This week's news includes:
- Ancestry.com has announced Ancestry.com Tree to Go, a
new app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows users to access
and update their family tree at Ancestry.com anywhere. The app is
available at the iTunes Store.
- Apple has
announced their latest product, the iPad. The Guys discuss some of
the features and the pricing of this new item.
- George announces his next speaking gigs: he will be at the Palm
Beach County Genealogical Society on Saturday, January 30th, and at
the Highlands County Genealogical Society on Saturday, February
6th. You can learn more at http://ahaseminars.com/events.php.
This week's listener email includes:
- Hollen provides another suggestion about searching the Gorrell
family for Pam.
- Lee tells us that Ancestry.com has a great database called Ohio
Obituary Index, 1820s-2009, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential
Center. There is even a link on the database page that allows you
to order a copy of the obituary.
- Marie thanks The Guys, Lisa Louise Cook of The Genealogy
Gems Podcast, and Thomas MacEntee of GeneaBloggers
for encouraging her to re-start her blog and keep it going.
- Gus discusses source citations on the reverse of his family
history posters. He also reminds us that the Allen County Public
Library is still accepting unbound and PDF files of books. ACPL
will make and send you a bound photocopy and keep one for their
collection. Send to: Steve Myers, Asst. Manager, Genealogy
Center, Allen County Public Library, P. O. Box 2270, 900 Library
Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46801
- A.C. is interested in more information about Phoebe's Cousin
George does a review of a new book, "Wanted! U.S. Criminal
Records, Sources & Research Methodology" by author Ron Arons.
The book is published by Criminal Research Press and retails for
$49.99. The book is a compendium of a wide variety of criminal
records and where the records can be located. Learn more at
George discusses his exciting finds concerning his paternal
grandmother, her first marriage, her second marriage to his
grandfather, and some very surprising connections that he has
uncovered. Drew joins in the discussion because he, too, helped
with the puzzle.