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Plus Edition Newsletter Has Been Sent

To all Plus Edition subscribers:

A notice of the latest EOGN Plus Edition newsletter was sent to you a few minutes ago. Here are the articles in this week’s Plus Edition newsletter:

(+) What is the Purpose of a Genealogy Program?

Ancestry.com is under Fire as new DNA Algorithm Drastically Changes the Ethnicity of Some Users

Follow-up: Ancestry.com is under Fire as new DNA Algorithm Drastically Changes the Ethnicity of Some Users

See Long Hidden Historic Photos of the Gritty, Compelling Lives of Tough Maine Fishermen

Archival Grant Opportunity: Historical and Archival Records Care Grants in Pennsylvania

Churchyards become Lawns in Sweden as Tombstones are typically Removed after 25 Years

Multnomah County (Oregon) Estates, Wills and Guardianship Abstracts 1852-1901, 1904, 1908 are Available from the Genealogical Forum of Oregon

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 29, 2019

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday

Donn Devine, R.I.P.

Prediction: The Dead Will Take Over Facebook in the Next 50 Years

Press Release: New Records Reveal Those Imprisoned for Debt in England

Press Release: SLIG Announces New Scholarship Opportunities

Press Release: The Genealogy Squad Facebook Group Announced

Leonardo’s Hair to be DNA Tested

American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Dan Rather

A Genealogy Cartoon about Queen Victoria and Her Relatives

It is the First Day of the Month: Back Up Your Genealogy Files

Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events

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Genealogy News Bytes – 26 April 2019


Some of the genealogy news items across my desktop the last three days include:

1)  News Articles:


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Ancestry’s IPO Talk Shows How Consumer DNA Testing Has Matured






2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

Friday Finds 26 April 2019


3)  Genealogy Education – Webinars:

 GeneaWebinars Calendar


*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar – Tuesday, 30 April 7 p.m. PDT:  English Parish Records: More than Hatch, Match and Dispatch, by Helen V. Smith

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar – Wednesday, 1 May 11 a.m. PDT:  How to Use Autosomal DNA to Resolve Historical Paternity Cases, by Ugo Perego

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:   Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage 2019 edition, by Sunny Morton

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  How I Built My Own Brick Wall,by Rebecca Whitford Koford


*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Finding Your 17th Century Ancestors in England, by Paul Milner

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  England’s Quarter Sessions Records, by Paul Milner

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar: Making Sense of the English Census, by Paul Milner

4)  Genealogy Education – Podcasts:

*  Fisher’s Top Tips Podcast:  #65 – Marking Your Pictures

*  The Photo Detective Podcast:  Episode 38: The Last Muster Journey



5)  Genealogy Education – Video:

*  23andMe YouTube:  DNA Day Videos (many)

MyHeritage YouTube:  DNA Day Videos (many)


*  Boundless Genealogy YouTube:  Genealogy Brick Wall Bertha Case Study: Step 1

*  The BYU Family History Library Library YouTube:  The Knowles Collection- Todd Knowles


*  Family History Fanatics YouTube:  Family Activities to Involve Children in Family History






8)  Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes – 23 April 2019?

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