Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Children and Grandchildren of Caroline Blumenfeld Hoxter: Leaving Germany by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog

Found on a Roadside Marker: My Fourth Great-Grandfather by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

A Case of Mistaken Identity by Angela Napolitano on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Loving the Bad Boys by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

UPLINK Website of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula History Active by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

New Ordnance Survey Maps from the National Library of Scotland by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Finding Treasure at a Local Historical Society on Alice Childs

Yad Vashem Partners with JewishGen on Holocaust Genealogy Database by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Snippet: Finding NC Land by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Tech News

Check Out the New PERSI by Cari Taplin on GenealogyPants

The Digitized David Rumsey Collection – What Now? An Update by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

How to Get Microsoft Office Suite for Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

5 Free Cloud-Based Apps for Creating Family History Books by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian

7 of the Best Cloud Storage Services That Are Cheaper than iCloud, GoogleOne, and OneDrive by Khamosh Pathak on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Identifying John Wilson’s Irish Origins, Part 1: Y DNA Analysis by Rick Wilson on Family Locket

Why DNA Matches Appear Closer Than They Are by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

My Closest Unknown DNA Matches by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Using DNA Shared Matches by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Identify Your Ancestors – Follow Nested Ancestral Segments by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

At Long Last. . .the 1921 Census for England and Wales by Teresa on Writing My Past

Favorite Find – Finding the Holy Grail of German Research, the German Home Town by Lisa Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Thumbing Through Your Ancestor’s Books by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Questions for Evaluating Genealogical Evidence by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

Education Is for Everyone

Top Ten 1921 Census Tips by Jane Roberts on PasttoPresentGenealogy

Genealogy Digital File Organization by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

How to Date Family Photographs by Sam Linnell on Family Wise Ltd.

Tips for Writing Your Memoir by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Guild of One Name Studies Webinar Series by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Bite-Sized Bios for Earlier vs Recent Ancestors by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

North of Ireland Family History Society Classes for 2022 by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Announcing the Family History Show, Online 2022 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

The New Madrid, Missouri Earthquakes of 1811 & 1812 by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Keeping Up with the Times

Change at Find a Grave by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021 -Responses by Jill Ball on GeniAus

“Of the Time” 1950 US Census Ads & Training by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

6 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for linking to my article for this week! It was surely an eye-opener when I found it and realized that the articles were indeed talking about my great-grandparents, and that their was so many rich genealogical details I could obtain from them!

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