Friday finds: Week 6 – 2018

As usual; Some websites I have visited the lst week

Censuses can be give a lot of information. Jenna Mills in the blog Desperately Seeking Surnames tells about 3 Resources to Improve Your Census Research for Better Results


It is always nice when long lost relatives find each other. The Connacht Tribune tells the story about Cousins reunited after 200 years



Sometimes it’s best to hire a translator for genealogy documents–even if you’re a committed DIY-family historian. Here are some fantastic tips from a pro on when and how to hire a translator rather than do it yourself” claims Lisa Louise Cook in her Genealogy gems blog. Read When to Hire a Translator for Genealogy Documents

Even though on the fringes of the topic “Genealogy” I find this article from the English newspaper Independence interesting: Early Scandinavians adapted to living at high latitudes because they had mixed heritage children


Kenneth R Marks in the blog The Ancestor Hunt tells about Advantage Preservation Company who in conjunction with the libraries, historical societies and museums across the U.S. works to  preserve historical newspapers. Read his article that tell you how you can access these newspapers Advantage Preservation Adds 650K Historical Newspaper Pages – January, 2018

Many With Norwegian ancestry also have Swedish ancestry. From 1 February 2018 all digital collections at the Swedish National Archives are free to search and view. You will find more than 100 million digitised archival records in the Digital Research Room. Have a look at the Swedish National Archives Collection

I readily admit that I don’t know much about DNA testing. I try to soak up knowledge when I come acoss it. Amy Johnson Crow tells about 5 Things You Need to Know About DNA Testing for Genealogy


Here are some other blogs that presents links under the “finds” meme:

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