Genealogy Bargains for Friday 6 March 2015

	70% off Bankers Boxes – great for storing genealogy files! You get a pack of 12 white Bankers Boxes, letter or legal size, for only $23.99 – normally $77.49 – via Amazon

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Friday, March 6, 2015

New Deals

Ongoing Deals

FREE ACCESS AT FINDMYPAST – a free access weekend, Friday March 6 through Sunday March 9, 2015 with over 2 BILLION records – via FindMyPast

  • FREE ACCESS AT FINDMYPAST – a free access weekend, Friday March 6 through Sunday March 9, 2015 with over 2 BILLION records – via FindMyPast

Free Webinar - Researching with Karen! – by Karen Clifford now online for limited time! Access the recording now through Tuesday, March 10th via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

10% Off Photo and Slide Scanning – use promo code Thomas2015 and save – via Larsen Digital

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70% Off! Irish Genealogy Premium Collection – a $192.91 value for $69.99 – via Shop Family Tree

SAVE 70%! Historical Maps of Europe Premium Collection – a $197.95 value for $59.99 – via Shop Family Tree

FINAL DAYS! Save 30% on Ancestry.com World Subscription if you have an AARP Membership – this offer expires on Wednesday March 4th – via Ancestry.com

Thomas MacEntee's latest best-selling ebook - 500 Best Genealogy & Family History Tips - 2015 Edition - is now available in PDF from Legacy Family Tree.

61% Off Photive 50 Watt 6 Port USB Desktop Rapid Charger – was $69.95, now only $26.95 – charge multiple devices including iPhone, iPad, tablets, smartphones and more all at once – and super fast! – via Amazon.

	Save 75% on automatic data backup with iDrive! This amazing deal with 1TB of storage for multiple devices is available once again! You pay only $14.88 for the first year instead of $59.99 – via The In-Depth Genealogist

FREE Online Genealogy Classes at the Family History Library - listing for March and April 2015 - sign up now! - via Family Search Research Wiki

40% to 50% Off Genealogy Books – sale at Genealogical Publishing Company.

Save 70% on Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians by Chris Paton – I met the author Chris Paton last year while teaching on a genealogy cruise in Australia. I heard several of his lectures and I can tell you this: the man know his stuff and is a wealth of knowledge on UK, Scottish, and Irish genealogy!

  • 20% off all Internet Genealogy publications! We’ve negotiated a special standing discount with Internet Genealogy magazine – 20% off all items! Keep in mind that there’s more than just back issues of this popular genealogy magazine . . . you can find quick sheets, special “find your ancestor” publications such as Tracing Your European Ancestors and more. Use promo code TM201520% to save!

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 6-13 March 2015

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 6-13 March 2015, right here at GeneaBloggers.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 6 March: Dred Scott Decision – Anniversary, Fall of the Alamo – Anniversary, Michelangelo’s Birthday – Anniversary, and National Day of Unplugging.
  • 7 March: Luther Burbank’s Birthday – Anniversary, Distinguished Service Medal Created – Anniversary, Remagen Bridge Capture – 70th Anniversary, and Selma Civil Rights March – Anniversary.
  • 8 March: Check Your Batteries Day, Daylight Saving Time begins, International Women’s Day, and National Proofreading Day.
  • 9 March: Barbie Doll Debuts – Anniversary, Commonwealth Day (UK), and Fill Our Staplers Day.
  • 10 March: Organize Your Home Office Day, Telephone Invented – Anniversary, US Paper Money First Issued – Anniversary.
  • 11 March: Johnny Appleseed Day, Lawrence Welk Birthday – Anniversary, and Spanish Flu epidemic begins – Anniversary.
  • 12 March: Austrian Invasion by Nazi Germany – Anniversary, Charles Cunningham Boycott’s Birthday – Anniversary, FDR’s First Fireside Chat – Anniversary, Girls Scouts Day, Great Blizzard of ’88, and Jack Kerouac’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 13 March: Deaf History Month begins, Earmuff Day, Ken Doll Introduced – Anniversary, Kitty Geneovese Murder – Anniversary, and National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 6 March 2015

6 March 1857. This was the most famous US Supreme Court decision during the prewar slavery controversy. Dred Scott, a slave, had successfully petitioned for his freedom based on his previous residence in a free state and territory. On this date the Supreme Court overturned Missouri’s Supreme Court decision and declared the 1820 Missouri Compromise unconstitutional. Chief Justice Roger Taney wrote that slaves were property, not citizens, and that Congress had no power to restrict slavery in the territories.

6 March 1857. This was the most famous US Supreme Court decision during the prewar slavery controversy. Dred Scott, a slave, had successfully petitioned for his freedom based on his previous residence in a free state and territory. On this date the Supreme Court overturned Missouri’s Supreme Court decision and declared the 1820 Missouri Compromise unconstitutional. Chief Justice Roger Taney wrote that slaves were property, not citizens, and that Congress had no power to restrict slavery in the territories.


Today is Friday, 6 March 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Dred Scott Decision – Anniversary, Fall of the Alamo – Anniversary, Michelangelo’s Birthday – Anniversary, and National Day of Unplugging.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 6 — Describe an heirloom you may have inherited from a female ancestor (wedding ring or other jewelry, china, clothing, etc.) If you don’t have any, then write about a specific object you remember from your mother or grandmother, or aunt (a scarf, a hat, cooking utensil, furniture, etc.)


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