Genealogy Bargains for Saturday 1 October 2016

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UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Saturday, October 1, 2016

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NEW Genealogy Bargains

The best offer right now for MyHeritage - save 50% and make amazing progress with your genealogy research!

50% OFF MyHeritage Complete Package – was $250.74, now just $125.29 – you get a full year’s access to AMAZING technologies and data (see below). Click here to save – via MyHeritage

  • Private family site with unlimited capacity
  • Start a new tree or import GEDCOM
  • Unlimited photo storage
  • Apps for iOS/Android smart phones and tablets
  • Smart Matches™ with 35 million trees
  • Global Name Translation™
  • Record Detective™ II
  • Book Matching
  • NEW Pedigree Map™
  • NEW Sun Charts™
  • NEW DNA Matching
  • Over 6.9 Billion historical records
  • Automatic Record Matches
  • Vital records from 48 countries
  • Military and immigration records
  • 1790-1940 USA Census
  • 1841-1911 England & Wales census
  • Compilation of Published Sources collection with over 450,000 books and 91 million pages
  • Family Tree Builder premium software
  • Join 85 million users who have built trees with 2 billion people

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  • 65% off Ultimate Evernote for Genealogy Collection – normally $201.51, now just $69.99 – Evernote “lets you capture and save all your notes, photos, and other genealogy information in one spot that’s accessible from any device and syncs to the cloud. Whether you’re looking to find an easy, versatile tool to preserve your family history online or have started using Evernote and want to explore everything you can do with it, this collection provides webinars, guides and supplies to help you make the most of this hot digital note-taking and organization tool. Includes the book, How to Use Evernote for Genealogy, plus a 3 month Evernote Premium access.” Click here to shop – via Shop Family Tree

FREE WEBINAR RECORDING - Watch Geoff Live - Using Legacy to Assemble a Family presented by Geoff Rasmussen - "In this webinar, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will begin to document and assemble the family using records he recently discovered (divorce papers, census records, obituaries, and marriage records). You are invited to watch live as he adds the information to his personal Legacy family file. In this live, unscripted session, Geoff will talk his way through setting up the source clipboard, adding custom events, utilizing the To Do List, stitching multiple pages into a combined digital file, and adding the new information he found. Viewers will learn data entry and analysis skills for most efficiently using Legacy Family Tree to assemble ancestral families.” Click here to view the recording for FREE - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE WEBINAR RECORDING – Watch Geoff Live – Using Legacy to Assemble a Family presented by Geoff Rasmussen – “In this webinar, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will begin to document and assemble the family using records he recently discovered (divorce papers, census records, obituaries, and marriage records). You are invited to watch live as he adds the information to his personal Legacy family file. In this live, unscripted session, Geoff will talk his way through setting up the source clipboard, adding custom events, utilizing the To Do List, stitching multiple pages into a combined digital file, and adding the new information he found. Viewers will learn data entry and analysis skills for most efficiently using Legacy Family Tree to assemble ancestral families.” Click here to view the recording for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

23andme Introduces $99 Ancestry test - “Experience your ancestry in a new way! Get a breakdown of your global ancestry by percentages, connect with DNA relatives and more.” 23andme now offers a test kit at 50% off the price of its DNA + Health test kit. Click here for details - via 23andme

  • 23andme Introduces $99 Ancestry test – “Experience your ancestry in a new way! Get a breakdown of your global ancestry by percentages, connect with DNA relatives and more.”  23andme now offers a test kit at 50% off the price of its DNA + Health test kit. Click here for details – via 23andme

FREE BCG Lectures Online! “Top genealogists Pamela Boyer Sayre, Elizabeth Shown Mills, Ann Staley, Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, David McDonald, and Judy Russell will present six one-hour lectures held at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City Friday, 7 October 2016 between 9 AM and 5 PM Mountain U.S. time. The lectures are free and open to the public (registration is not required), sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Most will also be broadcast online.” Click here for more information and to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars the the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

  • FREE BCG Lectures Online! “Top genealogists Pamela Boyer Sayre, Elizabeth Shown Mills, Ann Staley, Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, David McDonald, and Judy Russell will present six one-hour lectures held at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City Friday, 7 October 2016 between 9 AM and 5 PM Mountain U.S. time. The lectures are free and open to the public (registration is not required), sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Most will also be broadcast online.” Click here for more information and to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars the the Board for Certification of Genealogists.

