Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 15 May 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Launch of The Great Irish Famine Online

*  Ancestry.com Says They Will Work on Technical Problems

*  Parabon® Announces Snapshot® Genetic Genealogy Service for Law Enforcement

* 23andMe Sues Ancestry for Patent Infringement, Misleading Marketing

2)  Record Databases:

Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 6 to 12 May 2018

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Collections - Week of 6 to 12 May 2018

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

 Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for May 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinars - Tuesday, 15 May, 5 p.m. PDT:  Developing Good Research Habits,by Paul Stuart-Warren

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinars - Wednesday, 16 May, 11 a.m. PDT: The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results, by Blaine Bettinger

Genealogy Gold Podcast:  #178: Who’s Who in the American Revolution: Nathan Hale

*  Genealogy Journey's Podcast:  #52: Railroads

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  #343

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 236 – Lose A Cemetery? Chicago Native Can Help You / Father And Step Son Make Remarkable DNA Discovery

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  What Genea-tech Can You Not Live Without?

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube Channel:  Understanding Ethnicity Part 1: Reference Databases

*  Kenneth R. Marks YouTube Channel:  8 Reasons You Can't Find Squat About Your Ancestors Online

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel:  Findmypast.com and FamilySearch family tree synchronization (Genealogy Giants)

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, May 15,  2018

*  The Genealogy Dream Team Event Giveaway at Genealogy Bargains

5)  Neat Stuff:

Discover Fascinating Vintage Maps From National Geographic's Archives

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer long wondered if he’s related to JFK. At 72, he learned the truth.

* 50-Year-Old Secret: Winston-Salem Man Finds Birth Family

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 11 May 2018?


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