Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 12 September 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

Ancestry CEO Tim Sullivan Stepping Down; Will Transition to Chairman

*  Findmypast Appoints Tamsin Todd as CEO

*  Go Ahead Tours, Ancestry Collaborate to Launch New Tour Portfolio

*  RootsTech 2018 Grows to 4 Days, Introduces New Innovation Showcase


2)  Record Databases:

Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 3 to 9 September 2017

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Databases - Week of 3 to 9 September 2017

*  Advantage Preservation Adds 800 Thousand Historical Newspaper Pages - August, 2017

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  Upcoming Free APG Webinar, Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 5 p.m. PDT: "Thinking Ahead to Retirement - Even from the Genealogy Business You Love!" by James Beidler

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar, Wednesday, 13 September, 11 a.m. PDT:  "Finding Isaac Rogers" by Nicka Smith

*  FREE Webinar from SCGS: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Tessa Keough presents "Location, Location, Location: One Place Studies in North America"

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar, Friday, 15 September 2017, 11 a.m. PDT:  "The ABCs and 123s of Researching Your Ancestor's School Records" by Melissa Barker

*  BCG Offers Free Webinar: “When Does Newfound Evidence Overturn a Proved Conclusion” by Tom Jones, PhD, CG, CGL (19 September 2017)

Track Down Your WWI Military Ancestors with Free Multi-Session Webinar (23 September 2017)

*  FREE DNA WEBINAR! Reveal Your Unique Story through DNA and Family History (23 September 2017, 8 a.m. PDT)

*  BCG Offers Six Free Lectures (Live or by Webinar) on 6 October 2017

*  Genealogy Connection Podcast:  Genealogy Connection #029 - Mindy Jacox, Award/Scholarship Winner

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube Channel:  Chit Chat Live: Interview with Luana Wentz Darby

*  Ancestry.com YouTube Channel:  Keeping Track of Where You Are In Your Family Tree

4)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, September 12,  2017

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  25 maps that explain the English language

*  15 Apps for Genealogists Video

*  Colonial Legal Terminology

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 8 September 2017?


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