Friday, August 24, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 24 August 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

David Rencher is the new Family History Library Director

9 Questions for David Rencher, FamilySearch CGO and New Family History Library Director

Live Announcement from FamilySearch about RootsTech

*  RootsTech 2019 Registration Opens on September 20, 2018

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 24 August 2018

*  New Canadian Records [on]

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar -- Tuesday, 28 August, 11 a.m.:  How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research, by Daniel Horowitz

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar -- Wednesday, 29 August, 11 a.m.:  The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite, by Diahan Southard

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems, by James Ison

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales), by Kirsty Gray

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Polish Communities - Migration and Resettlement, by Julie Goucher

*  The Genealogy Guys Podcast:  #349

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Principles for Evaluating Records

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Disaster Proof Your Genealogy - Fanatical Fridays

*  Who Is Nicka Smith? YouTube:  BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 66: Publishing the Family Story - From Oral History to Narrative

*  23andMe YouTube:  This Week in DNA, Episode 5

*  Elizabeth O'Neal YouTube:  Get to Know The Family History Fanatics

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, August 24,  2018

5)  DNA Success Stories:

*   With one mystery solved, brothers who found each other on discover one more puzzler

*  Cle Elum man finds lost family members through DNA test

*  Local man uses to find birth mother

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 21 August 2018?


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