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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

Roots & Branches: Shay or Harper? DNA holds the answer ‎Lebanon Daily News - James M. Beidler - 2 days agoOnly in the brave new world of DNA genealogy can you start out looking for Shays and end up finding that you’re a Harper. … Ask a genealogist … Continue reading

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Planning ahead: Wholly Genes Cruise in September

What’s a genealogist’s dream vacation? How about cruise the Carribbean while listening to professional genealogists? The 6th Annual Wholly Genes cruise will be September 18-25, 2010 and include speakers such as: Lloyd Bockstruck, 30-year veteran Supervisor of the Dallas Public … Continue reading

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Yay for RootsTV!

The news was stunning.  Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak was going to stop doing  RootsTelevision.com! But her loyal fans (and I am one!!) inundated Megan and Og  with emails, tweets, and Facebook postings and messages saying how much the site meant to us. … Continue reading

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Fab Forty – Family Tree Magazine

Fab Forty – Family Tree MagazineOutstanding article about outstanding writers! A must read!

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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

A collection of links to recent news articles about DNA and Genealogy. HI MATT!   Tutankhamun: Research continues on his genealogy News Trends (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎   The DNA testing program also addresses another major figure of ancient Egypt, Queen Nefertiti, wife of … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Nova Development Signs Agreement With Ancestry.com to Publish Top-Selling Genealogy Software

SOURCE: Avanquest   Feb 17, 2010 10:00 ET Avanquest Software’s Nova Development Signs Agreement With Ancestry.com to Publish Top-Selling Genealogy Software Highlighted Links   Avanquest Software   Ancestry.com CALABASAS, CA–(Marketwire – February 17, 2010) – Nova Development, a consumer software unit … Continue reading

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News from NGS

2010 NGS Family History Conference – Early Bird Registration Ends 8 March   This year the annual NGS Family History Conference will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, 28 April─1 May 2010. Whether your family helped settle the nation, … Continue reading

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A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page – latimes.com

A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page – latimes.comYes, it’s little known. But it’s covered in my upcoming 9th Edition!!

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From FamilySearch Indexing

Indexing Update: 1910 US Census initiative begins; 8 international projects added   As the 1920 U.S. Census project wraps up and the final states are published, FamilySearch has now opened up indexing for the 1910 U.S. Census! Patrons can freely … Continue reading

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Genealogy Gems Podcast app

 The Genealogy Gems Podcast iPhone / iTouch app! Stream the show, get exclusive new Bonus Content and more. Get your app now!            It also has extra features such as .pdf files with background information. For only $2.99!  

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