Friday, January 26, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 26 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

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*  RootsTech 2018 Promotional Pricing Discount Extended!

*  #RootsTech Mobile App Now Available

*  Legacy Tree Genealogists to Sponsor DNA Innovation Contest at RootsTech

*  Michigan State University Receives $1.5 Million Grant To Build Slave Trade Database

*   DNA Central! A New DNA Resource Launching April 2018!

2)  Record Databases:

*   New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 26 January 2018

*  Illustrated London News collection grows on TheGenealogist

*  Over 5 Million U.S. passenger records released on TheGenealogist

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for February 2018

*  REGISTER: Feb 2018 DearMYRTLE Webinars

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 30 January, 11 a.m. PST:  Understanding DNA Matching technology, by Daniel Horowitz

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 31 January, 11 a.m. PST:  Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage, by Sunny Morton

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Finding Jamestown Ancestors, by KC Reid

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  No More Blank Pages: 10 Simple Writing Tips for Family Historians, by Lisa Alzo

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Cha
nnel:  GenDoc Study Group 17

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel: The Archive Lady - The BIG Reveal

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Adding Audio to FamilySearch by Rayanne Melick

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Creating a Heritage Scrapbook From Scratch - Photoshop Elements 2018

*  Jill Ball YouTube Channel:  The Property Brothers at Rootstech 2017

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 26,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

*  In Memoriam of Terry Ward

*  Can you see the resemblance? Mysterious mummy is revealed to be Boris Johnson's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother

Long Lost Brothers

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 23 January 2018?


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