Friday’s Family History Finds

Silly me! I thought this week’s list might be a bit short because I published last week’s Friday Finds on Sunday!

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Revolutionary War Research – Ridiculous Mistakes by Tracing Ancestors on a3Genealogy

The Car Ride by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Map of the Week: Friesland in 1718 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Genealogy Websites: #1-4 of Our 25 Websites for Genealogy! on Lisa Louise Cooke

Nuns in the Family: How to Find Them by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Baa Baa Black Sheep by Doris Kenney on A Tree with No Name

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2024 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

March – Women’s History Month by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Tech News

A New(?) Genealogy Program – Treebard GPS by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Introducing the FamilySearch Profile Quality Score by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Lots about FamilySearch’s Beta Full-Text Search
Full-Text and AI Comes to FamilySearch by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

John Coor of Copiah County Made an Agreement with Joel Hoggatt by Lisa S. Gorrell on Mom-ma’s Southern Family

Try It! FamilySearch’s New Full-Text Search by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Testing the Full-Text Search in FamilySearch Labs – An Immediate Success! by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Bedford Co. TN Deed Found Using FamilySearch Full Text Search by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog

Data for Source Citations for Records Found in the New Every Word Search at FamilySearch by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Embracing the Future: How I Created My Genealogy AI Assistant by Coach Carole on Essential Genealogist

Exploring FamilySearch’s New Full-Text Search Tool & AI Transcription Comparison by Dana on Dana Leeds

Last Week, Everything Changed. . . Finding Reddick Bryan Using FamilySearch’s Full-Text Search by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, a Genealogy Blog

Genetic Genealogy

This will provide FREE access to advanced features FOREVER:
MyHeritage Extends Its Deadline to March 10 to Allow People to Upload Their DNA Data and Receive Access to Advanced Features for FREE by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

From Mississippi to the Upper South: DNA Was the “North Star” by Melvin Collier on Roots Revealed

GEDmatch: What’s New and My Basics Talk by Kitty on Kitty cooper’s Blog


The Daly Family of Kilvine, Mayo by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

8 Tips for Researching Your Immigrant Ancestor by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree Weekend Continued-News of a Death by Teresa on Writing My Past

Did Susanna Sievert of Joliet, Illinois Speak English? by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Education is for Everyone

BCG Announces New Certified Genetic Genealogist (CGG) Credential on BCG Blog

Citation Tips: Citing History Sources – Flexibility & Choices by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL,. FASG on Blog

Leaving the Past to the Future by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

What About the Bibliography? by Lisa Fair on Family Locket

Those Famous Relatives by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Geography for Genealogists by Janice Heppenstall on English Ancestors

Keeping Up with the Times

Chronicling America Legacy Site: Data Freeze by Kenneth marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Cyndi’s List: 28 Years Strong for Genealogy and History by Paula Stuart-Warren on Genealogy by Paula

RootsTech 2024 Online Vendor Booth Videos & Resources by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Ty for including me in your finds this week. I have a lot of catching up to do with all these terrific posts on your list!

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