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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 9 hours ago at Legacy News
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Available now, exclusively at FamilyTreeWebinars.com, is the fascinating full-length documentary of the Tribal Quest family history expeditions to remote tribal communities in Namibia, Papua New Guinea, and Siberia. Tribal Quest is a pro bono project, led by MyHeritage's Golan Levi... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, "Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems” by Jill Morelli, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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Tribal Quest is a fascinating pro bono project for documenting the family trees and stories of remote tribal communities that face a risk of cultural extinction. This webinar will feature the highlights from our Tribal Quest expeditions to Namibia, Papua... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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One of the golden rules of genealogy is that the original document is always best but what happens if there is no original? I have two examples for you. Here is what I had written in my marriage notes for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Swedish taxation records, a head tax of individuals between the ages of 15 and 63, are some of the oldest extant records of the rural farmer. Genealogists quickly become familiar with the chronological birth/marriage/death parish records (Ministerial), the clerical surveys... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Legacy 101 - Backing up Your File Backing up your file is a must. You should be doing this routinely. Legacy will remind you to backup your file on exit if you have selected this in the Options menu. Options... Continue reading
Posted 6 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 "Let DNA Tell Your Story" by Diahan Southard. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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Back in July I was contacted by a distant cousin. He found me through a blog post I had written that had mentioned my 3rd great grandmother, Pleasant Ann Clawson. I was elated to receive his email. This was my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Have Nordic Ancestors? Count Yourself Lucky - Nordic Records are Amazing” by Mike Mansfield is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description An overview of available records in the Nordic countries (Norway,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 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. An Important Source Citation (Beginner) One of the most important pieces of evidence you can collect is the proof... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Legacy News
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An overview of available records in the Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, & Finland) will be presented. Join us and MyHeritage's Mike Mansfield for the live webinar Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Legacy News
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I was researching a German soldier who had been interred in a Russian POW camp during World War II. His family never saw him again and didn't know what happened to him after the War was over. I had very... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Legacy News
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Legacy 101 - File Maintenance Legacy is a true database program and as such it needs some routine maintenance. Unfortunately, there are some people that neglect this step so tech support gets emails from users when they encounter problems in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar "Digging for Historical Records on FamilySearch” by Sunny Morton is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description FamilySearch is arguably the world’s biggest free online portal to genealogical... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 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 "Using Military Maps in Genealogy" by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA. If you're not a member, remember the webinar... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Legacy News
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We have another great new update for our Legacy Family Tree 9 users (free) for you to download. It's mostly a maintenance update which provides fixes to minor issues you have reported to us. It does not yet resolve the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Legacy News
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I've just returned from my first trip to MyHeritage headquarters and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My biggest takeaway has been the new respect I've gained for our parent company, the people that make up MyHeritage, and for the entire country... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Legacy News
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FamilySearch is arguably the world’s biggest free online portal to genealogical records. However, it’s easy to miss some of its valuable content, so join this insider’s tour of five places to find records on and off the site. This beginner-friendly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 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 "World War I: Women’s Lives During the War" by Gena Philibert-Ortega. If you're not a member, remember the webinar... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 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 January 2018! 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 Feb 1, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage” by Sunny Morton is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Should you use Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, Findmypast.com or MyHeritage.com?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's MyHeritage Webinars webinar "Understanding DNA Matching Technology” by Ran Snir and Regev Schweiger is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description DNA Matching technology is a hot topic in genealogy today. It is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Legacy News
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Should you use Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, Findmypast.com or MyHeritage.com? Or should you be using more than one site to accomplish your family history goals? Learn how these genealogy giants compare for historical records, online trees, DNA tools and access options. This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Legacy News
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DNA Ethnicity Reports I receive a lot of emails and see a lot of Facebook posts from people wondering why their ethnicity varies so much from company to company. Here are some general principles that you need to keep in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Legacy News