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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection

George G. Morgan & Drew Smith

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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection
The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection

The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection

George G. Morgan & Drew Smith

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"The Genealogy Guys" are two avid genealogists who host a weekly chat. The podcast includes news of the genealogy community, book and software reviews, guest interviews, and a lot of fun chat.

Latest Episodes

Genealogy Connection #060 - Elissa Scalise Powell, Speaker and Instructor

Elissa Powell is a popular Pittsburgh-area genealogy speaker and instructor. She has been heavily involved with the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and she is the co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). You can find out more about Elissa and her available lectures athttp://www.powellgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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Genealogy Connection #060 - Elissa Scalise Powell, Speaker and Instructor

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #366

News You Can Use and Share Unsung Heroes Awards for 3Q2019 will be announced at the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Washington, DC, this coming week. Ancestry.com has published two unique Holocaust Records collections for free, making them searchable for the first time. Ancestry.com has announced that it now shows parental relationships on each person. Vivid-Pix launched its Zoom/Transcribe software update on July 9th at the Allen County Public Library. Yankee Publishing has acquired Family Tree Magazine. American Ancestors and the Archdiocese of Boston have announced a major expansion in their partnership to digitize important sacramental records in the history of Boston’s Catholic Church. Findmypast.com has announced numerous changes to a number of their collections: Middlesex Baptisms; Huddersfield Baptisms; Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions; Essex Baptism Index, Marriages and Banns, and Burial Index; Derbyshire Births and Baptisms; Kent Burials; Maryland Index to Colonial Probate Records; and Maryland Wills and Probate Records. FamilySearch has announced that users can now correct name indexing errors in records. Drew discusses many new and expanded collections from FamilySearch. Book Review George delivers a review of David McCullough’s book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. The book brings to life the stories of the New Englanders who migrated west to settle the Old Northwest Territory, especially Ohio. Highly recommended. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on what happens to DNA samples after they arrive at the testing labs. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discussesusing YouTube for learning more about genealogical resources. U.S. National Archives, https://www.youtube.com/USNationalArchives Library of Congress, https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryOfCongress The National Archives UK, https://www.youtube.com/c/TheNationalArchivesUK The British Library, https://www.youtube.com/britishlibrary National Archives of Australia, https://www.youtube.com/user/NationalArchives1 Archives New Zealand, https://www.youtube.com/user/archivesnz Library and Archives Canada, https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryArchiveCanada National Genealogical Society, https://www.youtube.com/user/NGSGenealogy Ohio Genealogical Society, https://www.youtube.com/user/OhioGenealogicalSoci Ancestry.com, https://www.youtube.com/user/AncestryCom/ Findmypast, https://www.youtube.com/user/findmypast MyHeritage, https://www.youtube.com/user/MyHeritageLtd/ Fold3, https://www.youtube.com/user/Fold3Team GenealogyBank, https://www.youtube.com/user/GenealogyBank Cyndi's List - How To - Internet Video, https://www.cyndislist.com/how-to/internet-video/ Cyndi's List - Video & Audio - Internet Audio & Video, https://www.cyndislist.com/video/internet/ Our Listeners Talk to Us Don writes about DD-214 forms given to military personnel at the time of their discharge. Trisha asks Drew for recommendations about how to catalog Civil War books and manuscripts in their library. Margie writes to further discuss Bishops Transcripts of English and Welsh parish registers. Laura wants to know more about the demographics of AncestryDNA matches. Tom wants to know more about American social life in the late 1890s, and George finds a book for him. Mike shares details about how he has organized his genealogical records. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! You can also tell your friends or your society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy. Join The Genealogy Squad Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad/. Listen for a major announcement from The GuysonOctober 1, 2019!

