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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Gold Star Mother’s Day on Joy Neal Kidney

Discovering the First Life of My Second-Great-Grandfather by Hallie Borstel on Vita Brevis

History, Genealogy and a Festival, Oh My! by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

How a Family Heirloom Lives On by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

AFS Messenger Bertie James Frederick Harris by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

Mineral Wells, Texas Mystery Solved – with Pictures by John Newmark on TransylvaniaDutch

This is really quite a story:
Why Was Old Man Jacob Dobkins’ Will Fraudulently Secreted, Concealed and Destroyed? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Research Resources

Researching Military Ancestors in the Netherlands – Before 1795 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

New to Me: History Hub by A Pearl on GeneaJournals

Introducing Historic New York City, Ordinances, Codes, Resolutions, and Extras! by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Quick Tip – 400 Years of Dutch-American Stories by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

How to Stock Your Genealogy Toolbox for Success by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

New Website Helps Preserve Kansans’ Life Stories by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

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Genetic Genealogy

Autosomal DNA Coverage Calculator by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

How Multiple Relationships Affect DNA Match Analysis by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Eurogenes K13 Charts and Maps by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Methodology

The Death of Rilah Smith by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Rabbit Holes with Randy – Where Was the Martin Carringer (1758-1835) Farm? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Correlating the Evidence for John Morris and Eliza Davey. . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

Finding on the Ground: An Urban Address by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

The Genealogy Research Process: Improve Your Family History Research by Jennifer on The Occasional Genealogist

Education Is for Everyone

An Introduction to First Period Architecture in Ipswich by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Tombstone Tuesday – 2 Railroad Acronyms by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Share Your Family History in a Fun New Way by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

RootsTech 2023 – Both In-Person and Virtually by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

WikiTree Announces Free Genealogy Symposium and “WikiTree Day” Party by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Keeping Up with the Times

Ancestry.com Wins Class Action Lawsuit Over Its Use of Yearbook Photos by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Tracing a British Seaman in the Royal Navy before 1853 by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

AFS Fireman Percy Charles Aitchison by Paul Chiddicks on Old Palace School Bombing

A Buggy, A Visitor and a Mystery – 1950 by Kristin on Finding Eliza

An Ordinary Man by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

U of T Student Project Creates Online Database of Canada’s First Newspaper by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Bills of Mortality by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Tech News

Tracking Research Projects in Airtable by Diana Elder on Family Locket

10 Best Free Cloud Storage Services for Backups and File Storing by Luqman AbdulKabir on TechPP

Introducing Heredis 2023 – A Major New Update for Both Windows and Macintosh by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How Reliable Are Hard Drives, SSDs, and Online Storage? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

Connect Your DNA Test, and Others, to Your Tree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

The Next Step in the Case of John Morris. . . Correlating the Evidence by Teresa on Writing My Past

The Sad Story of Charles Garner: Or, Don’t forget to Check Those Extra Census Schedules by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

The Highs and Lows of Roxanne Bryant’s Death Certificate by APearl on GeneaJournals

Clovia by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Stop Following the Herd! by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Wikitree – What Is It and Should I Use It? by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

9 Steps to Really Safeguard Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Some Great Downsizing  Advice by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Keeping Up with the Times

Royal Memories by Scot Sue on Family History Fun

Rest in Peace, Queen Elizabeth by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Day Queen Elizabeth Visited My Home Town by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

The Corleone Family Tree on Treemily

Judge Turns Page on Privacy Suit vs. Ancestry.com Over Use of Yearbook Photos by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy newsletter

Maryland Quietly Shelves Parts of Genealogy Privacy Law by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Tracing a Tall Tale: Was Elvis Really in the Building? by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Mr. John Griffin and the Boston Common Treasure by Jonathan Hill on Vita Brrevis

Research Resources

Exploring the Mobile Alabama Public Library eResources by APearl on GeneaJournals

WorldCat.org and Genealogy: A Powerful Combination by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

How to Recover Permanently Deleted Google Drive Files and Folders by Praful Rawal on TechPP

Genetic Genealogy

3 Key Steps to Identify a DNA Match by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Methodology

Forever Missed, But Never Forgotten by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Two Marriages – Same John Morris? by Teresa on Writing My Past

Mystery Land by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Downsizing When You’re the Family Historian by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

To Colorize Or Not To colorize: In Which I Campare the Ancestry and MyHeritage Technology So You Don’t Have To by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Tombstone Tuesday – Daughters of Rebekah Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

New PRONI Online Lectures on YouTube by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

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