Free Legacy Family Tree update now available (version 8.0.0.499)

We have another great new update for our Legacy Family Tree 8 users (free) for you to download. It provides 446 brand new Research Guidance suggestions, the ability to download sources from FamilySearch, and includes fixes to some minor issues you have reported to us, so download the update to get the best Legacy ever!

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What's New

FamilySearch. For those using the FamilySearch tool, the ability to download a "source" from FamilySearch via the Sources tab is now available. Currently, the source information gets added to the Source Details of a master source named "FamilySearch", thus keeping your Master Source List clean - just like you like it - and adheres to the standards in Evidence Explained. In the near future we will add the option to download the FamilySearch source to its own master source that looks exactly like the source at FamilySearch.

Research Guidance. Legacy's exclusive, built-in Research Guidance, takes a look at what you already know about an ancestor, then gives you a prioritized list of research links and suggestions - all based on your ancestor's time period and location. Beginners love the guidance; experienced researchers love the checklist as a way to not overlook potential sources. Below is the list of new and updated Research Guidance sources added in this update. Click here for an overview of using Research Guidance.

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WorldGenWeb
USGenWeb
CanadaGenWeb
Albania Census, 1930
Armenia Church Books, 1838-1929
Austria Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940
Austria Burials, 1768-1918
Austria Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records, 1848-1900
Austria Marriages, 1722-1898
Austria Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920
Austria, Carinthia, Military Personnel Records, 1846-1897
Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1578-1970
Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1919
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899
Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894
Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900
Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896
Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911
British Columbia Estate Files, 1859-1949
British Columbia Naturalization Records, 1859-1926
British Columbia Wills, 1861-1981
British Columbia, Crown Land Grant Records, 1851-1874
British Columbia, Crown Land Grants, 1869-1930
British Columbia, Crown Land Pre-emption Registers, 1860-1971
British Columbia, Dominion Land Branch Records, 1885-1949
British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939
Caribbean Births and Baptisms, 1590-1928
Caribbean Deaths and Burials, 1790-1906
Caribbean Marriages, 1591-1905
Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890
Finland, Burials, 1725-1909
Finland, Marriages, 1682-1892
Finland, Turku-Pori, Church Records, 1667-1900
Germany, Anhalt, Dessau, City Directories, 1866-1919
Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921
Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates, 1800-1870
Germany, Bavaria, Deggendorf, Miscellaneous City Records, 1600-1900
Germany, Bavaria, Dinkelsbühl Miscellaneous City Records, 1804-1946
Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, Emigration and City Directories, 1805-1913
Germany, Bavaria, Mindelheim Miscellaneous City Records, 1407-1950
Germany, Bavaria, Neuburg an der Donau Miscellaneous City Records, 1808-1949
Germany, Bavaria, Neumarkt Miscellaneous City Records, 1453-1973
Germany, Bavaria, Nördlingen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1385-1943
Germany, Bavaria, Passau, Miscellaneous City Records, 1700-1940
Germany, Bavaria, Straubing, Miscellaneous City Records, 1765-1917
Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900
Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918
Germany, Brandenburg, Berlin, Probate Records, 1796-1853
Germany, Brandenburg, Bernau bei Berlin, Jewish Records, 1688-1872
Germany, Brandenburg, Wittenberge, City Directories and Citizen Lists, 1851-1921
Germany, Bremen Passenger Departure Lists, 1904-1914
Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927
Germany, Hesse, Frankfurt, Civil Registration, 1811-1814, 1833-1928
Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925
Germany, Hesse-Nassau, Civil Registers and Church Books, 1701-1875
Germany, Hessen, Darmstadt City Records, 1627-1940
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1867
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1890
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1900
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Angermünde, Miscellaneous City Records 1706-1922
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Cottbus, Miscellaneous City Records, 1672-1919
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories, 1890-1919
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Heegermühle, Church Records, 1664-1824
Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Landkreis Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Miscellaneous Records, 1559-1945
Germany, Prussia, East Prussia, Königsberg, Index to Funeral Sermons and Memorials, 1700-1900
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania Church Records, 1544-1945
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Labes, Church Records, 1647-1764
Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Stralsund, Church Book Indexes, 1600-1900
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records, 1401-1926
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Nordhausen, City Directories, 1824-1919
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Various Protestant Church Records, 1594-1951
Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Church Records, 1699-1915
Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923
Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962
Germany, Saxony, Freiberg, Funeral Sermons, 1614-1661
Germany, Saxony, Leipzig, Miscellaneous City Records, 1701-1922
Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1724-1889
Germany, Prussia, Westphalia, Minden, Miscellaneous Collections from the Municipal Archives, 1574-1902
Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate Church Record Extractions and Family Registers, 1600-1925
Germany, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Jena, City Directories, 1810-1935
Germany, Saxe-Meiningen, Saalfeld an der Saale, Miscellaneous City Records, 1876-1920
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt Kreisarchiv, City Directories, Citizen Rolls, Residence Lists, and School Directories, 1700-1933
Germany, Westfalen, Minden, Index to Funeral Sermons, 1580-1740
Germany, Württemberg, Albstadt, Miscellaneous City Records, 1705-1850
Germany, Württemberg, Schwäbisch Hall, Probate Records, 1803-1929
Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895
Hungary, Baptisms, 1734-1895
Hungary, Catholic Church Records, 1636-1895
Hungary, Civil Registration, 1801-1980
Hungary, Funeral Notices, 1840-1990
Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945
Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881
Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898
Ireland, 1821 Census
Ireland, 1831 Census
Ireland, 1841 Census
Ireland, 1841 and 1851 Census Search Forms
Ireland, 1851 Census
Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1920
Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958
Ireland, Deaths, 1864-1870 51,248
Ireland, Landed Estate Court Files, 1850-1885
Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924
Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1814-1855
Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929
Netherlands, Bibliothèque Wallonne, Card Indexes, ca. 1500-1858
Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910
Netherlands, Census and Population Registers, 1574-1940
Netherlands, Deaths and Burials, 1668-1945
Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Church Records, 1580-1911
Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942
Netherlands, Friesland Province, Church Records, 1543-1911
Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952
Netherlands, Gelderland Province, Church Records, 1405-1966
Netherlands, Groningen Province, Church Records, 1595-1864
Netherlands, Groningen Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1940
Netherlands, Limburg Parish Register Transcripts, 1562-1822
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Certificates of Nationality, 1860-1913
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Church Records, 1542-1910
