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Register for Webinar Wednesday - Using Church Records to Identify Ancestors by Mary Hill

LogowhiteChurch records contain a wealth of family history information. In this week's webinar, presented by Mary Hill, you wll learn what types of records different churches kept, how to determine your ancestor’s denomination, and where to locate these important records.

Join us for the live webinar Wednesday, October 23, 2013 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 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.


Supplemental Syllabus

Mary's 4 pages of supplemental syllabus materials are now available to download, save, or print. Click here and then click on the Download Syllabus button. Available for annual or monthly webinar subscribers. Click here to become a subscriber.

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Can't make it to the live event?

No worries. Its recording will be available for free for the first 7 days after the live event. Webinar Subscribers have unlimited access for the duration of their membership.

About the presenter 

HillMary100Mary E.V. Hill, MLS, AG ® (Southern States and Eastern 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.

Watch Mary's previous webinars here:

  • Colonial Immigrants: Who They Were and Where They Came From
  • Land Records Solve Research Problems
  • The Big 4 U.S. Record Sources
  • Use Your Digital Camera to Copy Records
  • FamilyRoots Organizer System

Register for Mary's upcoming webinars here:

  • Using Church Records to Identify Ancestors

Add it to your Google Calendar

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Webinar time

The webinar will be live on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at:

  • 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
  • 1pm Central
  • 12pm Mountain
  • 11am Pacific
  • 6pm GMT

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Here's how to attend:

  1. Register at today. It's free!
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
  3. You will receive a reminder email both 1 day and 1 hour prior to the live webinar.
  4. Calculate your time zone by clicking here.
  5. Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed on your computer. Check at
  6. Check your GoToWebinar connection here.
  7. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  8. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.

We look forward to seeing you all there!


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