Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Becoming a Genealogist at Age 10 by Jack Palmer on Vita Brevis

The Matrimonial Muddles of Maria Chauncy by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

Solving the Mystery of Arne Pettersen, the Last to Leave Ellis Island on Megan Smolenyak

Research Resources

Was Your Ancestor on a Most Wanted List?  by Maddy on Family Wise

Using Websites’ Card Catalogs: Ancestry Tips by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Dutch Genealogy News for June 2023 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Instant Access to English and Welsh Birth and Death Records – and for Less Money by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Facebook Image Search: 5 Ways to Reverse Image Search [2023] by Luqman AbdulKabir on TechPP

A New Tool for Interpreting Central and Eastern European Maps by James Heffernan on vita Brevis

Genetic Genealogy

What Good Are Distant DNA Matches? by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

The New Living DNA Chromosome Browser by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Deep in the DNA of Texas by NCasey on Leaves on the Tree


Unraveling Roots: Where Are the Hidden Clues by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

The Conglomerate File by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Education Is for Everyone

Yes, it’s time to do a mid-year check on goal progress!
Goal Update by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

A Plethora of Genealogy Videos by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Witnesses, Sponsors, Beneficiaries and Executors by Janice Heppenstall on English Ancestors

Book Review: Yours Truly by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Microfilm Request Change at FamilySearch by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Very appreciative that you included my book review in your “Friday finds” this week! Have a good weekend.

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