Episode 78 – 2016, March 15

FindMyPast: 10 Million Irish Catholic Parish Records Free Forever To Search Online

Largest Collection of Irish Catholic Parish Records Launched Online

Special discount offer for March from RootsIreland.ie

New research tool – Townland Explorer – launched

US-only IrishNewspapers.com to close

Irish Newspaper Archives opens Easter Rising files

AncestryDNA Now Offered in 29 New Countries

Family Tree Maker Is Updated and Shipping Now

RootsMagic Adds Direct Import of Family Tree Maker Files

Version 6.1 has been released – the biggest free upgrade for 10 years

Heredis is Now Available for Android

New FamilySearch Collections Update: February 22, 2016

Upgrade Coming to FamilySearch Research Wiki

Announcing Record Detective II

Over 5 million Dutch Records Added to SuperSearch

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, February 26, 2016

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, March 11, 2016

RootsWeb Status Update

Library’s Genealogy Center to open new Discovery Center, oral history room

House panel backs bill unsealing Indiana adoption records

A Map Library Is Digitizing Its Rarest Globes as 3D Models

Eastern Townships historical archives go online for new database project

Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files – Update of March 2016

Architectural and urban history enhanced by digitization

ScotlandsPeople adds 1930 valuations roll

Archives launches historic photo archive online

#fundTrove – Show Your Support the National Library of Australia and Trove

National Archives of Australia preparing to move 15 million items into new storage facility in Canberra

Mixed-Race Korean Adoptees Use DNA to Search For Roots

Strathclyde offers new 6 week family history MOOC course

Irish Lives in War & Revolution MOOC starts 14 March

2017 FGS National Conference Call for Presentations

National Genealogical Society to Live Stream Ten Lectures during its 2016 Family History Conference

TLC Announces Celebrity Contributors for Spring Season of Who Do You Think You Are?

PBS’ “Genealogy Roadshow” Announces 2016 Season Premiere

FOLLOW YOUR PAST Premieres

Thursday, March 17, 1PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Where is That? Finding & Understanding Places in Ireland
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, March 17, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Ireland Census and Census Substitutes
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, March 17 , 8PM Eastern
Florida State Genealogical Society Poolside Chat
They’re Not on the Census: Using Non-Traditional Sources to Identify Slave Owners
presented by Janis M Forte
http://www.flsgs.org/

Thursday, March 17, 9PM Eastern
Utah Genealogical Association
Genealogy and Maps
presented by Terry Dahlin
http://www.infouga.org/

Friday, March 18, 1PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Ireland Catholic Church Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Friday, March 18, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Irish Protestant Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Friday, March 18, 3pm Eastern
North Carolina Genealogical Society
Researching Black Ancestry in a White World
presented by J. Mark Lowe,
http://www.ncgenealogy.org/webinars-menu
Webinar free viewing April 1 – 3

Friday, March 18, 5PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Untangling Difficulties in the FamilySearch Family Tree
presented by James Tanner
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Saturday, March 19, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Más allá de los registros indexados
Beyond the indexed records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Monday, March 21, 5PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Genealogists
presented by Blake Gulbransen
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Wednesday, March 24, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
French Records Indexing
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Wednesday, March 24, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
French Records Indexing
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
Introduction to German Parish Records
presented by Gail Blankenau
http://familytreewebinars.com/

Wednesday, March 23, 5PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Preserving Your Family Records
presented by James Tanner
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Thursday, March 24, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
British Virtual Specialist Q & A Session
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, March 24, 8PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Understanding United States Land Records
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Friday, March 25, 1PM Eastern
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
Your Questions – Ellis Island Processing: The Case of Nanny [Fanny] Knowles
http://www.uscis.gov/HGWebinars

Friday, March 25, 5PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Getting Millennials Excited about Family History
presented by Heather Pack
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

#genchat – Religious Focus: Lutherans
Friday, March 25, 10PM Eastern
http://www.genealogygenchat.com/

Monday, March 28, 5PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
You Do Not Own Your Ancestors
presented by James Tanner
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Tuesday, March 29, 1PM Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
Top Tips for Researching in the Irish Catholic Parish Registers
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry
https://www.facebook.com/AncestryUS/events?ref=page_internal

Tuesday, March 29, 8:30PM Eastern
Association of Professional Genealogists
Client Reports: Dos, Don’ts, and Maybes
presented by Thomas W. Jones
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8359055114075357441

Wednesday, March 31, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Dutch Records Indexing
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
Proof Arguments – How to Write Them and Why They Matter
presented by Warren Bittner
http://familytreewebinars.com/

Thursday, March 31, 4PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Using Swedish Household Exams and Parish Registers, pt. 1
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, March 31, 5PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Using Swedish Household Exams and Parish Registers, pt. 2
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Saturday, April 2, noon Eastern
Association of Professional Genealogists
Marketing to Attract Your Ideal Clients
presented by Marian Pierre-Louis
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1968086603356237825

Saturday, April 2, 1PM Eastern
Southern California Genealogical Society Webinar
Researching Your Civil War Ancestor: A Comprehensive Study
presented by Michael L. Stauss
http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html

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