Register for Webinar Wednesday - Tracking Your Digital Breadcrumbs: Bookmarks, Toolbars, Notes, and Other Applications by Cyndi Ingle

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Clicking links means you can start off on a web site for one specific topic and end up dozens of web sites away on many different topics. It’s easy to get lost and lose focus on what you were trying to find in the first place. And with so many web sites to use in your research, how do you keep track of them all? How do you organize what you use regularly? How can you get back to a site at some point in the future? We have several ways to help you gain control of your digital bread crumbs.
 
Join us and Cyndislist.com's Cyndi Ingle for the live webinar Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 

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About the presenter

CyndiIngle-144x144Cyndi is the creator, owner and "webmaster" of the award-winning web site Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet, www.CyndisList.com, a categorized index to more than 335,000 online resources. In its first three years, Cyndi's List was three times voted the best genealogy site on the World Wide Web. It helps millions of visitors worldwide each month and has been featured in the media and diverse publications, including ABC News, NBC News, USA Today, Time, Newsweek, Parade Magazine, Wired, Family Tree Magazine, Family Chronicle, and Internet Genealogy magazines. Cyndi has been interviewed for many television and radio broadcasts including ABC News, NBC News, the BBC, and National Public Radio. She has also participated in the Ancestors II television series on PBS. Cyndi, a genealogist for more than 35 years, is a past-member of the board of directors for the National Genealogical Society. Cyndi is an internationally known guest lecturer for various genealogical society meetings and seminars (http://www.CyndisList.com/speaking-calendar/). She has lectured for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, GENTECH, Brigham Young University, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Genealogical Society, the Washington Library Association, the Florida Library Association, the American Library Association and numerous local genealogical societies in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Cyndi has authored numerous articles and three books. Before her life on the Internet, Cyndi worked as an international banker specializing in foreign exchange and computer networks. Cyndi, her son, Evan, and three Boston Terriers live in Edgewood, Washington.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage webinar: MyHeritage Mobile App: New Features by Guy Tsype

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Check out the new features and improvements to the MyHeritage mobile app.
 
Join us and MyHeritage's Guy Tsype for the live webinar Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 

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GuyTsype-144x144Guy Tsype is responsible for the MyHeritage iOS and Android apps. He leads a talented team that includes developers, QA engineers, and a designer to give MyHeritage users the best experience on their mobile devices. He comes from the MyHeritage R&D department where he served as a Release Manager for the Mobile Team.

 

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Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records - free webinar by Dr. Bruce Durie now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records” by Dr. Bruce Durie is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

ScotlandsPlaces sounds like it is only about geography, right? In fact there is a great deal of information about people in this large, comprehensive and completely free-to-use resource. Tax and Land Records, Ordnance Survey Name Books, Reports, Publications and Burgh Records, Archaeological Records, Maps, Surveys, Plans, Drawings and Photographs and more.
 
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MyHeritage Mobile App: New Features 6/11/2019

Guy Tsype

Initiation à MyHeritage ADN (French) 6/12/2019

Marie Cappart

Tracking Your Digital Bread Crumbs: Bookmarks, Toolbars, Notes, and Other Applications 6/12/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Using Another Library Source: the Government Document Section 6/18/2019

Patricia Stamm, CG, CGL

Researching in New Mexico 6/19/2019

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Hidden content treasures you might have missed at MyHeritage 6/25/2019

Mike Mansfield

A Month's Worth of Must-Have Tech Tips To Start Using Today 6/26/2019

Gena Philibert-Ortega

5 Steps to Becoming a Good Ancestor 6/28/2019

Marian Pierre-Louis

Remedies for Copy & Paste Genealogy 7/2/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Lesser Used Records for Research in the Netherlands 7/16/2019

Yvette Hoitink, CG

Finding Families in New Zealand 8/6/2019

Fiona Brooker

Ten Tools for Genealogical Writing 8/20/2019

Harold Henderson, CG

Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research 9/3/2019

Paul Milner

Civil Law Concepts and Genealogy 9/17/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

The Stories Behind the Segments 10/1/2019

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records 10/15/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure 11/5/2019

Helen Smith

Native American Research: Things You May Not Know 11/19/2019

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA

Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest 12/3/2019

Paul Milner

Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders 12/17/2019

J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

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New "Member Friday" Webinar - "Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North by Judy G. Russell, CG

New "Member Friday" Webinar - "Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North by Judy G. Russell, CG

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them!   This Friday enjoy ""Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North" by Judy G. Russell, CG. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always free.

Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North

Slavery's force was felt far north of the Mason-Dixon Line, and the Black Laws of northern states created valuable records for tracing African-American families. Learn how understanding this law and its records can be uniquely rewarding for descendants of slaves and slaveowners alike, and of those who were their neighbors and friends. 

"Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North by Judy G. Russell, CG


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About the Presenter


Judy RussellA genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and journalism from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, and holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, until recently Judy was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School. Judy is a Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother's side and entirely in Germany on her father's side. Visit her website at www.legalgenealogist.com.

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Register for Webinar Friday - Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records by Dr. Bruce Durie

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ScotlandsPlaces sounds like it is only about geography, right? In fact there is a great deal of information about people in this large, comprehensive and completely free-to-use resource. Tax and Land Records, Ordnance Survey Name Books, Reports, Publications and Burgh Records, Archaeological Records, Maps, Surveys, Plans, Drawings and Photographs and more.
 
Join us and Dr. Bruce Durie for the live webinar Friday, June 7, 2019. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 

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BruceDurie-144x144Dr. Bruce Durie is considered one of Scotland's top genealogists, with an international reputation. He is perhaps best known for his eight-year BBC radio series, “Digging Up Your Roots” and “A House with A Past”, and he has authored over 30 books, including the best-selling “Scottish Genealogy” now in its 4th edition. His background is in medicine and neuropharmacology, as well as holding a doctoral degree in history and education.
 
Bruce founded, delivered and ran the much-acclaimed Postgraduate Program in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, including a full-time, online, one-year Masters Genealogical Studies programme. He now teaches courses on Genealogy, Documents and Heraldry as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
 
He is well known for speaking, lecturing and presenting workshops on various aspects of Scottish genealogy, heraldry, history and culture worldwide but particularly in the UK, USA and Canada.
 
His latest book is "Your Scottish-American Ancestry" and forthcoming are:
  • "Celt-ish: Uncovering the Great 'Celtic' Conspiracy" (The History Press, late 2019/early 2020)
  • “The American Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Arbroath” (early 2020)

(see www.brucedurie.co.uk/books.html)

Other honours and awards:

  • Shennachie (Genealogist and Historian) to the Chief of Durie
  • Elected to the prestigious Académie Internationale de Généalogie (the only member from Scotland)
  • Recently appointed Chartered Biologist (CBiol) by the Royal Biological Society for his work on the public understanding of Genetic Genealogy
  • Founding Member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists (www.qualifiedgenealogists.org)
  • Founding Member of the Editorial Board of two scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, Genealogy (www.mdpi.com/journal/genealogy) and The Journal of Genealogy and Family History (www.qualifiedgenealogists.org/ojs)
  • Fulbright Senior Scottish Studies Scholar 2016, spending eight months researching “Scottish Migration into Colonial America” at St Andrews University, Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA
  • Right of Audience at the Court of the Lord Lyon

More info at: www.brucedurie.co.uk

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Lessons in Jewish DNA - free webinar by Israel Pickholtz now online for limited time

Lessons in Jewish DNA - free webinar by Israel Pickholtz now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar, "Lessons in Jewish DNA: One Man's Successes and What He Learned On the Journey” by Israel Pickholtz is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

The hottest topic in genealogy in recent years has been genetics and many thousands of genealogists have ordered DNA tests. Most of those haven't a clue what to do with their results. The situation is more complicated among Jews, who have married "within the tribe" for hundreds of years, thus ensuring that everyone is related to everyone else, multiple times. Marrying within a closed community - "endogamy" – has barely been addressed by the non-Jewish genetic genealogy community. This presentation – as in the speaker's book" ENDOGAMY: One Family, One People" – does not bring a "how to" approach, as every family is different. The speaker prefers a "how I did it" approach, demonstrating the successes he has had in his own families and the general lessons which are applicable to all genetic genealogy research. His goal is to inspire his listeners and readers to say "I can do this!"
 
