Genealogy News


New Projects from MyHeritage
Member Pat Rongey shares a link to a new project from MyHeritage – helping adoptees connect with their birth families.  Free DNA kits to eligible participants!  Apply  HERE.

Also from MyHeritage – a new database of U.S. School Yearbooks, 1890-1979.
“. . . names can be searched accurately (with synonyms and translations, which is often not possible in free-text collections), as well as matched automatically to the family trees on MyHeritage.”  Read more and access a 14-day free trial HERE.

County Boundaries
Member Marilee Mulvey shares an article from Dick Eastman’s blog on the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, a free website.  Click HERE.

President Mike Allen announces Spring events from the Oregon Genealogical Society:
1.  Family History Writing Workshop April 6 – Jill Morelli (Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors);
2.  Spring Genealogy Seminar Saturday, April 7, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Topics include:  6500 Miles & 32 Repositories: My Travels through the Midwest.  Research at courthouses, archives, & State libraries; Solving the Family Myth Using the Principles of Logic; The Genealogical Proof Standard for Everyone; and Finding Our Women: 25+ Places to Find a Surname.

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