72 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #366

Genealogy Connection #059 - Patricia Walls Stamm, Researcher, Speaker, Educator

Pat Stamm is a popular genealogy speaker and long-time genealogy educator, who specializes in research in the St. Louis, Missouri area. You can find out more about Pat and her available lectures athttp://stlouisgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

52 MINAUG 12
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Genealogy Connection #059 - Patricia Walls Stamm, Researcher, Speaker, Educator

Genealogy Connection #058 - Shannon Combs-Bennett, Researcher, Speaker, Author

Shannon Combs-Bennett is a popular genealogy speaker and writer. Her new book, co-authored with Brianne Kirkpatrick, is entitled The DNA Guide for Adoptees: How to Use Genealogy and Genetics to Uncover Your Roots, Connect with Your Biological Family, and Better Understand Your Medical History. You can read more from Shannon at her blog Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

54 MINJUL 23
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Genealogy Connection #058 - Shannon Combs-Bennett, Researcher, Speaker, Author

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

News You Can Use and Share The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce that nominations for the Unsung Heroes Awards for the 3rd quarter of 2019 are being accepted until midnight Eastern Time on 1 August 2019. Learn more at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/06/genealogy-guys-and-vivid-pix-announce.html and at Aha! Seminars, Inc., at https://ahaseminars.com/. MyHeritage has begun selling DNA kits at Costco in the UK, added new features to its mobile app, and introduced the “Genealogy Basics” Blog Series. The schedule and details about MyHeritage LIVE in Amsterdam on 6-8 September 2019 have been announced. Details can be found at https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/myheritage-live-2019s-schedule-genealogy-dna-and-so-much-more/. RootsMagic has upgraded and enhanced its Live Chat support at its website. This complements their telephone support and other customer support resources. Penguin Random House has posted the winning bid to acquire the book publishing rights for F+W Media, which includes Family Tree Books. American Ancestors, the online site of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, commemorates Juneteenth with the launch of a new website: The GU Memory Project is named for Georgetown University and the 272 enslaved individuals listed on the 1838 bill of sale, and theGU272Memory Project website (gu272.americanancestors.org) features fully documented genealogies of the families who were sold, along with audio interviews of their modern descendants speaking about a wide range of topics, from personal memories of family members to racism in America. Findmypast announces new and updated collections including: the Greater London Burial Index; New Jersey Marriage Index, 1901-2016; International Records Update for Sweden, Iceland, and Luxembourg; Lancastershire Baptisms, Marriages and Banns, and Burials; and updates to its British and Irish newspapers. Ancestry unveiled over 225 new AncestryDNA communities and moved its ThruLines, MyTreeTags, and Improved DNA Matches out of beta and into production. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch, including some massive new collections. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the reasons for Y-DNA testing, how to choose the most appropriate Y-DNA test, and when to upgrade. Get more from Blaine in the Genetic Genealogy Tips and Techniques group on Facebook, and at Blaine's DNA Central subscription site. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses Using Tabs in Your Browser. Tab tools: OneTab - Chrome & Firefox https://www.one-tab.com Humble New Tab - Chrome & Firefox https://ibillingsley.ca Toby - Better Than Bookmarks - Chrome & Firefox http://www.gettoby.com Tabli - Chrome https://www.gettabli.com TabLister - Safari https://safari-extensions.apple.com/details/?id=com.paulgriffinpetty.tablister-54DM2A49PR See also: 14 Best tab managers for Chrome as of 2019 https://www.slant.co/topics/7734/~tab-managers-for-chrome The Best Chrome Extensions for Managing Tabs https://www.howtogeek.com/354145/the-best-chrome-extensions-for-managing-tabs/ The 10 Best Extensions for Chrome Tab Management https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-extensions-chrome-tab-management/ The Best Firefox Extensions for Managing Tabs https://www.howtogeek.com/357715/the-best-firefox-extensions-for-managing-tabs/ 12 Incredibly Useful Ways to Manage Multiple Tabs in Firefox https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-incredibly-useful-ways-manage-multiple-tabs-firefox/ How to use Safari’s tab management and bookmark stashing to avoid losing web pages https://www.macworld.com/article/3267710/safari-tab-management.html 8 Ways to Manage Tabs in Microsoft Edge Browser https://www.webnots.com/8-ways-to-manage-tabs-in-microsoft-edge-browser/ Get more from Cyndi Ingle at Cyndi's List (cyndislist.com). Our Listeners Talk to Us Chris wrote about seeking a GEDCOM splitter program for use in breaking his large tree into pieces. He found a program called Splitter at htt

76 MINJUL 8
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

Genealogy Connection #057 - Janet Hovorka, Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur

Janet Hovorka, the "Chart Chick", is the co-owner with her husband Kim of Family Chartmasters, a company that produces beautiful printed family trees. She is a popular speaker at genealogy conferences and the author of the Zap the Grandma Gap books. Learn more about Janet at janethovorka.com. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

45 MINJUN 24
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Genealogy Connection #057 - Janet Hovorka, Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #364