View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 22 minute recording of "Lessons in Jewish DNA: One Man's Successes and What He Learned On the Journey" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. 

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Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records 6/7/2019

Dr. Bruce Durie

MyHeritage Mobile App: New Features 6/11/2019

Guy Tsype

Initiation à MyHeritage ADN (French) 6/12/2019

Marie Cappart

Tracking Your Digital Bread Crumbs: Bookmarks, Toolbars, Notes, and Other Applications 6/12/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Using Another Library Source: the Government Document Section 6/18/2019

Patricia Stamm, CG, CGL

Researching in New Mexico 6/19/2019

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Hidden content treasures you might have missed at MyHeritage 6/25/2019

Mike Mansfield

A Month's Worth of Must-Have Tech Tips To Start Using Today 6/26/2019

Gena Philibert-Ortega

5 Steps to Becoming a Good Ancestor 6/28/2019

Marian Pierre-Louis

Remedies for Copy & Paste Genealogy 7/2/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Lesser Used Records for Research in the Netherlands 7/16/2019

Yvette Hoitink, CG

Finding Families in New Zealand 8/6/2019

Fiona Brooker

Ten Tools for Genealogical Writing 8/20/2019

Harold Henderson, CG

Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research 9/3/2019

Paul Milner

Civil Law Concepts and Genealogy 9/17/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

The Stories Behind the Segments 10/1/2019

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records 10/15/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure 11/5/2019

Helen Smith

Native American Research: Things You May Not Know 11/19/2019

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA

Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest 12/3/2019

Paul Milner

Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders 12/17/2019

J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Print the 2019 webinar brochure here.

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They really didn't swim! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial shipping records - free webinar by Carol Baxter now online for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar, "They really didn't swim! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial shipping records” by Carol Baxter is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Four groups of people sailed to Australia in the eighteen and nineteenth centuries: convicts, free passengers, soldiers and sailors. This seminar focuses on the free passengers, those who paid their passages or received free passages under systems like the Bounty Immigrant scheme. These colonial shipping records are not only useful for researchers whose ancestors migrated to NSW. They are also useful for researchers whose ancestors did not. This is because they provide information about the migrants’ parents, grandparents, siblings or other relatives who lived or had died in their homeland.  For example, some records from the 1830s/1840s provide four generations of information, beginning with Irish residents who were born in the mid-1700s. Thus, NSW colonial passenger records can be a valuable source for Australian and non-Australian researchers alike.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 16 minute recording of "They really didn't swim! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial shipping records" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. 

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  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
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  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year

Click here to subscribe.

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

Lessons in Jewish DNA: One Man's Successes and What He Learned On the Journey 6/5/2019

Israel Pickholtz

Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 7 of 12: Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records 6/7/2019

Dr. Bruce Durie

MyHeritage Mobile App: New Features 6/11/2019

Guy Tsype

Initiation à MyHeritage ADN (French) 6/12/2019

Marie Cappart

Tracking Your Digital Bread Crumbs: Bookmarks, Toolbars, Notes, and Other Applications 6/12/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Using Another Library Source: the Government Document Section 6/18/2019

Patricia Stamm, CG, CGL

Researching in New Mexico 6/19/2019

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Hidden content treasures you might have missed at MyHeritage 6/25/2019

Mike Mansfield

A Month's Worth of Must-Have Tech Tips To Start Using Today 6/26/2019

Gena Philibert-Ortega

5 Steps to Becoming a Good Ancestor 6/28/2019

Marian Pierre-Louis

Remedies for Copy & Paste Genealogy 7/2/2019

Cyndi Ingle

Lesser Used Records for Research in the Netherlands 7/16/2019

Yvette Hoitink, CG

Finding Families in New Zealand 8/6/2019

Fiona Brooker

Ten Tools for Genealogical Writing 8/20/2019

Harold Henderson, CG

Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research 9/3/2019

Paul Milner

Civil Law Concepts and Genealogy 9/17/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

The Stories Behind the Segments 10/1/2019

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

Civil Law Records in Genealogical Research: Notarial Records 10/15/2019

Claire Bettag, CG

Trove: An Australian and Beyond Genealogical Treasure 11/5/2019

Helen Smith

Native American Research: Things You May Not Know 11/19/2019

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA

Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest 12/3/2019

Paul Milner

Marriages Here, There, and Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens and Borders 12/17/2019

J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Print the 2019 webinar brochure here.

