Friday, February 23, 2018

Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document - free webinar by Geoff Rasmussen now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document” by Geoff Rasmussen is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you through the step-by-steps of properly adding genealogy documents, citations, and digital media to your Legacy Family Tree 9 software. Each class is based on a different chapter in his popular book, Legacy 9 Unlocked: Techniques, Tips and Step-By-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Watch them in order if you want to  follow the mystery or jump around to capture the instructions.
 
In this class, “Adding an Online Document,” you will learn the seven steps of adding any online document to Legacy.
View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
Find Your Roots in German Farm Histories 02/28/2018 Gail Blankenau
Overcoming Brick Walls Caused by Record Loss 03/07/2018 Mary Hill  AG
Secrets in the Attic: Break Down Brick Walls With Home Sources 03/09/2018 Denise May Levenick
True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy 03/13/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL 03/14/2018 Cyndi Ingle
From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home 03/20/2018 Catherine B. Wiest Desmarais  CG
Hands-On with MyHeritage DNA 03/21/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History 03/23/2018 Mike Mansfield
How DNA testing can reveal your ethnic breakdown 03/27/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Formulating a DNA Testing Plan 03/28/2018 Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew: History  Migration  DNA 04/04/2018 Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 3): Adding a Census Record 04/06/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogy for Advanced Users: Grow Your Family Tree Online 04/10/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Georgia: Gateway to Westward Expansion 04/11/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Researching Your Oregon Ancestors 04/13/2018 Tessa Keough
Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA 04/17/2018 Patti Lee Hobbs  CG
Lincoln's Laws and the Records of War 04/18/2018 Judy G. Russell  JD  CG  CGL
Get the Most from the MyHeritage Search Engine for Historical Records 04/24/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Verifying Information You Find Online 04/25/2018 Marian Pierre-Louis
Special Appearance by the Founder and CEO of MyHeritage 05/02/2018 Gilad Japhet
Discover Your Family in School Yearbooks 05/08/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper 05/09/2018 Cyndi Ingle
A Checklist of African American Resources 05/11/2018 Angela Walton-Raji
Good Research Habits 05/15/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results 05/16/2018 Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
How to Use the Smart Matches & Record Matches MyHeritage Technologies 05/22/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Quaker Migration into America 05/23/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
The Palatine Immigrants: Tracing and Locating 18th Century German Immigrants Online 05/30/2018 Luana Darby  MLIS  AG
Digital Gravestones 06/05/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
What Your Ancestor's Neighbors Can Tell You 06/06/2018 Melissa Barker
The Family DNA Project 06/08/2018 Nicka Smith
Easily Read Old Style American Handwriting 06/13/2018 Sharon Monson
Using Maps in Genealogical Research 06/19/2018 Sara A. Scribner  CG
You Need a Search Strategy: Maximizing Your Results with Online Genealogical Databases 06/19/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Lightroom or Photoshop? What should I use for my photo editing? 06/27/2018 Jared Hodges
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 4): Adding Estate/Probate Records 07/06/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
The Art of Negative-Space Research: Women 07/11/2018 Jeanne Bloom  CG
Freedmen's Bureau Records - Valuable to ALL Southern research 07/13/2018 Diane L.  Richard
Special Tools that can Take Your Research to the Next Level 07/17/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
It's a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats 07/17/2018 Alice Hoyt Veen  CG
Trails of Daniel Boone and other Western Travelers 07/18/2018 J. Mark Lowe  CG  FUGA
Photoshop: What you need to know as a photographer 07/25/2018 Jared Hodges
An Overview of Important Historical Record Collections 07/31/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Sharing The Joy: Projects That Will Captivate The Non-Genealogists In Your Life 08/01/2018 Lisa Louise Cooke
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 5): Adding an Obituary 08/03/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist 08/08/2018 Annette Burke  Lyttle
50 Websites To Find Vital Records 08/10/2018 Gena Philibert-Ortega
Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports 08/14/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Untangle the Web of Germanic Websites 08/15/2018 Teresa Steinkamp McMillin  CG
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales) 08/22/2018 Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research 08/28/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite 08/29/2018 Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research 09/05/2018 Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate 09/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles 09/12/2018 Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families 09/14/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know 09/19/2018 Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research 09/25/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System 10/03/2018 Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence 10/05/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy 10/09/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story 10/10/2018 Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research 10/16/2018 Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush 10/17/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy 10/23/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing 10/24/2018 Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor 10/26/2018 Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees 10/31/2018 E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun 11/02/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks 11/06/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor 11/07/2018 Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners 11/14/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors 11/20/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking 11/28/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records 12/05/2018 Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database 12/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart 12/12/2018 Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners 12/14/2018 Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family 12/18/2018 Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors 12/19/2018 Michael L. Strauss  AG

See you online!

