Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

One Way Ticket by Mershell C. Graham on Finding Eliza

Memories of My Great Great Grandmother by Tyler Truong on Hidden Branches

Stonehenge: The Day Two Outvoted Three on Joy Neal Kidney

Inside the Cap by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Growing Up in the Union Church in Pennsylvania on Alice Childs

An Unusual Find Triggers Historical Research by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Fun Fact – My Aunt June Was a Stewardess for Western Airlines by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Research Resources

Ukrainian Archives Moves Ahead with Digitized Records and a New Database by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Introducing Historic Native American Law Resources by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

A First Look at the Virtual Treasury by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Searching for Fun Facts and Finding Jumbo by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

New Interactive Map and Timeline Added to Chronicling America by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

Genealogy Tech Tip – Snagit’s “Grab Text” Tool by Teresa on Writing My Past

Ancestry Adds Chromosome Painter by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Genetic Genealogy

Jude’s Gen – Organizing DNA Matches on Ancestry by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude


Quick Tip #37 – Take the Time to Read About a Collection by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Why Go Over? by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Take the Time to Write About Your Research by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Who Are You Mrs. Cumyow? A Case Study Resolving Conflicts in Primary Sources by Linda Yip on Past Presence

“Had the Soldier Been Married Before He Was Married to You?” AND Guided by the Ancestors, both by Kristin on Finding Eliza

Quick Tip – Did He Serve After All? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Free Genealogy Conference on Military Research from Legacy Family Tree Webinars This Saturday by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Fave Genealogy Channels on YouTube by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

I Did a Double-Take When I Saw This Date! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Plotting Land on Google Maps by Julie Tarr on Genealogy in Action

Was My Ancestor a Pirate? by Sam Linnell on Family Wise Ltd.

State Historical Society of Missouri Releases Free Online Genealogy Series by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Keeping Up with the Times

Some Thoughts About Publishing Your Genealogy Data by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

After 37 Years, Avotaynu Inc. Is Closing Its Doors by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

The Curious Descendants Club by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

A Typographic Tribute Honors the Residents and Neighbors of a Now-Demolished House in Sainte-Marie by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for introducing me to Tyler Truong’s blog. I spent some time this morning reading his discoveries. Also a very belated thank you for the mention for my post on methodology.

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