson Crow

Connecticut Probate Records by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis

Keeping Up with the Times

Findmypast and the National Archives Unveil the 1921 Census of England and Wales for the Very First Time by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Happy New Year! Time for a 30 x 30 Challenge by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

2nd International Greek Ancestry Conference on Spartan Roots

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