Monday, November 1, 2021

Top 10 genealogy webinars — October 2021


We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 classes for October 2021! Are your favorite topics or instructors among the list? Need something new to learn? Use the list to get inspired!

Each month thousands of Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers head for the library to learn new skills and techniques to help improve their genealogy research. Among the now-1,629 genealogy classes in the members-only library, these were the most frequently played during the month of October 2021.  They aren't necessarily the newest classes but rather the topics that were sought out by our members.

Have you seen any of these classes? Are these among your favorites too? Some of these classes (and topics) might be new to you! Get inspired to learn more and make your genealogy journey more fun!

The Top 10 for October 2021

1. Navigating Your Way Through FamilySearch by Cyndi Ingle

2. Context: A Powerful Tool for Problem Solving by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

3. Comparing the Genealogy Giants 2021: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage by Sunny Morton

4. My ancestors were Irish – or were they? by Natalie Bodle

5. My 20 Year Mystery – Finding family origins with Y-DNA by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG

6. Building Family Trees for Your DNA Matches by Mary Eberle, JD

7. What am I missing? Recognizing Research Holes in Available Sources by Patti Lee Hobbs, CG

8. Using Mind Mapping as a Visual Research Plan by Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL

9. Investigate the Neighborhood to Advance Your Research by Melinda Henningfield, CG, CGL

10. The new and improved Legacy Family Tree Webinars website by Geoff Rasmussen

The Runner-Ups

11. A Cargo of Criminals: Transportation to Australia by Carol Baxter

12. Seven Immigration Methodologies, with Case Studies Across the Centuries by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL

13.Private Land Claims—Complicated? Yes, but worth it! by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

14. Tech with Thomas by Thomas MacEntee

15. Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African American Heritage by David W. Jackson

16. Recent updates to MyHeritage's historical record search engine by Mike Mansfield

17. Inferred Mapping Explained by Michelle Leonard

18. Cluster Research: Using Groups of People to Find Your People by Robyn Smith

19. The Mysterious Death of Anna T. McPhillips by Thomas MacEntee

20. Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful by Geoff Rasmussen

The 2nd Runner-Ups

21. “Twelve Good and Lawful Men”: Jury Lists in Genealogy by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

22. An Introduction to DNA Painter by Jonny Perl

23. Standards for Genealogical Documentation by Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG

24. FAN + GPS + DNA: The Problem-Solver's Great Trifecta by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

25. DNA Health Tests and Your Family Health History by Rick Crume

26. Where Did That Come From?! Tracing the Origins of Unique Ethnicity Admixture by Paul Woodbury

27. Paint Your Way Up Your Tree with MyHeritage and DNAPainter by Roberta Estes

28. Beginning Ukrainian Genealogy by Michelle Chubenko

29. Reasonably Exhaustive Research: The First Criteria for Genealogical Proof by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

30. What are the Odds? Finding Answers Using DNA Painter’s WATO Tool by Debra Renard

Access to classes in the Legacy Family Tree Webinar library are available with an webinar membership. Not a member? Become one! Or watch one of our free classes here.

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