Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

It’s Family Time – The Mysterious Joel S. Toler Family (Revisited) by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

The Lady in the Asylum: Catherine Gilbride at Danville, Part II and Part III, both by NCasey on Leaves on the Tree

Which of the Priestley Rioters Was Transported to Botany Bay? by Samantha John on Lyfelynes Family History

AFS Fireman Henry (Harry) John Clifford Carden by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

California Dreamin’: Looking for Connections to Cass Elliott by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

My Old Yellow Bowl by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

Share It, Link It, or Lose It! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Using the Telephone – Monday Memory by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Discovering Caleb Dyer, the Only Shaker Ever Murdered by Kiera Breitenbach on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

“We Were There Too” by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

County Histories: What’s in Them by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Tipperary Museum Digitises Its Collection and Launches Its New Website by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Learn How to Research the Archives of Ontario Website – New Blog Post and Webinar by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Source – Church Membership Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Aerial Photography of the South West of England by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

The Best Privacy Features in DuckDuckGo’s New Web Browser by Jake Peterson on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

How to Use the New DNA Coverage Tool by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

In Search of. . . How Am I Related to That Close Match? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Using the FAN Methodology to Find a Female’s Father and Part 2, Locality Research and Research Planning, both by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Education Is for Everyone

Closed for 100 Years by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Marriage at the Beginning of the Last Century by Nicholas Bourezelis on Spartan Roots

How to Crunch the Numbers on Your Family’s Names by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

That’s Not a Genealogy Source! by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

A Primer on Polish Surnames by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Tombstone Tuesday – Tombstone Shapes by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Keeping Up with the Times


2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Hello Linda,
    I just wanted to say thank you, for including my post in your Friday Family History Finds.
    Gail Dever introduced me to your site, it is fascinating.

    How do I go about following you?
    Thanks again!

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