Friday, September 25, 2020

Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Friday, 25 September 2020

  Welcome to Genealogy News and Education Bytes, posted on Tuesday afternoon and Friday afternoon, where we try to highlight the most important genealogy and family history news and education items that came across our desktop since the last issue.

1)  News Articles:

*  ‘It’s our job to help’: the genealogists tracking down missing people after devastating fires

FamilySearch Hits 8 Billion Searchable Names in Historical Records

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

3)  Genealogy Education -- Conferences and Institutes

*  Virtual Nordic Genealogy Conference 2020 (26-27 September 2020)

4)  Genealogy Education - Webinars and Online Classes (times are US Pacific):

 GeneaWebinars Calendar

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Wednesday, 30 September, 11 a.m.: 5 Ways to find your Family in Southern Manuscript Collections, by J. Mark Lowe

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Introduction to VPNs, by Thomas MacEntee

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Tech Zone - Searching and Deleting Your Internet Browser History, by Cheri Hudson Passey

5)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher's Top Tips: #209r - The Hunt

6)  Genealogy Videos (YouTube):

*  Family History Ron:  Q&A with Family History Ron

7)  DNA Stories


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