Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes -- 1 August 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

Ancestry Continues to Grow Senior Leadership Team, Appoints Evan Wittenberg as Chief People Officer

*  In-Depth Genealogist Introduces their Newest Venture: IDG ACADEMY

*  We’ve Surpassed 8 Billion Records on SuperSearch! (from MyHeritage)

2)  Record Databases:

Added or Updated Ancestry.com Databases - Week of 23 to 29 July 2017

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 23 to 29 July 2017

*  Added or Updated Record Collections on MyHeritage - 1 August 2017

*  Our latest additions to PERSI (July/August) (from Findmypast)

*  Elephind Update - July 2017

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinars webinar, 2 August, 11 a.m. PDT:  Tracing Your West Country Ancestors, by Kirsty Gray.

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

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Using Manuscript Collections, by Mary Hill, AG.

*  Archived Family Tree Webinars:  Texas: The Lone Star State with Teri E. Flack - Summer Spectacular Series Now Available

*  Angela Walton Raji's African Roots Podcast: African Roots Podcast Episode #418 July 28, 2017 (click the Play button just below the post title)

*  Scott Fisher's Extreme Genes Podcast:  Episode 201 – SAR President General Talks Revolution / Breakthrough! Name Change? No Birth Town? No Problem!

*  Russ Worthington's YouTube Channel:  FTM2017 - Little File Clean Up

*  Ancestral Findings' YouTube Channel:  AF-137: The Dangers of Being Careless on Citing Resources in Your Genealogy Research

*  Nicka Sewell-Smith's YouTube Channel: 3 Minutes at MAAGI
4)  Genealogy Bargains:

Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday August 1, 2017

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  American History Timeline

*  History's Most Significant Journeys #Infographic

*  Cosmic Eye amazing video


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