Information about the Federation of Genealogical Societies
Conference and the Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall
WikiTree has added a DNA feature.
Findmypast.com.au has released new content for the Royal Naval
Division service records (1914-1920).
Findmypast.com has announced that it will be adding the
Periodical Source Index (PERSI) to its site in coming months.
Findmypast.com.au has secured the rights to publish all of the
registered wills from New South Wales from 1800 to 1952.
Drew provides a recap of highlights in the newly released
images at FamilySearch.
RootsMagic has released an update to RootsMagic 6 that
introduces Problem Alerts.
RootsMagic has a YouTube channel at
http://www.youtube.com/user/RootsMagicTV at which you will find
shorter training videos. These supplement the Webinars/Online
Classes at their website under the Learn tab.
Megan Smolenyak has announced that one of The Guys' Down Under:
Florida video episodes, about the Flying Zacchinis, has been
re-released and is available at
Origins.net has released many more older records at its
Saving Memories Forever has announced a strategic partnership
with the Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO).
The mail includes:
Susan asks if The Guys' new book, Advanced Genealogy
Research Techniques, will be available in digital form. It is
now posted at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble in electronic
formats and those will be available when it is released in
September. Preordering is already available.
Melody asks for guidance on how to download the podcast from
Stephanie has a question about Polish Armed Forces records for
those persons who escaped Poland after Hitler's invasion in 1939
and who fought with the Allies. George cites a good Wikipedia
article titled "Polish Armed Forces in the West" at
Lisa asked about the Facebook group that deals with
organization. Drew points her to "The Organized Genealogist" group
Connie asks about SSDI records at Ancestry.com that add place
of death from the "Last Benefits" field of the online records.
Elaine asks questions about how and where we store our digital
photos and about how we share those photos with others.
Elizabeth LaPointe has developed an e-booklet titled The
1921 Canada Census User Guide that will be available when that
census is publicly released. Its price is $5.95 CDN and copies can
be reserved by sending an email to GenealogyCanada@aol.com and
including "1921 Census" in the subject heading.
Jenny has a question about linking Family Tree Maker trees at
Mary asks about the expression "first generation
Noi has some questions about locating a German place name for
Steve asks about how to locate information about his
grandfather who he thinks was a census enumerator in Chicago for
the 1940 U.S. federal census.
Drew also discusses the Family History Information Standards