Friday, August 31, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 31 August 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

Genealogy World Saddened by Passing of Laura G. Prescott

NYSFHC registration deadline!

 FREE National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair – October 24, 2018

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday. 31 August 2018

*  Findmypast Announces Release of Over 53 Million Indexed Electoral Registers

 New & Updated Databases Posted at FamilySearch August 1 – 30, 2018

*  NY State Historic Newspapers Adds 14 Titles - August, 2018

*  860 Free Mid West States Online Historical Newspaper Titles Added

*  TheGenealogist Releases Parish Records for Warwickshire with Images

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 5 September, 11 a.m.:  What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research, by Thomas MacEntee

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite, by Diahan Southard

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Where did you come from, Missouri Settlers?, by Beth Foulk

*  Family Tree Magazine Podcast:  Best Genealogy Websites of 2018 (Live from FGS): Episode 123

*  The Not Old Better Show Podcast: Episode 250 RootsTech 2019 Thomas MacEntee

*  Ancestry YouTube:  Q&A with The Barefoot Genealogist: August 2018 | Ancestry

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  The Archive Lady - Answers questions re: family archives procedures

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  Mondays with Myrt 27 Aug 2018

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  AmericaGen Study Group - Chapter 9 Computers & Technology

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  Was my Ancestor at Little Big Horn with Custer?

*  23andMe YouTube:  DNA 101

*  23andMe YouTube:  This Week in DNA, Episode 6

*  FamilySearch YouTube:  Road to RootsTech, Episode 1: What's New at RootsTech 2019

*  FamilySearch YouTube:  Road to RootsTech, Episode 2: The RootsTech Schedule

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  How to Evaluate a Death Record - Research Over My Shoulder Episode 8

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, August 31,  2018

5)  DNA Success Stories:

*   Mom was a Neanderthal. Dad was something else entirely. Meet the strangest hybrid in human history.

*  Separated sisters reunite after decades

*  FOX40 Staffer Shares Her Journey of Discovering Her Family

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 28 August 2018?


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