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Cool GenStuff – Wednesday 16 April 2014

Cool GenStuff

Today is Wednesday, 16 April 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • FREE US Civil War Records at fold3: FREE access to all US Civil War Records through 30 April 2014! Click here.
  • FREE Irish Newspaper Archives Access: Today only – 16 April 2014 – enjoy FREE access to the Irish Newspaper Archives. Click here for details. (via Irish Genealogy News)

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Monday 14 April 2014

Cool GenStuff

Today is Monday, 14 April 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • A Genetic Census of America: Have you checked out Ancestry.com’s new interactive map featuring a state-by-state breakdown of ethnic groups? Click here and then select an ethnic group. Next, hover over a state to see its percentage of that ethnic group.
  • New Features at Mocavo: More great features at Mocavo including new First & Last Name Search Sliders and the ability to save your search filters.  Click here for more info!

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Friday 11 April 2014

Cool GenStuff

Today is Friday, 11 April 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

Heartbleed and Genealogy Websites – What You Need To Know

  • The Password Trick: Here is a system created to help you easily remember passwords:

What’s Up?

  • 100 in 100: Findmypast has started a new initiative called 100 in 100 – basically 100 new record sets in 100 days with millions of names! (via Findmypast news)

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • TellMeBye: “If you have important files in clouds such as Dropbox, iCloud or Google Drive and don’t want them to be lost, Tellmebye lets you designate heirs to them. Receiving birthday notifications or people still posting on your wall after your death is not pleasant for anyone. Avoid situations like this and exercise your right to be forgotten in a fast, efficient and practical way.” (via makeuseof)

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee