Register for Webinar Wednesday — Trail of Tears to Indian Territory by Billie Stone Fogarty, M.Ed.

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Following the 1830 Indian Removal Act about 100,000 American Indians were forced from their homes to westward lands. Follow their story, their trails, and their records.

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About the presenter

BillieFogarty-144x144Billie Stone Fogarty, a full-time professional genealogist, is the past president of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Vice President of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, and a state-wide elected member of the Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors. A sixth generation Oklahoman, she has 18 documented ancestors who were in Oklahoma before it was a state. An educator and frequent speaker at national and state genealogy conferences, she is also former president of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. Billie is active on the regional, state, and local level in advancing genealogical research and open records access as the Oklahoma liaison for the Records Preservation and Access Committee.

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The webinar will be live on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at:

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We look forward to seeing you all there!


MyHeritage: Your Personal Genealogy Archive - free replay of today's webinar by Melissa Barker now available

MyHeritage: Your Personal Genealogy Archive - free replay of today's webinar by Melissa Barker now available

The recording of today's webinar by Melissa Barker, "MyHeritage: Your Personal Genealogy Archive" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free.

Webinar Description

Many of us are not able to travel to those places where our ancestors lived to do genealogy research. This should not deter us from finding information about our ancestors. MyHeritage can be your “home away from home” online archive to help you find information on your ancestors. Learn from a seasoned genealogist and archivist how to find archived records on MyHeritage from home.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 20 minute recording of "MyHeritage: Your Personal Genealogy Archive" is now available to view in our webinar library for free.

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Register for Tuesday's MyHeritage Webinar Series webinar — MyHeritage: Your Personal Genealogy Archive by Melissa Barker

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Many of us are not able to travel to those places where our ancestors lived to do genealogy research. This should not deter us from finding information about our ancestors. MyHeritage can be your “home away from home” online archive to help you find information on your ancestors. Learn from a seasoned genealogist and archivist how to find archived records on MyHeritage from home.

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About the presenter

MelissaBarker-144x144Melissa 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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The webinar will be live on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at:

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  7. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone. 

We look forward to seeing you all there!


Foundational Concepts & Reference Tools for Mexican Genealogy - free replay of today's webinar by Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS now available for limited time

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The recording of today's webinar by Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS, "Foundational Concepts & Reference Tools for Mexican Genealogy" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

We pour a lot of time, money, and soul into our family history research. So, we want to make sure we are tracing the right people and families in the right place at any given time, and that we glean all possible information and clues from the records. This presentation reviews social and cultural customs, and tools for learning about jurisdictions and key terminology. It is suitable for those still new to Mexican genealogy as well as more experienced researchers.

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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 "Foundational Concepts & Reference Tools for Mexican Genealogy" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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Elizabeth Shown Mills reveals her secret to success in genealogy

As the genealogy world anxiously awaits the January 27 return of Elizabeth Shown Mills, I had the pleasure to interview Elizabeth about her new webinar series. She talks about why she's returning from retirement, what the webinar series is all about, and gives advice for both beginning and experienced genealogists. She also reveals her secret to success in genealogy.

View the nine minute video here:

Learn all about Elizabeth's webinar series at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/esm.


Exploring the Records in a Slave Owning Community - free replay of today's webinar by Bernice Alexander Bennett now available for limited time

Exploring the Records in a Slave Owning Community - free replay of today's webinar by Bernice Alexander Bennett now available for limited time

The recording of Wednesday's webinar by Bernice Alexander Bennett, "Exploring the Records in a Slave Owning Community" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

This session focuses on the thousands of transactions occurring in Edgefield, South Carolina in a County that did not burn, therefore, these records revealed the value placed on a slave in this community. “In the antebellum South, a prime male hand was the overriding measure for determining prices for enslaved workers. Hearty, prime women who were good breeders also had a high market value. Other factors that contributed to the sale price of a slave were gender, age, and skill.”

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 29 minute recording of "Exploring the Records in a Slave Owning Community" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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Document Analysis: Digging into Details - free replay of tonight's BCG webinar by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA now available for limited time

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The recording of tonight's webinar by the Board for Certification of Genealogists and Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA, "Document Analysis: Digging into Details" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Analyzing documents for reliability, context, and information can help solve challenging research problems. Genealogists mine documents for information and clues to other records. They evaluate the details in the records looking for evidence to answer research questions. This session will demonstrate how to analyze documents and provide a list of questions to use in your own analysis.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 20 minute recording of "Document Analysis: Digging into Details" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,906 classes of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 7,164 pages)
  • 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

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Register for tonight's BCG webinar — Document Analysis: Digging into Details by Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA

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Analyzing documents for reliability, context, and information can help solve challenging research problems. Genealogists mine documents for information and clues to other records. They evaluate the details in the records looking for evidence to answer research questions. This session will demonstrate how to analyze documents and provide a list of questions to use in your own analysis.

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About the presenter

AngelaPackerMcGhie-144x144Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA, is passionate about teaching genealogy. She is the Education Director of the National Genealogical Society and a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Angela enjoys coordinating courses for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, as well as teaching at other genealogy conferences and institutes. Angela served as the administrator of the ProGen Study Program for six years and is now on the board of directors. She also serves as a trustee for the BCG Education Fund.

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The webinar will be live on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at:

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  7. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone. 

We look forward to seeing you all there!


Idaho Research: Genealogy Gems Galore — free replay by Sharon Monson now available for limited time

Idaho Research: Genealogy Gems Galore — free replay by Sharon Monson now available for limited time

The recording "Idaho Research: Genealogy Gems Galore" by Sharon Monson, is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Abundant records for Census, Church, Court, Land & Property, and Directories make researching in Idaho a productive experience. Online databases for Pre-Territorial Tax Rolls, Old Penitentiary Prison Records, 1882-1961, Wills and Probate Records, 1857-1989, Obituaries, and Historical Newspapers are treasures. True gems are found in the Pioneer Histories, Index of over 75,000 Biographical Sketches, Overland Diaries & Letters, and records for Idaho Indian Tribes described on research facility and American Indian websites.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 7 minute recording of "Idaho Research: Genealogy Gems Galore" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
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Proving Identity: Not Matching Names - free replay of today's webinar by Robyn Smith now available for limited time

Proving Identity: Not Matching Names - free replay of today's webinar by Robyn Smith now available for limited time

The recording of Wednesday's webinar by Robyn Smith, "Proving Identity: Not Matching Names" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Genealogy records are full of people living in the same place with the same name. How can you discern which one refers to your ancestor? We can’t rely on just names; we’ve got to prove identity. In this lecture, Robyn explains the concept and provides guidelines to ensure that we don’t confuse our ancestor with others in the community.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 29 minute recording of "Proving Identity: Not Matching Names" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,905 classes of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 7,146 pages)
  • 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
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for
  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

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