Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Cousin Kate by Jenny Hawran on Like Herding Cats

The Horner Estate Dispute: A Family Feud, Fraudulent Deeds, and a Quest for Justice by Dana on Dan Leeds

Crime and Its Repercussions by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

The Palace Hotel – 561 Main by Eilene Lyon on Myricopia

A Tale of Two Social Security Numbers by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Research Resources

The Speed of Moving Ukrainian Archives into the 21st Century Accelerates by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

How to Find All the Digitized Titles in Chronicling America Version 2.0 by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Using Parcel Maps to Find Ancestors’ Land/Current Owner by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

My Biggest Brick Wall by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Tech News

Finally a Way to Quickly Identify and Correct Entries on the FamilySearch Family Tree – Family Tree Validator by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Testing Ancestry’s Photo Facial Recognition by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Genetic Genealogy

Y-DNA Included with FTDNA Family Finder Results by Mercedes on Who Are You Made Of?

WikiTree and My Mitochondrial DNA by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Irish Clues on Ancestry’s Community Inheritance Report by Nancy Gilbride Casey on Leaves on the Tree


These Steps Make Your Family Tree Much More Valuable by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Logging Work in Labs by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Opportunity to Attend Ontario Ancestors Conference Virtually by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Bumps in the Road by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Genealogy Proof Series: Gathering Resources, Leveling Up, Using the Genealogical Proof Standard and DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tracing your Marginalised Ancestors: Book Review by Janice Heppenstall on English Ancestors

Genealogy Proof Series: Gathering Location Resources by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tombstone Tuesday – Footstones by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Lots of Learning Opportunities on the Virtual Genealogical Association’s YouTube Channel by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

New Netherlands Settlers Project by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

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