Nov 23, 2020
The Genealogy Guys
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News You Can Use and Share!
- ProQuest and Ancestry have extended remote access to Ancestry
Library Edition in participating libraries through March 2021.
- MyHeritage announced that Family Tree Builder software is now
available for the macOS Catalina and macOS High Sierra
- MyHeritage has published three new collections from Wales:
Wales, Parish Births and Baptisms; Wales, Parish Marriages and
Banns; and Wales, Parish Deaths and Burials.
- MyHeritage announces a Gift membership at a 50% discount. See
their blog at
- The National Archives (TNA) in the UK has announced that they
are doubling the monthly limit on downloading free digital records
from their website from 50 to 100. You must register for a free
account on their site.
- Findmypast has released: Warwickshire, Coventry Blitz, German
Air Raids 1940-1941; British Armed Forces, First World War
Soldiers’ Medical Records; new Yorkshire Baptisms; new Yorkshire
Monumental Inscriptions; British Armed Forces Soldiers’ Wills
1850-1986; Ireland, Londonderry (Derry) War Memorial 1914-1918; and
British Red Cross & Order of St. John Enquiry List, Wounded
& Missing 1914-1919.
- Newspapers.com announces the first phase of their Marriage
Index Collection – 50 million wedding announcements.
- Geni announced that its World Family Tree now connects over 150
- Drew recaps the huge new and expanded collections at
DNA Segment with Diahan Southard
Drew discusses with Diahan how traditional paternity tests
differ from the autosomal DNA tests that genealogists use.
Cyndi Ingle tells us to file as we go.
We Hear from Our Listeners
- Tom asks about having hired a consultant who created his tree
at Ancestry.com under her account. He wants to download that GEDCOM
to RootsMagic but cannot share that tree with other people per the
Ancestry settings. He is looking for suggestions for how to deal
- Tom is looking for books and other materials about life in
Scotland and its history between 1900 and 1930. Drew provided some
book references, but we welcome our listeners’ input and
- Mark is searching for a great-grandfather ostensibly born in
Alabama in 1881. He thinks his great-great-grandfather may have
been “insane”. He is seeking suggestions on how to research the
legal and practical aspects of “insanity” in the 1800s. We ask our
listeners to share their knowledge and suggestions.
Review and Drawing
Drew reviewed “Polish Genealogy Research”, a Genealogical
Publishing Company quick sheet by Rosemary A. Dembinski Chorzempa.
GPC is giving one copy of this quick sheet away to one Genealogy
Guys Podcast listener. Listen to the episode on how to enter this
drawing. But act fast!
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