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Railroad Records, Indexes, and Finding Aids on the Internet by Paula Stuart-Warren

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Railroad Records, Indexes, and Finding Aids on the Internet by Paula Stuart-Warren

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them!   This Friday enjoy "Online & On Track: Railroad Records, Indexes, and Finding Aids on the Internet" by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA. If you're not a member,  remember the webinar previews are always free.

Online & On Track: Railroad Records, Indexes, and Finding Aids on the Internet


Learn about online personnel and payroll records, indexes, books, railroad employee and union magazine indexes, inventories of railroad records, indexes of insurance claims, identified photographs of people, trains, and stations, architectural drawings, and links to other free websites and finding aids. Some of these lists give a person’s name, birth date and place, railroad jobs held, and more. An extensive handout gives links to these and many others.

  New "Member Friday" Webinar - Railroad Records, Indexes, and Finding Aids on the Internet by Paula Stuart-Warren
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About the Presenter
Paula Stuart-Warren
Paula considers herself fortunate to be an internationally recognized genealogical educator, researcher and consultant focusing on unusual resources, manuscripts, methodology, and analyzing records. She also specializes in Native American research. She loves to interact with her clients and audiences. She is a long-time course coordinator and instructor for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and an instructor for Ancestry Academy. Her lecturing experience includes the Federation of Genealogical Societies and National Genealogical Society conferences and seminars in many states and Canada. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS), and is a former officer of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and is the Past President of the Northland Chapter of APG. She initiated the MGS education committee and classes and was one of the founding members of the MGS Library. She co-chaired the FGS 2001, 2011, and 2013 conferences. Her ancestors came to the U.S. from eight ancestral countries. She has researched onsite from coast to coast at and has written for, FGS FORUMNGS MagazineFamily Tree MagazineNew England AncestorsMinnesota Genealogist, findmypast.com, was editor of the former FGS Conference News Blog and currently has her own educational website and blog at http://genealogybypaula.com.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Register for Webinar Friday - Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document by Geoff Rasmussen

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In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you through the step-by-steps of properly adding genealogy documents, citations, and digital media to your Legacy Family Tree 9 software. Each class is based on a different chapter in his popular book, Legacy 9 Unlocked: Techniques, Tips and Step-By-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Watch them in order if you want to  follow the mystery or jump around to capture the instructions.

In this class, “Adding an Online Document,” you will learn the seven steps of adding any online document to Legacy.

Join us and Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen for the live webinar Friday, February 23, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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About the presenter
GeoffRasmussen-144x144Geoffrey D. Rasmussen is the father of four budding genealogists. He graduated with a degree in Genealogy and Family History from Brigham Young University and has served as director and vice-president of the Utah Genealogical Association. He is a dynamic genealogy speaker on all forms of genealogy technology, and as host of the Legacy Family Tree webinar series, has spoken virtually to nearly 100 different countries. He has authored books, videos, articles, and websites, and develops the Legacy Family Tree software program. On a personal note, Geoff enjoys playing the piano, organ, cello, basketball and bowling. His favorite places are cemeteries, the ocean, and hanging out with other genealogists. He met and proposed to his wife in a Family History Center.

He is the author of the recently-released, Kindred Voices: Listening for our Ancestors, and the popular books Legacy Family Tree, Unlocked!and Digital Imaging Essentials.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Full-length documentary now online: experience the Tribal Quest family history expeditions to Namibia, Papua New Guinea, and Siberia

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Available now, exclusively at FamilyTreeWebinars.com, is the fascinating full-length documentary of the Tribal Quest family history expeditions to remote tribal communities in Namibia, Papua New Guinea, and Siberia. Tribal Quest is a pro bono project, led by MyHeritage's Golan Levi of Melbourne, Australia, for documenting the family trees and stories of remote tribal communities that face a risk of cultural extinction.

