Thursday, March 06, 2008

DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour 4 Mar 2008 genealogy podcast

DearLISTENERS & READERS,
The newest genealogy podcast, DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour 4 Mar 2008 is available for listening via computer or transferred to any .mp3 player if you choose to download the file. An alternative would be to download the file automatically via iTunes, just search for "DearMYRTLE" and click to subscribe for free.

You don’t need an iPod to listen, any .mp3 player or your computer (with the speakers turned on!) will do. For a complete list of current DearMYRTLE podcasts visit: http://podcasts.dearmyrtle.com. Please note the new "play button" for those who wish to listen to the podcast via the internet.

TOPICS & GUESTS THIS WEEK
Mark Tucker,
the compiler of the Genealogical Research Map . Mark is a software architect by day and a family historian on as many nights and weekends as possible. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems and has been developing software professionally for more than fourteen years. He is a member of NGS and the author of the ThinkGenealogy blog that discusses innovation in genealogy software. Mark will be presenting at the March 2008 Brigham Young University Computerized Genealogy Conference, and is anticipating an in-home visit from Dick Eastman and the Footnote.com team. (Gosh, how Ol’ Myrt here would like to sit in on that experience!)

MIGHTY MOUSE TOUR See DearMYRTLE’s BEST of the Internet for Genealogists – 2 March 2008 for specifics on the following award-winning websites:
  1. BLOG: Karen E. Livsey’s "Holland Land Company Records: Land Research in Western New York State"
  2. INSTRUCTION: GenClass.com
  3. DATABASE SITE: Legacy.com’s Memorial Websites
  4. SCANNED IMAGE SITE: Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
  5. PODCAST: Biography Podcast 0018: Liliʻuokalani, Queen of Hawaii
  6. VIDEO: Family Survival Kit (hilarious, you MUST see this!)
  7. COMMENTARY: Chris Dunham’s "Top ten worst ways to begin a Family History (Find the literary reference to Dick Eastman’s newsletter.)
  8. INNOVATION: Wikipedia the free online encyclopedia
  9. MOST INTERESTING THREAD: Editor ‘Jasia" pulls together 18 genealogy blog entries from all over the internet for the "Carnival of Genealogy, 23rd Edition " about "school days".
  10. ETHNIC STUDIES: Robert Ellis’ "Looking for an Ancestor in the Panama Canal Zone, 1904–1914

LINKS WE MENTION

LINKS TO DearMYRTLE’s RECENT BLOG ENTRIES

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt
DearMYRTLE,
Your friend in genealogy.
Myrt@DearMYRTLE.com
http://blog.DearMYRTLE.com

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