Episode 54 – 2014, November 15

Press Release: WikiTree Makes Finding Relationships with DNA Matches Easier

Coming Soon: Improved DNA Matching

Using the Updated Search Forms

Ancestry.com Adds 3.2 Million American Indian Records

Color Images of Dawes Cards Now Available!

London workhouse records and women’s military records indexes on Ancestry

Ancestry adds WW1 Service Medal & Awards Books

FamilySearch Adds More Than 3.4 Million Indexed Records and Images to the Bahamas, Cape Verde, Peru, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 1.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Argentina, the Dominican Republic, France, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 3.7 Million Indexed Records and Images to Australia, Canada, Isle of Man, South Africa, and the United States

Find Your Family’s World War I Veterans in New, Free Military Collections Online

FamilySearch Introduces MyHeritage’s Institutional Service at FamilySearch Family History Centers and Libraries

Introducing the enhanced family tree editor

Holiday Cookbook Contest: Send us your recipes!

MyHeritage bolsters leadership in the Netherlands with strategic partnerships and first national TV advertising campaign


Over 444,000 new wills and probate records as well as over 570 pages of new Cheltenham Probate Abstracts

FindMyPast adds Thom’s Directory 1844-1900

Over 256,000 new wills and probate records as well as over 86,000 pages of Irish Directories and Social History records

Over 1.7 million Devon parish records, over 250,000 Devon Wills, plus 10 years of Pettigrew & Oulton’s Dublin Almanac & General Register of Ireland

BillionGraves No Tricks, Just Treats!

Free Access to the World War II Collection

Historic Detroit News items go to state archives

Greenville library now offers digital newspaper archive

Old becomes new: California State Library digitizes 3-D images from 1800s

CanadianHeadstones reaches milestone

Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online

Lucille Campey Inaugurates BIFHSGO YouTube Channel

Facebook for Canadian genealogy

BAnQ launches YouTube channel

Two Quebec societies collaborate to produce index of 20,000+ genealogy articles

Review The Ancestor – Back Issues

French-Canadian Genealogical Society
Publications for sale

Historical photos available online in new Winnipeg in FOCUS

Canada’s Great War Album website launched

UK opens access to 91 million orphan works

The British Newspaper Archive reaches 9 million pages

Soldiers Mentioned in Dispatches are now Available Online on TheGenealogist.co.uk

Where there’s a will: major update to Essex Ancestors

Irish Minister Admonishes the Data Protection Commissioner over the Handling of Her Department’s Genealogy Site

Bursary to expand archive of Irish in first World War

Commonwealth War Grave Commission War Graves App

The Guild of One-Name Studies
New Services

NEW SOCIETY LAUNCHES at http://surname-society.org

National Library of Estonia launched Estonian newspapers portal

National Genealogical Society Announces Full Program for the 2015 Family History Conference

FGS 2015: A. J. Jacobs Friday Keynote Speaker

Alex Boye and Quarter-Finalists from NBC’s America’s Got Talent Joining RootsTech 2015

FGS and Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Announce FGS 2017 National Conference

FGSCruise2015: Cruising the Alaska Inside Passage

Registration for IGHR 2015 will open at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central) on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Online Webinars from the British Isles Team

Illinois State Genealogical Society Announces 2015 FREE Webinar Lineup

Monday, November 17, 8pm eastern
Board for Certification of Genealogists Webinar
‘Of Sound Mind and Body’: Using Probate Records in Your Research
presented by Michael Hait

Tuesday, November 18, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Can Anyone Read This? Basic Paleography for Genealogists
presented by Crista Cowen

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3pm eastern
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Sharing Your Family History: Ideas from NEHGS
presented by Penny Stratton

Tuesday, November 18, 8pm eastern
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Webinar
Time Travel with Google Earth
presented by Lisa Louise Cooke
Register at: http://tinyurl.com/mphto6p
Webinar ID: 110-794-123

#genchat – The UK Archives
Wednesday, November 19th, noon eastern

Wednesday, November 19, 1pm eastern
MyHeritage Webinar: Discover your military ancestors
Wednesday, November 19 2014, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar – Using Evernote for Genealogy
presented by Lisa Louise Cooke
Wednesday, November 19, 8pm eastern
Georgia Genealogical Society
What’s a Palatine Anyway?
presented by James M. Beidler

Wednesday, November 19, 9pm eastern
Southern California Genealogical Society
The WWI Draft Card: Don’t Do Research Without It!
presented by Tim Pinnick

Thursday, November 20, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
AncestryDNA: Q&A
presented by Crista Cowen

Thursday, November 20, 8pm eastern
Native American Research

Thursday, November 20, 8pm eastern
Florida State Genealogical Society Poolside Chat
On Mountain or Prairie: Treasures in Federal Land Records
presented by Warren Bittner

Thursday November 20, 9pm eastern
Utah Genealogical Association
“Using Technology to See Things More Clearly”
presented by Peg Ivanyo

Friday, November 21, time to be announced
North Carolina Genealogical Society
Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestor
presented by Craig Scott
free to view Fri, 5 Dec 2014 – Sun, 7 Dec 2014

Friday, November 21, 8pm eastern
Twitter #IDGChat – Brick Walls

Tuesday, November 25, 1pm eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Genealogy Source Checklists
presented by Crista Cowen

#genchat – Accessing state collections
Friday, November 28th, 10pm eastern

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