Netherlands, Limburg Province, Civil Registration, 1792-1963
Netherlands, Marriages, 1565-1892
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province Population Registers, 1820-1930
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942
Netherlands, Noord-Brabant, Church Records, 1473-1965
Netherlands, Noord-Holland Province, Church Records, 1523-1948
Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Overijssel Province, Church Records, 1542-1893
Netherlands, Overijssel Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1960
Netherlands, Passenger Lists Holland-America Line, 1900-1974
Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Church Records, 1542-1955
Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950
Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Church Records, 1527-1907
Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Civil Registration, 1796-1940
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Church Records, 1076-1916
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942
Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Leiden, Notarial Records, 1591-1806
Sweden, Blekinge Church Records, 1612-1916; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860
Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records, 1616-1908; index 1671-1860
Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records, 1577-1932; index 1659-1860
Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860
Sweden, Jämtland Church Records, 1582-1928; index 1642-1860
Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860
Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860
Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860
Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records, 1585-1910; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records, 1589-1921; index 1612-1860
Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860
Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860
Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records, 1612-1921; index 1625-1860
Sweden, Stockholm Church Records, 1556-1939, index 1634-1860
Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927
Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860
Sweden, Uppsala Church Records, 1308-1901; index 1613-1860
Sweden, Värmland Church Records, 1509-1925; index 1640-1860
Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860
Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1501-1940; index 1650-1860
Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860
Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860
Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860
Sweden, Östergötland Church Records, 1555-1911; index 1616-1860
Manitoba Probate Records, 1871-1930
Manitoba, Census Indexes, 1831-1870
Manitoba, Church Records, 1800-1959
New Brunswick Census, 1861
New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938
New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950
New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages and Late Registrations, 1920-1950
New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages, 1887-1919
New Brunswick, Births and Baptisms, 1819-1899
New Brunswick, County Deed Registry Books, 1780-1930
New Brunswick, County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919
New Brunswick, Death Certificates, 1920-1934
New Brunswick, Death Certificates, 1935-1938
New Brunswick, Late Registration of Births, 1810-1899
New Brunswick, Marriage Registers, 1789-1889
New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906
New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Deaths, 1815-1919
Newfoundland Census, 1921
Newfoundland Census, 1935
Newfoundland Census, 1945
Newfoundland, Church Records, 1793-1945
Newfoundland, Vital Records, 1840-1949
Newfoundland, Vital Statistics, 1753-1893
Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896
Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877
Nova Scotia Census, 1861
Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001
Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877
Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1711-1909
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918
Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932
Nova Scotia Probate Records, 1760-1993
Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957
Nova Scotia, Antigonish Catholic Diocese, 1823-1905
Nova Scotia, Halifax County, Deed Indexes, 1749-1958
Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950
Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842
Ontario Births, 1869-1912
Ontario Census, 1861
Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899
Ontario, Marriages, 1800-1910
Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923
Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989
Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885
Prince Edward Island Census, 1861
Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905
Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888
Prince Edward Island, Church Records, 1777-1985
Quebec Census, 1861
Quebec, Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898
Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979
Quebec, Non-Catholic Parish Registers, 1763-1967
Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1920
Quebec, Quebec Judicial District, Guardianships, 1639-1930
Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987
Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846-1957
Saskatchewan, Judicial District Court Records, 1891-1954
Saskatchewan, Probate Estate Files, 1887-1931
South Africa, Transvaal, Estate Files, 1950-1993
UK - Channel Islands Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907
UK - Isle of Man Births and Baptisms, 1607-1910
UK - Isle of Man Deaths and Burials, 1844-1918
UK - Isle of Man Marriages, 1606–1911
UK - Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009
UK - Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988
UK - Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988
UK - Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977
UK - Scotland Census, 1841
UK - Scotland Census, 1851
UK - Scotland Census, 1861
UK - Scotland Census, 1871
UK - Scotland Census, 1881
UK - Scotland Census, 1891
UK - Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
UK - Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910
UK - United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913
UK - United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933
UK - United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941
UK - United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915
UK - United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920
UK - United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920
UK - England and Wales Census, 1841
UK - England and Wales Census, 1851
UK - England and Wales Census, 1861
UK - England and Wales Census, 1871
UK - England and Wales Census, 1881
UK - England and Wales Census, 1891
UK - England and Wales Census, 1901
UK - England and Wales Census, 1911
UK - England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
UK - England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008
UK - England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007
UK - England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
UK - Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907
UK - Wales Marriages, 1541-1900
UK - Wales Probate Abstracts, 1544-1858
UK - Wales, Anglesey, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Caernarvonshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Cardiganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Court and Miscellaneous Records, 1542-1911
UK - Wales, Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885
UK - Wales, Denbighshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Flintshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900
UK - Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages, 1837-1922
UK - Wales, Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Electoral Registers, 1839-1925
UK - Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Merionethshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Monmouthshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Montgomeryshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Pembrokeshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - Wales, Radnorshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
UK - England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
UK - England Marriages, 1538–1973
UK - England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900
UK - England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000
UK - England, Cheshire Probate Records, 1492-1940
