Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Ella’s Kids by Eilene Lyon on Myricopia

Wrong Side of the Law: Finding Those Surprising Reports in Newspapers by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

An Unexpected Holiday Family History Link by Jane Roberts on PastToPresent Genealogy

Heirlooms and Heritage – Treasures and Things by Janet Few on The History Interpreter

African-American Revolutionary War Soldiers from Ipswich by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Research Resources

Old LAC Site Via the Wayback Machine by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

JewishGen’s Newly-Indexed Ukraine Records – Strategies to Increase Found Family by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Parish Chest Records – A Rich Resource by Teresa on Writing My Past

36,146,750 Completely Searchable and Readable Books, by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

County Histories: Clues to Other Records, Newspapers by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

U.S. equivalent – bonds, licenses and marriage certificates:
Quick Tip – Check Marriage Supplements of Children by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Ancestry U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index – App vs Website by John Newmark on TransylvanianDutch

The Best Privacy-Focused Browsers You’ve Never Heard Of by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

FTAnalyzer and Lost Cousins – When Great Genealogy Tools Collide! by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

The Spooky Quest to Build a Google Maps for Graveyards by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

12 Best Free PDF Readers for Windows and Mac in 2023 by Praful Rawal on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Irish Ties Between New Zealand Purvis and Chesterfield County, SC Purvis Families by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Toronto Police Solve Two 39-Year-Old Murders Using Genetic Genealogy by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Chromosomes and Genealogy by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


What’s Your Question About Your Ancestor? by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Holiday Memories by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Education Is for Everyone

How Do I Start Going Digital? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

American Indian Heritage Day: How to Research My Native American Heritage on Treemily

Immigration: The Greatest Genealogical Challenge, Part One: The Larger Picture and Part Two: Understanding the Objective, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Just Say NO to Favorites! Writing Challenge by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

How to Export and Delete Branches from Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Partnering with Cousins to Tell Our Story by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Keeping Up with the Times

‘Tis the Season:
Genealogy Holiday Gift Guide by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Gifts of Genealogy and Love by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

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