Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales January 28, 2020

Over 1,000 words. If you are interested in a specific company, scroll down to it and see its current price. Wasn’t expecting the MyHeritageDNA Sale to end so fast.

As always, check prices before you order! You can also check EBay and Amazon in case you find a lower price there, but make sure it’s for the same company and test. Some of the companies show an end date for their sale prices, but many don’t. Amazon loves to raise and lower prices on DNA tests on a somewhat regular basis, usually every few days for some of the major companies, bit less often for other companies. For EBay and Amazon purchases, always activate the test as soon as you get it to avoid problems.

Sale updates MyHeritageDNA $49 Pre-Valentine Day Sale (ends in 6 days). Dante Labs last day (January 28, 2020) to get 2-week processing for the price of 8-week processing. Sequencing.com still has the $49 kit on sale. AncestryDNA has a sale where the first kit is $99 and additional kits in the same order are $89. I checked each link below this afternoon. Still monitoring daily the sites below, but will only post an update if there are major changes; don’t expect to update any time soon unless a major price increase or decrease happens. The next major sale will be around DNA Day (April). Some companies may do intermittent sales after their current sales end, between now and DNA Day. Update to the last post Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales January 23, 2020. As of today, WeGene has not started selling $99.00 DNA kits. I check every few days as some point I expect to see them offering.

Monthly DNA price list for January 2020 Current January 2020 DNA Prices January 1, 2020. That will cover many of the lesser known DNA companies or DNA companies that don’t offer sales too often.

23andMe: https://www.23andme.com/ Ancestry (ethnicity) only kit, regular price $99**  https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-Ancestry-Personal-Genetic-Service/dp/B01LZ5K87Z/ regular price $99.00; Ancestry + Health – https://www.amazon.com  – regular price $199, but can vary every couple of days so check Amazon). VIP Health + Ancestry regular price $499 (2 kits included, a point missed by those not reading the fine print) – not seeing it on Amazon.

AncestryDNA: https://www.ancestry.com/dna/ –  regular price $99.00 for first kit, but additional kits in the same order are only $89 (basic AncestryDNA test) – note this can vary from day to day as some days, the offer isn’t offered. $99 regular price on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Ethnicity-Test/dp/B00TRLVKW0/ (Basic AncestryDNA test) , regular price $99; (Ancestry Health – (Not Available in NY, NJ, RI, or Guamhttps://www.ancestry.com/health see link for price, depending on which kit you go with, appears to be slightly different from Ancestry+Traits as it’s $30 more; Amazon AncestryDNA + Traits, https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing-Ethnicity-Traits/dp/B07J1FZQBC (cheaper if you do an upgrade from a Basic AncestryDNA test) – regular price $119.00 on Amazon. Ancestry Health Core: https://www.amazon.com/AncestryHealth-CoreTM-Genetic-Ethnicity-Available/dp/B07XGZ8ZYG/(Not Available in NY, NJ, RI, or Guam), regular price $149.00. Check other vendors, but make sure you register the kit as soon as you get it if you go this route, on Amazon as sometimes they are cheaper than the listed Amazon price in the link. The reason to activate immediately is in case someone used a stolen credit card to buy the kit.

Dante Labslast day to get 2-week processing at the 8-week processing price. Whole Genome Sequencing: https://us.dantelabs.com/products/whole-genome-sequencing Sale $599.00, regular price $899.00 (2 week processing; $899 2 week processing) choose between 2 week turnaround or 8 week turnaround (2 week turnaround tends to be higher); sale price varies as they now put three tests in the link – no end date listed, regular price varies depending on which test you click.  On Amazon, there are several listings: 1) Dante Labs Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) for Healthcare Professionals, Sequence 20000 Genes, with Personalized Report, with Saliva Collection Kitcheck Amazon; looks like they made some changes https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Dante+Labs&ref=bl_dp_s_web_0 price varies depending on test ordered price $899.00 as they sometimes temporarily offer great deals on some Dante Labs kits – see Dante Labs Amazon Sale Prices (updated September 4, 2018 with additional clarification from Dante Labs) for more details. Whole GenomeZ – Whole Genome Sequencing for Advanced Diagnostics (130X + 30X)) – https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genomez sale price $999.00 (2 week option), regular price $1,499.00.

DNAFit: https://www.dnafit.com/us//index.asp (still going on as of January 28, 2020) – up to 35% off sale through January 2020 – sale ends in bit over 3 days.

FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/ – regular price $79.00 – Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCW regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing.

