Friday, August 25, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 25 August 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

New And Improved “Chicago Ancestors” Website From The Newberry Library

*  Introducing the DNA Match Review Page

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available to Search This Findmypast Friday, 25 August 2017

*  US Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards (on Fold3)

*  August Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content for 88 Titles!

*  World Archives Project: Australia Newspaper Vital Notices, 1851-1997 (Part 1)

*  NEPGS Reaches Milestone in Catholic Records Project

*  TheGenealogist Releases Half a Million Criminal Records adding Significantly to its Court & Criminal Collection

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar, Wednesday, 30 August, 11 a.m. PDT:  "Getting Started With Evidentia," by Edward A. Thompson
*  Upcoming ISGS Webinars - September 2017

*  Upcoming FREE SCGS Webinar, September 2, 2017: "Caillte agus Aimsigh: Lost and Found - Irish History and Records," by  Barbara M. Randall

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  "How to Do Mexican Research and Be Successful" by Jonathan Walker.

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems Podcast:  "Special Episode: The End of FamilySearch Microfilm Lending Program"

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube Channel: "Chit Chat Live: An Interview with Phyllis Codling McLaughlin"

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube Channel:  "Chit Chat Live: August Panel Discussion"

*  The NextGen Genealogy Network YouTube Channel:  "Faces of NextGen Live - Michael D Lacopo (take 2)"

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  "The Archive Lady - Aug 2017"

*  Nivka Sewell-Smith's YouTube Channel:  "BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 41: People of Color in the Midwest: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, and Missouri"

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  "Handling the changes made to the FamilySearch Family Tree? - James Tanner"

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel: "What Makes Vital Records So Vital - James Tanner"

*  American Ancestors YouTube Channel:  "Finding Your Ancestor in American Fraternal Organization Records"

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  "Preserving Historical Heritage with Kindex - BYU Conference Interview"

4)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Saturday August 25, 2017

*  4 days of free access to all Ancestry UK's Irish & UK records

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  What Did People Eat In The 1800s?

*  11 Of The Coolest Hidden Google Tips And Tricks

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 22 August 2017?


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