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This lecture examines how Quakers created records at the various types of meetings, be they Yearly, Quarterly or Monthly. It examines the types of records, their value to a researcher and where they can be found. Join us and Craig... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Legacy News
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Those of us with westward migrating ancestors know how difficult it can be to trace people from their destination to their point of origin and vice versa. Even harder is finding the short stops along the way. Many genealogists have... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Picture This: Images You Can Freely Use" by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description There *are* images out there for... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's Board for Certification of Genealogists webinar, "Are You My Grandpa? Men of the Same Name" by Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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There *are* images out there for use in your genealogical writing and speaking, free, and free from copyright. Learn to find and use them safely. Join us and Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL for the live webinar Wednesday, March... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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In week two of my investigation into MyHeritage.com I will look into their Smart Matching technology. My initial post explained that just like I have experimented with other genealogy technologies, I felt it was time to give MyHeritage a solid... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The most comprehensive beginning Irish genealogy course available online just got better. Originally a 6-class series, the course has now been extended to twelve classes. It is taught by the foremost Irish genealogy authority, John Grenham. He is the author... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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This lecture reviews tactics for sorting our ancestors from other men or women of the same name in the same general time period and location. Several case studies show how these methods were effective. This webinar is hosted and sponsored... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Congratulations to our very own Michele Simmons Lewis, CG who was notified today that she received the Certified Genealogist credential from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Michele is one of our senior technical support staff members and is the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Why are Irish records so weird?" by John Grenham is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Not all Irish records were destroyed in 1922, but the burning... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Legacy News
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Brand new in 2017 and now available in the Legacy Family Tree online store! This book provides a synopsis of the original patterns of settlement and migration for the United States. Mr. Bockstruck discusses each of the 50 states, however,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Legacy News
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There is an online genealogy service that for years I dismissed. I already have my data in Legacy Family Tree software AND manage a research-in-progress tree at both FamilySearch and Ancestry - do I really need my data in yet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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Not all Irish records were destroyed in 1922, but the burning of the Public Record Office in that year did leave an immense gap. As a result, Irish genealogical research has to deal with idiosyncratic, fragmentary and sometimes marginally relevant... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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Legacy QuickGuidesTM have quickly become one of the more popular resources for genealogists. Each guide contains four (sometimes five, sometimes more) pages of valuable information covering a variety of genealogy research topics, dozens of clickable links, and are written by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Home on the Range: Kansas Research Tips" by Cari Taplin, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This class will cover the main research strategies for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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This class will cover the main research strategies for finding your Kansas ancestors, including important historical events that influenced settlers, immigration and migration trends, and major record groups and repositories. Join us and Cari Taplin, CG for the live webinar... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know" by Gena Philibert-Ortega is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description You’re familiar with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch but there's so much more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Legacy News
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You’re familiar with Ancestry.com and FamilySearch but there's so much more to researching genealogy then the well-known websites. Learn more about other websites that can help you with your genealogy and help you break down brick walls. Join us and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Legacy News
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The 2017 Legacy Genealogy Cruise - an annual event in its 14th year - is pleased to announce that professional genealogist and technology educator Thomas MacEntee (and popular webinar speaker) will be joining the event as its featured speaker. The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "Apprentices, Indentured Servants, and Redemptioners: White Slavery in America" by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description It is frequently assumed that the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Legacy News
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We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 FamilyTreeWebinars.com classes for February 2017! Are your favorite topics or instructors among the list? Need something new to learn? Use the list to get inspired! Each month thousands... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Legacy News
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Tuesday's Tips provide brief how-to's to help you learn to use the Legacy Family Tree software with new tricks and techniques. Label Those Tags! Whenever you use tagging (see the numbered boxes in the image 1-9 - those are tags),... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Legacy News
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It is frequently assumed that the only enslaved Americans were those brought on the slave ships from Africa. Yet, an estimated one-half of early immigrants came to America as apprentices, indentured servants, and redemptioners. And, a good many of those... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "Finding Missing Persons with DNA Testing" by Diahan Southard is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Do you have an adoption in your line, or are you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of tonight's webinar, "Weaving DNA Test Results into a Proof Argument" by Karen Stanbary, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This lecture illustrates how to integrate each element... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Legacy News