Join us and Golan's expedition in this brand new webinar at FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document  02/23/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
Find Your Roots in German Farm Histories  02/28/2018  Gail Blankenau
Overcoming Brick Walls Caused by Record Loss  03/07/2018  Mary Hill  AG
Secrets in the Attic: Break Down Brick Walls With Home Sources  03/09/2018  Denise May Levenick
True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy  03/13/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL  03/14/2018  Cyndi Ingle
From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home  03/20/2018  Catherine B. Wiest Desmarais  CG
Hands-On with MyHeritage DNA  03/21/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History  03/23/2018  Mike Mansfield
How DNA testing can reveal your ethnic breakdown  03/27/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Formulating a DNA Testing Plan  03/28/2018  Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew: History  Migration  DNA  04/04/2018  Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 3): Adding a Census Record  04/06/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogy for Advanced Users: Grow Your Family Tree Online  04/10/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Georgia: Gateway to Westward Expansion  04/11/2018  Rorey Cathcart
Researching Your Oregon Ancestors  04/13/2018  Tessa Keough
Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA  04/17/2018  Patti Lee Hobbs  CG
Lincoln's Laws and the Records of War  04/18/2018  Judy G. Russell  JD  CG  CGL
Get the Most from the MyHeritage Search Engine for Historical Records  04/24/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Verifying Information You Find Online  04/25/2018  Marian Pierre-Louis
Special Appearance by the Founder and CEO of MyHeritage  05/02/2018  Gilad Japhet
Discover Your Family in School Yearbooks  05/08/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper  05/09/2018  Cyndi Ingle
A Checklist of African American Resources  05/11/2018  Angela Walton-Raji
Good Research Habits  05/15/2018  Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results  05/16/2018  Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
How to Use the Smart Matches & Record Matches MyHeritage Technologies  05/22/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Quaker Migration into America  05/23/2018  Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
The Palatine Immigrants: Tracing and Locating 18th Century German Immigrants Online  05/30/2018  Luana Darby  MLIS  AG
Digital Gravestones  06/05/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
What Your Ancestor's Neighbors Can Tell You  06/06/2018  Melissa Barker
The Family DNA Project  06/08/2018  Nicka Smith
Easily Read Old Style American Handwriting  06/13/2018  Sharon Monson
Using Maps in Genealogical Research  06/19/2018  Sara A. Scribner  CG
You Need a Search Strategy: Maximizing Your Results with Online Genealogical Databases  06/19/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Lightroom or Photoshop? What should I use for my photo editing?  06/27/2018  Jared Hodges
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 4): Adding Estate/Probate Records  07/06/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
The Art of Negative-Space Research: Women  07/11/2018  Jeanne Bloom  CG
Freedmen's Bureau Records - Valuable to ALL Southern research  07/13/2018  Diane L.  Richard
Special Tools that can Take Your Research to the Next Level  07/17/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
It's a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats  07/17/2018  Alice Hoyt Veen  CG
Trails of Daniel Boone and other Western Travelers  07/18/2018  J. Mark Lowe  CG  FUGA
Photoshop: What you need to know as a photographer  07/25/2018  Jared Hodges
An Overview of Important Historical Record Collections  07/31/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Sharing The Joy: Projects That Will Captivate The Non-Genealogists In Your Life  08/01/2018  Lisa Louise Cooke
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 5): Adding an Obituary  08/03/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist  08/08/2018  Annette Burke  Lyttle
50 Websites To Find Vital Records  08/10/2018  Gena Philibert-Ortega
Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports  08/14/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Untangle the Web of Germanic Websites  08/15/2018  Teresa Steinkamp McMillin  CG
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems  08/21/2018  James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales)  08/22/2018  Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research  08/28/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite  08/29/2018  Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research  09/05/2018  Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate  09/07/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles  09/12/2018  Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families  09/14/2018  Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof  09/18/2018  Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know  09/19/2018  Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research  09/25/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System  10/03/2018  Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence  10/05/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy  10/09/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story  10/10/2018  Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch  10/12/2018  Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research  10/16/2018  Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush  10/17/2018  Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy  10/23/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing  10/24/2018  Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor  10/26/2018  Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees  10/31/2018  E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun  11/02/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks  11/06/2018  MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor  11/07/2018  Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners  11/14/2018  Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors  11/20/2018  Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking  11/28/2018  Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records  12/05/2018  Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database  12/07/2018  Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart  12/12/2018  Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners  12/14/2018  Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family  12/18/2018  Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors  12/19/2018  Michael L. Strauss  AG

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems - free BCG webinar by Jill Morelli, CG now online for limited time

