Friday, January 4, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 4 January 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

The Future of Crime-Fighting is Family Tree Forensics

Selected Genealogy Website Alexa Traffic Rankings - 3 January 2019

*  GenSoftReviews Users Choice Awards for 2018 announced

*  Changes to TNA fees from February 2019

*  Dutch Genealogy News for December 2018

*  The National Genealogical Society Welcomes Nancy Peters and Allen Peterson as its New NGSQ Editors

*  NGS 2020 Conference - Call for Proposals Now Open

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 4 January 2019

 Added or Updated Record Collections at - Week of 23 to 29 December 2018

*  British Newspaper Archives additions in last 30 days

*  NY State Historical Newspapers Adds/Updates 12 Titles - December, 2018

*  Chronicling America Updates - December, 2018

3)  Genealogy Education Opportunities:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 9 January, 5 p.m. PST:  Maintaining an Organized Computer, by Cyndi Ingle

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Researching in Australian Archives, by Helen Smith

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  DNA Rights and Wrongs: The Ethical Side of Testing, by Judy G. Russell

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Focused Research VS Information Overload, by DearMYRTLE and Russ Worthington

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 25: U.S. Federal Census Records Part 1

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #33… Church Transfer Documents… What Might They Tell You?

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #32… Was Your Ancestor A Free Mason? There May Be Some Records Waiting For You

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 266 – Dick Eastman On 2018 Genie Highlights And What Happens When We’re All Like Iceland

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Correcting for Small Segments in FamilyTree DNA

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  How to remove people from the wrong family on FamilySearch

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-211: Tips to Write an Excellent Genealogy Blog

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Meet Team Red from Season 4 of Relative Race

4)  Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, January 4,  2019

5)  DNA Success Stories

 Columbus man reunites with birth mom after 52 years

'This Could Be Your Child': Father to Reunite With Daughter After Finding Her on Ancestry Site

DNA sleuth's labor of love uncovers new leads in 'Hatbox Baby' mystery

Man and woman find out they're siblings after more than 60 years

6)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 28 December 2018?


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