Dec 25, 2018
The news includes:
- MyHeritage announced that its Family Tree Webinars are now
- The book There is Something About Edgefield is an
Award Finalist in the 2018 Best Books Award in the category of
History-United States. We reviewed the book in Episode #339.
- Findmypast announces a trial of a revolutionary new newspaper
search. They also announced records of the Cheshire Diocese of
Chester Parish Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials.
- Scan-a-Thon, a 72-hour scanning marathon, will take place on
11-14 January 2019. For more information, contact Eowyn Langholf at
- FamilySearch was awarded the PRSA Silver Anvil Award for its
historic Freedmen’s Bureau Project.
- Drew recaps the latest in FamilySearch’s new images and indexed
The Guys describe a great evening with Kenyatta D. Berry at the
John F. Germany Public Library in downtown Tampa. A review of her
new book, The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to
Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy, can be
viewed on the Genealogy Guys Blog
15 December post.
Listener email includes:
- Kudos to George on his post at the Genealogy Guys Blog titled
My Parents Married Twice! on
13 December 2018.
- Thomas commented on the discussion about DNA beneficiaries in
- Hugh asked questions about RootsMagic’s interface with
Ancestry.com called TreeShare.
- Lisa had questions about managing media in Family Tree Maker
- Lili is working on lineage society applications and wants to
know specifically how many sources for each fact are required
- Roger asks about DNA testing on a lock of hair from his
- Betsy is seeking resources about people who went west in the
early 1860s to participate in the gold rushes there.