Genealogy Bargains for Sunday, November 11, 2018

BIG SAVINGS continue this weekend - 80% off Amazon Kindle books, 50% off Ancestry memberships and more! See all the deals at Genealogy Bargains for Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Sunday, November 11, 2018

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

  • 23andMe: Save up to 50% at 23andMe – just $49 USD! – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Amazon: Today only! Up to 80% off biographies, business and more on Kindle – CLICK HERE
  • FINAL DAY! Amazon: FREE E-BOOK After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research – CLICK HERE
  • TODAY ONLY! Ancestry: Save 50% on Memberships during Veterans Day Flash Sale – CLICK HERE
  • AncestryDNA: Holiday Sale at AncestryDNA – AncestryDNA just $59 USD! – CLICK HERE
  • Family Tree Magazine: Save 70% on Write Your Family History Toolkit – CLICK HERE
  • Flip-Pal: HUGE Savings on special Flip-Pal mobile scanner bundle! – CLICK HERE
  • Hack Genealogy: Save 30% on GEDMatch & Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence Boot Camp – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Legacy Family TreeFREE WEBINAR Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners – CLICK HERE
  • Living DNA: Save 20% during Thanksgiving Sale – just $79 USD! – CLICK HERE
  • MyHeritage: LOWEST PRICE EVER! Just $49 USD for MyHeritage DNA during Thanksgiving Sale – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Picture Keeper: Save up to 72% on Picture Keeper photo preservation systems – CLICK HERE

Ancestry Veterans Day Flash Sale – 50% OFF on Memberships!

Take 50% off on all 6-month Ancestry subscriptions during the Ancestry Veterans Day Flash Sale! Get the details at Genealogy Bargains!

Save 50% on All Subscriptions at Ancestry! TODAY ONLY, Sunday, November 11th, new subscribers can save 50% at Ancestry on 1-month and 6-month subscriptions during the Ancestry Veterans Day Flash Sale. This is the perfect way to “try out” Ancestry if you’ve not used their site.

Savings include:

  • U.S. Discovery 6-month membership, regularly $99, now just $49
  • World Explorer 6-month membership, regularly $149, now just $74
  • All Access 6-month membership, regularly $199, now just $99

Remember that this sale ends TODAY, Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at 10:50 Central Standard Time! Click HERE to get started – via Ancestry

CURRENT SUBSCRIBERS: The offers above WILL NOT WORK to renew a current membership. Please see our recent post Money Saving Tips for Ancestry at Genealogy Bargains (click HERE) on how current Ancestry subscribers can save money when renewing!

*Offers end November 11, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Offers available for new subscribers only and not for renewal of current subscriptions. Billed in one payment of $49 for a 6-month subscription to U.S. Discovery, $74 for a 6-month subscription to World Explorer, or $99 for a 6-month subscription to All Access. Your subscription will automatically renew at list price after the introductory offer. If you don’t want to renew, cancel at least two days before your renewal date. Cancel by visiting the My Account section or by contacting us. See our Renewal and Cancellation Terms for further details.

†Other subscriptions to Newspapers.com may be available but are not included in the All Access package.

FREE ACCESS WEEKEND CONTINUES!

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with Sunday, November 11th being Veterans Day here in the US and Remembrance Sunday in the UK and other countries. To mark this event, many of the major genealogy and family history vendors are making billions of records available for FREE through at least Monday, November 12th, 2018.

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with Sunday, November 11th being Veterans Day here in the US and Remembrance Sunday in the UK and other countries. To mark this event, many of the major genealogy and family history vendors are making billions of records available for FREE through at least Monday, November 12th, 2018.

Click HERE for a complete list of sites participating in the Free Access Weekend!

NEW Genealogy Bargains

TODAY ONLY! Up to 80% off biographies, business and more on Kindle! Save on an AMAZING selection of titles, many related to history and genealogy!

The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption - "The shocking story of Geogia Tann, a notorious dealer in black-market babies between 1920 and 1950 whose actions ultimately popularized--and corrupted--adoption as we know it today. For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children's home in Memphis, Tennessee--selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today."

The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption – “The shocking story of Geogia Tann, a notorious dealer in black-market babies between 1920 and 1950 whose actions ultimately popularized–and corrupted–adoption as we know it today. For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children’s home in Memphis, Tennessee–selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today.”

Regularly $11.99 USD, today only just $2.99 USD for Amazon Kindle version! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon

But I Don’t Have a Kindle Device! Read On . . .

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!

I have the Kindle App on my iPad and it works just like a Kindle device! I can change the font size, the word space and the lighting as well.

