- “Increasing ‘In Common With’ (ICW) Functionality at Family Tree DNA” by Roberta Estes on her blog DNAeXplained
- “RootsTech 2017 Pass Giveaway: Memories of LeVar Burton” by Diana Elder on her blog The Family Locket – what a great giveaway!
- Randy Seaver from Genea-Musings is ALSO giving away a RootsTech Pass! Read more here!
- “Quick Tip – New Netherland Digitization Projects” by Yvette Hoitink on her blog Dutch Genealogy
- “What You Might Be Missing in Land Records” by Amy Johnson Crow
- “The Archive Lady – Brown Spots on Genealogy Records” by Melissa Barker on GeneaBloggers
- “Celebrate Halloween with these Characters from the Records” by Kristen Hyde on the Ancestry Blog
- “CONTEST: Win a $500 Amazon Genealogy Shopping Spree from Genealogy Bargains” on Geneabloggers! Read more about it here.
- “Genealogy Bargains for Friday 28 October 2016” on Geneabloggers
- Dick Eastman’s blog offers a few good articles:
- “Boolean Basics – Part #1“
- “Art of Transcription: A Practical Guide” (reposted on his site and written by Sarah Minegar)
- “Living DNA Offers a ‘High Definition’ View of Your Family History“
- “The Genealogy Guys Podcast #316 – 2016 October 23” – this includes information on the We’re Related App from Ancestry, FindMyPast releases, new construction on the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and more!
- “Divorce, New York Style” on The Legal Genealogist by Judy G. Russell – she shares a story and a link to a podcast she participated in!
- Did you miss the NARA Virtual Fair? Don’t worry! It’s on YouTube for you to view at your leisure! Check out Day 1 and Day 2 and don’t forget to look at the schedule to get the slides and handouts (the link is to the Legal Genealogist website)!
New and Updated Records
- Dick Eastman’s Blog has a few new, upcoming, and updated records:
- “Stephenville Empire and Stephenville Tribune (Texas) Newspapers to be Digitized and Placed Online“
- “Library and Archives Canada Expands a World War I Personnel Information Site“
- “A Photograph Archive of 1920s Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Published Online“
- “Bath and North East Somerset: Records for First Three Sites now Available on Deceased Online“
- “The Beautiful, Forgotten and Moving Graves of New England’s Slaves“
- Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings has new and updated records for Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org!
- “FindMyPast: Gen Soc of Ireland Journals and Publications” on DearMyrtle
- FindMyPast’s Updated Friday Records Includes:
- United States, West Virginia Births
- Utah Divorces
- Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Browse
- Cavan Registers and Records
- Kilkenny Registers and Records
- Wicklow Registers and Records
- Dublin Registers and Records
- Irish Newspapers
- PERSI Monthly Image Update Browse
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