Episode 11 – 2013, October 8

Show Notes

About.com Genealogy by Kimberly Powell
10 Ways to Celebrate Family History Month

Family Tree Magazine
Celebrate Family History Month

Happy Family History Month from findmypast.com


Legacy Tree Genealogy is having a sweepstakes

Acenstry.com Acquires Find A Grave

Jim Tipton, found of Find A Grave remarks about being acquired by Ancestry.com

Information from Thomas MacEntee about Find A Grave acquisition

Ancestry “Branch Out” contest

Josh Taylor remarks about “The Ellis Island Myth”

brightsolid is now called DC Thomson Family History

GenealogyBank expanding obituaries in its Recent Newspaper Obituaries collection

BillionGraves Android App at the Google Play Store

BillionGraves Octoberfest Competition

Blog – The Ancestor Hunt by Kenneth Marks

Flipboard magazine Boost Your Genealogy Research with Newspapers by Kenneth Marks

RootsTech Early Bird Registration

FamilySearch Wiki now has 75,000 articles

FamilySearch Records update

Signup to beta test the RootsMagic Android app

Facebook group for scanning

Family Tree DNA Updates Web site
Family Tree DNA Website Update 10-2013 by Debbie Parker Wayne
FTDNA Family Finder Matches Get a New Look (Part 1) at haplogroup.org
FTDNA Family Finder Matches Get a New Look (Part 2) at haplogroup.org
FTDNA Family Finder Matches Get a New Look (Part 3) at haplogroup.org

Volunteer to transcribe the 192 Nova Scotia census

UK Natioanl Archives


Devon Wills Project at Origins.net

Your Family Tree Magazine October monthly free resources

Maxwell Ancestry – Scottish genealogy materials


Irish Motor Directory 1911-1912 at Lurgan Ancestry site

Biographical Database of Australia (BDA)

Webinar –  Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
Tuesday 8pm eastern
Finding Those Who Served: Genealogy Resources at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Presented by: Russell Horton, Reference & Outreach Archivist, Wisconsin Veterans Museum & Archives

Ancestry Live Event – Finding Your Ancestors in the Census
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 1pm eastern

MyHeritage Webinar: Tips for Interviewing Family Relatives
presented by Laurence Harris, MyHeritage’s Head of Genealogy UK
Wednesday, October 16, 2pm eastern

Legacy Webinar – Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers
presented by Lisa Louise Cooke
Wednesday, October 16, 2pm eastern

Webinar – Southern California Genealogical Society
Wednesday, October 16, 9pm eastern
Effective Online Queries
presented by Drew Smith

Webinar – Utah Genealogical Association
Thursday, October 17, 9pm eastern
Zap the Grandma Gap: The 10 Best Ideas or Getting your Family Involved
presented by Janet Hovorka


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