Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Hall of Famer by Zachary Garceau on Vita Brevis

The First Mafia Gang in Sicily by Justin Cascio on Mafia Genealogy

The Big Ditch by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Searching for Relatives of My Grandmother’s Friends to Share Her Photos by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

All These Lines by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Unrestricted Access to Irish Adoption Records by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

More Kerry Records Added to RootsIreland by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Using Electoral Registers to Pinpoint a Move by Teresa on Writing My Past

Using the Internet Archive for Serious Genealogical Research by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Why You Should Use Cyndi’s List: Overview by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland – A Useful Resource by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

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

Tech News

Big news from MyHeritage:
Introducing Photo Tagger: Tag Multiple Photos Instantly by Erica on Myheritage Blog

Amazon Drive Is Ending on December 31, 2023 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

GFP-GAN Is a New Free AI Tool That Can Fix Most Old Photos Instantly by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How to Pass On Your Passwords After You Die by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

In Search of. . .Vendor Features, Strengths, and Testing Strategies by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Ashkenazic Shared DNA Survey – August 2022 Update by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

How to Download Your DNA Match Lists & Segment Files by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Asking Good Questions; Creating Good Answers by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

Probable Relatives Becoming Definite Relatives – Keep Track of Those Stray Branches! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Networking: In Which Is Found Aussie Relatives, A Cranky Cousin and a Castle by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Genealogy Obsession Pays an Unexpected Dividend by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Oh My! Mississippi Records Are Hiding Ancestors by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Back Up Your Cousin Connections Too by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

A Moving Tale on Lifelines Research

11 Genealogy Presentations Added to Allen County Public Library’s YouTube Channel by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Writing Challenge: What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up? by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Keeping Up with the Times

Appalachian Archives Soaked in Record Kentucky Flooding by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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