Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Another Remarkable Yearbook Find by April on Digging Up the Dirt on My Dead People

Her Parents Left Her on a Bench to Save Her from the Nazis. At 80, She Reunited with a Long-Lost Cousin by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog

For all Robert Wheaton descendants, including me!:
The Mystery of Robert Wheaton’s First Mention in America Solved! by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood

When a Marriage Certificate Contradicts Its Own Self by Ellie on Ellie’s ancestors

Research Resources

Best U.S. Genealogy Archives by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

A Prologue in Genealogy Terms Is Not Always in the Beginning of a Book or Musical Piece by Paula Stuart-Warren on Genealogy by Paula

Illinois State Archives Says Death Certificates Database Updated to 1971 by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Clues in a Summons?, What Other Records? and No One has It All, all by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Polish State Archives Website Is Back Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

National Archives Genealogy and Archival Databases by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Chicago Black Genealogy Resources AND Free Chicago City Directories Online, both by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Irish Marriage Surname Mapping by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

The Open Secret of Google Search by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How to Check IMEI Number on iPhone and Android [2023] by Praful Rawal on TechPP

A Major Family Tree Change to Fix an Ongoing Problem by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Don’t Trust Chatbots by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

Genetic Genealogy



The Plot Thickens by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

The 3 Genealogy Mistakes You Have to Tame to Improve Your Skills by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

Making Progress in the RLP Mini-Challenge by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

A Family for Elizabeth Westbrook Lawson by Teresa on Writing My Past

Tips to Tracing a Slave Ship by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Checklists by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Ethical Dilemmas and How to Approach Them by Paul Chiddicks on The CHiddicks Family Tree AND a related post Family History or Family Fiction? by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood

4 Benefits and Pitfalls of Writing Your Family History with Others by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian

Five Ways to Identify Old Place Names in the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

I think definitely yes:
Are Hybrid Meetings the Future for Genealogical Societies Trying to Retain and Increase Membership? by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Efforts to Digitize and Post Records Online Going Strong at Ukrainian Archives by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

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