FREE! National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair October 26 & 27, 2016! “On October 26 & 27, 2016 (Wednesday & Thursday), the National Archives is hosting a two-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast. Viewers have the opportunity to participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live event on YouTube. All of the session videos and handouts will be available from this web page free of charge. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience. Registration is not required.” Click here for more information - via National Archives.

  • FREE! National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair October 26 & 27, 2016!  “On October 26 & 27, 2016 (Wednesday & Thursday), the National Archives is hosting a two-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast. Viewers have the opportunity to participate with the presenters and other family historians during the live event on YouTube. All of the session videos and handouts will be available from this web page free of charge. You can watch the sessions and download the materials at your convenience. Registration is not required.”  Click here for more information – via National Archives.

70% Off New Yearly Subscription at FindMyPast! Get the brand new "Starter" local package for just $34.95 instead of the former price of $114.50! If you're just starting out on your family history adventure, then this is the package for you. For only $34.95 a year you can access over 2.9 billion records, including US birth, marriage and death records, US immigration and travel records, US newspapers and our collection of UK census records. Click here for more information - via Findmypast

  • 70% Off New Yearly Subscription at FindMyPast! Get the brand new “Starter” local package for just $34.95 instead of the former price of $114.50! If you’re just starting out on your family history adventure, then this is the package for you. For only $34.95 a year you can access over 2.9 billion records, including US birth, marriage and death records, US immigration and travel records, US newspapers and our collection of UK census records. Click here for more information – via Findmypast

Family Finder from Family Tree DNA - New Price at $79 per kit! After the amazing Sizzling Summer Sale the past few weeks, Family Tree DNA has lowered the price from $99 to $79. Click here to save - via FamilyTree DNA

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 – Saturday, 1 October 2016

On 1 October 1984, the term "cyberspace" was used in the science fiction novel Neuromancer by William Gibson.

On 1 October 1984, the term “cyberspace” was used in the science fiction novel Neuromancer by William Gibson.


Today is Saturday, 1 October 2016 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Celiac Disease Awareness Month, “Cyberspace” Term Coined – Anniversary, Data Backup Day, Family History Month, Gay and Lesbian History Month, German-American Heritage Month, Levittown Opens – Anniversary, and Polish-American Heritage Month.

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Genealogy Blogging Events: 30 September – 7 October 2016

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 30 September - 7 October 2016 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!

  • 30 September: Feast of St. Jerome, James Dean Death Anniversary, First Annual Fair in America – Anniversary, Gutenberg Bible Published – Anniversary, and James Meredith Enrolls at Ole Miss – Anniversary.
  • 1 October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Celiac Disease Awareness Month, “Cyberspace” Term Coined – Anniversary, Data Backup Day, Family History Month, Gay and Lesbian History Month, German-American Heritage Month, Levittown Opens – Anniversary, and Polish-American Heritage Month.
  • 2 October: Mohandas Gandhi’s Birthday – Anniversary, Guardian Angels Day, Thurgood Marshall Sworn In To US Supreme Court – Anniversary, Groucho Marx’s Birthday – Anniversary, Peanuts Debut – Anniversary, Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown), and “The Twilight Zone” Television Debut – Anniversary.
  • 3 October: “Captain Kangaroo” Television Debut – Anniversary, Blue Shirt Day – World Day of Bullying Prevention, German Reunification – Anniversary, “Mickey Mouse Club” Television Debut – Anniversary, and World Habitat Day.
  • 4 October: “Dick Tracy” Cartoon Debuts – Anniversary, Fire Prevention Week Begins, Charlton Heston’s Birthday – Anniversary, “Leave It To Beaver” Television Debut – Anniversary, Mental Illness Awareness Week Begins, Saint Francis of Assisi Feast Day, National Work From Home Week, and Edward L. Stratemeyer’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 5 October: Richard E. Byrd’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jonathan Edwards’ Birthday – Anniversary, Monty Python’s Flying Circus Debuts – Anniversary, and World Teachers Day.
  • 6 October: “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” debuts on television – Anniversary, National German-American Day, and Yom Kippur War – Anniversary.
  • 7 October: “Cats” Premiere – Anniversary, Dow Jones Industrial Average – Anniversary, National Diversity Day, and “Your Hit Parade” Television Debut – Anniversary.

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