Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Sailors Will Be Sailors? by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

Recent Visitors to the Grave of Lt. Daniel S. Wilson in France on Joy Neal Kidney

Operation Market Garden – From sky to earth for liberty I fell, I fought, I won my wings again, farewell by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

The Irish Orphan Girl in Our Family by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

Research Resources

The Original and Best by Dave on Lifelines Research

Scanned Records of Ukraine’s Partisans from WWII Go Online by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Changing Rules for Civil War Pensions by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Navigating the Unique Texas Land Grant System: Republic and Statehood Era 1836-1898 by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Researching at the National Archives of Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Land Mystery by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Olive Tree Genealogy Website to Remain Online by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Why Has ScotlandsPeople Changed Its Name Search Tool Options? by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

How to Force Google Chrome to Download PDFs Instead of Opening Them by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

Rabbit Holes with Randy – Working with Family Tree Analyzer by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Should We Include DNA Results in Family Stories? by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

AutoKinship at GEDmatch by Genetic Affairs by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

A World of DNA by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

Should I Sort My 23andMe Matches by Percent or Strength of Relationship? by Nicole Elder on Family Locket


Part 3: Pennsylvania Germans: Guiding Principles for Research by Alice Childs on Family Locket

The Whys and What-ifs by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Civil Registration Documents Don’t Always Complete the Story by Teresa on Writing My Past

Case Study – Diving Deep into Ontario Lands Records by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Finding and Using Archives of Michigan Circulars by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Education Is for Everyone

Gen-Fed 2022 Goes Virtual by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Kentucky Genealogical Society Announces a Completely Virtual Webinar Series During March 2022 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

New Tools for My Toolbox by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

About That Legal Limit by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Using Color to Understand Your Family’s Last Names by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Many Paths to Sources: It’s Not All Online by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Allen County Public Library Adds More Genealogy Videos to YouTube by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

1950 US Census Prep: Using ED Maps and Descriptions by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Native American DNA by Ann Raymont on DNA Sleuth

Ancestry and FamilySearch Join Together to Check Ancestry’s Automated Index of the 1950 United States Federal Census by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Wyoming Bill Restricting Sale of DNA Data Passes Introduction by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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