Monday, December 8, 2014

2015 Legacy Family Tree Webinar Series announced

Millennia Corporation and are pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2015 Legacy Family Tree Webinar Series. Choose from 58 classes from genealogy's leading educators (approximately 87 hours of free genealogy education) on topics ranging from genealogy technology to in-depth research methodologies and evidence analysis. See the complete schedule below.
We've added several new features to our 2015 webinar series:
  • Evening webinars! For those who work during the day to support their genealogy habits, we have scheduled at least one evening webinar per month.
  • Popular speaker and writer, Marian Pierre-Louis, will guest-host our evening webinars.
  • Beginners series. Accredited Genealogist, Peggy Lauitzen, will present a three-class series designed especially for beginners.
  • Researching with Karen! series. Submit your research problem to Karen for a chance to have personalized recommendations explained during the live webinar.
  • Subscribers-only bonus webinars. Another new membership benefit for Annual and monthly webinar subscribers - private bonus webinars presented by Thomas MacEntee and Judy Russell.
  • See which webinars you have registered for (another perk for webinar subscribers). Just login and the green checkmarks appear!
Sign up for one or for all of them today (so you don't forget later) and you will receive a reminder email both one day and one hour prior to the live event.
Webinar Brochure
Print the webinar brochure to share with your friends, genealogy society, or Family History Center. memberships
All live webinars are free (excluding the members-only bonus webinars), and their recordings are free to watch for the next 7 days. If you missed a previous webinar you can now have access to the entire archives (almost 200 classes) and instructors' handouts (more than 800 pages) through a monthly ($9.95/month) or annual webinar membership ($49.95/year). Click here for more information or to subscribe.
Add it to your Google Calendar
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2015 Speakers
Lots of brand new speakers join many of your favorites for 2015. One of them may be the one to help you break down your genealogical brick wall! Don't miss even one week!
2015 Schedule
January 2015
  • Genealogy on the Go with iPads & Tablets by Lisa Louise Cooke. 1/7
  • Tracking Migration Using the Big 4 U.S. Record Sources by Mary Hill. 1/14
  • Expanding Your Research from a Single Fact by Marian Pierre-Louis. 1/16
  • My Genealogy DO-Over: A Year of Learning from Research Mistakes by Thomas MacEntee. 1/21
  • Getting Started in Scrapbooking by Susan Budge. 1/28
February 2015
  • Tracing the History of a Community by Kirsty Gray. 2/4
  • Step-by-Step: Finding Confederate Soldiers and Their Records by Mark Lowe. 2/6
  • Zigzagging through German Church Records by Jim Beidler. 2/11
  • Researching Your New Zealand Ancestors by Jan Gow. 2/18
  • Tap Into Your Iner Private Eye: 9 Strategies for Finding Living Relatives by Lisa Louise Cooke. 2/25
March 2015
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. 3/4
  • Tools and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen. 3/6
  • Crafting Ancestor Profiles from Start to Finish by Lisa Alzo. 3/11
  • Irish Genealogical Records in the 17th-19th centuries by Judy Wight. 3/18
  • Where Does It Say That? Learning to Love Indirect Evidence by Chris Staats. 3/25
April 2015
  • Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 1 by Peggy Lauritzen. 4/1
  • American Revolution Genealogy by Beth Foulk. 4/8
  • Isn't That Special: Hookers, Crooks, and Kooks by Jana Sloan Broglin. 4/10
  • Ten Genealogical Lessons I Learned the Hard Way by Warren Bittner. 4/15
  • D-I-V-O-R-C-E! by Judy Russell. 4/22
  • Using Legacy with Specialized Studies - Legacy is for more than your family history by Tessa Keough. 4/29
May 2015
  • Genealogy 101: A Three-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy, Part 2 by Peggy Lauritzen. 5/6
  • After You're Gone: Future-Proofing Your Genealogy Research (subscribers-only bonus webinar) by Thomas MacEntee. 5/8
  • GenealogyBank: The Power of Finding Our Ancestor's Stories by Tom Kemp. 5/13
  • Martha Benshura: Enemy Alien by Judy Russell. 5/20
  • Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 by Mary Hill. 5/27
June 2015
  • Genealogy 101: A Three-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy, Part 3 by Peggy Lauritzen. 6/3
  • Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar by Jana Sloan Broglin. 6/10
  • 10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies by Tessa Keough. 6/12
July 2015
  • The Secret Lives of Women: Research Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind by Gena Philibert-Ortega. 7/1
  • Pinning Your Family History by Thomas MacEntee. 7/8
  • Making a Federal Case Out of It (subscribers-only bonus webinar) by Judy Russell. 7/10
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. 7/15
  • Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. 7/22
  • Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. 7/29
August 2015
  • What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. 8/5
  • Power Platting: Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions by Chris Staats. 8/12
  • Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors by Mark Lowe. 8/19
  • Digital Family Reunions by Devin Ashby. 8/21
  • German Names and Naming Patterns by Jim Beidler. 8/26
September 2015
  • Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research: Tips, Tools, and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. 9/2
  • Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. 9/9
  • Genealogy Serendipity - Listening For Our Ancestors by Geoff Rasmussen. 9/11
  • Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. 9/16
  • Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. 9/23
  • Researching Your Ancestor in Periodicals by Gena Philibert-Ortega. 9/30
October 2015
  • Wearables and Genealogy: Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. 10/7
  • Colonial Immigration: The English Pioneers of Early America by Beth Foulk. 10/14
  • Billions of Records, Billions of Stories by Devin Ashby. 10/16
  • What Happend to the State of Frankland (Using Tennessee's Pre-Statehood Records) by Mark Lowe. 10/21
  • Complex Evidence: What Is It? How Does it Work? And Why Does it Matter? by Warren Bittner. 10/28
November 2015
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. 11/4
  • Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy by Diahan Southard. 11/11
  • Bringing it All Together and Leaving a Permanent Record by Tom Kemp. 11/13
  • Mapping Madness by Ron Arons. 11/18
December 2015
  • Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research by Gail Blankenau. 12/2
  • Thinking about Becoming an Accredited Genealogist? by Apryl Cox and Kelly Summers. 12/9
  • Pointing Fingers at Your Siblings - Breaking Down Brick Walls with Collateral Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. 12/16

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