Friday, August 4, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes -- 4 August 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform

*  Preserve the Pensions Announces Resumption of Document Conservation at National Archives

*  Dutch Genealogy News for July 2017  

*  New Season of PBS Genealogy Program, “Finding Your Roots” Starts October 3

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available to Search This Findmypast Friday, 4 August 2017

*  Best of New and Updated Genealogy Records Collections 

*  Chronicling America Updates - July, 2017

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  2017 International Genetic Genealogy Conference will be December 9-10 in San Diego.  Register at

*  BIFHSGO Conference Early Bird Deadline Approaching

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar, 5 August, 10 a.m. PDT:  Using atDNA to Verify and Expand Genealogy, by Emily Aulicino

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar, Wednesday, 9 August, 11 a.m.:  "A Taxing Matter: Using Tax Lists in Genealogy" by Judy G. Russell.

*  Archived Family Tree Webinars webinar:  Tracing Your West Country Ancestors, by Kirsty Gray.*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Using Manuscript Collections, by Mary Hill, AG.

*  23andMe YouTube Channel:  Damon and Jo's 23andMe DNA Journey

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Relatives Around Me, by Nicky Smith

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Are Your DNA Ethnicity Results Accurate?

*  Genealogy Quick Start YouTube Channel:  Reunion Genealogy

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's genealogy Gems YouTube Channel:  Historical newspaper research just got better with this awesome website

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube Channel:  Chit-Chat Live: CanGen Summit

*  George G. Morgan and Drew Smith's The Genealogy Guys Podcast #330 - 2017 July 30

4)  Genealogy Bargains:

Genealogy Bargains for Friday August 4, 2017

*  Save 50% on Legacy Software and Yearly Webinar Subscription

5)  Neat Stuff:

Absolutely Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every Single U.S. State

*  Finding Living Relatives

*  The Genealogy Industry Infographic (2015)


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