Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Tracing a British Seaman in the Royal Navy before 1853 by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

AFS Fireman Percy Charles Aitchison by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

A Buggy, A Visitor and a Mystery – 1950 by Kristin on Finding Eliza

An Ordinary Man by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

U of T Student Project Creates Online Database of Canada’s First Newspaper by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Bills of Mortality by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Tech News

Tracking Research Projects in Airtable by Diana Elder on Family Locket

10 Best Free Cloud Storage Services for Backups and File Storing by Luqman AbdulKabir on TechPP

Introducing Heredis 2023 – A Major New Update for Both Windows and Macintosh by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How Reliable Are Hard Drives, SSDs, and Online Storage? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

Connect Your DNA Test, and Others, to Your Tree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


The Next Step in the Case of John Morris. . . Correlating the Evidence by Teresa on Writing My Past

The Sad Story of Charles Garner: Or, Don’t forget to Check Those Extra Census Schedules by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

The Highs and Lows of Roxanne Bryant’s Death Certificate by APearl on GeneaJournals

Clovia by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Stop Following the Herd! by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Wikitree – What Is It and Should I Use It? by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

9 Steps to Really Safeguard Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Some Great Downsizing  Advice by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Keeping Up with the Times

Royal Memories by Scot Sue on Family History Fun

Rest in Peace, Queen Elizabeth by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Day Queen Elizabeth Visited My Home Town by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

The Corleone Family Tree on Treemily

Judge Turns Page on Privacy Suit vs. Over Use of Yearbook Photos by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Maryland Quietly Shelves Parts of Genealogy Privacy Law by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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