UK - England, Cheshire Workhouse Records, 1848-1967
UK - England, Cheshire, Land Tax Assessments, 1778-1832
UK - England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900
UK - England, Cheshire, Register of Electors, 1842-1900
UK - England, Cheshire, School Records, 1796-1950
UK - England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010
UK - England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918
UK - England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936
UK - England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Allertonshire Peculiar Administration Bonds and Inventories, 1670-1808
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Allertonshire Peculiar Stray Probate Bonds, 1732-1768
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Calendar of Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1594-1815
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Original Will Strays, 1743-1900
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Probate Inventories, 1676-1846
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Registered Wills 1526-1858
UK - England, Durham Diocese, Renunciations, 1767 and 1794
UK - England, Durham Probate Bonds, 1556-1858
UK - England, Durham Probate Commissions, Monitions and Citations, 1650-1858
UK - England, Durham, Dean and Chapter of Durham's Allerton and Allertonshire Original Wills, Inventories and Bonds, 1666-1845
UK - England, Durham, Diocese of Durham Original Wills, 1650-1857
UK - England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997
UK - England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911
UK - England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments, 1689-1832
UK - England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976
UK - England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911
UK - England, Kent, Quarter Sessions and Court Files, 1558-1899
UK - England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-1907
UK - England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881
UK - England, Kent, Workhouse Records, 1777-1911
UK - England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910
UK - England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004
UK - England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910
UK - England, London Electoral Registers, 1847-1913
UK - England, Manchester, Miscellaneous Records, 1700-1916
UK - England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912
UK - England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812
UK - England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941
UK - England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915
UK - England, Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions, 1600-1900's
UK - England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901
UK - England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900
UK - England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952
UK - England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997
UK - England, Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Miscellaneous Records, 969-2007
UK - England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910
UK - England, Warwickshire Parish Registers, 1538-1900
UK - England, Westminster Rate Books, 1634-1900
UK - England, Yorkshire, Allertonshire, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1667-1819
Ukraine, Sumy Civil Registers, 1918-1922
Ukraine, Births and Baptisms, 1784-1879
Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books, 1809-1928
Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1840-1845
Ukraine, Odessa Census Records 1897
Ukraine, Western Ukraine Catholic Church Book Duplicates, 1600-1937
Ukraine, Zaporizhia Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1811-1858
California, Airplane Passenger Lists from Honolulu, Hawaii, 1947-1948
California, Chinese Partnerships and Departures from San Francisco, 1912-1943
California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at San Francisco, 1928-1942
California, San Diego, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1929-1954
California, San Diego, Chinese Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1923
California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952
California, San Francisco Airplane Arrival Card Index, 1936-1949
Colorado, Naturalization Records, 1876-1990
Delaware Baptisms, 1697-1886
Georgia, Brunswick Passenger Lists, 1904-1939
Hawaii, Passenger Lists of Airplanes departing Honolulu, 1942-1948
Hawaii, Index to Filipino Arrivals to Honolulu, 1946
Illinois, Soldier burial places, 1774-1974
Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries, 1984-2012
Indiana, Gary and East Chicago Crew Lists, 1945-1956
Louisiana, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Maine, Crew List Arriving at Eastport, 1949-1958
Maine, Crew Lists Arriving at Robbinston, 1947-1954
Maryland, Piney Point Crew Lists, 1950-1956
Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1848-1891
Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943
Massachusetts, Boston Tax Records, 1822-1918
Massachusetts, Boston, Crew Lists, 1811-1921
Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, Land Records, 1620-1986
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910
Massachusetts, Naturalization Index, 1906-1966
Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915
Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967
Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887
Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920
Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1627-2001
Massachusetts, Worcester County, Probate Files, 1731-1925
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006
Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995
Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996
Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897 507,104
Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954
Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995
Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995
Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973
Michigan, State Census, 1894
Minnesota, Baudette, Warroad, and International Falls Passenger Lists, 1910-1923
Minnesota, Births and Christenings, 1840-1980
Minnesota, Clay County Land and Property Records, 1872-1947
Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962
Minnesota, Clay and Steele County Obituaries, 1865-2006
Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863-1983
Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949
Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916
Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
Minnesota, Divorce Index, 1970-1995
Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1869-1940
Minnesota, Itasca County Land Records, 1872-1930
Minnesota, Marriages, 1849-1950
Minnesota, Naturalization Card Index, 1930-1988
Minnesota, Roseau County Land Records, 1892-1930
Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records, 1876-2006
Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
Mississippi, Confederate Records, 1889-1942
Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974
Mississippi, Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957
Mississippi, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Mississippi, Freedmen's Department (Pre-Bureau Records), 1863-1866
Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911
Mississippi, Probate Records, 1781-1930
Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951
Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories
Mississippi, Tippah County Marriages, 1858-1979
Mississippi, Tippah County Records, 1836-1923
Missouri, Andrew and Cole County Probate Records, 1826-1945
Missouri, Births and Christenings, 1827-1935
Missouri, Cole County Circuit Court Case Files, 1820-1927
Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications
Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969
Missouri, County Naturalization Records, 1883-1927
Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976 3
Missouri, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872
Missouri, Jackson County Voter Registration Records, 1928-1956
Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920
Missouri, Probate Records, 1750-1998
Missouri, State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933
Nebraska, Broken Bow Homestead Records, 1890-1908
Nebraska, Marriages, 1855-1995
North Dakota, Manifests of Immigrant Arrivals, 1910-1952
Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001
Puerto Rico, Records of Foreign Residents, 1815-1845
Texas and Arizona Arrivals, 1903-1910
Virgin Islands US, Church Records, 1765-2010
Wyoming, Marriages, 1877-1920

