Free FamilySearch Family History Classes and Webinars for November 2019

Dick Eastman · October 30, 2019 · Education, Webinars & Podcasts · No Comments The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: The...

Ancestry Makes $1 Million Educational Grant to UpToDate to Develop Genetic...

The following announcement was written by Ancestry®: LEHI, Utah & LAS VEGAS–Grant Reflects Ancestry’s Focus on Working with Providers, Consumers Toward Improved Health Outcomes Ancestry®, the...

Cruise Planners announces Gold, Pioneers, and Family History Cruise 2020

The following announcement was written by Cruise Planners: Gena Philibert-Ortega’s Gold, Pioneers, and Family History cruise will set sail August 23-30, 2020, from the Port...

American Ancestors Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Author, Historian Joseph Ellis

The following announcement was written by American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society: American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society Present Lifetime Achievement...

New Database with Photos of WWll Soviet Army Veterans is now...

Dick Eastman · October 29, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments If you have Russian ancestors or other relatives, you...

RootsTech/London is a Roaring Success!

I had the pleasure of attending the RootsTech/London conference for the past 3 days. To sum up the conference in one word: “Wow!” The London...

My Photos from RootsTech/London

I wrote about the RootsTech/London conference in another article I published today at https://wp.me/p5Z3-8r4. I took so many photographs, however, that I decided to...

The “Other Conference” Held at the ExCel London this Weekend

Dick Eastman · October 28, 2019 · Conferences, Photography · No Comments I have written extensively about the RootsTech/London conference held...

Findmypast Publishes New Norfolk Parish Registers Online

Dick Eastman · October 25, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments The following announcement was written by Findmypast:Findmypast has added...

How you can easily access historical maps

Historical maps have become very accessible online. A Google search on historical maps will show a number of websites that have collected...

Colour Tithe Maps for Warwickshire added to TheGenealogist

The following announcement was written by the folks at TheGenealogist: TheGenealogist has just released additional sets of Colour Tithe Maps to join the previously available...

What is a Polygenic Risk Score?

Dick Eastman · October 25, 2019 · DNA · No Comments Jessica Greenwood, MS, LGC has written an article about DNA...

How to find graves in Norway

Summer is a time of the year when many of us are planning to visit key locations for some of our family...

Digitizes More than 500 Volumes of U.S. Navy Muster Rolls

Through a collaboration with various actors, The National Archives is to digitize more than 500 volumes of U.S. Navy muster rolls....

Australia’s role in the TV transmission of the Moon Landing 1969

In these days, when "the whole world" celebrates the 50 years anniversary of the moon landing, we will take the opportunity to...

Victim details and death certificates from German concentration camps digitized

There are estimates that between 15 and 20 million people were in German captivity during World War II. Around 9,000 of these...

Did Hitler have descendants?

If the message given around a dinner table in 1972 was correct, Adolf Hitler had both children and grandchildren.

Ancestry gets 20 million in tax relief to stay in Utah

Utah's government recently decided that Ancestry will get $ 20 million in tax relief to still leave its headquarters in Lehi, Utah....

You can be tracked in the DNA bases of MyHeritage and...

DNA databases are beginning to spread in scope, both in terms of suppliers and, not least, in the amount of DNA that...

Genealogy will be easier in Norway from 2020

The National Archives is constantly working to simplify access to the family history sources and the information they contain. There are...