Friday, January 12, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 12 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

IGHR 2018 registration tomorrow

*  The Genealogist previews its 2018 releases

*  Galway Genetic Genealogy Conference, Saturday 5 May

*  FamilySearch 2017 Genealogy Highlights

NGS Awards Deadline is 31 January 2018

*  Major Updates and Improvements to MyHeritage DNA Matching

*  Natalia Lafourcade Speaking at RootsTech 2018

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 12 January 2018

*  12 Jan 2018 – New Genealogy Record Releases & Updates

*  Mayflower Ancestors and More in New Genealogy Records Online

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2018

*  FamilyTreeDNA, FamilySearch, and 2018 Brick Wall Webinars

*  Family History Fanatics eConference - 19 January 2018

*  Archives Skill Building Boot Camp – Saturday, January 20, 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 16 January 2017, 11 a.m.:  Genealogy for Beginners: Start Your Online Family Tree, by Daniel Horowitz

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 16 January 2017, 5 p.m.:  Finding Thomas' Father: an 18th Century Prince William County Virginia Case Study, by Pam Stone Eagleson

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 17 January 2017, 11 a.m.: Introducing the Geni World Family Tree, by E. Randol Schoenberg

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Quality, Time and Completion: Developing a Research Plan (Part One), by J. Mark Lowe.

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Quality, Time and Completion: Developing a Research Plan (Part Two), by J. Mark Lowe.

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar  Full Circle: Tracing the Descendants of a Slaveholding Ancestor, by Nicka Smith

*  Genealogy Gems Podcast: Episode 213

*  Nicka Sewell-Smith YouTube Channel:  BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 48: "How I Did It" Part 1

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel:  Class Preview: Time Travel Technology

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube Channel:  AF-160: A Review of Stories from Ipswich

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  The Family History Guide Revisited by Rayanne Melick

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  GenDoc Study Group 15

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  How to Find Your Ancestor's Wills and Probate Files
4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 12,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  Genetics Rewrites the History of Early America—And, Maybe, the Field of Archaeology

*  Two families separated by one argument and 100 years

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 9 January 2018?


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