Friday, June 30, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 30 June 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

*  It’s Here! RootsMagic releases Ancestry Features

2)  Record Databases:

*  New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 30 June 2017

*  The Genealogist Adds Medical and Dental Directories

*  Texas Archives: 405 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

*  Celebrate Independence Day with Free Access to

*  New content added to Irish Newspaper Archive

*  New Digital Archives for Genealogy: Canada, Oregon, Virginia

3)  Education Opportunities:

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for July 2017

*  Family Tree Webinars:  Canada's Top 10, by Kathryn Lake Hogan (free through 5 July)

*  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

*  The In-Depth Genealogist You-Tube Channel:  Interview with Archivist Melissa Barker

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  The Archive Lady - June 2017

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Digitizing Documents: Mechanics and Methodology, by James Tanner

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Understanding Immigration for Genealogists, by James Tanner

*  Ancestry YouTube Channel:  Declaration Descendants | |July 4 | Ancestry.  See other short descendants videos.

*  RootsMagic TV YouTube Channel:  RootsMagic's TreeShare for Ancestry, by Bruce Buzbee

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday 39 June 2017

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  Anglo-Saxon England (ca AD 830)

*  The American Revolution, 1775-1781 map

*  Genealogy Records You Can Find In Newspaper Archives Infographic


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