Y-DNA Prices starting at $119.00
mtDNA Prices starting at $159.00

FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits):  https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/sale price $89, although prices on LivingDNA vary, still showing Black Friday Sale prices below as of January 28, 2020 (free shipping if you order 3+ kits in a single order, see chart below for prices) – https://livingdna.com/LivingDNA kits on Amazon – two kits available, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z6277D5/ – sale price $49.00 (not the same test as the Sequencing.com LivingDNA kit on sale for $49);  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07331MTY4/ – $79 sale price on Amazon,  as of January 28, 2020. They accept free limited transfers from other DNA testing companies. The below prices are only available at LivingDNA. You may want to check out Sequencing.com below as they use LivingDNA kits and are offering a great sale if you sign up for 3 months with their Silver, Gold, or Platinum plans.

DNA Starter Kit $49.00 + shipping – not on sale
DNA Ancestry Kit sale price $79 + shipping, regular price $99.00 + shipping
DNA Wellbeing Kit sale price $99 + shipping, regular price $129.00 + shipping
DNA Ancestry and Wellbeing Kit sale price $149 + shipping, regular price $179.00 + shipping

DNA Starter Kit $49.00 + shipping
DNA Testing, Global Ancestry, DNA Matching, Nutrion Report, Fitness Insight
DNA Ancestry Kit $99.00 + shipping
Recent ancestry, Sub-regional ancestry, Your DNA today, Extended ancestry, DNA matching
DNA Wellbeing Kit $129.00 + shipping
Vitamin response, Food metabolism, Nutrition Ideas, Exercise, Recovery, Exercise Ideas
DNA Ancestry and Wellbeing Kit $179.00 + shipping
Combination of the Ancestry Kit and the Wellbeing Kit

Full Genomes Corporation: https://www.fullgenomes.com/ $15 Individual SNPs.

Helix – https://www.helix.com/collections/all/ some tests, like Mayo Clinic Gene Guide, are on sale, but many aren’t (direct link to Helix list of most DNA tests offered, but it’s not the complete list as some are only listed in other parts of the Helix site); Amazon list of Helix tests doesn’t include all Helix items listed on the Helix site so you may need to search for specific tests or items if you are checking Amazon for something not in the above Amazon link. Rest of Helix DNA tests are regular price and Helix kits are regular price of $80.00 if you need a Helix DNA kit for an individual. However, Helix sometimes does limited sales so check any test you are considering to see if it’s on sale.

MyHeritageDNA https://www.myheritage.com/dna $49.00 Pre-Valentine Day Sale (ends in 6 days) – $79.00 regular price; Amazon for regular price $79.00* (still valid as of  January 28, 2020) with free shipping; Health https://www.myheritage.com/health, regular price $199.00 – on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/GENI-MH-Dna-Test-Kit/dp/B074DWG7HF regular price $199.00 with free shipping. GroupOn (for MyHeritageDNA only, not the Health add-on): https://www.groupon.com/deals/myheritage-11-26 unavailable as of January 28, 2020 – usually comes back at a later date. MyHeritageDNA accepts free limited transfers from FTDNA as well as from AncestryDNA, LivingDNA, and 23andMe (including v5 chip now). Free limited transfer of raw data from many other DNA companies although if you have a paid MyHeritage subscription, the full upgrade is free.

Rite Aid: https://www.riteaid.com/shop/23andme-genetic-personal-service 23andMe KIT ONLY $28.99 (lab fees are $70 or $170 depending on if you want health reports). Promo Code (online only) – no Promo Code  (Promo Code and discount change on a regular basis). Still available as of January 28, 2020. Possible Promo Code if you have Rite Aid’s wellness card.

Sequencing: https://sequencing.com/apps/app-market Ongoing sale – https://sequencing.com/membership/get-genome-sequenced-offer sale price $49.00, .regular price $149.00. You need to sign up for 3 months of Silver, Gold, or Platinum membership (annual membership is cheaper, but if you are not sure you want to go that route, monthly membership is available. If you cancel before the third month, you will be charged a penalty).

TeloYears https://www.teloyears.com/home/ regular prices for some things, but a limited time sale price for other things https://www.teloyears.com/home/products.html?uid=09290167Ecrf491i9 (price still valid as of January 28, 2020 although sale items vary from time to time). TeloYears Health regular price $99; TeloYears Health + Ancestry $169 (regular price $199, but seems to be a standard discount as opposed to a sale price). They also do the TribeCode tests. Not available on Amazon.

