Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes -- 13 February 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

FamilySearch Announces RootsTech 2018 FREE Live-Streaming Classes

*  #NotAtRootsTech 2018? Here’s How to Participate Virtually

*  2017 was the year consumer DNA testing blew up

2)  Record Databases:

*   Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 4 to 10 February 2018

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 4 to 10 February 2018

*  British Newspaper Archive approaches 24 million pages

*  Love is in the Air: Free Valentine’s Day access to all marriage records on MyHeritage!

*  Fulton Postcards Historic Newspapers Update - Now Over 41.400,000 Pages!

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming FGS Webinar - Thursday, 15 February, 5 p.m. PST:  "Breaking Out of the Box: Creative Thinking For Your Society," by Amy Johnson Crow

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 20 February, 5 p.m. PST:  "Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems," by Jill Morelli

* Archived Family Tree Webinar:  "Have Nordic Ancestors? Count Yourself Lucky - Nordic Records are Amazing," by Mike Mansfield

*  Genealogy Gold Podcast:  #165 - Using Negative Evidence to Prove Relationships

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems Podcast:  Episode 214

*  Genealogy Connection Podcast:   #038 - Eric Wells, Education Coordinator for The NextGen Genealogy Network

*  Extreme Genes Radio Show and Podcast:  Episode 224 – CeCe Moore Talks DNA & “Finding Your Roots”

*  Genealogy Journeys Podcast:  #46: National Heart Month

*  DearMYRTLE's YouTube Channel:  Mondays with Myrt - 12 Feb 2018

*  DearMYRTLE's YouTube Channel:  11 Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas

*  FamilySearch YouTube Channel:  Family Tree Hinting

*  FamilySearch YouTube Channel:  FamilySearch Mobile Apps

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Is the Genographic Project Useful for Genealogists?

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, February 13,  2018

*  Bundle of Three Recent Genealogy Guides on DNA, Travel & Organization – 30% off Thru Friday, Feb 16

5)  Neat Stuff:

   SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing.  [I wonder if the FamilySearch Family Tree was included? Or my Scribd genealogy reports?]

*  Questions You Always Wanted to Ask About Life in Colonial New England: Did they Bathe?

*  My Ancestry DNA Test Revealed 2 Sisters I Didn’t Know I Had

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 9 February 2018?


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1 comment:

Robert said...

Thank You for including my 'Questions You Always Wanted to Ask About Colonial New England' in your blog! They are fun to write and make me seriously grateful to live in this century.