Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Letter to Paul by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

The Battle of Nantwich by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Bewitched by David Allen Lambert on Vita Brevis

The Gift of an Autobiography: Junior High Friendships and Sports by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Clint Knee, Notable Perry Lawman, Part of Bonnie and Clyde Posse on Joy Neal Kidney

Research Resources

University of Michigan Black Student Database Through 1970 Is Now Public by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Maps: Visualizing Your Ancestors – Types of Maps – Bird’s Eye View by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

500 Free Library of Congress Digital Collections by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

These G Suite Alternatives Are Cheaper or Free by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

8 Zoom Alternatives to Make a Free Conference Call by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Find More Ancestors with Autosomal DNA by Increasing Coverage by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

McGill University Studies Negative Impact of DNA Test Results by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte


Finding Max Blumenfeld, Part III: Finding His Grandsons by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Seven Sure Steps to Discovering Your Ancestors by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Quick Tip: Old Does Not Mean Original by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tracing Emma’s Locations. . .  by Teresa on Writing My Past

Education Is for Everyone

Free One-Day conference on Vital Records by Legacy Family Tree Webinars by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Genealogical Research Institute of Philadelphia (GRIP) Free Zoom Presentations by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

5 Top Tips for Using eBay for Family History by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

How Do You Say Goodbye to Your Genealogy Research? This Is What I Did. by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Journaling As a Way to Preserve Family History on Treemily

Quick Tip #36: Do It Now! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

How to Fix Bad or Missing Source Citations by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

New Genealogy Videos on Allen County Public Library’s YouTube Channel Include Probate Records, Writing Family Stories, Scanning, Searching and DNA by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

Genealogy Blogs: Read, Comment, Repeat by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

New Film Tells Story of an African American Family That Embarked on a Journey of Discovery After a Letter from a Formerly Enslaved Ancestor Is Unearthed by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

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