Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 6 May 2016

On 6 May 1937 at 7:20 PM, the dirigible Hindenburg exploded as it approached the mooring mast at Lakehurst, NJ, after a transatlantic voyage. Of its 97 passengers and crew, 36 died in the accident, which ended the dream of mass transportation via dirigible.

On 6 May 1937 at 7:20 PM, the dirigible Hindenburg exploded as it approached the mooring mast at Lakehurst, NJ, after a transatlantic voyage. Of its 97 passengers and crew, 36 died in the accident, which ended the dream of mass transportation via dirigible.


Today is Friday, 6 May 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: Bannister Breaks Four-Minute Mile – Anniversary, Sigmund Freud’s Birthday – Anniversary, Hindenburg Disaster – Anniversary, Joseph Brackett Day, National Nurses Week begins, No Diet Day, Rudolph Valentino’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Orson Welles’ Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Bargains for Thursday 5 May 2016

FREE WEBINAR RECORDING - Google Drive for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee - “Learn how to use Google Drive - a free cloud computing application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage while performing genealogy research. We’ll cover how to create new documents, import documents from your hard drive, and how to use the basic functions of each component.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Thursday, May 5, 2016

Don’t forget that 5% of all revenue generated by Genealogy Bargains is given back to the genealogy community! Check out The Genealogy Fairy for more information!

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FREE WEBINAR RECORDING - Google Drive for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee - “Learn how to use Google Drive - a free cloud computing application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage while performing genealogy research. We’ll cover how to create new documents, import documents from your hard drive, and how to use the basic functions of each component.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE WEBINAR RECORDING – Google Drive for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee – “Learn how to use Google Drive – a free cloud computing application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more – to your advantage while performing genealogy research. We’ll cover how to create new documents, import documents from your hard drive, and how to use the basic functions of each component.” Click here to view for free through May 11th – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Enter the Twisted Twigs Military Record Retrieval Contest this week at GeneaBloggers and you could win a military record retrieval package!

  • Win a Military Records Retrieval Package from Twisted Twigs! Enter the Twisted Twigs Military Record Retrieval Contest this week and you could win one of these military record retrieval packages: 1) Pension/Service Record Combo – a full US Military Pension File PLUS a Military Service Record – valued at $110 USD; 2) a full US Military Pension File – valued at $80 USD; or 3)  a Military Service Record – valued at $30 USD. Don’t forget you could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CDT on Thursday 5 May 2016. Click here to enter!

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

FREE Ebook - The 15 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee - “Researching your family history can be fun, but like many hobbies, it can turn into an obsession, and an expensive one at that. There are many ways to save money while you pursue the “hunt” for your roots: some are just common sense while others are, frankly, ingenious. Also keep in mind that it doesn’t pay to be so focused on “frugal” that in the long run you either lose money or that genealogy is no longer “fun.” Normally $2.99, now FREE through Friday, May 6th - click here to download - via Amazon

  • FREE Ebook – The 15 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee – “Researching your family history can be fun, but like many hobbies, it can turn into an obsession, and an expensive one at that. There are many ways to save money while you pursue the “hunt” for your roots: some are just common sense while others are, frankly, ingenious. Also keep in mind that it doesn’t pay to be so focused on “frugal” that in the long run you either lose money or that genealogy is no longer “fun.” Normally $2.99, now FREE through Friday, May 6th – click here to download – via Amazon

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!

  • Free Shipping at Evidentia PLUS save 16% on all purchases! Don’t miss this NGS 2016 Conference special – from May 1st to May 10th, get free shipping on all items at Evidentia. Also, get 16% off your purchase of Evidentia with special promo code SUPERSALE. You must use this link in combination with the promo code – via Evidentia

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  • 25% off gift memberships at Ancestry.com – need a gift idea for Mother’s Day? A 12 month US Discovery package is just $141 (normally $189) and a 12 month World Explorer package is just $224 (normall $299). Offer expires Sunday, May 8th. Click here to shop – via Ancestry.com

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 5 May 2016

May 5. Hebrew calendar date: Nisan 27, 5776. A day established by Israel’s Knesset as a memorial to the Jewish dead of WWII. Anniversary in Jewish calendar of Nisan 27, 5705 (corresponding to Apr 10, 1945, in the Gregorian calendar), the day on which Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, north of Weimar, Germany, where about 56,000 prisoners, many of them Jewish, perished. Began at sundown May 4. (When Nisan 27 falls on a Sunday, Holocaust Day is observed on a Monday.)

May 5. Hebrew calendar date: Nisan 27, 5776. A day established by Israel’s Knesset as a memorial to the Jewish dead of WWII. Anniversary in Jewish calendar of Nisan 27, 5705 (corresponding to Apr 10, 1945, in the Gregorian calendar), the day on which Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, north of Weimar, Germany, where about 56,000 prisoners, many of them Jewish, perished. Began at sundown May 4. (When Nisan 27 falls on a Sunday, Holocaust Day is observed on a Monday.)


Today is Thursday, 5 May 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: Cartoonists Day, Cinco de Mayo, Martin Z. Mollusk Day, National Day of Prayer (US), Stock Market Crash of 1893 – Anniversary, and Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Day).

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