Episode 61 – 2015, March 20

The Global Family Reunion Festival

23andMe Turns DNA Data Into Drugs in Startup’s Latest Twist

Collecting Sharing Information for Known Relationships

Lets All Help Collect DNA Statistics

FamilySearch Adds More Than 2.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the United States, and Zimbabwe

A Clarion Call for Arbitrators: Worldwide Arbitration EventPartner Certification News–March, 2015

Partner Certification News–March, 2015

HeritageQuestOnline, Now Powered by Ancestry

Ancestry.com AARP Discount – Updated Information

Ancestry.com Launches Genealogy Website for Searching Irish Newspapers

New Findmypast Friday Records March 6

New Findmypast Friday Records March 13

New Findmypast Friday Records March 20

New on Geni: Adoption

Cool GenStuff – Monday 16 March 2015

Progeny Software’s Charting Companion now includes Scalable Vector Graphics

Inkscape

DrawPlus Starter Edition

The Family History Writing Studio: A New Resource for Family History Writers

Following investigation, Missouri death certificate archives getting a black out

Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 – 1963

Colorado Springs Death Registers Index Now Available Online

Michigan Death Certificates 1921-1939 are now Available for FREE at Seeking Michigan

LPB, State Archives launch Louisiana Digital Media Archive to house and preserve historic video footage

Louisiana Digital Media Archive

Iowa
State Not Archiving Newspapers

Early Canadian Travel Photography now on Flickr

400,000 extra newspaper pages now online

Scottish 1865 Valuation Rolls

Timeline launches Irish Genealogy Clerk Service

Irish Genealogy Podcast

IGRS upgrades The Irish Genealogist Names Database

Irish societies make journal articles accessible online

New Irish Genealogy Records Released in 2014

Irish Genealogy: 70 Top Resources for Finding Your Irish Ancestors

RootsTech 2015 Breaks Records and Keeps Giving

Student Genealogy Grant Applications Invited

2016 FGS National Conference Call for Presentations

Tuesday, March 24, 1pm Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Basics of Genealogy Source Citation
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry
https://www.facebook.com/AncestryUS/events?ref=page_internal

Tuesday, March 24, 9pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Beginning Swiss Research
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

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar
Where Does It Say That? Learning to Love Direct Evidence
presented by Chris Staats
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp

Thursday, March 26, 3pm Eastern
New England Historic Genealogical Society Webinar
African American Resources at NEHGS
presented by Meaghan E. H. Siekman
http://www.americanancestors.org/education/online-classes

Thursday, March 26, 8pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
U.S. Newspaper Research
presented by Jason Harrison
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, March 26, 9pm eastern
Second Life National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ) Study Group
Harold Henderson, “Testing Family Lore to Determine the Parentage of Samuel W. Boren of Pittsburgh,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 102 (June 2014): 97-101.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wollah/47/74/66

#genchat – My DNA Results Mean What?
Friday, March 27, 10pm eastern
http://www.genealogygenchat.com/

Saturday, March 28, 11:15am Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Finding and Using German Address books on Genealogy.net
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

Saturday, March 28, 12:15pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Finding and Using German Lineage books on Genealogy.net
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

Saturday, March 28, 1:15pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
German research: Using Metasearch on Genealogy.net
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

Sunday, March 29, 2 – 4pm eastern
Scanfest
http://ancestories1.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, March 31, 1pm Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
AncestryDNA FAQ: Revisited
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry
https://www.facebook.com/AncestryUS/events?ref=page_internal

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 2pm eastern
Legacy Webinar
Genealogy 101, Part 1 of 3
presented by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen
http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/webinars.asp

Monday, April 1, 3pm Eastern
#AncestryChat – Debunking Family Folklore & Genealogy Myths in Your Tree
http://tweetchat.com/room/AncestryChat

Wednesday, April 1, 8pm eastern
Minnesota Genealogical Society
Find Your American Ancestor Using Canadian Records
presented by Kathryn Lake Hogan
http://mngs.org/eventListings.php?nm=38

Thursday, April 2, 9pm Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Danish Church Records: Extracting Genealogical Information
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

North Carolina Genealogical Society
How Old Was He?
presented by Judy Russell
http://www.ncgenealogy.org/webinars-menu
Webinar free viewing April 3 – 5

Saturday, April 4, 1pm eastern
Southern California Genealogical Society
She has the Same Name. Is She Her Sister?
presented by Nancy Waters Lauer
http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html

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