Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

I have one – Patrick Hay of Stoneham, who changed his name to Peter:
An Early Patrick in Massachusetts by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Station Officer Richard William Sinstadt by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

Leora, The Family Barber on Joy Neal Kidney

The Search for My Irish Connection, Part 3 by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Identifying Another “Boarder” by Philip Grover on Vita Brevis

Finding John Duer’s Burial Site by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Mathilde Bruneau Career Woman by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Fuzzy Matching Returns to ScotlandsPeople by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Top Tips for Researching Russian and Ukrainian Resources on Genealogy Indexer by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Working in Wikitree by Teresa on Writing My Past

Advancing Your Research: A Peek at a Pennsylvania Presbyterian Newspaper by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Does the Recorder’s Office Have a Miscellaneous Book? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Membership: Swedish-American Church Records Provide Fine Details by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Tech News

How FamilySearch Is Using the Future to Discover the Past with AI by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Kudos to Roberta Estes:
DNAExplain Blog to Be Preserved for Future Generations in the Library of Congress by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Beethoven’s DNA Reveals Some Surprises – Does Your DNA Match? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Changing Segment Layer Order: Did You Know? #1 by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Who Is Peter Johnson’s Ancestor – Peter Jochimsson (Yocum) or Mathias Jönsson alias Hutt? Or Neither? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Missing Ancestors by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Choosing and Using the Most Reliable Resources by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Small Family History book Brings Wartime Activities to Life by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

6 Reasons Why You Should Join a (Polish) Genealogical Society by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

LOCKSS via Find a Grave by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Meaning of That Word by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

How to Become a Family History Detective Using My ABC Guide by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Tombstone Tuesday – Exedra Monument by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

That’s what it takes:
Practice to Read That Handwriting by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Keeping Up with the Times

The Real Limitations of Artificial Intelligence: Incomplete, Inaccurate, Misleading and Flat Out Wrong by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

8 Things a Genealogist Should Carry at All Times by Marie Cappart on MyHeritage Blog

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