Our podcast hosting service, Libsyn, has partnered with Entercom to distribute podcasts on Radio.com. That means that this podcast will be available there. Drew talks about Apple’s announcement that it is discontinuing iTunes in the next version of the macOS, Catalina, and what that means for music, podcast, and television users who upgrade their Mac's operating system this fall. The launch of the new Facebook group page, The Genealogy Squad, took place on May 6, 2019. Membership is nearing 15,000. You can join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad. And read our blog posting at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/06/the-genealogy-squad-you-are-not-alone.html about where our members are located. News You Can Use and Share New historical birth, marriage, and death registers for Ireland are available at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie. Findmypast has released Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Death & Burial Index records, Pennsylvania Register of Mine Accidents, Cardiganshire Baptisms, Marriages & Banns, and Burials, Kent Baptisms, Marriages & Banns, and Burials, Phillimore Marriage Registers, and updates to Italian and Danish records. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch. Blaine T. Bettinger's DNA Segment This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on creating a DNA testing strategy that will both fit your budget and will get your DNA testing data on as many sites as feasible. Cyndi Ingle's "Cyndi Says" Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses how you can use Google to search for specific file types. File types indexable by Google: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35287?hl=en filetype:pdf filetype:doc or filetype:docx filetype:xls or filetype:xlsx filetype:ppt or filetype:pptx filetype:kml or filetype:kmz Our Listeners Talk to Us Katherine writes to tell us she earlier connected with one of our Unsung Heroes Award winners, Stacy Ashmore Cole. Scott, Gloria, and Katherine wrote praising the Genealogy Connection interview with Sunny Morton. Debra wrote about how much she enjoyed the Genealogy Connection interview with Russ Worthington. She also shared two good tips. Tom wants help and advice about splitting his existing single family tree at Ancestry into multiple trees. Listener suggestions and insights are welcome. The Guys discuss how they have their home genealogical research workspaces set up, and how George has created lighting under his hutch. The Guys share some of their upcoming speaking schedules. You can always learn more at https://ahaseminars.com/eventListings.php?nm=52. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! You can also tell your friends or your society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy.

71 MINJUN 18
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #364

Genealogy Connection #056 - Sunny Morton, Writer and Speaker

Sunny Morton is an internationally known and award-winning writer and speaker. In this episode, Sunny shares her thoughts about writing, and discusses her upcoming book about using U.S. church records for genealogical research. Find out more about Sunny at sunnymorton.com. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

56 MINJUN 3
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Genealogy Connection #056 - Sunny Morton, Writer and Speaker

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #363

The Guys have resolved the high-pitched sound problem and have replaced the six affected episodes (GGP 359, 360, 351 & GC 52, 53, 54) with clean ones. Read more at our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/05/6-previous-episodes-re-released-with.html. Winners of the Unsung Heroes Awards for 2Q2019 will be announced on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank. A special presentation will be made at 1:30 PM in the convention center lobby, followed by the remainder in the Exhibit Hall at the Flip-Pal/Vivid-Pix booth. The launch of the new Facebook group page, The Genealogy Squad, took place on May 6, 2019. Membership has topped 11,800 in just three weeks and is still growing fast. The principals are Blaine T. Bettinger, Cyndi Ingle, George G. Morgan, and Drew Smith. You can join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad. News You Can Use and Share MyHeritage announced the launch of the MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry test on May 20, 2019. It includes dozens of personalized and easy-to-understand health reports in addition to the ethnicity results, a chromosome browser, and matching with others in their database. A new kit is $199; an upgrade to your existing DNA kit is $120. Read their announcement at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/search/label/MyHeritage%20Health%20%26%20Ancestry%20Test and learn more at their website. Ancestry announced that it has surpassed 15 million members in its DNA network. Findmypast has announced the launch of ancestor sharing for users with family trees online. This is an optional feature. Findmypast has released Queensland Soldier Portraits (1914-1918), and has announced the launch of over 114 million new birth, christening, marriage, death, and burial records covering 20 European nations (1502-1960). FamilySearch celebrates 20 years online. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the researcher's problem of confirmation bias, and how it can affect both DNA-based research and traditional genealogical research. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment highlights web resources about archives. She provides links to: Alabama Mosaic,http://www.alabamamosaic.org Alaska’s Digital Archives,http://vilda.alaska.edu Arizona Memory Project,http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov Arkansas History Commission (AHC),http://www.ark-ives.com Online Archive of California,http://www.oac.cdlib.org Colorado Virtual Library,http://www.coloradovirtuallibrary.org Connecticut Digital Collections,http://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org/dld/CT_Digital_Collections State of Delaware – Digital Archives,http://archives.delaware.gov/exhibits/exhibits-toc.shtml Florida Memory,https://www.floridamemory.com Georgia’s Virtual Vault,http://cdm.georgiaarchives.org:2011/cdm/ Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections,https://digitalcollections.hawaii.gov/greenstone3/library Idaho State Archives,http://history.idaho.gov/idaho-state-archives Illinois Digital Archives,http://www.idaillinois.org Indiana Digital Archives,https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Iowa Heritage Digital Collections,http://www.iowaheritage.org Kansas Memory,http://www.kansasmemory.org Kentucky Digital Library,http://kdl.kyvl.org Louisiana Digital Library,http://louisianadigitallibrary.org/ Maine Memory Network,http://www.mainememory.net Archives of Maryland Online,http://aomol.msa.maryland.gov/html/index.html Digital Commonwealth - Massachusetts Collections Online,https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org Seeking Michigan,http://seekingmichigan.org Minnesota Reflections,http://reflections.mndigital.org MDAH Digital Archives - Mississippi Department of Archives and History,http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/ Missouri Digital Heritage,http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh Montana Memory Project,http://montanamemory.org Nebraska State Historical Society,http://nebraskahistory.org/index.shtml Nevada State Library, Archives

