Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes -- 30 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Contacting DNA Matches on MyHeritage is Now Free

Alison Hare and Nancy Peters to Succeed NGSQ Editors Tom Jones and Melinde Lutz Byrne in 2019

*  First Database of Burial Grounds in England and Wales to be Created

*  Emily Anne Croom, R.I.P.

2)  Record Databases:

*   Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 21 to 27 January 2018

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 21 to 27 January 2018

Your January PERSI Update!

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for February 2018

*  REGISTER: Feb 2018 DearMYRTLE Webinars

*  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:  Understanding DNA Matching technology, by Daniel Horowitz

*  Genealogy Gold Podcast:  (#163) What is PERSI and How Can You Use it to Improve Your Genealogy Research?

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  #338 - 2018 January 28

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 222 – DNA: The Need For Testing Cousins / New Genie TV Show On The Way

*  Genealogy Journeys Podcast:  45: California Gold Rush, Resources and photos

*  FamilySearch YouTube Channel:  Finding Elusive Records in FamilySearch

*  Ancestry YouTube Channel:  Q&A with The Barefoot Genealogist

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel:  Family Tree Cleanup Case Study 1: Untangling Wesley Jackson's Family - Kathryn Grant

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Mondays with Myrt - 29 Jan 2018

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  FamilyTree DNA Test Review: Pros and Cons

*  Pressing My Way YouTube Channel:  Celebrating the life of Clara Hannah Harris "MomMom" Ringgold

*  NYGBS YouTube Channel:  New York G&B eLibrary Tutorial

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, January 30,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

FamilySearch Family Tree Scavenger Hunt for Kids

*  Good Morning Britain Hosts Receive Their MyHeritage DNA Results Live on Air

*  Questions You Always Wanted To Ask About Life in Colonial New England: Beds and Sleeping Arrangements

*  How to Avoid Being Tracked on Your Laptop, Phone, or Fitness Tracker

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 26 January 2018?


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