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May 5, 2010

has expanded its collection of British military records with the release of the Royal Marine Medal Roll 1914-1920.

They have also announced their take over of
It will be relaunched as

Meet Your Ancestors (using this linked image helps makes this free podcast possible - thank you!)

Ancestry has launched a new wiki that includes two books - The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy and Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.  The wiki can be found at the Ancestry Wiki.

The Family Search Wiki
Ancestry also has announced that it plans on releasing Family Tree Maker for the Mac later this year.

Over 300 Million new names have been added online at the FamilySearch Record Search Pilot
1. Go to 
2. Click Search Records
3. Click Record Search Pilot

Genealogy Gems
My article Undercover Genealogy appears in the July 2010 issue of Family Tree Magazine
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Upcoming Classes:
Attend one of my classes at Family Tree University

I'm also now a contributing blogger for the Visit Salt Lake City website. Read my first post on Newspaper Research.

Get my books in the Genealogy Gems store

iPhone / iTouch / iPad users be sure and download the Genealogy Gems Podcast App


New Listener Blogs:

Maria in Australia.  Wishful Linking
Try out the free Shapes tool for creating collages like Marie did

Connie Williams, Califonia.  Constance Comment

Challe Talbot wrote in asking about how to approach incorrect data in online family trees.  I have some thoughts on that.

GEM: A Criminal Past
Interview with author Ron Arons about his book Wanted! U.S. Criminal Records

GEM: Google Look Alikes
Check out the new features of Google Search
Be sure and scroll all the way to the bottom of your search results page.

Watch my video on the Google News Timeline
Be sure and Subscribe for free to my YouTube channel while you are there!

Related Search - in the search box type related:keyword

Google Earth for Genealogy video series by Lisa Louise Cooke