Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

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

Account of the Soldiers of Chebacco Parish at Bunker Hill by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Prairie College Country School and First “Talking Machine” on Joy Neal Kidney

A Tale of the Unexpected on Lifelines Research

The True Story of Young Willie McBride by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis

Underground Railroad by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Halloween Fairy by Lucy H. Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble

Meet the Ghosts Who Haunt Our History (Part 1) by Thomas Grebenchick on Vita Brevis

A Creepy Sanitorium Where My Grandfather Forget Worked/and a Scary Canyon Road by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

Research Resources

Methodist Biographies by John Reid on Angle-Celtic Connections

The Wonderful World of Wills by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Explore the New Library and Archives Canada Site (Oct 2022) by Linda Yip on Past Presence

The New Scottish Catholic Archives Website by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

U.S. National Archives Tops 200 Million Digitized Pages in Online Catalog by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Tech News

Adobe Demos a Prototype Tool That Can Uncrop Photos Using AI to Recreate What’s Missing by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Make Obituary Searches Easier with Obit Magnet by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Why Care About Your DNA Matches? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

New: In Search of Unknown Family Resource Page by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealgoy


Lost! How I Got Around the Loss of the 1890 Census by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Giving Records a Closer Look by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Is It True? You Decide! on Spartan Roots

Education Is for Everyone

Westernized Ancestral Names by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Old, Handwritten, Detailed – But Accurate? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Ancestral Memory: Is It Fact or Fiction? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

FREE WikiTree Symposium (24 Hours) and WikiTree Day (12 Hours) Are on November 4-5, 2022 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Quick Tip – Many People Were Convicted of Crimes by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Not Everything Online Is Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Keeping Up with the Times


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