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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Genealogy Bargains for Wednesday 4 May 2016

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

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Wednesday, May 4, 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!

NEW 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

International Access to The 15 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists

Readers in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries can access the free version of The 15 Habits as well. Simply go to Amazon and search for “15 Habits Frugal.” Here are some convenient links for those readers in specific countries:

How Do Free Kindle E-books Work?

The easiest way to get your copy of The 15 Habits is to click the link or image above. Or if you search on Amazon for the book, you’ll see either Add to Cart or Buy now with 1-Click® . . . just click either of those buttons.

The easiest way to get your copy of Guide to WolframAlpha for Genealogy and Family History Research is to click the Add to Cart image above. Or if you search on Amazon for the book, you'll see either Add to Cart or Buy now with 1-Click® . . . just click either of those buttons. Whatever you do, please DO NOT CLICK the "Read for free" button! This will sign you up for Amazon Kindle Unlimited and you'll receive emails and . . . well it is just a mess!

Whatever you do, please DO NOT CLICK the “Read for free” button! This will sign you up for Amazon Kindle Unlimited and you’ll receive emails and . . . well it is just a mess!

But I Don’t Have a Kindle Device! Read On . . .

Did you know that Amazon provides a FREE Kindle App that you can install on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or most any smart device? Click here to download the app . . . and don’t worry, the app is “responsive” which means it will know which version you need!

Did you know that Amazon provides a FREE Kindle App that you can install on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or most any smart device? Click here to download the app . . . and don't worry, the app is "responsive" which means it will know which version you need!

I have the Kindle App on my iPad and it works just like a Kindle device! I can change the font size, the word space and the lighting as well.

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

Save 53% on Large Family Tree Photo Frames Wall Decal - a great Mother’s Day gift! There’s still time to order a variety of genealogy and family history-related gifts at Amazon - this is an amazing wall decal where you place your own family photos on the tree! Was $39.95, now just $18.95! And FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime members! Click here to save - via Amazon

  • Save 53% on Large Family Tree Photo Frames Wall Decal – a great Mother’s Day gift! There’s still time to order a variety of genealogy and family history-related gifts at Amazon – this is an amazing wall decal where you place your own family photos on the tree!  Was $39.95, now just $18.95! And FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime members! Click here to save – 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

FREE WEBINAR - Google Drive for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee - Wednesday, May 4th, 1:00 pm Central “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 – Google Drive for Genealogists presented by Thomas MacEntee – Wednesday, May 4th, 1:00 pm Central “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

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

  • 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 – Wednesday, 4 May 2016

On 4 May 1970, four students (Allison Krause, 19; Sandra Lee Scheuer, 20; Jeffrey Glenn Miller, 20; and William K. Schroeder, 19) were killed by the National Guard during demonstrations against the Vietnam War at Kent (Ohio) State University.

On 4 May 1970, four students (Allison Krause, 19; Sandra Lee Scheuer, 20; Jeffrey Glenn Miller, 20; and William K. Schroeder, 19) were killed by the National Guard during demonstrations against the Vietnam War at Kent (Ohio) State University.


Today is Wednesday, 4 May 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy World:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Freedom Riders – Anniversary, Haymarket Square Riots – Anniversary, Audrey Hepburn’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Respect for Chickens Day, Kent State Shootings – Anniversary, and Star Wars Day.

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