Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Creepy October – A Website Connection by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Research Resources

Newly Added Records and Databases Offer Some Treasures for Russian Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Small Town Vaults Holding Our Ancestors? by Tracing Ancestors on a3Genealogy

10 Ways to Find Notarial Records in the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Is Updating the GEDCOM Standard Necessary? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

The Genealogist’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence by Thomas MacEntee on Family Tree Magazine Blog

The 23andMe Data Exposure – New Info, Considerations and a Pause Strategy by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

The Complications of Pedigree Collapse by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry


Multiple Sources by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Using the 1940 Census to Find Emergency Relief Workers by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Dig a Little Deeper by Lisa S.  Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

A Map As a Research Log by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

The Lack of Critical Thinking Breeds Genealogical Errors by Melvin Collier on Roots Revealed

Education Is for Everyone

To -ski, to -ska. . . or Not at All by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Several Generations of Linens and Lace from Spain by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

6 Best Ways to NOT Find Your Ancestors by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

The Name Game by Hallie Kirchner on Vita Brevis

Creating Bio Sketches About Your Ancestors by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family HIstory

Cringing! Let’s Talk America’s Modern History by Tracing Ancestors on a3Genealogy

Research Plogs: Final Thoughts by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Make an Easy Ancestral Map for the Cousins by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Writing Challenge: Playing with Sentences by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Keeping Up with the Times

Are Genealogy Seminars Falling by the Wayside? by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past Is Now Part of NGS by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Do You Participate? One, Two, Three by Marian B. Wood on Cllimbing My Family Tree

My GPC Library – Not Just for Individuals on

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