Vitagene: https://vitagene.com up to 20% off Sale  (sale still going January 28, 2020). Also, check GroupOn – https://www.groupon.com/browse/wichita?lat=37.692&lng=-97.338&query=vitagene+dna&address=Wichita&division=wichita&locale=en_US (switch from Wichita to your location)

Current sales: https://vitagene.com/shop/products-include-dna-test-kits/

Health Reports for diet, fitness, and supplementation + Ancestry + free 15 minute nutritional phone consultation. Regular price $99; on sale for $79. Believe this is the same report available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Vitagene-DNA-Test-Kit-Ancestry/dp/B01NCISWQT sale price $79.00, regular price $99.00 (available as of January 28, 2020, but usually shows back up on Amazon at some point)- price may or may not be cheaper on Amazon as they love to raise and lower the prices on a regular basis.

 

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Doc and WSU Tech team up to bring ‘Pull a Plane’ event to Wichita — B-29 Doc

Doc’s Friends and the WSU Tech Foundation will host a Pull a Plane event Saturday, April 18 at the B-29 Doc Hangar, Education and Visitors Center at Eisenhower National Airport. The unique event in Wichita will feature teams of 25 people racing to pull Doc (a restored B-29 Superfortress, weighing in at nearly 80,000 pounds)……

via Doc and WSU Tech team up to bring ‘Pull a Plane’ event to Wichita — B-29 Doc.

Each team of 25 people will raise a minimum of $2,500 in order to participate. Proceeds of the inaugural fundraiser will be shared between the WSU Tech Foundation (to finance student scholarships) and Doc’s Friends (to help broaden Doc’s operations and hangar education program). The individual who raises the most donations for the event will be rewarded with a ride in B-29 Doc.

 

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It’s Data Privacy Day—Here’s How We’re Safeguarding Your Data – Ancestry.com January 28, 2020

I saw this on Ancestry.com a little bit ago – It’s Data Privacy Day—Here’s How We’re Safeguarding Your Data: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/01/28/its-data-privacy-day-heres-how-were-safeguarding-your-data/.

Posted by Eric Heath on January 28, 2020 in Website

Today is International Data Privacy Day, a global effort held each year on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and building trust. At Ancestry, while we focus on empowering and educating individuals about privacy and data stewardship every day, Data Privacy Day is an important moment to reflect on our commitment to protecting our customers’ privacy.

At Ancestry, trust is the foundation of our relationships with our customers and we strive to provide transparent explanations of how we collect and process your dataincluding sensitive personal information like DNA—present choices to you so you feel empowered to make decisions about your data, and most critically, enable our customers to exercise control over their own data.

Ancestry also publishes a Transparency Report that details our interactions with law enforcement agencies. Today, we are publishing our 2019 report.  Our total interactions with law enforcement went down from 2018 to 2019 and we’re proud to reassure our customers that, like all years prior, Ancestry did not provide any genetic data to law enforcement in 2019.

Lastly, a note about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This law became effective in California on January 1 and Ancestry took steps to help ensure that our privacy program meets the new law’s requirements, including enhanced disclosures when Ancestry customers request their data.  Also, because Ancestry does not sell the personal information of its customers, you will not see a “Do Not Sell My Personal Data” button on our websites as you may elsewhere online.

Ancestry decided to provide the benefits of the CCPA to all our customers, not just those in California, just as we did with our compliance efforts for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation.

We all have a role to play in safeguarding our customers data and our own. Today, we encourage you to take a moment on Data Privacy Day 2020 to reset your passwords, check your sharing settings on social media, and revisit your privacy controls on Ancestry.

 

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General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum, Iola – Kansas Tuesdays January 28, 2020

In continuing my northeast journey through Kansas, I saw Iola in Allen County, Kansas. My mother’s paternal line has some roots in the area with my great-grandmother, her sons, and my great-grandfather’s brother and his family living in this area at different points in time. As usual, I do my things to see and do in Iola and came across General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum – https://www.cityofiola.com/216/General-Funston-Boyhood-Home-MuseumI was not familiar with General Frederick “Fighting Fred” Funston and decided this would be a great Kansas Tuesdays post. He fought in the Spanish–American War and the Philippine–American War. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine–American War. President Wilson considered him in early 1917 to lead any future American Expeditionary Force (AEF) should America join World War I, but the general died before the appointment was made.

