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George G. Morgan and Drew Smith discuss genealogy. This is the longest-running, regularly produced genealogy podcast in the world!

George G. Morgan and Drew Smith discuss genealogy. This is the longest-running, regularly produced genealogy podcast in the world!
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Tampa, FL

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George G. Morgan and Drew Smith discuss genealogy. This is the longest-running, regularly produced genealogy podcast in the world!

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English


Episodes

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #365

7/7/2019
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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

Genealogy Connection #057 - Janet Hovorka, Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur

6/24/2019
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Janet Hovorka, the "Chart Chick", is the co-owner with her husband Kim of Family Chartmasters, a company that produces beautiful printed family trees. She is a popular speaker at genealogy conferences and the author of the Zap the Grandma Gap books. Learn more about Janet at janethovorka.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...

Duration:00:45:48

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #364

6/17/2019
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Our podcast hosting service, Libsyn, has partnered with Entercom to distribute podcasts on Radio.com. That means that this podcast will be available there. Drew talks about Apple’s announcement that it is discontinuing iTunes in the next version of the macOS, Catalina, and what that means for music, podcast, and television users who upgrade their Mac's operating system this fall. The launch of the new Facebook group page, The Genealogy Squad, took place on May 6, 2019. Membership is...

Duration:01:11:25

Genealogy Connection #056 - Sunny Morton, Writer and Speaker

6/3/2019
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Sunny Morton is an internationally known and award-winning writer and speaker. In this episode, Sunny shares her thoughts about writing, and discusses her upcoming book about using U.S. church records for genealogical research. Find out more about Sunny at sunnymorton.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...

Duration:00:56:44

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #363

5/28/2019
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The Guys have resolved the high-pitched sound problem and have replaced the six affected episodes (GGP 359, 360, 351 & GC 52, 53, 54) with clean ones. Read more at our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com/2019/05/6-previous-episodes-re-released-with.html. Winners of the Unsung Heroes Awards for 2Q2019 will be announced on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank. A special presentation will be made at 1:30 PM in the convention center...

Duration:01:10:42

Genealogy Connection #055 - Russ Worthington, Technology Educator

5/21/2019
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Russ Worthington may be best known to genealogists as "Cousin Russ," an actual cousin of and friend to DearMyrtle. Russ blogs and speaks online and at conferences about genealogy database software and other technology topics. Russ and Drew talk about the use of online tools and video to educate genealogists, and why Russ doesn't have any brick walls (yet). Find out about where you can see and read more from Russ at this page:...

Duration:00:51:11

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #362

5/13/2019
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The Genealogy Guys announced the launch of The Genealogy Squad Facebook Page on May 6, 2019, at https://www.facebook.com/groups/genealogysquad. The principals are Blaine T. Bettinger, Cyndi Ingle, George G. Morgan, and Drew Smith. In the first 7 days, membership has exceeded 8,000 members. The deadline for nominations for the 2Q2019 Unsung Heroes Awards is midnight Eastern Time, May 15, 2019. Awards will be announced at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank on...

Duration:01:15:08

Genealogy Connection #054 - Crista Cowan, The Barefoot Genealogist

4/29/2019
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Crista Cowan is Corporate Genealogist at Ancestry.com and known widely as "The Barefoot Genealogist". Crista and Drew discuss the widespread use of video to educate genealogists, and what other directions genealogical education might take going forward. Learn more about Crista at http://cristacowan.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...

Duration:00:50:01

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #361

4/23/2019
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The Genealogy Guys welcome Cyndi Ingle, founder of Cyndi’s List, to the podcast for a regular feature called Cyndi Says, beginning with this episode. She joins Blaine T. Bettinger, founder of DNA Central, and his regular featured discussion with Drew about DNA. We have a big announcement coming on May 1. Check our blog at http://blog.genealogyguys.com that day and our Facebook page. A reminder that the Genealogy Guys are accepting nominations for the next round of the Unsung Heroes...

Duration:01:10:19

Genealogy Connection #053 - Sue Kaufman, Manager of the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

4/15/2019
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Sue Kaufman is the Manager of the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston, Texas, and has previously worked at the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has also been active in national and state genealogy societies, and in the American Library Association. She talks with Drew about her path to becoming a genealogy librarian, and how patrons can become better prepared for a visit to a library or other repository. Learn more about...

