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Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter - 5 new articles
One of the best bargains I know is almost unknown. Amazon offers Kindle Unlimited, a service that allows you to read as much as you want, choosing from over 700,000 titles and even from thousands of audiobooks.
Not all Kindle books are available on Kindle Unlimited but I suspect most people will find plenty to keep them busy for a long, long time. You don’t need to own a Kindle device to enjoy Kindle Unlimited. With the free Kindle reading apps for the iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, Android...
Guide to DNA Testing: How to Identify Ancestors, Confirm Relationships, and Measure Ethnic Ancestry through DNA Testing
Richard Hill has released version 2 of his Guide to DNA Testing: How to Identify Ancestors, Confirm Relationships, and Measure Ethnic Ancestry through DNA Testing. The ebook is available as a Kindle book. It sells for the modest price of 99 cents (U.S.)
The Guide is a brief overview designed to help people (1) see the benefits of genetic genealogy and (2) take the right tests for their needs. By offering this to the huge Amazon audience, Richard hopes to get many more genealogists to take the...
The following announcement was written by the Seattle Genealogical Society:
The Seattle Genealogical Society is proud to announce the availability of a huge database, the SGS King County Court Cases Index, 1881-1980, or KC3I for short. This index contains over 1.7 million records. Of these, divorces and other end-of marriage cases comprise over 700,000 of the entries, and probate and similar cases account for nearly 300,000 more.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Proposes to Expand Requests for Tombstone Markers on Behalf of Deceased Veterans
On October 1, 2014, the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published, in the Federal Register, a proposed rule to amend the existing definition of eligible applicants by expanding the types of individuals who may request headstones or markers on behalf of decedents. The amendment addresses concerns that the existing applicant definition is too restrictive and results in identified Veteran gravesites going unmarked.
Those wishing to review and...
Some people choose to honor the memory of a lost loved one by doing something creative with their ashes. What’s more creative than taking their remains to the very top of the Earth’s atmosphere and releasing them? That’s what Mesoloft is offering to those who want to say goodbye in a way that no one will ever forget.
Mesoloft makes it possible to honor the dream and memory of your departed loved one by lifting the cremated remains of a beloved family member into the magnificent...