Register for Webinar Wednesday - Effective Use of GENUKI: England’s Largest Free Genealogy website by Paul Milner
Effective Use of GENUKI: England’s Largest Free Genealogy website - free webinar by Paul Milner now online for limited time

Announcing The 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon - March 12-13, 2020 - Registration now open


We're excited to announce The 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon, an unprecedented event hosted by and MyHeritage. The marathon will begin on Thursday, March 12 at 5pm eastern U.S. time (Friday, March 13 at 8am Sydney time) and end on Friday, March 13 at 5pm eastern U.S. time (Saturday, March 14 Sydney time).

Visit to register (free!)

You will learn how to trace your ancestors from the world's top genealogists and educators. From advanced Googling to DNA, from The Great Lakes to Australia and Germany, there's something for everyone... in every time zone. And thanks to and MyHeritage, the entire event is free! Pop in for a session or two, or stick around for the full 24 hours — it's completely up to you. There will even be time for Q&A and door prizes.

How to Listen In

Register at Live attendance is limited to the first 3,000 attendees. If you can't join us in real time, we've got you covered: all recordings will be available absolutely free for a week. Beyond that, you can watch them anytime with a webinar membership to

The Lectures

Viewers will enjoy a wide variety of lectures of genealogy and DNA. Each class will be 45 minutes long including time for questions at the end. The full schedule is shown below.


Title Speaker Sydney London / GMT Eastern U.S.
How Do I Know It's Correct: Evidence and Proof  Rebecca Koford, CG, CGL Fri Mar 13, 8am Thu Mar 12, 9pm Thu Mar 12, 5pm
Not Who He Once Was: Tips for Finding Your Name-Changing Ancestor  Mary Kircher Roddy, CG  9am  10pm  6pm
A Vast and Virtual Genealogical Library is Waiting for Your Exploration  Mike Mansfield  10am  11pm  7pm
How DNA Influences Our Identity  Diahan Southard  11am  Fri Mar 13, 12am  8pm
Searching By Name: Swedish Records Using ArkivDigital  Kathy Meade  12pm  1am  9pm
Advanced Googling for Your Grandma   Cyndi Ingle  1pm  2am  10pm
Can a Dead Man Sign a Deed?   Kelvin L. Meyers  2pm  3am  11pm
Civil Registration in Australia   Helen V. Smith  3pm  4am  Fri Mar 13, 12am
Four Sources for New Zealand Family History   Fiona Brooker  4pm  5am  1am
Documents of Death   Helen V. Smith  5pm  6am  2am
MyHeritage DNA 101  Ran Snir  6pm  7am  3am
Emigration via Hamburg   Andrea Bentschneider  7pm  8am  4am
Thankful Villages: the Impact of World War One on Communities   Kirsty Gray  8pm  9am  5am
Empower yourself with the MyHeritage DNA Health test  Shahar Bitton  9pm  10am  6am
How to Use Dutch Parish Records from the 17th and 18th Century   John Boeren  10pm  11am  7am
Researching a Hessian Soldier   Craig R. Scott, MA, CG  11pm  12pm  8am
Researching Scandinavian Ancestors? It's Amazing What You Can Learn  Mike Mansfield  Sat Mar 14, 12am  1pm  9am
Black, Yellow, Red: Find Your Belgian Ancestors!   Marie Cappart  1am  2pm  10am
The Third Coast: How the Great Lakes Shaped America   Cari Taplin, CG  2am  3pm  11am
Digital Image Workflows That Really Work   Denise May Levenick  3am  4pm  12pm
The Coded Census: Deciphering U.S. Census   Thomas MacEntee  4am  5pm  1pm
Advanced Features of   Daniel Horowitz  5am  6pm  2pm
The Science of Family History  Devin Ashby  6am  7pm  3pm
"My Ancestors Were Normans" - Oh Really? Prove It!   Dr. Bruce Durie  7am  8pm  4pm


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The Speakers

Speakers come from Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Germany, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, Scotland and the United States.


Looking forward to "seeing" you there!











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