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Aug 14, 2022

News You Can Use and Share!

  • The Genealogy Guys Learn subscription website has added several new written and video courses, with more coming regularly. You can subscribe at
  • MyHeritage released 22 new collections in June.
  • Findmypast has added new records to its Middlesex Baptisms, Surrey Baptisms, and Greater London Burial Index collections.
  • Drew highlights new and updated collections added at FamilySearch this week.

DNA Segment

Vivid-Pix Memory Segment

  • Drew interviews Allison Singleton of the Allen County Public Library about their plans to mobilize photo scanning to retirement facilities.

Listener Email

  • Kathy writes to thank George for his spot-on coverage of the 1950 U.S. Federal Census and what is and isn’t available.
  • Karen in Australia tells us the difference of update frequencies at Ancestry’s ThruLines and MyHeritage’s Theory of Family Relativity.
  • Brian writes about digitizing your family history research as a method of guaranteeing that your work is preserved after you are gone. He also talks about surname binders and other organizational considerations. He suggests you check out the Ancestral Lines Pairing System at
  • Judith is interested in the possibility of obtaining records from the Orange Orphan Home in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.
  • George responds to Jim about James Berry Holder [Sr.] and available records to verify both his birth and death dates.
  • Mark shares his six-step plan for organizing his genealogical materials. It is a focused task list that can be used by anyone.

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