Friday, June 23, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 23 June 2017

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

1)  Record Databases

*  Findmypast Announces 5 Days of FREE Access to British and Irish Records

*   New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 23 June 2017

*  Nova Scotia Archives digitizes another year of birth, marriage and death records (Hat tip: Gail Dever)

*  Cathedral of the Holy Cross (Boston, Mass.) Records, 1789-1900 Now Searchable on American Ancestors.

2)  Education Opportunities

*  Family Tree Webinars:  Understanding Family Migration by J. Mark Lowe

*  Family Tree Webinars:  Virtual Family Reunions: Super Easy, Super Fun by DearMYRTLE and Russ Worthington (free through 27 June 2017)

*  Family Tree Webinars:  Beating the Bushes: Using the GPS to Find Jacob Bush's Father by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL (free through 27 June 2017)

*  MyHeritage Helps Fox & Friends Presenter Discover Her Roots

*  Bernice Bennett's BlogTalkRadio show: My Free People of Color and Those Classified as Melungeon - Gigi Best-Richardson

*  DearMYRTLE's Hangout on Air: Japanese Family History Research - 21 June 2017

3)  Genealogy Bargains

*  Thomas MacEntee's Genealogy Bargains for Friday 23 June 2017

*  Peter Calvers biweekly Lost Cousins newsletter (UK/Ireland research) is FREE to read

4)  Neat Stuff

*  Genealogy Resource List from James Tanner's Genealogy Star blog.

*  The Shared cM Project - Version 2.0 by Blaine Bettinger

*  Entire History of the World in One Chart in Washington Post


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