Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

School Safety Patrol Along White Pole Road, 1950s on Joy Neal Kidney

On the Other Side of Iris by Jeff Record on The Last Aha

Honoring My Parents’ 100th Birthdays by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Granger Homestead by Brent Hegstrom on Joy Neal Kidney

Grist Mills by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Research Resources

Ancestors in the City? Find Them (and More!) in City Directories by Nancy Maxwell on Grapevine Public Library Genealogy & Local history blog

A Metes-and-Bounds Tool by Eileen Lyon on Myricopia

Contact That Courthouse: It Might Pay Off! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Tech News

Ancestry’s Ask AI Feature by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

You Can Now Edit ChatGPT Images, Photoshop Style by David Nield on Lifehacker

3 Easy Ways to Edit Images Using ChatGPT by Ramesh Reddy on TechPP

Favorite Genealogy GPTs by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Who Has Your Family Members in Their Family Tree? by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

How to Use ChatGPT As a Free Grammerly Alternative (Guide) by Ramesh Reddy on TechPP

Google’s Gemini 1.5 Pro Just Got Ears by Emily Long on Lifehacker

How to Organize Family Census Data Efficiently with ChatGPT 4: A Genealogy Hack on Dana Leeds

These Google Photo Editing Tools Will Be Free Soon by Sachin Bahal on Lifehacker

DuckDuckGo’s New Paid Subscription Plan Actually Seems Like a Good Deal by Jake Peterson on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Using GEDmatch DNA Segment Tools in a Research Project by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Acadian Ancestors and Their DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

All My GEDmatch Articles on Kitty Cooper’s Blog


Fact or Fiction? Dewitt Samuel Blackman & the 1890 Mug Book by Nancy Gilride Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Finding Single Irish Women Immigrants in New York City by Dr. Mac on A Week of Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Ancestry 1890 London Maps Online – Disappointing by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

4 Reasons to Implement a Genealogy Backup Plan by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Where There’s a Will There May Be No Deed by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Who Owns Your Family Story? by Mercedes on Who Are You Made Of?

Keeping Up with the Times


2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Bless you for sharing the school patrol and Granger Homestead posts! Your Friday’s Family History Finds are wonderful. I just shared “On the Other Side of Iris” with a poet friend who loves cats. (I’ll feature her Kin Types book of poems and short stories, based on her ancestry, on Monday!)

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