Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 19 February 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

RootsTech 2019 FamilySearch Updates

Ancestry® Announces 94 New and Updated Communities For People of African American and Afro-Caribbean Descent, Delivering More Historical Context Than Ever Before

*  PDF option for English & Welsh GRO records now permanent

*  Accredited Genealogists Ireland elects three Emeritus members

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Added and Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 10 to 16 February 2019

*  Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 10 to 16 February 2019

*  New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of February 19, 2019

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for February 2019

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar -- Tuesday, 19 February, 5 p.m. PST:  Applying Evidence to Genealogical Research Questions, by Melissa Johnson

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar -- Wednesday, 20 February, 11 a.m. PST: Online Resources for French Genealogy part I: Compiled Records, Church Records and Civil Registration, by Paul Woodbury

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 22 February, 11 a.m. PST:  Using Timelines and Tables to Analyze Your Research, by Cari Taplin

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Family Tree Magazine Podcast:  FTMP 129: Genealogy Problem-Solving Tricks and Techniques

*  Family Tree Magazine Podcast:  FTMP 128: Make 2019 Your Most Organized Year Yet  

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 32: Indirect vs. Direct Evidence

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 271 – Family Researcher’s Surprise DNA Results Is Still A Source Of Pain

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #46… What To Do With Those Pesky Family Secrets?

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-224: How to Communicate with Your DNA Matches the Proper Way

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  What is in the GEDmatch database? - A Segment of DNA

*  Genealogy Adventures YouTube:  S02 E09 Genealogy Adventures Live: Special Guest Phebe Hayes (Louisiana Genealogy)

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  MyHeritage DNA Reveal on Fox & Friends

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  Mondays with Myrt - 18 Feb 2019

*  FamilySearch YouTube:  Road To RootsTech, Episode11: Venue Tour

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, February 19,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

 DNA test brings half-sisters together after 50 years apart

*  Sergeant Bluff man finds long-lost birth father with at-home DNA test kit

*  After Being Adopted at Birth, Daughter Reunites With Dad 36 Years Later

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


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