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geneaNet - 03/10/2012
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This Week Genealogy News

Mormon Church Restricts Access to Jewish Names to Stop Members from Performing Baptism Rituals on Holocaust Victims

Mormon leaders have put up a virtual firewall in their massive genealogical database to block out anyone who attempts to access the names of hundreds of thousands of Holocaust victims the church has agreed not to [...]

Feds Attempt To Retrieve Presidential Documents That Historian May Have Sold

The man who admitted to stealing hundreds of historical documents from museums up and down the East Coast- including here in Maryland- may have sold some of them. Now, federal investigators are trying to get the [...]

French Presidential Rivals, Like Partners, Are Cousins

Not only are fierce French political rivals President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist candidate Francois Hollande cousins, but so are their romantic partners, a genealogist has revealed.
Sarkozy and Hollande, battling it out ahead of next month's presidential [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.3 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Freeware
GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.3 has been released.
Changes:
* Fix bug in relationship calculator introduced in V2.2.2. [...]

MagiKey Family Tree 3.1.4 Update Released

Full Featured - Windows - Purchase
MagiKey Family Tree 3.1.4 has been released.
Changes:
* Added ability to select site to search for a specific census.
* Add the version number of the application which created the GEDCOM to the [...]

iScrapbook 3.3.3 Update Released

Family Pictures - Mac - Purchase
iScrapbook 3.3.3 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed a distorted display problem that sometimes occurred when scrolling in the album/page sidebar under Lion.
* Fixed a problem where certain button icons would appear fuzzy.
* [...]

Old Maps Online: Discovering the Cartography of the Past

The OldMapsOnline Portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search.
OldMapsOnline has been [...]

Malta - Inauguration of the Restoration of Two Gozo Parish Registers

Over the last two months of 2011, work has been carried out on two ancient parish registers which are normally housed at the archives of St George's Basilica, Victoria.
These two volumes, dating back to the 17th [...]

Vandalized WWII-Era Graves in Libya to Be Restored

Two World War II-era cemeteries that were vandalized over the weekend by armed men in Benghazi will be restored, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission said in a posting on its website.
Hundreds of gravestones marking the bodies [...]

View and Analyze Traffic on your GeneaNet Public Online Family Tree

GeneaNet Club Privilege members can view and analyze the traffic data on their Public Online Family Tree (GeneWeb).
The statistics can be displayed by day, week, month and year.
The table shows the number of visits and unique visitors, the average time [...]

Are You Related to Sharon Stone?

Sharon Stone was born on March 10, 1958 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. The second of four children, she is the daughter of Dorothy (née Lawson), an accountant and homemaker, and Joseph William Stone II, a tool and [...]

Archives of Railway in Wales Brought to Life Online

Historic images of the original architectural drawings of the Britannia Bridge and the Chester and Holyhead railway have been captured for the first time on a new Network Rail virtual archive, bringing together 19th century engineering [...]

Dublin Patron Saint's Heart Stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

The preserved heart of Dublin's patron saint has been stolen from the city's Christ Church Cathedral, officials say. The thief would have needed metal cutters to prise open the iron bars protecting the wooden heart-shaped box [...]

Fury Over Attack on British War Graves in Benghazi

Attacks on the graves of British servicemen in Benghazi, Libya, have been described as "horrific" by Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt. The Foreign Office said 200 graves and a Cross of Remembrance were damaged at the [...]

TMG Utility 7.2 Build 8 Update Released

Other Tools - Windows - Freeware
TMG Utility 7.2 Build 8 has been released.
Changes:
* Added the Grid XSLT Stylesheet to the Sentences option of the Export Data feature; the new Format produces a relatively compact list of [...]

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110225 Update Released

Family Books - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110225 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed: New "Person Filter" not working correctly with full names.
* Fixed: Long text selection (sources/notes) was not calculating correctly per [...]

Shoebox 1.1.2 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Freeware
Shoebox 1.1.2 has been released.
Changes:
* Improve reliability of scan upload.
* Additional bug fixes. [...]

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110225 Update Released

Full Featured - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110225 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed: Screen layout incorrect after resize when TreeView Frame is visible.
* Fixed: Macintosh ANSI files were not being recognized. [...]

Brother's Keeper 6.5.7 Update Released

Full Featured - Windows - Purchase
Brother's Keeper 6.5.7 has been released.
Changes:
* New option on the Collapsed Ancestor Chart to show if the couple was divorced.
* The Compute Relationship Box Chart would sometimes not make the box [...]

MacFamilyTree 6.2.6 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase
MacFamilyTree 6.2.6 has been released.
Changes:
* Error corrected that prevented some users from saving databases.
* Wrong places count display corrected.
* Several other minor fixes. [...]

Pocket Genealogist 4.05 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Purchase
Pocket Genealogist 4.05 has been released.
Changes:
* Direct import support for Legacy 7.5.0.144 (new database layout) Requires re-import and synchronization of your databases. [...]

LTools 1.3.24 Update Released

Other Tools - Windows - Freeware
LTools 1.3.24 has been released.
Changes:
* Remove Dead Multimedia Links - new deluxe LTool which checks for the existence of every multimedia file that your database points to. If a file is [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.2 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Freeware
GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.2 has been released.
Changes:
* Fix display of photos on small screens (e.g., QVGA).
* Fix crash when viewing image list on large tablets.
* Handle out-of-memory condition in relationship calculator. [...]

FamilyTreeFactory 6.7.0.0 Update Released

Charts and Diagrams - Windows - Purchase
FamilyTreeFactory 6.7.0.0 has been released.
Changes:
* At the Gedcom import, the function Incorrect orders of spouses/Fix to
match the dates of marriage could fail if marriage data for civil and
religious marriages were stored in the Gedcom [...]

Bee Docs' Easy Timeline 1.1.1 Update Released

Timeline - Mac - Purchase
Bee Docs' Easy Timeline 1.1.1 has been released.
Changes:
* 3D presentation mode now supports Kensington Presenter remote control. [...]

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