Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Two Women’s Disappearances in 1904: Nettie Strenkorb & Edith Williams by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

1918 – Reichard Rescued from Torpedoed Boat by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

No, Natives Did Not Steal Your Father by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Worldwind Summer Cemetery Tours by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

The Startling Details of a Chinese Case File, pt. 2 – What Happened to George’s Sons? by Linda Yip on Past Presence

You Never Know by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

The Elusive William Ashton of Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania by Kimberly Mannisto on Vita Brevis

The Life of a Church by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Welcome to Kindergarten by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Working on the D. & C. Line by Kristin on Finding Eliza

A Faulty Gas Gauge and Worn Tires on Joy Neal Kidney

Research Resources

Ulster Settlers Database by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Did You Know? Cryptologic Museum (NCM) by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Historic England Archive: Aerial Photo Explorer by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

Dating Family Photos and Investigating NYC Photographers by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Improving Sarah Elizabeth Cox’s WikiTree Profile by Teresa on Writing My Past

Genetic Genealogy

Finding Lucy: When Pieces of Indirect Evidence Add Up by Melvin Collier on Roots Revealed

Digging into a DNA Match’s Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree


Dutch Ancestors Research Plan – 17th and 18th Century by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Using Ancestry Clues to Find Images at FamilySearch (screencast) by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Those Unnamed Faces by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Resolving Conflicts on the FamilySearch Family Tree: What to Do When Things Don’t Agree by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Education Is for Everyone

Webtember 2023: Free Online Genealogy Conference All September Long by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog

Mapping Timelines in a Family’s History by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Keeping Up with the Times

Not Whether, But How by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

July 1, 2024. Original Birth Certificates Accessible for Most Minnesota Adoptees on Paula Stuart-Warren

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