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It was a Friday afternoon, Geoff had completed his projects at work, and he was anxious to add the newspaper article that he found last night to his Legacy family file. So he pulled up his webinar software and hit... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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 "Searching for a Pennsylvania German Ancestor" by James M. Beidler. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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We have a great new Legacy Quick Tip Video for you. Today, learn about Legacy's TreeFinder. For more Legacy Quick Tip videos (35 of them now!), click here. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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This story, which aired live on Good Morning America just today, about a mother and daughter meeting for the first time, left me - my daughter's "big strong daddy" in tears just now. Thanks to both ABC and MyHeritage DNA... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "British and Irish research: the differences” by Brian Donovan is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Ireland was England’s oldest colony, so many assume the records will... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Until now, no organization has indexed the millions (26.6 million) of additional names and relationships listed in the New York passenger arrival records which provide information about 1) the arriving immigrant's nearest friend or relative in his home country as... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Legacy News
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Many researchers ask the question, "How can I get certified?" Here is my short list of what you need to do to prepare yourself for certification through the Board for Certification of Genealogists. You will be submitting a portfolio of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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Ireland was England’s oldest colony, so many assume the records will be the same. They are not precisely because the two country’s histories and their relationship to each other were different. We all know about the terrible loss of Irish... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Using Non-Population Schedules for Context and Evidence” by Jill Morelli, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description We are familiar with the decennial censuses, but the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 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 "Little Known Sources for Virginia Research" by Shannon Combs-Bennett. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Legacy News
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90 million records from the Ellis Island and Other New York Passenger Lists collection bring to light the stories of millions of immigrations, arrivals and visits to America spanning 138 years MyHeritage, the leading international family history and DNA company,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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We are familiar with the decennial censuses, but the non-population schedules can also provide evidence and context for your family history. Using basic analytical skills and correlating tools, we will investigate five different records sets which shed light on many... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "New York City Genealogical Research: Navigating Through The Five Boroughs” by Michael L. Strauss, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Many persons can trace their... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Legacy News
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Don't get caught in the trap of believing all the records you need are online. David Ouimette, CG, FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, was able to provide the following information: "FamilySearch is currently focused on publishing top-tier records as prioritized for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Legacy News
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Many persons can trace their origins to the Empire State. New York City being one of the largest urban center offers many genealogical resources. Between the American Revolution and the Civil War-several key urban cities along the eastern seaboard populations... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 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 "Cause of Death: Using Coroner's Records for Genealogy" by Lisa Alzo. If you're not a member, remember the webinar... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar "Taking Your German Brick Walls Down Piece by Piece” by Luana Darby, MLIS, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description What do you need to look... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 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 October 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 Nov 1, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recordings of Sunday's MyHeritage genealogy seminar are now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/mhseminar. The MyHeritage genealogy seminar was presented at the MyHeritage headquarters in Israel on Sunday, October 29, 2017 and broadcast live internationally via Legacy Family... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Legacy News
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What do you need to look for once you have reached your brick wall? What is available and how do you find it? Learn how to think like a German and understand how to assess the needs of your German... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 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 "Keeping Up with the Smiths and Joneses" by Gail Blankenau. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Legacy News
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The recording of yesterday's webinar "Midwestern & Plains States Level Census Records” by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Many Midwestern and Plains states have superb... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Legacy News
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I won't pretend researching Italian and Sicilian ancestry is easy. It isn't, but if you do your ground work in much the same way as you build a house, from solid foundations you will be off to a good start.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Legacy News
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I told you a little bit about Ignatius Grantham in "Playing Hide and Seek with Records from Burned Counties." Since Ignatius was a cad I of course wanted to know more about him. On 08 January 1820 he claimed 401.72... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Legacy News
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Many Midwestern and Plains states have superb state census records. Learn about the indexes, the many personal details these censuses include, locating the censuses, and alternate sources. The lecture includes many specific examples from these enumerations, provides an overview of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Legacy News