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geneaNet - 05/12/2012
 Hi Terry,

This Week Genealogy News

Are You Related to Katharine Hepburn?

Hepburn was born on May 12, 1907, in Hartford, Connecticut, the second of six children. Her parents were Katharine Martha Houghton (1878-1951), a feminist who headed the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association and later fought for birth [...]

The GeneaNet 'Individual Matches'

The GeneaNet 'Individual Matches' allow you to automatically search for individuals that may match with any of your ancestors in the GeneaNet database!
This powerful feature is reserved for GeneaNet Club Privilege members.
Other GeneaNet members can search for 'Individual Matches' in [...]

Legacy Family Tree Update Released

Full Featured - Windows - Purchase
Legacy Family Tree has been released.
* Add a search for Private Marriages.
* Added 1940 Census event to the US - Federal Census timeline.
* Book Report Indexes - If printing surnames [...]

MacFamilyTree 6.2.11 Update Released

Full Featured - Mac - Purchase
MacFamilyTree 6.2.11 has been released.
* Birth place is now shown in the fan chart.
* Exporting and importing GEDCOM place coordinates improved.
* Web Research printing added.
* Bug preventing text for sources fixed.
* [...]

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110502 Update Released

Family Books - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110502 has been released.
* Fixed: HTML encoding issues relating to "src" references of image files which caused the images not to be shown in [...]

Transcript 2.4.1 build 90 beta Update Released

Transcriptions & Indexes - Windows - Freeware
Transcript 2.4.1 build 90 beta has been released.
* New translation engine making it easier to translate into other languages.
* Use default Windows system font for all our dialogs/forms which should [...]

WWII Pilot Remains Return to America After Lincolnshire Discovery

The remains of a World War II pilot have been returned home to America after his crashed plane was discovered in Lincolnshire. Charles Moritz and parts of his aircraft had been buried under a field near [...]

Library and Archives Canada Launches Its Immigration Heritage Online Kits

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is releasing immigration heritage online kits today at the TD National Reading Summit III: A Reading Canada-Building a Plan, in Vancouver.
At the event, Fabien Lengellé, Director General of the Services Branch [...]

Freetown's wood homes a link to Sierra Leone's past

Scattered across Sierra Leone's capital Freetown stand ageing wooden houses, some of which look more like they belong on the east coast of 18th century America than in a steamy West African city.
Others look like they [...]

Billion Graves 2.1 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Freeware
Billion Graves 2.1 has been released.
* Removed In-App Purchase: Everything in the Billion Graves App is Free.
* Use Indoors Feature: You can now use billion graves while inside such as in a [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.3.0 Update Released

PDAs and Handhelds - Freeware
GedStar Pro for Android 2.3.0 has been released.
* Improved Tree views to indicate additional generations available.
* Show text exhibits (Master Genealogist feature).
* Preparation for future enhancements. [...]

FamilyInsight for Windows 2012.4.30.0 Update Released

Other Tools - Windows - Purchase
FamilyInsight for Windows 2012.4.30.0 has been released.
* Updated 95 year rule to 110 year rerule to match FamilySearch.
* Reading old versions of Legacy files.
* Added working with Family Tree Maker 2012 [...]

Columbus May Not Have Been First to America

An investigation has shed new light on the voyages of John Cabot,? ?the Italian navigator and explorer, revealing that he may have? ?had? ?knowledge of European expeditions to the? "?New World?"? that predated Christopher Columbus's 1492 [...]

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