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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, "Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems” by Jill Morelli, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
Swedish taxation records, a head tax of individuals between the ages of 15 and 63, are some of the oldest extant records of the rural farmer. Genealogists quickly become familiar with the chronological birth/marriage/death parish records (Ministerial), the clerical surveys (Husförhör) and probate records (Bouppteckning). These documents form the bedrock of investigation into our Swedish past. These records may not, however, answer our more difficult research questions, especially those of the 18th century. This is where Swedish taxation records or mantalslängder may be of help. These little used records, but evidence rich documents, may corroborate or dispute our existing evidence, or may be the only source of evidence. We will learn how to access, read and use these records to answer those questions.
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Tribal Quest: Documenting the Family Histories of Indigenous Communities Around the World 02/21/2018 Golan Levi
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 2): Adding an Online Document 02/23/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Find Your Roots in German Farm Histories 02/28/2018 Gail Blankenau
Overcoming Brick Walls Caused by Record Loss 03/07/2018 Mary Hill  AG
Secrets in the Attic: Break Down Brick Walls With Home Sources 03/09/2018 Denise May Levenick
True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy 03/13/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The Case of the Broken Link: Decoding the URL 03/14/2018 Cyndi Ingle
From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day's Neighbors Bring Him Home 03/20/2018 Catherine B. Wiest Desmarais  CG
Hands-On with MyHeritage DNA 03/21/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History 03/23/2018 Mike Mansfield
How DNA testing can reveal your ethnic breakdown 03/27/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Formulating a DNA Testing Plan 03/28/2018 Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew: History  Migration  DNA 04/04/2018 Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 3): Adding a Census Record 04/06/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogy for Advanced Users: Grow Your Family Tree Online 04/10/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Georgia: Gateway to Westward Expansion 04/11/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Researching Your Oregon Ancestors 04/13/2018 Tessa Keough
Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA 04/17/2018 Patti Lee Hobbs  CG
Lincoln's Laws and the Records of War 04/18/2018 Judy G. Russell  JD  CG  CGL
Get the Most from the MyHeritage Search Engine for Historical Records 04/24/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Verifying Information You Find Online 04/25/2018 Marian Pierre-Louis
Special Appearance by the Founder and CEO of MyHeritage 05/02/2018 Gilad Japhet
Discover Your Family in School Yearbooks 05/08/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper 05/09/2018 Cyndi Ingle
A Checklist of African American Resources 05/11/2018 Angela Walton-Raji
Good Research Habits 05/15/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results 05/16/2018 Blaine Bettinger  Ph.D.  J.D.
How to Use the Smart Matches & Record Matches MyHeritage Technologies 05/22/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Quaker Migration into America 05/23/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
The Palatine Immigrants: Tracing and Locating 18th Century German Immigrants Online 05/30/2018 Luana Darby  MLIS  AG
Digital Gravestones 06/05/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
What Your Ancestor's Neighbors Can Tell You 06/06/2018 Melissa Barker
The Family DNA Project 06/08/2018 Nicka Smith
Easily Read Old Style American Handwriting 06/13/2018 Sharon Monson
Using Maps in Genealogical Research 06/19/2018 Sara A. Scribner  CG
You Need a Search Strategy: Maximizing Your Results with Online Genealogical Databases 06/19/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Lightroom or Photoshop? What should I use for my photo editing? 06/27/2018 Jared Hodges
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 4): Adding Estate/Probate Records 07/06/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
The Art of Negative-Space Research: Women 07/11/2018 Jeanne Bloom  CG
Freedmen's Bureau Records - Valuable to ALL Southern research 07/13/2018 Diane L.  Richard
Special Tools that can Take Your Research to the Next Level 07/17/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
It's a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats 07/17/2018 Alice Hoyt Veen  CG
Trails of Daniel Boone and other Western Travelers 07/18/2018 J. Mark Lowe  CG  FUGA
Photoshop: What you need to know as a photographer 07/25/2018 Jared Hodges
An Overview of Important Historical Record Collections 07/31/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Sharing The Joy: Projects That Will Captivate The Non-Genealogists In Your Life 08/01/2018 Lisa Louise Cooke
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 5): Adding an Obituary 08/03/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist 08/08/2018 Annette Burke  Lyttle
50 Websites To Find Vital Records 08/10/2018 Gena Philibert-Ortega
Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports 08/14/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Untangle the Web of Germanic Websites 08/15/2018 Teresa Steinkamp McMillin  CG
GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
Researching Forces Ancestors (England and Wales) 08/22/2018 Kirsty Gray
How Photos Enhance Genealogical Research 08/28/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
The YDNA Test Should Be Your Favorite 08/29/2018 Diahan Southard
What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research 09/05/2018 Thomas MacEntee
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate 09/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles 09/12/2018 Julie Goucher
Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families 09/14/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know 09/19/2018 Lisa Alzo
Importance of Newspapers for family research 09/25/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System 10/03/2018 Rick Sayre  CG  CGL  FUGA
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence 10/05/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy 10/09/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
In Search of My Brother's Mother - An Adoption Story 10/10/2018 Beth Foulk
Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research 10/16/2018 Julie P. Miller  CG  CGL
Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush 10/17/2018 Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  AG
True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy 10/23/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing 10/24/2018 Lisa Alzo
Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor 10/26/2018 Craig R. Scott  MA  CG  FUGA
Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees 10/31/2018 E. Randol Schoenberg
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 8): The Smoking Gun 11/02/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks 11/06/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor 11/07/2018 Melissa Barker
Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners 11/14/2018 Rorey Cathcart
Every Day Life of Our Ancestors 11/20/2018 Ann Staley  CG  CGL
Railroad Records and Railroad History: Methods for Tracking 11/28/2018 Paula Stuart-Warren  CG  FMGS  FUGA
Ins and Outs of Indexes: Keys to Unlocking County and State Records 12/05/2018 Mary Kircher Roddy
Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 9): Adding an Entry from an Online Database 12/07/2018 Geoff Rasmussen
101 Ways to Design a Genealogy Chart 12/12/2018 Janet Hovorka
Citation for beginners 12/14/2018 Shellee Morehead  PhD  CG
Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family 12/18/2018 Nancy A. Peters  CG
That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors 12/19/2018 Michael L. Strauss  AG

