Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 16 April 2015

16 April 2015 Hebrew calendar date: Nisan 27, 5775. A day established by Israel’s Knesset as a memorial to the Jewish dead of WWII. Anniversary in Jewish calendar of Nisan 27, 5705 (corresponding to Apr 10, 1945, in the Gregorian calendar), the day on which Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, north of Weimar, Germany, where about 56,000 prisoners, many of them Jewish, perished. Began at sundown Apr 9. (When Nisan 27 falls on a Sunday, Holocaust Day is observed on a Monday.)

16 April 2015 Hebrew calendar date: Nisan 27, 5775. A day established by Israel’s Knesset as a memorial to the Jewish dead of WWII. Anniversary in Jewish calendar of Nisan 27, 5705 (corresponding to Apr 10, 1945, in the Gregorian calendar), the day on which Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, north of Weimar, Germany, where about 56,000 prisoners, many of them Jewish, perished. Began at sundown Apr 9. (When Nisan 27 falls on a Sunday, Holocaust Day is observed on a Monday.)


Today is Thursday, 16 April 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Charlie Chaplin’s Birthday – Anniversary, National High Five Day, Texas City Disaster – Anniversary, and Yom Hoshoah (Holocaust Day).

Continue reading

Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 15 April 2015

The “unsinkable” luxury liner Titanic on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York, NY, struck an iceberg just before midnight Apr 14, and sank at 2: 27 AM, Apr 15. The Titanic had 2,224 persons aboard. Of these, more than 1,500 were lost. About 700 people were rescued from the icy waters off Newfoundland by the liner Carpathia, which reached the scene about two hours after the Titanic went down.

The “unsinkable” luxury liner Titanic on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York, NY, struck an iceberg just before midnight Apr 14, and sank at 2: 27 AM, Apr 15. The Titanic had 2,224 persons aboard. Of these, more than 1,500 were lost. About 700 people were rescued from the icy waters off Newfoundland by the liner Carpathia, which reached the scene about two hours after the Titanic went down.


Today is Wednesday, 15 April 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Boston Marathon Bombing – Anniversary, First McDonald’s Opens – Anniversary, Income Tax Day (US), and Sinking of the Titanic – Anniversary.

Continue reading

Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday 14 April 2015

FREE ACCESS – Civil War Collection at Fold3 – get free access to over 43 million records related to the US Civil War now through April 30th via fold3

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Tuesday, April 14, 2015


SNEAK PEEK: We’ve been told that Ancestry.com will be opening up its Immigration Records and offering FREE ACCESS starting tomorrow through April 20th. Check back here tomorrow for more info!

New Deals

FREE WEBINAR Ten Genealogical Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

  • FREE WEBINAR Ten Genealogical Lessons I Learned the Hard Way presented by Warren Bitner – this light-hearted excursion into the mistakes of a novice researcher will entertain audiences of all levels of experience – Wednesday April 15th, 1:00pm Central – click here to register – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

EXPIRING SOON

40% off 10 different items at Zazzle – includes mugs, business cards, binders, mousepads and more! Use code SAVING4TAXES through April 15th – via Zazzle

Ongoing Deals

Save 60% on the Ultimate Family Tree Digital Charts Kit – these decorative trees won't replace your working genealogy charts that cram in many generations of names and dates.

a tasteful display for any room of your home
a wedding gift for a bride or groom in your family
a new baby gift for a friend or relative
sharing family history with relatives in a format they’ll appreciate (and won’t overwhelm them)
a keepsake for your own children or grandchildren

via Shop Family Tree

Save 64% on Ultimate Genealogy Templates Collection – includes Essential Family Tree Forms library (a set of fillable PDF forms), Get Organized with Research Logs, Genealogy Research Log Templates, Genealogy File Folder Color Sheet Templates, and more! Via ShopFamilyTree

  • Save 64% on Ultimate Genealogy Templates Collection – includes Essential Family Tree Forms library (a set of fillable PDF forms), Get Organized with Research Logs, Genealogy Research Log Templates, Genealogy File Folder Color Sheet Templates, and more! Via ShopFamilyTree

90% Off – The ABCs of Gravestone Symbols

  • Save 50% on Internet and Website Hosting – Simply Hosting is offering a half-price sale on website hosting – you pay just $2.99 per month. I’ve used Simply Hosting for years and I run Geneabloggers.com, High-Definition Genealogy and Hack Genealogy all on one account!  Customer service is excellent and they have experience working with genealogists.

NEW BOOK! How to Archive Family Photos – A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally

fmp first

???????????????????????????

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 – use promo code HIDEFGEN at checkout and get 15% off the list price – you pay $25.49 instead of $29.99 – via Evidentia

“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!

10% Off Photo and Slide Scanning – use promo code Thomas2015 and save – via Larsen Digital

Follow Us on Pinterest

All new deals are posted to Pinterest – follow us there!
Follow GeneaBloggers’s board Genealogy Bargains on Pinterest.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.