Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 19 December 2017

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

1)  News Articles:

*  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Announced as RootsTech 2018 Keynote Speaker

*  After years of chasing leads, Iowa man reunites with half-sister in Lincoln

*  Georgia student discovers birth brother attended same college, had same major

2)  Record Databases:

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 10 to 16 December 2017

*   Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 10 to 16 December 2017

*    British Newspaper Archive reaches 23 million pages

335 Free Mid-Atlantic States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added

100 Free New England States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added
3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 5 p.m. PST:  The Law and the Reasonably Exhaustive (Re)Search, by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 11 a.m. PST:  Palmetto Pride - South Carolina for Genealogists, by Rorey Cathcart

*  Upcoming SCGS Free Webinar - December 20, 2017:  100 Days to a Better Family History, by Tammy Hepps

*  Genealogy Gold Podcast: (#157) Unusual Sources for Finding Old Family Photos

*  Extreme Genes Podcast:  Episode 218 – Genie Seeks Grandfather Through DNA, Discovers Brother’s Unknown Son

*  NextGen Genealogy Network YouTube Channel:  Faces of NextGen Live - Daniel Horowitz

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Family History and GIS Part 2 - Jarom Randall

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  How to add DNA to FamilySearch

*  NYGBS YouTube Channel:  The genealogy interview: Asking relatives questions to grow your family tree

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, December 19,  2017

*  Year End 2017 Sale at Hack Genealogy – 50% Off Digital Downloads

5)  Fun Stuff:

*  Map: Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls, State-by-State

These Sisters Took The Same Photo 40 Years in a Row and the Last One is Absolutely Amazing

*  The Genealogy Web

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 15 December 2017?


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