Thursday, October 31, 2019

November Webinars

Legacy is providing an interesting set of webinars during November. Visit to learn more information or to register to watch in real time.

Tuesday, November 5 - "Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure" by Helen V. Smith.  Beginner, Intermediate

Wednesday, November 6 - "Understanding Ethnicity Estimates" by Mary Eberle.  Intermediate, Advanced

Wednesday, November 13 - "Soldier's Homes (1865-1930) Caring for our Veterans" by Rick Sayre.  Beginner, Intermediate

Tuesday, November 19 - "Native American Research: Things You May Not Know" by Paula Stuart-Warren.  Intermediate

Wednesday, November 20 - "A la Karte: Borders, Maps and Gazetteers for German Genealogists" by James Beidler.  Beginner

Friday, November 22 - "No Will? No Problem!"  by Sharon Monson.  Intermediate

Tuesday, November 26 - "I Received DNA Matches, Now What?" by Daniel Horowitz.  Beginner  (This is presented by MyHeritage, so the presentation may concentrate on their DNA tests and results.)

Friday, October 25, 2019

Writing Workshop

Discovering & Publishing Your Family History
Level II: Intermediate

"Discovering & Publishing Your Family History" is a 2-hour workshop that will be presented by Miles Davenport. Workshop will cover the process of discovering, recording and publishing a quality Irish family history by effectively utilizing genealogical software.

Saturday, November 9th from 10:30am to 12:30pm. $15 for Irish Library/ICC members, $20 for non-members.

Advance registration is required and seating is limited. To register or for more information call 602-864-2351.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Pinal County Genealogy Workshop

Yes, plans are underway for the 17th annual workshop! Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 25, 2020. The workshop will be held at the LDS Church as in the past.

Those of you who have attended in previous years will receive an email with more information later next month. The website will be available by December 1.

Some of the topics include beginner sessions, newspaper research, cemetery research, wills and probate, immigration, and research in Germany, Canada, Sweden, and New York.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

October News Items

Family Tree Maker is celebrating its 30th birthday!

FTM Anniversary

FamilySearch Research Wiki has published 90,923 articles! 

Finding Your Roots has begun its fall season. Tuesdays with repeats on Saturdays in Arizona.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Best Cemetery Marker

Courtesy of Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

“Can I Have a Copy of Your Fudge Recipe?” “Over my Dead Body!”
Dick Eastman · September 30, 2019

Dr. Wade Andrews felt that his long, rich life could only be summed up by his wife’s fudge recipe. In fact, he wanted to make sure the recipe was saved for posterity so he had the recipe engraved on his tombstone in the the Logan (Utah) City Cemetery.

Yes, it really is “etched in stone.”