Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

One Line on a Gravestone – Discovering Bigamy in the Jobbern Family by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

A Genealogical Surprise in “Store” in Newburyport, Massachusetts by David Allen Lambert on Vita Brevis

Spann Photo: Do You See What I See? by Laura Mattingly on the Old Trunk in the Attic

A Woman of Courage by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

An In-Depth Look into FamilySearch’s Efforts to Digitize Ukrainian Archives by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Physicians of Quebec 1760-1800 by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

History Resources for England Counties by Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog

Finding School Records in the Archives (Even If Your Ancestor Didn’t Go to School) by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Public Library Sources by Maria Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Marriage Records: What They Are and 7 Resources to Help You Find Them by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Tech News

Getting It Right by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Heredis to Start Charging for Next Generation Mobile App by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Genetic Genealogy

RLP 214: Native American DNA with Roberta Estes by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket


A Theory of Relativity to Drive You Crazy by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Free Ancestor Memorial Pages on Fold3 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Basic Genealogy Forms: Evernote Genealogy Templates by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

Think Outside the Search Box by Sarah Dery on Vita Brevis

Don’t Blame Ancestry. Look Carefully at the Facts You Add to Henry Benjamin Giddens’ Profile (Or Any Other Profiles in Your Online Family  Tree) by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time

Education Is for Everyone

Free Month-long Online Genealogy Conference in September from Legacy Family Tree Webinars by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Southern Colonial Research: Maps and the Law by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Is Hiring A Genealogist Worth It? {+ some alternatives} by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

What’s in a Marriage License? by Kristin on Finding Eliza

Which Is Better for Long Term Storage of Records: Paper, Microfilm or Digital? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Quick Tip: Signatures in Civil Registration Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Is NERGC’s 2023 ‘In-Person Conference’ Going to Be the Trend Going Forward? by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Telling the Story – Whether Old or Young by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

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