Monthly Archives: December 2023

This week’s crème de la crème — December 30, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsSearching for Sanborn Maps by Amelia Raines on Library of Congress Blog. How to Research Your German Ancestors Without Going to Germany by Mercedes Brons on Who Are You Made Of? Review of … Continue reading

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Legacy Family Tree Webinars’ 2024 lineup announced

MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree Webinars announced yesterday that registration is now open for its 2024 Legacy Family Tree Webinars series, now in its 14th year. The new year will feature 168 classes and 112 speakers from 14 countries. It … Continue reading

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MyHeritage release two groundbreaking features that transform genealogy using Artificial Intelligence

MyHeritage announced yesterday the release of two groundbreaking features that mark the next frontier in family history research: AI Record Finder™ and AI Biographer™. According to MyHeritage, AI Record Finder™ revolutionizes genealogy like ChatGPT revolutionized searching the internet. It is … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 23, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsWhy do we care about the C.I.9s? by Robert Louie on Past Presence. Records of Czechoslovakian refugees to the UK from 1939 to 1975 on The National Archives Blog. Government Proposals … Continue reading

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Genealogical Society of Ireland webinar on YouTube — Family history in the records of the Registry of Deeds

The Genealogical Society of Ireland last week added the presentation, Family History in the Records of the Registry of Deeds, by Laura Price to its YouTube channel. In this one-hour virtual presentation, Ms. Price explains where and how to access … Continue reading

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New season of Finding Your Roots begins January 2 — Schedule now available

The tenth season of Finding Your Roots begins on Tuesday, January 2 on PBS, and the schedule with 18 celebrities and three non-celebrities is now available. The first episode will feature Canadian singer Alanis Morrissette and American R&B singer and … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 16, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsNew releases of C.I.9s for Vancouver and Victoria – 2023 by Linda Yip on Past Presence. More Drouin Collection rescanning on Genealogy Quebec on Généalogie et histoire du Québec. My First-Hand … Continue reading

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25% off a one-year subscription to Genealogy Quebec until December 20

From December 15 to 20, a one-year Genealogy Quebec subscription is 25 percent off the regular price. The discounted subscription is $96.75, down from $129. Taxes are extra for Canadian residents. If you live in the US, you’ll pay about … Continue reading

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Free webinar — Jewish genealogy in Canada

As part of its O Canada series, Legacy Family Tree Webinars will host the free webinar, Landscape of Dreams: Jewish Genealogy in Canada, presented by Kaye Prince-Hollenberg, today, December 15, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. The landscape of Canada is … Continue reading

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More than 6,000 free vintage Christmas and New Year’s postcards on Geneanet

Interested in sending an old postcard to family and friends this holiday season? More than 800,000 vintage postcards are available free online at Geneanet, including more than 6,000 Christmas and New Year’s cards. Geneanet has made it easy to find … Continue reading

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