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Sep 6, 2017

The news includes:

  • MyHeritage announces its newest DNA feature: the DNA Match Review Page.
  • RootsMagic announces a new software updates. Apps for iOS and Android have also been released.
  • RootsMagic reminds users that there are a video and written resources to help you master the new TreeShare for Ancestry. There also is a huge Facebook RootsMagic group to share experiences and answer questions.
  • The British Newspaper Archive announces a major milestone with the addition of a newspaper title from County Leitrim in Ireland, marking the fact that all 32 Irish counties are now represented in the online collection.
  • Findmypast has added Oxfordshire marriage bonds, New Zealand birth, marriage, and death index records additions, the 1851 Canada Census, and additions to the Wiltshire Baptisms Index, and more.
  • WikiTree is opening registration for the second annual Source-a-Thon from 30 September to 2 October 2017 with a large set of random prizes to be awarded.
  • FamilySearch extended its microfilm distribution to 7 September 2017.
  • Drew shares updates from FamilySearch’s recent records additions.

Listener email includes:

  • Jenny asks about copyright law governing the use of images from online sites in a new blog she has begun.
  • Margaret wrote to volunteer some materials that she as a librarian has developed to teach genealogy classes to patrons.
  • Neil wrote again about his research of his Clark ancestors.

The Guys discuss George’s recent presentation, “Laying Out Clues in Funeral Home Records.”