Genealogy Press Releases from my inbox

While I was in Salt Lake City the last two weeks, I accomplished significant client research and taught intermediate genealogy for a week at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. Now I am catching up on emails and press releases that arrived during that time.  The following are excerpts from those.


RootsMagic eBook Now Available

“We’ve had a lot of requests for an electronic version of our RootsMagic book, and it’s finally here.  The regular price of the RootsMagic PDF eBook will be $14.95, but for a limited time we are going to offer it at an introductory price of $4.95.”

To order the RootsMagic PDF eBook, visit:

and select the “PDF E-Book (Download Only)” option.  You’ll receive an email with the information to download the book.  I did the download and it is simple to do. This book is helpful for those new to RootsMagic and also for those  already familiar with RM.


Preserve the Pensions reaches milestone
The $2 million dollar mark has been surpassed in 2015 with the support of fantastic donors in the fundraising efforts to digitize the 7.2 million pension images for the 180,000 pensioners of the War of 1812. In the Federation of Genealogical Societies, Preserve the Pensions project, images for the pensioners from A-M are already on and are free to everyone. We can’t be complacent though. We need to continue raising the funds to complete the project. generously matches the donations. Read more details on the FGS Voice blog.


Findmypast is having a free weekend!
Findmypast Announces Free Weekend 22-25 January 2016 with free access to billions of historical records and newspapers from all over the world.  Billions of records available to everyone to search for free! Local subscribers granted World access, and World subscribers enjoy 3 days added to their subscription. From 7am EST on Friday, January 22nd to 7am on Monday, January 25th EST absolutely everyone will have access to Findmypast’s comprehensive collections of historical records and innovative research tools, but not including the 1939 Register and UK electoral rolls) and almost 13 million newspaper pages available for the whole world to view at no cost, without a subscription. Full details are here.

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