Register for Webinar Wednesday — Finding Your Ancestors at the National SAR Genealogical Research Library by Cheri Daniels, MSLS

Register for Webinar Wednesday — Finding Your Ancestors at the National SAR Genealogical Research Library by Cheri Daniels, MSLS

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution has been collecting research material since its beginning in 1889. Not many people know that their national headquarters and award winning genealogical research library is located in Downtown Louisville Kentucky. Join us on a tour of the research facility and take a deep dive into the rare and expansive collection that awaits national researchers of all skill levels and timeline needs.

About the presenter

Cheri Daniels, MSLS, serves as Director of Library & Archives for the National SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) Genealogical Research Library located at the national SAR headquarters in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Spanning a career of over 25 years, Daniels has worked in various types of libraries and archives, with the most recent decade spent leading the library and archives department for the Kentucky Historical Society, editing their online genealogy publication, Kentucky Ancestors, and producing their statewide genealogy television program. When she is not writing, researching, and speaking on the national stage, she is producing and hosting her own podcast, BloodRoot, to share stories from her own genealogy journey. Daniels is also a contributing author to the book, Genealogy and the Librarian, published in 2018. You can learn more about her personal projects and upcoming speaking engagements at genealogyliteracy.com..

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Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections — free replay of today's BCG webinar by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL now available for limited time

Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections — free replay of today's BCG webinar by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL now available for limited time

The recording of today's BCG webinar by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL, "Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.

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Oral genealogies celebrate ancestral connections in indigenous cultures across Asia-Pacific. As one paramount chief in Samoa declared, “The most important thing for children to understand is their family connections. The knowledge of history is their treasure—not gold and silver, but genealogy.” Learn about the significance and richness of oral genealogies and current efforts to preserve them in Asia and the Pacific.

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Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar — Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL

Register for Tuesday's BCG webinar — Oral Genealogy in Asia-Pacific: The Essence of Personal Identity and Tribal Connections by David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL

Oral genealogies celebrate ancestral connections in indigenous cultures across Asia-Pacific. As one paramount chief in Samoa declared, “The most important thing for children to understand is their family connections. The knowledge of history is their treasure—not gold and silver, but genealogy.” Learn about the significance and richness of oral genealogies and current efforts to preserve them in Asia and the Pacific.

About the presenter

David Ouimette, Certified Genealogist®, Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠, manages Content Strategy for Asia and the Pacific at FamilySearch, prioritizing records of genealogical value for digital preservation and online publication. His team prioritizes camera placement and targets records for preservation in national, regional, and local archives. David has researched in several hundred archives in over sixty countries spanning all continents. Previously, David was product manager at Ancestry.com, responsible for family trees, United States records, DNA testing, and the search experience. David regularly lectures at national genealogical conferences and institutes. He serves as a Trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists and has served as Vice President of the Utah Genealogical Association and on the board of the National Genealogical Society. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics from Brigham Young University, has contributed articles to many magazines and journals, and authored Finding Your Irish Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide. David and his wife, Deanna, live in Highland, Utah, are the parents of eight children, and have seven grandchildren.

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Researching Cornish Ancestors by Lesley Trotter, PhD—free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

Researching Cornish Ancestors by Lesley Trotter, PhD—free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Lesley Trotter, PhD, "Researching Cornish Ancestors” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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Discover the key resources available for researching Cornish ancestry. Learn about the different archives in Cornwall, what they hold and how to access their collections. Find out which Cornish records are available online and where to find them. Hear about the finding aids and local groups that can help with your research, and get a better understanding of how key features of Cornish history like Methodism, mining and migration shaped Cornish family histories. Whether you are researching from afar or planning to visit Cornwall, this talk will help you with starting to research your Cornish ancestors. Please note that the talk assumes you have already watched ‘Introduction to County Research in England’.

