Friday, January 18, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 18 January 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Asking the Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

*   AmericanAncestors Introduces American AncesTREES - Part I

Free Legacy Family Tree update now available (version

Is handedness determined by genetics?
2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

New Records Available To Search this Findmypast Friday, 18 January 2019

*  Friday Finds 18 Jan 2019

*  UPDATE on FREE War of 1812 Pensions at Fold3

*  Latest updates to Massachusetts/Boston RC collection on

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2019

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 22 January, 11 a.m. PST:  Integrating old photos into your family history research, by Maureen Taylor

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 23 January, 11 a.m. PST:  Using OneNote With Your Genealogy, by Tessa Keough

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  What Would You Do If You Had Five Days in Washington, DC?, by Pamela Boyer Sayre

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Three DNA Tests = Three Times the Fun, by Diahan Southard

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #37 – Which Are You… A Genealogist Or Family Historian?

*  Generations Cafe Podcast:  Episode 17 - Can You Identify Your Ancestor?

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  A Teen's Take on the 2019 #NotAtRootsTech LiveStream Schedule

*  Findmypast YouTube:  More Catholic Records | Findmypast Fridays 18 Jan 2019 | Findmypast

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-215: A Review of Family Tree Magazine

*  AmericanAncestors YouTube:  Preserving Your Family Treasures

*  FamilySearch YouTube:  Road To RootsTech, Episode 7: Customer Service at RootsTech

*  Legacy Tree Genealogists YouTube:  Sisters Reunited Through DNA

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  Flashback to the 60s

*  RF Tree Genealogy YouTube:  Podcast #3 - GEDmatch in the news

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Finding Your Roots: Samberg and Martin

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 18,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

 I’m a geneticist. A DNA test uncovered a half-sister and sparked painful questions

A young woman whose body was found 31 years ago is ID'd in cold case as Anaheim resident

8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 15 January 2019?


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