DearMYRTLE’s Hangouts 12-18 Nov 2017

DearREADERS, You've heard about our hangouts and have been wondering "Are these like webinars?" Yes, there are many webinar platforms, we use Business Hangouts. Must I have a web cam to attend? You may view the live and archived hangouts without using your webcam....

AJ Jacobs: It’s All Relative

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: This following was just received from our Cousin AJ Jacobs. Hello Friends, Colleagues and Family (though everyone fits into that third category, as you’ll see), I wanted to let you know that my new book “It’s All Relative” comes out today! And I...

REGISTER: DearMYRTLE’s Nov 2017 Hangouts

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 8 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 - Register here. Chapter 8 "Authors, Creators & Informants" from Thomas W. Jones' Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt...

RootsTech: Humans of New York Brandon Stanton to Keynote

RootsTech is delighted to announce that Brandon Stanton, creator of Humans of New York, will be the keynote speaker at RootsTech 2018, on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Stanton is a world renowned photographer and storyteller. He is recognized for his incredible talent of...

Finding Your Roots | Episode Four “The Vanguard”

Featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock Three guests who have helped to redefine Black America in the last decade find their identities challenged as they learn about their family origins. TONIGHT on PBS - Check local...

Finding Your Roots – Tonight on PBS

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at Finding Your Roots. Three mainstays of modern-day Hollywood discover family legacies that predate the United States itself. Ted Danson learns of two Colonial ancestors who broke the mold: a...

Hangout: Mondays with Myrt – 16 Oct 2017

Looks like it's that time again - time for Mondays with Myrt. We've had several genealogical breakthroughs during our hangouts this past week - I cannot wait to see what happens today! It's as easy as logging in with your favorite social media account - Facebook,...

Hangout: Genealogy Game Night 14 Oct 2017

GENEALOGY GAME NIGHT(60 minutes) Saturday, 14 Oct 2017 - Register here. This is your chance to practice using your headset mic and web cam while we play Who's In My Line? There will be prizes! 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US...

BCG: New Officers 2017-2018

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received frmo our friends at the Board for Certification of Genealogists. The trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) met in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 7 October 2017. Five candidates were elected to a...

RootDig: GedMatch DNA Utility webinar

NOTE From DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friend Michael John Neill, author of the Genealogy Tip of the Day. GedMatch DNA Utility The Basics--Avoid the Confusion We are excited to offer our first webinar on using the free GedMatch utility. This...

Margy Nolan’s Old Farm 50th anniversary video interviews

How does a mere THANK YOU cover it when someone goes to the trouble of interviewing long-time residents of your old neighborhood? That's how I feel about Margy Nolan and her collection of YouTube videos about Old Farm in Rockville, Maryland. Old Farm was a housing...

HANGOUT: Researchers CAN go home again

Join us in 90 minutes for WACKY WEDNESDAY - Researchers CAN go home again. Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 - Register here. We begin the live broadcast at 9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los...

Bookshelf: Plantagenet, 30,000 Names & Pennsylvania Marriages

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the Genealogical Publishing Company. Through 11:59 PM EDT Tonight, October 11th, 2017 you can select from 3 hand-picked book titles that are among some of their most popular on the shelf, right...

DearMYRTLE’s Hangouts 12-18 Nov 2017

DearREADERS, You've heard about our hangouts and have been wondering "Are these like webinars?" Yes, there are many webinar platforms, we use Business Hangouts. Must I have a web cam to attend? You may view the live and archived hangouts without using your webcam....

AJ Jacobs: It’s All Relative

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: This following was just received from our Cousin AJ Jacobs. Hello Friends, Colleagues and Family (though everyone fits into that third category, as you’ll see), I wanted to let you know that my new book “It’s All Relative” comes out today! And I...

REGISTER: DearMYRTLE’s Nov 2017 Hangouts

GenDoc STUDY GROUP 8 (60 minutes) Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 - Register here. Chapter 8 "Authors, Creators & Informants" from Thomas W. Jones' Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt...

RootsTech: Humans of New York Brandon Stanton to Keynote

RootsTech is delighted to announce that Brandon Stanton, creator of Humans of New York, will be the keynote speaker at RootsTech 2018, on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Stanton is a world renowned photographer and storyteller. He is recognized for his incredible talent of...

Finding Your Roots | Episode Four “The Vanguard”

Featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock Three guests who have helped to redefine Black America in the last decade find their identities challenged as they learn about their family origins. TONIGHT on PBS - Check local...

Finding Your Roots – Tonight on PBS

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at Finding Your Roots. Three mainstays of modern-day Hollywood discover family legacies that predate the United States itself. Ted Danson learns of two Colonial ancestors who broke the mold: a...