May 29, 2018
The news includes:
- The New England Historic Genealogical Society and the Ontario
[Canada] Genealogical Society have announced a collaboration of
membership and other services.
- Findmypast has updated its 1939 Register collection with 64K
newly opened records. It also announced it will begin publishing
Kent County Original Parish Registers later this year.
- Drew shares highlights of expanded FamilySearch
The Guys discuss the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
issued by the European Union (EU). These affect privacy of personal
information. Learn what impact GDPR has on genealogists, and why
you are being inundated with emails about new privacy rules.
Listener email includes:
- Corrine expresses thanks for the announcement about the new
book, Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice &
Standards, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills.
- Mike writes to ask about #resistancegenealogy.
- Margaret shares her experiences working with the Library of
Congress Digital Collections.
- Matt writes a follow-up to his question in Episode #340 about
his DNA ethnicity reporting.
- Tom writes about his research into the ancestry of his WWI
ancestors. He shares several helpful resources he used as
alternatives to the service records destroyed/damaged in the fire
at the National Personnel Records Center on 12 July 1973.