Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 3 October 2017

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

1)  News Bytes:

Finding Your Roots – Season 4 – Debuts On PBS Tonight!

*  USCIS Genealogy Program Improvements Announced

*  Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Prof Genealogy

*  Meryl Schumacker Winner of APG Young Professional Scholarship

2)  Record Databases:

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Databases - Week of 24 to 30 September 2017

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 24 to 30 September 2017

*  Added or Updated Record Collections on MyHeritage - August and September 2017

*  TheGenealogist adds Somerset and Dorset parish records

3)  Genealogy Education:

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for October 2017

*  Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research Announces Occasional Webinar Series

*  Upcomng MnGS Wednesday (4 October) Webinar: Get Your Story Out There! by Jennifer Alford

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar (Wednesday, 4 October, 11 a.m. PDT):  No Easy Button: Using “Immersion Genealogy” to Understand Your Ancestors, by Lisa Alzo

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

*  FREE Webinar From SCGS: October 7, 2017 - Sara Gredler, MS: Think Like a Historian: Why Do People Do What They Do?
*  Extreme Genes Radio Show/Podcast:  Episode 208 – Boston Man Learns Ties To The Dalton Gang! / What Do You Do When You Get Stuck?

*  Cousin Russ YouTube Channel:  FTM 2017: What is a Workspace?FTM 2017: Workspaces - an Overview;   FTM 2016:  Sources WorkspaceFTM 2017: Sources Workspace - Standardized RatingsFTM 2017: Media Workspace

*  DearMYRTLE's YouTube Channel:  Mondays With Myrt - 2 Oct 2017

*  Ancestry.com YouTube Channel:  What's New in Ancestry, October 2017 Edition

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube Channel:  AF-146: Charts and Forms for Genealogy, and How to Use Them

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  What are the 4 Types DNA and why does this matter? - A Segment of DNA

4)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, October 3,  2017

5)  Neat Stuff:

Mormon records helped uncover family histories for Bernie Sanders and Larry David

*  Gift Guide to Genealogy Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Copies of Maps for German History

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 29 September 2017?


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