The Free Scanner App You Probably Already Have Installed

Genealogists often save digital images of old records. They might embed the images into genealogy program(s) or as separate files in a folder someplace...

Ancestry® Veteran’s Day Offer: Free Access To World’s Largest US Military...

Dick Eastman · November 7, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments The following announcement was written by Ancestry: Ancestry® will offer...

Findmypast Announces Free Veterans Day Access

The following announcement was written by Findmypast: FINDMYPAST GRANTS FREE ACCESS AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY 2019Explore the lives of your military ancestors and their families...

Warrant Issued Permitting Police Full Access to GEDmatch Database

Dick Eastman · November 6, 2019 · DNA, Legal Affairs · One Comment I bet this issue gets debated in the...

Help Wanted: Looking for Former TMG Users to Help Test a...

The Master Genealogist, usually referred to as “TMG,” was a very powerful genealogy program for Windows. I have to use the word “was” because...

Genealogy at Sea! July 2020

The following announcement was written by Diana Smith, the organizer of next year’s Genealogy at Sea Adventure: You may have heard that Gary Smith, my...

Forget Paper. Forget Hard Drives. Forget CD and DVD Disks. Forget...

Genealogists frequently discuss the best ways to preserve family tree information so that it can be read and perhaps updated by future generations. Some...

MyHeritage Education: New Content to Master Your Genealogy Skills

Dick Eastman · November 5, 2019 · Announcements, Education, Sponsor · No Comments The following announcement was written by MyHeritage: (Full Disclosure:...

Don’t Want to Lose (Parts of) Your Genealogical Data?

The following is an article written by guest author Bob Coret and is copyright by him. The article is published here with the permission...

Doctor at Center of Lawsuit involving DNA Agrees to Give Up...

Dick Eastman · November 5, 2019 · DNA · No Comments A Colorado doctor who is accused in a lawsuit of...

Laboratory for Advanced Medicine Inc. has Hired a new Chief Executive...

Dick Eastman · November 5, 2019 · Business News, People · No Comments Friends and former co-workers might be interested to...

Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events

Dick Eastman · November 4, 2019 · Conferences · No Comments The following pages have recently been updated in the Calendar...

(+) Create Better Pictures and Scanned Images

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Digital cameras are perhaps the most universal technology of today....

New Records are Available to Search this Findmypast Friday

The following is a press release from Findmypast: 1801 Lancashire, Liverpool Census Discover your Scouse ancestor’s address, occupation and who they were living with in 1801...

The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History Presents the...

The following is a press release written by the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH): The ISBGFH is pleased to announce their...

Matt Menashes Tapped as Executive Director of the National Genealogical Society

Dick Eastman · November 1, 2019 · People, Societies · No Comments The following announcement was written by the (U.S.) National...

Reclaim the Records Introduces the Online New York City GEOGRAPHIC Birth...

Dick Eastman · October 31, 2019 · Online Sites · One Comment The following is a quote from the latest Reclaim...

Witches in Your Family Tree

This is the time of year for ghosts, goblins, and other such superstitions. However, perhaps it is also a time to pause and reflect...

Happy Halloween

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 28 October 2019

Dick Eastman · October 31, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch.org added approximately...