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Register for Friday's Mexico Research Series webinar — Mexican American Mutual Aid Societies by Joy Oria

Register for Friday's Mexico Research Series webinar — Mexican American Mutual Aid Societies by Joy Oria

Mutualistas, or mutual aid societies, sprang up in Mexican American communities in the early 20th century to protect and assist members facing economic hardships or discrimination. Health insurance, burial assistance, legal advocacy, cultural activities, and member participation are detailed in an extraordinary array of records.

About the presenter

Houston native Joy Oria has spoken nationally on Hispanic genealogical research and completed the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy course Advanced Hispanic Research in 2020. She helped customers discover their family history at the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston, Texas from 2015 to 2022. Her earlier career experiences include zookeeper and park ranger. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in Library Science with the University of North Texas.

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Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs — free replay of today's webinar by Diana Elder, AG, AGL now available for limited time

Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs — free replay of today's webinar by Diana Elder, AG, AGL now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Diana Elder, AG, AGL, "Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

When documentary research has been exhausted, DNA can be employed to suggest new avenues for research. Network graphs create clusters of DNA matches to research and find new possibilities for ancestral origins.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 30 minute recording of "Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday — Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs by Diana Elder, AG

Register for Webinar Wednesday — Explore Uncharted Paths in Tracing Brick Wall Ancestors Through DNA Network Graphs by Diana Elder, AG

When documentary research has been exhausted, DNA can be employed to suggest new avenues for research. Network graphs create clusters of DNA matches to research and find new possibilities for ancestral origins.

About the presenter

Diana Elder AG, is a professional genealogist accredited in the Gulf South region of the United States and serves as a Commissioner for The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). Diana authored Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide and co-authored the companion volume, Research Like a Pro with DNA: A Genealogist’s Guide to Finding and Confirming Ancestors with DNA Evidence. She created the study group and eCourse that teach the Research Like a Pro process through videos and learning modules. Diana and her daughter, Nicole, share research tips on their website, Family Locket, and host the Research Like a Pro genealogy podcast. Diana regularly teaches at genealogy conferences such as RootsTech and the National Genealogy Society Conference. She also presents webinars and seminars to local genealogy societies across the United States.

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The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review — free replay of today's webinar by Shannon Green, CG now available for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists and Shannon Green, CG, "The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

How do you know when you have genealogical proof? You apply the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) to your completed research. The GPS is how genealogists test conclusions–whether it is your research or other people’s research. Recognize why meeting the GPS is essential and when it is appropriate. Learn about the five interdependent components of the GPS. Understanding the GPS and being able to apply it will hone your research skills.

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Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar — The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review by Shannon Green, CG

Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar — The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review by Shannon Green, CG

 

About the presenter

Shannon Green, CG, is a genealogy researcher, writer, and educator. She started looking into her ancestry in 2010 and has been debunking family lore, overturning family traditions, and wrecking the idealized version of her family history ever since. Her research is primarily focused on extending her female lines. She earned the Certified Genealogist credential in 2017 and renewed her credential in 2022. Shannon serves as a trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists and as a trustee for the BCG Education Fund and is a former instructor for Boston University’s Genealogy Principles course. Her articles have been published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, the NYG&B Record, and the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, and the National Genealogical Society Magazine, among others. She has an undergraduate degree from Duke University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. Shannon lives in Greenwood Village, Colorado with her husband and three children.

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New Webinar Short: Filing – Unlocking Order in Chaos by Fiona Brooker

New Webinar Short: Filing – Unlocking Order in Chaos by Fiona Brooker

Webinar Shorts are a bonus feature for members at Legacy Family Tree Webinars that provide you with genealogy classes in 20 minutes or less.  Enjoy this new Webinar Short "Filing – Unlocking Order in Chaos" by Fiona Brooker.

Webinar Short Description

Learn how to capture and organize your digital information better. We’ll talk about folders, downloading, the snipping tool, creating files and tags. But most importantly you need practice consistency across all these actions.

About the Presenter

Fiona BrookerFiona Brooker is a professional genealogist (Memories In Time) who has been actively researching her family history for over 35 years, inspired by two marriage certificates and a collection of family letters written from New Zealand back to her immigrant ancestor’s family in Devon. Whilst living and researching in the UK, she studied and gained a Higher Certificate in Genealogy from the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies and is a ProGen graduate. Fiona has served as both President and Treasurer of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists (NZSG). She has organised family history conferences and expos in New Zealand. As well as helping people with their family history research, Fiona’s passion is to preserve today as much as the past and to get the research out of folders and the computer and into the hands of family members so that they can learn about their heritage.

