Friday, November 9, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 9 November 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

RootsTech 2019 Announces Keynote Speaker: Saroo Brierley, the Inspiration for the movie “Lion”

*  Free Access on 9th to 12th November for Findmypast Record Collections and Newspapers

*  NEHGS Offers FREE Access to All Databases on from November 6–13

*  The 1926 Canadian Census of the Prairie Provinces is to Be Released by March 2019

*  Family tree of 400 million people shows genetics has limited influence on longevity

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search this Findmypast Friday, 9 November 2018

*  FamilySearch Releases New World War I Records for Armistice 100th Anniversary

*  New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of November 5, 2018

*  November Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 66 Titles!

*  Advantage Preservation Adds 700K Historical Newspaper Pages - October, 2018

*  TheGenealogist’s new Release Commemorates the Centenary of the Ending of the First World War

*  720,000 Newly Digitized Historic Photos Show Where New Yorkers Lived in the 1940s

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  MyHeritage LIVE 2018 Conference Video and Blog Compendium

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 14 November, 11 a.m. PST:  Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners, by Rorey Cathcart

*  Upcoming NEHGS Webinar - Thursday, 15 November, 12 noon PST:  Raising the Dead: Finding Clues to Ancestors from Headstones, Family Plots, and Burial Records, by David Allen Lambert

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor, by Melissa Barker

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Soldier Health on the Western Front 1914-1918, by Helen Smith

Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #017 – “Dit Names”… What The Heck Are Those?

*  Findmypast YouTube:  Discover the Life Stories of Your Family's Military Heroes | Findmypast

*  Who Is Nicka Smith? YouTube:  BlackProGen LIVE!: Ep 71 Runaways: Self-Liberated Africans and the Underground Railroad

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  Gilad Japhet's Keynote Address [MyHeritage LIVE, November 2018]

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  MyHeritage LIVE 2018 Highlights

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube: How to Explain How You Solved Your Genealogy Problems on FamilySearch

*  Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube:  Ethical issues & the social application of DNA (Panel Discussion)

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Immunity & cousin Connections on Relative Race; Adoptees Search for Biological Ties on LLF

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, November 9,  2018

5)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 6 November 2018?


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