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I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Here’s a special Monday edition of our weekly
Irish website that FindMyPast.uk introduced earlier this year, has added a feature
that lets you build your family tree on the site for free (you’ll need to register
for a free account with the site). According to the
announcement, it’s the first step in the site’s development of a fully integrated
family tree program where you can store photos and historical information.
partnered with Family Tree DNA to add
genetic genealogy testing to its offerings. Archives.com visitors can now purchase
Family Tree DNA’s Y-chromosome, mitochondrial and Family Finder tests (they’re up
to 30 percent off on Archives.com for a limited time). Read
the full announcement on the Archives.com blog.
The National Genealogical Society has released
its 2012 Family History Conference Program in searchable form. The conferene is
May 9–12 in Cincinnati (our hometown—will we see you there?). Registration
opens soon: This Thursday, Dec. 1.