The news includes:
- MyHeritage has a great webinar about the MyHeritage DNA testing
- MyHeritage has added the U.S. World War I Draft Registrations
1917-1918 with 24 million records.
- Evidentia has published updated versions of The Evidentia
Companion and the Quickstart Guide for Version 3. The
Companion book is available as a PDF download and as a
- ScotlandsPeople has added new records including the 1916
Births, 1941 Marriages, and the 1966 Deaths, and more records are
coming this year.
- Ancestry.com has announced two new appointments to its
- Findmypast has released new records for Rutland,
Leicestershire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Victoria [Australia], and
British Newspapers and new Irish Newspapers.
- The Boston [Massachusetts] Archdiocese and the New England
Historic Genealogical Society are partnering to create the first
extensive database of Catholic records in the U.S. The project will
include millions of records from 1789 to 1900 for more than 100
Boston and Eastern Massachusetts parishes.
- Drew discusses 6 things to look for from FamilySearch in
- Reclaim the Records announces that the images of the index to
New York City Marriages for 1930 to 1945 are online, and more to
- Famicity is a new private social network for your family (
) and has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund development.
Listener email includes:
- Ryan responded to Jenny’s question about a blog and a website
for one’s family.
- Jenny provides an important tip about working with AncestryDNA
- Margie asks Drew for more information about GEDmatch.
- Julienne shared the excitement of locating Belgian records at
FamilySearch and discusses the French Republican Calendar
(aka, French Revolutionary Calendar) in use during the period of
- Jean shares information about the German Genealogy Group (
) and advises us of the addition of Richmond County Deaths
- Geary asks about people whose family lines all arrived before
the Revolutionary War.
- Christine shares the story of a long-standing search for her
great-grandfather’s brother, and that his death record was finally
located in Missouri.
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