70 MINMAY 28
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #363

Genealogy Connection #055 - Russ Worthington, Technology Educator

Russ Worthington may be best known to genealogists as "Cousin Russ," an actual cousin of and friend to DearMyrtle. Russ blogs and speaks online and at conferences about genealogy database software and other technology topics. Russ and Drew talk about the use of online tools and video to educate genealogists, and why Russ doesn't have any brick walls (yet). Find out about where you can see and read more from Russ at this page:http://dearmyrtle.com/blog2/index.php/2017/10/03/who-is-cousin-russ/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

51 MINMAY 22
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Genealogy Connection #055 - Russ Worthington, Technology Educator

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Genealogy Connection #060 - Elissa Scalise Powell, Speaker and Instructor

Elissa Powell is a popular Pittsburgh-area genealogy speaker and instructor. She has been heavily involved with the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and she is the co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). You can find out more about Elissa and her available lectures athttp://www.powellgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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Genealogy Connection #060 - Elissa Scalise Powell, Speaker and Instructor

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #366

News You Can Use and Share Unsung Heroes Awards for 3Q2019 will be announced at the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Washington, DC, this coming week. Ancestry.com has published two unique Holocaust Records collections for free, making them searchable for the first time. Ancestry.com has announced that it now shows parental relationships on each person. Vivid-Pix launched its Zoom/Transcribe software update on July 9th at the Allen County Public Library. Yankee Publishing has acquired Family Tree Magazine. American Ancestors and the Archdiocese of Boston have announced a major expansion in their partnership to digitize important sacramental records in the history of Boston’s Catholic Church. Findmypast.com has announced numerous changes to a number of their collections: Middlesex Baptisms; Huddersfield Baptisms; Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions; Essex Baptism Index, Marriages and Banns, and Burial Index; Derbyshire Births and Baptisms; Kent Burials; Maryland Index to Colonial Probate Records; and Maryland Wills and Probate Records. FamilySearch has announced that users can now correct name indexing errors in records. Drew discusses many new and expanded collections from FamilySearch. Book Review George delivers a review of David McCullough’s book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. The book brings to life the stories of the New Englanders who migrated west to settle the Old Northwest Territory, especially Ohio. Highly recommended. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on what happens to DNA samples after they arrive at the testing labs. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discussesusing YouTube for learning more about genealogical resources. U.S. National Archives, https://www.youtube.com/USNationalArchives Library of Congress, https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryOfCongress The National Archives UK, https://www.youtube.com/c/TheNationalArchivesUK The British Library, https://www.youtube.com/britishlibrary National Archives of Australia, https://www.youtube.com/user/NationalArchives1 Archives New Zealand, https://www.youtube.com/user/archivesnz Library and Archives Canada, https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryArchiveCanada National Genealogical Society, https://www.youtube.com/user/NGSGenealogy Ohio Genealogical Society, https://www.youtube.com/user/OhioGenealogicalSoci Ancestry.com, https://www.youtube.com/user/AncestryCom/ Findmypast, https://www.youtube.com/user/findmypast MyHeritage, https://www.youtube.com/user/MyHeritageLtd/ Fold3, https://www.youtube.com/user/Fold3Team GenealogyBank, https://www.youtube.com/user/GenealogyBank Cyndi's List - How To - Internet Video, https://www.cyndislist.com/how-to/internet-video/ Cyndi's List - Video & Audio - Internet Audio & Video, https://www.cyndislist.com/video/internet/ Our Listeners Talk to Us Don writes about DD-214 forms given to military personnel at the time of their discharge. Trisha asks Drew for recommendations about how to catalog Civil War books and manuscripts in their library. Margie writes to further discuss Bishops Transcripts of English and Welsh parish registers. Laura wants to know more about the demographics of AncestryDNA matches. Tom wants to know more about American social life in the late 1890s, and George finds a book for him. Mike shares details about how he has organized his genealogical records. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! You can also tell your friends or your society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy. Join The Genealogy Squad Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad/. Listen for a major announcement from The GuysonOctober 1, 2019!

