Drew goes solo this episode, hinting
at an upcoming book and announcing
his new Evernote "Genealogy at a Glance"
publication. He lets Amazon Echo users know
that The Genealogy Guys Podcast is now available via TuneIn. And he
is pleased to announce that Family Tree Magazine has selected the
Podcast as one of their 101 Best Websites for 2015!
- RootsMagic provides updates to address issues with
FamilySearch changes and the new Windows 10.
- Ancestry launches a new free service in beta,
AncestryHealth, and also announces that 1 million users have tested
- Findmypast has added military school records, more
Norfolk parish records, more Irish newspapers, and an update to
- The Guild of One-Name Studies has added its 7000th
- FamilySearch and the LDS Church History Library has
redesigned the Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel website.
- FamilySearch has released tens of millions of new
images and new indexed records from the United States, Europe,
Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
Listener email includes:
- Pat’s story about the Massachusetts Catholic Order
of Foresters records.
- Peter’s humorous discovery involving an ancestor
related in more than one way.
- Gus’s investigation of his maternal-side Lange
family from Norway.
- Patti’s use of an unusual record set to add
credence to a family story.
- Tracie’s disappointment with an online subscription
- Sherlene’s attempt to discover the identities of a
couple in a combination photo that is marked only as being
Lankfords from Clay County, Indiana.
- Gus’s hope that listeners can identify a gravestone
marking that refers to World War I service on the Iowa, using the
abbreviation WAGR 356 AMB CO.