Friday, April 20, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes -- 20 April 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Ancestry Names Margo Georgiadis Chief Executive Officer

*  FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher

*  (US) Department of Commerce Announces Changes to Limited Access Death Master File (also called the Social Security Death Index, or SSDI)

*  The Genealogy of First Lady Barbara Bush

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 20 April 2018

 TheGenealogist adds War Memorial and headstone records

*  New Casualty Records on Fold3

*  20 April 2018 – New Genealogy Record Releases & Updates

*  22,100 Total FREE U.S. Historical Newspaper Links - First 2018 Update

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 FamilySearch Classes Presented at RootsTech 2018 Now Online

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for April 2018

*  Irish Genealogy Virtual Conference 21st April

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 24 April 11 a.m.:  Get the Most from the MyHeritage Search Engine for Historical Records, by Daniel Horowitz

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 25 April 11 a.m.: Verifying Information You Find Online, by Marian Pierre-Louis

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA, by Patti Hobbs

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Lincoln's Laws and the Records of War, by Judy G. Russell

*  "Member Friday" Family Tree Webinar:  Fun Family History Activities for the Youth at Your Family Reunion, by Janet Hovorka

*  The Photo Detective Podcast:  Episode 15: MemoryWeb

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Why are there so many Duplicates in FamilySearch?

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel: Family History Fanatics Live Stream

*  Nicka Smith YouTube Channel:  BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 55: People of Color Genealogy Research in Tennessee

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  GreekGen 2 - Civil and Church Records in Greece

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube Channel:  WACKY Wednesday - Favorite GOOGLE Things

*  AmericanAncestors YouTube Channel:  Tracing Mayflower Lineage Resources at AmericanAncestors org

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, April 20,  2018

*  MyHeritage DNA National DNA Day Sale – Just $69

Save 30% on 23andMe during National DNA Day Sale – As Low As $69 USD!

*  AncestryDNA Lowest Price of the Year! $59 USD for National DNA Day 2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

An Incredible Story: 'Hi con gai, how are you doing today?'

*  Tracing Your Roots: Where Were My Black Homeowning Ancestors From?

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 17 April 2018?


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