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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, "Visualizing Information for Genealogists” and Margaret R. Fortier, CG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description You have toiled over... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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When you have mined web sources for records in Washington, DC, and your appetite has been whetted for a trip to see for yourself the vast array of repositories and sources available there, how will you plan your trip to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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You have toiled over your client report. You have delved into the data, mined it for every iota of information, you have examined and evaluated your sources, analyzed and correlated your evidence, resolved any conflicts, and carefully crafted a narrative.... 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 bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "A Nose for News: 20+ Tips for Getting the Most Out of Newspapers" by Mary Kircher Roddy. If you're... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "Maintaining an Organized Computer” by Cyndi Ingle is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Files here, programs there, lost bits and bytes everywhere. Are you tired of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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MyHeritage and FamilyTreeWebinars.com are pleased to announce the release of the schedule for its 2019 members-only webinar series. In addition to the free, live webinars broadcast each week and available to the general public (and announced here), Legacy releases a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Legacy News
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Files here, programs there, lost bits and bytes everywhere. Are you tired of searching your computer fruitlessly? Frustrated when you can't find the notes you created in your word processor? Learn how to set up a foolproof filing system and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Legacy News
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The two words, "Preservation" and "Conservation" can be confusing. Many people use them interchangeably but truthfully they are not the same. Let's Talk About It! First, let's look at some definitions: Preservation: n. ~ 1. The professional discipline of protecting... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 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 "Focused Research VS Information Overload" by DearMYRTLE and Cousin Russ. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2019 at Legacy News
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If you grew up in the 1990s or later or had a child or grandchild during this time you may be familiar with the educational video game, The Oregon Trail. In this game you follow the Oregon Trail and experience... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 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. FamilySearch Filters (Intermediate) On the FamilySearch interface screen there are two ways to filter the list of ancestors/relatives that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "DNA Rights and Wrongs: The Ethical Side of Testing” by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Whose permission is needed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 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 106 genealogy webinars. We miscalculated. We brought you 200 of them. 200 new ways to find your family history at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 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 2018! 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 2, 2019 at Legacy News
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Whose permission is needed to test a child or an adult unable to consent? Who owns our DNA? What can we disclose about a cousin who has tested? The rules of the road for the ethical challenges facing genealogists interested... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's Down Under webinar, "Researching in Australian Archives” by Helen V. Smith is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description There are many Australian archives for research. From local council,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 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. FamilySearch Import Tree (Intermediate) You can import directly from FamilySearch by opening the FamilySearch interface and selecting Import Tree.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at Legacy News
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There are many Australian archives for research. From local council, town, State, Commonwealth, religious, business, organisational and more. Jurisdictional responsibilities changed over time, so it is important to know when and where your ancestor was to determine which archive might... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 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 the first three parts of a brand new series for absolute beginners by Cheri Hudson Passey. If you have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at Legacy News
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FamilySearch - New "Lock" Feature We have added something new to the Legacy FamilySearch screen. You will now see Lock icons on anyone that has been marked private/invisible and on any event that has been marked private. If you see... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 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. Mailing Lists (Beginner) Legacy has a really nifty built in feature where you can build Mailing Lists of your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 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 "New Clues from Old Headstones" by Marian Pierre-Louis. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2018 at Legacy News
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MyHeritage and FamilyTreeWebinars.com are pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2019 Legacy Family Tree Webinars series. Choose from 73 classes from genealogy's leading educators on topics ranging from Australia to New Mexico to France, from OneNote... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar, "That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors” by Michael L. Strauss, AG is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description The end of the nineteenth... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Legacy News
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The recording of tonight's BCG webinar, "Proving Identity and Kinship Using the GPS: Finding a Freedman's Family” by Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Facing identity... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Legacy News