23andMe To Update Interpretation of Over 10,000 SNPs for v4 Chip Testers

UPDATED to include responses by Christine M. of 23andMe. If you are a 23andMe v4 chip tester, good news. It does mean downloading raw data will be temporarily disabled for everyone starting Monday and lasting until ? so download your … Continue reading

FamilySearch WorldWide Indexing Starts Today at 7 PM US Central Time

FamilySearch Indexing event starts in bit less than 7 hours. You can find more information about the event on FamilySearch’s blog. Join volunteers from around the world on July 20 and 21 for an international history-making event! The goal? For … Continue reading

On Again Off Again Free AncestryDNA Kit for New Ancestry Yearly Subscriptions – Part Two

I reported on the free AncestryDNA kit offer for new Ancestry.com subscribers¬†two weeks ago. The sale was over in less than two days. It’s back. The deal is now $99 for six month subscription or $19.99/month for six months with … Continue reading

FamilySearch Launches Two Mobile Apps – FamilySearch Tree and FamilySearch Memories

FamilySearch announced the release of two new mobile apps -¬†FamilySearch Tree (Android and Apple devices) and FamilySearch Memories (Apple devices only for now). Suggest you read the Terms of Service for the app before downloading or using it. Recommend getting … Continue reading

Fold3.com Offering Free Access to Revolutionary War Records Through 31 July 2014

In addition to my last post about MyHeritage offering free World War I access this month, Fold3.com is offering free Revolutionary War access through the end of the month. Free access includes Revolutionary War pensions, service records, war rolls, payment … Continue reading

Free World War I Records Access on MyHeritage.com Through 31 July 2014

World War I records on MyHeritage free through the end of July – http://blog.myheritage.com/2014/07/search-wwi-military-records-for-free. It includes the following record collections: Silver War Badge Recipients, 1914 – 1918 British Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914 – 1919 The National Roll … Continue reading