Jun 30, 2022
News You Can Use and Share!
- Family Tree Magazine announced their 101 Best
Genealogy Websites for Genealogy for 2022, and the Genealogy Guys
Podcast was again included.
- MyHeritage published 11 million new German historical records
(Germany, Hesse, Deaths)
- MyHeritage added 1.3 billion historical records in 37
collections in April and May.
- The Genealogist is a tiered subscription website for English
genealogical research at https://www.thegenealogist.com/.
They have announced the addition of georeferenced maps for the 1901
census. These allow you to search to locate people in the census
and then view a map that pinpoints the residence so that you can
gain a visual perspective of the exact location.
- Findmypast has added: British Army, Recommendations for
Military Honours and Awards, 1935-1990; South Africa, Local Armed
Forces Nominal Rolls, 1899-1902; Britain, Campaign, Gallantry &
Long Service Medals & Awards; England, Newspaper Birth Notices;
England, Newspaper Marriage Notices; and England, Newspaper Death
- FamilySearch has published its 100,000th article on
the FamilySearch Research Wiki.
- FamilySearch has announced that RootsTech 2023 will be a
blended conference with both in-person and virtual
- Drew shares highlights of new historical records at
- DNA expert Diahan Southard returns with a new discussion with
Drew about Y-DNA.
Inspiring YDNA stories:
- Mark shares information about how his Eagle Scout group project
mapped and transcribed tombstones in the Aldrich Family Cemetery in
his Rhode Island hometown. They then cleared tons of small brush.
He has recently worked to add missing entries to Find a Grave.
- Julie shared the 1950 U.S. Federal Census images with her
parents. She downloaded the enumeration districts in which they
lived. They enjoyed taking “a virtual” walk down the streets and
remembering their neighbors, playmates, and schoolmates. Julie
enjoyed their stories and learned a great deal about their
- Bill writes about how he uses the FamilySearch Family Tree In
conjunction with his desktop database and trees he has loaded to
Ancestry and MyHeritage.
- Matt is seeking additional research strategies to obtain copies
of a court case in Philadelphia for a 4th great-uncle.
- Tom wrote about himself, his mother, and a sister having a
small trace of African-American ancestry at the GEDmatch site. The
Ancestry DNA matches also show a small percentage. He wants to know
more. Drew provides some advice, including the possibility that
this may be “noise” in the matches.
- Curtis is looking for mug shots for his father’s father since
he was arrested and spent time in prison several times.
- Lynn asks about what to do with one’s genealogy work as
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