Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Genealogy and the Fluidity of Surnames by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Family Stories, Family Treasures and Some Memories: A Task for the Family Archivist by Janet Few on the History Interpreter

Great Uncle James Went to Reform School by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Rabbit Holes with Randy – Treasures in the Closet – Part 1 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Research Resources

National Library of Scotland Offers Virtual Reading Room Service by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Attention NY Researchers! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Nova Scotia Obituaries Website Finds New Home by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

More Internet Resources on Franco-American History by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Tech News

Is ChatGPT Worth Using? Especially for Genealogy and Genealogy Related Uses? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

5 Ways to Use ChatGPT to Research An Ancestor by Dr. Mac on A Week of Genealogy

Making ChatGPT a Valuable Genealogy Assistant by Laura Clark Murray on Family Locket

Genetic Genealogy

Finally! A cM slider for Chromosome Maps by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter blog

So, You Want to Become a Professional Genetic Genealogist by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Bite-Sized Ancestor Bios: Ideas from #GenChat by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

A Second Will Makes the Connection by Teresa on Writing My Past

More About Gust and the Strawberry Farm, Plus a Research Tip by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Education Is for Everyone

Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride – Which Old North Church? by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Bite-Sized Family History: Upgrading to Professional Photobooks by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Are You Planning  Research Trip This Summer? by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Where Will Your Roots Map Take You? by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Law Professor Makes Digital Copyright Book Open for All by Caralee Adams on Internet Archive Blog

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