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WorldCat (repository)
British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903
British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986
British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932
DISBYT updated to include separate English and Swedish links
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
Massachusetts, Federal Census Mortality Schedule, 1870
Massachusetts, Federal Census Mortality Schedule, 1880
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915
Massachusetts, State Census, 1855
Massachusetts, State Census, 1865
Michigan, Births, 1867-1902
Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2002
Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002
Minnesota, Marriage Index, 1958-2001
Minnesota, State Census, 1865
Minnesota, State Census, 1875
Minnesota, State Census, 1885
Minnesota, State Census, 1895
Minnesota, State Census, 1905
Minnesota, Territorial Census, 1857
Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
Missouri, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
Nebraska, State Census, 1885
North Dakota, Census 1915
North Dakota, Census 1925

What's Been Fixed

View the May 26 release notes here. 

How to Update

For our Deluxe Edition users, all you have to do is connect to the Internet, start Legacy 8, and click on the "Install and Download Now" link on the Legacy Home tab. (If you're reading this from within the Legacy Home tab inside of Legacy 8, you'll first need to click on the Home button in the top left of the Legacy Home tab which looks like the following picture:

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If you are a Standard Edition Legacy user, you will need to visit our website. Go to http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/DownloadUpdate.asp and follow the instructions.


Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 - free webinar by Mary Hill now online for limited time

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Another stellar webinar by Mary Hill today. Many feel it's among the best we've ever hosted!

The recording of today's webinar, "Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860" by Mary Hill AND the after-webinar party is now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for a limited time. Lots of great comments:

  • Excellent presenter. Mary does a great job - clear, easy to understand and non-stop guidance. This is a terrific series that Legacy offers - bringing us the value of genealogy conferences - every week - from the comfort of home.
  • It is amazing how all of your speakers are so good. I get so much out of these......even when I think I won't.
  • Mary is a national gem! Can we clone her?!
  • The absolute best as always. I'm going to watch it again. followed by related topics such as Google Maps and other early Colonial History plus J. Mark Lowe. And yes...this is the best series ever....I tell everyone it is the best deal in town!!!!

View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 54 minute recording of "Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860" AND the after-webinar party is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership.

Coupon code

Use webinar coupon code - migration2 - for 10% off anything at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com or www.LegacyFamilyTreeStore.com, valid through Monday, June 1, 2015.

American Migration PatternsLegacy QuickGuide: American Migration Patterns by Derek S. Davey - 2.95

The American Migration Patterns Legacy QuickGuide™ contains useful information including research strategy and motivating factors for migration across the United States. Also included are links to websites and resources covering migration patterns and major migration routes. This handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.

A key aspect of American genealogy is identifying the reasons, paths and circumstances that caused people to migrate to different areas of the United States. Understanding migration will help you better understand your ancestors.

Click here to purchase for 2.95.

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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

  • Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 3 by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. June 3.
  • Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar by Jana Sloan Broglin. June 10.
  • 10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies by Tessa Keough. June 12.
  • The Secret Lives of Women - Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind by Gena Philibert-Ortega. July 1.
  • Pinning Your Family History by Thomas MacEntee. July 8.
  • Making a Federal Case Out of It by Judy Russell (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). July 10.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. July 15.
  • Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. July 22.
  • Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. July 29.
  • Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery by Melvin J. Collier. July 31.
  • What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. August 5.
  • Power Platting - Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions by Chris Staats. August 12.
  • Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors by Mark Lowe. August 19.
  • Digital Family Reunions by Devin Ashby. August 21.
  • German Names and Naming Patterns by Jim Beidler. August 26.
  • Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research - Tips, Tools and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. September 2.
  • Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. September 9.
  • Technology and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen. September 11.
  • Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. September 16.
  • Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. September 23.
  • Maps Tell Some of the Story for the African-Ancestored Genealogist by Angela Walton-Raji. September 25.
  • Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega. September 30.
  • Wearables and Genealogy - Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. October 7.
  • Colonial Immigration - The English Pioneers of Early America by Beth Foulk. October 14.
  • Billions of Records, Billions of Stories by Devin Ashby. October 16.
  • What Happened to the State of Frankland - Using Tennessee's Pre-Statehood Records by Mark Lowe. October 21.
  • Complex Evidence - What is It? How Does it Work? And Why Does it Matter? by Warren Bittner. October 28.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. November 4.
  • Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy by Diahan Southard. November 11.
  • Bringing it All Together and Leaving a Permanent Record by Tom Kemp. November 13.
  • Mapping Madness by Ron Arons. November 18.
  • Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research by Gail Blankenau. December 2.
  • Thinking about Becoming an Accredited Genealogist? by Apryl Cox and Kelly Summers. December 9.
  • Pointing Fingers at Ancestors' Siblings - Breaking Down Brick Walls with Collateral Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. December 16.

Click here to register. Or click here register for multiple webinars at the same time.

Print the 2015 webinar brochure here.

See you online!


FamilySearch Records Update: More than 1.7 million new records for Australia, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the United States

FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 1.7 million indexed records and images for Austrailia, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 327,195 images from the Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874–1996 collection; 275,449 images from the Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890–2005 collection; and 249,700 images from the Peru, San Martín, Civil Registration, 1850–1999 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 5.8 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
Australia, New South Wales, 1828 Census 0 2,530 New browsable image collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899–1912 0 12,662 New browsable image collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival, and Settlement of Migrants, 1920–1943 0 90 Added images to an existing collection.
Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829–1961 0 50,885 Added images to an existing collection.
Australia, Victoria, Assisted Immigrant Arrivals at Victorian Ports, 1839–1871 0 127,892 New browsable image collection.
China Collection of Genealogies, 1239–2014 0 142,311 Added images to an existing collection.
India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194–2015 0 143,871 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903–1998 0 110,758 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874–1996 0 327,195 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Moquegua, Civil Registration, 1850–1996 0 22,743 New browsable image collection.
Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890–2005 0 275,449 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, San Martín, Civil Registration, 1850–1999 0 249,700 New browsable image collection.
Philippines, Eastern Samar, Roman Catholic Diocese of Borongan, Parish Registers, 1842–1984 0 32,304 New browsable image collection.
US, California County Naturalizations, 1849–1949 0 99,436 New browsable image collection.
United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861–1932 0 161,468 Added images to an existing collection.


