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Maybe you’ve seen it. The latest Internet meme making the rounds of Facebook shows an A.1. sauce bottle with a hand drawn arrow to the words above the brand name that read, “Est 1862.” The meme states “So In The... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by D. Joshua Taylor, "New Tools and Ideas in Research” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description The field of genealogy is constantly changing and evolving. Each... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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FamilySearch - Red Chains In Legacy's FamilySearch interface "red chains" (red links icon) mean that there is a linking problem. What you have and what FamilySearch has for the familial links are different. What all of this means is, there... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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The field of genealogy is constantly changing and evolving. Each day new techniques, resources, and tools are developed to assist in the quest for one’s ancestors. Learn technological developments (including gadgets and gizmos), newly discovered resources for genealogical research and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Jan M. Joyce, CG, CGL, "Creative Hypothesis Development for Complex Genealogy Problems” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This topic introduces a methodology for creating... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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This topic introduces a methodology for creating multiple hypotheses in genealogical situations that are not easily solved...like the brick walls we all have! Creative thinking is discussed, as well as methods for capturing multiple hypotheses and then prioritizing them. Several... 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 short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "What are DNA Outliers?" by Michelle Leonard. What are DNA Outliers? Discover what DNA... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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Ok, maybe this blog post title is a bit misleading. I did originally browse death certificates, 1-by-1 in the California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994 FamilySearch collection because I was looking for a specific death certificate for a client's... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Shannon Combs-Bennett, "Vetting Published Genealogies for Research” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Genealogy is written in stone and should be looked at carefully. Follow... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "10 Must-Have MyHeritage Databases” by Gena Philibert-Ortega, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description Looking for an ancestor? MyHeritage has many research options. However, there are 10 that are must-haves for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 at Legacy News
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Genealogy is written in stone and should be looked at carefully. Follow the case of Mayflower ancestor William White as Shannon Combs-Bennett shows how his genealogy was corrected over the last century. Join us and Shannon Combs-Bennett for the live... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 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. Estimating Dates (Intermediate) When you enter a person in Legacy it is common to not know all of their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at Legacy News
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Looking for an ancestor? MyHeritage has many research options. However, there are 10 that are must-haves for any researcher. Join me as we explore what databases you need to know about and how to research them so you can find... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new short ten minute or less new TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "The Best Built-in Windows 10 Storage Hack" by Marian Pierre-Louis. The Best Built-in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Cheri Hudson Passey, "Mistakes I Have Made: Confessions of a Repentant Genealogist” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Let's face it. We all make mistakes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at Legacy News
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Name, date, place. That’s the way we learn to search websites for our ancestors. But is that always the best way? If you’ve watched my Legacy Webinars you probably know that the answer to that question is no. Sometimes searching... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Legacy News
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Let's face it. We all make mistakes when we are doing something new. True confessions: as a beginning and not-so-beginning genealogist, I made them all. Still do if I am not careful. “Mistakes I Have Made: Confessions of a Repentant... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2020 at Legacy News
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This Friday marks the first weekly release to Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers of the new TechZone video series. Each week Legacy will release a short ten minute or less new bonus video just for them! This Friday enjoy "The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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Heading into the 10th year of our webinar series, we're taking a look back to see which webinars have been the most popular of all time. But first, a few stats: 1,129 classes 10 languages 256 Presenters Presenters from 20... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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What a year it was for our webinar series! At the beginning of the year we promised to bring you 73 genealogy webinars. We miscalculated. We brought you 261 of them. 261 new ways to find your family history at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 FamilyTreeWebinars.com classes for December 2019! 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 Jan 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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Recently I was in Denton, Texas visiting a younger family member and he said something about a local cemetery in town. This cemetery is very visible since it is in the middle of town and has quite a presence. He... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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MyHeritage and FamilyTreeWebinars.com are pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2020 Legacy Family Tree Webinars series, now in its 10th year. Choose from 100 classes from genealogy's leading educators on topics ranging from Australia to England... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2019 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 "Treasures and Hidden Secrets of the Illinois Regional Archives (IRAD)" by Luana Darby, AG. Treasures and Hidden Secrets of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2019 at Legacy News
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If you have ancestors in Hesse, Germany, then you'll enjoy these two new collections at MyHeritage. Hesse Birth Index (1874–1911) Hesse Marriage Index (1849–1931) These collections, totaling 8.5 million historical records, are now indexed and searchable on MyHeritage. In a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2019 at Legacy News