Genealogy Blogging Events: 29 July – 5 August 2016

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 29 July - 5 August 2016 right here at 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!

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

  • 29 July: USS Indianapolis Sunk – Anniversary, NASA established – Anniversary, and Peter Jennings’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 30 July: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.
  • 31 July: First US Government Building – Anniversary and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.
  • 1 August: Civic Holiday (Canada), Colorado: Admission Day, Data Backup Day, Emancipation of 500 – 225th Anniversary, First US Census – Anniversary, Francis Scott Key’s Birthday – Anniversary, MTV Premieres – Anniversary, Picnic Day (Australia), and World Wide Web – Anniversary.
  • 2 August: James Baldwin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Official Signing of the Declaration of Independence – Anniversary, and Carroll O’Connor’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 3 August: National Watermelon Day.
  • 4 August: Louis Armstrong’s Birthday – Anniversary, Borden Ax Murders – Anniversary, Civil Rights Workers Found Slain – Anniversary, and Coast Guard Day.
  • 5 August: “American Bandstand” Premiere – Anniversary, Battle of Mobile Bay – Anniversary, Death of Marilyn Monroe – Anniversary, Games of the XXXI Olympiad – Rio 2016, National Mustard Day, National Underwear Day, and Raoul Wallenberg’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Bargains for Friday 29 July 2016

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UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Friday, July 29, 2016

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  • FREE Webinars by Tom Jones and John Philip Colletta! Legacy Family Tree is hosting a special event tomorrow – Saturday, July 30th – starting at 1pm Central.

    The Germanic French: Researching Alsatian and Lorrainian Families by John Philip Colletta – 1pm Central – “This webinar explains how a significant population of German-speakers came to reside in France and explores the peculiarities of researching ancestors of Alsace, Lorraine, and Elsass-Lothringen. It discusses when, why and how people from these areas came to the United States from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Research challenges include: records kept in French, German and Latin; shifting national borders; peculiar surnames; and Catholic, Protestant and Jewish residents. Indispensable Web sites are reviewed, as well as books and manuals, and the large body of microfilmed records available from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.” Click here to register!

    Solutions for Missing and Scarce Records by Tom Jones – 3:15pm Central – “Attendees will learn strategies for overcoming research barriers caused by lost or destroyed records, poor record-keeping, or a simple lack of records.” Click here to register!

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FamilySearch is offering a FREE United States Research Seminar, in-person AND via webinar, August 22=26, 2016 - here's how you can attend!

FREE Webinar Recording - Researching Women: Community Cookbooks and What They Tell Us About Our Ancestors presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega - “Community cookbooks, commonly known as fundraising cookbooks with the plastic comb binding, have been around since the Civil War. They serve as a “city directory” of women with everything from names, residences, and in some cases familial relationships and photos. Learn more about community cookbooks and using them for your family history.” Click here to view for FREE through August 2nd - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE Webinar Recording – Researching Women: Community Cookbooks and What They Tell Us About Our Ancestors presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega – “Community cookbooks, commonly known as fundraising cookbooks with the plastic comb binding, have been around since the Civil War. They serve as a “city directory” of women with everything from names, residences, and in some cases familial relationships and photos. Learn more about community cookbooks and using them for your family history.”  Click here to view for FREE through August 2nd – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Save Over 25% on the Essential Family Tree Forms Library CD at Shop Family Tree - I use this amazing CD with over 75 fill-in-the-blank Adobe PDF forms when I’m doing genealogy research. I LOVE the family group sheet and census extraction forms the most! Normally $19.99, on sale for $14.90 PLUS take an additional 15% off with exclusive promo code SFTTHOMAS16 - final price is just $12.66! Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Save Over 25% on the Essential Family Tree Forms Library CD at Shop Family Tree – I use this amazing CD with over 75 fill-in-the-blank Adobe PDF forms when I’m doing genealogy research. I LOVE the family group sheet and census extraction forms the most! Normally $19.99, on sale for $14.90 PLUS take an additional 15% off with exclusive promo code SFTTHOMAS16 – final price is just $12.66! Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee announces his newest book - Windows 10 Survival Guide for Genealogists - a must have if you plan on upgrading!

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Save 20% on The Last Muster - incredible photographs of American Revolutionary War veterans! Celebrate the 240th anniversary of this nation’s birth with a 20% off sale on either volume of these amazing books by Maureen Taylor. Use promo code INDEPENDENCE16 now through July 31st. Click here to shop - via Maureen Taylor

  • Save 20% on The Last Muster – incredible photographs of American Revolutionary War veterans! Celebrate the 240th anniversary of this nation’s birth with a 20% off sale on either volume of these amazing books by Maureen Taylor. Use promo code INDEPENDENCE16 now through July 31st. Click here to shop – via Maureen Taylor

Everyday Low Prices on Genealogy and Family History! Dig deeper into your ancestry with the genealogy books and family tree software that have helped so many other genealogists and general hobbyists discover their past, Enjoy your ancestry lookup to the fullest, right from the start, and learn to research by state, research your family heritage, dive into genealogy records, and step back in time by using family photos and heirlooms to unlock your family’s secrets.” And use promo code SFTTHOMAS16 at checkout and save an additional 15%! Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Everyday Low Prices on Genealogy and Family History! Dig deeper into your ancestry with the genealogy books and family tree software that have helped so many other genealogists and general hobbyists discover their past, Enjoy your ancestry lookup to the fullest, right from the start, and learn to research by state, research your family heritage, dive into genealogy records, and step back in time by using family photos and heirlooms to unlock your family’s secrets.” And use promo code SFTTHOMAS16 at checkout and save an additional 15%! Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 29 July 2016

On 29 July 1958, President Eisenhower signed a bill creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

On 29 July 1958, President Eisenhower signed a bill creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


Today is Friday, 29 July 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: USS Indianapolis Sunk – Anniversary, NASA established – Anniversary, and Peter Jennings’ Birthday – Anniversary.

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