Created: Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:25
Family Tree DNA Now Accepts All Ancestry.com Autosomal Transfers and 23andMe V3 and V4
Family Tree DNA now accepts AncestryDNA and 23&Me transfers. Previously some DNA tests were not compatible with Family Tree DNA's system but that has not been fixed. The cost to upload and see
the top 20 ALL matches is completely free and only take seconds to do. You will have to have a free account. There is an optional $19 charge to utilize all the tools including the chromosome browser and ethnicity estimates. Previously the charge was $39.
UPDATE: Exciting new points are that ALL of your matches are free for transfer kits, not just the first 20 matches. In addition, the matrix feature is free too, so you can see if your matches also match each other.
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Created: Friday, 03 February 2017 11:27
The Genealogy Library Inside Your Computer: How to Increase Your Personal Genealogy Library without Additional Bookshelves
From Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, by Dick Eastman · February 2, 2017
Thousands of genealogy books are available to you right now. You can search for them and, if you find some that look interesting, you can be reading them within minutes. There is no waiting for the post office to deliver them. Best of all is the price: most of them are available free of charge!
NOTE: a few of the ebooks are only available on CD-ROM which obviously does involve a postal delay and normally costs some money..
As you may have guessed, these are out-of-copyright books printed prior to 1923 plus a handful of later books. Luckily, there were a lot of genealogy books published in those days. After all, the records weren't as old back then!
In addition, I will list sources for many newer genealogy books that are for sale at modest prices.
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