Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

My Daddy Was a “Steppenwolf” by Jeff Record on The Descendants

A Foreshadowing of Creepy October by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

I love reading Joy’s memories of the old days:
Super Nova Quilt AND The Hemphill Place, both on Joy Neal Kidney

Understanding Greek Immigrants Through Church Records by Peggy Polydoros on Vita Brevis

All of the ancestors need to be remembered!
Isaak Rosenberg: A Family with No Survivors by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Free Database of Old Photos Opens Door to Finding Valuable Gems by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Poznan Marriage Project Database by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Quick Tip – No Marriage License or Bond by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Toronto Public Library Digital Archive Hits New Milestone by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Introducing, a FREE Searchable Database by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Finding My Criswell Family in Vertical Files by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

South Carolina Revolutionary War Research – 3 Recommended Resources by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Tech News

Visualization Tool Highlights a Family Tree Surprise by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Y-DNA Discover Tool – Free Webinar by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Update to Ancestry DNA’s Parental Matches by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Big Y-700 and the Search for My Paternal Line by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Exploring New Tools at Living DNA: Chromosome Browser and Matchbox by Diana Elder on Family Locket

A Time for Reflection by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Got DNA Results? What You Should Do First by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt


Newest Discovery: George Gorrell Was the Executor of Mrs. Hardin’s Estate by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Not Gretna Greens by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Note Red Flags in Your Research by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Collateral Connections by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

Mastering Genealogical Documentation Study Group – Registration Now Open by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Capture Your Family History with These Tools by Anna Lee Beyer on Lifehacker

The Simple Guide to Family History Interviews by Maddy on Family Wise

No Deeds, Indeed! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Tombstone Tuesday – Good Shepherd Engraving by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

The Age to Witness by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Do Not Write Right on It by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Writing a Scholarly Article: A Checklist by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Keeping Up with the Times

Are Genealogy Blogs Still Relevant? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

5 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Many thanks for including my post in your “finds” of the week. Wishing you a good weekend ahead!

  2. Thank you for including two of my stories on this week’s “finds.”

    I didn’t know the Nazis kept such thorough records of those they murdered.

    I was contacted this week by a young man (born 1993) who descends from the brother of my Grandma Leora’s grandfather Davy Jordan, an early Iowa pioneer. Hurrah for websites and hashtags!

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