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The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, granting American women the right to vote. However, some women already had the right to vote and had been doing so for decades prior to the 1920 federal amendment.... Continue reading
Posted 5 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 "3 Kinds of DNA Tests" by Diahan Southard. 3 Kinds of DNA Tests What... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Mags Gaulden, "Surname Projects and DNA Projects" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Why create a surname project or name study? Whether it’s to help... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Shannon Green, CG, "Separating and Merging Identities of Same-named Men" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Can the same man die twice? Two different probates... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Legacy News
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Why create a surname project or name study? Whether it’s to help you solve a family mystery or just to answer the questions of how, we will look at how surname projects and DNA projects can be worked to answer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Legacy News
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Catalogs. Have you used these publications for your family history research? While we may think of “old” catalogs as those from the later 19th or early 20th centuries, the history of retail catalogs extends ever farther back. Publishing company Publitas... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar members a new, short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "Have PDF, Will Upload: Print Your Book on Lulu.com" by Diane Boumenot. Have PDF,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Michael L. Strauss, AG, "Deeds Not Words: Finding Your Merchant Marine Ancestors" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description The Merchant Marines have always played a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Sunny Morton, "Why I Love — and How to Use — the Newspaper Collections at MyHeritage" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description MyHeritage is home to millions of digitized... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2020 at Legacy News
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The Merchant Marines have always played a pivotal and important role in American history. Without their efforts and sacrifice the wars of the twentieth century could have turned out very differently. A series of acts passed by Congress in 1916,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2020 at Legacy News
Legacy Cloud is a free offsite backup service for users of Legacy Family Tree 9 software. We are now announcing that this backup service will be retired on January 1, 2021. Due to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Legacy News
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Recently the JSTOR Daily blog featured a post based about an academic study of baby books. The Long-Lost Ritual of Baby Books was a summary of an article by Janet Golden and Lynn Weiner titled Reading Baby Books: Medicine, Marketing,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar members a new short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "Customize Your Browsing with Chrome Extensions" by Cheri Hudson Passey. Customize Your Browsing with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Kate Eakman, "How to Connect with Your Pilgrim Ancestors to Join the Mayflower Society" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description If you know or suspect... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Helen V. Smith, "Australian Census Substitutes" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Sadly, in Australia while censuses were taken, once the statistical data was extracted,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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If you know or suspect you are descended from one of the original Pilgrims who arrived in Massachusetts on 9 November 1620 there is still time to join the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (more commonly known as the Mayflower... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2020 at Legacy News
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Sadly, in Australia while censuses were taken, once the statistical data was extracted, most were destroyed. Apart from some early musters, researchers have to use other resources to try and fill in the gaps. These include electoral rolls, directories, gazettes,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 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 October 2020! 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 Nov 1, 2020 at Legacy News
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You’re ready to do some newspaper research. Maybe you’re hoping to find mentions of an ancestor or you just need to add some historical context to their story. How do you find a historical digitized newspaper for a country you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2020 at Legacy News
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Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar members a new, short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "An Easy Trick to Split PDF Pages" by Thomas MacEntee. An Easy Trick to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Gena Philibert-Ortega, "In Black and White: Finding Historical Newspapers From Around the World" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Family historians know that newspapers are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by James Tanner, "Jumpstart Your MyHeritage Family Tree with Instant Discoveries" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free. Webinar Description Jump start your family tree by learning how to add and evaluate instant... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2020 at Legacy News
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Jump start your family tree by learning how to add and evaluate instant discoveries to your MyHeritage family tree. Each Instant Discovery™ is based on MyHeritage’s superior Smart Matching™ technology from other MyHeritage family trees and Record Matching technologies from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2020 at Legacy News
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The recording of today's webinar by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, "How Old Did He Have To Be…?" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time. Webinar Description Is this man John the father... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2020 at Legacy News
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Housewife…you see that word, or its related term "keeping house," describing women in the census and other records. But were women always housewives? You may think that having two working parents is a modern-day necessity, but for most families, that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2020 at Legacy News