Duration:00:53:27

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #360

4/8/2019
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The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix announce that nominations are being accepted for the next round of the Unsung Heroes Awards. Nominations are due by May 15, 2019, and winners will be announced on June 1, 2019. The Genealogy Guys announce that Cyndi Ingle, founder of Cyndi’s List, will join the podcast for a regular feature called "Cyndi Says". News You Can Use and Share Book Reviews George reviews the following books: Writing a Memoir - from Stuck to Finished!Published: The Proven...

Duration:01:03:28

Genealogy Connection #052 - Margaret Cheney, Ohio Genealogical Society President

4/1/2019
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Margaret Cheney is the current president of the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS), and has served in many roles at the state organization level and as part of her local OGS chapter. She talks about how she first became involved with her local society, about the upcoming OGS conference, about lineage societies, and about why it is important for society members to volunteer.

Duration:00:52:03

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #359

3/20/2019
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The Genealogy Guys are using their new sound mixer beginning with this episode. Visit our blog for details about the new equipment. Sincere thanks go out to our sponsors and generous Patreon supporters for making this improvement possible. The Guys discuss their great experiences at the 2019 Podfest Multimedia Expo. News You Can Use Blaine T. Bettinger and the DNA segment This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on recent announcements from MyHeritage regarding their new...

Duration:01:01:10

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #358

3/5/2019
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The Genealogy Guys Podcast and Vivid-Pix announced the first winners of the Unsung Heroes Awards at RootsTech 2019. Visit the blog for details about the winners. Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., joins us for discussions with Drew about DNA topics on episodes of The Genealogy Guys Podcast starting this week. The News pro bono A Discussion with Blaine T. Bettinger This week’s discussion between Blaine and Drew focuses on Ancestry.com’s newly announced DNA tools. They include a new tool...

Duration:01:04:17

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #357

2/12/2019
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The Genealogy Guys have returned from their working cruise in the Caribbean on the Norwegian Epic. They want to thank Pat Adams, Annette Burke Lyttle, and Dale Heins of The Villages and Anna Pellegrini of Anchors Aweigh Cruises & Tours for a fabulous trip. You’ll find more details on The Genealogy Guys Blog. Don’t forget to get your nomination/submission form in by midnight Eastern Time on 15 February for the first quarterly Unsung Heroes Awards. The Guys and Vivid-Pix RESTORE are...

Duration:01:05:19

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #356

1/15/2019
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George and Drew welcome their newest podcast sponsor, Vivid-Pix, with an interview with its CEO, Rick Voight. Rick shares his background in the photo industry, and describes his company's RESTORE photo and document restoration software. George and Drew then announce the partnership between The Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix as sponsors of the Unsung Heroes Awards program for individuals and organizations who scan, digitize, index, and/or transcribe photos and documents. Details about the...

Duration:00:38:15

Genealogy Connection #051 - Kenyatta Berry, Author of The Family Tree Toolkit

1/13/2019
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Kenyatta Berry returns to Genealogy Connection to discuss her new book, The Family Tree Toolkit. To learn even more about Kenyatta, also listen to Genealogy Connection #010. Questions or comments about the show? Email genealogyguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:54

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #355

1/6/2019
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The Genealogy Guys take a look back at 2018 and a look ahead at 2019.

Duration:01:06:51

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #354

12/25/2018
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The news includes: There is Something About Edgefieldeowyn@wikitree.com The Guys describe a great evening with Kenyatta D. Berry at the John F. Germany Public Library in downtown Tampa. A review of her new book, The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy, can be viewed on the Genealogy Guys Blog 15 December post. Listener email includes: My Parents Married Twice! 13 December 2018

Duration:01:03:22

The Genealogy Guys Podcast #353

12/3/2018
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The news includes: https://familytreewebinars.com/MHLIVE2018 Drew reviews two new books: Ghost Swifts, Blue Poppies, and the Red StarThe Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com Drew explains what the recent announcement means that in rare instances a male can pass mitochondrial DNA to his offspring. Listener email includes: http://blog.genealogyguys.comGenerations...

Duration:01:11:34