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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.

Location:

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 #066 - Michael Scozzari, Researcher

3/30/2020
Drew speaks with Mike Scozzari, a New Jersey-based researcher who has spent years working on his New Jersey and Italian ancestry. Mike also happens to be a long-time Genealogy Guys Podcast listener! To learn more about Mike, visit his website at Roots: Everyone has a story.

Duration:01:00:31

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #375

3/23/2020
The Genealogy Guys Learn site (https://genealogyguyslearn.com/) will be on sale for the entire month of April. Look for details and instructions on the Genealogy Guys Blog on March 30, and links to the blog will be placed on Facebook at The Genealogy Guys Podcast and The Genealogy Squad pages. This is your opportunity to get more written and video education at a bargain price, and new content is added every month. News You Can Use and Share GeneanetGenealogy Squad FacebookallIndie Podcast...

Duration:01:06:30

Genealogy Connection #065 - Cari Taplin, Blogger, Writer, and Speaker

2/28/2020
Drew speaks with Cari Taplin, a Texas-based genealogist who blogs, writes courses and quick guides, and speaks at national and state genealogy conferences. To learn more about Cari, visit her website at Genealogy Pants.

Duration:00:51:42

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #374

2/10/2020
One last reminder of the deadline to respond to the proposed price increases by the USCIS. Details are here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/01/24/2020-01189/us-citizenship-and-immigration-services-fee-schedule-and-changes-to-certain-other-immigration News You Can Use and Share DNA Segment with Blaine T. Bettinger Drew asks Blaine about X-DNA and how it can be used. Cyndi Says Cyndi Ingle discusses "Research the Records before the Ancestor": FamilySearch Wiki -...

Duration:01:00:06

Genealogy Connection #064 - Randy Fredlund, Co-Founder of Vivid-Pix

2/3/2020
Drew speaks with Randy Fredlund, co-founder of Vivid-Pix, the makers of RESTORE. Randy explains how an electrical engineer who once worked for Eastman Kodak became interested in how to improve personal underwater photography, and how that led to developing software to help genealogists recover the details in old faded or discolored family photos. To learn more about Vivid-Pix RESTORE, go to https://vivid-pix.com/restore.html.

Duration:00:48:41

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #373

1/19/2020
We hope you are enjoying Drew’s “31 Days of Getting Organized” series at The Genealogy Guys Blog. Day 0 begins at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/12/day-0-introducing-31-days-of-getting.html, and you can follow each day. (Use the Tag labeled Organization for quick access to all of these entries.) News You Can Use and Share http://blog.genealogyguys.com/search/label/Mexican%20Warhttps://www.casualtyforms.orghttps://www.irishfamilyroots.com/2020-research-trips DNA Segment with Blaine T....

Duration:01:05:35

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #372

12/22/2019
On 14 November 2019, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed a sudden and unprecedented 492% increase in fees required to access historical records held by the USCIS Genealogy Program. Many of these records should already be publicly accessible under the law. The USCIS is essentially holding them hostage, demanding individuals pay exorbitant and unjustifiable fees to access documents of our immigrant ancestors. YOU HAVE UNTIL DECEMBER 30, 2019, TO SUBMIT COMMENTS TO HELP...

Duration:01:05:01

Genealogy Connection #063 - Jennifer Mendelsohn, Researcher, Writer, and Speaker

12/10/2019
Jennifer Mendelsohn is an expert on Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish genealogical research and the use of DNA. She and Drew discuss how she applies her journalistic skills to her research, how she demonstrates the universality of the immigration experience of our ancestors, and how she ended up being part of the 2019 memoir Inheritance by Dani Shapiro. You can follow Jennifer on Twitter - @CleverTitleTK

Duration:00:57:49

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #371

12/3/2019
The Genealogy Guys enjoyed Thanksgiving with friends and Drew's dessert (a key lime pound cake). Listeners can email for the recipe. George reminded everyone that new content is being added every month to the Genealogy Guys Learn educational subscription site, and there's currently a sale price that is available until December 14. News You Can Use and Share Records, Not Revenue Blaine T. Bettinger and the DNA Segment Blaine explained to Drew how the new beta product for 23andMe works in...

Duration:01:09:29

Genealogy Connection #062 - Michael J. Leclerc, Author of Benjamin Franklin's Family

11/21/2019
Michael J. Leclerc returns to Genealogy Connection to talk to Drew about Michael's new book, Benjamin Franklin's Family (Volume I: English Ancestors). More information about the book can be found at http://franklinsfam.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy.

