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Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events

28 May 2017 13:00

The following pages have recently been updated in the Calendar of Genealogy Events: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, and Texas Some of the above changes may have been deletions of past events. All information in the Calendar of Events is contributed by YOU and by other genealogists. You can directly add information to the Calendar […]

On the Road Again, This Time to New Zealand and Australia

27 May 2017 03:55

If you have been reading this newsletter for some time, you already know that I travel often. That will continue to hold true for the next two weeks. On Sunday, May 28, I will travel from the U.S. to Auckland, New Zealand, to attend and give talks at the New Zealand Society of Genealogists conference. […]

(+) Rescue Old Photos and Documents: Make a Humidification Chamber

27 May 2017 01:26

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  Old documents, newspapers, and photographs are often improperly stored. They may have been rolled or folded for years. By the time that you, the family historian, find these items and wish to view them, the documents may be damaged if forced […]

What Do You Do When the DNA Results Seem to be Lying?

26 May 2017 22:12

I received an email message today that is not terribly unusual. I have received a number of similar questions before. I did reply in email, but I thought I would also write an article about it as I am sure others have faced the same “problem.” In fact, the resolution is simple, although a bit […]

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday

26 May 2017 17:05

The following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast: There are over 249,000 records are available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Surrey institutional records 1788-1939 Explore over 200,000 assorted records from 16 institutions across the English county of Surrey, including poor law unions, workhouses, schools, infirmaries, goals and more. Each result will provide […]

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of 22 May 2017

26 May 2017 16:10

The following announcement was written by the folks at FamilySearch: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, (May 25, 2017), The largest historic record collection updates this week are for Peru (over 1 million newly indexed civil registrations) New York Passenger Lists. Search these new free records and more from Chile, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Utah, and New Hampshire at FamilySearch by […]

TheGenealogist Adds New Online Passenger Lists from the 1920s Era

26 May 2017 13:06

The following announcement was written by the folks at TheGenealogist: TheGenealogist has just released four and a half million BT27 records for the 1920s. These Outbound Passenger Lists are part of the growing immigration and emigration record sets on TheGenealogist and contain the historical records of passengers who departed by sea from U.K. ports in […]

Update of MacKiev’s Family Tree Maker 2017 Release Plans

24 May 2017 11:00

MacKiev has been working feverishly on the new release of Family Tree Maker 2017. There have also been hints in the MacKiev status reports that the folks at also have been burning the midnight oil on their end as well. The details have not been released but apparently one big show stopper has been getting […]

(+) How to Transition Your E-mail to a Better Service

23 May 2017 22:40

The following is a Plus Edition article, written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  Note #1: The following article describes an incident with Yahoo Mail. However, it could as easily have been on AOL Mail. A friend of mine had her Yahoo email account hacked a while ago. Her friends and I all knew it […]

Can Claim Ownership of Your DNA Data?

23 May 2017 19:51

A controversial article by a consumer protection attorney and former deputy attorney general of New Jersey has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Joel Winston published an article with the claim that the genealogy website is “taking DNA ownership rights” from customers and their families. In other words, he says that claims to own their […]
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