Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Pending Arguments by Michelle Norris on Vita Brevis

Roosevelts without Middle Names by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

My Sister Is Gone, But Still I Smile by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Never a Dull Moment by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Catholic Match-maker by Tracey Arial on Genealogy Ensemble

The Last Aunt by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Part 6: Pennsylvania Germans: Probate Records by Alice Childs on Family Locket

Nizhyn and Kozelets 1836 Metrical Records by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Ancestors in Kent – A Guide by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Many Paths to Resources: Newspapers, Part 3A by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

NYC Historical Vital Records Go Online! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Registers of Chinese Immigration to Canada, 1885-1949, Indexed and Available on Library and Archives Canada’s Website by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Indexing Re-invented by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Comments on Scanning Photos by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Randy Majors Updates Historical Counties and Drawing Tools by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

The 5 Best Free Cloud Storage Services by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Vive la difference! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Bill Regulating Collection of Genetic Data Passes Kentucky House by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Using DNA Before You Head to Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Methodology

Records Across the Sea by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Gathering Corroborating Evidence by Teresa on Writing My Past

How to Use the FAN Club to Solve Your Genealogy Brick Walls by Julie Tarr on Genealogy in Action

Why Can’t I Find Any More Family History? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist

Without Vital Records, What Can You Do? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

1950 US Census Prep: Finding Small Town EDs by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Review of History for Genealogists (revised ed. 2016) by Emmerson Brand on The Hidden Branch

Etymology Map of London Place Names by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

What Is a Genealogy Research Log? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist

Tombstone Tuesday – Rock of Ages Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Writing the Tough Stuff: Writing Challenge by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Keeping Up with the Times

This is a 2-day event spanning the globe from Europe to the U.S. to Australia:
Historians and Genealogists Unite to Stage Unique Livestream to Raise Funds for Ukraine by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Digital Archivists Race to Preserve Ukrainian Heritage by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How About a Library and Archives Canada Name Change? by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic connections

One More Census Takeaway: The End of An Era of Counting the Nation by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

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