Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Between the Lines by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Photos and Postcards: Now and Then Part Two by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

A Time in Mom’s Life Found in a Photo Album by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

New Speculations on the Origins of Robert WHEATON: Part One by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Research Resources

Quick Tip: Search Finding Aids As Well As Indexes by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The National Burial Grounds Survey on English Ancestors

Researching Chicago Address Changes AND Free Chicago Genealogy Resources, both by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Black History Month in the Archives by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Tech News

A reminder now and then is good:
It Is the First Day of the Month: Back Up Your Genealogy Files by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genealogy Organization Disappointments by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Skiff – Private, Decentralized, Encrypted Emails, Notes, and Drive by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Ask the Magic 8 Ball or ChatGPT for Genealogy by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

This Smart New Search Site Is Like a Mashup of Google and ChatGPT by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Understanding the Limitations of Genetically Based Family Trees by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research


Setting the Record Straight: The Rupe Family’s Migration Trail Story by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Take the Time to Improve the Sources in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Who Is Harry Cassell? by Maddy Bullock on FamilyWise Ltd.

Chasing Cook Clues by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Finding Elizabeth’s Birthplace: Did I Succeed? by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Rabbit Holes with Randy: Telling Family Stories in Storyworth by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Life, Genealogy and the Evolution of My Family Trees by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

The Questions You Wished You’d Asked: Writing Challenge by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Midweek Genealogy Fun. . . Genealogy Resources by Teresa on Writing My Past

Genealogists Circle the Law Without Understanding It by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

Records Not Revenue: We Need Your Help by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

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