Tue, 20 March 2007
George and Drew discuss the recent announcement regarding Ancestry.com databases no longer being available at Family History Centers, and George also announces the new Iowa database. George mentions his recent speaking engagement in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, while Drew talks about his own visit to DeLand, Florida. George reviews Kathy Chater's book about doing research in the UK and Ireland, and Nigel Cawthorne's book about unusual old English laws. Listener mailbag includes a discussion of people who lived near county and state boundaries, considerations regarding posting copies of vital record certificates online, the Geneanet site (www.geneanet.org), the Kentucky Vital Records Project (kyvitals.com), a question about NewspaperArchives.com, a way to organize materials by type of record, the North Carolina "Cemetery Census" site (cemeterycensus.com/nc), a happy user who found relatives in the Kansas State Census database, an announcement of the University of Washington's Extension program for Genealogy and Family History (www.extension.washington.edu), and a question about using tripods for digital cameras.