Saturday, September 29, 2018

October Webinars

Perhaps it is honor of Family History Month, but the October webinar listing from Legacy is long and varied. It looks as if there is something for everyone! As usual, register or find more information at

Wednesday, October 3 - "Remote Research in the Databases of the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System" by Rick Sayre.   Intermediate

Friday, October 5 - "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence" by Geoff Rasmussen.   Beginner, Intermediate

Tuesday, October 9 - "On the Go: Using Your Mobile Device for Genealogy" by MyHeritage.   Beginner

Wednesday, October 10 - "In Search of My Brother's Mother" by Beth Foulk.   Beginner

Friday, October 12 - "Strategies for Using FamilySearch" by Shannon Combs-Bennett.   Beginner

Tuesday, October 16 - "Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research" by Julie Miller.   Intermediate

Wednesday, October 17 - "Ho to California! The Draw of the Gold Rush" by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen.   Intermediate

Friday, October 19 - "Deeper Analysis: Techniques for Successful Problem Solving" by Elissa Scalise Powell.   Intermediate

Friday, October 19 - "John Jacob Kramer: Case Study of Mistaken Identity among Revolutionary War Soldiers" by Rebecca Whitman Koford.   Intermediate

Friday, October 19 - "Using Indirect and Negative Evidence to Prove Unrecorded Events" by Tom Jones.   Intermediate

Friday, October 19 - "The Discriminating Genealogist: Telling Good Evidence from Bad" by Judy G. Russell.   Intermediate

Friday, October 19 - "Past Conflict Repatriation: The Role of Genealogists and Methodology in Fulfilling Our Nation’s Promise" by Jeanne Bloom.   Intermediate

Tuesday, October 23 - "True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy" by MyHeritage.   Beginner

Wednesday, October 24 - "10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing" by Lisa Alzo.   Intermediate

Friday, October 26 - "Researching Your French and Indian War Ancestor" by Craig R. Scott.   Intermediate

Wednesday, October 31 - "Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees" by E. Randol Schoenberg.   Intermediate.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Free Records on FindMyPast

Any free time this weekend?

6th September 2018 – Leading British & Irish family history website, Findmypast, has today announced that they will be opening up their archives and offering free access to billions of records from around the world. From 04:00 (EDT), on Friday September 7th until 18:59 (BST), on Monday September 10th more than 2.7 billion records ranging from censuses and parish registers to passenger lists and military service records will be completely free to search and explore.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

September Webinars

Visit to register or learn more about the content of the following selections.

Wednesday, September 5 - "What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Research" by Thomas MacEntee.   Beginner

Friday, September 7 - "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 6): Adding a Death Certificate" by Geoff Rasmussen.   Beginner, Intermediate

Wednesday, September 12 - "Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles" by Julie Goucher.   Intermediate

Friday, September 14 - "Slave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families" by Ann Staley.   Intermediate

Tuesday, September 18 - "Using Lists to Find Proof" by Cari Taplin.  Intermediate

Wednesday, September 19 - "25 Simple Research Hacks Every Genealogist Should Know" by Lisa Alzo.   Beginner, Intermediate

Tuesday, September 25 - "Importance of Newspapers for Family Research" by Daniel Horowitz.   Beginner