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  • Have you ever used Gedmatch for DNA? It’s a great website and free to anyone who has taken a DNA test from any of the major companies. Check out a webinar on some basics of GEDmatch from Angie Bush here.
  • Speaking of DNA and Angie Bush, she also did a short video on the FTDNA chromosome browser with Dear Myrtle, which you can find here.
  • Ever wondered about why or how you should join a lineage society? posted a short video on just that.
  • Legacy Family Tree has a free webinar today, in a few short hours (2pm eastern). It’s called “Hookers, Crooks, and Kooks – Aunt Merle Didn’t Run a Boarding House” by Jana Sloan Broglin. Register here for free!


  • FindMyPast has new records! Check out EOGN for last week’s additions and FindMyPast Fridays for this week’s additions (British newspapers, World War I records, wills index for Essex, and New South Wales records!).
  • FamilySearch also added a number of records from the Czech Republic, Mexico, New Zealand, Ukraine, and the US. Check out a list here.


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