Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

SPAM on Joy Neal Kidney

A Christmas Tradition by Pearl on GeneaJournals

In Just Six Months by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Home for Christmas 1944 on Joy Neal Kidney

Leaves Rewind: Butter Cookies by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Research Resources

Researching Indentured Servants? (Not Just Virginia) by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

National Library of Israel Receives 22-Volume Genealogical History of Ireland’s Jewish Community by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

County Histories: Other Records, Indian Reservation Records by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Tech News

How to Kickstart Your Own Alternative with webtrees by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

You Can Disable Google Sign-In Pop-Ups on all Websites by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy Helped Uncover Fate of Girl Who Disappeared 68 Years Ago in Montreal by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte


George Solifelt’s Pension File: Observations from the First 100 Pages by Marie Cook Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Looking Forward to an End of the Year Process by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Solving Two 44-Tear Old Brick Walls Part 2 by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Access: the Real Genealogical Challenge by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Education Is for Everyone

Donate Your Family History Materials in 2023? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

What Are the Attributes of a Good Genealogist? by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Copyrighting the Memoir by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Great info regardless of your research location:
Dutch Ancestors Research Plan – 20th Century AND Quick Tip – Who Had the Money?, both by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tombstone Tuesday – Dash Meaning by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Exploring the Heart and Soul of Genealogical Research AND Immigration: The Greatest Genealogical Challenge, Part Three by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

Fun reading at this time of year:
ICYMI: Historical Records of an American Santa Claus AND ICYMI: Christmas Names in the Records, both by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Oh Family Tree/Christmas Tree by Colleen G. Brown Pasquale on Leaves and Branches

Looking Back at 2022 Genealogy Milestones by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family tree

It’s Time to Wrap Up Your Genealogy Year by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Happy Whatever Kind of Holidays You Celebrate by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

    1. Thank you, Linda, for including a couple of stories from my blog! I enjoyed all those Family Stories and others. And the one about Genetic Genealogy causes more questions than answers!

  1. Thank you so much for including my posts this week. Wishing you a happy, healthy, and peaceful Christmas! Stay well.

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