Genealogy Bargains for Sunday, July 1, 2018

Save 64% on Genealogist’s Instant Research Binder Kit from Family Tree Magazine! “Give your research structure and guidance with the Genealogist's Instant Research Binder Kit. If you like to keep all your work together and organized, you'll love the contents of this kit, packed with the best research tools to trace your genealogy. Fill your genealogy binder with all the family tree forms, cheat sheets, templates and other paperwork that inevitably starts building up, so keep it all in one place built expressly with family historians' needs in mind.”

Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Sunday, July 1, 2018

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Here is our “quick list” of NEW and ONGOING bargains . . . scroll down for details on each deal!

  • NEW! Data Backup Givaway:  Enter to win a 4TB external hard drive, a one-year iDrive subscription, a $100 Amazon gift card and more – valued at $300 USD! – CLICK HERE
  • TODAY ONLY! Amazon: Save up to 85% on Select Amazon Kindle Biographies & Memoirs – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Amazon: Data Backup Day deals including iDrive, External Hard Drives, USB Flash Drives and more! CLICK BELOW FOR DETAILS
  • AncestryDNA Canada: Canada Day Sale – AncestryDNA just $89 CAD – CLICK HERE
  • Ancestry: FREE ACCESS to Canadian Records – CLICK HERE
  • Celebrate DNA: Save 15% on customized t-shirts, tote bags and mugs with promo code SUMMERDNA! – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Family Tree Magazine: Save 64% on Genealogist’s Instant Research Binder Kit – CLICK HERE
  • Family Tree Magazine: Get Started In Genealogy Online Workshop – just $59.99 USD – CLICK HERE
  • TODAY ONLY! Legacybox: Save up to 61% on Photo and Movie Digitization Services – CLICK HERE
  • MyHeritage: July 4th Sale – get MyHeritage DNA for just $59 USD! – CLICK HERE
  • TODAY ONLY! Picture Keeper: Save up to 65% on Picture Keeper photo preservation systems – CLICK HERE
  • TODAY ONLY! Scan My Photos: Scan 1,000 photos for just $19! – CLICK HERE

Data Backup Day Sales!

Get the best deals on external hard drives, automatic backup plans and more at Genealogy Bargains!

Today, July 1st is Data Backup Day which occurs the 1st of each month! It is a good time to review your genealogy data backup plan (you have one, right?) and make sure everything is working properly and up-to-date. Here are some deals to help you ensure that your data is protected!

Save 50% and More on External Hard Drives, USB Flash Drives, and Backup Programs TODAY ONLY during Data Backup Day! Is your genealogy and family history data FULLY PROTECTED? Are you using the 3-2-1 Backup Plan that I’ve discussed so often? (click HERE for details). Do risk losing years worth of research – get your backup supplies and do it NOW!

External Hard Drives at Amazon

Are you following the 3-2-1 Backup Method and need a good, reliable external hard drive for data backup? Amazon has the BEST deal on both portable and desktop external hard drive - check out the latest at Genealogy Bargains!

Amazon has the BEST SELECTION of external hard drives both portable and desktop. The prices have dropped DRASTICALLY in the past year – I just purchased a 4TB portable USB 3.0 drive for only $88 USD! Here are the latest deals from Amazon:


USB Flash Drives at Amazon

USB Flash Drives at Amazon

Another method of protecting your most valuable data is to back it up to a USB Flash Drive and then store it in a SAFE PLACE such as a fire safe or a safety deposit box! Here are the latest deals from Amazon:


Save 90% on iDrive Automatic Backup

 90% off iDrive automatic online backup: normally $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!

90% off iDrive automatic online backup: normally $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! Click HERE to sign up now and click HERE for more info – via iDrive.

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Data Backup Giveaway

Enter the Data Backup Giveaway at Genealogy Bargains and you could win a data backup bundle valued at over $300 USD!

