Saturday, March 16, 2019

RootsTech 2019 SLC Blog Compendium - Updated

This blog post will attempt to capture a link to all of the genealogy blog posts available from the RootsTech 2019 Conference in Salt Lake City (held 27 February to 2 March 2019).  This includes RootsTech related posts from the conference goers, and announcements and session descriptions from non-conference goers.



1)  Randy Seaver on the Genea-Musings blog:

*  Ancestry.com Announces MyTreeTags™ Feature in Beta Release  (posted 27 February 2019)
 Ancestry.com Introduces New and Improved DNA Matching Tools Feature in Beta  (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Ancestry.com Introduces New AncestryDNA ThruLines™ Feature in Beta Release (posted 27 February 2019)
*  MyHeritage Releases the "Theory of Family Relativity™" Feature for Finding Common Ancestors of MyHeritageDNA Matches (posted 27 February 2019)
*   Findmypast Announces Project to Digitise & Publish 1921 Census of England & Wales (posted 27 February 2019)
*  MyHeritage Adds Automatic Clustering of DNA Matches for Insights on Common Ancestors (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Ancestry® Announces Coveted Content Releases and New, Game-Changing Family History Research Tools at RootsTech 2019 (posted 28 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 SLC Keynote and LiveStream Class Videos Available (posted 4 March 2019)
 RootsTech 2019 SLC Blog Compendium - Updated (last posted 14 March 2019)

2)  Dick Eastman on the Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter blog:

*  Ancestry Announces New and Improved DNA Matches Fact Sheet  (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Ancestry announces MyTreeTags  (posted 27 February 2019)
*  MyHeritage Breakthrough: The Theory of Family Relativity™  (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Findmypast Announces Project to Digitise & Publish 1921 Census of England & Wales  (posted 27 February 2019)
*  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Donates 2 Million Dollars to the International African American Museum Center for Family History (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Details about RootsTech/London Announced (posted 28 February 2019)
 Ancestry® Announces new Content Releases and Game-Changing Family History Research Tools at RootsTech 2019 (posted 28 February 2019)
 MyHeritage Adds Automatic Clustering of DNA Matches for Insights on Common Ancestors (posted 1 March 2019)
*  MyHeritage Extends DNA Quest Initiative to Help More Adoptees Reunite with Their Birth Families (posted 1 March 2019)
Findmypast’s exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive Continues to Grow (postjed 1 March 2019)
My RootsTech 2019 Photo Album (posted 5 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 in Review (posted 6 March 2019)

3)  Leland Meitzler on the GenealogyBlog:

*  Ancestry.com Makes Major Announcements At Rootstech 2019. (posted 27 February 2019)
*  The Theory of Relativity – New from MyHeritageDNA (posted 27 February 2019)
*  While at RootsTech – Visit the Family Roots Publishing Co. Bookstore – In the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel (posted 27 February 2019)
*  The LDS Church Donates 2 Million $ to the International African American Museum Center (posted 27 February 2019)
*  MyHeritage Adds Automatic Clustering of DNA Matches for Insights on Common Ancestors (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Ancestry® Announces Coveted Content Releases & New Family History Research Tools at RootsTech (posted 28 February 2019)
 RootsTech 2019 Free Downloads and Videos Found Online (posted 14 March 2019)

4)  The Family Tree Magazine blog:

*  RootsTech 2019: Top 10 Free Online Sessions, by Andrew Koch (posted 27 February 2019)
*  New AncestryDNA ThruLines and Matching Tools Help Build Your Tree, by Rachel Fountain (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Ancestry MyTreeTags: Put Sticky Notes on Your Ancestors  by Rachel Fountain (posted 27 February 2019)

5)  Thomas MacEntee on the Abundant Genealogy blog:

*  Ancestry Announces New and Improved DNA Matches (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Ancestry Announces New MyTree Tags™ Tool (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Findmypast Announces Project to Digitise & Publish 1921 Census of England & Wales (posted 27 February 2019)

6)  Marie Cappart on the Histories de Familles - Family Stories blog:

*  RootsTech : c’est toute une aventure! (I) (posted 25 February 2019)
*  Not a RootsTech ? Don’t worry about a thing! Follow us LIVE! (posted 26 February 2019)
*  Tellement de nouveauté pour ce RootsTech ! (posted 27 February 2019)
 Avalanche de nouvelles dans le monde généalogique ! (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Un don de 2 millions de dollars! (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Aventures à RootsTech (I) : C’est parti! (posted 28 February 2019)
*  MyHeritage annonce une grande nouveauté : l’Autocluster ! (posted 1 March 2019)
 Aventures à RootsTech Jour II : Une journée extraordinaire! (posted 1 March 2019)
*  MyHeritage to Donate 5,000 DNA Kits!!! (posted 2 March 2019)
*  Aventures à RootsTech (III) : Un vendredi unique à Salt Lake!!! (posted 2 March 2019)
 Aventures à Rootstech (IV) : Deja fini? Bien sur que non! (posted 3 March 2019)
*  Des supers chiffres pour RootsTech 2019! (posted 7 March 2019)

