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Explore numerous sources that can further genealogical research to help individuals identify a qualifying ancestor in order to join the Jamestown Society. In addition to sources, KC touches on planning your research, sources to help you find sources, and common... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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Legacy 101 - How to Enter a Child and Parents Now that you have entered your first person and their spouse, you can now enter their children and their parents. You can add a child in three ways (click image... Continue reading
Posted 4 days 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 "Kansas Settlers - Pioneers Settling Prior to 1900" by Beth Foulk. If you're not a member, remember the webinar... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Legacy News
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I don’t work on my husband’s side of the family all that much because he has absolutely no interest in genealogy whatsoever but he does tolerate my obsession with it so I guess that’s something. I decided to work on... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Introducing the Geni World Family Tree” by E. Randol Schoenberg is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Geni is the best platform for collaborative genealogy, which makes... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of Tuesday's BCG webinar "Finding Thomas' Father: an 18th Century Prince William County Virginia Case Study” by Pam Stone Eagleson, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Thomas Stone... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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Geni is the best platform for collaborative genealogy, which makes it absolutely the best place to build your family tree. Learn how to take your genealogy to the next level using Geni's unique tools. Join us and E. Randol Schoenberg... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's MyHeritage Webinars webinar "Genealogy for Beginners: Start Your Online Family Tree” by Daniel Horowitz is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description Learn how to start your family history research. This introduction will... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Thomas Stone left few records when he died in 1791 in Prince William County Virginia. No document or reference names his parentage. Finding Thomas's father took thirty years. Using indirect evidence and helped by technological advances, Thomas's father has been... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Learn how to start your family history research. This introduction will cover how to build a family tree online with MyHeritage, the basics of how to find information for your tree, which information to include, and best practices for recording... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of Friday's webinar "Full Circle: Tracing the Descendants of a Slaveholding Ancestor” by Nicka Smith is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Descendants of former slaveholders come from all walks... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Legacy News
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Legacy 101 - How to Enter a Person and His/Her Spouse If you are starting your family tree from scratch the empty screen can look a bit daunting. Your screen will look a little different than mine because I have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 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 "Quality, Time and Completion: Developing a Research Plan (Part Two)" by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA. If you're not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar "Quality, Time and Completion: Developing a Research Plan (Part One)” by J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This session will focus... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Legacy News
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Descendants of former slaveholders come from all walks of life. DNA and renewed interest in family history research continue to unearth this phenomena for thousands of people every day. In this session, learn how to confirm slaveholding ancestors and the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Legacy News
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I was searching for George Patton in the 1820 census and I found him in an index which made me happy. Here is an image of what was listed in the index as George Patton. (click image to enlarge) On... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Legacy News
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This session will focus on the effort to balance time, quality and completion of a research project. The first segment will look at the process from research concept to logistics including the conflicting issues between the researcher and previous research.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 1): Your First Few Legacy Tips” by Geoff Rasmussen is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Legacy News
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Legacy 101 - Entering Locations When you begin entering data you need to make some decisions. All of these decisions have to do with standardization and consistency. In genealogy there are some recognized standards and Legacy helps you maintain these... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 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 Advertising Brought Our Ancestors to the Midwest" by Annette Burke Lyttle. If you're not a member, remember the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Legacy News
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In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you through the step-by-steps of properly adding genealogy documents, citations, and digital media to your Legacy Family Tree 9 software. Each class is based on a different chapter in his popular book,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research” by Thomas MacEntee is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Are you really done with researching that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Legacy News
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What a year it was for our webinar series! At the beginning of the year we promised to bring you 76 genealogy webinars. We miscalculated. We brought you 194 of them. 194 new ways to find your family history at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Legacy News
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Are you really done with researching that ancestor? Many genealogists think they have a brick wall when, in fact, they just haven't done a reasonably exhaustive search. Learn how to assemble a genealogy research checklist to take your genealogy to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Legacy News
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We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 FamilyTreeWebinars.com classes for December 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 Jan 2, 2018 at Legacy News