Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 15 January 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

Third Of Americans Can’t Name All Four Grandparents, Survey Finds

Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Partner to Recognize Genealogy’s Unsung Heroes

*  Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) Registration Opens Soon!

 23andMe Adds 1000+ More Regions and 30+ New Reports for the Most Refined View of Ancestry To-Date

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 6 to 12 January 2019

*  New Historical Records Added in December 2018 (MyHeritage)

*  Advantage Preservation Adds 1.2 Million Historical Newspaper Pages - December, 2018

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2019

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 16 January, 11 a.m. PST:  What Would You Do If You Had Five Days in Washington, DC?, by Pamela Boyer Sayre

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar - Wednesday, 16 January, 6 p.m. PST:  Pandemics & Epidemics: Issues of Politics, Economy, and Religion,  by Jean Wilcox Hibben

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Visualizing Information for Genealogists, by Margaret R. Fortier

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Genealogy Gems Podcast:  Episode # 356 Introduces New Sponsor Vivid-Pix AND Announces the "Unsung Heroes Awards"

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 27: Personal Genealogy Software

*  Genealogy Journeys Podcast:  #65 - Museums, Part 1: Military, War

*  Genealogy Connection Podcast:  #051 - Kenyatta Berry, Author of the Family History Toolkit

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #36 – Squeezing The Most Out Of Digitized Newspapers

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  WikiTree Scan-a-Thon YouTube Videos:  Channel (many more over the weekend)

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-214: Tips for Doing Middle Name Research

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Adding 3rd Party Sources in FamilySearch Family Tree - Kathryn Grant

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  AncestryDNA Test Ethnicity Update - A Segment of DNA

*  Genealogy Gems YouTube:  Audio Only: Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 225 with Kenyatta Berry of Genealogy Roadshow

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, January 15,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

 Blonde woman who 'stuck out like a sore thumb' in her Orthodox Jewish community learns her real dad is a STRANGER after fertility doctors in the 1960s mixed two sperm samples 'to spare her infertile father's blushes'

FERRIER FILES: Man never quits on finding dad, reunites after 50 years in Cookeville

8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 11 January 2019?


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