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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Crash of Lt. Dan Wilson’s P-38 Is Part of the History of Schwanberg, Austria on Joy Neal Kidney

Bequeath the Story with the Heirloom! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Two Family Heirlooms by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Moonshiners in the Tree by Carol on Piedmont Trails

The Everleigh Sisters: Those Places Thursday by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Research Resources

Maps & Mapping Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Tech News

AI – Introducing My FREE Census Bots by Dana Leeds on Genealogy with Dana Leeds

AI – Fiction by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

AI for Summarizing and Transcribing Documents by Annette on AK’s Genealogy Research

Ancestry and Enhanced Images by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Double Vision: RootsFinder and American AncesTREES by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Genetic Genealogy

Three Ways to Generate Hypotheses in WATO+ by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Methodology

Researching an Ancestor’s Character by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Seligmann Rothschild’s Sons: The Challenges of Trees Without Sources by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Negative Evidence by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

RootsTech 2024: My Online Class Recommendations by Alice Childs on Genealogy Now

80 Old Time Illnesses and Their Current Names by Kenneth marks on The Ancestor Hunt

How to Find Out Where Your Dutch Ancestors Were Buried by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

4 Ways to Safeguard Your Digital Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Research Like a Pro with DNA Airtable Base Update – 2024 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Women’s Nicknames by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Worth His Weight in . . . Tobacco? by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Four Habits to Make Your Research Easier by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Transcript, Abstract, Extract by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Dutch Term – Gedetineerde by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Who Was Adelaide Springett? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Francois “dit Lavaranne” Girouard (1616/1621-1686/1690) Guns, Farms & Dikes: Pioneering Acadia by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Suicide or Murder? The Death of Michael Shelly by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

The Bagg Family Dispute, Part 2 by Janice Hamilton on Genealogy Ensemble

I Grew Up Without a Bathtub on Joy Neal Kidney

Six Degrees from Carlos Marcello by Justin Cascio on Mafia Genealogy

Research Resources

3,190 United States Institutional Records Collections by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Free Access to Marriage Records on MyHeritage Includes A Collection Unique to Quebec by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News

Write What You Know: Research What You Don’t & Beware of Artificial Intelligence Generated Answers by Kelly on Wheaton Wood

Genetic Genealogy

What to Say If a DNA Match Contacts You by Mercedes on Who Are You Made Of?

Methodology

One Document, Three New Questions by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Discovering the Home Town of Johan Anton Hork by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Doubting Thomas by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

These Tips Find Missing Maiden Names by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Back to the Father Marrin Mystery by Nancy Gilbride Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Education Is for Everyone

BCG Scholarship Applications Due March 15, 2024 by Jean Atkinson Andrews on BCG Blog

Jude’s Gen – February 2024 EDitorial by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Transnational Tales of the Civil War, Part II by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Worth remembering about any immigrant ancestor:
Quick Tip – Were They the Only Immigrants in the Family? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Introducing G(r)eek Talk: The Premier Vidcast for Greek Genealogy Enthusiasts! by Carol Kostakos Petranek on Spartan Roots

Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Frederick Douglas James Fought for Freedom by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Discovering the Records for the Rev. Nils Malkom Nilsen by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Research Resources

Cost Savings Tip: Accessible Archives and the Conococheague Institute by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Source – Royal Decree by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

WWI Draft by Design by Eileen Lyon on Myricopia

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

Tech News

Creepy Genealogy AI – An Update by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Privatizing GEDCOMS: When and Why It Matters by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

Can Artificial Intelligence Read Russian Handwriting? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

What Are the Odds v3 Sneak Peek by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Antley Method by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Methodology

Finding Catherine Ryan’s Parents: Did I Succeed? by Nancy Gilbride Casey on Leaves on the Tree

The Deaths of George, Benjamin, and Samuel Ferdinando by Teresa on Writing My Past

Education Is for Everyone

Unlocking the Mysteries of Scandinavian Feast Day Calendars by Torhild Shirley on Family Locket

Comparing Bite-Sized Family History Photo Books by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Knowing How to Find the Key at Ancestry.com leads to Original Records by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

Dutch Term – Doopboek by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Palaeography: Deciphering Old Handwriting by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name

5 Cleanup Projects to Fortify Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Ancestry’s ThruLines and Shared Matches Now Require a Subscription by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Is 23andMe in Serious Financial Trouble? by Christ Paton on Scottish GENES