Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Genetic Distance Zero by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

The Earl Grey Orphan Emigration Scheme by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

Lunatic Asylums in Scotland by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Aunt Lee and the 1950 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

More on Union Churches by James Beidler on Roots & Branches

1931 Canada Census Now Searchable on Library and Archives Canada Website by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Book Review – Victorian Travellers Guide to 19th Century England & Wales by Teresa on Writing My Past

Tech News

Can ChatGPT Help with Genealogy Citations? by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Writing My Obituary with ChatGPT 3.5 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Using AI to Write a Genealogical Narrative by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Sometimes AncestryDNA ThruLines Are Wrong: Disproving an Ancestral Hint by Dana on Dana Leeds

Genetic Genealogy

yDNA R1b-01A by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Segment Data: What’s Going On? by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter blog

Geneanet DNA to End on December 20, 2023 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Could the Golden Age of DNA Testing Be Over? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

4 Best Ways to Learn From Your DNA Matches by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree


Education Is for Everyone

Nova Scotia Genealogy Virtual Conference to Be Held in May 2024 by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Essex County Branch of Ontario Ancestors Continues to Add Monthly Presentations to YouTube by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

The First Time by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

8 Reasons Why You Should Research Your Family History by Maddy on Family Wise, Ltd.

Keeping Up with the Times

First Aid for the Holidays: It’s OK to Grieve, Just Breathe by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for including my post 🙂

    Plus, it’s so exciting that the 1931 Canada census is now searchable at LAC – their metadata is top notch and the images high quality. Best of all, FREE!!

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