72 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #366

Genealogy Connection #059 - Patricia Walls Stamm, Researcher, Speaker, Educator

Pat Stamm is a popular genealogy speaker and long-time genealogy educator, who specializes in research in the St. Louis, Missouri area. You can find out more about Pat and her available lectures athttp://stlouisgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

52 MINAUG 12
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Genealogy Connection #059 - Patricia Walls Stamm, Researcher, Speaker, Educator

Genealogy Connection #058 - Shannon Combs-Bennett, Researcher, Speaker, Author

Shannon Combs-Bennett is a popular genealogy speaker and writer. Her new book, co-authored with Brianne Kirkpatrick, is entitled The DNA Guide for Adoptees: How to Use Genealogy and Genetics to Uncover Your Roots, Connect with Your Biological Family, and Better Understand Your Medical History. You can read more from Shannon at her blog Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

54 MINJUL 23
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Genealogy Connection #058 - Shannon Combs-Bennett, Researcher, Speaker, Author

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

News You Can Use and Share The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce that nominations for the Unsung Heroes Awards for the 3rd quarter of 2019 are being accepted until midnight Eastern Time on 1 August 2019. Learn more at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/06/genealogy-guys-and-vivid-pix-announce.html and at Aha! Seminars, Inc., at https://ahaseminars.com/. MyHeritage has begun selling DNA kits at Costco in the UK, added new features to its mobile app, and introduced the “Genealogy Basics” Blog Series. The schedule and details about MyHeritage LIVE in Amsterdam on 6-8 September 2019 have been announced. Details can be found at https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/myheritage-live-2019s-schedule-genealogy-dna-and-so-much-more/. RootsMagic has upgraded and enhanced its Live Chat support at its website. This complements their telephone support and other customer support resources. Penguin Random House has posted the winning bid to acquire the book publishing rights for F+W Media, which includes Family Tree Books. American Ancestors, the online site of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, commemorates Juneteenth with the launch of a new website: The GU Memory Project is named for Georgetown University and the 272 enslaved individuals listed on the 1838 bill of sale, and theGU272Memory Project website (gu272.americanancestors.org) features fully documented genealogies of the families who were sold, along with audio interviews of their modern descendants speaking about a wide range of topics, from personal memories of family members to racism in America. Findmypast announces new and updated collections including: the Greater London Burial Index; New Jersey Marriage Index, 1901-2016; International Records Update for Sweden, Iceland, and Luxembourg; Lancastershire Baptisms, Marriages and Banns, and Burials; and updates to its British and Irish newspapers. Ancestry unveiled over 225 new AncestryDNA communities and moved its ThruLines, MyTreeTags, and Improved DNA Matches out of beta and into production. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch, including some massive new collections. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the reasons for Y-DNA testing, how to choose the most appropriate Y-DNA test, and when to upgrade. Get more from Blaine in the Genetic Genealogy Tips and Techniques group on Facebook, and at Blaine's DNA Central subscription site. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses Using Tabs in Your Browser. Tab tools: OneTab - Chrome & Firefox https://www.one-tab.com Humble New Tab - Chrome & Firefox https://ibillingsley.ca Toby - Better Than Bookmarks - Chrome & Firefox http://www.gettoby.com Tabli - Chrome https://www.gettabli.com TabLister - Safari https://safari-extensions.apple.com/details/?id=com.paulgriffinpetty.tablister-54DM2A49PR See also: 14 Best tab managers for Chrome as of 2019 https://www.slant.co/topics/7734/~tab-managers-for-chrome The Best Chrome Extensions for Managing Tabs https://www.howtogeek.com/354145/the-best-chrome-extensions-for-managing-tabs/ The 10 Best Extensions for Chrome Tab Management https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-extensions-chrome-tab-management/ The Best Firefox Extensions for Managing Tabs https://www.howtogeek.com/357715/the-best-firefox-extensions-for-managing-tabs/ 12 Incredibly Useful Ways to Manage Multiple Tabs in Firefox https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-incredibly-useful-ways-manage-multiple-tabs-firefox/ How to use Safari’s tab management and bookmark stashing to avoid losing web pages https://www.macworld.com/article/3267710/safari-tab-management.html 8 Ways to Manage Tabs in Microsoft Edge Browser https://www.webnots.com/8-ways-to-manage-tabs-in-microsoft-edge-browser/ Get more from Cyndi Ingle at Cyndi's List (cyndislist.com). Our Listeners Talk to Us Chris wrote about seeking a GEDCOM splitter program for use in breaking his large tree into pieces. He found a program called Splitter at htt

