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Top 10 genealogy webinars PLUS the #1 rated — May 2023


We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 most-watched classes for May 2023! Are your favorite topics or instructors among the list? Need something new to learn? Use the list to get inspired!

Each month thousands of Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers head for the library to learn new skills and techniques to help improve their genealogy research. Among the now-1,991 genealogy classes in the members-only library, these were the most watched during the month of May 2023.  They aren't necessarily the newest classes but rather the topics that were sought out by our members.

Have you seen any of these classes? Are these among your favorites too? Some of these classes (and topics) might be new to you! Get inspired to learn more and make your genealogy journey more fun!

The Top 10 for May 2023

1. Samuel Witter vs. Samuel Witter: Separating Same Name Men, War of 1812 by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

2. Okay, I ‘Got the Neighbors’—Now What Do I Do with Them?! by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

3. How Do I Keep All This Stuff Straight: Organizing Your Research by Billie Stone Fogarty, M.Ed.

4. Using Multiple WATO Analyses to break through a Brick Wall by Maurice Gleeson

5. Elusive Ancestors: Never Too Poor to Trace by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

6. Fishing in Your Match List with MyHeritage DNA Tools by Paul Woodbury, MEd., AG

7. Introduction to and Overview of Microsoft PowerPoint – Class 1 of 8 by Seema Kenney

8. Name Changes and the Law by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

9. Margaret’s Baby’s Father & The Lessons He Taught Me by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

10. Spies, Slackers, and Aliens: Records of the American Protective League by Michael L. Strauss, AG

The Runner-Ups

11. Urban Mapping Tools by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

12. An Introduction to Investigative Genetic Genealogy by Ugo Perego, PhD, MSc

13. Working on the Railroad: Pullman Porters and Maids by Janice Lovelace, PhD

14. Convicts: From Trial to Freedom by Kerry Farmer

15. Smiths & Joneses: Success with Families of Common Name by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

16. Surname Origins – Why? When? Why then? by Wayne Shepheard

17. Hidden in Plain Site: English and Welsh websites by Mia Bennett

18. Trousers, Black Domestic, Tacks & Housekeeping Bills: Problem-Solving with “Trivial Details” by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

19. When Enough is Enough by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

20. Slow Down – Planning Your Research by Fiona Brooker

The 2nd Runner-Ups

21. Off the Shelf: The Unexplored Potential for eBooks in Genealogy by Cyndi Ingle

22. Working with German Vital Records You Find on MyHeritage by Katherine Schober, MA

23. Graphics in Microsoft PowerPoint – Class 3 of 8 by Seema Kenney

24. Formatting PowerPoint Text – Class 2 of 8 by Seema Kenney

25. Solving Unknown Parentage Mysteries with MyHeritage DNA by Michelle Leonard

26. Covering Your Bases: An Introduction to Autosomal DNA Coverage by Paul Woodbury, MEd., AG

27. Mastering Digital Filing for Genealogists by Cyndi Ingle

28. Daughters of the King to Mothers of a Nation by Lianne Kruger

29. The Latest Mobile Features on the MyHeritage App by Gilad Katz

30. The 5 steps to organizing your DNA in 2023 by Diahan Southard

Access to classes in the Legacy Family Tree Webinar library are available with an webinar membership. Not a member? Become one! Or watch one of our free classes here.

The #1 rated webinar in May 2023

After each live webinar, viewers rate the webinar on a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being the highest). This month's #1 rated webinar is:

Samuel Witter vs. Samuel Witter: Separating Same Name Men, War of 1812 by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL

Congrats to Elizabeth!


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