Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Kingdom of No Ends by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

John L. Clifton Drew a Map of His Neighborhood in Sampson County, North Carolina by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

Lt. Dan Wilson’s Second Burial, Temporary Cemetery, St. Avold, France on Joy Neal Kidney

A Royal Servant by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Research Resources

Plotting Family on Maps by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Must Love: Rejected Native American Tribal Applications by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

The Startling Details of a Chinese Case File, pt. 4 – How to Get Your Ancestor’s File by Linda Yip on Past Presence

UPDATE: German Recruitment to Michigan in the 1800s by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

USHMM Online Resources by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Tech News

1931 Census of Canada Available on MyHeritage with New Index by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Understanding AncestryDNA’s New Subscription Plan by Mark Thompson on Making Family History

How to Repair a Corrupt MS Word Document by Praful Rawal on TechPP

9 Best Photo Editing Apps for Mac [Free/Paid] by Ramesh Reddy on TechPP

Watch for Updates on Ancestry DNA by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

In Beta at Ancestry: Top Hints Feature by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Beta Bait AND The Tortoise Approach, both by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Genetic Genealogy

East Coast Genetic Genealogy Conference – In Person and Virtual – October 6-8, 2023 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


James Sullivan: Enjoying the Prosperity That He Deserves by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

When Your Genealogical Wishes Come True by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Release Your Research Skills Out into the Wilds by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Research “Plogs” – Different Styles by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Education Is for Everyone

Trying Different Archival Photo Albums by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

RootsMagic Groups by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

All About That Place by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Writing for Publication by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Record of an Invalid Will? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Finding and Fixing An Awkward Typo in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Tombstone Tuesday – Marriage Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Quick Tip – Identical Place Names in New and Old Netherland by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Genea-fiction Recommendation: Ellie McClellan Genealogy Mysteries by Janice Adams on Organize Your Family History

Growing Old in Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

5 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for including Dan Wilson’s Second Burial on your fascinating blog post. I enjoyed reading several others, especially those fascinating neighborhood maps (what treasures), the Royal Servant, and Native American Tribal Applications.

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