Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 16 October 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

DNA test shows Elizabeth Warren probably had a Native American ancestor generations ago

How your third cousin’s ancestry DNA test could jeopardize your privacy

Help Wanted at the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, Connecticut

Findmypast Announces Two Key Leadership Appointments

13 Pages from the Missouri 1880 US Census Population Schedule Long Thought Lost have been Discovered

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 7 to 13 October 2018

*  Historical Indigenous and Native American Newspapers Online

*  New Historical Collections Added to MyHeritage in October 2018

*  2011 and 2012 of the Mayflower Descendant Now Searchable

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for October 2018

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 16 October, 5 p.m. PDT:  Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research, by Julie Miller

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 17 October, 11 a.m. PDT:  Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush, by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar - Wednesday, 17 October, 6 p.m. PDT:  The Y-DNA Test Should Be Your Favorite, by Diahan Southard

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 19 October, 8 a.m. PDT:  Past Conflict Repatriation: The Role of Genealogists and Methodology in Fulfilling Our Nation’s Promise, by Jeanne Bloom

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 19 October, 9:30 a.m. PDT:  Deeper Analysis: Techniques for Successful Problem Solving, by Elissa Scalise Powell

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 19 October, 12 noon PDT:  John Jacob Kramer: Case Study of Mistaken Identity among Revolutionary War Soldiers, by Rebecca Whitman Koford

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 19 October, 1:15 p.m. PDT:  Using Indirect and Negative Evidence to Prove Unrecorded Events, by Thomas Jones

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 19 October, 2:30 p.m. PDT:  The Discriminating Genealogist: Telling Good Evidence from Bad, by Judy G. Russell

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 14: Lucinda Keaton Case Study

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 255 – How You Can Become A Search Angel / Photo Restoration Ideas

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #010- Planning Your Research Trips To Increase Your Chances Of Success

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Learning to Read Old Handwriting - James Tanner

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Find-a-Grave Training by Rayanne Melick

*  Jennifer Holik YouTube:  Are You Ready to Explore More of You & Your Family?

*  Jennifer Holik YouTube:  Finding the Answers IDPF Online Course Invitation

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube/Podcast:  AF-200: How to Use Book Databases to Further Your Family History

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, October 16,  2018

Ancestry DNA Kits On Sale for $69.00 & A New Discovery Package, Too!

5)  DNA Stories:

*  How Genetic Sleuthing Helped a Kidnapped Girl Recover Her Identity

*  DNA unites family after seven decades

6)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 12 October 2018?


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