Friday, June 15, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 15 June 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Reclaim The Records wins a Third Lawsuit; NYC Marriage Index for 1996-2017 is now Online

GRIP 2019 Courses Announced

*  National Institute for Genealogical Studies Announces Certificate Program in Eastern European Genealogy Research

Family History Hosting Announces GedSite Version 2.06

*  Update: A Fire at the Aberdeen (Washington) Museum of History Destroys Much of the Museum’s Collection and a Genealogy Society’s Library

2)  Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 15 June 2018

*  NEHGS Releases New Database-Mayflower Families 5th Generation Descendants, 1700-1880

*  ScotlandsPeople adds new maps and plans collection

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for June 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 19 June, 5 p.m. PDT:  Using Maps in Genealogical Research, by Sara A. Scribner

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 19 June, 11 a.m. PDT: You Need a Search Strategy: Maximizing Your Results with Online Genealogical Databases, by Mike Mansfield

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Easily Read Old Style American Handwriting, by Sharon Monson

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Finding Unique African Americans Collections in Large Databases, by Angela Walton-Raji

Free June Webinar! Why Am I Stuck? 10 Solutions to Common Genealogical Brick Walls

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  #345

*  The Genealogy Gems Podcast:  Episode 218 - It's All About You

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  8 Football Legends Uncover Their Origins with MyHeritage DNA

*  Who Is Nicka Smith? YouTube:  BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 59: People of Color Genealogy Research in Florida

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  How to uncover what an ancestor's initial stands for - Research Over My Shoulder

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Southern California Genealogy Jamboree Recap

*  Amy Johnson Crow YouTube:  Reclaim the Records: Getting Access to Genealogy Records with Brooke Schreier Ganz

* YouTube:  AncestryDNA | CNN's: Finding Kamau Bell Episode 2 | Ancestry

*  Findmypast YouTube:  Discover Military Ancestors with Hints | Findmypast

*  New York Genealogical and Biographical Society:  New York State Family History Conference Webinar: Everything You Need to Know

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, June 15,  2018

*  MyHeritage 50% Off for NGS Members, Friends and Family

5)  Neat Stuff:

Father and Daughter reunited on The Today Show thanks to MyHeritage DNA

Father and son meet for the 1st time after DNA test

*  Clan Wars Blamed for Mysterious Ancient Collapse of the Male Chromosome

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 12 June 2018?


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