Genealogy Bargains for Monday 22 August 2016

Discover Your Roots 2016 Issue - special annual edition from Family Tree Magazine! “Discover Your Roots is an annual guide to getting started in genealogy research. Here, you’ll find articles written by seasoned genealogists sharing how to best research your ancestors, how to make the use of online resources, tips for organizing your research and more. In addition to these, you’ll find a workbook full of forms designed to help you better plan and record your family history research.” Only $9.99! Click here for digital download (no shipping fee!) and click here for the print edition (use promo code ROOTS for FREE SHIPPING!) - via Shop Family Tree

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Monday, August 22, 2016

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NEW Genealogy Bargains

Discover Your Roots 2016 Issue - special annual edition from Family Tree Magazine! “Discover Your Roots is an annual guide to getting started in genealogy research. Here, you’ll find articles written by seasoned genealogists sharing how to best research your ancestors, how to make the use of online resources, tips for organizing your research and more. In addition to these, you’ll find a workbook full of forms designed to help you better plan and record your family history research.” Only $9.99! Click here for digital download (no shipping fee!) and click here for the print edition (use promo code ROOTS for FREE SHIPPING!) - via Shop Family Tree

  • Discover Your Roots 2016 Issue – special annual edition from Family Tree Magazine! “Discover Your Roots is an annual guide to getting started in genealogy research. Here, you’ll find articles written by seasoned genealogists sharing how to best research your ancestors, how to make the use of online resources, tips for organizing your research and more. In addition to these, you’ll find a workbook full of forms designed to help you better plan and record your family history research.” Only $9.99! Click here for digital download (no shipping fee!) and click here for the print edition (use promo code ROOTS for FREE SHIPPING!) – via Shop Family Tree. ALSO! Don’t forget to use promo code SFTTHOMAS16 on the digital version to save 15% The final price is $8.49! (Note: you cannot combine promo codes at Shop Family Tree, so either use ROOTS for the free shipping or SFTTHOMAS16 for the 15% discount on the print edition).

Save 77% on Genealogist’s iPad Power Pack from Shop Family Tree - normally $206.41, now just $59.99 - “Outfit your iPad with everything you need to pursue your genealogy. Packed with great tools, you'll have everything you need to research your family tree on the go with this fantastic collection. Discover time saving tools for accomplishing your research, organization tips for your digital photos and bust down brick walls, and use the guidebooks and pocket references to look up the information you need while you're out researching. With everything in one place, doing your research will be a breeze!” Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Save 77% on Genealogist’s iPad Power Pack from Shop Family Tree – normally $206.41, now just $59.99 – “Outfit your iPad with everything you need to pursue your genealogy. Packed with great tools, you’ll have everything you need to research your family tree on the go with this fantastic collection. Discover time saving tools for accomplishing your research, organization tips for your digital photos and bust down brick walls, and use the guidebooks and pocket references to look up the information you need while you’re out researching. With everything in one place, doing your research will be a breeze!” Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

Twisted Twigs is holding its second annual Labor Day sale!

  • Special Labor Day Military Records Contest from Twisted Twigs – Enter the Twisted Twigs Military Labor Day 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 Wednesday 24 August 2016. Click here to enter!

FREE Webinar - Using Findmypast to Unlock Your Irish Ancestry presented by Brian Donovan, Wednesday, August 24th, 1:00 pm Central - “There are over 100 million unique Irish genealogical records at findmypast.com, by far the largest collection anywhere online. But using them well is the subject of this talk. Brian will talk through the many collections available online, focusing on those records which are most valuable for Irish research.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE Webinar – Using Findmypast to Unlock Your Irish Ancestry presented by Brian Donovan, Wednesday, August 24th, 1:00 pm Central – “There are over 100 million unique Irish genealogical records at findmypast.com, by far the largest collection anywhere online. But using them well is the subject of this talk. Brian will talk through the many collections available online, focusing on those records which are most valuable for Irish research.” Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

EXPIRING SOON Genealogy Bargains

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You won't see another sale Family Tree DNA like this until the holidays! Get the Family Finder DNA test kit for 30% off - now only $69!

  • Amazing Summer Sale at Family Tree DNA – save $30 on Family Finder DNA test kit, normally $99, now just $69!  While sales at other genealogy DNA vendors occur frequently, it is rare to have a sale this good and on a great product! Click here to save – via Family Tree DNA

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee reviews Organize Your Genealogy by Drew Smith – learn how to invest in organizing your genealogy now so you have more time to find ancestors later!

GeneaBloggers continues its special affiliation with NEHGS - enjoy savings on these select publications during August 2016!

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 – Monday, 22 August 2016

Aug 22, 1945. Less than a week after the Japanese surrender ended WWII, a team of Free French parachuted into southern Indochina in response to a successful coup by a Communist guerrilla named Ho Chi Minh in the French colony.

Aug 22, 1945. Less than a week after the Japanese surrender ended WWII, a team of Free French parachuted into southern Indochina in response to a successful coup by a Communist guerrilla named Ho Chi Minh in the French colony.


Today is Monday, 22 August 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: Ray Bradbury’s Birthday – Anniversary, Mormon Choir First Performance – Anniversary, Dorothy Parker’s Birthday – Anniversary and Vietnam Conflict begins – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 21 August 2016

Aug 21– Oct 15, 1858. At Ottawa, IL, Abraham Lincoln began a series of debates throughout Illinois with Stephen A. Douglas that would propel Lincoln to national notoriety. Republican Lincoln was challenging Democrat Douglas’s bid for reelection to the US Senate. The two men conducted seven spirited public debates that often wrestled with the question of slavery in US territories. Although Douglas won reelection, Lincoln’s eloquence gained him acclaim and he was chosen to be the Republican Party’s candidate for president in the 1860 elections. In 1860 Lincoln defeated Douglas to become president.

Aug 21– Oct 15, 1858. At Ottawa, IL, Abraham Lincoln began a series of debates throughout Illinois with Stephen A. Douglas that would propel Lincoln to national notoriety. Republican Lincoln was challenging Democrat Douglas’s bid for reelection to the US Senate. The two men conducted seven spirited public debates that often wrestled with the question of slavery in US territories. Although Douglas won reelection, Lincoln’s eloquence gained him acclaim and he was chosen to be the Republican Party’s candidate for president in the 1860 elections. In 1860 Lincoln defeated Douglas to become president.


Today is Sunday, 21 August 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: Hawaii – Admission Day, American Bar Association founded – Anniversary, Lincoln-Douglas Debates – Anniversary, and Poet’s Day.

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