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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Update to Heartfelt Losses by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

The Nusbaum Album: An Introduction by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Free Access to FindMyPast’s Records and Newspapers Until June 10 by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Unlocking the Potential of Chat GPT-4 Omni in Genealogy by Coach Carole on Essential Genealogist

Save Your Google Maps Timeline Data Before Google Deletes It by Jake Peterson on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Confirming a Father for Clemsy (Cline) Weatherford Using DNA Shared Matches and Cluster Research by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Exciting News: I’ve Started a YouTube Channel! by Dana on Dana Leeds

Embracing 3rd and 4th Cousin DNA Matches by Janice Heppenstall on English Ancestors

Methodology

8 Topics to Make You a Better Genealogist by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Don’t Rely on Family Tree Software for Timelines – DIY! by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

To Prove or Disprove by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Ideas for Dealing with an Impasse in Research by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Education is for Everyone

Back Up and Keep Backups Current by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

A Codicil by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Colonial Records Summer Extravaganza by Carol on Piedmont Trails

Emailing That Clerk? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Keeping Up with the Times

80th Anniversary of D-Day by Karen on Karen Miller Bennett

An Exciting Announcement by Doris Kenny on A Tree With No Name

Who Can Opt Out of Meta’s AI Data Training (and Who Can’t) by Joshua Hawkins on Lifehacker

How About a June 30 x 30 Challenge? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Mary’s Tragedy by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

5 Tips for Research When the Courthouse Burned by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Tech News

3 Ways to Hide AI Overviews in Google Search by Yash Wate on TechPP

Why give it another opportunity to track?
How to Disable the “Sign-In with Google” Prompt on Websites by Yash Wate onTechPP

Genealogy – Did You Know. . . FindMyPast’s Newspaper Clipping Collections by Teresa on Writing My Past

Exploring Open GeneaGPT by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Exploring Genealogy Eyes GPT by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genetic Genealogy

Da Blue Dots Folks by Jeff Record on The Last Aha

Methodology

Verifying a Family Story in Pullman, Cook, Illinois by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

A Deep Dive into Your Family’s Last Names by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Update: All Farmhouses Look Alike /and New Tabitha Wray Information by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

Education Is for Everyone

Leaving the Past to the Future: Preserving Memorabilia by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Quick Tip – Identity Is More Than a Name by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Downsizing and Digitizing My Genealogy by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

A Genealogy Bucket List by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Keeping Up with the Times

Internet Archive and the Wayback Machine Under DDoS Cyber-Attack by Chris Freeland on Internet Archive Blog

GRO England and Wales Increased Prices of Birth, Marriage and Death Records by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

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

Suggestions?
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

Methodology

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