Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

MyHeritageDNA $59 Halloween Sale Ends November 1, 2018

In my usual daily scans of the different DNA companies prices, I noticed that MyHeritageDNA is having a $59 Halloween Sale that ends November 1, 2018 with free shipping if you order 2+ kits in one order. You can see … Continue reading

Posted in 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Autosomal DNA, DNA, FamilyTree DNA, FindMyPastDNA, Geno 2.0 Next, MyHeritage DNA, The DNA Geek | 1 Comment

Bit Expensive for Now, but Prices of DNA Testing of Envelopes and Other Items Should Come Down in the Future

One article on DNA testing using envelopes, https://thefamilycurator.com/how-to-preserve-and-test-old-letters-for-grandmas-dna/. Estimated price range is $1,000 – 2,500 which will probably come down in a few years as more companies join the field. It’s iffy as they may not be able to get … Continue reading

Posted in AncestryDNA, Autosomal DNA, DNA, FamilyTree DNA, FindMyPastDNA, LivingDNA, mtDNA, MyHeritage DNA, Y-DNA | Leave a comment

Starlite Drive-In May Get Reprieve

On Monday of this week, the owner of the Starlite Drive-in let employees know it was closing down. An auction of its equipment is planned for mid-November 2018. It’s the last drive-in south central Kansas and one of only four … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2018 Sessions to Be Live Streamed in Their Facebook Group

If you want to see the sessions streamed live from the Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2018 (runs from October 19 – 21, 2018) sessions, you need to join their Facebook group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/geneticgenealogyireland/ if you aren’t going to be in Dublin for … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays – FindMyPast

Via FindMyPast Fridays October 19, 2018 – FindMyPast. There are over 355,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: Northumberland and Durham Burials Over 129,000 new records covering Durham cemeteries have been added to our collection … Continue reading

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Amazon Only vs. Going Wide

This is slightly different than most of my posts, but I received an e-mail today from an author who was kicked off Amazon. She violated one of the numerous restrictions that Amazon places on those authors who opt to be … Continue reading

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