Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

William Henry Payne: Missing by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

New Brunswick’s Loyalist Experiment: Examining the Life of William Burtis, Robert Campbell and Thomas Mullins by Leah Grandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Land Records in Bohemia by Hallie Borstel on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Using the Library of Michigan in Your Genealogy Research by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

The Ireland Reaching Out Programme by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Ireland’s Landed Estates Website Comes Back in from the Cold by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

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

Tech News

Translating a Book at No Cost with Passable Results by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Those Small DNA Percentages – They’re Always Real, Right? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


Cleaning Up My Database by Teresa on Writing My Past

Social History in the Census by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Swapping Surname Confusion – The Impact of Religious (But No Civil) Marriage by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Searching the 1950 Census by Danielle Cournoyer on Vita Brevis

Tombstone Tuesday – Heavenly City Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

The Stories in the Census by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

The information is much the same for Catholic records elsewhere, too:
Simple Tips for Understanding Italian Birth Records by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Add a Transcription to Improve NARA’s 1950 Census Index by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Waxahachie, Texas Cemetery Vandalized, Over 200 Headstones Damaged by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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