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    Please note that your reply will now only go to the original sender ... From: Family Tree Newsletter Date: Thursday, February
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      From: Family Tree Newsletter <familytree-newslette@...>
      Date: Thursday, February 2, 2006 10:14 pm
      Subject: Family Tree Magazine News Service 02-02-06

      > F A M I L Y T R E E M A G A Z I N E N E W S S E R V I C E
      >
      > Feb. 2, 2006
      > http://www.familytreemagazine.com
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      > ___________________________________________________________
      > IN THIS EDITION
      >
      > * MyFamily.com Covers Canada and
      > Restructures Subscriptions
      > * Discover Your African-American Roots
      > * Worthwhile Web Sites
      > * Speakers' Schedule
      >
      > _________________________________________________________
      > MYFAMILY.COM COVERS CANADA AND
      > RESTRUCTURES SUBSCRIPTIONS
      >
      > MyFamily.com, parent company of subscription
      > genealogy database sites Ancestry.com and
      > Genealogy.com, launched a Canadian database service
      > last week.
      >
      > Ancestry.ca (http://ancestry.ca) provides access to
      > more than 150 million names, and the Web's only
      > complete index to the recently released 1911 Canadian
      > census. Your search results link to the record images
      > on the Library and Archives Canada Web site, but you
      > view them using Ancestry.ca's image viewer.
      >
      > (You can browse the census images free at
      > http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/
      > index-e.html, but unless you have a good idea of your
      > ancestor's residence, you'll be browsing for a long time.
      > Automated Genealogy is coordinating a free indexing
      > project at http://www.automatedgenealogy.com.)
      >
      > Other record collections on Ancestry.ca include Ontario
      > birth, marriage and death indexes; Ontario and Nova
      > Scotia census records; the Canadian Genealogy Index
      > (more than 2 million records of all types, most from the
      > 1600s to late 1900s); telephone directories and a
      > British Columbia death index.
      >
      > Ancestry.ca's Canadian Deluxe membership provides
      > access to all its databases for $99.95 annually, or
      > $14.95 monthly. You also can bypass a subscription
      > and use the pay-per-view option; 10 views within 14
      > days cost $5.95 (these figures are in Candian dollars).
      >
      > Meanwhile, MyFamily.com has restructured
      > subscription offerings on Ancestry.com and
      > Ancestry.co.uk, its British records site. Gone are the
      > multiple subscriptions to census, immigration and
      > other collections. New Ancestry.com subscribers now
      > select from two options: The World Deluxe membership
      > includes US, UK, Irish and Canadian records, and costs
      > $299.40 annually or $34.95 monthly (in US dollars).
      > The second option, the US Deluxe membership, has US
      > census, vital, military, land, court, newspaper and other
      > records for $179.40 annually or $23.95 monthly (also
      > in US dollars).
      >
      > Ancestry.co.uk and Ancestry.ca each offer the World
      > Deluxe membership. In addition, Ancestry.co.uk has a
      > UK Deluxe membership with British records (69.95
      > pounds annually), and Ancestry.ca offers the Canadian
      > Deluxe membership.
      >
      > Current Ancestry.com and Ancestry.co.uk subscribers
      > can upgrade to the World Deluxe or US Deluxe package
      > by calling MyFamily.com customer service at (800)
      > 262-3787. You'll receive a credit prorated for the
      > unused portion of your existing subscription. If you
      > don't upgrade before your subscription's renewal time,
      > MyFamily.com product manager Beau Sharbrough says
      > a representative will call you to discuss an upgrade.
      >
      > _________________________________________________________
      > DISCOVER YOUR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ROOTS
      >
      > In the February 2006 Family Tree Magazine, we wrote
      > about "African-American Lives," a new PBS program
      > that premieres this month. Host Henry Louis Gates
      > leads investigations into the family trees of well-known
      > African-Americans, including Oprah Winfrey,
      >
      > Mae Jemison and Quincy Jones. Visit
      > http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aalives for viewing
      > schedules and, after Feb. 9, a Genealogy Guide with
      > research advice.
      >
      > If you're in the Baltimore area, you can stop by the
      > debut of From Freedom's Shadow: African Americans
      > and the United States Capitol, an exhibit at the
      > brand-new Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African-
      > American history
      > (http://www.africanamericanculture.org). It covers
      > African-Americans on Capitol Hill, from the slaves who
      > helped construct the building to modern legislators
      > who cast their votes inside.
      >
      > For more research help, see FamilyTreeMagazine.com's
      > African-American Ethnic Toolkit at http://www.
      > familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=
      > AfriAmer, and visit these Web sites:
      >
      > * African-American Coal Miner Information Center
      > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/
      > ~blackcoalminers: Dig up historical information, a list
      > of coal miners and links to other resources.
      >
      > * AfriGeneas
      > http://www.afrigeneas.com: See why it's a repeater on
      > Family Tree Magazine's annual 101 Best Web Sites list.
      >
      > * Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
      > http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss: Search for soldiers'
      > names and regimental histories of the Union Army's
      > African-American units.
      >
      > * Cyndi's List: African-American
      > http://www.cyndislist.com/african.htm: Browse
      > hundreds of African-American genealogy links.
      >
      > * In Motion: The African-American
      > Migration Experience
      > http://www.inmotionaame.org: Learn about the 13
      > defining migrations that transformed African America.
      >
      > * The National Archives and Records Administration:
      > African-American Research
      > http://archives.gov/genealogy/heritage/
      > african-american: The US government's record-keeping
      > agency wrote this guide.
      >
      > ___________________________________________________________
      > WORTHWHILE WEB SITES
      >
      > Overwhelmed by the number of family history-related
      > Web sites popping up? FamilyTreeMagazine.com sorts
      > through them all--whew!--to bring you only the very
      > best. We recently recommended the following as Sites
      > of the Week:
      >
      > ? American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
      > http://www.ahsgr.org
      > Here you'll find a database of 200,000 obituaries, an
      > index to a Volga census and more. Some resources are
      > free; others require a fee.
      >
      > ? HomeTownLocator Gazetteer
      > http://gazetteer.hometownlocator.com
      > Find location information based on a town name,
      > county name or zip code.
      >
      > ? Clergy of the Church of England Database
      > http://www.theclergydatabase.org.uk
      > Search for relatives serving the Church of England
      > between 1540 and 1835.
      >
      > ? Japanese-American Family History Resources
      > http://www.carolynbrady.com/jagenlinks.html
      > Discover your Japanese-American roots with the help
      > of Carolyn Brady's information-packed site.
      >
      > _________________________________________________________
      > SPEAKERS' SCHEDULE
      >
      > * Lake Jackson, Texas
      > Emily Anne Croom
      > Feb. 18
      > Brazosport Genealogical Society seminar
      > Topics:
      > - Territorial Papers of the United States
      > - Location, Location, Location: Using Maps in
      > Genealogy
      > - Timely Tools for Genealogists
      > - Their Place in Time: Broadening the Perspective
      > Beyond Dates and Places
      > - For more information, contact Gary Gantt at
      > ggantt@....
      >
      >
      > * Westford, Mass.
      > Maureen A. Taylor
      > Feb. 26
      > Westford Historical Society
      > - Topic: Identifying Photos: From Pictures to Pixels
      > For more information, see
      > http://www.westford.com/museum.
      >
      >
      > * Port Charlotte, Fla.
      > Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak
      > March 11
      > Charlotte County Genealogical Society at
      > St. James Episcopal Church
      > Topics:
      > - Real World DNA
      > - Reverse Genealogy
      > - Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research
      > - Remembering Our Ancestors
      > For more information, contact
      > bfleshman46@....
      >
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