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Mar 31, 2021

The Genealogy Guys Podcast is back after a 3-month hiatus!


  • The new International African American Museum has launched its membership programs.
  • RootsMagic has invited the public to participate in a community preview of RootsMagic 8 to provide pre-release feedback. Visit to get involved.
  • MyHeritage ...
    • ... announced the release of a new record collection, United States Border Crossings from Canada, 1895-1956.
    • ... introduced Photo Storyteller, a new way to record stories and add narrative behind your favorite family photos.
    • ... .announced Deep Nostalgia to animate faces on your family photos.
    • ... added millions of historical Lithuanian-Jewish records from the LitvakSIG’s work, 1795-1940.
    • ... introduced Genetic Groups using high resolution of 2,100+ geographic regions.
  • Nathan Dylan Goodwin has a new book, The Chester Creek Murders, featuring new characters and forensic DNA research.
  • Findmypast has introduced a new and improved image viewer and has added many new and expanded collections: Ireland, Londonderry City Burials (1853-1961); New York Catholic Parish Registers (browse) for Bronx, Yonkers, and Ulster Counties; additions to the Denbighshire Parish Records; and additions to Essex Baptisms, Kent Baptisms, and Kent Marriages
  • FamilySearch has remodeled its library in Salt Lake City and has launched a new webpage.
  • Drew recaps huge new and expanded collections at FamilySearch.

We’ll be participating in the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (WSGS) Gene-A-Rama on April 9-10 and the Ohio Genealogical Society Conference on April 14-17.

Drew has been writing a daily blog entry throughout March about his work with his ancestors on the collaborative FamilySearch Family Tree.

Drew is also coordinating the project to document African Americans interred in Tampa’s Zion Cemetery and their descendants.

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