Friday, December 7, 2018

Genealogy News Bytes - 7 December 2018

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

1)  News Articles:

*  Press Release: 72-Hour Scan-a-Thon on WikiTree

*   FGS Announces Election of New Officers and Directors

*  Dutch Genealogy News for November 2018

*  Newgate Prison Records from TheGenealogist Reveal Thieves and Marie Antoinette’s Libeler

* Adds Captioning to Hundreds of Genealogy and DNA Education Classes

*  NEHGS Provides a Look at Famous Relatives of George H. W. Bush

*  The 2019 Version of Heredis is Now Available

2)  New or Updated Record Databases:

New Records Available To Search this Findmypast Friday, 7 December 2018

Added or Updated Record Collections on MyHeritage - October and November 2018

*  December Update: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 79 Titles!

*  Advantage Preservation Adds 2 Million Historical Newspaper Pages - November, 2018

*  Friday Finds 7 Dec 2018

*  NEHGS: Latest additions to MA Catholic registers

*  New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of December 3, 2018

3)  Genealogy Education:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 12 December, 5 p.m. PDT:  101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart, by Janet Hovorka

*  Upcoming AmericanAncestors Webinar - Thursday, 13 December, 12 noon PST:  Using Maps in Your Family History Research, by Alice Kane

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records, by Mary Kircher Roddy

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database, by Geoff Rasmussen

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Wild, Wonderful West Virginia!, by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #025 – What’s In A Name? In Some Cases… Everything!

*  Cousin Russ YouTube:  Family History Blog Posts

*  Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube:  Untangling a Tumbleweed Branch of the Y-DNA Tree (John Brazil)

*  Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube:  Y-SNP Testing: best current tools & a glimpse into the future (John Cleary)

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Research, Where to Begin? by Jean Naisbitt

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Meet Team Black, and Cousins: Marti and Shannon.

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, December 7,  2018

5)  DNA Success Stories

*  Round Rock man meets grandfather thanks to DNA test

*  'Dad's ancestry DNA test results have turned our world upside down'

*  88-year-old mother reunites with daughter she thought had died at birth 69 years ago

Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 3 December 2018?


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