Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 14 August 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

ISFHWE Excellence-in-Writing Competition Winners Announced

*  Don’t Panic! OLD Find-A-Grave Shutting Down August 20th, 2018

*  #FGS2018 Conference App Is Available

*  A Fort Wayne, Indiana, City Councilman Proposes Eliminating the Annual Budget for the Allen County Public Library

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

Added or Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 5 to 11 August 2018

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 5 to 11 August 2018

*   August Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 68 Titles!

*  Complete Archive of Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Records—Now Online for Free

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2018

BYU Family History Library Webinar Series (August 2018)

*  Upcoming American Ancestors Webinar - Thursday, 16 August, 12 noon PDT:  Applying for Dual Citizsenship by Descent, by Rhonda Mcclure

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 15 August, 11 a.m. PDT:  Untangle the Web of German Websites, by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 5: Locality Research Part 2

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  Episode #348

*  Extreme Genes Podcast:  Episode 247 – Edison’s Great Grandson Talks Thomas Edison- His Legacy, And Family Stories

*  Lisa Louise Cooke Genealogy Gems YouTube:  Lisa Interviews Find My past CEO Tamsin Todd and Ben Bennett

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  How do you write about the dark stories on your family tree? - Genealogy Jamboree

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  A Finnish Question - A Segment of DNA

*  The NextGen Genealogy Network YouTube:  Faces of NextGen Live - Brooke Schreier Ganz

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  FamilySearch Communities by Nicky Smith

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Working as a Professional Genealogist by Katy Barnes

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  WACKY Wednesday - Indexing

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube: Mondays with Myrt - 13 Aug 2018

*  Findmypast YouTube:  Walking in Your Ancestors' Footsteps | Findmypast Fridays10 August 2018

*  Findmypast YouTube:  Visiting My British Ancestor's Local Church | Findmypast

*  Kenneth R. Marks YouTube:  7 Time Management Hints for Genealogy Researchers

*  Kenneth R. Marks YouTube:  Where to Find High School and College Yearbooks Online

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-191: Who’s Who in the American Revolution: Samuel Adams

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, August 14,  2018

5)  DNA Success Stories:

*   EXCLUSIVE: From a long line of strong women: Beyonce's family tree reveals her great-great-great grandmother was a slave who married a wealthy white merchant in a 'love match'

*  Internet DNA test leads to emotional reunion between Houston woman and her mother

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 10 August 2018?


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