Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Grafted In by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

My Dad’s Exemplary Sportmanship Example by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Roberts Brothers, George & Ernest: Conspiracy by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

On the Trail of My Military McIntoshes by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Ghosted by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Factory Industries in the Netherlands in 1875 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Half a Million Postcards on by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Chernigov Guberniya Records Indexed on FamilySearch by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

How a Family Archive Can Help Document a Person’s Life by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

New Source for UK Court Records by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Ask Yvette – How to Find a Dutch Will by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

OCRing the 1950 Census by Lindsay Fulton on Vita Brevis

A Step-by-Step Guide on Converting Cassettes to Digital Files by Carmen Docampo on Organizing Photos

Beware of Translation Tools! on Spartan Roots

Genetic Genealogy

Proving a Parent-Child Relationship Using Ancestry DNA Thrulines and Documentary Research, Part 1 by Diana Elder on Family Locket

It’s Bucketing at DNA Painter by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Rabbit Holes with Randy – Updating My Leeds Method DNA Lists by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Focus Mode in What Are the Odds? (WATO) by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog


1950 US Census: Seeking Big-City Ancestors on NARA Site? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Finding Meier Blumfeld’s Children: The Benefits of Teamwork by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Finding Tiny Bits of Family History in Old Negatives by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Take a Look at My OneNote Notebooks by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

Education Is for Everyone

Byzantine and Catholic by Philip Jenkins on The Christian Century

What Will Happen When I Become a Death Certificate? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Snippet: Those -ix Endings! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Digitally Donate Your Genealogy? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

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

Scanning Negatives by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

Presidents in the 1950 Census by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

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