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We're excited to announce The 2nd Annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon hosted by and MyHeritage. The marathon will begin on Thursday, April 8 at 5pm eastern U.S. time (Friday, April 9 at 7am Sydney time) and end on Friday, April 9 at 7pm eastern U.S. time (Saturday, April 10 at 9am Sydney time).

Visit to register (free!)

You will learn how to trace your ancestors from the world's top genealogists and educators. From creating your own YouTube channel to DNA, from Cherokee ancestry to Canada and England, 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. (We couldn't resist - there are actually 26 hours of classes!) There will even be time for Q&A and door prizes.

How to Listen In

Register at Live attendance for each session is limited to the first 1,000 attendees. If you can't join us in real time, we've got you covered: all recordings will be available afterwards 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.
Four Factors Influencing Your DNA Ethnicity Results Diahan Southard Fri Apr 9, 7am Thu Apr 8, 9pm Thu Apr 8, 5pm
Putting Down Roots For Future Generations Tammy Priolo  8am  10pm  6pm
Learning More about American Female Ancestors Prior to 1850 Gena Philibert-Ortega  9am  11pm  7pm
Create Your Own YouTube Channel to Store and Share Family Videos Lianne Kruger  10am  Fri Apr 9, 12am  8pm
Genealogy Gifts and Games Janice Nickerson  11pm  1am  9pm
Osiyo to Cherokee Ancestry Nicka Smith  12pm  2am  10pm
Record As You Go, Cite As You Go, & File As You Go Cyndi Ingle  1pm  3am  11pm
Write As You Go! An Methodology for Efficient Report Writing Jill Morelli, CG  2pm  4am  Fri Apr 9, 12am
Surname Slip-Ups: Baffling Beginnings Carol Baxter  3pm  5am  1am
Begotten by Fornication: Illegitimacy records in England and Wales Helen V. Smith  4pm  6am  2am
Finding Jewish Records in the MyHeritage Search Engine Daniel Horowitz  5pm  7am  3am
Using MyHeritage Tools to Improve Your Family Tree Data MyHeritage  6pm  8am  4am
Leaving a paper trail - Other German sources besides church books and civil records Andrea Bentschneider  7pm  9am  5am
Tears of Joy: Families Reunited Through Genetic Genealogy and MyHeritage DNA Daniel Horowitz  8pm  10am  6am
Townlands, Parishes and Baronies - understanding land administrative divisions in Ireland Natalie Bodle  9pm  11am  7am
Researching Your Ancestors in the City of Philadelphia Michael L. Strauss, AG  10pm  12pm  8am
African American Migration North to Canada Angela Walton-Raji 11pm  1pm  9am
How to Find Birth, Marriage and Death Registrations in Canada Kathryn Lake Hogan Sat Apr 10, 12am  2pm  10am
Street Names and Numbers: Grid Changes, Renaming, and More Thomas MacEntee  1am  3pm  11am
Expanding The Details From Published Local Histories J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA  2am  4pm  12pm
Mother Nature's Impact on Family Migration & Relocation Wayne Shepheard  3am  5pm  1pm
Matrimonio a la española: Spanish marital customs & marriage records Daniel Smith-Ramos  4am  6pm  2pm
Collaboration and Correspondence for DNA Paul Woodbury  5am  7pm  3pm
Tracing Your Pre-WWI British Soldier Paul Milner  6am  8pm  4pm
Organization: The Key to Successful Research Teri E. Flack 7am 9pm 5pm
Superb Seven: Fabulous Avenues for Finding Family in Manuscript Collections Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS 8am 10pm 6pm


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The Speakers

Speakers come from Australia, Canada, Israel, Germany, Northern Ireland, Belgium and the United States.


Looking forward to "seeing" you there!



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