Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 1 May 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Announcing the Virtual Genealogical Society

*  New Season of Who Do You Think You Are? Starts on TLC on May 21st!

*  Ancestor Network Appointed by National Library of Ireland to Provide Genealogy Advisory Service

*  U.S. Law will soon Release Previously Copyrighted Works of 1923 to the Public Domain

*  NGS Introduces African American and Federal Lands Courses

*  New Feature: Pedigree View for Family Trees

2)  Record Databases:

Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 22 to 28 April 2018

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 22 to 28 April 2018

*  Chronicling America Updates - April, 2018

*  425 Birth, Marriage, and Death Record Collection Links from U.S. Western  States

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for May 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 2 May, 11 a.m. PDT:  Special Appearance by the Founder and CEO of MyHeritage, with Gilad Japhet

Genealogy Gold Podcast:  #176 - Who’s Who in the American Revolution: Marquis de Lafayette

*  Genealogy Connection Podcast:  #042 - Brooke Schreier Ganz, Founder and President of Reclaim the Records

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  DNA Do Over, Genealogy Hit Lists, and Translation Tools with Thomas MacEntee

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:   Do Twins Have the Same DNA? - A Segment of DNA

*  Kenneth R. Marks YouTube Channel:  Historical Newspaper Search Tips and What to Avoid

*  Kenneth R. Marks YouTube Channel:  Win The OCR Text Battle Change the Letters in Your Search

*  RF Tree Genealogy YouTube Channel:  American Nations

*  RF Tree Genealogy YouTube Channel:  Recombination

*  Elizabeth O'Neal YouTube Channel:  An Interview with Relative Race's Team Green - RootsTech 2018

*  Extreme Genes Podcast:  Episode 234 - The “DNA Painter” Craze Explained / World War I Widow Talks About Her Husband

*  Genealogy Magazine YouTube Channel:  Titanic Widow: The Mystery of Addie Bracken

*  Legacy Tree Genealogists YouTube Channel:  Legacy Tree Genealogists - About Us

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, May 1,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

Meet the man who traced his family history and found his enslaved ancestors

Siblings reunite after 63 years

*  1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire - Open SF History:  Smoke, Fire, Ruins, and Refugees

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 27 April 2018?


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