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Aug 16, 2016

The news includes:

  • MyHeritage announces a number of new things:
    • PedigreeMap plots births, marriages, deaths, photos, and other data from your family tree to an interactive map.
    • The “Chronicling America” newspaper collection from the Library of Congress has been added to the collections.
    • Denmark Census Records have been added.
    • MyHeritage Treehouse is announced.
  • Findmypast announces new records for Yorkshire, Staffordshire, New South Wales 1891 Census, and new records for Scotland.
  • The Association of Professional Genealogists has named Mary Penner as managing editor of the APGQ.
  • The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society announces the publication of a new book, New York City Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

Listener email includes:

  • Beverly comments on the recent Genealogy Connection podcast interview with Cyndi Ingle.
  • Elizabeth Lapointe comments on Gigi’s search for York County/Toronto and Vermont records discussed in GGP episode #311.
  • Leslie comments on Drew’s new book.
  • Matt raises a DNA question about matches within a limited [endogamous] population.
  • Lois asks Drew about his discussion of organizing folders in Dropbox, specifically about the use of numbers.
  • Joanne used Drew’s discussion of organizing Dropbox folders to get her folders in better shape.
  • Mike discusses his organizing scheme for folders on his family using an Ahnentafel approach.

The Guys give listeners a scoop about a new service called genealogyDOTcoach at It is a new way to get professional assistance without committing to longer term professional researchers’ contracts and fees. In Beta mode at present, the service offers appointments with any of 25 experts in a variety of topics to provide professional advice to help advance your research. Private appointments are available in 15-minute increments for a reasonable fee. Look for a formal press release in the next few weeks.

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