Wednesday, November 07, 2012

AMD: Ancestry App benefits Royal British Legion, FamilySearch

DearREADERS,
Tidbits of genealogy-related info that came Across Myrt's Desk today:

Ancestry.co.uk releases Remembrance Facebook app to raise funds for Royal British Legion"Kelly Godfrey, senior digital marketing manager for Ancestry.co.uk explained to The Drum that the company was hoping to further engage with its dedicated Facebook community over Remembrance Weekend, while reaching a new audience to exceed the 10,200 tributes to WW1 heroes that were posted last year."
Read more at http://www.thedrum.com/news/2012/11/06/ancestrycouk-releases-remembrance-facebook-app-raise-funds-royal-british-legion#6SygdjELkjEPfwVm.99 



FamilySearch makes genealogical records available to all by Tonya Papanikolas, KSL News. This article features well-known German genealogy researcher and friend Baerbel Johnson who says :"My grandfather grew up in Offenbach and had his first business in Offenbach."  The article goes on to explains "They recently found a city directory from 1899, with an entry for Moris Klamisch, her great grandfather, who was a machinist. They viewed the original passport of Baerbel's grandfather as well."  My DearREADERS know FamilySearch.org is a top-notch genealogy website, but television viewers in the KSL may not yet know about the site.


Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
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