Episode 44 – 2014, July 13

US National Archives To Upload All Holdings To Wikimedia Commons

Ancestry.com Extends Shutdown Dates

Do You Have a Search Strategy?

Welcome to the Volunteer State: Tennessee State Research

New State Research Guide: New Hampshire

Archives From Prisons in New York Are Digitized

New Sources for Black Sheep, Part 1: New York Prison

New Sources for Black Sheep, Part 2: California Prison Records

FamilySearch Adds More Than 4.9 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Sweden, and the United States

New Online Training Now Available—June

DearMYRTLE’s GeneaSleepOver: Worldwide Indexing Project

Track a Century of U.S. Development With a Tool That Centralizes Old Maps

Major update of the MyHeritage mobile app

Search WWI military records for free!

Findmypast and Wall to Wall introduce Who Do You Think You Are? Story!

New Enumerator Summary pages released for the 1911 census

Findmypast weekly update 9

Findmypast weekly update 10

An introduction to Findmypast’s search tools


BillionGraves and The Federation of Genealogical Societies partner to image all cemetery markers for War of 1812 Participants

Preserve the Pensions

RootsMapper Version 2 Released

Homestead Records

University of Southern Mississippi to Double Its Digital Archive of Civil Rights Era Oral Histories

The Great War (1914 – 1918)

600,000 Canadian life stories added to Lives of the First World War

Newly Digitized Microfilms on the Héritage Portal

British Newspaper Archives 240,000 extra newspaper pages from 1752-1954

Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Who’s on First? Bohemian(Czech) Genealogy and Immigration Across the United States

Genealogy Roadshow St. Louis

International Society for British Genealogy and Family History

TLC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Receives Primetime Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Structured Reality Program

Tuesday, July 15, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Genealogical Proof Standard: A Reasonably Exhaustive Search

#genchat – Where in the world… have you researched?
Wednesday, July 16th, noon eastern

Wednesday, July 16 2014, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar – When Freedom Came – Documenting the Family’s Freedom Story
presented by Angela Walton-Raji

Thursday, July 17, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
AncestryDNA: Managing Multiple Tests

North Carolina Genealogical Society Webinar
available from July 18 – July 20 free to everyone
encore presentation
“Tarheels in Your Family Tree?, Part I”
with Helen F. M. Leary

Sunday July 20, 8pm eastern
Event is for 24 hours, ends July 21st at 7:59pm

Wednesday, July 23 2014, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar – Researching Your Illinois Ancestors
presented by Thomas MacEntee

Wednesday, July 23, 2pm eastern
MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Mobile App

Thursday July 24, 1pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
“Records Found” Case Studies

Thursday, July 24, 9pm eastern
Second Life National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ) Study Group
Warren C. Pratt, “Finding the Father of Henry Pratt of Southeastern Kentucky,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 100 (June 2012):85-103.

#genchat – DNA: best resources to understand the science
Friday, June 25th, 10pm eastern

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