Duration:00:56:14

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #370

11/8/2019
The Genealogy Guys Learn educational subscription site launched on October 1 and is a great success. New content has been added at the beginning of November and more is scheduled soon. Drew reports on his trip to present at RootsTech London. He reminisces on his profound trip to the Cambridge American Cemetery, where he visited the grave of his father’s brother who was killed in 1943. News You Can Use and Share https://www.borlandgenetics.com/ Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion...

Duration:01:10:36

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #369

10/12/2019
The Genealogy Guys Learn educational subscription site launched on October 1. Podcast listeners receive a 10% discount. Listen to Episode #368 for the details. News You Can Use and Share The DNA Segment with Blaine T. Bettinger This week's discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on the Big Y test. Cyndi Says with Cyndi Ingle Cyndi Ingle’s “Cyndi Says” segment discusses how to keep an open mind. Our Listeners Talk to Us https://www.ancestryk12.com/ Book Review George provides a...

Duration:01:03:05

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #368

10/1/2019
In this special episode of The Genealogy Guys Podcast, the Guys announce their newest business offering, Genealogy Guys Learn (genealogyguyslearn.com), a subscription-based educational website designed to provide genealogy courses and videos for researchers of all skill levels. To learn more about the site and see screenshots, visit The Genealogy Guys Blog (blog.genealogyguys.com).

Duration:00:17:46

Genealogy Connection #061 - Julianna Szucs, Researcher and Speaker

9/28/2019
Julianna Szucs speaks at many national genealogy conferences and is part of the Research Team at Ancestry.com that uncovers the stories behind some of the genealogy-themed videos we see. Learn more about Julianna at https://www.biography.com/author/juliana-szucs Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for...

Duration:00:55:38

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #367

9/18/2019
Listen for a major announcement from The Guys on October 1, 2019! News You Can Use and Share Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on triangulation. Cyndi Ingle FamilySearch is much more than just a large family tree. FamilySearch is misunderstood. FamilySearch is made up of multiple pieces and parts. Today Cyndi Says pay attention to the FamilySearch Catalog. FamilySearch - Search Historical...

Duration:01:11:56

Genealogy Connection #060 - Elissa Scalise Powell, Speaker and Instructor

9/3/2019
Elissa Powell is a popular Pittsburgh-area genealogy speaker and instructor. She has been heavily involved with the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and she is the co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). You can find out more about Elissa and her available lectures at http://www.powellgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy...

Duration:00:55:25

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #366

8/24/2019
News You Can Use and Share Family Tree Magazine Book Review George delivers a review of David McCullough’s book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. The book brings to life the stories of the New Englanders who migrated west to settle the Old Northwest Territory, especially Ohio. Highly recommended. Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on what happens to DNA samples after they arrive at the testing...

Duration:01:12:27

Genealogy Connection #059 - Patricia Walls Stamm, Researcher, Speaker, Educator

8/11/2019
Pat Stamm is a popular genealogy speaker and long-time genealogy educator, who specializes in research in the St. Louis, Missouri area. You can find out more about Pat and her available lectures at http://stlouisgenealogy.com/ Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy society about our free podcasts. Visit The Genealogy Guys Blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com for more news and interesting ideas for your genealogy.

Duration:00:52:56

Genealogy Connection #058 - Shannon Combs-Bennett, Researcher, Speaker, Author

7/22/2019
Shannon Combs-Bennett is a popular genealogy speaker and writer. Her new book, co-authored with Brianne Kirkpatrick, is entitled The DNA Guide for Adoptees: How to Use Genealogy and Genetics to Uncover Your Roots, Connect with Your Biological Family, and Better Understand Your Medical History. You can read more from Shannon at her blog Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family Historian. Thank you to our Patreon supporters! Please tell your genealogy friends or your local genealogy...

Duration:00:54:55

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

7/7/2019
News You Can Use and Share The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce that nominations for the Unsung Heroes Awards for the 3rd quarter of 2019 are being accepted until midnight Eastern Time on 1 August 2019. Learn more at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/06/genealogy-guys-and-vivid-pix-announce.html and at Aha! Seminars, Inc., at https://ahaseminars.com/. MyHeritage has begun selling DNA kits at Costco in the UK, added new features to its mobile app, and introduced the “Genealogy...

Duration:01:16:34