Official Website: https://allencountyhistory.weebly.com/funston-boyhood-home–visitors-center.html

Hours:

TOURS:
Tuesday – Saturday
May – October: 12:30 – 4:00;
November – April: 2:00 – 4:00

Address: 14 South Washington, Iola, KS

Phone: (620) 365-3051

360 Wichita: No listing located https://www.360wichita.com/

Abandoned Playgrounds: No listing located https://abandonedplaygrounds.com/

Atlas Obscura: No listing located https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Big Kansas Road Trip (mostly Brown, Doniphan, and Nemaha Counties): No listing located – https://bigkansasroadtrip.com/

BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/burial-record/FREDERICK-FUNSTON/237346

CMOHS: http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2223/funston-frederick.php

Facebook (website, search, or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/allencountyhistory (Allen County Historical Society Facebook page which manages the Museum)

Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3527372/frederick-funston

Flickr: No listing located https://www.flickr.com/

Foursquare: No listing located https://foursquare.com/

Four States Homepage: No listing located https://www.fourstateshomepage.com/

Get Rural Kansas: No listing located http://getruralkansas.org

Gluseum: https://www.gluseum.com/US/Iola/100871543291123/Major-General-Frederick-Funston-Boyhood-Home-and-Museum and https://www.gluseum.com/US/Iola/188659781146434/Allen-County-Historical-Society%2C-Inc.

Google Maps: Google Maps, Iola, Kansas (Historical Society on the southwest corner with Museum to the north; Street View available)

Historical Marker Database: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=53285

https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=53285

https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=94956

https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=83656

Inspirock: No listing located https://www.inspirock.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/1034679614/allen-county-historical-society-inc/ Nothing for the museum

Kansas GenWeb: http://www.ksgenweb.org/allen/index.html/ Not seeing anything

Kansas Historical Society: https://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-historical-markers/14999#a and

https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/frederick-funston/12060

Kansas Hometown Locator: https://kansas.hometownlocator.com/nearby/place-details,z,66749,p,funston%20historical%20home%20%26%20museum,i,8409ysps-9c90a60079a04fcda87659f335ed428d.cfm

Kansas Living Magazine: No listing located https://kansaslivingmagazine.com/

KansasSampler.org: No listing located https://www.kansassampler.org/

Kansas Transportation: No listing located https://kansastransportation.blogspot.com/

Kansas Travel.org: No listing located http://www.kansastravel.org/

KS History Group D: No listing located https://kshistorygroupd.wordpress.com/

Legends of America: No listing located https://www.legendsofamerica.com/

Legends of Kansas: No listing located https://www.legendsofamerica.com/

NextDoor.com: No listing located https://nextdoor.com/

Only In Your State: No listing located https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/

Pinterest: No listing located https://www.pinterest.com/

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America: No listing located https://www.roadsideamerica.com/

Road Trippers: No listing located https://maps.roadtrippers.com/

Silly America: no listing located, but very few Kansas listings to begin with https://sillyamerica.com/

Southeast Kansas Living: No listing located http://www.sekliving.com/

Spaces Archives: No listing located http://spacesarchives.org/

Travel Kansas: https://www.travelks.com/listing/major-general-frederick-funstons-boyhood-home-and-museum/2795/

Trip Advisor: No listing located https://www.tripadvisor.com/

Tumblr: No listing located https://www.tumblr.com/

Twitch channel or search: No listing located https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllenCoMuseum

Vimeo channel or search: https://vimeo.com/ (No videos located)

Waymarking: Several listings located https://www.waymarking.com/wm/search.aspx?f=1&lat=37.92448&lon=-95.39998&t=3&id=Iola+KS&st=2

https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wm8Y92_General_Frederick_Funston_Iola_Kansas

https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wmJ7EN_Boyhood_Home_of_General_Funston

https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wm10DT5_General_Frederick_Funston_Iola_KS

https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wm8Y90_Boyhood_Home_of_General_Funston_Iola_Kansas

Western Vista Historic Byways: No listing located http://www.westernvistashistoricbyway.com/

Wikipedia: no listing located for the museum, but one for the general https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Funston, and mentioned with link to website on  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Kansas

Yelp: No listing located https://www.yelp.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=General+Funston+Boyhood+Home+Museum (numerous videos found)

Past Kansas Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/kansas-tuesdays/

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Florida’s Genetic Information Bill Heads to House Floor – WJNO January 23, 2020

I saw this last night on WJNOFlorida’s Genetic Information Bill Heads to House Floor: https://wjno.iheart.com/featured/florida-news/content/2020-01-23-floridas-genetic-information-bill-heads-to-house-floor/.