NEW! Win a Data Backup Bundle valued at over $300 USDEnter the Data Backup Giveaway at Genealogy Bargains this week and you could win an amazing Data Backup bundle! We’ll select one (1) winner on Friday, July 6th, 2018 and announce the winner over at our Facebook page. IMPORTANT: You get more entries if you follow us and like our Facebook page, and check out the deals at Genealogy Bargains!

The winner will receive the following:

This prize package is valued at over $300 USD and you could win if you enter by 11:59 pm CST on Thursday, July 5th, 2018. Click HERE to enter!

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NEW Genealogy Bargains

Save up to 85% on Select Kindle Biographies & Memoirs via Amazon - right now there is an amazing selection of biographies and memoirs in Amazon Kindle format that would interest any genealogist and they are on sale for up to 85% off!

TODAY ONLY! Save up to 85% on Select Kindle Biographies & Memoirs via Amazon – right now there is an amazing selection of biographies and memoirs in Amazon Kindle format that would interest any genealogist and they are on sale for up to 85% off! Here are some selections:

My European Family: The First 54,000 Years - "Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interconnectedness of society. After all, we're all related. And in a sense, we are all family." 

  • My European Family: The First 54,000 Years – “Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother’s funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interconnectedness of society. After all, we’re all related. And in a sense, we are all family.”  Print price $17.00 USD, Amazon Kindle price $13.60 USD, on sale TODAY ONLY for $1.99 USD – save 88%! Click HERE to shop via Amazon

 

The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865 - "LeRoy Wiley Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent slave-holding family in Macon, Georgia. After a horrific leg injury left him an invalid, the educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty 12-year-old began keeping a diary in 1860--just as secession and the Civil War began tearing the country and his world apart. He continued to write even as his health deteriorated until both the war and his life ended in 1865." 

  • The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865 – “LeRoy Wiley Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent slave-holding family in Macon, Georgia. After a horrific leg injury left him an invalid, the educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty 12-year-old began keeping a diary in 1860–just as secession and the Civil War began tearing the country and his world apart. He continued to write even as his health deteriorated until both the war and his life ended in 1865.” Print price $34.95 USD, Amazon Kindle price $11.99 USD, on sale TODAY ONLY for $2.99 USD – save 91%! Click HERE to shop via Amazon

Prices as low as $0.99 USD! Sale valid TODAY ONLY, July 1st! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon

Did you know that Amazon provides a FREE Kindle App that you can install on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or most any smart device? Click HERE to download the app . . . and don't worry, the app is "responsive" which means it will know which version you need!

Did you know that Amazon provides a FREE Kindle App that you can install on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or most any smart device? Click HERE to download the app . . . and don’t worry, the app is “responsive” which means it will know which version you need!

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Save up to 55% on Legacy Box “Forever Made Simple” - now this is a deal! You’ve seen the ads on Facebook advertising the Legacy Box Starter kit for $75 and they’ll scan everything you can fit in the box they send you. “Just fill Legacybox with your tapes, film, pictures, and audio. Send it in and we’ll send it back with your memories preserved on dvds and optional thumb drive.” Well, you can get that same deal for just $27.99 via Groupon.

TODAY ONLY! Save up to 61% on Legacybox “Forever Made Simple” – now this is a deal! You’ve seen the ads on Facebook advertising the Legacy Box Starter kit for $75 and they’ll scan everything you can fit in the box they send you. “Just fill Legacybox with your tapes, film, pictures, and audio. Send it in and we’ll send it back with your memories preserved on dvds and optional thumb drive.” Well, you can get that same deal for just $29.00 USD via Groupon.  Sale valid TODAY ONLY, July 1st! Click HERE to get started – via Groupon.

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Save 53% on Picture Keeper! Picture Keeper is an amazing device that looks like a simple USB flash drive but it is so much more.