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Register for Webinar Wednesday - Tribal Quest: A special project to document the family histories of tribal people by Golan Levi

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Tribal Quest is a fascinating pro bono project for documenting the family trees and stories of remote tribal communities that face a risk of cultural extinction. This webinar will feature the highlights from our Tribal Quest expeditions to Namibia, Papua New Guinea, and Siberia.

Join us and MyHeritage's Golan Levi for the live webinar Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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GolanLevi-144x144Recently relocated to Melbourne, Golan is the UX Expert at MyHeritage, where he envisions new concepts of the company's products and applications. He has a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Design Management. Prior to his extensive practice in the field of user experience, among many other occupations, he lead large-scale land art projects around the world and worked as a zookeeper in the carnivores section. At MyHeritage he is also heading the Tribal Quest pro-bono initiative.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Register for Tuesday's BCG Webinar: Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems by Jill Morelli, CG

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Swedish taxation records, a head tax of individuals between the ages of 15 and 63, are some of the oldest extant records of the rural farmer. Genealogists quickly become familiar with the chronological birth/marriage/death parish records (Ministerial), the clerical surveys (Husförhör) and probate records (Bouppteckning). These documents form the bedrock of investigation into our Swedish past.  These records may not, however, answer our more difficult research questions, especially those of the 18th century. This is where Swedish taxation records or mantalslängder may be of help. These little used records, but evidence rich documents, may corroborate or dispute our existing evidence, or may be the only source of evidence. We will learn how to access, read and use these records to answer those questions.

Join us, the Board for Certification of Genealogists and Jill Morelli, CG for the live webinar Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 8pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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JillMorelli-144x144Jill Morelli, CG is a "Roots" genealogist, becoming interested in family history in the 1970's with the Alex Haley show. At that time, she just collected "stuff." After a hiatus during which she had a family and volunteered in her community, Jill came back to genealogy with a vengeance in February 2002 and a total commitment to "doing it right." She attended conferences, institutes and read articles that would improve her skills as a genealogist. Jill started lecturing on genealogy topics in 2013; however, her background includes extensive lecturing associated with her vocation of architecture to large (300+) and small groups for 40+ years. Jill is a lecturer, writer and professional genealogist and has a blog at http://genealogycertification.wordpress.com about her experiences of being "on the clock," house histories and other topics of interest.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Free February Webinar! Brick by Brick: Tracing Your Home's History with Tina Beaird




Did you miss your local genealogical society meeting this month?  Fountaindale Public Library's Genealogy Club February lecture is live and available for free through March 15, 2018.  The webinar and handout are available online at https://fountaindalegenealogy.org/webinars/

This month's meeting "Brick by Brick: Tracing Your Home's History" is presented by Tina Beaird.  In this hour long program, Tina will provide strategies for researching the history of your home by using government records, newspapers, phone directories, maps and other resources.

Check out our full schedule of free monthly programs and webinars on our events page: https://fountaindalegenealogy.org/events-schedule/

Its time to mark you calendars and get your webinar reminder for our annual Genealogy Day 2018 streaming conference on Saturday, May 19 from 10 .m. to 3 p.m. CST.  This year's theme "In Sickness, in Health, in Handwriting" is a free day-long in person and live stream conference open to researchers of all experience levels. 
This year's speaker schedule includes:
  • Dropsy, Quinsy, or Consumption: Just Exactly What Did My Ancestor Have? presented by Kimberly Nagy
  • Death Demystified: Understanding Coroner and Undertaker Records presented by Tina Beaird
  • Your Predecessor's Personality on Paper: Using Handwriting Analysis in Genealogical Research presented by Gina Pommier
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