Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 229

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 229

with Lisa Louise Cooke May 2019 Listen now, click player below: Download the episode (mp3) In this episode: Two listeners shares an exciting find using Lisa's research strategies Lisa provides next steps on German research in response to a listener question Your...

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MyHeritage’s New Health+Ancestry DNA Kit

MyHeritage’s New Health+Ancestry DNA Kit

New on the DNA Front: The new MyHeritage DNA Health + Ancestry test is now available and provides comprehensive health reports for conditions affected by genetics including heart disease, breast cancer, type 2 diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. Plus you'll still get...

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NEWS: Who Do You Think You Are? Comes Home to NBC

NEWS: Who Do You Think You Are? Comes Home to NBC

It's a genealogy homecoming! It has just been announced that the hit TV show "Who Do You Think You Are?" is returning to its original home network NBC after 7 years. Read on to learn more about this exciting transition and what's in store for the new season. ...

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New U.S. WWI Military Records for Genealogy

New U.S. WWI Military Records for Genealogy

Topping the list of new and updated genealogy records this week are United States military records. Ancestry.com has a new collection of U.S. Navy Muster Rolls and an updated collection of historical postcards. Enjoy a special interview with military expert Michael...

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Standing in Judgment of Our Ancestors

Standing in Judgment of Our Ancestors

Standing in judgement of our ancestors may be unavoidable. Genealogists dig up the good, the bad, and the ugly. We cannot pick and choose what we find, but we might be able to pick what and how we share it with others. Recently, I received a letter from a Gem's...

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Findmypast Family Trees Opens Tree-to-Tree Hinting

Findmypast Family Trees Opens Tree-to-Tree Hinting

Findmypast, the leader in British online genealogy, is catching up in the area of family trees. Findmypast has 18 million registered users across its family of brands, which include: Findmypast Genes Reunited The British Newspaper Archive Twile These users have...

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Planting Your Master Genealogy Family Tree

Planting Your Master Genealogy Family Tree

In this post I’m going to answer common questions about the best strategy for creating and maintaining your family tree data.  Should I build my family tree online? This is a question I get in various forms quite often from Genealogy Gems Podcast listeners. But...

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6 Sources that May Name Your Ancestors’ Parents

6 Sources that May Name Your Ancestors’ Parents

Have you reached a dead end on one branch of your family tree--you can't find the parents' names? Check out these sources for finding ancestors' parents. Recently Genealogy Gems podcast listener Trisha wrote in with this question about finding marriage license...

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New German Genealogy Records Online & More

New German Genealogy Records Online & More

It's a great week for new genealogy records online! We're featuring German vital records now available at Ancestry.com, including civil registers, parish records, and census records. You can also explore two updated Italian records collections at FamilySearch, plus...

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Send a Letter, Make Cousin Connections

Send a Letter, Make Cousin Connections

When was the last time you sent a letter or email to someone you didn't know? Gail did, and you will be touched and inspired by her sweet story of finding a long lost cousin in Italy. Sometimes, all it takes is sending a letter to make a monumental cousin...

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Browse-Only Databases at FamilySearch are Easy to Use

Browse-Only Databases at FamilySearch are Easy to Use

Browse-only databases at FamilySearch are easy to use and may hold the key to the genealogy brick wall you have been working on. Don’t be scared off because the records haven’t been indexed. Guest blogger Amie Tennant Bowser show you how to take advantage of these...

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Episode 228: The Free Genealogy Gems Podcast

Episode 228: The Free Genealogy Gems Podcast

Genealogy Gems Episode 228 In this episode: More new feature enhancements announced by Ancestry.com Listeners Trisha and Betty share their stories with Lisa in person Lisa’s interview with Crista Cowan, The Barefoot Genealogist at Ancestry.com The Tombstone Tourist,...

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