Episode 52 – 2014, October 15

Family History Month at AmericanAncestors.org

Global Family Reunion Blog

Jane Wilcox Forget-Me-Not Hour
The Global Family Reunion with AJ Jacobs

October is also American Archive month

23andMe Announces New Service for Canada

Who are the Welsh? Mass genetic testing to find out nation’s ancestry

Cymru DNA Wales

South Korea builds DNA database to find relatives in North after unification

FamilySearch Adds More Than 3.7 Million Indexed Records and Images to Brazil, Canada, Ghana, Italy, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 183 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, China, Czech Republic, England and Wales, Finland, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Ukraine, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 2.8 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Ghana, Spain and the United States

FamilySearch and Historical Society of Pennsylvania to Publish Historical Documents Online

Massive Online US Obituaries Project Will Help Find Your Ancestors

Enter For A Chance To Win Professional Research Assistance!

Branch Out Comes to the UK. Enter to Win the Ultimate Family History Package!

State Library and Archives Announces Partnership with Ancestry.com

The Great Chicago Fire and Our Latest Free State Research Guide – Illinois!

MyHeritage partners with EBSCO Information Services to bring MyHeritage to libraries and educational institutions worldwide

Findmypast update

4 million new Yorkshire baptism, marriage and burial records dating back to 1538 now published

Introducing Findmypast First, a unique new programme from Findmypast

Findmypast only $5 for October, Family History Month

BillionGraves Introduces 5 New Amazing Features!

Experience the Brand New Mocavo Census Viewer

FamilyTreeNow.com

RootsMagic Adds Direct TMG Import

Progeny Genealogy Announces Version 5.2 of Charting Companion

Evidentia classes

More News About ChicagoAncestors.org

Pennsylvania Digital Repository is now POWER Library

New system provides access to collections of 14 academic libraries in Montana through one search

Select Ohio Public Records Index

State archives go digital

New IMLS Funding to Support the Digital Public Library of America Announced

New Digitization Strategy now available

Our National History and You

For King and Country

Centuries-old Halifax city council minutes go digital

175,000 extra newspaper pages and 7 new titles

First World War short film competition opens

Ordnance Survey National Grid maps, 1940s-1960s

1875 Valuation Rolls Released on ScotlandsPeople

National Records of Scotland website expansion

Roots Ireland becomes a subscription website

Update to the Early Marriage Index

All editions of 1914’s Church of Ireland Gazette online

New site explores Derry’s Plantation and Penal Laws

National Library of Australia invests in digital future

71 New Historical Newspaper Titles Added to Trove

ISFHWE Now Accepting Entries for 2015 Excellence-in-Writing Competition

New courses announced!

APG Shows Commitment to Next Generation with Young Professional Discount for 2015 Professional Management Conference

FGS 2015 Conference Publicity Contest

Registration for CSI-G 2015 Begins!

Irish Genealogy Podcast

The German-American Genealogist Podcast

Symposium – The Future of Professional Genealogy?

The AfriGeneas Meeting Center

Saturday, October 18, 4pm eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Corrigiendo parentescos en el Árbol Familiar (taught in Spanish)
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_webinars_from_the_Latin_America_Research_Team

Tuesday, October 21, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Navigating the Ancestry YouTube Channel
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Tuesday, October 21, 8pm eastern
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Webinar
Pre-1850 Tic Marks
presented by Peggy Lauritzen
Register at: http://tinyurl.com/mv5u3xp
Webinar ID: 108-106-395

Tuesday, October 21, 10pm eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Extracting Information from German Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_International_and_Scandinavian_Research_Teams

Wednesday, October 22, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar – Tracking Migration Using the Draper Manuscripts
presented by Mary Hill
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp

Wednesday, October 22, 10pm eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Exploring Norwegian Parish Registers
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_International_and_Scandinavian_Research_Teams

Wednesday, October 22, 10pm eastern
Mesa FamilySearch Library Webinar
Close To Our Hearts…Researching Your Dutch Ancestors
presented by Janelle Solomon
http://mesafsl.org/Webinar.html

Thursday, October 23, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Putting Together a Family Health History
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Thursday October 23, 1pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
Guide to I&N History Research
http://www.uscis.gov/HGWebinars

Thursday, October 23, 9pm eastern
Second Life National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ) Study Group
Judy Keller Fox, “Documents and DNA Identify a Little-Known Lee Family in Virginia,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 99, (June 2011):85-96.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wollah/67/83/70

#genchat – DNA: when it matches
Friday, October 24th, 10pm eastern
http://www.conferencekeeper.net/genchat.html

Sunday, October 26, 2 – 4pm eastern
Scanfest
http://ancestories1.blogspot.com/

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
October 28, 29, 30
http://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair/2014/schedule.html

Tuesday, October 28, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Lesser Known Ports of Immigration
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Wednesday, October 29, 2pm eastern
Hangout On Air with AJ Jacobs to discuss the Global Family Reunion
http://www.geni.com/blog/global-family-reunion-hangout-with-aj-jacobs-386438.html

Thursday, October 30, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Top Tips for Beginning Mexico Family History Research
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Thursday, October 30, 7pm eastern
#AncestryChat: Going Beyond Census and Vital Records

DearMyrtle’s YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/user/DearMYRTLE

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