Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 20 June 2017


Some of the genealogy news items across my desktop the last three days include:


1)  Record Databases

*  MyHeritage added the 1906 Canada Census (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba) and Canada Phone and Address Listings recently.  See current list at https://www.myheritage.com/research/catalog?s=1742741&order_by=updated_date

*  Findmypast added Ontario, Rhode England and England databases - see "Fridays" list at  https://blog.findmypast.com/fridays/.

2)  Education Opportunities 

*  Family Tree Webinar:  "What Now? Your Next Steps with Autosomal DNA Testing" by Diahan Southard.  Free to view for a limited time.

*  Bonus Family Tree Webinar:  "Genetic Genealogy: Advanced" by Diahan Southard.  Free to view for a limited time.

*  FREE Webinar From FamilySearch, June 22, 2017 (3 p.m. MDT):  "The Blue and the Grey: Finding  US Civil War Records" by Marilyn Markham.  

*  FREE Webinar From SCGS: June 21, 2017 - "Annette Burke Lyttle: Turn Family History Facts into Stories You Can Share"

*  Free "Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree" course at University of Strathclyde. [Hat tip Chris Paton]

*  Eric Wells' The Faces of NextGen LIVE! Devon Noel Lee video on YouTube.

*  DearMYRTLE's  Mondays With Myrt - 19 June 2017 video on YouTube.

*  In-Depth Genealogist's Interview With Archivist, Melissa Barker video on YouTube.

*  Maureen Taylor's "Ask Maureen" Episode 6 video.

*  Library and Archives Canada in 90 Seconds video on YouTube. [Hat tip Gail Dever]
*  Scott Fisher's Extreme Genes podcast/radio show:  Episode 196 – Fisher Visits With Actress Heather Lind from AMC’s TURN – Washington’s Spies


*  Drew Smith's podcast: Genealogy Connection #023 - Judy G. Russell, Researcher, Speaker, and Writer 

3)  Bargains

*  Thomas MacEntee's Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday 20 June 2017.

4)  Neat Stuff

*  Descendants of Alfred the Great, Royal Family Tree (849 to present) -- https://www.britroyals.com/royaltree.asp 

*  70 Maps That Explain America (from Vox) -- https://www.vox.com/2015/2/17/7917165/maps-that-explain-america


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1 comment:

searchshack said...

Thanks so much for the recommendation to watch
* Family Tree Webinar: "What Now? Your Next Steps with Autosomal DNA Testing" by Diahan Southard. Free to view for a limited time. - This was a fabulous presentation & well worth watching.