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The Genealogy Guys Podcast & Genealogy Connection

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"The Genealogy Guys" are two avid genealogists who host a weekly chat. The podcast includes news of the genealogy community, book and software reviews, guest interviews, and a lot of fun chat.

"The Genealogy Guys" are two avid genealogists who host a weekly chat. The podcast includes news of the genealogy community, book and software reviews, guest interviews, and a lot of fun chat.

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Tampa, FL

Description:

"The Genealogy Guys" are two avid genealogists who host a weekly chat. The podcast includes news of the genealogy community, book and software reviews, guest interviews, and a lot of fun chat.

Language:

English


Episodes

Genealogy Connection #75 - Drew Smith, Speaker, Author, Librarian

5/4/2021
Drew's guest is...Drew Smith! After receiving a number of requests from listeners, George interviews Drew as the Genealogy Connection guest. Drew is the genealogy librarian at the University of South Florida Libraries in Tampa, has authored or co-authored several genealogy books, is a regular columnist for the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and speaks regularly at local, national, and international genealogy meetings and conferences. Learn more about Drew by...

Duration:00:51:08

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #390

4/26/2021
News You Can Use and Share Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade (enslaved.org)https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ The DNA Segment with Diahan Southard Drew and Diahan discuss MyHeritage's new Genetic Groups and how to use them. Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List tells us that it's time to refresh. Our Listeners Speak http://www.wikigrave.com/https://vivid-pix.com/ And finally... We'd like to thank all our supporting Patreon members for their support. Your Patreon...

Duration:01:23:19

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #389

3/31/2021
The Genealogy Guys Podcast is back after a 3-month hiatus! NEWS YOU CAN USE AND SHARE! International African American Museumhttps://www.rootsmagic.com/preview/get/The Chester Creek Murders We’ll be participating in the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (WSGS) Gene-A-Rama on April 9-10 and the Ohio Genealogical Society Conference on April 14-17. Drew has been writing a daily blog entry throughout March about his work with his ancestors on the collaborative FamilySearch Family...

Duration:00:48:02

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #388

12/16/2020
The Genealogy Guys Learn subscription education site is on sale through December 31, 2020 for $69 for your first year's subscription (new subscribers only). Regularly $99, this is our lowest price of the year! Visit http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/11/genealogy-guys-learn-on-sale-through.html for full details of obtaining the discount and our current course catalog. (Listen to the podcast to get the discount code.) The winner of the Genealogy Publishing Company’s At a Glance sheet on...

Duration:01:32:39

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #387

11/23/2020
Announcement The Genealogy Guys Learn subscription education site, is on sale through December 31, 2020, for $69 for your first year's subscription (new subscribers only). Regularly $99, this is our lowest price of the year! Visit http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/11/genealogy-guys-learn-on-sale-through.html for full details for obtaining the discount and our current course catalog. News You Can Use and...

Duration:01:07:35

Genealogy Connection #74 - Michael Cassara, Speaker

11/9/2020
Drew's guest is Michael Cassara, a New York City-based genealogy speaker specializing in Italian and Sicilian research topics, as well as topics about research in NYC and New Jersey. In addition to being a speaker at genealogy conferences, he is a casting director. Learn more about Michael by visiting his website at DigiRoots.net.

Duration:00:53:31

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #386

11/3/2020
News You Can Use and Share! https://genealogyshowcase.tech/ DNA Segment with Diahan Southard Drew asks Diahan to explain why some DNA testing companies ask for saliva (spit!) and some are fine with cheek scrapings. Learn more at: https://www.yourdnaguide.com/ydgblog/2019/11/26/dna-test-no-saliva-spit Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle tells us about the importance of doing screenshots. https://www.take-a-screenshot.org/...

Duration:00:48:23

Genealogy Connection #73 - Nicka Sewell-Smith, Speaker and YouTuber

10/26/2020
Drew's guest is Nicka Sewell-Smith, host of BlackProGen LIVE, an online show focused on people of color genealogy and family history. In addition to being a popular speaker at genealogy conferences, she is a professional photographer. Learn more about Nicka by visiting her website at Who Is Nicka Smith?

