Aug 24, 2018
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The news includes:
- The In-Depth Genealogist (http://theindepthgenealogist.com/)
announces that George G. Morgan has joined its writing team.
- MyHeritage will host MyHeritage Live, an international
conference in Oslo, Norway, on 2-4 November 2018. Full details
about the event are at https://live2018.myheritage.com/.
- FamilySearch has released an expanded, indexed collection of
the Ellis Island Immigrant Records 1820-1957. The records are
accessible at their website and at the Statue of Liberty-Ellis
Island Foundation site.
Listener email includes:
- Two of our listeners named Jim shared news that a new
genealogical mystery by Steve Robinson in the Jefferson Tayte
series, Letters from the Dead, has been published.
- Andrew asks about when to trust other people’s family
- Kelly asks how reliable the mega-trees are on Ancestry.
- One listener shared a link to the NARA publication,
Prologue, and an article about “The WPA Census Soundexing
- Pat had questions about the prefix numbers on US naturalization
certificates. George provided a referral to the USCIS website and
their page titled Certificate Number Series at
- Kathleen shared that Texas residents can obtain a free library
card from the Houston Public Library that will provide remote
access to many online databases, including genealogical ones.