Newspapers in Mexico - free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

Newspapers in Mexico - free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Lisa Medina, "Newspapers in Mexico" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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Did you know that there are hundreds of Mexican newspapers available in an online searchable database dating back to the 18th century? Learn tips and tricks for adding the Hemeroteca Nacional Digital de México (HNDM) to your list of sources for Mexican research, as well as a few other online collections of newspapers from México.

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Register for Friday's Mexico Research Series webinar: Newspapers in Mexico by Lisa Medina

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Did you know that there are hundreds of Mexican newspapers available in an online searchable database dating back to the 18th century? Learn tips and tricks for adding the Hemeroteca Nacional Digital de México (HNDM) to your list of sources for Mexican research, as well as a few other online collections of newspapers from México.

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LisaMedina-144x144Lisa Medina is an enthusiastic and experienced lecturer who brings together the stories and methodologies of genealogy with the effective pedagogies of a teacher in her presentations. She has experience researching in several U.S. states, as well as in the Mexican states of Jalisco, Nuevo León, Chihuahua, Sonora and Sinaloa. When not researching, Lisa is a Director of Admissions and Registrar at a California State University.

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Hunting For Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals - free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG, "Hunting For Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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Henry Steren was a German immigrant who lived in Quincy, Illinois. The United States records that were created about him indicate only that he was from the Province of Hanover in Germany. This lecture will detail how his town of origin and parents were identified, in spite of the lack of records naming him. Carefully researching each of his associates and correlating all available evidence reveals the origins of Henry. Use of the Genealogical Proof Standard is demonstrated. Complicating factors in this case are 1) very few records available for the person in question, 2) multiple people with the same given and last names, Steren is often confused with the common surname Stern.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday — Hunting For Henry: A Case Study Using Collaterals by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG

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Henry Steren was a German immigrant who lived in Quincy, Illinois. The United States records that were created about him indicate only that he was from the Province of Hanover in Germany. This lecture will detail how his town of origin and parents were identified, in spite of the lack of records naming him. Carefully researching each of his associates and correlating all available evidence reveals the origins of Henry. Use of the Genealogical Proof Standard is demonstrated. Complicating factors in this case are 1) very few records available for the person in question, 2) multiple people with the same given and last names, Steren is often confused with the common surname Stern.

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TeresaMcMillin2022-144x144Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, Certified Genealogist®, author of the Guide to Hanover Military Records, 1514-1866 on Microfilm at the Family History Library, is the owner of Lind Street Research, a company dedicated to helping people discover their German ancestry. She is a popular speaker for national, regional, and local genealogical societies. Recently she created and recorded two courses for Ancestry Academy at Ancestry.com. She has taught at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR). Reading German gothic script found in German records prior to the mid-1900s is second nature to her. Researching ancestors in Chicago and other areas of the Midwest is another of Teresa’s specialty areas. She is a multi-year attendee of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Teresa is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists, as well as many German and local genealogical societies. Teresa chairs the committee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists monthly webinar series. She is the webmaster for the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society in Arlington Heights, Illinois and is a genealogy volunteer at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

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Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools - free replay of tonight's BCG webinar by Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG now online for limited time

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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists and Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG, "Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.

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Marks and signatures can be highly effective tools when researchers are attempting to untangle the identities of our forebears. But how do you know whether the signature in front of you is original? Can you still use it as evidence in your case even if it’s not? These questions and more are answered by looking at the fundamental concepts of source and evidence analysis. Once you know how to evaluate your sources, we’ll go over a few records to look at when searching for those marks and signatures in your own research. And finally, we’ll look at some examples of published articles which incorporate the use of marks and signatures.

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Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar — Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools by Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG

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Marks and signatures can be highly effective tools when researchers are attempting to untangle the identities of our forebears. But how do you know whether the signature in front of you is original? Can you still use it as evidence in your case even if it’s not? These questions and more are answered by looking at the fundamental concepts of source and evidence analysis. Once you know how to evaluate your sources, we’ll go over a few records to look at when searching for those marks and signatures in your own research. And finally, we’ll look at some examples of published articles which incorporate the use of marks and signatures.

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NicoleLaRue-144x144Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG, is a full-time professional genealogist with articles in NGS Magazine and NGSQ. Nicole has served on the board of directors of the Association of Professional Genealogists and has presented at national conferences, in addition to teaching at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Special interests include researching women, “brick-wall” obstacles, and paleography.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday — The Migration of European Ancestors: Their Experiences and the Records, 1820-1920 by Nancy E. Loe, MA, MLS

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Many factors pushed or pulled our European immigrant ancestors to come to the New World. Follow in the footsteps of those who arrived between 1820 and 1920. What did our ancestors experience when they decided to leave their homes and communities to sail to America? What was the voyage like? How did they settle into their new homes? Then discover essential and unusual resources for migration research for all US and Canadian ports in this presentation.

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NancyLoe-144x144After a long professional career in academic archives and libraries, Nancy E. Loe, MA, MLS, is now a genealogy educator, researcher, and writer. She specializes in US and European research, and provides expert guidance on organizing research and family papers. Nancy’s first professional job was as Head Librarian for Genealogy and Local History at the public library in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she also co-founded the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society in 1980. Her website, www.sassyjanegenealogy.com, offers a blog, e-books, and a free monthly newsletter.

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The science behind MyHeritage DNA testing - replay of today's webinar by MyHeritage's Ethel Vol and Gal Zrihen now online and free

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The recording of today's webinar by MyHeritage's Ethel Vol and Gal Zrihen, "The science behind MyHeritage DNA testing" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

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In this special session, MyHeritage’s scientist will break down the science behind DNA – DNA inheritance, how DNA testing actually works, how raw results are analyzed, how DNA matching works and how we are able to find unknown relatives with it and estimate one’s ethnic origins. In the second part of the session we will go over DNA results and important tools available on MyHeritage, that can help in researching your family history and identify relatives and relationships.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar: The science behind MyHeritage DNA testing by Gal Zrihen and Ethel Vol

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In this special session, MyHeritage’s scientist will break down the science behind DNA – DNA inheritance, how DNA testing actually works, how raw results are analyzed, how DNA matching works and how we are able to find unknown relatives with it and estimate one’s ethnic origins. In the second part of the session we will go over DNA results and important tools available on MyHeritage, that can help in researching your family history and identify relatives and relationships.

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GalZrihen-144x144Gal Zrihen, Product Manager, responsible for MyHeritage DNA products. Leading a talented team of developers, QA Engineers, and designers to create and optimize DNA users’ entire journey — from ordering a DNA kit to making the most of their DNA results for genealogical research with MyHeritage’s constantly growing suite of features.

EthelVol-144x144Ethel Vol in a Bioinformatician at MyHeritage. She has an MSc. in Genetics and Bioinformatics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is a member of the DNA Science team which expands the company’s expertise in the realm of DNA analysis. She researches genetic data algorithms to develop and upgrade MyHeritage’s ethnicity, matching and other DNA based products.

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Freedom Bound: Escaping Bondage for Life in the North - free replay of today's webinar by Renate Yarborough Sanders now available for limited time

Freedom Bound: Escaping Bondage for Life in the North - free replay of today's webinar by Renate Yarborough Sanders now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Renate Yarborough Sanders, "Freedom Bound: Escaping Bondage for Life in the North" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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Before 1865, free blacks, as well as runaway and emancipated slaves, migrated or escaped to northern states (and Canada), hoping for a “better life” with more opportunities. In this presentation, we explore some of the reasons for this movement and review some of the many helpful records left by these antebellum northern migrants.

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