Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

An All-Time High for Understatements by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

The Story Between Birth and Death by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Joel Cook (c1745 – after 1805); Sold Out and Disappeared into Thin Air 52 Ancestors #388 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Ancestry of Patrick Mahomes (Part II) by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Genealogy Collections at The Internet Archive by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Ontario Township Papers by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tips to Find Relatives on JewishGen by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Genealogy Collections at DP.LA by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

More Fun with Irish Surnames – and Maps by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2023 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Genealogy and Coroner Records by Kenneth marks on the Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

Everyone seems to have jumped on the ChatGPT bandwagon except me!
10 Easy Ways to Fix Chat GPT Not Working by Ramesh Reddy on TechPP

Report Finds Marriage Mishaps in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Gramps – Free Genealogy Software by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

This New Google Maps View Puts You in the Middle of Your Favorite City by Jake Peterson on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy



Correlating the Family of Elizabeth Ann Westbrook (aka Elizabeth Westbrook Lawson) by Teresa on Writing My Past

Four Genealogy Habits to Create Now by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Put Your Genealogical Proof on Your Tree(s) by Marian b. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

10 Best Strategies for Researching “Brick Wall” Ancestors by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Education Is for Everyone

All About Genealogy GEDCOM Files – Audio Podcast Episode 273 on  Lisa Louise Cooke

Cyndi’s List – How to Pass on Your Genealogical Research After You’re Gone by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Genealogy Tech Tips – Easy Computer Backups by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Deep Dive Inside the Census Process: Democracy’s Data by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Importance of Revisiting by Marie Cooke Beekman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Tombstone Tuesday – Masonic Tombstone Art by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

What Are You Looking At? AND Atypical Details?, both by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Allen County Public Library Posts More Genealogy Videos on YouTube by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

Too Many Aunts and Uncles on Find A Grave? by Marian B. Wood on climbing My Family Tree

My Pen and Sword Books Are Now Available to Buy in the United States by Chris Paton on ScottishGENES

Book Review: Revolutionary Roads by Bob Thompson by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Very much appreciate that you included my blog posts in your “finds” this week! Have a good weekend. Chiefs or Eagles?!

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