Oct 12, 2019
The Genealogy Guys Learn educational subscription site launched
on October 1st. Podcast listeners receive a 10%
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News You Can Use and Share
- MyHeritage added 44.4 million records in September, including
NYC Birth Index (1878-1909); NYC Death Index (1862-1948);
Netherlands Civil Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Church Burials;
- The Society of Genealogists in London has announced it is
searching for new premises to move into after 35 years.
- Findmypast announces the launch of its Tree-to-Tree Hints.
- Findmypast announces Pennsylvania Cemetery and Burials
collection; New Jersey Vital Records and Vital Records Browse;
Cumberland Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials; U.S. Directories &
Almanacs; transcripts of Ukraine births and deaths 1784-1879; and
12 million transcripts from Spain of baptisms, marriages, and
burials spanning 1502-1950.
- Findmypast has updated the 1939 Register with new entries.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has turned over
4 centuries of digitized Catholic records to the Catholic Bishops
Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) for archival storage.
- RootsTech 2020 on 26-29 February 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah,
is open for registration.
- The FamilySearch Research Wiki has surpassed the publication of
90,000 excellent articles.
- Drew discusses many new and expanded collections from
The DNA Segment with Blaine T. Bettinger
This week's discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the
Big Y test.
Cyndi Says with Cyndi Ingle
Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses how to keep an open
Our Listeners Talk to Us
- Kirstin loved our blog article, “Yearbooks Can Reveal Great
Clues,” and shared her own story.
- Walter asked how to obtain the RSS feed to The Genealogy Guys
- Mike responded with more details about his genealogical filing
- Bill responded to Kelly, the teacher in Idaho, looking for
resources for her genealogy instruction. He tells us about
Ancestry.com’s K-12 program at https://www.ancestryk12.com/
that helps provide Ancestry.com, Fold3.com, and Newspapers.com for
use in classrooms.
- Eric shares an interesting story about discovering family
members within your group of friends.
George provides a review of a new book about researching U.S.
Christian church records. It is How to Find Your Family History
in U.S. Church Records (With Specific Resources for Major Christian
Denominations before 1900) by Sunny Jane Morton and Harold A.
Henderson CG. George recommends this book to every genealogist and
to every library collection. He gives this book a 10-star review
for this much needed and well-written book.
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