Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

An Exciting Project in the Works! by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Genealogical Baggage by Jeff Record on The Nick Names

Finding Acadian Migrants in New England by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Research Resources

More NLS Maps of Ireland by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

5 Significant Issues on the Website by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

HathiTrust: A Wonderful Resource at Your Fingertips by Marie Cook Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

The Telling Records of Insured Slaves 1640-1865 on a3Genealogy

Tech News

Can AI Solve Your Brick Walls? by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Ranking Genealogy Websites by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Simplify Complex Family Tree Searches with ChatGPT by Mark Thompson on AI Genealogy Insights

Comparing AI Generated Narratives from,,, Legacy Family Tree, Roots Magic and Family Tree Maker by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

ChatGPT 3.5 Offers Book Recommendations by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Navigating the Cognitive Landscape: How AI Enhances Mind Mapping by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Genetic Genealogy

FamilyTreeDNA’s Big Y-700 Uncovers Family Relationships by Michael Kirk on Family Sleuther

Oh, The Things That You Can Do by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

AncestryDNA ThruLines Part 2: Evaluating Matches and Exploring Y-DNA Possibilities by Dana on Dana Leeds

FamilyTreeDNA Provides Y DNA Haplogroups from Family Finder Autosomal Tests by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Updating a Ferdinando Tragedy. . . When Sources Disagree by Teresa on Writing My Past

Tracing a Family with a Skilled Occupation in 18th Century London by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Resurrecting the Dead Part One: Start with a Timeline by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

4 Rules for the Names in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Researching Your Scandinavian Ancestors Part 3: Research Planning and Initial Research by Torhild Shirley on Family Locket

Disaster! Keep It Safe. by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Rabbit Holes with Randy — Sketches for Relatives in My Family Tree by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

2024 Study Group Schedule by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Quick Tip: Follow Up on Unusual Death Places by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Tombstone Tuesday – Wreaths Across America by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

A Look into a Ukrainian Archive’s Struggle to Keep Its Posted Records Online by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

New Dutch Evidence for the Missing Princes in the Tower by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Historical Society Readies 200th Birthday with Partners by James Beidler on Roots & Branches

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