Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 5 June 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

MyHeritage Statement About a Cybersecurity Incident

*  Pedigree View Now Available in Edit Mode

*  Sunset Notice for BackupMyTree and World Vital Records/Family Link

*  Need a little extra money? You'll soon be able to sell and rent your DNA

*  Accessible Archives Completes Imaging for American County Histories Database

2)  Record Databases:

Added or Updated Record Collections on MyHeritage - May 2018

*  TheGenealogist adds to its 1921 census substitute

*  Added or Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 27 May to 2 June 2018

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 27 May to 2 June 2018

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for June 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 6 June, 11 a.m. PDT:  What Your Ancestor's Neighbors Can Tell You, by Melissa Barker

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 8 June, 11 a.m. PDT: The Family DNA Project, by Nicka Smith

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 5 June, 11 a.m. PDT:  Digital Gravestones, by Elisabeth Zetland

2018 Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference Lineup: First Look

*  Genealogy Gold Podcast:  #181 - Creating New Genealogists: The Secret

*  Genealogy Connection Podcast:  #044 - Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, Speaker

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 239 – Cece Moore on Solved Cold Case Using DNA / Cece Moore on Ethics of Using Genealogical DNA for Solving Crime

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Jon Cryer and Genealogy Tours of Scotland

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube: Laverne Cox and Megan Mullally

*  Jennifer Holik YouTube:  Choosing Something Different

*  Jennifer Holik YouTube:  Finding the Answers Journey

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Using Microtasks to Involve Everyone in Family History Research by Joe Price

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Why are two men in the same haplogroup not related?

*  Findmypast YouTube:  An Interview with Audrey Collins at The National Archives | Findmypast Fridays Live 01 June 18

*  Legacy Tree Genealogists YouTube:  Your Irish Genealogy Questions, Answered

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems YouTube:  Genealogy Giants Interview with MyHeritage at Rootstech

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, June 5,  2018

5)  Neat Stuff:

Is King Arthur buried in a field in Shropshire? Historian claims tomb of legendary ruler lies near medieval village

North Americans Have Similar DNA Ancestry With Indigenous Canadians, Genetic Study Reveals

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 1 June 2018?


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