Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Bringing Him Home by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Francois Lafaye or Lafaille (1744-1824), Literate French Soldier by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

When Leora Met Clabe on Joy Neal Kidney

Crossing Barriers: Barbara May Cameron by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Things or Heirlooms? by Janet Few on The History Interpreter

Another Railway Tragedy in the Family – John Rigby by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

Research Resources

Flow of Ukrainian Archives Records Online Speeds Up for Genealogy Research by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

1931 Census of Canada – C, B, or F? by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Free resources for a couple of not-so-easy places to locate records:
Finding Free Online Genealogy Collections in Oklahoma by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Finding Free Online Genealogy Collections in New York by Kenneth marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

A (Possible) Future of A.I. Genealogy Research: Open Archives and ChatGPT by Steve Little on AI Genealogy Insights

How to Use Social media for Genealogists by Maddy on Family Wise

Artificial Intelligence: Google Bard vs. ChatGPT by Dr. Mac on A Week of Genealogy

Browsing for Images? Search Filters Are Your Friend by Catherine Halley on JSTOR Daily

Genetic Genealogy

Customizing Your Chromosome Map: Did You Know #4 by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Do Your DNA Ethnicity Results Make No Sense? by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Reconstructing Grammy’s DNA by Tanner Tolman on DNA Painter Blog


Connecting John Duer’s Burial Info by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Use Multiple Sources for Census Searches by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Elusive Ancestors Research Tips and Hints by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

This tip applies everywhere!
Quick Tip – Did the Boundaries Change? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

They Just Appeared! by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Rabbit Holes with Randy – Scanning Typed Text to Digital Text by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

New Videos: Genealogy Live and Unrehearsed Series by Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog

Getting All the Details? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Tombstone Tuesday – Another Knights of Pythias Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

I May Be Envious of You. . . by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

If You Can’t Transcribe by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Keeping Up with the Times

Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Groups Registration Now Open by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

U.S. National Archives Moving More Material from Regional Locations to Kansas City by Paula Stuart-Warren on Genealogy by Paula

The History of Artificial Intelligence and What Will Happen to Genealogical Research As a Consequence: Part Two the Turing Test by James tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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