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A Military Heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records — free replay of today's Down Under webinar by Cathie Sherwood now available for limited time

A Military Heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records — free replay of today's Down Under webinar by Cathie Sherwood now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Cathie Sherwood, "A Military Heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Many Australians will have a soldier or sailor somewhere in their family tree, particularly from the 20th century onwards. Finding those ancestors who served in Australian contingents during World War One or Two for example, is a relatively straightforward process, mainly because the records are mostly available in Australian archives. However, once the search moves back into the 19th or 18th century, then it can become a more complicated puzzle. This presentation provides an overview of the military history of Europe during the 19th and 18th centuries and outlines the range of records which are available, such as those at The National Archives (UK) in particular as well as Australian archives and military museums and an increasing number of online resources. The wealth of detail will help reveal the life of your military ancestor and may even be able to take your research back into the 18th century.

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Ron Arons, R.I.P.

RonArons-new-400x400Our genealogy world is sad today after hearing of the sudden passing of Ron Arons. Not only was Ron the guy in prison clothes at genealogy conferences, he also had the biggest smile in the room. He was kind, intelligent, and a friend.

I remember Ron's first webinar with us, Putting Flesh on the Bones. It was different than any previous webinar. It didn't contain the usual list of websites to check, or a step-by-step tutorial on using some kind of tech. It was a case study. I think it was our first case study. I remember the audience wondering when he would get to the "good stuff". By the end, they were commenting how they could apply his techniques to their own research. Some of their comments:

"Gives me the inspiration to look further into my ancestors lives!"

"Delightful case study, loved the sense of humor!"

"Entertaining story!"

"It's opened up many more avenues for me to check out."

"This webinar gives me hope."

"I learned so much and laughed so much, too."

"I was enthralled with every twist and turn which Ron presented on this part of his family."

"Loved it! A nice departure from the usual fare - and I learned a few things."

"What an entertaining person Ron is. This was informative and hilarious and everything all in one! I enjoyed it tremendously."

Ron was like this in real life—inspiring, delightful, and entertaining. We will miss this. We will miss him. We are better because we knew him.


Register for Wednesday's Down Under webinar: A military heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records by Cathie Sherwood

Register for Wednesday's Down Under webinar: A military heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records by Cathie Sherwood

Many Australians will have a soldier or sailor somewhere in their family tree, particularly from the 20th century onwards. Finding those ancestors who served in Australian contingents during World War One or Two for example, is a relatively straightforward process, mainly because the records are mostly available in Australian archives. However, once the search moves back into the 19th or 18th century, then it can become a more complicated puzzle. This presentation provides an overview of the military history of Europe during the 19th and 18th centuries and outlines the range of records which are available, such as those at The National Archives (UK) in particular as well as Australian archives and military museums and an increasing number of online resources. The wealth of detail will help reveal the life of your military ancestor and may even be able to take your research back into the 18th century.

About the presenter

Passionate about history and addicted to family history, Cathie has been researching her Irish, English and Scottish ancestors for over forty years. She was a university lecturer in digital technology and education, retiring as an Associate Professor. Cathie holds a Master’s degree in education, university qualifications in history and computer education, and has completed the Society of Australian Genealogist’s Diploma in Family Historical Studies and Certificate in Genealogical Research. Since her retirement, Cathie now utilises her computer and education knowledge and skills as a professional genealogist, educator and speaker.

As the principal and founder of Family History Academy, Cathie combines her love of family history with her technology skills. She coordinates innovative and interactive genealogy education opportunities in partnership with experienced and highly-respected lecturers.

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The Latest Photo Feature from MyHeritage — free replay of today's webinar by Tal Erlichman now available

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The recording of today's webinar by Tal Erlichman, "The Latest Photo Feature from MyHeritage” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

Webinar Description

Explore the exciting latest addition to the MyHeritage arsenal of photo features! Since 2020, MyHeritage has led the world in technologies that help you see your family photos in a new light. In this session, Tel Erlichman, VP of Product at MyHeritage, will tell you all about the most recent feature and how it will enrich your family history research through family photos.

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