Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of June 11, 2012

Ready for some more genealogy podcast to listen to? Every week, the Genealogy Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episodes of your favorite genealogy podcasts. It also is where to find random episodes of podcasts that don’t usually focus on genealogy, but have devoted an episode to it this time. African Roots Podcast released episode number 166 on June 8, 2012. In this episode, host Angela Walton-Raji talks about an event that was occurring at the National Gallery of Art in Washington on the day she recorded this episode. She talks about several upcoming genealogy events that you can check … Continue reading

Ancestry.com Buys Archives.com for $100 Million

Ancestry.com Inc., which has one of the most popular genealogy websites, Ancestry.com, is buying Archives.com. This purchase will allow Ancestry.com to reach a portion of the genealogy market that the Archives website was able to acquire. Are you using either of these genealogy websites? Ancestry.com started as a publishing company in 1983. They are now the world’s largest online resource for family history. They have more than 1.8 million paying subscribers worldwide. They have more than 9 billion historical records. There are more than 115 million photographs, scanned documents, and written stories on the website, and there have been 34 … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of March 4, 2012

Have you ever attended a genealogy class, workshop, or other event? They are a good way to learn more about your favorite hobby. You might make some new friends, who love genealogy just as much as you do. Here are some upcoming genealogy events that will happen this week. To find more, check your local newspaper. On March 6, 2012, the Glenview Public Library, located in Glenview, Illinois, will hold the Genealogy First Tuesday workshop for March. It is designed to help genealogy enthusiasts to break down their “brick walls”. It will be an informal, unstructured, meeting, that will begin … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of February 26, 2012

You can learn a lot from a good genealogy class, workshop or event. The trick, of course, is being able to find one. Here are some upcoming genealogy events that will be happening this week. One might be near where you live! If not, then check your local newspaper to find out about more. On February 27, 2012, the Jefferson County Genealogical Society, which is located in Port Townsend, Washington, will present the fifth, and final, part of a five – week genealogy course. The course is called “Introduction to Family Research History”. It provides an overview of the basic … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of February 20, 2012

Once again, the Genealogy Podcast Roundup is back and is bringing you brand new episodes of your favorite genealogy podcasts. This is an easy way to discover which podcast created new episodes, and to find out about genealogy podcasts that you are not currently subscribed to. GeneaBloggers released a new episode on February 18, 2012. This episode is called “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Nineteenth Century US Immigration”. This episode is hosted by “Ol’ Myrt” of DearMYRTLE. Special guests include Marian Smith, Chief of the Historical Research Branch of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This episode also … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of February 6, 2012

It is time, once again, for the Genealogy Podcast Roundup. This is where to go if you are looking for new, and interesting, episodes of podcasts that talk about genealogy. It also will include podcasts that don’t always talk about genealogy, but have created a random episode that relates to an aspect of genealogy. The Genealogy Guys released a new episode on February 1, 2012. It is episode number 231. The guys go over genealogy related news such as : “Who Do You Think You Are?” has a new season, Fold3 is providing free access to its Black History Collection … Continue reading

Insurance Blog Week in Review – January 29 – February 5, 2012

Every week, the Insurance Blog will have anywhere from twelve to fourteen different articles appearing on it. Many relate to health insurance, several have been about auto insurance, and every so often there will random and bizarre insurance related topics. The Insurance Blog Week in Review is a easy way to “ketchup”, so you won’t miss anything. Staying on Your Ex’s Health Insurance is Risky It might be more convenient, at first, to continue using your ex’s health insurance policy after the two of you have gotten divorced. However, there are some risks involved in doing that. The Insurance Podcast … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – February 5-11, 2012

Perhaps you didn’t make it to RootsTech 2012. You could still attend a genealogy class, workshop, or event that is taking place closer to where you live! Doing so is a great way to learn more about genealogy, and to meet people who love genealogy as much as you do. Here are some upcoming genealogy events that will be happening this week. On February 6, 2012, the Jefferson County Genealogical Society, which is located in Port Townsend, Washington, will present the second part of a five-week genealogy course. The course is called “Introduction to Family Research History”. The class provides … Continue reading

Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of January 30, 2012

Once a week, the Genealogy Podcast Roundup brings you the newest, and most interesting, episodes of genealogy podcasts. There is always something new to learn, and plenty of genealogy podcasts to discover! Genealogy Gems released episode number 125 on January 29, 2012. This episode is called “Interview with Shirley Gage Hodges and Lisa’s New Newspaper Book”. In this episode, Genealogist Shirley Gage Hodges shares her genealogical wisdom, and discusses her status as a “perpetual student”. Host Lisa Louise Cooke has a new book called “Everything You Need to Know About How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers”. It is … Continue reading

Upcoming Genealogy Events – Week of January 22, 2012

You can learn a lot by attending a genealogy workshop, class, or event. In addition to finding out more information about the specific topic that the class is focusing on. Stepping away from your home computer, and checking out a genealogy event is a good way to meet other genealogists in your area. Here are a few upcoming genealogy events taking place this week. On January 23, 2012, The Beloit Public Library, which is located in Beloit, Wisconsin, will be doing a class called “Genealogy Resources Online”. The class will teach you about data bases and online resources for help … Continue reading