Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 20 February 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

JoyFlips Giving Away $80,000 Worth of FamilyArchive™ Kits at RootsTech

*  Announcing our Book Launch! Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide

*  Family Tree Maker 2017 News - Free Update is Here!

*  New SCGS Conference and Library Policies

 Follow-up: Turkey Shuts Down Genealogy Service after Overload of Inquiries

2)  Record Databases:

*    Free access to Ancestry's UK and Irish records

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 11 to 17 February 2018

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 11 to 17 February 2018

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

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

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 21 February, 11 a.m. PST: "Tribal Quest: A special project to document the family histories of tribal people" by Golan Levi

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar - Wednesday, 21 February, 6 p.m. PST:  "Navigating the Seven C's of Genealogy," by Thomas MacEntee

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 23 February, 11 a.m. PST:  "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document," by Geoff Rasmussen

Genealogy Gold Podcast:  #166 DNA: The Future of Unlocking Your True Family History

*  Extreme Genes Radio Show/Podcast:  Episode 225 – Got A Witch In Your Background? Here’s How To Research Her (or Him!) / The Archive Lady Returns With More Amazing Finds And Tips For Your Visit

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Genealogy Game Night - 17 Feb 2018

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Mondays with Myrt - 19 Feb 2018

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  Albion's Seed Study Group - Friends Migration

*  Cousin Russ YouTube Channel:  How I manage a file that is not mine

*  Cousin Russ YouTube Channel:  Routine - Data Error Report

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  How do pass on your DNA test results to your heirs?

*  MyHeritage YouTube Channel:  MyHeritage on BBC World News

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, February 20,  2018

*  Bundle of Three Popular Pennsylvania Research Books – 60% Off Thru Friday, Feb 23

5)  Neat Stuff:

   A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence survived the Civil War hidden behind wallpaper

*  Lock of Washington’s Hair Found in 18th-Century Almanac

*  30 Dialects of the English language in the UK

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 16 February 2018?


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