Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Friday, June 19th, 2020
Today is Friday, June 19th, 2020 and we’ve got lots of new deals on DNA, genealogy and family history at GenealogyBargains.com!
FEATURED Genealogy Bargain
- Does the old German handwriting seem overwhelming? An obstacle insurmountable in your German genealogy journey? If so, it’s time to learn the tips and tricks that make deciphering that script much easier! Professional German genealogy translator Katherine Schober of SK Translations will show you the tools she uses every day to make working with those scary squiggles doable – and – dare we say it – actually kind of fun. Register for the FREE WEBINAR Tips and Tricks of Deciphering German Handwriting on Thursday, June 25th, 2020, 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 pm Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Pacific. Reserve your your seat today – limited spots available!
Enter the MyHeritage Photo Enhancer Giveaway!
Take the new MyHeritage Photo Enhancer for a spin, upload a family photo and watch the details POP! Then enter the MyHeritage Photo Enhancer Giveaway by 11:59 PM MDT on Saturday, June 20th and you could win a MyHeritage DNA test kit valued at $79!
Don’t forget that this is a VIRAL contest, meaning the more you share your link the more entries you receive. Use the SHARE LINKS above to share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and send an email to friends asking them to enter. We’ve held recent contests where more than one person had over 500 entries!
SCANDEMIC A Facebook LIVE Photo Scanning Event!
What to do about all those old family photos! If you’ve been putting off scanning your cherished family photos, here’s your opportunity to participate in a fun Facebook LIVE event! During SCANDEMIC A Facebook LIVE Photo Scanning Event! you’ll learn from genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee of GenealogyBargains.com with tips and tricks for scanning photos and documents! So join me on Saturday, June 20th at 11:00 am EDT / 10:00 am CDT / 9:00 am MDT / 8:00 am PDT at the Genealogy Bargains Facebook Page! Click HERE and then LIKE the page . . . this way you’ll receive a reminder just before the Facebook Live event begins!
NEW Genealogy Bargains
MyHeritage: Enjoy FREE ACCESS to a Different Record Collection Every Day in June at MyHeritage! MyHeritage just made a HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT concerning its amazing record collections! Starting Monday, June 1st through the end of the month, one special record collection will be available for FREE each day! VIEW DETAILS
- Netherlands, Civil Births, 1811-1915 with 31,860,820 records. This collection is an index to civil birth records from throughout the Netherlands. Records typically list child’s name, parents’ names, and child’s birth date and place. In some cases, other information such as the names of witnesses may also be provided. Source information is provided to help locate the original record. Click HERE for access!
DNA Test Kits & Education
- Ancestry: AMAZING SAVINGS up to 40% during the Ancestry Father’s Day Sale! Save on AncestryDNA test kits as well as Ancestry Gift Memberships!
- Family Tree DNA: Save up to 25% on select DNA tests during the Family Tree DNA Father’s Day Sale! Family Tree DNA is holding an AMAZING Father’s Day Sale with some GREAT prices on DNA test kits and bundles! “Father’s Day is almost here, so get a jump on honoring Dad with extra savings on our best-selling DNA kits for ancestry. Give the gift of family discovery—because Dad genes never fade.” Family Finder DNA test kit, regularly $79, now just $59! Y-DNA test kits starting at just $109! VIEW DETAILS
- MyHeritage DNA: Save $30 on MyHeritage DNA during the MyHeritage Father’s Day DNA Sale! Get the MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test kit for just $49! This is the same autosomal DNA test kit as AncestryDNA and other major DNA vendors! BONUS! Purchase 2 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits and standard shipping is FREE! Sale good through Sunday, June 21, 2020. VIEW DETAILS
Educational Webinars and Online Courses
Up your genealogy game with these AMAZING and FREE online learning classes during Legacy Family Tree’s Webinar Weekends in June!
- Finding Your 18th Century Ancestors in England by Paul Milner (NEW!)
- Finding Your 19th Century Ancestors in England by Paul Milner (NEW!)
- Why did the Welsh leave Wales? by Penny Walters (NEW!)
- Black British family history: research and identity by Penny Walters (NEW!)
- Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources by Bruce Durie (members-only webinar to be unlocked)
- Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 2 of 12: Who Are The Scots? by Bruce Durie (members-only webinar to be unlocked)
Research, Write, Connect: Preserve your memories of Dad and Save 40% on ALL ONLINE COURSES by family history expert Lisa Alzo at Research, Write, Connect! Remember you MUST use promo code WRITE40 at checkout to claim your 40% savings! Sale valid through Tuesday, June 30th, 2020.
- Write Stuff: Telling the Story – Writer’s Edition, regularly priced at $149.00, now just $89.40 – click HERE to shop!
- Write Stuff II: Advancing the Story, regularly priced at $149.00, now just $89.40 – click HERE to shop!
- Write Stuff III: Selling the Story, regularly priced at $169.00, now just $101.40 – click HERE to shop!
- Legacy Family Tree: Save 15% on a Legacy Family Tree Webinars Annual Membership! Regularly $49.95, pay just $42.46 when you use promo code thomas15 at checkout – VIEW DETAILS
Genealogy Subscription Websites
- Ancestry: Don’t settle for the usual this Father’s Day—get Dad something more memorable, like a closer look at his past. Save on a variety of Ancestry Gift Memberships all at 20% off***! VIEW DETAILS
- Fold3: Save 25% on a Fold3 Membership* and get access to military records, city directories and newspapers. Did you know that Fold3 has over 2 million pages (around 100 million names), in its City Directories Collection with records dating back to 1785. Before phone books came into the picture, many cities and towns published directories of their residents. Regularly $79.95 USD, pay just $59.95 USD! VIEW DETAILS
*Offer available for new Fold3 subscribers only and not for renewal of current subscriptions. Billed in one payment of $59.95 for a one-year subscription. Your subscription will automatically renew at list price after the introductory 1-year offer.
- Newspapers.com: Save $10 on Newspapers.com Publisher’s Extra! Were you one of the OVER 5,000 followers who took advantage of the FREE ACCESS period last month at Newspapers.com?
Still have more to find with the Newspapers.com Publisher’s Extra? Right now, Newspapers.com has an amazing offer if you use historical newspapers as part of your genealogy research! Get the Publishers Extra edition of Newspapers.com for a six-month period for just $64.90! The price is $139.40 USD when paying monthly, and this is a savings of $75 off that price. Click HERE to get started . . .
*Offer ends Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59PM MT. Offer available for new Publisher Extra subscribers only and not for renewal of current subscriptions. Billed in one payment of 64.90 for a 6-month Publisher Extra subscription. Your subscription will automatically renew at list price after the introductory 6-month offer.
- MyHeritage: Having trouble finding success with your genealogy research? Ready to make the leap to MyHeritage? Here’s a way to try MyHeritage Complete for FREE and also save 50%! – VIEW DETAILS
Genealogy Software and Technology
- iDrive: Save 90% on iDrive 2TB automatic backup! Regularly $69.50 per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95! Once you’ve scanned all those family photos, you need to have a data backup right? This is a “set it and forget it” program like Carbonite but much better: you can backup your mobile devices and even Facebook images! VIEW DETAILS
Photo Organization and Preservation
- PRICE DROP! Amazon: Save up to 67% on Picture Keeper USB Photo Backup! Worried about backing up all those scanned images? No worries with the Picture Keeper system which actually scans and FINDS your photos!
- EASE OF USE – Once the software is installed – Just click “Start Backup,” and relax as it does the work for you!
- ON-THE-GO – Anywhere, anytime. No internet required, bring it on your next remote island vacation!
- WORKS ON MOST COMPUTERS – MAC and PC Compatible with Free Software included!
- USE ON MULTIPLE COMPUTERS – Software knows where each backup left off. Once one Picture Keeper fills up, just plug in the second one and it continues where the other left off!
- PEACE OF MIND – Set backup reminders to keep all of your memories safe and secure
Also available in 4GB, 16GB, and 32GB sizes. Right now, the 8GB size, regularly $59.99, now just $29.99! VIEW DETAILS
Give the Gift of Family History
- Amazon: Save 50% on Klikel Family Tree Frame Display with 10 Hanging Picture Photo Frames. If you are looking for a way to use your genealogy research and digitized family photos here is a great idea . . . a metallic family tree display from Klikel. While there are many other companies making similar products, the Klikel line are the BEST in terms of construction, durability, and design. My recommendation is to get the Klikel Family Tree Frame Display with 10 Hanging Picture Photo Frames regularly $76.15, now priced at just $37.99! VIEW DETAILS
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