Genealogy News Episode 83

New Initiative: Tribal Quest

MyHeritage is Adding Free DNA Matching

MyHeritage DNA matching & terms of use

FTDNA changes matching system

AncestryDNA are to use a new chip for their autosomal DNA test

Ancestry Acquires Adpay, Inc.

New FamilySearch Collections Update: May 9, 2016

Worldwide Indexing Event

Findmypast Makes Good on Mocavo Promise

Findmypast Challenges Family Historians to “Find the Ancestors They’ve Never Met in Their Tree” Challenge

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, May 13, 2016

1.4 Million Westminster Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday 20 May 2016

History professor Greg O’Malley to create new public database about the slave trade

WWII Draft Registration Cards

Newly launched online archive sheds light on US heroes based in Norfolk

TNA announce National Maritime Museum and the Crew List Index Project

Glance at the past: 1000s of historical Winnipeg postcards donated to city

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

CEF Services Files Digitization by LAC: May Update

SCB extracts 1925-1945

More Free Online Genealogy-Related Courses from UTAS

Jamboree 2016: The Mobile App is Here!

Jamboree 2016: Registration Now Open for FREE Jamboree Live Streaming

Virtual Institute announces summer and fall 2016 courses

Wednesday, May 25, noon Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
French Indexing

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
NEHGS: Who We Are, What We Do, and How We Can Help
presented by Lindsay Fulton

Thursday, May 26, 2PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
United States Church and Cemetery Records

Thursday, May 26, 4PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
British Research Problem Strategy Session

Thursday, May 26, 7:30PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Genealogy
presented by Mark Jackson

Friday, May 27, 1PM Eastern
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
Reference Guide to T458 Revisited: Using the INS Subject Correspondence Index in the 21st Century

Friday, May 27, 4PM Eastern
BYU Family History Library webinar
Family History Resources in L. Tom Perry Special Collections
presented by Ryan Lee

Tuesday May 31, 3PM Eastern
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Using New England Probate Records
presented by David Allen Lambert

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 2PM Eastern
Legacy Webinar
Get the Most from
presented by Claire Vail

Wednesday, June 1, 4PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Dutch Indexing

Wednesday, June 1, 8PM Eastern
Minnesota Genealogical Society
Working with Probate Records
presented by Lois Abromitis Mackin

Thursday, June 2, 1PM Eastern
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Webinar
History Library Catalog and Services

Thursday, June 2, 7PM Eastern
Ontario Genealogical Society Webinar
What Else is in the Newspaper?
presented by Jennifer Alford

North Carolina Genealogical Society
Finding Women: Maiden Name Not Known
presented by Craig R. Scott
Webinar free viewing June 3 – 5

Friday, June 3, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Figure Out Place Names for Swedish Genealogy

Friday, June 3, 6PM Eastern
The National Archives Webinar
Dispatches from the front

#genchat – Education: Institute vs Conference vs Webinar
Friday, June 3, 10PM Eastern

Saturday, June 4, 3PM Eastern
FamilySearch Webinar
Los beneficios de utilizar el Registro Civil
The benefits of using the Registry

Transcript to the episode.

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