Friday finds: Week 47 – 2018

Here are some websites I have visited this week

It’s always interesting to keep updated about what goes on in the genealogy world

Some of us might have old cassette tapes with oral histories on. Alyson Mansfield at OnGenealogy tells us How to convert cassette tapes to digital files

“The deceptive pitfall of online research resources is that their ease of access tempts us to think we can do it all, ourselves” claims Jacqi Stevens in the A Family Tapestry blog. Read her article Still Good to Connect With Cousins

Amy Johnson Crow tells us that there are 5 often-overlooked sections of the FamilySearch website that can be beneficial to our research.  read her article 5 Overlooked Things on FamilySearch

Patricia Hartley at Family History Daily writes “Often when we first begin our research, we really don’t know what we’re doing and make a lot of mistakes” She goes on to list 3 Signs You Should Scrap Your Family Tree and Start from Scratch


Many of us has experienced finding conflicting information in sources. Kathy from LegacyTree Genealogists gives us 2 Guidelines for Resolving Conflicting Information in Sources

The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. Russell writes that “as genealogists need to protect the rights of the living”Genealogical privacy issues

 Read her article Read the interesting article by David Kays, that was published in the Independent  Great Escape’ pilot’s rare Spitfire discovered intact on Norwegian mountain 76 years after being shot down by Nazis



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

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