Register for Webinar Wednesday - Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 by Mary Hill

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Why did people migrate from one location to another? What routes did they follow, and how can identifying migration trails help you find your ancestors? Learn from maps and historical details how to follow the trail of your ancestors.

Join us and Mary Hill for the live webinar Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

Download the syllabus

In preparation for the webinar, download the supplemental syllabus materials here. The syllabus is available for annual or monthly webinar subscribers. Log in here or subscribe here.

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Or register for multiple webinars at once by clicking here.

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On the Upcoming Webinars tab, login to view the webinars you are already signed up for (available for annual or monthly webinar subscribers).

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No worries. Its recording will be available for a limited time. Webinar Subscribers have unlimited access to all webinar recordings for the duration of their membership.

About the presenter

Presenter-8636Mary E.V. Hill, MLS, AG ® (Mid-Atlantic States); worked as reference librarian at BYU from 1989-1992, as genealogy instructor at BYU from 1992-1995, as Family History Library US/Canada Reference consultant from 1995-2006. She served on the UGA Board of Directors from 2006-2008 and as an LDS missionary at the Family History Library from 2006-2008. She is the author of Saga of a Southern Loyalist: William Riddle of Virginia and North Carolina, and Angel Children. She is a lecturer with emphasis on U.S. research methods and genealogical organization. Mary is a mother and grandmother.

View Mary's other webinars here.

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  8. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.

We look forward to seeing you all there!


FamilySearch Records Update: More than 2.9 million new records for Australia, Canada, Peru, and the United States

FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 2.9 million indexed records and images for Australia, Canada, Peru, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 643,899 images from the Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1888–2005 collection; 608,881 images from the Peru, Junín, Civil Registration, 1881–2005 collection; and 531,346 images from the US, Illinois, Northern District Petitions for Naturalization, 1906–1994 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 5.8 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
Australia, Tasmania, Government Gazette, 1833–1925 0 101,074 New browsable image collection.
Canada Passenger Lists, 1881–1922 0 2,111 Added images to an existing collection.
Canada, Newfoundland, Vital Statistics, 1753–1893 191,573 0 New indexed record collection.
Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1888–2005 0 643,899 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889–1997 0 287,219 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Junín, Civil Registration, 1881–2005 0 608,881 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890–2005 116,677 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Illinois, Northern District Petitions for Naturalization, 1906–1994 0 531,346 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Indiana, Marriages, 1811–2007 0 0 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Michigan, Probate Records, 1797–1973 0 12,871 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863–1983 0 9,777 Added images to an existing collection.
US, Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850–2001 0 367,790 New browsable image collection.
US, Missouri, Deaths, 1835–1976 0 13,734 New browsable image collection.
US, Utah Applications Indian War Service Medals, 1905–1912 0 7,861 New browsable image collection.
US, Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847–1976 0 70,504 New browsable image collection.
US, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Petitions to Naturalization, 1848–1991 0 289 Added images to an existing collection.


Got Iowa Ancestors? We've got you covered - new BONUS webinar for subscribers

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Dear Legacy Family Tree Webinar Subscribers - if you have Iowa ancestors, you'll enjoy this second webinar in our series on researching your Iowa ancestors.

Webinar Description:

This second Iowa webinar, by Ruby Coleman, presents information about the active projects on Iowa USGenWeb and the Iowa Heritage Digital Collections. Learn about the two historical societies in Iowa and their unique collections. Visit Iowa online and in person to learn about your ancestry.

How to view:

If you are an annual or monthly webinar subscriber, this webinar's recording is now available in the Webinar Library. Just head over to the library, login, and enjoy! 4 pages of supplemental syllabus materials also accompany this webinar.

Click here to watch Iowa: Finding Ancestral Records.

Click here to watch Iowa Ancestors in History, Geography and Genealogy.

If you are not yet a webinar subscriber...when you join as an annual or monthly subscriber you, too, will have access to these bonus members-only webinars. This is the 15th we've added since January. Take a look at all of these benefits:

  • Unlimited access to the entire Webinar Library (currently 239 classes to choose from)
  • Access to the instructors' handouts (currently 1,009 pages)
  • Access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • 5% off anything in the FamilyTreeWebinars.com store
  • See which live webinars you have registered for

For more information, or to subscribe, click here.

B_IOWA_RES-2New Book! Iowa Genealogical Research by Ruby Coleman

Ruby's new book - all 410 pages - is the perfect companion to her webinar recording. Each county is fully covered, plus holdings in libraries and courthouse records. There are hundreds of URLs. Some of the topics include Ethnic Settlements; Iowa's Large Repositories and Archives; Religious Records; Orphan Trains and City Directories.

Regular price - 22.95

Our price - 19.95

Webinar subscribers price - 18.96

Click here to purchase.

About the presenter

Ruby Coleman, who resides in North Platte, Nebraska, spends a good deal of her time doing genealogical research on her families in Nebraska and the plains states, and also professionally. She has lived in Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. She has written articles for AncestryHeritage QuestThe Genealogical HelperFamily Chronicle and Internet Genealogy. For thirteen years she wrote the column, "Heritage Lines" for the North Platte Telegraph, North Platte, NE. Her book, Iowa Genealogical Records was published in January of 2014. She lectures for the Family History Expo. Currently Coleman is Area 7 Representative for the Nebraska State Genealogical Society and a past president of the North Platte Genealogical Society. Using her knowledge of Nebraska and the plain states genealogy and history, plus genealogical methodology, Coleman writes, lectures and teaches genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists as well as numerous local, state and national genealogical organizations. In 2011 she was named 2011 Nebraska Genealogist of the Year by the Nebraska Genealogical Society.

