Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes -- 27 June 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

*  Family History Microfilm Discontinuation

*  NYG&B Announces the Retirement of Karen Mauer Jones and the Selection of Laura Murphy DeGrazia as Editor of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (The Record)

*  One Month Findmypast World Subscription for $1/£1 (offer good through 2 July 2017)

*  DNA News Update – Friday, June 23, 2017

2)  Record Databases

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 18 to 24 June 2017

*  Added or Updated Databases at Ancestry.com - Week of 18 to 24 June 2017

*  New FamilySearch civil reg collection holds enhanced detail

*  June Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content for 118 Titles from 30 States!

*  More Presbyterian kirk records join ScotlandsPeople

*  75 Free New England States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added

3)  Education Opportunities

*  Early Registration for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Pittsburgh Ends 1 July 2017.

*  International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies Conference to be Held in Orlando on July 23–28

*  Classes at the 2017 Salt Lake Christmas Tour Include a DNA Track & One-on-One Analytics

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar:  "Canada's Top 10" by Kathryn Lake Hogan (Wednesday, 28 June)

*  Family Tree Webinar:  "Approaching and Connecting with Your DNA Matches" by Shannon Christmas

*  Upcoming American Ancestors Webinar:  "Boston Historic Catholic Records Online" (Thursday, 20 July 2017) -- FREE

*  Upcoming american Ancestors Class:  "Researching Early New England" (5, 12, 19 July 2017) -- $125 Fee

*  Drew Smith's Podcast:  "Genealogy Connection #024 - David Rencher, Speaker, Instructor, and FamilySearch CGO"

*  Scott Fisher's Extreme Genes podcast:  "Episode 197 – ReclaimTheRecords.org And Freedom Of Information Act Requests For Genealogical Records"

*  Gena and Jean's:  "Genealogy Journeys's Podcast #33: Father's Day Stories"

*  DearMYRTLE's Hangout on Air:  Mondays With Myrt -- 26 June 2017

*  Ancestry YouTube Video:  "Online family Tree Sharing at Ancestry" with Crista Cowan

4)  Bargains

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday 27 June 2017

5)  Neat Stuff

*  The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has

*  The English Colonies Before 1763

*  Using Available Homestead Records on Ancestry


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