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Every so often the developers will sneak a little something in an update. They have been rather generous lately. In A Surprise Easter Egg I told you about one such feature. It got its own article because it was a... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Quaker Migration into America” by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description America was and is a landing place for many ethnic groups... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "How to Use the Smart Matches & Record Matches MyHeritage Technologies” by MyHeritage's Shahar Bitton is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description This webinar covers two powerful matching technologies from MyHeritage... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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America was and is a landing place for many ethnic groups and religions. The Quakers were one of those groups, and were among the most influential. Quaker roots begin in England. Soon the Society of Friends found themselves at odds... Continue reading
Posted 2 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. Importing Master Lists (Intermediate) Did you know you can import Master Lists from one Legacy file to another? This... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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The developers snuck a new feature into Legacy while I wasn't looking. This is something the beta testers have had for some time. They probably knew it was in the current update and are probably laughing at me right now.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago 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 3 days ago at Legacy News
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This webinar covers two powerful matching technologies from MyHeritage in depth. You'll understand how to best use them to benefit your research. Join us and Shahar Bitton for the live webinar Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register... Continue reading
Posted 3 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 "West Florida Pre-1830: The History, the People and the Records" by Sharon. If you're not a member, remember the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "The First 5 Things to Do with Your New Test Results” by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description You've just received your... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of Tuesday's webinar, "Developing Good Research Habits” by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Developing those good, er, successful research habits takes planning, time,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Legacy News
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This just in from MyHeritage: We are happy to release a new layer to your family history experience on MyHeritage: the Health Family Tree. This is a free feature, currently in beta mode and initially available to all MyHeritage users... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Legacy News
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You've just received your test results, now what should you do? Together we'll examine some of the first things you should do with your new test results. Join us and Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. for the live webinar Wednesday, May... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 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. Ahnentafel Numbers (Beginner) In a previous article, How to Create an Ahnentafel Report, I explained how to strip down... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Legacy News
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I am a big supporter of FamilySearch’s Family Tree. Yes, there are some inherent problems with a collaborative tree but I think the pros outweigh the cons. The biggest complaint researchers have is that other people can change data that... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Legacy News
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Developing those good, er, successful research habits takes planning, time, experience, and patience to be effective. Learn steps and tools for becoming a better researcher both at home and in repositories, and for developing successful habits that make the most... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "A Checklist of African American Resources” by Angela Walton-Raji is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Beyond the usual databases for census and vital records, this session... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 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 "Creating a Community Indexing Project" by Thomas MacEntee. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at Legacy News
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Beyond the usual databases for census and vital records, this session will outline critical collections to find African American families. Using resources from the Schomburg research center to the Smithsonian, this session will explore the unknown and lesser known resources... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper” by Cyndi Ingle is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description When Google and traditional search engines don't return useful information, don't stop... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2018 at Legacy News
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As we research our ancestors in historical records, we start to get to know them. As researchers, we learn about their wealth (or lack thereof), the type of land they owned, and their military service. We can learn about their... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Discover Your Family in School Yearbooks” by Mike Mansfield is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description School yearbook books are a treasure trove of photographic and local... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Legacy News
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When Google and traditional search engines don't return useful information, don't stop there. We will explore resources that are invisible to Google and hidden deep within web sites and proprietary databases. The "hidden web" lies buried within the collections for... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 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. Merging Files (Advanced) Before you get started you need to: Check for broken media links in both files (or... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Legacy News
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School yearbook books are a treasure trove of photographic and local history. This webinar will present strategies for finding and using digitized school yearbooks to enhance your family trees with photographs of family members and discover new biographical information in... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Legacy News