Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Genealogy News Bits for March 16, 2011

Here are some of today's genealogy stories that may be of interest to you:

The March/April issue of Shades of the Departed is ready for you. Check it out.

Noted professional genealogist Michael Hait is hosting two free webinars this week: "What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive' Search?" and "African-American Genealogy: Tearing Down Brick Walls." More information on both at the Adventures in Genealogy Education blog here.

Also from Adventures in Genealogy Education is this list of annual genealogy writing competitions.

The Dallas Genealogical Society has a call for nominations for officers.

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) now provides access to Massachusetts Jewish cemetery records. More information and the press release can be found here.

That's all for now. Go forth and be awesome.


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