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Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

My Daddy Was a “Steppenwolf” by Jeff Record on The Descendants

A Foreshadowing of Creepy October by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

I love reading Joy’s memories of the old days:
Super Nova Quilt AND The Hemphill Place, both on Joy Neal Kidney

Understanding Greek Immigrants Through Church Records by Peggy Polydoros on Vita Brevis

All of the ancestors need to be remembered!
Isaak Rosenberg: A Family with No Survivors by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Free Database of Old Photos Opens Door to Finding Valuable Gems by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Poznan Marriage Project Database by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Quick Tip – No Marriage License or Bond by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Toronto Public Library Digital Archive Hits New Milestone by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Introducing ConnecticutGenealogy.org, a FREE Searchable Database by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Finding My Criswell Family in Vertical Files by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog

South Carolina Revolutionary War Research – 3 Recommended Resources by Charlie Purvis on Carolina Family Roots

Tech News

Visualization Tool Highlights a Family Tree Surprise by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Y-DNA Discover Tool – Free Webinar by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Update to Ancestry DNA’s Parental Matches by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy

Big Y-700 and the Search for My Paternal Line by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Exploring New Tools at Living DNA: Chromosome Browser and Matchbox by Diana Elder on Family Locket

A Time for Reflection by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Got DNA Results? What You Should Do First by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

Methodology

Newest Discovery: George Gorrell Was the Executor of Mrs. Hardin’s Estate by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Note Red Flags in Your Research by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Mastering Genealogical Documentation Study Group – Registration Now Open by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Capture Your Family History with These Tools by Anna Lee Beyer on Lifehacker

The Simple Guide to Family History Interviews by Maddy on Family Wise

No Deeds, Indeed! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Tombstone Tuesday – Good Shepherd Engraving by Karen Miller Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

The Age to Witness by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Do Not Write Right on It by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day

Writing a Scholarly Article: A Checklist by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Keeping Up with the Times

Are Genealogy Blogs Still Relevant? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Richard Gunn’s Abject End by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

My Blacksmith Ancestor-in-Law in the Union Army by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Bone Ring by Eileen Pironti on Vita Brevis

From the Archives: Mom’s Baby Books by Nancy Casey on Leaves on the Tree

Gold Rush Diaries Chip Away Brick Wall by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

Populations Past – Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Huguenot Families of Ancient France in the Region of Grand East by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

RootsIreland Adds Further Roman Catholic Records for East Galway by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES

Update on Jenny Blumenfeld Warburg from World Jewish Relief, A New (to Me) Research Tool by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: a Family Journey

Free Alternatives to Ancestry for Genealogy in the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Free Online Genealogy Website of the Day – National Archives – Genealogy Research Topics by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

New Update to Theory of Family Relativity by Eric on MyHeritage Blog

Favourite Genealogy Software by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genetic Genealogy

Looking at My Family Tree Through a Different Lens by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

100 Years After He Was Placed for Adoption as the Product of An Affair, His Descendant Discovered He Wasn’t by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog

Methodology

Breaking Brick Walls by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the past

Brick Wall Ancestor: Clemsy (Cline) Weatherford (1817- after 1880) by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Developing a New Workflow by Teresa on Writing My Past

Journaling June – Are You In? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Unraveling the Origins of British Place Names by Maddy on Family Wise

Keeping Up with the Times

Why Memorial Day Matters by Lee Habeeb on Joy Neal Kidney

Family History Occupations: Heritage Crafts – The Red List of Endangered Crafts 2023 by Jane Roberts on PasttoPresentGenealogy

Project to Identify Disinterred Military Casualties by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections

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

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

None!

Genetic Genealogy

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

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

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