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Save up to 72% 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 8GB Picture Keeper with 4,000-Photo Capacity, regularly $59.99 USD, for just $16.99 USD! Sale prices also apply to the 4GB, 16GB and 32GB sizes. Sale valid through Monday, November 12th.

NEW! Save up to 72% 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 8GB Picture Keeper with 4,000-Photo Capacity, regularly $59.99 USD, for just $16.99 USD! Sale prices also apply to the 4GB, 16GB and 32GB sizes. Sale valid through Monday, November 12th. Click HERE to shop – via Groupon

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FREE WEBINAR Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners presented by Rorey Cathcart, Wednesday, November 14th, 7:00 pm - Tracing your Louisiana ancestors can be challenging. Get off to a great start with a brief introduction to her varied legal history, important migration events and blended ethnic influences. Review repositories, unique record collections and vital records access requirement along with strategies for successful research.

NEW! FREE WEBINAR Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners presented by Rorey Cathcart, Wednesday, November 14th, 7:00 pm – Tracing your Louisiana ancestors can be challenging. Get off to a great start with a brief introduction to her varied legal history, important migration events and blended ethnic influences. Review repositories, unique record collections and vital records access requirement along with strategies for successful research. Click HERE to register for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

Save 70% on Write Your Family History Toolkit from Family Tree Magazine! "What better way to preserve your family history than by writing it? Whether it's a book or other writing project, this collection is packed with all the tools to make writing your family history a labor of love. This collection includes everything from prompts gathering evidence and memories to workbooks and resources for gathering your memories and notes into an organized, easily accessible form. You'll also get in-depth guidance on how to write a compelling narrative and define the story you want to tell.

 Save 70% on Write Your Family History Toolkit from Family Tree Magazine! “What better way to preserve your family history than by writing it? Whether it’s a book or other writing project, this collection is packed with all the tools to make writing your family history a labor of love. This collection includes everything from prompts gathering evidence and memories to workbooks and resources for gathering your memories and notes into an organized, easily accessible form. You’ll also get in-depth guidance on how to write a compelling narrative and define the story you want to tell.

Best, of all the Write Your Family History Toolkit features digital products you can download while you’re waiting for your workbooks to arrive. So jump in and get started with writing your family history right away!”

This collection includes:

  • Story of My Life (Paperback)
  • Family Tree Memory Keeper (Paperback)
  • Best Family History Projects eBook (eBook)
  • Devil in the Details: Write Your Ancestor’s Story (Video Download)
  • Copyright Law for Genealogy (Web Seminar Download)
  • Pain-Free Family History Writing Projects (Home Study Course)
  • Outline Your Family History Writing Project (Video Download)
  • Using Apps to Tell Your Ancestor’s Story (Video Download)

Regularly $233.92 USD, now just $69.99 USD! Sale valid through November 30th. Click HERE to save – via Family Tree Magazine

*Advertised price valid through 11/30 or while supplies last.

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When it comes to years of genealogy research and material that you have accumulated, what plans have you made to ensure that this legacy does not die with you? In After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research, you will find valuable advice on creating a realistic plan to get your “genealogy affairs” in order. Make sure that the next generation of researchers can benefit from your years of hard work and following your passion.

FINAL DAY! FREE DOWNLOAD After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research. I want every genealogist to get serious about preserving the legacy of their years of research, so for this weekend only, I’m making my best-selling book After You’re Gone available for free!*

  • After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    Amazon Kindle version – click HERE for free download**
  • After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    PDF version – click HERE for free download

* Free access to After You’re Gone available through Sunday, November 11th

** Please read How To Download Amazon Kindle Books for Free – click HERE

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Save 20% on Living DNA - the world's most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests.

Save 20% on Living DNA – just $79 USD during Thanksgiving Sale! “Living DNA is the world’s most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests. Living DNA is able to show you your ancestry in twice the detail of other tests. This is possible because of the scientific teams we work with, and the detailed ways in which they can explore your DNA. You can view your results online or in a personalised book, and this allows you to explore your DNA breakdown today, as well as the migration patterns of your ancestors dating back 80,000 years.”

Living DNA is the best DNA test right now if you have British or Irish heritage! Sale valid through November 22nd, 2018. Regularly $99 USD, now just $79 USD – click HERE to shop – via Living DNA

FREE SHIPPING for Living DNA via Amazon

Get the same sale price of $79 USD, and you if have an Amazon Prime Membership, you qualify for FREE SHIPPING – sometimes Same Day depending upon your location!

