Friday, January 19, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 19 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

RootsTech 2018 App Now Available for Download!

*  Have you seen the new merge system? [WikiTree]

 Opening up our prisoner of war collection [UK TNA]

*  Jennifer Holik Releases 4 New World War II Quick Guides

*  Over 79,600 PDF 'certificates' ordered as GRO extends pilot

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 19 January 2018

War of 1812 Pension Files on Fold3

*  New Records Include German and Holocaust Records Online

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2018

*  Archives Skill Building Boot Camp – Saturday, January 20, 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Wevniar - Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 11 a.m. PST:  Finding Jamestown Ancestors, by KC Reid

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Finding Thomas' Father: an 18th Century Prince William County Virginia Case Study, by Pam Stone Eagleson

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Introducing the Geni World Family Tree, by E. Randol Schoenberg

*  New Member Friday Family Tree Webinar:  Kansas Settlers - Pioneers Settling Prior to 1900, by Beth Foulk

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  #337 - 2018 January 15

*  Ask Maureen Podcast: Episode 12 – RootsTech 2018

*  American Ancestors YouTube Channel:  Hosting an Online Family Reunion

* YouTube Channel:  Genealogy Methodology: Who Are These People on This Census

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Introduction to Slovenian Research - Milan Pohontsch

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Genealogy Game Night - 13 Jan 2018

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Mondays with Myrt - 15 Jan 2018

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  GenDoc Study Group - Chapter 16

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Albion's Seed Study Group - East Anglia to Massachusetts

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  7 Common Genealogy Mistakes - And How to Avoid Them

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 19,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  Listen to this tattoo: Woman’s viral video shows waveform ink featuring voicemail from her grandma

*  What can your ancestry tell you about neurological diseases?

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 16 January 2018?


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