TODAY ONLY! Save up to 65% on Picture Keeper! Picture Keeper is an amazing device that looks like a simple USB flash drive but it is so much more. Yes, you could buy a cheap flash drive and take the DIY approach but Picture Keeper has an automated system of making sure ALL of your photos are backed up! Right now you can get the 32GB Picture Keeper with 16,000-Photo Capacity, regularly $129.99 USD, for just $44.99 USD! Sale prices also apply to the 4GB, 8GB and 16GB sizes. Sale valid TODAY ONLY, July 1st. Click HERE to shop – via Groupon

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Save 89% on Photo Scanning via ScanMyPhotos

TODAY ONLY! Save 89% on Photo Scanning via ScanMyPhotos! Scan up to 1,000 4×6″ photos for just $19 USD! Regularly $179.95 USD, you can get photos scanned at 300 dpi and sent back to you in various formats including DVD, USB flash drive and more! Sale valid TODAY ONLY, July 1st. Click HERE to save – via Groupon

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Save 64% on Genealogist’s Instant Research Binder Kit from Family Tree Magazine! “Give your research structure and guidance with the Genealogist's Instant Research Binder Kit. If you like to keep all your work together and organized, you'll love the contents of this kit, packed with the best research tools to trace your genealogy. Fill your genealogy binder with all the family tree forms, cheat sheets, templates and other paperwork that inevitably starts building up, so keep it all in one place built expressly with family historians' needs in mind.”

NEW! Save 64% on Genealogist’s Instant Research Binder Kit from Family Tree Magazine! “Give your research structure and guidance with the Genealogist’s Instant Research Binder Kit. If you like to keep all your work together and organized, you’ll love the contents of this kit, packed with the best research tools to trace your genealogy. Fill your genealogy binder with all the family tree forms, cheat sheets, templates and other paperwork that inevitably starts building up, so keep it all in one place built expressly with family historians’ needs in mind.”

WITH THIS COLLECTION YOU’LL GET:

  • A physical binder to keep your work together and organized
  • Over 120 printable and digital worksheets for documenting your discoveries
  • Checklists and cheat sheets to guide your research
  • Surname sheets, immigrant research forms, census extraction forms, vital records worksheets, and many, many more
  • Family tree templates and informative charts
  • Tips on source documentation and online research tools
  • Cheat sheets for making the most of Google’s free search tools

Regularly $109.93 USD, you pay just $39.99 USD! Sale valid through July 31st. Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree Magazine

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

Get Started in Genealogy Online Workshop - only $59 USD at Family Tree Magazine! "Discovering your family's unique story is like solving a puzzle. You'll fit together bits and pieces from relatives' memories, old records and photographs to create a picture of the past. When you're a family history newbie, the prospect of diving into your roots research can seem overwhelming.

Get Started in Genealogy Online Workshop – only $59 USD at Family Tree Magazine! “Discovering your family’s unique story is like solving a puzzle. You’ll fit together bits and pieces from relatives’ memories, old records and photographs to create a picture of the past. When you’re a family history newbie, the prospect of diving into your roots research can seem overwhelming.

In this week-long workshop, we’ll walk you through the basics of genealogy research: the big 4 databases, what records to look for and where, how to set goals and organize your research as you go. By the end of the week, you’ll be able to set realistic goals and know how to search efficiently and find what you’re looking for.”

This workshop starts on July 9th and is led by genealogy author and educator Lisa Alzo. This course includes:

  • Videos that cover the four big genealogy websites, how to search effectively, how to organize your information and set goals.
  • Three written lessons on family history basics, how to record and organize your genealogy, and how to get started extending your family tree.
  • Professional genealogist Lisa A. Alzo on hand to answer questions — ask questions and get personalized feedback on your every family history quandary.
  • Unlimited viewing: Your all-access pass gets you into the workshop all week—you can even download the videos to watch again later!
  • Make your own schedule: Because the videos are pre-recorded, you don’t have to show up at a specific time to catch them.
  • Message board discussions: Ask questions and share ideas to apply the research strategies you learn.
  • Convenience: Log in anywhere you can connect to the internet, at whatever times work for you.