See you online!


Register for Webinar Wednesday - Lessons in Jewish DNA: One Man's Successes and What He Learned On the Journey by Israel Pickholtz

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The hottest topic in genealogy in recent years has been genetics and many thousands of genealogists have ordered DNA tests. Most of those haven't a clue what to do with their results. The situation is more complicated among Jews, who have married "within the tribe" for hundreds of years, thus ensuring that everyone is related to everyone else, multiple times. Marrying within a closed community - "endogamy" – has barely been addressed by the non-Jewish genetic genealogy community. This presentation – as in the speaker's book" ENDOGAMY: One Family, One People" – does not bring a "how to" approach, as every family is different. The speaker prefers a "how I did it" approach, demonstrating the successes he has had in his own families and the general lessons which are applicable to all genetic genealogy research. His goal is to inspire his listeners and readers to say "I can do this!"
 
Join us and Israel Pickholz for the live webinar Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion. 

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Israel Pickholtz, a native Pittsburgher, has lived in Israel for forty-five years, currently in Jerusalem. He has done serious family research for over twenty years. His flagship work is the Pikholz Project, a single-surname project to identify and reconnect all Pikholz descendants. Alongside his work as a professional genealogist, taking clients in Israel and abroad, he became heavily involved in genetic genealogy in 2013 in order to tackle a specific family challenge. He manages test kits of over one hundred twenty family members. In 2015 he published is book on genetic genealogy "ENDOGAMY: One Family, One People," available at www.endogamy-one-family.com. Since the publication of his book, he has spoken before over fifty genealogy groups and societies including the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies conferences, the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference, RootsTech, the Guild of One-Name Studies (London,) the GRIP Wednesday evening program and the Yad Vashem/Central Zionist Archives "From Roots to Trees" series. He is a member of the Israel Genealogical Society, the Guild of One-Name Studies and assorted research groups. He is a two-time participant at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, blogs at http://allmyforeparents.blogspot.com and receives mail at IsraelP@pikholz.org.
 
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Register for Down Under webinar - They really didn't swim! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial shipping records by Carol Baxter

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Four groups of people sailed to Australia in the eighteen and nineteenth centuries: convicts, free passengers, soldiers and sailors. This seminar focuses on the free passengers, those who paid their passages or received free passages under systems like the Bounty Immigrant scheme. These colonial shipping records are not only useful for researchers whose ancestors migrated to NSW. They are also useful for researchers whose ancestors did not. This is because they provide information about the migrants’ parents, grandparents, siblings or other relatives who lived or had died in their homeland.  For example, some records from the 1830s/1840s provide four generations of information, beginning with Irish residents who were born in the mid-1700s. Thus, NSW colonial passenger records can be a valuable source for Australian and non-Australian researchers alike.
 
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CarolBaxter-144x144Carol Baxter is an experienced and informed historian and genealogist, an internationally-acclaimed, award-winning author and a dynamic, inspirational presenter.
 
Carol has been a genealogist for four decades having first become interested in family history research while still at school. Her career as a professional genealogist began when she was appointed Project Officer of the Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record (ABGR). In that role she edited six volumes of early New South Wales muster returns (similar to census returns) and later the convict indents for 1788-1812. She edited many other record series when she became General Editor of the ABGR’s new incarnation, the Biographical Database of Australia. She is a Fellow of the Society of Australian Genealogists and an adjunct lecturer at the University of New England.
 
