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The recording of today's webinar, "Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 7): Adding Email Correspondence” by Geoff Rasmussen is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago 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 "Secrets of the US Federal Census – How Did Enumeration Really Work?" by Thomas MacEntee. If you're not a... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners” by Rorey Cathcart is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Tracing your Louisiana ancestors can be challenging. Get off... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Legacy News
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In his keynote address at the first-ever MyHeritage LIVE family history conference in Oslo, Norway, MyHeritage Founder and CEO, Gilad Japhet, talks about his passion for family history and recounts the milestones in his genealogy journey. He also outlines his... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Tracing your Louisiana ancestors can be challenging. Get off to a great start with a brief introduction to her varied legal history, important migration events and blended ethnic influences. Review repositories, unique record collections and vital records access requirement along... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Legacy News
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Are you using Facebook? There are many reasons to use Facebook for genealogy. First of all it’s a great place to get your Legacy Family Tree questions answered. But you probably knew that. We all have our own reasons for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago 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 "Soldier Health on the Western Front 1914-1918" by Helen Smith. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Using Voting and Election Records to Find Your Ancestor” by Melissa Barker is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Our ancestors voted in local, state and federal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Legacy News
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I began day 2 of MyHeritage Live 2018 (see day 1's post here) by taking an early morning stroll through Oslo's parks. It was so quiet and peaceful - and then the church bells began to ring and filled the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Legacy News
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Our ancestors voted in local, state and federal government elections. Many of our local, state and national archives, libraries and genealogical societies have election and voting records that could help genealogists find their ancestors. These records could include the polling... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Legacy News
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Of the hundreds of genealogy conferences I've attended as an exhibitor, speaker, attendee, and even as conference Chair, MyHeritage LIVE here in Oslo, Norway is by far the most unique and energy-filled family history conference I've seen. With about 450... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 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 "Chasing Uncle William Through the Wilds of Cyberspace" by Annette Burke Lyttle. If you're not a member, remember the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Privacy Issues with Online Family Trees” by E. Randol Schoenberg is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Privacy remains a huge issue for many genealogists and their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Legacy News
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Privacy remains a huge issue for many genealogists and their family members. Personal genealogy websites, as well as Online Collaborative Trees available at Geni, MyHeritage, Ancestry, WikiTree, WeRelate, FamilySearch and OneGreatFamily, each offer different levels of privacy protections. The lecture... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "Researching your French and Indian War Ancestor” by Craig Scott, MA, CG, FUGA is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Colonial Wars are an interesting part of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Legacy News
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While church registers are the most popular and useful sources for tracing most Eastern European ancestors, and civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths provide even more details, there are other record groups to be searched that may prove useful.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 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 a special release of five webinars in a French-Canadian series by Michael J. Leclerc, CG. If you're not a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Legacy News
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It's almost here. I get to personally rub shoulders with some of our industry's finest educators and mingle with many of the top minds at our new parent company, MyHeritage. I'll pack my winter coat, as the weather forecast looks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Legacy News
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Mitch Yurkovich, 37, from Bad Axe, Michigan, was adopted as a baby. Married with four children, he was always curious about his biological family and had searched for information over many years. It changed his life when he found his... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Legacy News
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Learn how to properly research a French and Indian War ancestor. Join us and Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA for the live webinar Wednesday, October 26, 2018 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Legacy News
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Revision History I asked the developers to move the Revision History link so that it is more visible on the Legacy Home tab. (click image to enlarge) You can also go HERE to see it. Every time the developers issue... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "10 Eastern European Genealogy Resources You Might be Missing” by Lisa Alzo is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description While church registers are the most popular and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "True Stories of Families Reunited thanks to Genetic Genealogy” by Roi Mandel is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description MyHeritage has brought together many long lost relatives thanks to DNA Matching... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Legacy News
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While church registers are the most popular and useful sources for tracing most Eastern European ancestors, and civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths provide even more details, there are other record groups to be searched that may prove useful,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Legacy News
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New Feature! Automatic GPS Conversion (Advanced) When looking at GPS coordinates, there are two main ways that latitude and longitude are recorded. It can be in Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (DMS) or Decimal Degrees (DD). It will depend on which device... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Legacy News