Finding Your Roots – Season 3 – Episode 5 – Now Available for Online Viewing

Catch business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry on tonight on Finding Your Roots – Season 3, Episode 5 on PBS

Finding Your Roots – Episode 5, Season 3 – Visionaries

In the current season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode featured business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry. The episode is entitled Visionaries and can now be viewed online – click here to access the video. Video access expires on March 1, 2016.

Upcoming Episodes of Finding Your Roots

The sixth episode of Season 3, entitled War Stories, is scheduled for next Tuesday evening, 9 February 2016, and features Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain exploring the military service of their families.. Check the listings for your local PBS station – most stations will air the episode at 8:00 pm.

Here is the schedule of upcoming episodes for Season 3 of Finding Your Roots:

  • February 9, 2016 – War Stories: Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain explore the military service of their families.
  • February 16, 2016 – Family Reunions: DNA technology uncovers the family mysteries of hip hop legends Sean Combs and LL Cool J.
  • February 23, 2016 – The Pioneers: Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem and Sandra Cisneros learn about their pioneering ancestors.
  • March 1, 2016 – The Long Way Home: Discover how actress Julianna Marguiles, author Azar Nafisi and chef Lidia Bastianich are bound together by their ancestors’ singular and deeply human desire to preserve their most cherished traditions.
  • March 8, 2016 – Maps of Stars: Learn how Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow, who last shared the screen together in 1969, also share a history of tragic deaths in their families that played major roles in shaping future generations.

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Genealogy Bargains for Wednesday 3 February 2016

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee reviews How to Use Evernote for Genealogy by Kerry Scott - “A complete guide to mastering Evernote and making it work for your genealogy research!”

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee reviews How to Use Evernote for Genealogy by Kerry Scott - “A complete guide to mastering Evernote and making it work for your genealogy research!”

Save 50% on How to Use Evernote for Genealogy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize Your Research and Boost Your Genealogy Productivity by Kerry Scott (Kindle version) – this is THE BOOK on Evernote for genealogy! $25.99 print version, now just $12.99 Kindle version. Click here to save – via Amazon

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

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FREE Access! Databases at American Ancestors include Hampden County, MA: Black Families in Hampden County, 1650-1865; People of Color in the Massachusetts State Census, 1855-1865; Massachusetts: 1855 State Census; Massachusetts: 1865 State Census; and Free Negro Heads of Families in the United States in 1830. Click here for access – via American Ancestors.

  • FREE Access! Databases at American Ancestors include Hampden County, MA: Black Families in Hampden County, 1650-1865; People of Color in the Massachusetts State Census, 1855-1865; Massachusetts: 1855 State Census; Massachusetts: 1865 State Census; and Free Negro Heads of Families in the United States in 1830. Click here for access – via American Ancestors.

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  • NEW ebook – Evidentia Companion – “The Evidentia Companion is the perfect complement to Evidentia, the desktop application being used by genealogist worldwide to organize and analyze the information they have recorded.” – save 15% by using promo code FRUGALGEN2016 – click here for more info – via Evidentia

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Feb 3, 1959. The anniversary of the death of rock-and-roll legend Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holly. “The Day the Music Died,” so called in singer Don McLean’s song “American Pie,” is the date on which Holly was killed in a plane crash in a cornfield near Mason City, IA, along with J.P. Richardson (otherwise known as “The Big Bopper”) and Richie Valens. Holly was born Sept 7, 1936, at Lubbock, TX.

Feb 3, 1959. The anniversary of the death of rock-and-roll legend Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holly. “The Day the Music Died,” so called in singer Don McLean’s song “American Pie,” is the date on which Holly was killed in a plane crash in a cornfield near Mason City, IA, along with J.P. Richardson (otherwise known as “The Big Bopper”) and Richie Valens. Holly was born Sept 7, 1936, at Lubbock, TX.


Today is Wednesday, 3 February 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Elizabeth Blackwell’s Birthday – Anniversary, Fifteenth Amendment Day, Income Tax – Anniversary, and The Day The Music Died – Anniversary.

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