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2024 Legacy Family Tree Webinars series announced — adds AI series, England Research series, AND the "Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills" series continues


MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree Webinars are pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2024 Legacy Family Tree Webinars series, now in its 14th year. Choose from 168 classes taught by genealogy's leading educators which includes two brand new series: Artificial Intelligence for Genealogists, and England Counties Research. And for the second straight year, Elizabeth Shown Mills returns for the members-only series, "The Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills: Genealogy Problem Solving".

The new year will feature 112 speakers from 14 countries. We welcome 30 newcomers to the webinar series including Lynn Turner, AG (Director of the FamilySearch Library), Nathan Dylan Goodwin (acclaimed, bestselling British international genealogical crime mystery author), and Steve Little (AI Program Director of the National Genealogical Society).


Brand New Series: Artificial Intelligence for Genealogists

This innovative series explores the integration of AI into genealogical research. Discover how cutting-edge algorithms and AI tools streamline data analysis, unveil hidden connections, and revolutionize the approach to uncovering ancestral histories. This paragraph was written by AI, the rest of this announcement was not. :)

Brand New Series: England Counties Research

For the first time we will dive into England research at the county level. This year learn about Cumberland, Westmorland, Kent, Cornwall, Birmingham, and Buckinghamshire.

Returning Series: The Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills: Genealogy Problem Solving

After an incredible first year, Elizabeth Shown Mills returns with twelve more of her most beloved classes, teaching us how to break down our genealogy problems and create solutions with innovative strategies and sound methods.

This series is accessible only with a webinar membership. Webinar members have access to the live events, the class replays, and the class syllabus materials. Visit for the lineup. Must be signed in as a member to register and attend.

Webinar Wednesdays - Join us each Wednesday for "Webinar Wednesday". Reserve Wednesdays at 2pm (Eastern U.S. time) or for the night owls, the second Wednesday of each month is at 8pm.

We will ALSO continue to offer other unique classes.

Artificial Intelligence - How will AI help us find our ancestors? Find out this year.

England Counties Research - Got ancestors from England? You'll enjoy the brand new England Counties Research series. Learn from these experts: Mia Bennett, Joe Sanders, Helen V. Smith, Dr. Lesley Trotter, Mike Sharpe, and Richard Holt.

MyHeritage Webinars - For the eighth year, we will be the host of the exclusive webinar series, MyHeritage Webinars, where we will learn from both leading genealogists about how they use MyHeritage and from MyHeritage Product Managers about what's new at MyHeritage.

BCG - We are proud to once again host the monthly webinar series for the Board for Certification of Genealogists where we will learn from board-certified genealogists Shannon Green, Jerry Smith, Jill Morelli, Anne Morddel, Thomas W. Jones, David S. Ouimette, Debbie S. Miezala, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, Robbie Johnson, Yvette Hoitink, and Mary Kircher Roddy.

Down Under - The Down Under series continues into its sixth year! This series of webinars is designed for genealogists in Australia and New Zealand - at 12pm (noon) on the first Wednesday of each month (Sydney time). They'll have their very own Webinar Wednesday with convenient timing.

African Diaspora - The African Diaspora series, in its fourth year, will broadcast live the first Friday of every other month starting in February and will deliver educational webinars geared toward African-ancestored people in the United States and around the world. Speakers for the 2023 series include Ari Wilkins, Janice Lovelace, Renate Yarborough Sanders, Sharon Batiste Gillins, Orice Jenkins, and Nicka Smith.

O Canada - The O Canada series, also in its fourth year, will broadcast live the third Friday of every other month and will present educational classes with a focus on the broad range of ancestries found in Canada. Speakers for the series include Natalie Bodle, Johanne Gervais, Paul Milner, and Janice Nickerson.

Mexico Research - The Mexico research series, now in its third year, will broadcast live the third Friday, every other month, and will deliver educational webinars geared toward Mexican-ancestored people in the United States and around the world. Speakers for the 2024 series include Joy Oria, Lisa Medina, Nefi Arenas Salazar, Colleen Robledo Greene, and Judy G. Russell.

24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon - Our 5th annual marathon will be held April 11-12. More than 55,000 registered for last year's epic event.

Webtember - Our wildly-popular online genealogy conference is now in its fourth year. Mark your calendars for each Friday in September.

Webinar Shorts - When you have just a few minutes, but want to learn genealogy, turn to our Webinar Shorts. Each how-to video helps you sharpen your genealogy skills in 20 minutes or less. New short videos will appear throughout the year. A membership benefit.

TechZone - Build your tech skills in 10 minutes or less. New videos will appear throughout the year. A membership benefit.

The Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills: Genealogy Problem Solving - Join us each month as Elizabeth teaches us how to break down our genealogy problems and create solutions with innovative strategies and sound methods.

How to register

Sign up (it's FREE!*) for one or for all of them today and you will receive a reminder email both one day and two hours prior to the live event. (*The "Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills" series is included free for webinar members.)


Webinar Brochure

Print the 2024 brochure to share with your friends, genealogy society, or Family History Center. memberships

All live webinars are free (except for the members-only "The Best of Elizabeth Shown Mills" series) and their recordings are free to watch for the first 7 days. With a webinar membership you get these additional benefits:

  • Access to 1) all the existing 2,100+ classes in the library, 2) plus the 160+ webinars that will be added during the 2024 season, 3) plus any additional bonus members-only webinars (hundreds of these so far) – all available for the duration of your membership
  • Access to all 8,000+ pages of instructors' handouts plus the new handouts of the 2024 season
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Chance for a bonus members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Advanced navigation of videos with playlists and chapters
  • Exclusive section for all webinars you've registered for
  • Option to bookmark your favorites
  • Additional 5% off anything at

It's just $49.95/year.

Learn more or join.

Nowhere else - on land, at sea, or online - will you find genealogy courses as comprehensive, diverse, or as numerous as you will find at

2024 Speakers


Lots of brand new speakers join many of your favorites for 2024. One of them may be the one to help you break down your genealogical brick wall. Don't miss even one week! We welcome these new speakers to our webinar series:

  • Alec Ferretti
  • Andrew Redfern
  • Anne Morddel, CG
  • Cheri Daniels, MSLS
  • Christine E. Neumann
  • Dawn Carlile
  • Diana Elder, AG
  • Dr. Lesley Trotter
  • Eliza Watson
  • Gail Jackson Miller, CG
  • Jenny Hansen
  • Jenny Joyce
  • Jerry Smith, CG
  • Joe Saunders
  • Johanne Gervais
  • Katy Bodenhorn Barnes
  • Linda Yip
  • Lynn Turner, AG
  • Mike Sharpe
  • Nathan Dylan Goodwin
  • Nefi Arenas Salazar, AG
  • Nitay Elboym
  • Orice Jenkins
  • Paula Williams
  • Peggy Jude
  • Richard Holt
  • Richard Miller
  • Robbie Johnson, CG
  • Steve Little
  • Ute Brandenburg

Click here to register.



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