Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 21 January 2017

Jan 21, 1976. The supersonic Concorde airplane was put into service by Britain and France. The Concorde ended flights on Oct 24, 2003— bringing an end to supersonic air travel.

Jan 21, 1976. The supersonic Concorde airplane was put into service by Britain and France. The Concorde ended flights on Oct 24, 2003— bringing an end to supersonic air travel.


Today is Saturday, 21 January 2017 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Ethan Allen’s Birthday – Anniversary, First Concorde Flight – Anniversary, Kiwanis International – Anniversary, and National Hugging Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Events: 20-27 January 2017

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 20-27 January 2017 GeneaBloggers, the authority on genealogy blogging.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Genealogy Daze of the Week!

  • 20 January: George Burns’ Birthday – Anniversary, Inauguration Day – US, and US Hostages Released in Iran – Anniversary.
  • 21 January: Ethan Allen’s Birthday – Anniversary, First Concorde Flight – Anniversary, Kiwanis International – Anniversary, and National Hugging Day.
  • 22 January: Allied Landing at Anzio – Anniversary, Clean Out Your Inbox Week, Laugh In Premiere – Anniversary, and Saint Vincent – Feast Day.
  • 23 January: Elizabeth Blackwell Awarded MD degree – Anniversary, John Hancock’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Handwriting Day, National Pie Day, 20th Amendment to the US Constitution Ratified – Anniversary, and 24th Amendment to the US Constitution Ratified – Anniversary.
  • 24 January: Belly Laugh Day, John Belushi’s Birthday – Anniversary, California Gold Discovery – Anniversary, and Edith Wharton’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 25 January: Around The World In 72 Days – Anniversary, Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, Burns Night – Robert Burns’ Birthday – Anniversary, First Winter Olympics – Anniversary, Macintosh Debuts – Anniversary, and Saint Dwynen’s Day.
  • 26 January: Australia Day (Australia), Admission Day – Michigan, and Dental Drill Patent – Anniversary.
  • 27 January: Apollo 1 Spacecraft Fire – Anniversary, Auschwitz Liberated – Anniversary, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Geographic Society Founded – Anniversary, Thomas Crapper Day, and International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

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Genealogy Bargains for Friday 20 January 2017

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UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Friday, January 20, 2017

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Win a copy of Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook from Shop Family Tree

  • Win a Copy of the Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook from Shop Family Tree – “Ancestry.com keeps growing, and the site has numerous ways of helping you expand your family tree. But where do you start researching, and how do you get around the huge and ever-changing site? In this workbook, an essential companion to the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com, you’ll learn how to use Ancestry.com and its resources to your full advantage, with helpful guides to Ancestry’s digitized records and services like AncestryDNA.”  Click here to enter – via Shop Family Tree

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Save 40% on German Genealogy Book Bundle at Shop Family Tree - regularly $46.98, now just $27.99 PLUS FREE SHIPPING

  • Save 40% on German Genealogy Book Bundle at Shop Family Tree – regularly $46.98, now just $27.99 PLUS FREE SHIPPING! – “Take your German genealogy research to the next level! In this bundle, you learn as much as possible about your German ancestors with maps, timelines, and sample records. You will also have worksheets to log your research progress! Whether your ancestors came from Bavaria, Baden, Prussia, or Hesse, this bundle will help you find your German ancestors on the Internet.” Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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NEW! Save 40% on Fold3 during 10th Anniversary Sale - regularly $79.95, now just $47.95 for a one year subscription.

Save 40% on Fold3 during 10th Anniversary Sale – regularly $79.95, now just $47.95 for a one year subscription. Get access to everything on Fold3, including many military records you won’t find elsewhere online:

  • Complete Revolutionary War Service & Pension Records
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Plus many more! Offer expires January 31st. Click here for more info – via Fold3.

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FREE WEBINAR Create a Free Google Earth Historic Map Collection for Your Research presented by Lisa Louise Cooke, Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 pm Central - “Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your research.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE WEBINAR Create a Free Google Earth Historic Map Collection for Your Research presented by Lisa Louise Cooke, Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 pm Central – “Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your research.” Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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Save 56% on Ancestry Power User Collection at Shop Family Tree - includes the brand new Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook by Nancy Hendrickson - regularly $136.95, now just $59.99 - “Expand your knowledge of the world's largest online resource for family history and become an Ancestry.com power user. If you are familiar with basic Ancestry.com searches but know little about the incredible databases and collection available for browsing, robust advanced search features, or the fun functions featured within Ancestry.com family trees, this collection is for you! You will learn essential and advanced search strategies to help you become a successful Ancestry.com user.” Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Save 56% on Ancestry Power User Collection at Shop Family Tree – includes the brand new Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook by Nancy Hendrickson – regularly $136.95, now just $59.99 – “Expand your knowledge of the world’s largest online resource for family history and become an Ancestry.com power user. If you are familiar with basic Ancestry.com searches but know little about the incredible databases and collection available for browsing, robust advanced search features, or the fun functions featured within Ancestry.com family trees, this collection is for you! You will learn essential and advanced search strategies to help you become a successful Ancestry.com user.” Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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The latest bargains and freebies related to genealogy and family history from MyHeritage, Family Tree Magazine and more - new listings for Thurs 12 March 2015!

  • SPECIAL DISCOUNT on Evidentia Software – use promo code FRUGALGEN2017 at check out and get 20% off the list price – you pay $23.99 instead of $29.99 – “Evidentia not only solves the problems facing the genealogy community, but also simplifies the process of analyzing evidence and creating proof arguments while still following the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).” There is also a FREE 14-day trial available! If you haven’t checked out this amazing software, you really it owe to yourself and your genealogy research to do so!  Click here to save! Via Evidentia.

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