Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Richard Gunn’s Abject End by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

My Blacksmith Ancestor-in-Law in the Union Army by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Bone Ring by Eileen Pironti on Vita Brevis

From the Archives: Mom’s Baby Books by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Gold Rush Diaries Chip Away Brick Wall by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

Populations Past – Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Huguenot Families of Ancient France in the Region of Grand East by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

RootsIreland Adds Further Roman Catholic Records for East Galway by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Update on Jenny Blumenfeld Warburg from World Jewish Relief, A New (to Me) Research Tool by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: a Family Journey

Free Alternatives to Ancestry for Genealogy in the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Free Online Genealogy Website of the Day – National Archives – Genealogy Research Topics by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

New Update to Theory of Family Relativity by Eric on MyHeritage Blog

Favourite Genealogy Software by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genetic Genealogy

Looking at My Family Tree Through a Different Lens by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

100 Years After He Was Placed for Adoption as the Product of An Affair, His Descendant Discovered He Wasn’t by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog


Breaking Brick Walls by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the past

Brick Wall Ancestor: Clemsy (Cline) Weatherford (1817- after 1880) by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Developing a New Workflow by Teresa on Writing My Past

Journaling June – Are You In? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

The Stuff of Genealogical Legend by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

A Last Will Becomes a Family Tree Roadmap by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Unraveling the Origins of British Place Names by Maddy on Family Wise

Keeping Up with the Times

Why Memorial Day Matters by Lee Habeeb on Joy Neal Kidney

Family History Occupations: Heritage Crafts – The Red List of Endangered Crafts 2023 by Jane Roberts on PasttoPresentGenealogy

Project to Identify Disinterred Military Casualties by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for including Lee Habeeb’s thoughts on Memorial Day. How I enjoyed Eileen Pironti’s story about The Bone Ring and Nancy Casey’s mother’s baby book!

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