Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Story of My Maternal Great Grandaunt – Charlotte Milne born in Scotland 1854 by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

How My Immigrant Grandparents Signed Their Names by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Finding the Old Home Place with Zillow by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Hilda Blumenfeld Meinrath, Part II: Leaving Germany and Life in Brazil by Amy Cohen on BrotmanBlog: A Family Journey

Ypres Gas Attack Survivor Returns Home by Lucy H. Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Passenger Lists for U.S. Ports, 1820-1957 by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Don’t Overlook Free Digital Records with My Library and Archives Canada/Heritage Canadiana Hack, Part 1 by Linda Yip on Past Presence

United States Social Security NUMIDENT Records Added to by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Tech News

My Technological Nightmare by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis

How Long Do SSDs and Hard Disk Drives Last? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Five Good and Bad Ways to Use ChatGPT for Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Those Double Connections Confuse DNA Analysis by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Shared cM Histograms: Did You Know #3 by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

In Search Of. . . Your Grandparents by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Using Segment Sizes in DNA Relationship Predictions by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog


Proving Stephen Casey’s Marriage to Sarah Wilkins by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Adding Depth to an Ancestral Story by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Anglicizing a Name and Discovering a Migration Path: John D. Isenhour (1778-1844) by Diana Elder on Family Locket

When New Information Comes to Light. . . and Changes Everything by Teresa on Writing My Past

A Tale of Two Sources: Evaluating Evidence for the Szyfrynowicz Family by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

Education Is for Everyone

Scottish Indexes ‘ 20th Free Virtual Conference This Weekend by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

How to Deal with the Worst Document Handwriting by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Sometimes You Just Need to Turn the Page by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

Is That List of Heirs Complete? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Trains Bound for Glory by Eilene Lyon on Myricopia

13 New Genealogy Videos on Allen County Public Library’s YouTube Channel by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Quick Tip #41: Read Everything with a Critical Eye by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Keeping Up with the Times


4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. So many good posts and no time to read them!!! Thanks for the mention of mine… I will have to bookmark all these and go back to them on the weekend 🙂

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