Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Finding Charles Taylor by Jonathan Hill on Vita Brevis

Extreme Ancestors – Johanna van Groezen, Wife, Mother of Two, Widow in the Same Year by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Family Lore by Michelle Norris on Vita Brevis

William Crumley’s Original 1792 Will Surfaces by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Research Resources

Irish Place Names by Sheilagh Doerfler on Vita Brevis

Maps: Visualizing Your Ancestors – Finding Topographical Maps by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

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

Crowd Sourcing the Tinder Postcard Collection at Clements Library by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Tech News

MyHeritage Census Helper Gets a Major Upgrade by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

How to Encrypt Your Email and Why You Should by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

15 Best Google Docs Features Every User Should Know by Yash Wate on TechPP

How to Create a Simple Website by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How to Finally Cut, Copy, and Paste in Google Drive by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

Ancestry Tree Public Photo and Document Search Engine by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Genetic Genealogy

Calling All Genies (Genealogists I Mean) by Esther Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

AncestryDNA SideView by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Painting Your Populations by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog


You’ve Scanned – Now What? More Genealogy Organization Tips by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

3 Ways to Best Use Family Tree Hints by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Quick Tip: Was Your Relative in an Asylum? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Follow-up Notebooks to the Rescue! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

It’s Easy to Make this DIY Lightbox for Scanning Negatives with Your Phone by Elizabeth O’Neal on heart of the Family

Keeping Up with the Times

Ancestry, This One’s on You by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist AND

Find a Grave (Owned by Ancestry), Seriously, JUST STOP Incentivizing the Creation of Memorials of the Recently Deceased by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

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