Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 26 February 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

German, Irish Are Most Common Ancestries in Majority of U.S. States

*  The Return of GEDCOM Imports on Geni

*  London FamilySearch Centre at The National Archives will Close Permanently on Saturday, 23 March 2019

*  GeneaBloggers Announces Premium Level of Membership

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 17 to 23 February 2019

Added and Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 17 to 23 February 2019

*  FamilySearch releases searchable 1926 Canada Census of Prairie Provinces

*  Online Indexes for Death Records, Cemeteries and Obituaries (USA) - Latest Additions and Updates

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

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

*  Upcoming SCGS Webinar - Saturday, 2 March, 10 a.m.:  Irish Research - What's New? by Donna Moughty

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  What's in a Surname: The History of Surnames and How They Help in Family History Research, by Alejandro T. Rubinstein

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #48… Your Ancestral Museum… What Will Become Of It?

*  Research Like a Pro Podcast:  RLP 33: Negative Evidence vs. Negative Searches

*  Genealogy Journeys Podcast: #66 - Museums, Part 2: Historical Events & Disasters

*  Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show:  Episode 272 – An Unusual Source For Researching Your Female Ancestors/ A DNA Story 65 Years In The Making

*  African Roots Podcast:  Episode #437 Catching up With Everything February 22, 2019

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  MyHeritage YouTube:  MyHeritage Uncovers a Musical Legend's History on the Steve Harvey Show

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  AF-226: Do You Have Mayflower Ancestry? Here is How to Prove It 

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  An Introduction to Lithuanian Genealogy - Angela Sinickas

*  DearMYRTLE YouTube:  Mondays with Myrt - 25 Feb 2019

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  23andMe DNA Test Review: Pros and Cons (2019) - A Segment of DNA

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday, February 26,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

*  Ancestry.com helps a Georgia man find his long lost brother

*  Four siblings meet for the first time thanks to DNA test results

*  Man meets birth mother for the first time thanks to DNA test

8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 22 February 2019?


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