Click HERE to shop via Amazon

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$49 USD for MyHeritage DNA during Early Thanksgiving Sale - PLUS FREE SHIPPING! Get MyHeritage DNA (the same test as AncestryDNA and other major DNA companies) for only $49 USD! This is the LOWEST PRICE EVER and you don't need to buy two or more tests like other current DNA promotions!

$49 USD for MyHeritage DNA during Early Thanksgiving Sale – PLUS FREE SHIPPING! Get MyHeritage DNA (the same test as AncestryDNA and other major DNA companies) for only $49 USD! This is the LOWEST PRICE EVER and you don’t need to buy two or more tests like other current DNA promotions!

Sale valid through Tuesday, November 12th. Click HERE to save – via MyHeritage

FREE SHIPPING at MyHeritage DNA!

Get FREE SHIPPING on MyHeritage DNA when you purchase 2 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits!

BONUS! Get FREE SHIPPING when you order 3 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits at the low price of $49 USD! No promo code needed – discount calculated at checkout! Limited Time Offer – DON’T DELAY! Click HERE to shop – via MyHeritage

Early Bird Holiday Sale for Australia, Canada, UK and Other Countries!

We know that Thanksgiving Day is coming up for US residents and the holiday has already passed for Canadians, so MyHeritage is holding an Early Bird Holiday sale with these special prices

We know that Thanksgiving Day is coming up for US residents and the holiday has already passed for Canadians, so MyHeritage is holding an Early Bird Holiday Sale with these special prices:

  • Australia: $79 AUD
  • Brazil: 219 BRL
  • Canada: $79 CAD
  • Denmark: 440 DKK
  • Europe: 59€
  • New Zealand: $89 NZD
  • Switzerland: 69 CHF
  • UK: 59£

These sale prices are valid through Monday, November 12th. Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage

Father’s Day Sale for Scandinavian Countries!

And I learned something new thanks to MyHeritage: Father's Day in Scandinavian countries is celebrated on the second Sunday in November - this year that's November 11th! MyHeritage is holding a special Father's Day Sale with the following prices

And I learned something new thanks to MyHeritage: Father’s Day in Scandinavian countries is celebrated on the second Sunday in November – this year that’s November 11th! MyHeritage is holding a special Father’s Day Sale with the following prices:

  • Finland: 59€
  • Iceland: 59€
  • Norway: 560 NOK
  • Sweden: 610 SEK

These sale prices are valid through Monday, November 12th. Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage

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Get AncestryDNA - the world's best-selling DNA test kit - for just $59 USD during the AncestryDNA Holiday Sale!

HUGE HOLIDAY SAVINGS at AncestryDNA – just $59 USD! This deal was just announced and you can get the world’s most popular DNA test kit – AncestryDNA – for just $59 USD!

The Holidays are around the corner – and this year, the perfect gift is AncestryDNA! Let’s help more people discover their unique family stories with what will be the holidays’ most memorable gift. Only Ancestry:

  • Has helped 20 million members connect to a deeper family story
  • Combines the world’s largest online collection of family history records with the largest consumer DNA network in the world
  • Delivers 2x more geographic detail than any other DNA test

AncestryDNA has lowered its price for AncestryDNA permanently to $79 USD!

Stock up now for the holidays and get AncestryDNA for just $59 USD! Click HERE to shop – via Ancestry

*NOTE: Sale valid through Wednesday, November 21st. Shipping and sales tax NOT INCLUDED.

Buy 4 AncestryDNA Test Kits Get 1 Free!

A special hidden holiday deal . . . if you purchase 4 AncestryDNA test kits at the sale price of $59 USD, you get 1 kit free! You will still have to pay shipping and handling plus taxes on the free kit, but still this is perfect for holiday gift giving or finally getting those other family members to take a DNA test!

A special hidden holiday deal . . . if you purchase 4 AncestryDNA test kits at the sale price of $59 USD, you get 1 kit free! You will still have to pay shipping and handling plus taxes on the free kit, but still this is perfect for holiday gift giving or finally getting those other family members to take a DNA test! Click HERE to shop and select a quantity of 4 or more test kits to qualify!

FREE SHIPPING for AncestryDNA via Amazon

While the price is $69 USD via Amazon, when you buy from the AncestryDNA Official Storefront, and you have an Amazon Prime Membership, you qualify for FREE SHIPPING – sometimes Same Day depending upon your location!

Click HERE to shop via Amazon

AncestryDNA on Sale for Canada Too!

23andMe Canada - Save 30% on all 23andMe DNA test kits during the 23andMe Summer Travel Sale

Our friends to the North can get in on the AncestryDNA Holiday Sale as well! Regularly $129 CAD, you pay just $99 CAD**!

