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Housed in an old prison, the Archivo General de la Nación (or AGN, General Archive of the Nation), is home for the historical memory of Mexico. Its origins date back to the late eighteenth century when a royal decree ordered... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA, "Forgotten Records: The Record and Pension Office” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Military research is not complete without... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Military research is not complete without consulting the records of the R&PO, yet few do. They can be a goldmine of information, or not. About the presenter Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA is the author of The ‘Lost Pensions’:... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Legacy News
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Take a closer look at the 1850 to 1950 U.S. Census records as vital genealogy resources, while looking into details you may have missed, along with benefits to and tips in using these records and a little extra help from... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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Webinar Shorts are a bonus feature for members at Legacy Family Tree Webinars that provide you with genealogy classes in 20 minutes or less. Enjoy this new Webinar Short "Manage Your Genealogy Research with Smartsheet – Part 1" by Lisa... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Linda Yip, "Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy – lessons learned from a Chinese genealogist” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Even now, genealogy for... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2024 at Legacy News
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We are pleased to once again host the Joy Reisinger Lecture Series for the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) on Friday, October 11, 2024. The five classes will be taught live at the FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Helen V. Smith, "Researching in Kent” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Kent, known as the Garden of England, has a wealth of genealogical records... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2024 at Legacy News
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Kent, known as the Garden of England, has a wealth of genealogical records but locating those records can take some investigation, with records divided between at least three archives. Then, some parishes that were formally in Kent were absorbed into... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Alec Ferretti, "Strategies to Analyze Endogamous DNA” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This lecture will discuss how best to weed out false-positive DNA Matches... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2024 at Legacy News
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This lecture will discuss how best to weed out false-positive DNA Matches that test-takers from endogamous groups face daily. After discussing how endogamous matches differ from typical DNA matches, chromosome mapping tools such as DNA painter will be demonstrated to... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Eliza Watson, "Getting Out of the Archives and Into the Pubs to Trace Your Irish Ancestry” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This webinar demonstrates... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2024 at Legacy News
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This webinar demonstrates how Eliza Watson traced her Coffey ancestry line back eight generations from southwest Wisconsin to Ireland in 1705. An amazing feat due to the lack of Irish historical records. Her success was thanks to a newfound Irish... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, "Tax Rolls: Getting Our Money’s Worth from the Taxes Our Ancestors Paid” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for webinar members. Webinar Description Tax rolls have traditionally been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2024 at Legacy News
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Let's face it: Not everyone is a writer or wants to be one. Family history research is fun, but writing pages of results or analysis isn't everyone's cup of tea. As family historians, we are expected to write about our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2024 at Legacy News
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Tax rolls have traditionally been used as a “census substitute”—a list of names to show that someone of a certain name was in a certain jurisdiction, in this year or that. But tax rolls can be developed into so much... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Nathan Dylan Goodwin, "Where Fact Meets Fiction: behind the scenes of a genealogical crime mystery” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description This webinar by genealogical... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2024 at Legacy News
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This webinar by genealogical crime mystery author, Nathan Dylan Goodwin, will take a deep dive into one of his most popular books, The Sterling Affair, which is set in the world of 1950s international affairs of state. The webinar will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by James Tanner, "Using Artificial Intelligence Tools to Expand Your Genealogical Research Universe” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description In the past few years, there has been an explosion of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2024 at Legacy News
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Offer valid for new memberships only, and expires on April 28, 2024 at 11:59PM. You'll get one full year of anytime access to all 2,100+ classes and 8,400+ syllabus pages. Your membership also gives you access to the members-only hit... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2024 at Legacy News
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In the past few years, there has been an explosion of new AI tools. See how these exciting tools can be used to expand your genealogical research efforts. The three classes will cover different types of AI and then focus... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Johanne Gervais, "Tools to Research Your French Canadian Ancestors” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description With the right tools, searching for your French Canadian ancestors... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2024 at Legacy News
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With the right tools, searching for your French Canadian ancestors in Quebec has never been easier. French Canadians are passionate about their ancestral lineage, consequently a large number of repositories exist, both public and private, to help trace your French... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2024 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by J. Mark Lowe, FUGA, "Comparing Plats of Land With Deeds and Grants” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Land Plats of an ancestor’s land will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2024 at Legacy News