Friday, January 5, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 5 January 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

*  Dutch Genealogy News for December 2017

*  Announcing New Social Media Channels for the Britain, Ireland & the Isles Chapter of the APG

*  Hallelujah! Parliament removes future restrictions on access to Canadian census

*  Book Review: The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, 4th Edition

*  Friends could be family. Family could be unrelated. What people are finding out from DNA sites

2)  Record Databases:

*  New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 5 January 2018

NEHGS Offers FREE Access to All Databases on from January 3–10

2,100 Newly Added FREE U.S. Historical Newspaper Links - End 2017 Update

Addition to Mayflower Families Fifth Generation Descendants, 1700-1880

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

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

*  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

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 5 p.m. PST:  Quality, Time and Completion: Developing a Research Plan (Part One), by J. Mark Lowe.

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research, by Thomas MacEntee

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 1): Your First Few Legacy Tips, by Geoff Rasmussen

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  How Advertising Brought Our Ancestors to the Midwest, by Annette Burke Lyttle

* YouTube Channel:  What's New at Ancestry: January 2018 Edition

*  APG Britain, Ireland and the Isles Chapter YouTube Channel: Panel Discussion

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel:  Tech Tip: Webpage Workaround. How to find a page that's missing

*  MyHeritage YouTube Channel:  Gunvald Meets His Half-Siblings for the First Time Thanks to MyHeritage

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  WACKY Wednesday - Second Life Avatars and Genealogy

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  GenDoc Study Group 14

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 5,  2018

FREE Genealogy Research Checklist from Abundant Genealogy

5)  Neat Stuff:

30 Day Time Lapse Video of a Cargo Ship is Stunning

*  Journey Of Man; A Genetic Odyssey! (Spencer Wells)

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 2 January 2018?


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