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Nov 24, 2016

The news includes:

  • MyHeritage launches MyHeritage DNA, their new global integrated testing service.
  • MyHeritage has also released a major update to its mobile app.
  • The German-American Genealogical Partnership has changed its name to the International German Genealogy Partnership.
  • Findmypast celebrates the first anniversary of the release of the 1939 Register. It also published more than 2M British Military Records; US Marriages; and New Zealand Wars, and military pensions.
  • Drew shares new releases by FamilySearch.

Listener email includes:

  • Jan provides a corrected birth year for George Dwells whom Kenyatta Berry discussed on Genealogy Connection.
  • Jim suggests to Pat that the Children’s Aid Society in New York may be able to provide documents about her Orphan Train ancestor.
  • James provided some insight into the question of name-purchasing in British families.
  • Valerie shares information on her Smith family research in New Jersey and asks about other databases to search.
  • Patti shared an important link for research, Old Disease Names Frequently found on Death Certificates at http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/olddiseases1.htm.
  • Matt poses a fascinating DNA question about trying to determine if two families were related.
  • Brandon is trying to solve a mystery about his great-great-grandfather, Bernard Frank James Dietz.

George and Drew talk about their genealogy blogs.

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