Duration:00:59:25

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #385

10/12/2020
News You Can Use and Share! https://www.rootstech.org DNA Segment with Diahan Southard Drew asks Diahan about why different family members have different DNA matches. Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle reminds us that life is short. You Send Us Email https://fromthepage.com/ We’d like to welcome and thank our newest Patreon member, Simona MacAngus. Your Patreon support helps us improve our technology and provide even more podcast content to you! You can join us for as little as $1 a month or as...

Duration:01:11:24

Genealogy Connection #72 - Else Churchill, SoG Genealogist

9/21/2020
Drew's guest is Else Churchill, the Genealogist at the Society of Genealogists (SoG) in London, UK. Learn more about Else and the SoG by visiting sog.org.uk.

Duration:00:53:07

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #384

9/7/2020
We are happy to celebrate our podcast’s 15 anniversary this week! News You Can Use and Pass On! We have lots of news and awards information to share this week: Morgan County PartnershipRosemary McFarlandEller Family Society http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/09/federation-of-genealogical-societies.html https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/08/the-myheritage-search-engine-for-historical-records-just-got-better/ The Guys also talk about what they have been doing with their own genealogy. We’d...

Duration:00:52:49

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #383

8/16/2020
There have been numerous genealogical institutes over the last several weeks. As a result, we were unable to schedule a Genealogy Connection podcast recently. However, it will be back soon! News You Can Use and Share! Census Substitutes and State Census Records...

Duration:01:10:51

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #382

8/1/2020
News You Can Use and Share with Others DNA Segment with Diahan Southard Diahan and Drew discuss best practices for managing messages exchanged with DNA matches. Best strategies for contacting matches: How Contacting Your DNA Matches is Like a First Date Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle tells us to pay attention to collateral relatives for our brick-wall ancestors. Our Listeners Talk to Us blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/01/day-10-organize-your-rss-feeds.html The Genealogy Guys are available for...

Duration:00:57:30

Genealogy Connection #071 - LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, BCG President

7/20/2020
Drew's guest is LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, the President of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and a specialist in African Ancestored Families in the South. Learn more about LaBrenda at her website at https://www.labgarrettgenealogy.com/

Duration:00:48:59

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #381

7/8/2020
The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce two exciting programs: Unsung Heroes Societies Grant ProgramRESTOREUnsung Heroes Awards ProgramRESTOREGenealogy Guys Learn Grant applications and award nominations are due by midnight EDT on 1 August 2020. Full details are available on our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/05/the-genealogy-guys-podcast-and-vivid.html. News You Can Use and Share iajgs2020.org Diahan Southard Drew asks Diahan about the Leeds...

Duration:00:52:17

Genealogy Connection #070 - John Boeren, Dutch Genealogist

6/20/2020
Drew's guest is John Boeren, a former archivist and an expert in Dutch Genealogy. Learn more about John at his website, Antecedentia.

Duration:00:50:09

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #380

6/9/2020
Family Tree Magazine announced the 101 Best Genealogy Websites of 2020 and The Genealogy Guys Podcast was on the list. Thank you! The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce two exciting programs: Unsung Heroes Societies Grant ProgramRESTOREUnsung Heroes Awards ProgramRESTOREGenealogy Guys Learn Grant applications and award nominations are due by midnight EDT on 1 August 2020. Full details are available on our blog at ...

Duration:01:06:15

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #379

5/25/2020
MyHeritage is offering our podcast listeners and blog readers a discount on their Complete collection through 29 May 2020. (New subscribers only.) Regularly $300.00, the price is $213.87, a great deal for all family researchers! Read our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2020/05/myheritage-offers-special-price-for.html for the details and your order form. We appreciate your feedback on our new microphones. We’re working on techniques and welcome your comments. We welcome Diahan...

Duration:01:00:02

Genealogy Connection #069 - Margot Note, Author of Creating Family Archives

5/18/2020
Drew's guest is Margot Note, an archives and records management consultant. We talk about Margot’s new book, Creating Family Archives: A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving Your Memories for Future Generations. Learn more about Margot at https://www.margotnote.com/

Duration:00:53:34

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #378

5/12/2020
The Genealogy Guys have invested in new microphones and cables to improve the sound quality of the podcast. They discuss the new equipment and thank our Patreon supporters for supporting us in this investment. Bear with us as we learn to use the new mikes! News You Can Use and Share Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle reminds us to remember the beginners. Our Listeners Talk to Us https://www.librarything.com/index_catalog.php?search=legacy&page=legacy Tell us about how your society is meeting...

Duration:00:41:45