Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

An Alien and an Alias by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Not Just Your Run of the Mill Story by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

How Two 18th Century New Hampshire Parents Redeemed Their Kidnapped Daughters by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Cutting Loose by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

What Did He Do? by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

NARA and 1950 by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Many Paths to Sources: Newspapers, Part 1 by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

New Kilkenny Records Join RootsIreland by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

The Clues in Official Bonds by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Dutch Genealogy News for February 2022 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

FREE Advanced DNA Tools at MyHeritage with DNA File Upload by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

New Features for Maps, Trees and WATO at DNA Painter by Jonny Perk on DNA Painter Blog

ScotlandsPeople to Reinstate Fuzzy Search Tool by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Rabbit Holes with Randy — RootsMagic 8 Treeshare with Ancestry by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Preserving items for Future DNA Testing – Teeth, Stamps, Envelopes, Hats, Hair and More by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Reflection Journal: Week 1: Assess Your DNA Matches and Analyze Your Pedigree by J. Stephen Little on Ashe Ancestors


Even Miraculous Finds Need a Closer Look by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

The Librarian’s Guide Might Help You with Your Research by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

Two Books, Two Families, Two Results: Which Is the Correct One? by Charles Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Elizabeth Florence Moodie. . .Whose Child Is She? by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Education Is for Everyone

BCG to Host Joy Reisinger Lecture Series: Six Free Webinars on 7 October 2022 on Board for Certification of Genealogists

Jamboree Registration Is Opening on March 7th by Diane Adamson on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

Ask Yvette – Is an Online Tree a Source? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Off the Shelf: Zotero for Genealogy by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Indentures Indeed by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Part 4: Pennsylvania Germans: The Land Acquisition Process in Colonial Pennsylvania by Alice Childs on Family Locket

What Does That Mean? by Raymond Addison on Vita Brevis

Tombstone Tuesday – Animal Tombstone Art by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

What Exactly Is the AGBI and How Do We Use It? by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

How Can You Get to Know Your Civil War Ancestor? Part 2 on Cindy Freed

Keeping Up with the Times

Bearing with the DNA News by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

1950 Census Release Includes Name Index by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Howard University to Digitize Its Archive of Thousands of Black Newspapers by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Important Last Minute 1950 US Census Info by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

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