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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

I Found My Family in the 1950 U.S. Census by 9:02 p.m. by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

The Dunmow Flitch on Essex Record Office Blog

One Communist Era Record Completely Changes the Story of My Grandfather by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Extreme Ancestors – Jan de Witte, Age 105 (or Not?) by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

19th Century Tenements in Dundee by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Karmic Roses by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Whaling History, Melville’s Moby Dick, and Rhode Island Genealogy by John Tew on Filiopietism Prism

Research Resources

How to Get the Most from Chronicling America by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Congregational Library & Archives Launches Free Digital Archives Containing Treasure Trove of Important New England Historical Records by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Many Paths to Sources: City Directories by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

1950 Census Will Be Released on April Fool’s Day by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Thank You Libraries! by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2022 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Kaspersky Antivirus Software Used by Millions Dubbed a National Security Threat by FCC by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Police Use of Forensic Genealogy Tech Raises Privacy Concerns by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

The Endogamy Files: Visualizing Endogamy in Your Tree by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

No Way Thru – Or, Check Those Lines Often by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Using Segment Data to Identify Unknown DNA by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog

Using DNA for Clues with Colonial Ancestors: Quality vs Quantity by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket

Methodology

How to See Your Cousin Connections More Clearly by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

The Bright Side of the Backlog by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

East Coast Genetic Genealogy Conference – Registration Is Open! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tombstone Tuesday – Candle Tombstone Symbol by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Registration Opens Today for Ontario Ancestors Conference by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

In Genealogy, Onomastics Is Serious Business by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

When the Law Is Wrong by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

State Archives of Kyiv Region Continues to Add Digitized Records to Its Website by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Books for Women’s History Month, 2022 by Nancy on My ancestors and Me

Getting Ready for Friday by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Change in Leadership at the National Institute for Genealogical Studies by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte