Monday, October 21, 2019

Register for Webinar Wednesday - Privacy: How to Protect Your Information Online by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

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Protecting privacy online is a continuing concern. Family historians need to decide what personal and family history information we'd like to keep private while still sharing with cousins and other researchers. Learn more about what controls online privacy and what methods and tools are available to give us the best chance to protect our privacy choices.
 
Join us and Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL for the live webinar Wednesday, October 23 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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JudyRussell-144x144A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and journalism from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, and holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, until recently Judy was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School. Judy is a Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother's side and entirely in Germany on her father's side. Visit her website at www.legalgenealogist.com.
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Friday, October 18, 2019

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Long Distance Italian Genealogy Research by Shellee Morehead, Phd, CG

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Long Distance Italian Genealogy Research by Shellee A Morehead, Phd, CG
Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Long Distance Italian Genealogy Research" by Shellee Morehead, Phd, CG. 

Long Distance Italian Genealogy Research

Learn how to make the most of online Italian records, and learn methods for searching the unindexed, digital images to find your ancestors. With Italian ancestry, the most important genealogical fact that you need to get into records in Italy is the name of your ancestor’s hometown. Since many of us can’t get to Italy to visit our ancestral towns, gathering information about our ancestors from afar is the next best thing. With the name of your hometown in hand, a little luck, and a lot of patience, you can search Italian records from home, online at midnight in your pajamas. In this lecture, I describe some of the main genealogical record groups that are available online for Italian research. Beginning with Italian civil records on both FamilySearch and Antennati, I demonstrate methods for faster searching when no indexes are available.
Since many of our ancestors are from small towns, I demonstrate the advantages to doing “family” research, and keeping track of and understanding extended families, rather than just searching for a single name in the records. Further, I suggest organizational tools to keep all the cousins organized, and discuss the common same name, different person problem we frequently encounter in Italian villages. I will give examples of civil records including births, marriages and deaths, the treasure-laden processetti, and church records. Using specific examples, I will show you how to gather many exciting Italian family records without leaving your house.
Long Distance Italian Genealogy Research by Shellee Morehead, Phd, CG

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About the Presenter
Shellee MoreheadShellee Morehead, PhD, CG, has a Ph.D. in evolutionary ecology from the University of Utah and is an associate professor of Biology at the New England Institute of Technology. She was certified by BCG in 2012, and researches, writes and lectures on family history. 
Her specialties include Rhode Island, Italian, and French-Canadian research and genetic genealogy. She is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), a member of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, American-French Genealogical Society, and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) New England Chapter.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics - free webinar by Melanie D. Holtz, CG now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics” by Melanie D. Holtz, CG, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
This lecture discusses some of the more advanced records within Italian civil registration: Allegati [birth, death, and marriage supplements/attachments], Cittadinanza [citizenship records] and Atti Diversi [Diverse Acts]. Students will learn how these records can help to fill in the details of an Italian families’ history as well as track them across Italy. and around the world.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 30 minute recording of "Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. If you have a webinar membership, it is available anytime.
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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
Privacy: How to Protect Your Information Online10/22/2019
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Die MyHeritage Matching Technologien (German)10/23/2019
Silvia da Silva
Top Tech Tips for the Technologist and the Genealogist: 2019 edition10/23/2019
Geoff Rasmussen
Decoding Secret Societies: Finding Your Female Fraternal Ancestors10/25/2019
Michael L. Strauss, AG
Comment mieux gérer votre site familial sur MyHeritage (French)10/28/2019
Elisabeth Zetland
Seven Steps to Manage Digital Files10/30/2019
Denise May Levenick
Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure11/5/2019
Helen Smith
Native American Research: Things You May Not Know11/19/2019
Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA
Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest12/3/2019
Paul Milner
Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders12/17/2019
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records - free webinar by Claire Bettag, CG now online for limited time

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The recording of tonight's BCG webinar, "Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records” by Claire Bettag, CG, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
Civil law notarial records are among the most valuable genealogical resources available. In civil law societies like France, Spain, Italy, (French) Canada, and many other countries, notaries function much like contract lawyers, creating legally binding "authentic acts" (also called contracts or protocols) that regulate private relationships among individuals. These are among the oldest extant types of records, dating in France, for one example, to the 16th century or earlier, and pre-dating church records in some places. They are also packed with information - explicitly stated family data as well as information that can help define an ancestor's family life, social standing, financial status, business and social relationships within a community. This presentation examines the value, content, and location of the most commonly used notarial records, and strategies for using them to further genealogical research.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 10 minute recording of "Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.  It will be available to webinar members for the next 30 days.
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Introductory pricing:
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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics10/16/2019
Melanie D. Holtz, CG
Privacy: How to Protect Your Information Online10/22/2019
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Die MyHeritage Matching Technologien (German)10/23/2019
Silvia da Silva
Top Tech Tips for the Technologist and the Genealogist: 2019 edition10/23/2019
Geoff Rasmussen
Decoding Secret Societies: Finding Your Female Fraternal Ancestors10/25/2019
Michael L. Strauss, AG
Comment mieux gérer votre site familial sur MyHeritage (French)10/28/2019
Elisabeth Zetland
Seven Steps to Manage Digital Files10/30/2019
Denise May Levenick
Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure11/5/2019
Helen Smith
Native American Research: Things You May Not Know11/19/2019
Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA
Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest12/3/2019
Paul Milner
Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders12/17/2019
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
See you online!

Register for Webinar Wednesday - Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics by Melanie D. Holtz, CG

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This lecture discusses some of the more advanced records within Italian civil registration: Allegati [birth, death, and marriage supplements/attachments], Cittadinanza [citizenship records] and Atti Diversi [Diverse Acts]. Students will learn how these records can help to fill in the details of an Italian families’ history as well as track them across Italy. and around the world.
 
Join us and Melanie D. Holtz, CG for the live webinar Wednesday, October 16 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
MelanieHoltz-144x144Melanie D. Holtz, CG is a full-time professional genealogist, lecturer, and writer specializing in Italian genealogy and dual citizenship. She operates an international research firm that maintains offices in both the U.S. and Italy. Melanie is a board-certified genealogist who lectures and writes on Italian genealogy, professional development, and genealogical standards.

She is a former APG board member and chair of the Professional Development Committee, where she advocated for mentorship and expanded educational offerings within the organization. Melanie has published multiple Italian genealogy courses, as well as “The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree in Italy.”

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We look forward to seeing you all there!

Monday, October 14, 2019

Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar - Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records by Claire Bettag, CG

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Civil law notarial records are among the most valuable genealogical resources available. In civil law societies like France, Spain, Italy, (French) Canada, and many other countries, notaries function much like contract lawyers, creating legally binding "authentic acts" (also called contracts or protocols) that regulate private relationships among individuals. These are among the oldest extant types of records, dating in France, for one example, to the 16th century or earlier, and pre-dating church records in some places. They are also packed with information - explicitly stated family data as well as information that can help define an ancestor's family life, social standing, financial status, business and social relationships within a community. This presentation examines the value, content, and location of the most commonly used notarial records, and strategies for using them to further genealogical research.
 
Join us, the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and Claire Bettag, CG for the live webinar Tuesday, October 15 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. 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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ClaireBettag-144x144Claire Bettag, CG, FUGA, FNGS, is a professional genealogist in Washington D.C. focusing on Louisiana French and Acadian families. She has lectured nationally and was a contributing author to Professional Genealogy (ed. Elizabeth Shown Mills, 2001). She has published in the NGS Quarterly, APG Quarterly, and other publications. Currently she is writing a book about her paternal line for private publication. She has served as the director of NIGR (now Gen-Fed) and a ProGen mentor, and on the boards of NGS, APG, and BCG. She is on the NGSQ editorial board and volunteers at the National Archives.
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Friday, October 11, 2019

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Researching Canadians in the First World War by Michael L. Strauss, AG

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Researching Canadians in the First World War by Michael L. Strauss, AG
Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Over the Top: Researching Canadians in the First World War" by Michael L. Strauss, AG. 

Over the Top: Researching Canadians in the First World War

Canada would play a prominent role in the First World War, then a part of the British Empire in 1914. When Great Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914 the war would automatically involve Canada the following day. This lecture focuses on records of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces; including the C.E.F. personal files, Commonwealth grave registry, Regimental Nominal Rolls, and American’s fighting for Canada during this conflict and other records of the Royal Navy and Marines.
Over the Top: Researching Canadians in the First World War by Michael L. Strauss, AG

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About the Presenter
Michael StraussMichael L. Strauss, AG, an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator, is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah. He holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a licensed Private Investigator and qualified expert witness in Surrogate Court and Circuit Court in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. Michael is an approved genealogist with the United States Army to locate DNA qualified persons MIA from Korea, Vietnam, and World War II. He is a national genealogical lecturer and instructor for military courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research (VIGR). He was the film historian for the 2015 Academy Award nominated movie "Finding Vivian Maier".
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Thursday, October 10, 2019