Register today and pay only $59.99 USD – click HERE – via Family Tree Magazine

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Save 15% on all products including customized DNA t-shirts at Celebrate DNA! Are you looking for new ways to show off your latest DNA test results? What about giving a unique gift to a family member letting them know more about their genealogy and ethnicity? Celebrate DNA helps you take DNA test results and create a wide variety of customized t-shirts, mugs and tote bags! You won't find these designs anywhere else - take a look at their entire product line and order your t-shirt in time for your summer family reunion!

Save 15% on all products including customized DNA t-shirts at Celebrate DNA! Are you looking for new ways to show off your latest DNA test results? What about giving a unique gift to a family member letting them know more about their genealogy and ethnicity? Celebrate DNA helps you take DNA test results and create a wide variety of customized t-shirts, mugs and tote bags! You won’t find these designs anywhere else – take a look at their entire product line and order your t-shirt in time for your summer family reunion!

Save 15% on all products including customized DNA t-shirts at Celebrate DNA! Are you looking for new ways to show off your latest DNA test results? What about giving a unique gift to a family member letting them know more about their genealogy and ethnicity? Celebrate DNA helps you take DNA test results and create a wide variety of customized t-shirts, mugs and tote bags! You won't find these designs anywhere else - take a look at their entire product line and order your t-shirt in time for your summer family reunion!

Use promo code SUMMERDNA at checkout! Sale valid through July 15th – click HERE to shop – via Celebrate DNA

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Canada Day Sale at AncestryDNA Canada - just $89 CAD! How did you become Canadian? Find out with the world's most popular DNA test now on sale just in time for Canada Day, July 1st! The sale price is just $89 CAD and sale is valid through Monday, July 2nd

Canada Day Sale at AncestryDNA Canada – just $89 CAD! How did you become Canadian? Find out with the world’s most popular DNA test now on sale just in time for Canada Day, July 1st! The sale price is just $89 CAD and sale is valid through Monday, July 2nd – click HERE to shop – via AncestryDNA Canada

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FREE ACCESS to Canadian Records at Ancestry!* Celebrate Canada Day and discover how you became Canadian with this amazing FREE ACCESS deal. Included is access to the Canadian Census Collection! Census records are one of the most useful resources to search your family history. You can discover censuses for every decade from 1851 to 1911 (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta from 1906 and 1916)

FREE ACCESS to Canadian Records at Ancestry!* Celebrate Canada Day and discover how you became Canadian with this amazing FREE ACCESS deal. Included is access to the Canadian Census Collection! Census records are one of the most useful resources to search your family history. You can discover censuses for every decade from 1851 to 1911 (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta from 1906 and 1916) with information including:

  • 1825 Census of Lower Canada
  • 1842 Census of Canada East
  • 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
  • 1861 Census of Canada
  • 1871 Census of Canada
  • 1881 Census of Canada
  • 1891 Census of Canada
  • 1901 Census of Canada
  • 1906 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
  • 1911 Census of Canada
  • 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
  • 1921 Census of Canada
  • Nova Scotia, 1770 Census
  • Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1770-1795, 1827, 1838

Click HERE for free access! NOTE: you may need to create an account at Ancestry.ca if you already have an Ancestry.com or Ancestry.co.uk account.

*Free access from June 28 2018 to July 2 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Registration required. After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using an Ancestry.ca World Deluxe paid membership

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Special July 4th Sale at MyHeritage - DNA test kit for just $59 USD!

Special July 4th Sale at MyHeritage – DNA test kit for just $59 USD! For just $69 USD you can get the popular autosomal DNA test kit similar to AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA and other DNA testing companies. You’ll have access to more ethnicities than any other major vendor PLUS received your results much faster than other companies. Sale valid through Wednesday, July 4th. Click HERE to shop – via MyHeritage DNA

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.