Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this Week:

Family Stories

Jude’s Gen – What’s Left Unsaid by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Bad Whiskey by Jeff Record on The Last Aha

Finding the Family Farm in Ireland by Lucy Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble

Eleven French Horns on Joy Neal Kidney

Research Resources

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

More Collections Added to FamilySearch Labs by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Finding FREE NYC Documents During WikiTree Connect-A-Thon by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Indexed Records — Don’t Stop, There’s More! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Leaving the Past to the Future 4: Digital Sources by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Map of the Week – Bodegraven Around the Church, 1664 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Mapping 70 Years of Census Data in Canadian Neighbourhoods by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Get Your Messy Computer Desktop Organized Once and for All by David Nield on Lifehacker

Artificial Intelligence & Family History: An Introduction by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Google Is Shutting Down Its VPN Service by Jake Peterson on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Maximizing Your DNA Matches by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

From What Are the Odds to WATO Plus in One Click by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Saying It Out Loud by Jenny Hawran on Like Herding Cats Genealogy


A New Way to Waste Time: In Which I Restore Angeline by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Excluding Living People by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Exploring Google’s NotebookLM: Potential and Pitfalls for Genealogists on by Dana on Dana Leeds

Moiety by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Disclosing Use of AI for Writing Assistance in Genealogy by Nicole Elder Dyer on Family Locket

What’s In That Database? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Photo Fun and Confusion Apps, DPI, Sizing, Storage/Scanning Photos and Negatives by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

Why Are You Doing Genealogy Research? by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

BCG Announces First Certified Genetic Genealogist by Jean Atkinson Andrews on BCG Blog

Exploring the Legal Issues of Artificial Intelligence by James Tanner on The Legal Genealogist

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