Friday, March 16, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 16 March 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

RootsTech 2018 In Review

*  Reminder: Early Bird Discount Ends 20 March for 2018 Family History Conference

Press Release - New Partnership

Student Genealogy Grant Invites Applications

27 Public Libraries and the Internet Archive Launch “Community Webs” for Local History Web Archiving

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Adopts Birth & Death Embargo Dates and More

When Did Americans Stop Marrying Their Cousins? Ask the World’s Largest Family Tree

*  What the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Means to Genealogy Bloggers and Others

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 16 March 2018

*  March Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 35 Titles!

*  World’s Most Comprehensive Whaling History Database Released

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

FamilySearch Classes Presented at RootsTech 2018 Now Online

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 20 March, 5 p.m. PDT:  From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home, by Catherine B. Wiest Desmarais

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 21 March, 11 a.m. PDT: Hands-On With MyHeritage DNA, by Geoff Rasmussen

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL, by Cyndi Ingle

*  New Member Friday Family Tree Webinar:  Researching Your World War II Ancestors: Part 1 - The Road to War, by Michael Strauss

*  New Member Friday Family Tree Webinar:  Researching Your World War II Ancestors: Part 2 - Records of the Army, by Michael Strauss

*  New Member Friday Family Tree Webinar:  Researching Your World War II Ancestors: Part 3 - Records of the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, by Michael Strauss

*  New Member Friday Family Tree Webinar:  Researching Your World War II Ancestors: Part 4 - War on the Home Front & Post-War Years, by Michael Strauss

*  Jill Ball YouTube Channel:  Many videos from Congress 2018

*  MyHeritage YouTube Channel:  ABC Denver Features MyHeritage DNA

*  Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube Channel:  Y-DNA of a Scots-Irish Diaspora (James Irvine)

*  Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube Channel:  DNA, Clans & Monarchy (Brad Larkin)

*  American Ancestors YouTube Channel:  Preparing for the NEHGS Hartford Research Tour

*  American Ancestors YouTube Channel:  Creating a Research Plan: Tips from NEHGS Research Services

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Can You Research Offline Records Without Being There? - Lisa Lisson

*  Findmypast YouTube Channel:  Finding Elusive Female Ancestors: 8 Essential Tips

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, March 16,  2018

Findmypast Offers 50% Discount on 1 Month ‘Ultimate’ Subscriptions in Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day 2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

How two of President John Tyler's grandsons are still alive, 174 years later

*  Lewis Run man connects with long unknown father - who didn’t know he existed

*  Illinois man found in a cardboard box as an infant reunites with birth family 53 years later

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 13 March 2018?


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