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Many Midwestern and Plains states have superb state census records. Learn about the indexes, the many personal details these censuses include, locating the censuses, and alternate sources. The lecture includes many specific examples from these enumerations, provides an overview of... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Beyond the Docket Books: Digging for Gold in Probate Packets" by Chris Staats. If you're not a member, remember... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Newcomers to genealogy are sometimes confused by the word soundex. Whereas those who have been researching for decades have likely memorized the soundex codes for each of their favorite ancestors' surnames. With the advent of every-name census indexes, soundex has... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "The WPA: Sources for Your Genealogy” by Gena Philibert-Ortega is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description The Works Progress Administration left behind a legacy that is used... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Databases, Search Engines, and the Genealogical Proof Standard” by David Ouimette, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description With billions of indexed records available online, what... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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MyHeritage is proud to announce its first One-Day Genealogy Seminar, to be held on October 29, 2017 from 7am to 3pm EST. It will feature the participation of experts in the fields of DNA, Jewish genealogy, general research techniques, and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago 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. Setting Bookmarks (Beginner) Legacy has two different ways you can bookmark someone. The first way are the three Quick... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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The Works Progress Administration left behind a legacy that is used by family historians today. In this presentation we will discuss The WPA, projects under the WPA relevant to genealogy, and how you can research some of those records today.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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Researching my Sicilian heritage feels totally different than my English heritage. It is so much more than taking my heritage back generation after generation. It is about identity, culture, religion and history. Understanding the elements of the lives my ancestors... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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With billions of indexed records available online, what methodologies should the researcher employ to best leverage these resources in keeping with genealogical standards? Join us, the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and David Ouimette, CG for the live webinar Tuesday,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Is Your Society Growing? Social Media may be your saving grace” by DearMYRTLE and Russ Worthington is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description It's all about selling... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "The American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress" by Shannon Combs-Bennett. If you're not a member, remember the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar "Southern States Migration Patterns” by Mary Hill, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Why did people migrate from one location to another? What routes did... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Legacy News
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It's all about selling the sizzle! Ask genealogists about the perceived value of joining a genealogy society, the will invariably say: networking with friends and colleagues great presenters access to "boots on the ground" experts This webinar discusses 10 ideas... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 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. How to Set Up the Custom Icons on My Toolbar (Intermediate) You can add four custom shortcuts to your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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When Your Original Record Isn’t an Original Record When you contact a county or town clerk to request a copy of a marriage record it is important to tell the clerk that you want a copy of the ORIGINAL record... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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Why did people migrate from one location to another? What routes did they follow, and how can identifying migration trails help you find your ancestors? Learn from maps and historical details how to follow the trail of your ancestors into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recordings of Friday's BCG Quality Day of Education are now available to view for free for a limited time at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/bcg. The Quality Day of Education was presented at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "How to Scan an Elephant: Digitizing Awkward Artifacts from Artifact to Zombie" by Denise May Levenick. If you're not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar "No Easy Button: Using “Immersion Genealogy” to Understand Your Ancestors" by Lisa Alzo is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Learn how to go beyond the same... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 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. Entering Notes (Beginner) Most Legacy users know about the five main notes fields, General, Research, Medical, Marriage and Event... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Legacy News
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Learn how to go beyond the same old research strategies through “immersion genealogy” to further understand your ancestors’ lives. Join us and Lisa Alzo for the live webinar Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 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 September 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 Oct 2, 2017 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Burials and Burial Grounds of England and Wales" by Kirsty Gray. If you're not a member, remember the webinar... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Texas Genealogy: Online Research in the Lone Star State" by Deena Coutant is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description An introductory look at the records and repositories... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at Legacy News