The Florida genetic information bill is moving on to the state house floor. A panel passed a bill that would prohibit life, long-term care, and disability-insurance companies from using customers’ genetic information to change, deny or cancel policies.

Insurance companies would also be prohibited from using genetic information to set premiums.

Federal law already prevents health insurers from using genetic information in underwriting policies, but doesn’t apply to life insurance or long-term care coverage.

The bill’s sponsor in incoming speaker Chris Sprowls and he says that’s a massive loophole.

Sprowls worries about the growing popularity of genetic tests, such as Ancestry.com and 23andMe and growing usage.

“They intend to do it in the future, and that’s why you have seen such stark opposition from them because they would like to do it. I think it is inappropriate, and I think the quicker we can get ahead of it so it doesn’t happen and isn’t an issue for consumers, and prevent the problem, it’s our moral obligation.”

The House Commerce Committee passed the bill unanimously and the Senate is next to consider the companion measure.

–snip–

 

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LivingDNA Kit Update #5 – January 28, 2020

I had not checked LivingDNA in a few days. It was still showing as Genotyping about 3 – 4 days ago. As of earlier today, it’s back to Testing. I am not sure what that means. Does it mean they are re-testing my DNA, or running a second set of DNA tests.

In most cases, it takes 3 – 4 weeks or longer for the sequencing to complete at labs; the sequencing started January 17, 2020 so . The exceptions tend to be if a DNA sample falls a quality review, they need to run the DNA a second time, or if the lab is running at, close to maximum, or above maximum capacity. With all the sales that were going on last month and this month from LivingDNA, FindMyPastDNA, and Sequencing.com, I won’t be surprised if it takes longer. Both FindMyPastDNA and Sequencing.com use LivingDNA kits and labs.

Last update was LivingDNA Kit Update #4 – January 17, 2020. They started Genotyping on January 17, 2020. That puts completion around February 7 – 14, 2020 at the earliest if problems don’t arise with the processing or there are too many kits ahead of mine which would slow mine down.

 

 

 

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S1E6 – Owning a Titan II Missile Silo – The Q&A Livestream – YouTube Video Atomic Underground

I saw this on YouTube – S1E6 – Owning a Titan II Missile Silo – The Q&A Livestream – YouTube Video Atomic Underground: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlWwdbgzC28 (about 22:43 minutes long).

Looks like they are working with Death Wears Bunny Slippers (DWBS) – Death Wears Bunny Slippers YouTube Channel And Links for Old Missile Silos  to do a crossover video.

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USS Oklahoma Pearl Harbor Unidentified Burial – Gerald Homer Pirtle, Re-buried in Wichita November 2018 – Tombstone Tuesdays January 28, 2020

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I saw it last month and started a post that I thought posted, but turns out it was saved as a draft instead. I noticed today that it hadn’t been posted. I noticed a photo request on Find-A-Grave as I was strolling through recent photo requests for Wichita. I don’t always read the obit e-mails I receive from the funeral homes, or I would have noticed it in 2018. The photo request was for Gerald Homer Pirtle: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/194624998/gerald-homer-pirtle; two cenotaphs: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80541884/gerald-homer-pirtle and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56119260/gerald-homer-pirtle. The request had been filled by the time I saw it. Decided to check it out as the death date was December 7, 1941 and he was only 19. Partial obituary at https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/gerald-pirtle-obituary?pid=190727922 – funeral home website obit – http://www.downingandlahey.com/obituary/gerald-homer-pirtle/, and the local newspaper, Wichita Eaglehttps://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansas/obituary.aspx?n=gerald-homer-pirtle&pid=190735016&fhid=4860.

Not mentioned in the obituary, but he was one of the USS Oklahoma who died that was not identified at the time of his burial. A few years back, they dug up the remains of the unknowns from the Pearl Harbor attack and they believe 80% of the remains will be eventually identified. Here’s an article – https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Article/1779664/dpaa-makes-200th-identification-from-uss-oklahoma-unknown-remains/ that mentions those who have been identified from the ship except for those who relatives have not been notified – https://dpaa.secure.force.com/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000Xe0bEAC.

Two local news stories – Derby Informer: http://www.derbyinformer.com/news/derby_news/war-remains-of-local-woman-s-uncle-come-home/article_aa3798f2-e211-11e8-b1b0-af29477654cc.html and KSN (local TV station): https://www.ksn.com/news/local/el-dorado-sailor-who-died-in-world-war-ii-to-be-buried-in-wichita/.

