Episode 79 – 2016, March 30

Mocavo and Findmypast are coming together

Family Tree DNA uploads to GEDmatch suspended

With the Discovery of the USS Conestoga, Researchers Have Solved a Mystery That Was Nearly 100 Years Old

Runaway slave ads portray grim period of U.S. history

Loveland Public Library works with Colorado State Library to digitize early Loveland newspapers

Turning hard-to-read cursive into computer type

Grave database brings dead back to life

Introducing the Photographers’ Identities Catalog

We want to help you crowd-source your research

New FamilySearch Collections Update: March 14, 2016

New FamilySearch Collections Update: March 28, 2016

FamilySearch Wiki Upgrade

Endless Opportunities… to Learn!

Ancestry Concedes Defeat as It is Unable to Restore All of the RootsWeb Site

Wealth of Yorkshire: Historic probate records go online

Ancestry adds Cornish Records

Ancestry releases Irish independence struggle files

Special Issue of Clann Newsletter

How good are the new Ancestry/FindMyPast Catholic transcripts?

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, March 18, 2016

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, March 25, 2016

TNG 11 is Now Available

Tuesday, April 5, 1PM Eastern
Ancestry Live Event
What’s New at Ancestry: April 2016 Edition
presented by Crista Cowen
http://www.livestream.com/ancestry
https://www.facebook.com/AncestryUS/events?ref=page_internal

Wednesday, April 6, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Spanish Records Indexing Workshop
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
Getting to Know Findmypast – Your Source for British and Irish Genealogy
presented by Jen Baldwin
http://familytreewebinars.com/

Wednesday, April 6, 4PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Caring for Your Heirlooms: Simple Ways to Preserve Books, Photographs and Artifacts at Home
presented by Christina Thomas & Cristopher McAfee
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Wednesday, April 6, 8PM Eastern
Minnesota Genealogical Society
Major Midwestern Archives and Their Records
presented by Paula Stuart-Warren
http://www.mngs.org/

Thursday, April 7, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Mid-19th Century Yorkshire Case Study & Research Strategy Session
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, April 7, 1PM Eastern
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
History Library Catalog and Services
http://www.uscis.gov/HGWebinars

Thursday, April 7, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Strategies for Successful French Research Online
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Thursday, April 7, 7PM Eastern
Ontario Genealogical Society Webinar
Lesser Known Databases for Scottish Genealogy
presented by Christine Woodcock
https://ogs.on.ca/webinars.php

Friday, April 8, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
Confirming Enslaved Ancestors Utilizing DNA
presented by Melvin J. Collier
http://familytreewebinars.com/

#genchat – When and How to Hire a Pro?
Friday, April 8, 10PM Eastern
http://www.genealogygenchat.com/

Monday, April 11, 5:30PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Wiki, Wiki, Wiki: FamilySearch Research Wiki
presented by Burke Jackson
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Tuesday, April 12, 9PM Eastern
Illinois State Genealogical Society Webinar
Letters, Ledgers, and Lodge Books: Finding Ancestors with Ethnic Resources
presented by Lisa A. Alzo
http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=227

Wednesday, April 13, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Portuguese Records Indexing Workshop
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Wednesday, April 13, 4:30PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Online Newspaper Sources for Genealogists
presented by James Tanner
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 9PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
U.S. Land Records – State Land States
presented by Mary Hill
http://familytreewebinars.com/

Thursday, April 14, 1PM Eastern
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
Genealogy Program Introduction
http://www.uscis.gov/HGWebinars

Thursday, April 14, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Research Logs: A Tool for Organizing Your Research
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Friday, April 15, 4:30PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Copyright Essentials for Genealogists
presented by Peter Midgley
http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/classes-and-webinars/

Saturday, April 16, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Historia familiar de Italia Parte 1
Family History of Italy Part 1
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Saturday, April 16, 4PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Historia familiar de Italia Parte 2
Family History of Italy Part 2
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

Saturday, April 16, 5PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Historia familiar de Francia
Family History of France
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars

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