Friday, February 22, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 22 February 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

Findmypast Acquires RootsFinder, Inc.

*   Collectionaire Launches at RootsTech 2019

Gen-Fed 2019 registration tomorrow

*  NERGC Early Bird Registration ends February 28

*  RootsFinder now imports DNA matches from, 23andMe, My Heritage, and FamilyTreeDNA, with New Analysis Tools

UGA Distinguished Service Award Goes to LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson!
2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Friday Finds 22 Feb 2019

New Allied POW Records on Fold3

New Records Available To Search this Findmypast Friday, 22 February 2019

*  Elephind Update - January, 2019

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 26 February, 11 a.m. PST:  What's in a Surname: The History of Surnames and How They Help in Family History Research, by Alejandro T. Rubinstein

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 27 February, 11 a.m. PST:  Spreadsheets 401 : Excel-lent Inspiration, by Mary Kircher Roddy

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Applying Evidence to Genealogical Research Questions, by Melissa Johnson

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Online Resources for French Genealogy part I: Compiled Records, Church Records and Civil Registration, by Paul Woodbury

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Online Resources for French Genealogy Part II: Military conscription, Census, Maps, Photographs, by Paul Woodbury

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Using Timelines and Tables to Analyze Your Research, by Cari Taplin

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #47… Oral Traditions Are Rooted In Truth… But You Have To Find It

*  Genealogy Cafe podcast:  Episode 21 - Why and How to Build a Research Framework

*  Ancestral Findings Podcast:  How to Do More Effective Old Newspaper Searches

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Why Write Your Genealogy When No One Cares?

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Family History Fanatics LIVE ! = Getting Ready for #RootsTech 2019

*  Who is Nicka Smith? YouTube:  BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 78: Tales from the Undertaker: African American Cemeteries and Funeral Homes

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Collaborating in Family Tree - Kathryn Grant

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  What to Do With Old Genealogical Materials? Can I Donate Them? - Michael Hansen

*  Ancestry YouTube:  Ancestry DNA | More Detail Than Ever | Ancestry

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  THE ARCHIVE LADY: What to do with oversized documents

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  Daughter Reunites With Father Days Before His Death

*  The Family History Guide YouTube:  Detective Discovery Day

*  The In-Depth Genealogist YouTube:  Finding Your Roots: Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, February 22,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

*  Woman's DNA test exposes nearly 60-year secret about who her father is

*  Using DNA tests, Dwight Manley found his birth father: L.A. politician Mike Antonovich

*  He took a DNA test in search of his birth father — and found a daughter instead

8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 19 February 2019?


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