I made it this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post.

Previous Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/

 

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 27 January 2020

I went looking for this last night, but didn’t see it until after I posted my last post for the day – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 27 January 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-27-january-2020/.

Over 3.9M records from North Carolina marriages, deaths and burials (1759-1994), 1M Massachusetts marriage records, (1695-1910) and 1.9M New Jersey birth, marriage, and naturalization records were added to FamilySearch.org this week. More records were added from American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, England, Guatemala, Iceland, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and the United States.

Search these new records and images by clicking on the collection links below, or go to FamilySearch.org to search over 8 billion free names and record images.

Country Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
American Samoa American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1972 149 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949 1,249 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999 7,716 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Canada Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001 9 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Canada Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877 162 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Chile Chile, Catholic Church Records, 1710-1928 1,579 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Colombia Colombia, Bogotá, Burial Permits, 1960-1991 3,228 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Denmark Denmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1936 32,538 0 New indexed records collection
England England, Oxfordshire Parish Registers 1538-1904 167 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
England England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887 9 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
England England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887 4,123 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Guatemala Guatemala Civil Registration, 1868-2008 443,780 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Iceland Iceland Baptisms, 1730-1905 869 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Ayacucho, Civil Registration, 1903-1999 8,383 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Huánuco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997 33 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Huánuco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997 18,280 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Prelature of Yauyos-Cañete-Huarochirí, Catholic Church Records, 1665-2018 35 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Prelature of Yauyos-Cañete-Huarochirí, Catholic Church Records, 1665-2018 2,849 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001 562 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone, Civil Births, 1802-1969 50 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone, Civil Births, 1802-1969 20,287 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973 11 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973 4,927 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976 81 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
South Africa South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976 8,954 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Spain Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940 281,310 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927 57,368 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994 11,416 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Delaware, County Naturalization Records, 1796-1958 10,101 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Georgia, Confederate Pension Rolls, 1879-1920 30,281 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Georgia, County Voter Registrations, 1856-1909 99,617 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Hawaii, Board of Health, Marriage Record Indexes, 1909-1989 12,446 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Idaho, Bonneville County, Idaho Falls, Rose Hill Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 2,567 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935 570,349 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933 197,870 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950 1,383 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Kansas, Swedish Church Vital Records, 1861-1918 134 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979 5,690 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934 62,871 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Louisiana, New Orleans, Interment Registers, 1836-1972 3,036 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970 6,748 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910 82,473 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 1,025,811 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Michigan, Civil War Centennial Observance Commission, Committee on Civil War Grave Registration, Burial Records 10 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979 9 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979 20,687 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Missouri Births and Christenings, 1827-1935 103,962 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920 454 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980 662,808 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988 623,576 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985 465,355 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Jersey Naturalization Records, 1796-1991 171,678 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918 35,053 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Mexico Deaths and Burials, 1788-1798; 1838-1955 7,901 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994 2,610,752 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979 1,290,685 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922 1,614 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Oklahoma Deaths and Burials, 1864-1941 526 0 New indexed records collection
United States Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930 9,643 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1920 23,460 0 New indexed records collection
United States Oregon Deaths and Burials, 1903-1947 24,622 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935 5,749 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950 0 20 Added images to an existing collection
United States Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914 68,478 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916 128,697 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935 22,468 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States South Carolina, Charleston City Death Records, 1821-1926 77 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States South Carolina, State and Territorial Censuses, 1829-1920 176,829 0 New indexed records collection
United States United States, Recruits for the Polish Army in France, 1917-1919 6,109 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935 1,030 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection

 

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Happy 105th Birthday U. S. Coast Guard January 28, 2020

Happy 105th Birthday U. S. Coast Guard. In memory of my uncle who retired from the Coast Guard many years ago and those who have served or are currently serving in the Coast Guard.

In a way, the Coast Guard has two birthdays – January 28, 1915 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Coast_Guardwhen the Coast Guard was formed –

The modern Coast Guard was formed by a merger of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service on 28 January 1915, under the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In 1939, the U.S. Lighthouse Service was also merged into the Coast Guard. As one of the country’s five armed services, the Coast Guard has been involved in every U.S. war from 1790 to the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan.[10][11]

and August 4, 1790 for the original Revenue Marine Service / U. S. Revenue Cutter Service – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Revenue_Cutter_Service that later became the Coast Guard.

 

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