Friday Genealogy News for the week of Jan 31st-Feb 6th



  • – They are reaching out to RootsTech attendees for feedback on new features. If you plan on going, follow the link to Dick Eastman’s newsletter announcement about it and sign up.
  • Family Search – Follow the link to Dick Eastman’s newsletter that explains new indexed and imaged records for the United States and El Salvador!
  • Billion Graves – Billion Graves is now doing photo requests for graves. Check out their blog for more information.
  • DNA – Not sure what DNA test to take? The Legal Genealogist breaks down the tests and which to take for what you want as well as how to get the most bang for your buck!


  • Genealogy Do-Over – From the geneabloggers website on the Do-Over project, this is a wonderful article about building a research tool-box to use. Great resources and information!
  • Hoosier State Chronicles – The Hoosier State Chronicles added new newspapers! The Evansville Daily Journal from 1848-1859 and more issues of The South Bend News-Times up through 1922.
  • Dear Myrtle’s – Check out her listing of webinars for this week including an organizational course on Sunday!
  • Rosa Parks –  Rosa Parks memorabilia available opened to the public for the first time
  • Google Tricks – Google search tricks you may not know about
  • Creating Mapped Stories – To help you see a mapped view of where your ancestors have been with historical events
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  1. Great links – Thank you!

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