Stock up now for the holidays! Click HERE to shop – via Ancestry

**NOTE: Sale valid through Wednesday, November 14th. Shipping and sales tax NOT INCLUDED.

AncestryDNA Savings for Australia and UK too!

  • AncestryDNA Australia: Save $20 AUD! Regularly $129 AUD, now just $109 AUD! Sale valid through Tuesday, November 20th, 2018. Click HERE to shop via Ancestry
  • AncestryDNA UK: Save £10 GBP! Regularly £79 GBP, now just £79 GBP! Sale valid through Tuesday, November 20th, 2018. Click HERE to shop via Ancestry

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Save up to 50% at 23andMe - just $49 USD! 23andMe has an amazing Thanksgiving Sale going on right now! Purchase 2 or More of the Ancestry Service DNA Test Kits (an autosomal test kit similar to AncestryDNA), and pay just $49 USD each*! That's a 50% off savings! And if you only need ONE test, the price is just $69 USD, still a 30% savings off the normal $99 USD price! 

Save up to 50% at 23andMe – just $49 USD! 23andMe has an amazing Thanksgiving Sale going on right now! Purchase 2 or More of the Ancestry Service DNA Test Kits (an autosomal test kit similar to AncestryDNA), and pay just $49 USD each*! That’s a 50% off savings!

Buy two 23andMe Ancestry Service DNA test kits and pay just $49 USD each!

And if you only need ONE test, the price is just $69 USD, still a 30% savings off the normal $99 USD price! Click HERE to save – via 23andMe

Save on 23andMe PLUS FREE SHIPPING

Don’t forget that you can save BIG if you purchase just a single 23andMe test on Amazon (at the reduced price of just $69 USD!) and get FREE SHIPPING with your Ancestry Prime Membership! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon

*NOTE: Sale valid through Friday, November 23rd, 2018; sale price does not include shipping and handling or taxes.

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Save 30% GEDMatch & Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence Boot Camp! Join DNA expert Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters shares her tricks and tips on using the popular (and FREE) GEDmatch program, AND walks you through a case study focusing on combining DNA and non-DNA evidence. Mary will also answer your questions live during the online webinars.

Save 30% GEDMatch & Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence Boot Camp! Join DNA expert Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters LLC on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 as she shares her tricks and tips on using the popular (and FREE) GEDmatch program.  Mary will also walk you through a case study focusing on combining DNA and non-DNA evidence. The webinars are moderated by genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee and Mary Eberle will also answer your questions live during the online webinars.

  • GEDMatch – Powerful Tools for Analyzing DNA Results and Finding New DNA Matches: GEDMatch is a free, third-party website offering additional tools to interpret your DNA results. Tools include a chromosome browser. GEDMatch accepts DNA test results from DNA testing companies, such as Ancestry, FTDNA, and 23andMe. It can be a great way to find new matches. Learn how to use this helpful website.
  • Case Study:  Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence: This case study shows the importance of combining DNA and non-DNA evidence to solve an unexpected genealogy mystery. With an extensive tree in hand, it might seem that DNA would only help fill in gaps and breakdown brick walls. However, DNA helped in “pruning” an entire branch of the client’s tree and uncovered a mystery.  DNA (along with census records, family stories, and even a pony!) and helped reconstruct the pruned branch.

You’ll receive over 3 hours of educational content for the low price of $25.99! You’ll also receive access to the recorded versions of each webinar and the handouts! Register by Monday, November 12, 2018 and receive $6 off the registration price for a low $19.99 USD! Space is limited, and if you register but can’t attend, you’ll still receive the handouts, the freebies and access to the recordings!

Click HERE for more information and to register – via Hack Genealogy

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Save $25 with the Save Your Photos Value Pack from Flip-Pal!

Save BIG on Genealogy Bargains Value Pack at Flip-Pal mobile scanner! I LOVE my Flip-Pal mobile scanner – it is in my backpack or wheelie bag with my laptop wherever I go. I’ve used it to scan family photos when visiting relatives, I’ve even scanned photos in frames on the wall! And I’ve scanned military medals, jewelry and more.

Save $34 with the Genealogy Bargains Value Pack from Flip-Pal! Regularly $228.96, now just $194.96 – you receive:

  • Flip-Pal mobile scanner model 100C
  • Deluxe Carry Case
  • Sketch Kit
  • StoryScans™
  • Preserving Your Family’s Oral History and Stories ebook by Thomas MacEntee

Click HERE to shop via Flip-Pal

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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.