Click here for all of Ruby's webinars.


Martha Benschura: Enemy Alien - free webinar by Judy Russell now available for limited time

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Wow. What an amazing and inspiring webinar today! Right - we wouldn't expect anything less than that from Judy Russell, but she really outdid herself today. Truly entertaining, educational, and inspiring! Its recording is now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for a limited time. Lots of great comments:

  • Excellent! History, Resources, Humor and passion! Unbeatable combination! Thank you!
  • Outstanding ... Opens a whole new avenue for searching!
  • Today's webinar has given me a new direction for finding more information about my grandmother. Judy Russell is fabulous, and the handout is mind-boggling! Thank you so much.

View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 26 minute recording of "Martha Benschura: Enemy Alien" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership.

Coupon code

Use webinar coupon code - alien10 - for 10% off anything at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com or www.LegacyFamilyTreeStore.com, valid through Monday, May 25, 2015.

Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 238 classes, 348 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 1,009 pages)
  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year (that's about the cost of 5 webinar CDs)
  • Monthly membership: $9.95/month

Click here to subscribe.

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

  • Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860 by Mary Hill. May 27.
  • Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy - Part 3 by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. June 3.
  • Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar by Jana Sloan Broglin. June 10.
  • 10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies by Tessa Keough. June 12.
  • The Secret Lives of Women - Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind by Gena Philibert-Ortega. July 1.
  • Pinning Your Family History by Thomas MacEntee. July 8.
  • Making a Federal Case Out of It by Judy Russell (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). July 10.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. July 15.
  • Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. July 22.
  • Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. July 29.
  • Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery by Melvin J. Collier. July 31.
  • What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. August 5.
  • Power Platting - Technology Tools to Create Pictures from Property Descriptions by Chris Staats. August 12.
  • Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors by Mark Lowe. August 19.
  • Digital Family Reunions by Devin Ashby. August 21.
  • German Names and Naming Patterns by Jim Beidler. August 26.
  • Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research - Tips, Tools and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. September 2.
  • Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. September 9.
  • Technology and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen. September 11.
  • Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. September 16.
  • Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. September 23.
  • Maps Tell Some of the Story for the African-Ancestored Genealogist by Angela Walton-Raji. September 25.
  • Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega. September 30.
  • Wearables and Genealogy - Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. October 7.
  • Colonial Immigration - The English Pioneers of Early America by Beth Foulk. October 14.
  • Billions of Records, Billions of Stories by Devin Ashby. October 16.
  • What Happened to the State of Frankland - Using Tennessee's Pre-Statehood Records by Mark Lowe. October 21.
  • Complex Evidence - What is It? How Does it Work? And Why Does it Matter? by Warren Bittner. October 28.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. November 4.
  • Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy by Diahan Southard. November 11.
  • Bringing it All Together and Leaving a Permanent Record by Tom Kemp. November 13.
  • Mapping Madness by Ron Arons. November 18.
  • Stories in Stone - Cemetery Research by Gail Blankenau. December 2.
  • Thinking about Becoming an Accredited Genealogist? by Apryl Cox and Kelly Summers. December 9.
  • Pointing Fingers at Ancestors' Siblings - Breaking Down Brick Walls with Collateral Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. December 16.

Click here to register. Or click here register for multiple webinars at the same time.

Print the 2015 webinar brochure here.

See you online!


New Legacy QuickTip Video - How to Create a List of "Who Lived Where"

We have another great Legacy QuickTip Video for you today! Learn:

  • How to create a list of everyone who lived in a specific location.

This is helpful when you are visiting a town, or looking in the records of a place, and need to know which of your ancestors lived there. Makes it easier to know who you could look for in the records.

This QuickTip was presented live during the after-webinar party of last week's Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy, Part 2 by Peggy Laurizten.

Click here for the video.

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Ancestor's Picture in the Newspapers? Three Steps to an Amazing Photograph

I found a genealogy gold mine in the newspaper this week. And then with a little creativity and a couple of good contacts, I doubled my findings.

First, I used my favorite newspaper subscription site, GenealogyBank.com, and found an article about an ancestor I have been researching. The article had lots of goodies for me, but none greater than the photographs of Cullen Brown, his sister Fannie Brown, and his wife Helen Goshaw. Here's their three pictures in the context of the February 19, 1905 edition of The Duluth News Tribune.

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I've been researching Helen Goshaw as a potential main character for my next edition of Legacy Unlocked! and never imagined I'd find her photograph. Here's a zoomed-in and cropped image of Helen:

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Then I started to get greedy. Or maybe creative is a better word. While the photograph find was priceless, I wondered if I could get a better copy of it. Without GenealogyBank.com, I never would have found the picture, and so thanks again to them! But I wanted better quality. That's when I contacted Robert of the Twin Cities Legacy User Group. I asked if he would visit the Minnesota Historical Society (such an amazing place!), locate the newspaper (either the original or the microfilm edition), and snap a digital image of it for me. To my surprise, he responded to my email within minutes (thanks again Robert!) and said he would try to fulfill my request the next day when he was scheduled to be at their library.

The following day he emailed me the digital photographs he took of the microfilmed edition of the Duluth News Tribune. Look at Helen's picture:

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Amazing!

Most people would be thankful enough already, but I had one more idea. I contacted my friend, Miles Abernathy of 399retouch.com and asked if he could do anything more with Helen's photograph. Again - minutes later I received a response (talk about instant genealogical gratification!) that he would see what he could do. Two days later he sent this:

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Stunning, isn't it!