7)  Sam Williams on the Ancestral Anamnesis blog:

RootsTech Eve (posted 27 February 2019)
RootsTech 2019: Part 1 (posted 7 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019: Part 2 (posted 7 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019: Part 3 (posted 7 March 2019)

8)  Ellen Thompson-Jennings on the Hound on the Hunt blog:

 Be Prepared To Stay Up Tonight – Ancestry Has New Tools (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Be Prepared To Stay Up Tonight – Ancestry Has New Tools Part 2 (posted 27 February 2019)
*  New DNA Tools From MyHeritage – Theory of Family Relativity™ (posted 8 March 2019)

9)  Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog:

*  Ancestry advances at RootsTech (posted 27 February 2019)

10)  Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek blog:

 Ancestry’s MyTreeTags (posted 27 February 2019)
*  AncestryDNA’s Updated DNA Matches (posted 27 February 2019)
*  AncestryDNA’s ThruLines (posted 27 February 2019)

11)  Mona Rau on the FOREVER Blog:

*  We can’t wait for RootsTech 2019! (posted 26 February 2019)

12)  Jenny Hawran on the Like Herding Cats blog:

*  Checking In At #RootsTech Has Never Been Easier (posted 26 February 2019)

13)  Tony Pettinato on the GenealogyBank Blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 Presentation: ‘What Next? Telling the Story with Newspapers and Obituaries’ (posted 26 February 2019)

14)  Pat Richley-Erickson on the Myrt's Musings blog:

*  ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 25 Feb 2019 #RootsTech Bound (posted 25 February 2019)

15)  Michael Dyer on the Family Sleuther blog:

 RootsTech 2019: Daily Recap (posted 26 February 2019) [all days, many photos!]

16)  Marie Beckman on the MarieB's Genealogy Blog - Southeastern USA blog:

RootsTech 2019 -- Day 1 (posted 27 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 -- Day 2 (posted 28 February 2019)
RootsTech 2019 -- Day 3 (posted 1 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 -- Day 4 (posted 2 March 2019)

17)  Geoff Rasmussen on the Legacy News blog:

*  Big Announcement! The Theory of Family Relativity is now live at MyHeritage (posted 27 February 2019)

18)  Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy blog:

*  Journey to RootsTech 2019 – US Heartland From the Air (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Journey to RootsTech 2019 – The Family History Library and Meeting Myrt (posted 27 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019: The Conference Experience (posted 4 March 2019)

19)  Christine Woodcock on the Scottish Genealogy Tips and Tricks blog:

It's RootsTech Week in Salt Lake City (posted 25 February 2019)
The Din is Growing (posted 25 February 2019)
Commonwealth Gathering (posted 25 February 2019)
*  It's Registration Day at #RootsTech (posted 26 February 2019)
*  Media Dinner (posted 27 February 2019)
Breaking News!!! 1921 Census is coming to Findmypast (posted 27 February 2019)
Breaking News From MyHeritage (posted 27 February 2019)
FamilySearch Makes Major Donation to IAAM (posted 28 February 2019)
Day 2 at RootsTech! (posted 1 March 2019)
#RootsTech Day 3 (posted 2 March 2019)
And That's a Wrap! (posted 2 March 2019)

20)  Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog:

RootsTech 2019 and the Family History Library -- A Perfect Combination (posted 25 February 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Day 1 (posted 27 February 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Day 2 (posted 28 February 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Day 3 (posted 1 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Day 4 (posted 3 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Expo Hall, Part 1 (posted 5 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 - Expo Hall, Part 2 (posted 6 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 Wrap Up (posted 7 March 2019)

21)  Alyson Mansfield on the OnGenealogy blog:

MyHeritage AutoClusters Released at RootsTech 2019 (posted 27 February 2019)
Ancestry MyTreeTags and ThruLines Announced at RootsTech (posted 28 February 2019)
RootsTech WrapUp (posted 2 March 2019)

22)  Nicole Dyer and Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog:

