Daily Archives: May 29, 2019

Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation – Featured Vlogger of the Week May 29, 2019

I chose Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation – Featured Vlogger of the Week May 29, 2019: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5R7751eugv-m1WUR9a98jQ. I mention this YouTube channel in tomorrow’s North Carolina Thursdays as I chose the museum (see link, but it shouldn’t be live … Continue reading

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ASK A MORTICIAN- Death Questions from Kids! – YouTube Video

Something to think about before you find the need to address the questions raised – ASK A MORTICIAN- Death Questions from Kids!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUpMPAiyHkI (around 7:09 minutes long).

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 28, 2019

I saw this earlier today on Ancestry.com -Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I only added new items after May 23, 2019. I included Coming Soon that was on the right side of the link. New and Updated … Continue reading

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Half-Sisters Reunite After 63 Years – MyHeritage May 27, 2019

I somehow missed this on MyHeritage – Half-Sisters Reunite After 63 Years – MyHeritage May 27, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/half-sisters-reunite-after-63-years/. When half-sisters Peni and Sue found each other and spoke for the first time, they were amazed by the similarities between them. … Continue reading

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Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With Informed Consent — The Genetic Genealogist

This weekend, GEDmatch changed its Terms of Service to automatically opt every one of the >1,250,000 kits in the database out of matching with any kit uploaded for law enforcement purposes. 28 more words via Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With … Continue reading

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Stories of Overseas Chinese: How they connected with their families – FamilySearch May 29, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – Stories of Overseas Chinese: How they connected with their families – FamilySearch May 29, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/overseas-chinese/. –snip– Nearly 46 million people are overseas Chinese—people with Chinese origins who live outside of Mainland … Continue reading

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Renowned Entertainer Donny Osmond to Speak at RootsTech London – FamilySearch May 28, 2019

I did not see this last night when I checked FamilySearch – Renowned Entertainer Donny Osmond to Speak at RootsTech London: https://media.familysearch.org/renowned-entertainer-donny-osmond-to-speak-at-rootstech-london/. RootsTech, the world’s largest genealogy conference is coming to London and is pleased to announce Donny Osmond as … Continue reading

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23andMe’s Populations Collaborations Program Supports Research in Understudied Groups May 28, 2019

I saw this last night on 23andMe – 23andMe’s Populations Collaborations Program Supports Research in Understudied Groups: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/23andmes-population-collaboration-program-supports-research-in-understudied-groups/. Formally launched last year as one of several initiatives to expand diversity in genetics research, 23andMe’s Populations Collaborations Program supports researchers working … Continue reading

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Historical Record Guru Mike Mansfield Shares His Story – MyHeritage

I saw this last night on MyHeritage – Historical Record Guru Mike Mansfield Shares His Story: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/historical-record-guru-mike-mansfield-shares-his-story/ Have you ever wondered how MyHeritage SuperSearch™ finds the right record you need from among the 9.7+ billion historical records in our archives? … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 28, 2018

I saw this last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 28, 2018: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-may-28-2018/ FamilySearch added almost 2 million indexed Canadian Headstones records, Great Britain War Registers (1772 – 1935), and over 1.6 million indexed records from the … Continue reading

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