76 MINJUL 8
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

Genealogy Connection #057 - Janet Hovorka, Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur

Janet Hovorka, the "Chart Chick", is the co-owner with her husband Kim of Family Chartmasters, a company that produces beautiful printed family trees. She is a popular speaker at genealogy conferences and the author of the Zap the Grandma Gap books. Learn more about Janet at janethovorka.com. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

45 MINJUN 24
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Genealogy Connection #057 - Janet Hovorka, Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #364

Our podcast hosting service, Libsyn, has partnered with Entercom to distribute podcasts on Radio.com. That means that this podcast will be available there. Drew talks about Apple’s announcement that it is discontinuing iTunes in the next version of the macOS, Catalina, and what that means for music, podcast, and television users who upgrade their Mac's operating system this fall. The launch of the new Facebook group page, The Genealogy Squad, took place on May 6, 2019. Membership is nearing 15,000. You can join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad. And read our blog posting at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/06/the-genealogy-squad-you-are-not-alone.html about where our members are located. News You Can Use and Share New historical birth, marriage, and death registers for Ireland are available at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie. Findmypast has released Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Death & Burial Index records, Pennsylvania Register of Mine Accidents, Cardiganshire Baptisms, Marriages & Banns, and Burials, Kent Baptisms, Marriages & Banns, and Burials, Phillimore Marriage Registers, and updates to Italian and Danish records. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch. Blaine T. Bettinger's DNA Segment This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on creating a DNA testing strategy that will both fit your budget and will get your DNA testing data on as many sites as feasible. Cyndi Ingle's "Cyndi Says" Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses how you can use Google to search for specific file types. File types indexable by Google: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35287?hl=en filetype:pdf filetype:doc or filetype:docx filetype:xls or filetype:xlsx filetype:ppt or filetype:pptx filetype:kml or filetype:kmz Our Listeners Talk to Us Katherine writes to tell us she earlier connected with one of our Unsung Heroes Award winners, Stacy Ashmore Cole. Scott, Gloria, and Katherine wrote praising the Genealogy Connection interview with Sunny Morton. Debra wrote about how much she enjoyed the Genealogy Connection interview with Russ Worthington. She also shared two good tips. Tom wants help and advice about splitting his existing single family tree at Ancestry into multiple trees. Listener suggestions and insights are welcome. The Guys discuss how they have their home genealogical research workspaces set up, and how George has created lighting under his hutch. The Guys share some of their upcoming speaking schedules. You can always learn more at https://ahaseminars.com/eventListings.php?nm=52. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! You can also tell your friends or your society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy.

