Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Got Iowa Ancestors? There's a new BONUS webinar (and book) for that!

Dear Legacy Family Tree Webinar Subscribers - if you have Iowa ancestors, you'll enjoy this brand new BONUS webinar (for webinar subscribers) from Ruby Coleman. I loved it so much that I'll be writing an entire article about how one of the topics Ruby spoke about helped to solve one of my German brick walls.
Webinar Description:
Follow the trail of your ancestor and fall in love with genealogical research in Iowa. First a territory and then a state, Iowa was settled by the mid-1830s. In this webinar, you will learn about the early history, settlements and geography of Iowa, along with the laws and records. Iowa is noted for their many years of state census. Those are discussed, along with examples, in the webinar.
How to view:
If you are an annual or monthly webinar subscriber, this webinar's recording is now available in the Webinar Library. Just head over to the library, login, and enjoy! 5 pages of supplemental syllabus materials also accompany this webinar.
If you are not yet a webinar subscriber...when you join as an annual or monthly subscriber you, too, will have access to these bonus members-only webinars. This is the eighth we've added since January. Take a look at all of these benefits:
  • Unlimited access to the entire Webinar Library (currently 223 classes to choose from)
  • Access to the instructors' handouts (currently 935 pages)
  • Access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • 5% off anything in the FamilyTreeWebinars.com store
  • See which live webinars you have registered for
For more information, or to subscribe, click here.
B_IOWA_RES-2New Book! Iowa Genealogical Research by Ruby Coleman
Ruby's new book - all 410 pages - is the perfect companion to her webinar recording. Each county is fully covered, plus holdings in libraries and courthouse records. There are hundreds of URLs. Some of the topics include Ethnic Settlements; Iowa's Large Repositories and Archives; Religious Records; Orphan Trains and City Directories.
Regular price - 22.95
Our price - 19.95
Webinar subscribers price - 18.96
About the presenter
Ruby Coleman, who resides in North Platte, Nebraska, spends a good deal of her time doing genealogical research on her families in Nebraska and the plains states, and also professionally. She has lived in Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. She has written articles for AncestryHeritage QuestThe Genealogical HelperFamily Chronicle and Internet Genealogy. For thirteen years she wrote the column, "Heritage Lines" for the North Platte Telegraph, North Platte, NE. Her book, Iowa Genealogical Records was published in January of 2014. She lectures for the Family History Expo. Currently Coleman is Area 7 Representative for the Nebraska State Genealogical Society and a past president of the North Platte Genealogical Society. Using her knowledge of Nebraska and the plain states genealogy and history, plus genealogical methodology, Coleman writes, lectures and teaches genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists as well as numerous local, state and national genealogical organizations. In 2011 she was named 2011 Nebraska Genealogist of the Year by the Nebraska Genealogical Society.

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