Welcome to Genealogy News Bytes, posted on Tuesday afternoon and Friday afternoon, where we try to highlight the most important genealogy and family history news and education items that came across our desktop over the past three days.1) News Articles:*
“I don’t need backups. I’ve got my files synced.” Wrong! I have written many times about the need for genealogists and most everyone else to make frequent backups I won’t repeat all that here. You can find my past articles
Attention dead ends in my family tree: I’m coming after you with my new secret weapon. You cannot hide.A few days ago I felt disappointed with my system for finding vital records. I’ve got Grandpa’s hometown’s vital records on my
The following announcement was written by Findmypast: Findmypast round-off their month of Second World War releases with fascinating new military records from the British Army and Royal Air Force British Army Service Records This essential military collection has been enhanced
Beginners Guide: Preparation for a Zoom Meeting To use the Zoom meeting on a PC or Apple computer we recommend downloading and installing the Zoom application/program in advance of the meeting. For smartphones and Kindles go to the App Store
Posted by Jean-Yves on May 6, 2020 The Arolsen Archives–International Centre on Nazi Persecution, formerly known as the International Tracing Service, has a collection of information on about 17.5 million people and belongs to UNESCO’s Memory of the World initiative.
During this COVID-19 crisis of 2020, everyone has unusual experiences whether related to employment, getting supplies, not seeing and hugging family members, etc. However, do look back to 1918 with the Spanish Flu worldwide and see how different and what
National Genealogical Society Providing Free Access toNGS Monthly Archives Through 31 July 2020During this time when so many Americans must stay at home, the National Genealogical Society (NGS) is offering non-members free access to five years of NGS Monthly. Starting immediately