Episode 23 – 2014, February 3

Schedule for RootsTech

Caroline Pointer has created a RebelMouse page for the RootsTech conference 

Let’s Stay Connected at RootsTech 2014

Records workers dumped, destroyed or lost 1,800 veterans documents

Michael Leclerc’s blog posts on Net neutrality

DNA Standards and Certification – A Response to an NGS Quarterly Editorial

FamilySearch Adds More Than 7.4 Million Indexed Records and Images to Collections from England, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and the United States

Podcast – News from Family Search with Sharon Hintze

Help Needed with Wiki Articles for FamilySearch Record Collections

New Research Guide: The Sunflower State, Kansas

Ancestry.com Feedback Needed – Can You Assist?

Journey Through Hallowed Ground and the Living Legacy Project


Ancestry.com – Enter To Win The Branch Out Contest: Prize Package Valued Over $3,000 

MyHeritage: Millions of new records now live!

MyHeritage: Millions of Geni profiles now available on SuperSearch

Gramps 4.0.3 released


Evidentia 2 Preview

HistoryGeo.com Announces New Maps, Tools, and Ways to Learn

Family History Writers Share Their Expertise!

Chronicling America Adds Hundreds of Thousands of Newspaper Pages

WieWasWie or WhoWasWho

Library and Archives Canada to Digitize 640,000 First World War Service Files

Fruits of the Library and Archives Canada and Canadiana.org partnership starting to appear online

Europeana 1914 – 1918

FindMyPast – 2.5 million new British in India records released

Nutfield Genealogy – February 2014 Genealogy and Local History Events Calendar

Friday, February 7, 8pm eastern
Twitter #IDGChat – Guest Chat with Cindy Freed on Civil War Research
Follow the chat using Twubs. Got to Twubs.com and sign in with your Twitter account.

Friday, February 7th, 10pm eastern
#genchat – RootsTech 2014! What new tech have you discovered because of genealogy?

RootsTech After Party

Tuesday, February 11, noon eastern
Heritage Collector Storybook Users Group Webinar
Creating a Family Storybook Part 1
During this class you will learn how to document precious family memories and turn them into beautiful one page histories with sound and video clips
presented by Kathleen Bitter

Tuesday, February 11, 2pm eastern
Friends of the National Archives – Southeast Region
Have You Really Done the Census? A close look at the population schedules
presented by Linda Woodward Geiger

Illinois State Genealogical Society Webinar
Tuesday, February 11, 9pm eastern
Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies
Presenter: D. Joshua Taylor
Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9213931983607980546

Wednesday, February 12 2014, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar – Family Stories: Using Newspapers to Reconnect with the Stories of Your Family’s Past
presented by presented by Tom Kemp

Wednesday, February 12, 3pm eastern
MyHeritage Webinar
How to find ancestors in US and UK records
presenters will be Mike Mansfield, Director of Content Production, he will review US records; Laurence Harris, MyHeritage’s Head of Genealogy UK will present the new UK records, and MyHeritage’s Chief Genealogist Daniel Horowitz will provide an overview of the matching technologies to advance your family history research.

Wednesday, February 12, 9pm eastern
Heritage Collector Webinar – Understanding and Using the GPS Module
Learn how to automatically create GPS maps with tags / pointers. Acquire GPS coordinates via smart phone, or car navigator
Acquire GPS coordinates via smart phone, or car navigator
Manually find coordinates anywhere in the world using HC’s ‘Get GPS’ option.
Create and print GPS map.
Print or share via PDF and more.
presented by Marlo E. Schuldt

Thursday, February 13, 10 am eastern
The National Archives UK Webinar – Army muster lists
Learn how the army accounted for the money it spent and what you can discover in these records.
presented by William Spencer

Thursday, February, 9pm eastern
Second Life APG Chapter meeting
speaker will be Drew Smith

Saturday, February 15, 3pm eastern
NEHGS Webinar Find Your 17th-Century New England Ancestors with NEHGS
presented by David Dearborn
Registration – https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3541549298893328642

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