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Congratulations to Lisa Louise Cooke, podcaster and blogger at Genealogy
Gems (and Family
Tree Magazine podcast host). Appadvice.com named
Lisa’s Genealogy Gems Podcast app a must-have in the Hobby
category of its AppList. Appadvice.com reviewers called it “a great resource for
both amateur and professional Genealogists … The interface is easy to use and the
type and controls are larger, making this application ideal even for older users.”
The Genealogy Gems podcast app features streaming of the Genealogy Gems podcast, plus
show notes and bonus material. It’s available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (at
the iTunes store) and Android phone (in the Marketplace).
FamilySearch added 4.3 million record images
this week, nearly half of those to its Hungary Civil Registration, 1895–1980, collection
husband is a quarter Hungarian, so this moves up his tree a few notches on my
Other new records come from Austria, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Panama, and
the US. Note these record images aren’t yet indexed, so you’ll need to browse them. See
the updated collections and link to them from here.
The California Genealogical Society and Ancestry.com are
putting on an Ancestry Day Nov. 5 in San Francisco. It’ll include classes, Ancestry.com
experts to answer your questions and one-on-one consultations with genealogists. The
early bird price ends Oct. 5. You
can register here.