The recording of today's amazing webinar, "Researching Ancestors in the Era of Freedom" by Angela Walton-Raji is now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for a limited time. Lots of great comments:
- THIS WAS ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!! The information was VERY, VERY, VERY well presented, information packed, and absolutely engaging. I'm someone who considers herself well versed in AA family history resources, yet still I learned more. Thanks so much for asking Ms. Raji to present this webinar. Now I'm going out to tell as many people as possible about the webinar.
- Angela Walton-Raji is ALWAYS a joy to listen to because she has SO MUCH genealogy knowledge to offer. The host Geoff is awesome as well. He did an excellent job showing in real-time the many additional resources available for researching ancestors of African descent. BRAVO!!
- Excellent. Such a nice balance of information, presentation style, and enthusiasm. One of the best I have attended. Thanks!!
- Angela is such a great storyteller and so informative on where to search for African-American Ancestors.
View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 28 minute recording of "Researching Ancestors in the Era of Freedom" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership.
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There is no question that African American genealogy research has many challenges. Many families are rooted within the system of American Slavery that ended officially in 1865 presenting many hurdles for descendants of those enslaved families. Fortunately in recent years, the community of researchers has expanded and there are more resources for African Ancestored researchers than ever before. Whether your ancestors were enslaved, Free People of Color, or immigrants to this country, a handy set of tools and resources is needed. The African-American Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide™ guide will assist you, whether you are sitting at your computer looking for online resources, or trying to connect with other researchers. And as you plan your next research trip, this handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access to direct you to facilities with significant African American collections and will serve as a useful reference while on the road.
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- New and Must-Have Google Tips for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke. February 25.
- Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. March 4.
- Genealogy Serendipity - Listening For Our Ancestors by Geoff Rasmussen. March 6.
- Crafting Ancestor Profiles from Start to Finish by Lisa Alzo. March 11.
- Irish Genealogical Records in the 17th-19th Centuries by Judy Wight. March 18.
- Where Does It Say That? Learning to Love Indirect Evidence by Chris Staats. March 25.
- Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 1 by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. April 1.
- American Revolution Genealogy by Beth Foulk. April 8.
- Hookers, Crooks, and Kooks - Aunt Merle Didn't Run a Boarding House by Jana Sloan Broglin. April 10.
- Ten Genealogical Lessons I Learned the Hard Way by Warren Bittner. April 15.
- D-I-V-O-R-C-E! by Judy Russell. April 22.
- United States Colored Troops Civil War Widows' Pension Applications: Tell the Story by Bernice Alexander Bennett. April 24.
- Using Legacy with Specialized Studies - Legacy is for more than your family history by Tessa Keough. April 29.
- Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 2 by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. May 6.
- After You're Gone - Future-Proofing Your Genealogy Research by Thomas MacEntee (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). May 8.
- GenealogyBank - The Power of Finding Our Ancestor's Stories by Tom Kemp. May 13.
- Martha Benshura - Enemy Alien by Judy Russell. May 20.
- Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 by Mary Hill. May 27.
- Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 3 by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. June 3.
- Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar by Jana Sloan Broglin. June 10.
- 10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies by Tessa Keough. June 12.
- The Secret Lives of Women - Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind by Gena Philibert-Ortega. July 1.
- Pinning Your Family History by Thomas MacEntee. July 8.
- Making a Federal Case Out of It by Judy Russell (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). July 10.
- Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. July 15.
- Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. July 22.
- Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. July 29.
- Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery by Melvin J. Collier. July 31.
- What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. August 5.
- Power Platting - Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions by Chris Staats. August 12.
- Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors by Mark Lowe. August 19.
- Digital Family Reunions by Devin Ashby. August 21.
- German Names and Naming Patterns by Jim Beidler. August 26.
- Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research - Tips, Tools and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. September 2.
- Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. September 9.
- Technology and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen. September 11.
- Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. September 16.
- Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. September 23.
- Maps Tell Some of the Story for the African-Ancestored Genealogist by Angela Walton-Raji. September 25.
- Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega. September 30.
- Wearables and Genealogy - Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. October 7.
- Colonial Immigration - The English Pioneers of Early America by Beth Foulk. October 14.
- Billions of Records, Billions of Stories by Devin Ashby. October 16.
- What Happened to the State of Frankland - Using Tennessee's Pre-Statehood Records by Mark Lowe. October 21.
- Complex Evidence - What is It? How Does it Work? And Why Does it Matter? by Warren Bittner. October 28.
- Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. November 4.
- Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy by Diahan Southard. November 11.
- Bringing it All Together and Leaving a Permanent Record by Tom Kemp. November 13.
- Mapping Madness by Ron Arons. November 18.
- Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research by Gail Blankenau. December 2.
- Thinking about Becoming an Accredited Genealogist? by Apryl Cox and Kelly Summers. December 9.
- Pointing Fingers at Ancestors' Siblings - Breaking Down Brick Walls with Collateral Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. December 16.
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