Her career took a different turn in 2004 when she began writing ‘popular history’ and she had her first manuscript picked up by the first publisher she approached within a few weeks of submission. She is now the author of six ‘true-crime thrillers’ of which ‘An Irresistible Temptation’ (2006), ‘Breaking the Bank’ (2008), ‘Captain Thunderbolt and his Lady’ (2011) and ‘Black Widow’ (2015) were published by Allen & Unwin to critical acclaim. Both Breaking the Bank and Thunderbolt received first prize in writing competitions while Thunderbolt is being made into a feature film. Another of her books is being turned into a computer game. In 2013, Britain’s Oneworld published ‘The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable with ‘The Times’ (London) writing that it is ‘as lively and readable as a crime novel’ while Britain’s ‘Independent’ praised it as ‘totally irresistible’. Allen & Unwin also published ‘The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller’ (2017). Ross Fitzgerald, Emeritus Professor of History and Politics, wrote in ‘The Australian’ newspaper: ‘this spellbinding tale of an extraordinary woman is one of the best books I have read in years’. Mrs Miller is being turned into a big budget six-part TV series by the producers of the Academy Award nominated film Lion.
 
‘How to’ genealogy books are among Carol’s other works. She published ‘Writing Interesting Family Histories’ in 2009 and produced a third updated edition in 2016 along with a companion volume ‘Writing and Publishing Gripping Family Histories’. She is keen to help researchers ensure that their evidence is accurate (having encountered much historical research that is inaccurate) so she published ‘Help! Historical and Genealogical Truth: How do I separate fact from fiction?’ in 2016. Her passion for surnames and given names and the knowledge she has acquired by virtue of her linguistics degree and her years working as a transcriber led her to write ‘Help: Why can’t I find my ancestor’s surname?’ (2014) and ‘The Madness of Mac Surnames’, published by Unlock the Past in 2018. A series of handy guides on English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh given names is being published by Unlock the Past in 2019. Unlock the Past also published her lively and humorous pre-beginners guide ‘To Trace or Not to Trace: a family history overview for the curious’ (2018).
 
Carol is the author of the History Detective newsletter, a free email newsletter with tips on history, researching, writing and publishing along with information about her forthcoming publications (including pre-publication discount offers). You can subscribe to the newsletter and find out more about Carol and her books via her website: www.carolbaxter.com.
 
Carol is also a sought-after speaker. She has been a presenter at four Unlock the Past genealogical conferences on international cruise ships, teaching researching and writing skills to family historians. She is also an enrichment speaker telling her true tales of murder, mystery and mayhem on international cruise ships. She recently told Mrs Miller’s tale as a three-part mini-series on the Crystal Serenity from Los Angeles to Auckland and is booked to speak on more cruises. In all of her books and talks, her aim is to educate and to entertain her readers or audiences.
 
For further information: see www.carolbaxter.com
 
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This month's top genealogy webinars

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We've tallied the numbers and made a list of the Top 10 FamilyTreeWebinars.com classes for May 2019! 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-927 genealogy classes in the members-only library, these were the most frequently played during the month of May 2019.  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 2019

1. Visualizing Ancestral Lines with DNA AutoClusters by Ran Snir

2. Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources by Dr. Bruce Durie

3. How to Use Autosomal DNA to Resolve Historical Paternity Cases by Ugo Perego, PhD, MSc

4. English Parish Records: More than Hatch, Match and Dispatch by Helen V. Smith

5. 50 Websites for Finding Maps by Gena Philibert-Ortega

6. Suggested Relationship Paths: An Inside Look at the Theory of Family Relativity™ by Ran Snir

7. Från DNA-match till släkting (Swedish) by Peter Sjölund

8. The 10 Most Useful Databases for Eastern European Research by Lisa Alzo

9. Google Drive: an Office in the Cloud by Dear MYRTLE and Russ Worthington

10. An Introduction to DNA Painter by Jonny Perl

The Runner-Ups

11. Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage 2019 edition by Sunny Morton

12. Tools for Translating and Transcribing Genealogy Records by Thomas MacEntee

13. Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 2 of 12: Who Are The Scots? by Dr. Bruce Durie

14. Valid and Unsound Assumptions: What Was She Thinking? by Jeanne Bloom, CG

15. Genealogy Pit Stop: Research in 15 Minute Increments by Thomas MacEntee

16. Compiling a Military Service Record by Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA

17. How I Built My Own Brick Wall by Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL

18. Advanced Features on Geni.com by Mike Stangel

19. Auswanderung aus Deutschland in die weite Welt - Ursachen, Umstände und Zeugnisse (German) by Andrea Bentschneider

20. City Directories: No Town Too Small, No Clue Too Little by Thomas MacEntee

 

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