1)  Digging Deeper: Voter Registrations presentation by Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL at #RootsTech, by Nicole Dyer (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Adding Shared Matches and Genetic Networks to Your Research by Blaine Bettinger #RootsTech 2019, by Nicole Dyer (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Ancestry Tools [in Beta] for Genetic Genealogy by Neal Varner and Kelly Becker – Class Notes from RootsTech 2019, by Nicole Dyer (posted 2 March 2019)
*  When Details Disagree: 8 Ways to Resolve Conflicts by D. Joshua Taylor at #RootsTech 2019 by Nicole Dyer (posted 4 March 2019)
*  Perspectives on Accreditation Presentation at #RootsTech 2019, by Diana Elder (posted 7 March 2019)
*  Organize Your Genealogy Research With Google Drive by Nicole Dyer at #RootsTech 2019, by Nivole Dyer (posted 7 March 2019)
*  Research Logs: A Key to Organized Genealogy by Diana Elder at #RootsTech 2019, by Diana elder (posted 8 March 2019)
*  The FamilySearch Catalog: A Researcher’s Best Friend by Diana Elder at #RootsTech 2019, by Diana Elder (posted 9 March 2019)
*  5 Insights from RootsTech 2019 for Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, by Alice Childs (posted 10 March 2019)

23)  Jenny Joyce on the Jennyalogy blog:

*  Wonderful announcements from RootsTech 2019 (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Family makes the lady with the perfect feet happy. (posted 1 March 2019)
Belonging (posted 4 March 2019)

24)  Amberly Beck on The Genealogy Girl blog:

*  RootsTech Day One – A Few Highlights (posted 27 February 2019)
 RootsTech – A Place Where Genealogists Meet (posted 4 March 2019)
*  Free Genealogy Education Online – Courtesy of RootsTech (posted 6 March 2019)

25)  Esther on the MyHeritage Blog:

*  Introducing The Theory of Family Relativity™ — a Genealogy Game-Changer (posted 28 February 2019)
*  We’re Back From RootsTech (posted 6 March 2019)

26) Ann Gillespie Mitchell on the Finding Forgotten Stories blog:

*  Cluster, Huddle, Flock: Slides and Spreadsheets from RootsTech 2019 (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Fold3 Search: Slides from RootsTech 2019 (posted 1 March 2019)

27)  Jill Ball on the GeniAus blog:

*  Rootstech Week 2019 - Commonwealth Dinner (posted 1 March 2019)
 I got to shake his hand... (posted 1 March 2019)
A Scrumptious Sandwich (posted 9 March 2019)

28)  Judy Muhn on the Lineage Journeys blog:

*  Live From Salt Lake City! (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Day 2 at Roots Tech – whew!!!! (posted 1 March 2019)
*  A Day Focused on DNA – RootsTech Day 3! (posted 1 March 2019)
*  New Ancestry and MyHeritage Tools Announced!! (posted 1 March 2019)

29)  Deborah Holman on the Who We Are and How We Got That Way blog:

*  RootsTech Report #1- Arrival Day - Tuesday Feb. 26 (posted 1 March 2019)
*  RootsTech Report #2 - Wednesday (posted 1 March 2019)
RootsTech Report #3 - Wordpress vs. Blogger (posted 4 March 2019)
RootsTech Report #4 - Cool Family Tree Treasures for Your Home (posted 9 March 2019)

30)  Melanie McComb on The Shamrock Genealogist blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 is Under Way! (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Day 2 Recap of RootsTech 2019 (posted 1 March 2019)
Wrapping Up RootsTech 2019 (posted 4 March 2019)

31)  Eowyn Langholf on the WikiTree blog:

*  WikiTree at Rootstech 2019 Part I (posted 1 March 2019)
WikiTree at RootsTech 2019 Part II (posted 8 March 2019)

32)  Drew Smith on The Genealogy Guys Podcast blog:

*  Unsung Heroes Award - Genealogical Society of Linn County Iowa - Voter Registration Records (posted 1 March 2019)
Unsung Heroes Award - Daughters of the American Revolution Library (posted 1 March 2019)
*  Pictures from RootsTech: Award of the Unsung Heroes Award - Library Category (posted 1 March 2019)

33)  Rachel Trotter on the Evalogue.Life blog:

*  RootsTech 2019: An Event Full of Wow. Read my top 7 Takeaways (posted 3 March 2019)
Derek Hough - Telling his Story Through Dance (posted 9 March 2019)

34)  Miles Meyer on the Miles' Genealogy Tips blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 - Tuesday - 26 February (posted 26 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 - Wednesday - 27 February (posted 27 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 - Thursday - 28 February (posted 28 February 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 - Friday - 1 March (posted 1 March 2019)
*  RootsTech 2019 - Saturday - 2 March (posted 2 March 2019)

35)  Ellen Anderson on the Andersonology blog:

Wrapping Up RootsTech 2019 (posted 3 March 2019)

36)  Diane Gould Hall on the Michigan Family Trails blog:

Ancestry & MyHeritage Announce Exciting New Features to Help with our DNA Matches (posted 28 February 2019)

37)  Writers on The Family History Guide Blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 Recap: Beyond Words, by Bob Taylor (posted 4 March 2019)
*  Attending Rootstech 2019 Was Unforgettable, by Bob Taylor (posted 10 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 ~ Lots of Learners, Teachers and Consultants Sought Help, by Bonnie Mattson (posted 17 March 2019)
Treasured Takeaways from RootsTech 2019, by Bonnie Mattson (posted 25 March 2019)

