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Findmypast Announces Online Release of Over 10 Million New US Marriage Records

Another major announcement has been made at the National Genealogical Company’s annual conference in Fort Lauderdale: Findmypast is releasing a huge batch of US marriage records. The following was written by Findmypast:

  • New records contain over 30 million names
  • Includes significant additions from Indiana, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Maine
  • Includes 1 million names published online for the first time and only found on Findmypast

US_MarriagesLeading family history website, ...

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Announcing 2017 GRIP Courses

The following announcement was written by the folks at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh:

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh [GRIP] holds week-long courses at La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, each summer in two separate weeks, each with different courses. The 2017 dates are June 25-30, 2017 and July 16-21, 2017. The following courses will be held (schedule to be determined):

  • Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. with “Practical Genetic...

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The Clixta app Allows Smartphone Users to Upload, Store And Share Their Old Photographs

Two British entrepreneurs have announced a new smartphone app that will allow people to upload, store and share their old photographs. The founders hope that the Clixta app can act both as a place where families or other groups can share old photos privately and as a public archive for British social history.

The app looks interesting but I have to wonder “what’s new?” Today’s smartphones already have a dozen or more available apps that will do essentially the same...

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Ancestry.com Loses a Trademark Case Against DNA Diagnostics Center for the Marketing of “AncestryByDNA”

Last year, Ancestry.com filed a trademark infringement law suit against DNA Diagnostics Center, Inc. (“DDC”) in the Ohio Southern District Court in Cincinnati. The lawsuit alleged that DDC’s use of the “AncestrybyDNA” brand and trademark was an infringement of Ancestry.com’s trademark of “AncestryDNA” and was causing confusion amongst consumers. Some people were purchasing DNA services from DDC without realizing they were not dealing with...

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Drew Smith Awarded the Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship

The annual conference of the (US) National Genealogical Society starts tomorrow and I expect a number of new announcements will be issued. Here is the first one, written by the National Genealogical Society:

drewsmithARLINGTON, VA, 3 MAY 2016— Drew Smith, MLS, is the 2016 recipient of the Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship. Smith, an Assistant Librarian in the Academic Services department of the University of South Florida Tampa Library, received his award and its $1,000 prize, which is...

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