I guess the only thing better would be to find the original photograph in one of their descendant's photo albums. Yet without it, I am very pleased with what I have found. Thanks again to GenealogyBank.com, Robert, and to 399retouch.com. And thanks to Cullen and Helen for sneaking out of the house (and out of the county) to get married back in 1905. And thanks to Cullen's sister for doing the exact same thing just months earlier. It made for a story good enough to get their pictures in the newspaper! If any of my kids try this, they'll find their picture in the Obituaries.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday - Martha Benshura: Enemy Alien by Judy Russell

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Not all our ancestors were naturalized. The ones who didn't become citizens suddenly became suspect when war divided their native countries from their new residences, creating the kinds of records genealogists love.

Join us and Judy Russell for the live webinar Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

Download the syllabus

In preparation for the webinar, download the supplemental syllabus materials here (23 pages!). The syllabus is available for annual or monthly webinar subscribers. Log in here or subscribe here.

Registerbut

Or register for multiple webinars at once by clicking here.

Not sure if you already registered?

On the Upcoming Webinars tab, login to view the webinars you are already signed up for (available for annual or monthly webinar subscribers).

Test Your Webinar Connection

To ensure that your webinar connection is ready to go, click here.

Can't make it to the live event?

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About the presenter

Presenter-8755A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, and holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, for more than 20 years, Judy has been an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School. Judy is a Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother’s side and entirely in Germany on her father’s side. Visit her website atwww.legalgenealogist.com.

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Looking Past Land and Probate Records

by Marian Pierre-Louis

Following my recent blog post Bring Down Those Brick Walls! I received this response from Elizabeth:

"There has been a lot of discussion lately about land and probate use. The conversations make the assumption that everyone either owned land or had a will. This is not the case for most people who lived in non-rural areas. My family members have lived in the New York City area for more than a few generations. They were always tenants. The first real-property on both sides of the family was purchased by my parents in the 1950s and they were the first to have wills. So my brick walls will not benefit from this discussion. Believe me I have looked. How about some suggestions for the rest of us?"

Let's see if we can come up with some suggestions for Elizabeth.

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New York State Census, 1865 from FamilySearch.org

Before we start, I need to point out that I don't have two very important pieces of information: the time period in which Elizabeth is having trouble or the specific county in New York City where her ancestors lived. We also need to mention that New York nearly invented the phrase "Brick Wall!" New York suffers from a dearth of extant records making it one of the hardest states to research in.

New York City is made up of five boroughs in five separate counties: Bronx in Bronx County, Brooklyn in Kings County, Manhattan in New York County, Queens in Queens County and Staten Island in Richmond County. Research strategies may vary depending on where your ancestors lived.

Since we are talking about bringing down brick walls I'm making the assumption that research has already been done on low hanging fruit such as US Federal census records and vital records. One place you might want to start, if you haven't already are the New York State Census records. These are available for free on FamilySearch.org for the years 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915, and 1925.

The census records list the individual names of family members, place of birth, ages and occupations along with some other details. The 1905, 1915 and 1925 census even list the street address. (Please note that some of the record images are viewable on FamilySearch.org while others require a subscription to Ancestry.com to view the original image.) If your ancestors are New York-born, the 1855, 1865 and 1875 censuses will tell you what county they were born in. That may be critical in guiding you to new locations to focus your research.

When dealing with tenants, non-land owners, I would head straight for city directories. On Ancestry.com I found a database called New York City City Directories that starts as early as 1836 and as late as 1947. Unfortunately, Ancestry doesn't list which specific years are covered in the database so don't consider those years as hard and fast. If you can find your ancestor in a city directory then you can locate their neighborhood. Armed with information about their neighborhood you can try to establish which place of worship they frequented. Start by selecting churches or temples within two square miles of your ancestors' homes. If you can't find the records online then contact the churches or temples directly asking for information about your ancestors.

Another wonderful resource for New York City ancestry is the Italian Genealogical Group website. Despite the title's focus on Italian records they actually have transcribed many New York City records, regardless of ethnicity. Be sure to search their databases for information on your ancestors.

If you still haven't found anything new about your ancestors then it is time to seek some research guidance help. Right from within the Legacy Family Tree software you get can specific suggestions about your ancestors. The software will suggest specific record groups as well as county histories and collections to search.

Another resource you should try if you haven't already, is the Family Search Wiki. This resource has extensive information on New York City research. Wherever possible it links directly to the record groups mentioned.

Thomas MacEntee's webinar and Legacy QuickGuide provide many clues and strategies for researching your New York ancestors that you may not have thought of.

And lastly, you should definitely refer to the recently published New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. This 840 page work provides a comprehensive look at New York records and resources.

In terms of specifically bringing down brick walls, an effective strategy is to seek examples by others who have already solved challenging research problems in the same location where you are having trouble. The two main publications I would focus on are the National Genealogical Society Quarterly and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. Search these publications for example articles that cover the same county where your ancestors lived. Learn how the authors solved their problems and look at the footnotes to see what records they used.

African American research, regardless of location, can be some of the toughest research to unravel. For this reason well-documented narratives can provide a great source of inspiration or information regardless of your race. Check out a book like Black Gotham by Carla Peterson and pay close attention to the records she used to document her ancestors.

Finally, you will likely have to dip into manuscripts and special collections to find information about particularly stubborn ancestors. Luckily you have one of the most incredible resources right in your local area - the New York Public Library. Start online by reviewing the Research section of their website. You will find links to special collections and manuscripts as well as online articles, databases and digital collections. When searching for your ancestors in special collections expand your search beyond their names to include their neighborhood, their churches and their ethnicity. While your ancestors are likely not indexed by name, this broader search will bring you to information about their community.