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Chinese Immigration in the South by Grant Din—free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

Chinese Immigration in the South

The recording of today's webinar by Grant Din, "Chinese Immigration in the South” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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A little-known part of American history is the Asian immigrants who settled in the South in the 1800s and 1900s. Some were brought to work in agriculture, others established groceries and other businesses. Under Jim Crow segregation, they had different statuses as “Colored” or “White” depending on where they lived and the time.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday — Chinese Immigrants in the South by Grant Din

Register for Webinar Wednesday — Chinese Immigrants in the South by Grant Din

A little-known part of American history is the Asian immigrants who settled in the South in the 1800s and 1900s. Some were brought to work in agriculture, others established groceries and other businesses. Under Jim Crow segregation, they had different statuses as “Colored” or “White” depending on where they lived and the time.

About the presenter

Grant Din has conducted genealogical research for over thirty years and currently serves on the board of the California Genealogical Society. He served on the staff of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation for eight years and currently volunteers there to manage the Immigrant Voices website with over 220 stories of West Coast immigrants from throughout the world. Grant's interest in genealogy started at a wedding reception in his youth, where a relative showed him a page from a family tree showing he is in the 36th generation of the Gong family (he's also a 24th generation Owyang). He holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University, an M.A. in public policy analysis from Claremont Graduate University, and a B.A. in sociology with emphasis on urban studies from Yale University, and has traveled throughout the U.S., China, and Japan for his research. Recently, Grant was a part of the research team for The Six, an upcoming film about the Chinese who survived the Titanic. He has over thirty years of experience in the Bay Area non-profit sector and lives with his family in Oakland, CA.

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10 Reasons Why MyHeritage is a Genealogist’s Best Friend—free replay of today's webinar by Melissa Barker now available for limited time

10 Reasons Why MyHeritage is a Genealogist’s Best Friend—free replay of today's webinar by Melissa Barker now available for limited time
The recording of today's webinar by Melissa Barker, "10 Reasons Why MyHeritage is a Genealogist’s Best Friend” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

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There are many genealogical research databases and resources out there, and we should be using everything we can to locate and document our ancestors. Learn from a professional genealogist and archivist why MyHeritage can be a genealogist’s best friend with the records available on their website.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Series webinar — 10 Reasons Why MyHeritage is a Genealogist’s Best Friend by Melissa Barker

Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — 10 Reasons Why MyHeritage is a Genealogist’s Best Friend by Melissa Barker

There are many genealogical research databases and resources out there, and we should be using everything we can to locate and document our ancestors. Learn from a professional genealogist and archivist why MyHeritage can be a genealogist’s best friend with the records available on their website.

About the presenter

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual presentations across the United States and other countries for various genealogy groups and societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives and is a well-known published book reviewer. She has been a Professional Genealogist for the past 17 years with expertise in Tennessee records. She has been researching her own family history for the past 32 years.

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10 Unexpected Places to Find Ancestor Photos Online—free replay of today's webinar by Elizabeth Swanay O'Neal now available for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar by Elizabeth Swanay O'Neal, "10 Unexpected Places to Find Ancestor Photos Online” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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It is wonderful to uncover the facts of an ancestor’s life, but putting a face to a name is the most amazing discovery of all. Expand your search for your ancestor’s faces with these ten “unexpected” online resources!

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Register for Tuesday's Down Under webinar: 10 Unexpected Places to Find Ancestor Photos Online Family History by Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal

Register for Tuesday's Down Under webinar: 10 Unexpected Places to Find Ancestor Photos Online Family History by Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal

It is wonderful to uncover the facts of an ancestor’s life, but putting a face to a name is the most amazing discovery of all. Expand your search for your ancestor’s faces with these ten “unexpected” online resources!

About the presenter

Elizabeth Swanay O’Neal is a professional genealogist, writer, educator, and national genealogical speaker. Her specialties include methodology, technology, and online research resources. Since 1987, Elizabeth has made it her goal to research, share, and preserve her family stories. She is the author of the family history lifestyle website, Heart of the Family™ where her mission is to help others make the past part of their present.

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