50 Records that Document Female Ancestors - free webinar by Gena Philibert-Ortega now online for limited time

50 Records that Document Female Ancestors - free webinar by Gena Philibert-Ortega now online for limited time
The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "50 Records that Document Female Ancestors” by Gena Philibert-Ortega, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
“Women can’t be found in genealogical documents.” “They are difficult to research.” While these statements can be true, there are records out there that document their lives. We will explore 50 records to consider as you research female ancestors from the colonial period to the 20th century in the United States.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 31 minute recording of "50 Records that Document Female Ancestors" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. 
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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
Hoe kan ik mijn MyHeritage familiestamboom beter beheren? (Dutch)10/14/2019
Willeke Binnendijk
Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records10/15/2019
Claire Bettag, CG
Italian Civil Registration (Stato Civile): Going Beyond the Basics10/16/2019
Melanie D. Holtz, CG
Privacy: How to Protect Your Information Online10/22/2019
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Die MyHeritage Matching Technologien (German)10/23/2019
Silvia da Silva
Top Tech Tips for the Technologist and the Genealogist: 2019 edition10/23/2019
Geoff Rasmussen
Decoding Secret Societies: Finding Your Female Fraternal Ancestors10/25/2019
Michael L. Strauss, AG
Comment mieux gérer votre site familial sur MyHeritage (French)10/28/2019
Elisabeth Zetland
Seven Steps to Manage Digital Files10/30/2019
Denise May Levenick
Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure11/5/2019
Helen Smith
Native American Research: Things You May Not Know11/19/2019
Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA
Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest12/3/2019
Paul Milner
Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders12/17/2019
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
See you online!

Monday, October 7, 2019

Register for Webinar Wednesday: 50 Records that Document Female Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega

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“Women can’t be found in genealogical documents.” “They are difficult to research.” While these statements can be true, there are records out there that document their lives. We will explore 50 records to consider as you research female ancestors from the colonial period to the 20th century in the United States.
 
Join us and Gena Philibert-Ortega for the live webinar Wednesday, October 9 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. 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
GenaOrtega-144x144Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) and a Master's degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women's studies, and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States as well as virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including FGS Forum, APG Quarterly, Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle, Family Tree Magazine, GenWeekly and the WorldVitalRecords newsletter. Her writings can also be found on her blogs, Gena's Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. She is the author of the books, From The Family Kitchen (F + WMedia, 2012), Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007) and Putting the Pieces Together. Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association's journal Crossroads. An instructor for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Gena has written courses about social media and Google. She serves as a board member of the Utah Genealogical Association. Her current research interests include women's social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women's lives using material artifacts. Gena Philibert-Ortega is the author of IDG's monthly column, Remember the Ladies: Researching Your Female Ancestor. 
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Friday, October 4, 2019

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Before Statehood: Virginia, Fincastle and Kentucky Records by J. Mark Lowe, FUGA, CG

New "Member Friday" Webinar - Before Statehood: Virginia, Fincastle and Kentucky Records by J. Mark Lowe, FUGA, CG
Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Before Statehood: Virginia, Fincastle and Kentucky" by J. Mark Lowe, FUGA, CG. 

Before Statehood: Virginia, Fincastle and Kentucky Records

With the availability of even more Virginia and Kentucky records, perhaps we need to review the important time when Kentucky was just a county or territory to the West. Let’s discover what’s is available and where for this important Commonwealth. Record types, finding aids, locations, and examples will be discussed and presented.
Before Statehood: Virginia, Fincastle and Kentucky Records

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About the Presenter
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA is a full-time professional genealogist, author, and lecturer. While sharing personal experiences that help beginning and experienced researchers gain new J. Mark Loweskills and insights for research, he specializes in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark lives in Robertson County, Tennessee that lies in northern Middle Tennessee along the Kentucky border.
Lowe also serves as the Course Coordinator for 'Research in the South' at IGHR (Samford University), for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)  and is Director of the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), learning sessions and hands-on research focusing on original documents and manuscripts at regional archives. Mark has worked on several genealogical television series including African American Lives 2Who Do You Think You Are? and UnXplained Events.
Mark has published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ)National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), the Genealogical Speakers' Guild SPEAK!The Longhunter (So. Ky. Genealogical Society), The Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly and other local society publications. His own publications include Robertson County Tennessee Marriage Book 2 1859-1873. He formerly was the President of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), President for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), and Vice President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG). He is the former President of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. Mark is a Certified Genealogist and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Society, and was awarded the Graham T. Smallwood award by the Association of Professional Genealogists.
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