Friday, August 3, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 3 August 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Here’s When You Can Watch Season 5 of “Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.”

 DNA Testing Companies Sign New Guidelines for Sharing Data With Third Parties

Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services

(US) Senators Harris and Carper Introduce Legislation to Ensure Gender Identity Sexual Orientation to 2030 Census

Google Maps Switches to 3D Globe at Small Scales

*  An Update on RootsFinder

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday. 3 August 2018

FamilySearch New Historical Records for July 30, 2018

Chronicling America Updates - July, 2018

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2018

BYU Family History Library Webinar Series (August 2018)

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 8 August, 11 a.m. PDT:  Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist, by Annette Burke Lyttle

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew: History, Migration, DNA, by Schelly Talalay Dardashti

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 5): Adding an Obituary, by Geoff Rasmussen

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Photoshop: Filters, Plugins and Actions, by Jared Hodges

Announcing the Unlock the Past Genealogy Cruise from Sydney to Singapore
*  Family Tree Magazine Podcast:  DNA and Adoption: Podcast Episode 122

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  MyHeritage Presents BVB Players with Their DNA Results and Family Secrets

*  Ancestry YouTube:  August 2018 Edition | What's New at Ancestry

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  How Do You Evaluate Hints on Family Search? - Research Over My Shoulder Episode 7

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  An Interview with Melissa Barker, AKA The Archive Lady.

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  The Archive Lady - Museums have Records, too!

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, August 3,  2018

FREE E-BOOK: After You’re Gone – Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research

5)  DNA Success Stories:

*  A Reunion of a Lifetime: Discovering Family Through MyHeritage DNA

*  Finding a long-lost family: British man discovers siblings in Owensboro

*  Dark secret comes to light through DNA test that unites sisters after 30 years

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 31 July 2018?


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