Friday, December 28, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 28 December 2018

Some of the genealogy news items across my desktop the last seven days (I skipped the Christmas post) include:

1)  News Articles:

Finding Your Roots – Season 5 – Debuts On PBS January 8th!

*  English and Welsh BMD certificate costs to soar

*  Angela McGhie To Lead NGS Education Program with Liz Stratton

 2018: A year of Canadian genealogy in review

*  MyHeritage Partners with Project Life™ to bring You the Perfect Way to Preserve and Share Memories with the Family Discovery Kit

*  Why a Large Number of Americans Don’t Know All Their Grandparents’ First Names

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Added or Updated Record Collections at - Week of 16 to 22 December 2018

*  Added and Updated Record Collections - Week of 16 to 22 December 2018

*  Year-End Round Up of New Genealogy Records Online

3)  Genealogy Education Opportunities:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 1 January, 5 p.m. PST:  Researching in Australian Archives, by Helen Smith

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 2 January, 11 a.m. PST:  DNA Rights and Wrongs: The Ethical Side of Testing, by Judy G. Russell

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Getting Started in Family History - 1- Home Sources; -2 - Forms; - 3 -  Family Stories, by Cheri Hudson Passey

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 24: U.S. Probate Records Part 2

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #31… Doesn’t The Slave Name Come From The Most Recent Slaveholder? Not Always!

The Genealogy Guys Podcast: #354

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 265 – George H.W. Bush: (Almost?) Everybody’s Cousin/ Internet Archive- A Genealogist’s Gold Mine

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #30… The Southwest And The Boundary Challenges The Region Presents

*  Amy Johnson Crow Podcast:  Making Good Genealogy Habits

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Are all your DNA cousin matches worth researching? - Quality Match Comparison

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube: How to merge two people on FamilySearch when the gender is different?

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube: Best and Worst in Genealogy in 2018

*  Red Feather Podcast/YouTube:  Podcast #1

*  Red Feather Podcast/YouTube:  Podcast #2 - More Cherokee

*  Ancestral Findings Podcast/YouTube:  AF-210: What to Do When Your Family Tree Research Uncovers Unwanted Information

*  National Genealogical society YouTube:  Becoming a Better Conference Speaker: Proposals and Preparations

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, December 28,  2018

FREE E-BOOK DOWNLOAD: The Orange Lilies – The Forensic Genealogist Series

5)  DNA Success Stories

 Spokesperson for Franklin County Sheriff's Office cracks case of his own family history

*  Reunited father and son celebrate Christmas together for the first time in 45 years

*  The gift of family: Long-lost sisters reunite on Christmas Day

A new sister for Christmas: Long-lost siblings can't stop looking at each other

*  23andMe Informed Me My Husband and I Are Related

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


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