Episode 56 – 2015 January 16

Genealogy Do-Over: Schedule of Topics

ProGen Study Group Names New Administrator

Family Chronicle Magazine changes name to Your Genealogy Today!

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness is Back Online

Genentech, 23andMe ink $60 million Parkinson’s disease research deal

23andMe Turns Spit Into Dollars in Deal With Pfizer

Announcing the Genetic Genealogy Standards

The Ancestry Y-DNA and mtDNA samples have not been destroyed after all

FamilySearch Adds More Than 1.3 Million Indexed Records and Images to Brazil, Canada, China, and the United States

FamilySearch Adds More Than 9.4 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Peru, Russia, and the United States

Did Your Ancestors Interact with the Prophet Joseph Smith?

More Names Now Available with Family Tree Hinting Updates

FamilySearch Launches New App Gallery

Welcome to Big Sky Country! New Montana Research Guide

Welcome to the First State! Delaware State Research Guide

Massachusetts State Research Guide Now Available

Welcome to U.S. Capital…and Our Latest Free Research Guide!

North Dakota State Research Guide Available Now

South Dakota State Research Guide: More Than Mount Rushmore

Ancestry Looks Ahead to 2015

MyHeritage to digitize and add more than 120 million historical records from Denmark

Family Tree Builder 7.0 now available for Mac!

New Findmypast Friday Records, 19 December 2014

New Findmypast Friday Records, 2 January, 2015

Findmypast Friday: New UK parish records, monumental inscriptions & newspaper notices, 9 January, 2015

New Findmypast Friday Records 16 January, 2015

Introducing Findmypast First, a unique new programme from Findmypast

FindMyPast adds Hints to their tree builder

GenSoftReviews Announces its Users Choice Awards for 2014

NARA Digitization Strategy Published

Ellis Island records coverage extended to 1957

US-Swedish newspaper archive nears completion

New Website Helps Researchers Locate Reconstruction-Era Records for African American Genealogy, History

New Brunswick Archives adds almost 9,500 birth records online for 1919

More than 22,000 new records released from headstone inscriptions

Search over 800,000 WWI records online

Digital BMD certificates discussed in the House of Lords

9.5 million newspaper pages now fully searchable

Battle of Waterloo: Search for UK soldiers’ descendants

Another year’s Scottish BMD records

Welcome Vestfold Museums of Norway to the Commons!

National Genealogy Conference in Canada

ANNOUNCEMENT – Jamboree 2015 Registration is Now Open Online.

2015 Who Do You Think You Are? Live! Keynote Workshop Speaker Revealed

Announcing 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition

New Year. New Goals. Same Awesome Challenge.

Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Competition
1 January – 1 March 2015

Dallas Genealogical Society 2015 Writing Contest Opens January 1; Closes April 30

DearMYRTLE’s Beginning Genealogy Study Group starts 7 January 2015

Call for Panelists: GenLaw Study Group 1

Genealogy Roadshow: Season 2, Episode 1

The Genealogy Guys Podcast

Freedom Webinar Series – FamilyTreeWebinars.com celebrates 150 years since the beginning of freedom for all Americans

Monday, January 19, 11am Eastern
National Archives in England
Using Discovery, our online catalogue
presented by Chrissy Peters
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/events/webinar-using-discovery.htm

Tuesday,January 20, 1pm Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Introduction to Fold3
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Tuesday, January 20, 8pm eastern
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Webinar
Researching Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital
presented by Kathy Meade
http://wsgs.org/
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6233649651065875970

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar
My Genealogy DO-Over—A Year of Learning
from Research Mistakes
presented by Thomas MacEntee
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp

Wednesday, January 21, 8pm eastern
Georgia Genealogical Society
Developing the Genealogy of a Community: A Case Study
presented by Tim Pinnick
http://www.gagensociety.org/

Wednesday, January 21, 9pm eastern
Southern California Genealogical Society
Finding Your Female Ancestor’s Story in the Newspaper
presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega
http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html

Thursday, January 22, 1pm Eastern
MyHeritage Webinar
Global Family Reunion with A. J. Jacobs
http://blog.myheritage.com/2015/01/guest-webinar-global-family-reunion-with-a-j-jacobs/

Thursday, January 22, 8pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Using Research Logs
presented by David Dilts
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_United_States/Canada_Research_Team
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library#Patron_Class_Schedule

Thursday, January 22, 9pm eastern
Heritage Collector Webinar
Converting / Editing and Sharing Old Movies
presented by Tom Perry
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8526342501070788353

Sunday, January 25, 2 – 4pm eastern
Scanfest
http://ancestories1.blogspot.com/

Monday, January 26, 1pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Maps & Gazetteers
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Monday, January 26, 4pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Online Websites
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Tuesday, January 27, 1pm Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Missing Records
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry

Tuesday, January 27, 1pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England & Wales Census Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Tuesday, January 27, 4pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England & Wales Civil Registration
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Wednesday, January 28, 1pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Church of England Church Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar
Getting Started in Scrapbooking
from Research Mistakes
presented by Susan Budge
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp

Wednesday, January 28, 4pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Non-Conformist Church Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Thursday, January 29, 1pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Probate Records, Part 1
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Thursday, January 29, 3pm Eastern
NEHGS Webinar
Genealogical Resources at the American Jewish Historical Society–New England Archives
presented by Judi Garner and Stephanie Call
http://www.americanancestors.org/education/online-classes

Thursday, January 29, 4pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Probate Records, Part 2
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Thursday, January 29, 9 PM Eastern
APG Webinar
Careers in Genealogy: Personal Historian
presented by Linda Coffin
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/552011353

Thursday, January 29, 9pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Danish Emigration
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_International_and_Scandinavian_Research_Teams
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library#Patron_Class_Schedule

Thursday, January 29, 9pm eastern
Heritage Collector Webinar
Making Photos, Storybook Pages and Calendars INTERACTIVE
presented by Marlo Schuldt
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5534307479101640961

Friday, January 30, 1pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Parish Chest Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

Friday, January 30, 4pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
England Poor Law Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Online_Webinars_from_the_British_Isles_Team

#genchat – Writing Your Family History
Friday, January 30, 10pm eastern
http://www.genealogygenchat.com/

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