38)  Carol Petranek on the Spartan Roots blog:

A Greek at RootsTech 2019 (posted 4 March 2019)

39)  Laura Hedgecock on the Treasure Chest of Memories blog:

 Top Observations and Takeaways from RootsTech 2019 (posted 4 March 2019)

40)  Writers on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 Recap: Everything You Need to Know (posted 4 March 2019)

41)  Katherine Schober on the Katherine Schober, SK Translations blog:

*   RootsTech Vendor Links, by Maegen Kasteler (posted 4 March 2019)

42)  RootsTech Blog:

*  RootsTech 2019 Opening Keynote Centers on Healing, by Linda Clyde (posted 27 February 2019)
*  RootsTech Day in Review: Discovering connections. Finding belonging, by Tyler Stahle (posted 27 February 2019)
*  Patricia Heaton Keynote Begins and Ends with Family, by Linda Clyde (posted 28 February 2019)
*  RootsTech Day in Review: Celebrating Family Connections, by Tyler Stahle (posted 28 February 2019)
*  Saroo Brierley Keynote—‘Miracles Can Happen’, by Linda Clyde (posted 1 March 2019)
 RootsTech Day in Review: Technology and Innovation Drives the Industry Forward (posted 1 March 2019)
*  Jake Shimabukuro’s Musical Keynote Pays Tribute to Those Who Came Before, by Linda Clyde (posted 2 March 2019)
 RootsTech Day in Review: Connecting through Music, by Tyler Stahle (posted 2 March 2019)
*  RootsTech Film Fest Winners, by Maegan Kasteler (posted 4 March 2019)

43)  Amanda on the Geni Blog:

Highlights From RootsTech 2019 (posted 6 March 2019)

44)  John Boeren on the Antecedentia blog:

My Week in Salt Lake City - Part 1 (posted 8 March 2019)
 My Week in Salt Lake City - Part 2 (posted 11 March 2019)

45)  Heather Henderson on the RootsFinder blog:

RootsTech 2019 & FamilySearch Advice (posted 11 March 2019)

46)  Devon Noel Lee on the Family History Fanatics blog:

RootsTech 2019 Report Card (posted 14 March 2019)
RootsTech Film Fest Feedback (posted 15 March 2019)
Traveling to RootsTech 2019 While Disabled (16 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 Ambassador Dinner (posted 17 March 2019)
Ancestry Breakfast at RootsTech 2019 (posted 19 March 2019)
Meetups at RootsTech 2019 (posted 20 March 2019)
*  Flying Home from RootsTech and Meeting an Angel (posted 21 March 2019)
Expo Hall RootsTech 2019 (posted 22 March 2019)
RootsTech 2019 Video Compendium (posted 23 March 2019)
Family History Fanatics Highlights From RootsTech 2019 (posted 25 March 2019)

47)  James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog:

My RootsTech 2019 Experience (posted 15 March 2019)

48)  Cheri Hudson Passey on the Carolina Girl Genealogy blog:

RootsTech 2019 - A Special Conference (posted 20 March 2019)

49)  Sue McNelly on the Kindred Past blog:

RootsTech 2019 Recap (posted 21 March 2019)

This post will be updated on a regular basis until there are no more additions.

I may have missed a blog post from or about RootsTech.  If I have, please comment on this post and provide a link, and I will add it to the list.

First posted: 27 February 2019.  Last updated:  9 a.m. 25 March 2019

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6 comments:

Jill Ball said...

Randy, I have shared a couple of Rootstech posts on my geniaus.blogspot.com blpg. More coming.

Jill Ball said...

I have also added two new terms heard at roostech to the Geneadictionary. Geneadictionary.wordpress.com

Miles Meyer said...

Randy, I have several posts on my blog at milesgenealogy.blogspot.com. Should be one for each day.

http://milesgenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/02/rootstech-2019-tuesday-26-february.html
http://milesgenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/02/rootstech-2019-wednesday-27-february.html
http://milesgenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/03/rootstech-2019-thursday-28-february.html
http://milesgenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/03/rootstech-2019-friday-1-march.html
http://milesgenealogy.blogspot.com/2019/03/rootstech-2019-saturday-2-march.html

Diane Gould Hall said...

Randy. I wrote one post about the new features introduced at Rootstech.
http://www.michiganfamilytrails.com/2019/02/ancestry-myheritage-announce-exciting.html

Diane Gould Hall said...

Randy, check the date on your post. We haven't quite made it to March 16 yet :)

Randy Seaver said...

Diane, I put a later date on the post so that it stays at the top of the Genea-Musings page. It's also easier for me to find every day on my Dashboard.