Friday, March 1, 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 1 March 2019

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

1)  News Articles:

* Announces MyTreeTags™ Feature in Beta Release]

* Introduces New and Improved DNA Matching Tools Feature in Beta 

* Introduces New AncestryDNA ThruLines™ Feature in Beta Release

*  Ancestry® Announces Coveted Content Releases & New Family History Research Tools at RootsTech

*  MyHeritage Releases the "Theory of Family Relativity™" Feature for Finding Common Ancestors of MyHeritageDNA Matches 

*  MyHeritage Adds Automatic Clustering of DNA Matches for Insights on Common Ancestors 

*  DNA Quest Initiative Is Extended

*  RootsTech London – October 24-26, 2019

*  The LDS Church Donates 2 Million $ to the International African American Museum Center

*   Findmypast Announces Project to Digitise & Publish 1921 Census of England & Wales 

*  Stephen & Tabitha King Donate 1.25 Million $ to NEHGS

 IGHR 2019 registration tomorrow!

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Findmypast’s Exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive Continues to Grow

*  Fold3 Adds New Allied POW Records

*  Chronicling America Updates - February, 2019

3)  Genealogy Education - Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

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

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 5 March, 5 p.m. PST:  Polled! Finding your Ancestors in New South Wales Colonial Muster and Census Returns, by Carol Baxter

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 6 March, 11 a.m. PST: A Guide to Third Party Tools For DNA Testing, by Michelle Leonard

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Spreadsheets 401 : Excel-lent Inspiration, by Mary Kircher Roddy

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Online Resources for French Genealogy part III: Succession tables, Electoral lists, Notarial Records, Newspapers, by Paul Woodbury

4)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #49… The Benefits Of Tying Historic Figures And Events To Your Ancestral Stories

5)  Genealogy Education - Video:

*  FamilySearch YouTube:  Watch the RootsTech 2019 Free Live Stream - Wednesday

 FamilySearch YouTube:  Watch the RootsTech 2019 Free Live Stream - Thursday

*  Ancestral Findings YouTube:  #227 - Your Foot Shape and Your Genealogy 

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Creative Ways to Showcase Genealogy In Your Home - RootsTech Expo Hall

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Nathan Dylan Goodwin Released Two New Genealogy Mystery Novels

*  Family History Fanatics YouTube: How to Handle Junk Information on Ancestry Trees?

*  Sharn White YouTube:  Rootstech 2019 Day 1

*  Sharn White YouTube: Interviewing Nick BARRATT of Who Do You Think You Are at Rootstech

*  Ancestry YouTube:  RootsTech 2019 Address From Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis | Ancestry

*  BYU Family History Library YouTube:  Learning to Love Family History...Research! by Kathryn Grant (UPDATED)

*  RF Tree genealogy YouTube:  Podcast #5 - King George

6)  Genealogy Bargains:

*  Genealogy Bargains for Friday, March 1,  2019

7)  DNA Success Stories

*  DNA Test Reveals Lookalike Friends Are Actually Sisters

*  Siblings reunite after 53 years thanks to DNA test through

 Former LA County 5th District Supervisor Mike Antonovich meets his biological son

8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes - 26 February 2019?


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