Genealogy Bargains for Thursday 19 January 2017

Save 40% on German Genealogy Book Bundle at Shop Family Tree - regularly $46.98, now just $27.99 PLUS FREE SHIPPING

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Thursday, January 19, 2017

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NEW Genealogy Bargains

Win a copy of Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook from Shop Family Tree

  • NEW! Win a Copy of the Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook from Shop Family Tree – “Ancestry.com keeps growing, and the site has numerous ways of helping you expand your family tree. But where do you start researching, and how do you get around the huge and ever-changing site? In this workbook, an essential companion to the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com, you’ll learn how to use Ancestry.com and its resources to your full advantage, with helpful guides to Ancestry’s digitized records and services like AncestryDNA.”  Click here to enter – via Shop Family Tree

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Save 40% on German Genealogy Book Bundle at Shop Family Tree - regularly $46.98, now just $27.99 PLUS FREE SHIPPING

  • NEW! Save 40% on German Genealogy Book Bundle at Shop Family Tree – regularly $46.98, now just $27.99 PLUS FREE SHIPPING! – “Take your German genealogy research to the next level! In this bundle, you learn as much as possible about your German ancestors with maps, timelines, and sample records. You will also have worksheets to log your research progress! Whether your ancestors came from Bavaria, Baden, Prussia, or Hesse, this bundle will help you find your German ancestors on the Internet.” Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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NEW! Save 40% on Fold3 during 10th Anniversary Sale - regularly $79.95, now just $47.95 for a one year subscription.

NEW! Save 40% on Fold3 during 10th Anniversary Sale – regularly $79.95, now just $47.95 for a one year subscription. Get access to everything on Fold3, including many military records you won’t find elsewhere online:

  • Complete Revolutionary War Service & Pension Records
  • Complete Confederate Civil War Service Records
  • Union Civil War Service Records
  • Civil War Widows Records
  • War of 1812 Pension Applications & Service Records
  • Mexican War Service Records
  • World War II Photos & Records

Plus many more! Offer expires January 31st. Click here for more info – via Fold3.

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

FREE WEBINAR Create a Free Google Earth Historic Map Collection for Your Research presented by Lisa Louise Cooke, Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 pm Central - “Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your research.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • FREE WEBINAR Create a Free Google Earth Historic Map Collection for Your Research presented by Lisa Louise Cooke, Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 pm Central – “Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your research.” Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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Save 56% on Ancestry Power User Collection at Shop Family Tree - includes the brand new Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook by Nancy Hendrickson - regularly $136.95, now just $59.99 - “Expand your knowledge of the world's largest online resource for family history and become an Ancestry.com power user. If you are familiar with basic Ancestry.com searches but know little about the incredible databases and collection available for browsing, robust advanced search features, or the fun functions featured within Ancestry.com family trees, this collection is for you! You will learn essential and advanced search strategies to help you become a successful Ancestry.com user.” Click here to save - via Shop Family Tree

  • Save 56% on Ancestry Power User Collection at Shop Family Tree – includes the brand new Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook by Nancy Hendrickson – regularly $136.95, now just $59.99 – “Expand your knowledge of the world’s largest online resource for family history and become an Ancestry.com power user. If you are familiar with basic Ancestry.com searches but know little about the incredible databases and collection available for browsing, robust advanced search features, or the fun functions featured within Ancestry.com family trees, this collection is for you! You will learn essential and advanced search strategies to help you become a successful Ancestry.com user.” Click here to save – via Shop Family Tree

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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!

  • SPECIAL DISCOUNT on Evidentia Software – use promo code FRUGALGEN2017 at check out and get 20% off the list price – you pay $23.99 instead of $29.99 – “Evidentia not only solves the problems facing the genealogy community, but also simplifies the process of analyzing evidence and creating proof arguments while still following the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).” There is also a FREE 14-day trial available! If you haven’t checked out this amazing software, you really it owe to yourself and your genealogy research to do so!  Click here to save! Via Evidentia.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 19 January 2017

JOPLIN, JANIS: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY. Jan 19, 1943. Possibly the most highly regarded white female blues singer of all time, Janis Joplin was born at Port Arthur, TX. Joplin’s appearance with Big Brother and the Holding Company at the Monterey International Pop Festival in August 1967 launched her to superstar status. Among her recording hits were “Get It While You Can,” “Piece of My Heart” and “Ball and Chain.” She died of a heroin overdose Oct 4, 1970, at Hollywood, CA, at the age of 27.

JOPLIN, JANIS: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY. Jan 19, 1943. Possibly the most highly regarded white female blues singer of all time, Janis Joplin was born at Port Arthur, TX. Joplin’s appearance with Big Brother and the Holding Company at the Monterey International Pop Festival in August 1967 launched her to superstar status. Among her recording hits were “Get It While You Can,” “Piece of My Heart” and “Ball and Chain.” She died of a heroin overdose Oct 4, 1970, at Hollywood, CA, at the age of 27.


Today is Thursday, 19 January 2017, 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: Paul Cezanne’s Birthday – Anniversary, John R. Johnson’s Birthday – Anniversary, Janis Joplin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Robert E. Lee’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Edgar Allen Poe’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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GeneaBloggers Celebrates Eight Years!

GeneaBloggers, the community resource for genealogy and family history blogging, turns eight years old on January 18, 2017

GeneaBloggers Celebrates Eight Years!

And then, we were eight.  Back in 2009, GeneaBloggers started with a listing of 400 genealogy and family history blogs. We now have over 3,400 blogs listed as we celebrate our 8th blogiversary today!

GeneaBloggers History

GeneaBloggers is an online community resource listing genealogy and family history blogs from all over the world. Blogs are listed when they are submitted by the owner of the blog or by one of their readers. The only qualification is that the blog have current articles and that it be focused on genealogy and family history.

Why Blogs?

Well very often as genealogists we need a way to write the stories of our ancestors and to write our own stories about how we found them.  Each day there are close to 500 articles created by our members who write up their research finds, post photos and documents, share the latest resources (online and offline), publicize webinars and events and generally just share their infectious enthusiasm for genealogy and family history.

Facts and Figures About GeneaBloggers

GeneaBloggers was started on January 18, 2009 by Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional, author and educator who realized the need for a community of genealogy bloggers.

In addition there have been over 6,300 different articles posted at GeneaBloggers and the GeneaBloggers site averages 1.5 million views each month, including those reading via RSS feed readers.

How Can You Use the Resources at GeneaBloggers?

Even if you don’t have your own blog, you can search for your surnames across all 3,400+ blogs by clicking Search All Blogs at the top of the page. Also, check out Blog Resources which lists over links to sites about starting your own genealogy blog, managing your blog, and more.

If you are a blogger, click Suggest A Blog to submit your blog to be included at the GeneaBloggers site.  In addition, check out the About page for info on how to participate in various GeneaBloggers events such as the Daily Blogging Prompts.

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