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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

What Age Was My Longest-Lived Female Ancestor in 1950? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Worship: Where My Paternal Ancestors Went to Church by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Research Resources

Are You Using These Genealogical Sources? by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

Jewish Community Digital Archive Debuts Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Italian Jewish Communities Seeking to Digitize 35,000 Jewish Texts by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

A Must-Read – very easy for others to undo:
Stop Blurring Your Sensitive Information in Screenshots by Pranay Parab on Lifehacker

Rumsey Maps to Be Text-Searchable by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keep Your Photos In-Sync: Get the Most Out of the Organizing Prowess of Google Photos by Carmen Docampo on Organizing Photos

Lifespans at a Glance in New MyHeritage Feature by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The WTN (Witness) Tag in GEDCOM by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Native American DNA by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

The Dos and Don’ts of DNA by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

How DNA Can Help Find Your Ancestral Hometown by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

The Future of Relationship Predictions by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

Top Ten RootsTech 2022 DNA Sessions + All DNA Session Links by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Clues for Scottish Research by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Researching Outside of Dublin and Belfast by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Vital Details in Unexpected Places by Teresa on Writing My Past

Many Paths to Sources: Newspapers, Part 2 by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

No More Favorites! Plus a New Writing Challenge by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Education Is for Everyone

“That’s Okay. If we don’t know, we just put down John.” A Not So Funny Story of Contradictory Evidence by Diana on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

A Different Set of Vital Records by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

What File Format Should I Use to Preserve Family Photos? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

One-Day Workshop to Benefit Ukrainians/Jewish Roots in Ukraine: Context and Connection by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

A Genealogy Software Challenge by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

More on Leslie Weir’s Purge by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

People Adopted in Louisiana Could Get Access to Their Birth Certificates by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter