Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 2 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

*  Genealogy Software Users Choice Awards for 2017 announced by GenSoftReviews

*  National Genealogical Society Issues Call for Proposals for its 2019 Family History Conference

*  Wanted: DNA from vets who served in S. Korea

*  Siblings reunited after lifetime apart

2)  Record Databases:

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

Chronicling America Updates - December, 2017

650 Free Midwest States Online Historic Newspaper Titles Added

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2018

*  FamilyTreeDNA, FamilySearch, and 2018 Brick Wall Webinars

*  Family History Fanatics eConference - 19 January 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 11 a.m. PST:  Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research, by Thomas MacEntee

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 5 January 2018, 11 a.m. PST: Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 1): Your First Few Legacy Tips, by Geoff Rasmussen

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar - Saturday, 6 January 2018, 10 a.m. PST:  Introduction to WikiTree's Free Online Collaborative One-World Family Tree, by Peter Roberts

*  Genealogy Gold Podcast:  (#159) Resource Guide to Canadian Genealogy

*  Cousin Russ YouTube Channel:  Use for Burial Fact Notes

*  Cousin Russ YouTube Channel:  Why I Use 5 Underscores for Unknown Names

*  Lisa Louise Cooke Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel:  Need a Genealogy Speaker? The Genealogy Gems Society Package is the Solution!

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Mapping Your Quarter Genetic Relations - Grandparents, Aunt, Uncles, etc.

*  MyHeritage YouTube Channel:  Identical Triplets Take MyHeritage DNA Tests on the Today Show

*  ARodesky Genealogy YouTube Channel:  Family Research Reveal for Another Family

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, January 2,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

*  You Suspect Your Ancestor Changed His Name – Now What?

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


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