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Apr 12, 2017

The news includes:

  • Linkpendium (http://www.linkpendium.com) announces that their site of more than 10M genealogy links is now mobile friendly.
  • The British Newspaper Archive announces they now have over 18.7 million pages from 747 titles from England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, and now covers every county in England.
  • AncestryDNA launched its new Genetic Communities feature that visually displays your ethnic background using both your DNA results and your family tree information uploaded to Ancestry.com.
  • Family Tree DNA recently revised its myOrigins feature to enhance the ethnic makeup display.
  • Findmypast announces the launch of their Six Counties in Six Months project which aims to publish the parish records of six English counties in the coming months. The first county just published is Wiltshire.
  • Drew shares new and updated collections at FamilySearch.

George shares insights into marriage licenses, marriage returns, marriage bonds, and marriage banns and why it is important to differentiate between them when recording dates.

Listener email includes:

  • Christine shares information about her research and notes that an enumerator didn’t name a minor child. She also is interested in the origin of the Burg surname. She also saw a surname Jzenburgh with which she was unfamiliar.
  • Christine also shared a recommendation of a book, Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America.
  • Chris thanks The Guys for reading an email, and reports that there is a breakthrough in the Moody line by using neighboring property owners.
  • Margie wrote to thank us for reading her email and for Terry’s suggestion to watch the Legacy Family Tree webinar.
  • TC responds to Doug’s email about “what’s the point” and shares details about self-publishing family history books for their children and grandchildren.
  • Michelle wrote about Christine’s Moody surname research and suggested some resources. They include:

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