71 MINJUN 18
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #364

Genealogy Connection #056 - Sunny Morton, Writer and Speaker

Sunny Morton is an internationally known and award-winning writer and speaker. In this episode, Sunny shares her thoughts about writing, and discusses her upcoming book about using U.S. church records for genealogical research. Find out more about Sunny at sunnymorton.com. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

56 MINJUN 3
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Genealogy Connection #056 - Sunny Morton, Writer and Speaker

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #363

The Guys have resolved the high-pitched sound problem and have replaced the six affected episodes (GGP 359, 360, 351 & GC 52, 53, 54) with clean ones. Read more at our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/05/6-previous-episodes-re-released-with.html. Winners of the Unsung Heroes Awards for 2Q2019 will be announced on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank. A special presentation will be made at 1:30 PM in the convention center lobby, followed by the remainder in the Exhibit Hall at the Flip-Pal/Vivid-Pix booth. The launch of the new Facebook group page, The Genealogy Squad, took place on May 6, 2019. Membership has topped 11,800 in just three weeks and is still growing fast. The principals are Blaine T. Bettinger, Cyndi Ingle, George G. Morgan, and Drew Smith. You can join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad. News You Can Use and Share MyHeritage announced the launch of the MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry test on May 20, 2019. It includes dozens of personalized and easy-to-understand health reports in addition to the ethnicity results, a chromosome browser, and matching with others in their database. A new kit is $199; an upgrade to your existing DNA kit is $120. Read their announcement at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/search/label/MyHeritage%20Health%20%26%20Ancestry%20Test and learn more at their website. Ancestry announced that it has surpassed 15 million members in its DNA network. Findmypast has announced the launch of ancestor sharing for users with family trees online. This is an optional feature. Findmypast has released Queensland Soldier Portraits (1914-1918), and has announced the launch of over 114 million new birth, christening, marriage, death, and burial records covering 20 European nations (1502-1960). FamilySearch celebrates 20 years online. Drew recaps some major record additions at FamilySearch. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the researcher's problem of confirmation bias, and how it can affect both DNA-based research and traditional genealogical research. Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment highlights web resources about archives. She provides links to: Alabama Mosaic,http://www.alabamamosaic.org Alaska’s Digital Archives,http://vilda.alaska.edu Arizona Memory Project,http://azmemory.azlibrary.gov Arkansas History Commission (AHC),http://www.ark-ives.com Online Archive of California,http://www.oac.cdlib.org Colorado Virtual Library,http://www.coloradovirtuallibrary.org Connecticut Digital Collections,http://libguides.ctstatelibrary.org/dld/CT_Digital_Collections State of Delaware – Digital Archives,http://archives.delaware.gov/exhibits/exhibits-toc.shtml Florida Memory,https://www.floridamemory.com Georgia’s Virtual Vault,http://cdm.georgiaarchives.org:2011/cdm/ Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections,https://digitalcollections.hawaii.gov/greenstone3/library Idaho State Archives,http://history.idaho.gov/idaho-state-archives Illinois Digital Archives,http://www.idaillinois.org Indiana Digital Archives,https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Iowa Heritage Digital Collections,http://www.iowaheritage.org Kansas Memory,http://www.kansasmemory.org Kentucky Digital Library,http://kdl.kyvl.org Louisiana Digital Library,http://louisianadigitallibrary.org/ Maine Memory Network,http://www.mainememory.net Archives of Maryland Online,http://aomol.msa.maryland.gov/html/index.html Digital Commonwealth - Massachusetts Collections Online,https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org Seeking Michigan,http://seekingmichigan.org Minnesota Reflections,http://reflections.mndigital.org MDAH Digital Archives - Mississippi Department of Archives and History,http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/ Missouri Digital Heritage,http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh Montana Memory Project,http://montanamemory.org Nebraska State Historical Society,http://nebraskahistory.org/index.shtml Nevada State Library, Archives

70 MINMAY 28
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast #363

Genealogy Connection #055 - Russ Worthington, Technology Educator

Russ Worthington may be best known to genealogists as "Cousin Russ," an actual cousin of and friend to DearMyrtle. Russ blogs and speaks online and at conferences about genealogy database software and other technology topics. Russ and Drew talk about the use of online tools and video to educate genealogists, and why Russ doesn't have any brick walls (yet). Find out about where you can see and read more from Russ at this page:http://dearmyrtle.com/blog2/index.php/2017/10/03/who-is-cousin-russ/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog athttp://blog.genealogyguys.comfor more news and interesting ideas foryourgenealogy.

51 MINMAY 22
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Genealogy Connection #055 - Russ Worthington, Technology Educator

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