MyHeritage recently held a very successful conference,
MyHeritage LIVE, in Oslo, Norway. There were a number of
announcements about their DNA testing, including a forthcoming
ability to test envelopes and stamps for DNA. More details about
all their announcements will be posted on The Genealogy Guys Blog.
Drew summarizes the new and updated collections at
Listener email includes:
Ron sends a follow-up from the Wilson-Cobb Library Genealogy
Workshop at which George presented in Roswell, New Mexico. He
discusses state-level veterans’ compensation records and the rich
personal and genealogical information they can contain.
Linda asks about records of the Castle Garden immigration
processing site in New York, and wonders why she gets different
results from the Castle Garden website (http://www.castlegarden.org/)
than from Stephen P. Morse’s One-Step search facility (https://stevemorse.org/).
Jennifer tells us about the Android smartphone app for
listening to podcasts called Podcast Addicts.
Jennifer asks for advice concerning research on her Mennonite
ancestors in the Saucon, Pennsylvania, area. The Guys ask for
information and suggestions from our listeners.
Tom asks for online sources for Scottish Military Records.
One listener discusses uploading DNA results to multiple sites
to maximize matches and contacts.
Jim shares the details of some of his DNA test results that
revealed some Non-Paternal Events (NPEs). He describes his attempts
to contact his newly-discovered half-brother and some reactions
from him and another family member.
The Guys share where they have recently presented and upcoming
events through December.