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The recording of today's webinar, "Ole Master Record All Us In The Good Book – Using the Slave Owner’s Bible Records" by Char McCargo Bah is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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It’s an unassuming book. It looks more like a marketing piece. Wedding Embassy Yearbook by Macy’s California (a department store chain) is a 130-page hardback. It begins with a store directory for everything the bride needs for her wedding and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 FamilyTreeWebinars.com classes for June 2022! 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 yesterday at Legacy News
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Webinar viewers will love this new tool! We've just created the Join Webinar in Progress button which lets you join a live webinar from the webinar home page at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com without having to look for the registration link in your... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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Locating and using former slave owners’ bible records can reveal slave families as well as their birth, ages and deaths. These records are valuable and can predate statewide vital statistic records. In addition, these records can show enslaved persons were... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by MyHeritage's Daniel Horowitz, "Top 10 Secrets to Using MyHeritage" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description MyHeritage is one of the most popular online family history platforms in the world... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Legacy News
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MyHeritage is one of the most popular online family history platforms in the world — but there’s so much more to it than meets the eye. Even if you’ve been using it for years, you may be surprised to discover... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Paul Milner, "Irish Emigration to North America: Before, during and after Famine" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Identify push factors to emigration (internal issues... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2022 at Legacy News
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Identify push factors to emigration (internal issues influencing emigration): Identify pull factors to emigration (external forces encouraging emigration) • Discuss factors and resources for each time period • Emigration pre-1717 • Scots-Irish (1717 – 1783) • Revolutionary War to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of tonight's webinar by The Board for Certification of Genealogists and Denise E. Cross, MSLIS, CG, "Negative Evidence: Making Something Out of Nothing" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2022 at Legacy News
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When is not finding a record nothing, and when does it signify something? Information that is not where you expect it to be may yield important evidence for your research question. Understanding the purpose of a source — who and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2022 at Legacy News
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Join us this Saturday at Legacy Family Tree Webinars for the next of our monthly online genealogy conferences in 2022. The theme for this Saturday is BMDs/Vital Records. Here’s the class lineup: Speaker Title Sunny Morton Born to be Filed:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of Friday's webinar by Janice Nickerson, "A 19th Century Ontario Enigma – A Case Study" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This is a case study based on five... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at Legacy News
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My oldest son and I have been watching a popular TV show set in the 1980s. The show focuses on teenagers during an era when I, too, was a teenager. I've become the resident expert on all things 1980s, including... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at Legacy News
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This is a case study based on five years worth of research into the family of Lorenzo White of Pickering, Ontario. Janice will walk the audience step by step through a very difficult research project that ultimately revealed both a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Advanced Lightroom Techniques for Photo Editing" by Jared Hodges is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This webinar will show you advanced editing techniques in Lightroom. View... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at Legacy News
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This webinar will show you advanced editing techniques in Lightroom. Test Your Webinar Connection To ensure that your webinar connection is ready to go, click here. Can't make it to the live event? No worries. Its recording will be available... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Identifying Common Ancestors with DNA" by MyHeritage's Shahar Tenenbaum is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description One of the most important keys to making breakthroughs in genetic genealogy is determining which... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at Legacy News
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One of the most important keys to making breakthroughs in genetic genealogy is determining which ancestors you have in common with your DNA Matches. Discover the tools MyHeritage offers that can help you do this and learn how to make... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "Documents + DNA + Method + a little bit of Luck: Combining Tools to Find Biological Family" by Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2022 at Legacy News
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Finding an adopted child’s biological family is especially challenging for genealogists. This presentation list the steps one can take to identify an unknown parent or grandparent and dissects a successful case to show how good methodology combined with document research... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Government Gazettes as a Genealogical Resource" by Helen V. Smith is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description The Gazettes were the weekly notices of Government activities meant... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2022 at Legacy News
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Joy D. Reisinger (1934-2013) We are pleased to once again host the Joy Reisinger Lecture Series for the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) on Friday, October 7, 2022. The six classes will be taught live at the Family History... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2022 at Legacy News
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The Gazettes were the weekly notices of Government activities meant for other government departments and some were available to the public. They are an untapped genealogical resource. The general gazette lists government appointments, various licences, Justices of the Peace, changes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2022 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Studying Free People of Color in Apprentice Records" by Ari Wilkins is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This lecture will discuss the institution of apprenticeship –... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2022 at Legacy News