Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Boots on the Ground Library Search Turns Up Gold by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

How My Forty Year Old Brick Wall Was Broken: The Benevolence of Strangers and the Problem of Names on Wheaton Wood

Second Life of Sam Lima by Justin Cascio on Mafia Genealogy

If Lodvor Wasn’t Lazy, Would I Be Here? : Stories from Vinje, Telemark, Norway by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Unto Death Do Us Part by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

Testifying at the Old Bailey by Teresa on Writing My Past

Noah Putman: Statement of Non-Importation of Slaves – Christian Co KY 1851 by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

Google Books Just Got Way Better on Lisa Louise Cooke

Genealogy Toolbox by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

1880s Rochester, Minnesota High School Record Book Discovered on Paula Stuart-Warren

Solving a Mystery with a Cemetery Receipt by NCasey on leaves on the Tree

Tech News

FamilySearch Experimental Search by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

3 Ways to Convert PNG to JPG/JPEG on Windows Without Internet by Praful Rawal on TechPP

Update on Threads by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

LivingDNA Adds Chromosome Browser by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES


Lost in London – Mapping London Addresses by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Pinpoint Important Places in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

A Cut Edge by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

UPDATED: Basic Scottish Gaelic Terms for Genealogists by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Using Websites’ Catalogs: FamilySearch by Cari Tapllin on Genealogy Pants

Keeping Up with the Times

A Cautionary Tale About Works in Progress by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

1973-2023 50th Anniversary of the Fire That Destroyed Many Military Veterans Records at NARA on Paula Stuart-Warren

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