Discovering Your Massachusetts Ancestors - free webinar Wednesday, January 18 by Marian Pierre-Louis
January 12, 2012
If you have ancestors from Massachusetts, you won't want to miss this free webinar presented by Marian Pierre-Louis on Wednesday, January 18, 2012.
From the arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620, Massachusetts has maintained some of the best-kept records for genealogists. This abundance has made it easier to research in the state. Even so, it's helpful to have a roadmap to cover almost 400 years of history. Join Marian Pierre-Louis as she provides an overview of researching in the Bay state and gets you on the right path to finding your Massachusetts ancestors.
The live webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 2PM Eastern U.S., so register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day.
About the presenter
Marian 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 author of:
- Researching Your Connecticut Ancestors webinar-on-CD.
- Cracking the Case of Nathan Brown's parents webinar-on-CD.
Marian will be presenting Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.
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The webinar will be live on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at:
- 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
- 1pm Central
- 12pm Mountain/Arizona
- 11am Pacific
- 7pm GMT
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Here's how to attend:
- Register at www.LegacyFamilyTree.com/webinars.asp today. It's free!
- You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
- You will receive a reminder email during the week prior to the webinar.
- Calculate your time zone by clicking here.
- 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.
- Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
I won't be able to see this webinar since it will be during the work-day.
Will there be a way to see it at another time?
Posted by: Kaye | January 13, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Yes, all the webinars are recorded and published to our archives for free for 10 days following the live event at www.LegacyFamilyTree.com/webinars.asp. Or they are also available in our webinar-on-CD library at http://www.legacyfamilytreestore.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=4
Posted by: Geoff Rasmussen | January 13, 2012 at 12:46 PM