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:* [SCGS] Jamboree 2021 Is Going Virtual!* Virtual Celtic Connections Conference Registrations are Now Open* Ancestry Library Edition Remote Access Extended* The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Announce Society Grants Program and New Unsung Heroes Program Nominees2) New or Updated Record Collections:* Friday Finds 29 May 2020* New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 May 2020* New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 29 May 2020* MyHeritage Adds Exclusive New Record Collection: Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Death Index 1870–19403) Genealogy Education – Webinars (times are US Pacific):* GeneaWebinars Calendar* View RootsTech 2020 Videos for FREE!* FREE! Family History Library Online Classes June 2020* MyHeritage Online Events in May–June* June 2020 Virtual Genealogy and Local History Calendar* Upcoming Family Tree Webinar – Tuesday, 2 June, 7 p.m.: Sources for Landed and Titled People, by Paul Milner* Upcoming Family Tree Webinar – Wednesday, 3 June, 11 a.m.: “What are the Odds?” An online tool that can help solve DNA puzzles, by Jonny Perl* Archived Family Tree Webinar: Mistrust Transcriptions: And Here’s Why, by Dr. Bruce Durie* Archived Family Tree Webinar: Fridays in May: Your Questions Answered LIVE—More Tech with Thomas, by Thomas MacEntee* Archived Family Tree Webinar: Tech Zone: Organize Your Bookmarks in Google Chrome, by Lisa Lisson4) Genealogy Education – Podcasts:* Ancestral Findings: Genealogy Again: Breathing New Life in Your Family Research | AF-3495) Genealogy Videos (YouTube):* DearMYRTLE: WACKY Wednesday – The Archive Lady & Time Lines* Family History Fanatics: Ancestry vs MyHeritage: DNA ThruLines vs Theories of Family Relativity* Family History Ron: Q&A with Family History Ron 28 May 2020* FamilySearch: Live with Stephen Valentine* Findmypast: Family History ‘Wow’ Moments – Findmypast Live 10 April 2020 | Findmypast* Findmypast: Tracing Italian Ancestors – Expert Q&A | Findmypast* Genealogy TV: Ancestry.com’s New StoryScout™ Feature (June 2020)* GeneaVlogger: Professional Genealogist Reacts I Found Out My Dad’s Not My Biological Father Through A DNA Test – 1* Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems: How to Save Your Genealogy Research from Destruction & Faruq Tauheed Interview “Roots Less Traveled”* Lisa Lisson: Where To Look For That Family Bible6) Genealogy Bargains:* Genealogy Bargains – Friday, May 29th 20207) Did you miss the last Genealogy News Bytes – 26 May 2020 ?==============================================The URL for this post is: https://www.geneamusings.com/2020/05/genealogy-news-bytes-friday-29-may-2020.htmlCopyright (c) 2020, Randall J. SeaverPlease comment on this post on the website by clicking the URL above and then the “Comments” link at the bottom of each post. Share it on Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest using the icons below. Or contact me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genealogy News Bytes – Friday, 29 May 2020