“Genealogy Roadshow” Season 3 Episode 2 – Now Available Online

The second episode of Season 3 of Genealogy Roadshow - Miami - is now available for viewing online at PBS.

If you missed last night’s episode of Genealogy Roadshow entitled Albuquerque, you can view it below or at the PBS website by clicking here.

“Follow genealogists as they trace stories about Pocahontas, a Cuban grandfather’s secret past, the impact of WWII on a Filipino family, changes wrought by the Tuskegee experiment and a possible villainous ancestor.”

Don’t forget to tune in on Tuesday evenings now through Tuesday 28 June – check local listings for exact date and time) when Season 3 of the Genealogy Roadshow visits Albuquerque, Miami, Houston, Boston, Providence and Los Angeles.

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Genealogy Bargains for Wednesday 25 May 2016

Enter the Findmypast Tree Challenge and you could win a genealogy "expert bundle" worth over $1000

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Wednesday, May 25, 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

findmypast tree challenge

FREE HINTS at Findmypast! This week, through Monday, May 30th, you can create your family tree at Findmypast, get free hints to new records, and enter the Findmypast #TreeChallenge!

  • From 23rd May until 30th May 2016 all 1.8 billion records hinted against in Findmypast trees will be completely free
  • This includes over 116 million United States Marriages, over 10 million Irish Catholic parish registers, and 570 million UK BMDs, the largest collection available online including over 78 million exclusive parish records you won’t find anywhere else
  • Findmypast challenges you to find at least one new ancestor through an FMP family tree

Click here to get started and don’t forget to share any discoveries you make on your tree via social media with the hashtag – #TreeChallenge and you could be in with the chance of winning an expert bundle worth $1000. This includes a 64 GB Ipad mini4, a three TB hard drive and a 12 month subscription to Family Tree magazine.

ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

FREE Webinar - NEHGS: Who We Are, What We Do, and How We Can Help presented by Lindsay Fulton, Wednesday, May 25th, 1:00pm Central - “New England Historic Genealogical Society is America’s founding genealogical organization. Established in 1845, NEHGS strives to educate, inspire, and connect people through family history discovery. From our research center in Boston, Massachusetts we provide family history services, develop original scholarship, lead transformative educational tours and programs, publish genealogies and essential handbooks, and deliver data-rich online resources to our members and friends around the world. And even though New England is in our name, we have resources—both online and at our library—and a staff of experts who can assist in nearly all aspects and areas of family history research. Learn about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you explore your families’ unique place in history.” Click here to register - via Legacy Family Tree

  • FREE Webinar – NEHGS: Who We Are, What We Do, and How We Can Help presented by Lindsay Fulton, Wednesday, May 25th, 1:00pm Central – “New England Historic Genealogical Society is America’s founding genealogical organization. Established in 1845, NEHGS strives to educate, inspire, and connect people through family history discovery. From our research center in Boston, Massachusetts we provide family history services, develop original scholarship, lead transformative educational tours and programs, publish genealogies and essential handbooks, and deliver data-rich online resources to our members and friends around the world. And even though New England is in our name, we have resources—both online and at our library—and a staff of experts who can assist in nearly all aspects and areas of family history research. Learn about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you explore your families’ unique place in history.” Click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

12th Anniversary Sale at Legacy Tree Genealogists. Save $120 or more on select genealogy research projects! Click here to save - via Legacy Tree Genealogists.

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 – for fans and followers of Genealogy Bargains –get 15% off the list price – you pay $25.49 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.

20% OFF Essential Photo Organizing Course by Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective

  • 20% OFF Essential Photo Organizing Course by Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective! There are seven lessons and one bonus segment, totaling more than four hours of instruction: Getting Started, The Lives of Your Photos, Scanning Do’s and Don’ts, Keeping Track, Store It Right!, Labeling and Budget-Minded Organization, Photo Albums – Everything You Need to Know, and Bonus: Digital Organization. Click here to save – via Maureen Taylor

Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee reviews the Military Records Retrieval service provided by Twisted Twigs on Gnarled Branches Genealogy.

  • Save 20% on Military Records Retrieval from NARA! Did you know that through a special offer with Twisted Twigs, you can receive military pension files and other records much cheaper than the standard NARA rate and much faster? Read more about the sale and the ordering process here. Via GeneaBloggers

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 25 May 2016

constitutional convention

25 May 1787. At Philadelphia, PA, delegates from seven states, forming a quorum, opened the Constitutional Convention, which had been proposed by the Annapolis Convention Sept 11– 14, 1786. Among those who were in attendance: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and Elbridge Gerry.


Today is Wednesday, 25 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: Constitutional Convention – Anniversary, National Missing Children Day, National Tap Dance Day, and Towel Day.

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