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The recording of tonight's webinar, "Weaving DNA Test Results into a Proof Argument" by Karen Stanbary, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This lecture illustrates how to integrate each element... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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. Using Secret Bars There are some "secret" popup bars on the Family View of Legacy Family Tree. If you... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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This lecture illustrates how to integrate each element of the Genealogical Proof Standard in a proof argument that relies heavily on autosomal DNA test results to answer a relationship research question. The examples are drawn from "Rafael Arriaga, A Mexican... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Be Your Own Digital Archivist: Preserve Your Research" by Cyndi Ingle is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Are you doing everything you can to safeguard your... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Are you doing everything you can to safeguard your genealogical research? Your documents? Your data? Your scanned images? We will talk about the importance of taking charge of your own materials and making sure they aren't going to disappear. Join... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Deciphering German Script" by Gail Blankenau is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description German parish registers are an indispensable resource in German genealogy. Yet, many of us... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "The WHO of Genetic Genealogy" by Blaine Bettinger is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Genealogists are increasingly using autosomal DNA to find genetic cousins and examine... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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German parish registers are an indispensable resource in German genealogy. Yet, many of us hesitate because of the difficulties in reading these rich mines of information. Despite these challenges, you can train yourself to read and interpret enough of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 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. Added and Modified Dates Have you ever wondered when a person was added or last modified in your Legacy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Legacy News
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Genealogists are increasingly using autosomal DNA to find genetic cousins and examine specific genealogical questions. But knowing who to test is one of the biggest hurdles of autosomal DNA. For example, why are second cousins so great to test? Why... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Legacy News
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The biggest genealogy event of the year is finally here. RootsTech, in Salt Lake City, is where thousands of genealogists will convene this week, including yours truly. We'll be in booths 1731 and 1830 (directly across from the Demo Theater)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 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 January 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 Feb 2, 2017 at Legacy News
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How deep do your Colorado roots run? Colorado became a territory in 1861 and a state in 1876. Were your ancestors miners, cattlemen, merchants or something else? This webinar on tracing your Colorado roots will help you build the skills... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Photography for Genealogy" by Nicka Smith is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Do more than let the camera figure things out. Learn the basics of photography... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Legacy News
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Wow, was I ever startled at what I learned when I pressed Control-A recently. Control-A, of course, being the shortcut in Legacy to open the person's Ages screen. After all of these years of studying Asa Brown's family, it wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Legacy News
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Do more than let the camera figure things out. Learn the basics of photography and ways you can creatively incorporate it into your existing genealogy or family history project. Join us and Nicka Smith for the live webinar Wednesday, February... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox" by Thomas MacEntee is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Genealogy is all about connecting with your ancestors. As part of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Legacy News
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Genealogy is all about connecting with your ancestors. As part of this process, we often need to connect with other genealogists and share research. It isn’t always as easy as it seems! Learn the best ways to connect with other... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at Legacy News
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With the growing size of digital collections now available, an online catalog is simply no longer just a research tool. They are now online databases where you can do original research. I have used numerous online images from the National... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Create a Free Google Earth Historic Map Collection for Your Research" by Lisa Louise Cooke is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Learn how to find free... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of Tuesday's webinar by Michael Leclerc and the Board for Certification of Genealogists, "Writing Up Your Research" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Writing up our research is the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Legacy News
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Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Legacy News
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The 14th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise, to be held September 22-29, 2017, departs from Seattle, Washington aboard Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas ship and will feature top genealogy speakers including members of the Legacy Family Tree staff. We will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at Legacy News
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Writing up our research is the best way to preserve it. We will examine different ways of writing and publishing, from blogs to books. This webinar is hosted and sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Join BCG and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at Legacy News
We received a fun mention in the February 2017 edition of Kiplinger's Personal Finance! On slide 6 of its article, "14 Great Ways to Spend or Invest $1,000" Kiplinger recommends learning to trace your ancestry. Their very first recommendation -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at Legacy News