Friday Finds: Week 19 – 2019

In a week where I have spent a lot of time getting into my video production, I have still had time to read

The Photo Detective Maureen Taylor always share interesting material. Listen to her Podcast Finding Identity and Connection in Family Photos.

Michael John Neill with another great Genealogy tip of the day Tracking the Wrong Ones

Many find Curling to be a boring sport to Watch. I actually quite like it. Mary Sutherland at the Genealogy Ensemble blog tells about her grandfather in the interesting article Throwing Rocks


My many readers in Australia may find this database useful: Introducing Pandora: Australia’s Web Archive

While we are “down under”; A company in Australia that offers commercially-available testing of envelopes, postcards with stamps and aerograms from deceased relatives for genealogical purposes. I have no experience or affiliation with this company so it is just a tip for you to check out.  totheletter DNA


We Scandinavians need to stick together. Even though Finland is not part of Scandinavia…….?………Yes, I said Finland is not part of Scandinavia. They are not……They are not……They are not……….they get to tag along in this article from Genealogy by Paula (Stuart-Warren) MyHeritage FREE access to Danish and Finish records

The “most Norwegian state” in the US must be Minnesota. In the blog The Ancestor Hunt, we find Minnesota Online Historical Photos Research

It’s a long time since I realized that many of the topics I cover on this blog are easier to show and tell than to write about. I have been thinking of making videos for some time but has never come around to do it. The reasons are many. Most importantly; I never felt that comfortable in front of the camera and hate hearing my own voice. I have now taken the plunge and started making videos. I link the first intro video I made and plan to release another one tomorrow. Look, he talks!

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

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