Hopefully this article has provided you will some new suggestions for researching challenging New York City ancestors. If not, then I would suggest joining a local genealogical or historical society in your county of interest. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society provides and extensive list of organizations on their website.

If anyone else has any suggestions for Elizabeth, please leave them in the comments. Good luck and let us know if you make any progress!

Marian Pierre-Louis is the Social Media Marketing Manager for Legacy Family Tree. She is also the host of The Genealogy Professional podcast. Check out her webinars in the Legacy library.


New Legacy QuickTip Video - How to Create a Birthday Reminder

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This QuickTip was presented live during the after-webinar party of last week's Genealogy 101, a 3-Session Course in Beginning Genealogy, Part 2 by Peggy Laurizten.

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New England Deeds and Probate by Marian Pierre-Louis - brand new BONUS webinar for subscribers

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Are you stuck on an ancestor in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)? As Marian Pierre-Louis states in her new webinar, "New England Deeds and Probate," the answer you are looking for may be hiding in deeds or probate records.

Did you know that all the members of a family may be named in an old deed? Have you ever tried to get a close-up view of what your ancestors wore and the tools they used from an estate inventory? Learn how to use the records in New England Registry of Deeds and Probate Court to further your genealogical research. Deed and probate records can help resolve brick walls as well add breadth to your ancestor’s personal story.

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Presenter-1417732007Marian Pierre-Louis is a genealogical writer and speaker who specializes in southern New England research (Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts). Born and raised in Connecticut, she has lived in Massachusetts for almost 20 years. Marian has three generations of recent family ties to Rhode Island and also links to some very old Rhode Island lines.  As a result, these three states have become the focus of her research activity. Unlike most genealogists, Marian is spoiled to spend most of her time working with original records.  You will most often find her researching at a town hall, registry of deeds, probate court or the local cemetery. It’s a rare day that Marian has to sit in front of a microfilm reader.

Marian is actively engaged in social media.  You can find her starting conversations on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. She frequently speaks on New England topics including house history research, social media, African American research and a broad range of genealogical topics. She is the author of several blogs including: Marian's Roots & Rambles and The New England House Historian. She is the host of the new Internet radio show, Fieldstone Common. Listen to her each Thursday at FieldstoneCommon.

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GenealogyBank - The Power of Finding Our Ancestor's Stories - free webinar by Tom Kemp now online

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The recording of last night's educational, entertaining, and inspiring webinar, "GenealogyBank - The Power of Finding Our Ancestor's Stories" by Tom Kemp is now available to view for free at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for a limited time. Lots of great comments:

  • Good tip about searching for a person's birth without the first name. This worked for my grandmother.
  • Guess I won't be going to bed on time tonight. Not only was this information very useful, Tom really inspired us to get the stories! Thank you.
  • I didn't know about the passenger lists posted in newspapers. Thank you!

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  • Martha Benshura - Enemy Alien by Judy Russell. May 20.
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  • Making a Federal Case Out of It by Judy Russell (bonus webinar for annual/monthly webinar subscribers only). July 10.
  • Researching with Karen! by Karen Clifford. July 15.
  • Have Swedish Roots and Don't Know How to Get Started? by Kathy Meade. July 22.
  • Storyboard Your Family History by Lisa Alzo. July 29.
  • Mending Broken Ties: Reconstructing Family Trees Sawed by Slavery by Melvin J. Collier. July 31.
  • What's in a Name? Trouble! by Ron Arons. August 5.
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  • Break Down Brick Walls in Eastern European Research - Tips, Tools and Tricks by Lisa Alzo. September 2.
  • Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online by Kathy Meade. September 9.
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  • Researching Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink. September 16.
  • Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales by Kirsty Gray. September 23.
  • Maps Tell Some of the Story for the African-Ancestored Genealogist by Angela Walton-Raji. September 25.
  • Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega. September 30.
  • Wearables and Genealogy - Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait by Thomas MacEntee. October 7.
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FamilySearch Records Update: 9.8 million new records for Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Jamaica, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and the United States

FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 9.8 million indexed records and images for Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Jamaica, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 2,983,594 indexed records from the Croatia, Church Books, 1516–1994 collection; 57,446 indexed records and 1,785,969 images from the Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880–1999 collection; and 1,087,758 indexed records from the Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860–1975 collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

CollectionIndexed RecordsDigital ImagesComments
Canada, Saskatchewan, Catholic Church Records, 1846–1957 40,494 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Canada, Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850–1994 164,737 139,318 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860–1975 1,087,758 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Croatia, Church Books, 1516–1994 2,983,594 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880–1999 57,446 1,785,969 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
Peru, Catholic Church Records, 1603–1992 447,186 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Peru, Huánuco, Civil Registration, 1889–1997 0 46,666 Added images to an existing collection.
Peru, Lambayeque, Civil Registration, 1873–1998 53,466 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945–1984 0 2,508 Added images to an existing collection.
Philippines, Northern Samar, Roman Catholic Diocese of Catarman, Church Records, 1860–1983 0 63,212 New browsable image collection.
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805–2001 97,379 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, BillionGraves Index 363,233 363,233 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
US, Georgia, Deaths, 1928–1939 15,495 1,750 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
US, Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800–1991 0 894,662 Added images to an existing collection.
US, North Dakota Census, 1915 361,965 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, North Dakota Census, 1925 394,391 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
US, Ohio, Bloomfield Township, Brownwood Cemetery Records, 1824–2012 0 636 New browsable image collection.
US, Texas, Manifests of Aliens Granted Temporary Admission at El Paso, ca. July 1924–1954 117,170 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925–1949 346,070 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.