Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

AFS Fireman John Coleman Barrell by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

Bessie’s Story by Jan Doerr on Vita Brevis

Hans Sang (1614-1684); Survived the 30 Years’ War, But Not the Plague by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Miss Lindsay – The Early Years by Lucy H. Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble

Road Lines by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

More Than Ancestry, Norway Genealogy on a3Genealogy

5+ Clues You Might Be Missing in Death Certificates by Julie Tarr on Genealogy in Action

Did Your ancestor Buy a Tombstone from Sears? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Tech News

Google Is Adding New Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Keep Optimizations for Tablets by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

DNA: In Search of. . . What do You Mean I’m Not Related to My Family? – And What Comes Next? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Ancestry Breaks Down Your Ethnicity by Parent by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

New: AncestryDNA Chromosome Painter Segments by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

What Are DNA SNPs? by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

My Painted Populations: Comparing 23andMe, AncestryDNA and FamilyTreeDNA by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog


No Marriage Record Found by Amanda Cleage on Finding Eliza

This Can’t Work by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Are You Writing? by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Education Is for Everyone

Quick Tip – Snapshot or Video? byYvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Grab the Genealogy Scavenger Hunt for Just $39 by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Six Tips for Excellent Writing by Diana Elder on Family Locket

An Easy Way to Rid Your Family Tree of Typos by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Tombstone Tuesday – Knights of the Maccabees by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Keeping Up with the Times

On the Loss of Local Resources by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

How Russia Could Use Your Aunt’s Genealogy Hobby to Kill You by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

What’s the Best Way to Keep Genealogy Research As a Senior Moves to Assisted Living? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Great list! Between family visits and the heat, I didn’t quite get a blog post done this week – glad to see others weren’t similarly affected 🙂

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