Friday’s Family History Finds

NOTE: Because of the RootsTech 2023 schedule, this post was delayed until today.

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

My Capture and Imprisonment by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Family Fun Stories: The Rabbit by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Finding Jane Cronan: The Missing Counihan Sister by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Angelo Marino: Kidnapped for Ransom by Justin Cascio on Mafia Genealogy

Irmgard Johanna (Joan) Lorch Staple (1923-2022): A Woman Ahead of Her Times by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Genealogy Information in Passport Applications by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Old City Maps & Aerial Photos by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

One Dead Horse Thief: Introducing Historic Arkansas Law by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Tech News

So I Cheated: ChatGPT by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

RootsMagic 9 YouTube Videos by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

RootsMagic 9 by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Goldie May Is Releasing Five Exciting New Features for RootsTech 2023 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

The Complexities of YDNA Haplogroups/ Why Even Close Relatives Can Be Assigned Different Terminal SNPs by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

Following Hittin’ the Bricks with Kathleen? by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy?

How Related Are Ashkenazim? by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog


Good tip before any research trip:
Quick Tip – Do Online Research First by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

How Does an Indentured Servant, Redemptioner, or Enslaved Ancestor Affect Your Research? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Looking for Patriots by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

Nova Scotia Genealogy Virtual Conference by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Documenting the Date by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Types of Evidence on English Ancestors

Tombstone Tuesday – Music Symbols by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Lessons Learned from Writing a Family History Book in10 Days by Prudence on The Creative Family HIstorian

Preserving Your Family Scrapbooks by Melissa Barker on a Genealogist in the Archives

Keeping Up with the Times

New 30 x 30 Challenge by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

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