Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Grandma Ruby Neal’s Wicker Baskets on Joy Neal Kidney

Jewish Eviction from Towns within the Russian Empire by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Research Resources

A Ray of Light by Pam Holland on Vita Brevis

Researching at PRONI by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Put Your Sibling Tests to Work with Shared cM Investigator by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog


1950 US Census Project: FAN Club by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

A Genealogical Toolbox of Websites by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Education Is for Everyone

Conference Keeper: Your Go-To for Genealogy Education by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

The Risks of Orphan Status by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Part 2: Pennsylvania Germans: Journey to a New Land by Alice Childs on Family Locket

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

My Top Five Reasons to Organize Digitally by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Keeping Up with the Times

Only a few more weeks until the 1950 census is available:
In the US, Top 10 Given Names in 1940 and 1950 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Lorine contributed so much to the genealogy world:
Lorine McGinnis Schulze of Olive Tree Genealogy Passes Away by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

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