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Did you grow up knowing about the terms centimorgans, DNA segments, autosomal, and genetic genealogy? Me neither. I never had them on a spelling test. I never read about them in biology class. Well, maybe I did. Biology was never... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Legacy News
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To all of our awesome Legacy users, We would like to give thanks to all of you for making the release of Legacy 9 the most successful software release we've ever had - way more successful than we ever anticipated!... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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Land ownership maps in this country are generally focused on the county level. Produced largely in the nineteenth-century in single sheet or atlas format, they were sold by subscription and also developed to commemorate events such as the centennial of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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 4 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Neighborhood Reconstruction: Effective Use of Land Records" by Mary Hill, AG, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Use USGS topographic maps, tract maps, plat maps, surveys,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, "The Genealogy in Government Documents" by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description An often... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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NEW! Hinting, FindAGrave.com tools, Stories, Hashtags, DNA Charts and More With the new Legacy Family Tree 9, you'll discover more ancestors, preserve their stories, and safely backup your tree to the new Legacy Cloud. Upgrade to the easiest-to-use and most... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Use USGS topographic maps, tract maps, plat maps, surveys, deeds, census records, and tax lists to reconstruct the neighborhood where your ancestor lived. Plat your ancestor’s land records and discover what unexpected clues might be discovered in the process. Join... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Are you curious what everyone was watching during the free, all-access weekend we had to celebrate our 500th webinar? Here are the results: 1. 2. 3. 4, 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. And the Runners-up 11. 12. 13. 14.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Legacy News
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An often under used resource, evidence of kinship abounds in publication such as the Serial Set, American State Papers, and the Territorial Papers. We explore these publications and discover efficient ways to access them. This webinar is hosted and sponsored... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, our 500th, "Complete Photo Restoration in 4 Easy Steps" by Eric Basir is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Learn how to scan, restore and print a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Legacy News
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In celebration of the release of its 500th webinar, Legacy Family Tree Webinars is making every class in its library FREE for everyone! Visit Legacy Family Tree Webinars to view the selection of classes ranging from genealogical methodology to geographic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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This weekend Legacy Family Tree Webinars is opening its whole library of genealogy educational video classes to everyone for FREE in celebration of the release of its 500th webinar class. These classes are available directly from your computer. With 500... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Your Whiteboard in the Cloud: Trello for Genealogists" by Lisa Alzo is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Learn how Trello—a free project management tool—can help you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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Learn how to scan, restore and print a photo like the pros from beginning to end in four basic steps. Audience members are encouraged to send photos from which Eric will choose one to use during this demonstration. Includes scanning... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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Learn how Trello—a free project management tool—can help you streamline your genealogy projects, tackle your "to-do" lists, and improve your workflow. Join us and Lisa Alzo for the live webinar Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 8pm Eastern U.S. Register today... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at Legacy News
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It's hard to believe, but this Friday FamilyTreeWebinars.com will air webinar number 500. That's 500 ways to find your ancestors taught by the genealogy industry's finest researchers and educators. Since 2010 we've laughed together, we've been inspired together, and we've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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Have you ever wanted to learn how to take great photos from your smartphone? In "Smartphone-ography for Genealogists" Denise Levenick walks you through the steps of choosing gear, capturing great photos and editing. And what's more important than sharing your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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Geoff is ready to close the case of the parentage of Nathan Brown. Traditional genealogy research has built a solid case, and now he wants to solidify the findings by adding DNA to the evidence. He recently located one of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Legacy News
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Arizona may not have become a state until 1912 but the first census was recorded in 1796. Were your ancestors among those who were recorded? Learn from Genea Philibert-Ortega how to get started researching your ancestors in the Grand Canyon... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Preserve, Share, and Search Your Digital Pictures with Google Photos" by Geoff Rasmussen is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Got digital images? Get an in-depth look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Legacy News
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Got digital images? Get an in-depth look into Google's newest photo service - Google Photos. Learn best practices for managing, sharing, searching, enhancing, and preserving your digital photos. Learn how to access your collections via your computer, smart phone, or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Legacy News
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While MyHeritage DNA may be the newest player in the genetic genealogy community, they have made a strong case for using their DNA services. I met up with their Director of DNA, Yoav Naveh and Product Manager, Dana Drutman this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 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 March 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 Apr 3, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Exploring AncestryDNA’s New Genetic Communities" by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description AncestryDNA released a new tool called Genetic Communities which identifies... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2017 at Legacy News