Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 11 July 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

AncestorCloud rebrands to Trace and announces the acquisition of Genealogists.com

*  Coming Soon - Discover Scottish Land Records (2nd ed) by Chris Paton

*  Pass It Down reinvents the greeting card to help capture family memories

2)  Record Databases:

*  Added or Updated Databases at Ancestry.com - Week of 2 to 8 July 2017

*  200 Free Western States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added

*  Advantage Preservation Adds 1.3 Million Historical Newspaper Pages - June, 2017

*   Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 2 to 8 July 2017

*  Arizona Archives: 78 Newspapers for Genealogy Research on GenealogyBank

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  Irish Lives Remembered issue 37 now freely available online

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar (12 July 2017, 2 p.m. EDT):  Google Books: the tool you should use every day! by Lisa Louise Cooke

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar (14 July 2017, 2 p.m. EDT):  Tips for Snapping Pics: How to Take Perfect Family Photographs by Jared Hodges.

*  Upcoming BCG Webinar (18 July 2017, 8 p.m. EDT):  Analyzing Documents Sparks Ideas for Further Research by Angela Packer McGhie

*  Drew Smith's Genealogy Connection Podcast:  Genealogy Connection #025 - Laura Prescott, Educator

*  Ancestry.com YouTube Channel:  What's New at Ancestry.com: July 2017 Edition

*  American Ancestors YouTube Channel:  Preparing for the NEHGS Coming Home to New England

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube Channel:  AF-134 How to Protect Your Genealogy Data

4)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday July 11, 2017

*  Upcoming Genealogy Bargains, Week of July 10-16, 2017

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  Predominant European Ethnic Groups by Region

*  Most Common Ways to Die in the U.S.

*  Golden Rules of Genealogy 


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