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My ancestors were Irish – or were they?
The webinar examines the history and origins of Irish surnames – native Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh, Huguenot, Viking, Gallowglass and Jewish. If you don’t know where in Ireland your ancestors originated, we’ll include tips to help you to narrow down the location. First names often followed a traditional naming pattern…
The webinar examines the history and origins of Irish surnames – native Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh, Huguenot, Viking, Gallowglass and Jewish. If you don’t know where in Ireland your ancestors originated, we’ll include tips to help you to narrow down the location. First names often followed a traditional naming pattern…
Fri, October 15 2021: 18:00 UTC
5:42
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Projects at Family Tree DNA: To join or not to join, that is the question…
Diahan Southard explains the who, what, where, when and why of projects at Family Tree DNA.
Diahan Southard explains the who, what, where, when and why of projects at Family Tree DNA.
Fri, October 15 2021: 0:00 UTC
1:32:32
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Navigating Your Way Through FamilySearch
FamilySearch is so much more than just a family tree hosting platform. FamilySearch is a massive web site that is made up of dozens and dozens of different research tools. The site includes tools for learning and for reference. It is home to the world's largest digitized collection of records…
FamilySearch is so much more than just a family tree hosting platform. FamilySearch is a massive web site that is made up of dozens and dozens of different research tools. The site includes tools for learning and for reference. It is home to the world's largest digitized collection of records…
Thu, October 14 2021: 0:00 UTC
1:17:50
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Recent updates to MyHeritage's historical record search engine
The MyHeritage search engine for historical records is easier and more intuitive than ever before. In this webinar you'll review the improved search interface and explore some of the noteworthy new collections in MyHeritage's historical record database.
The MyHeritage search engine for historical records is easier and more intuitive than ever before. In this webinar you'll review the improved search interface and explore some of the noteworthy new collections in MyHeritage's historical record database.
Tue, October 12 2021: 18:00 UTC
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1:14:09
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Private Land Claims—Complicated? Yes, but worth it! (a 2021 Reisinger Lecture)
When the United States acquired land that had been under the governance of foreign nations (Great Britain, France, Spain, and Mexico), the U.S. government agreed to grant title to landowners who could prove prior legal land rights from those foreign governments. This webinar shows how to access and use records…
When the United States acquired land that had been under the governance of foreign nations (Great Britain, France, Spain, and Mexico), the U.S. government agreed to grant title to landowners who could prove prior legal land rights from those foreign governments. This webinar shows how to access and use records…
Fri, October 8 2021: 22:00 UTC
52:57
Using Mind Mapping as a Visual Research Plan (a 2021 Reisinger Lecture)
Thorough analysis of each source document is how genealogists plan their next research steps. Including mind mapping as a visual method of analysis can help focus further research questions, point to missing sources, and support indirect evidence analysis.
Thorough analysis of each source document is how genealogists plan their next research steps. Including mind mapping as a visual method of analysis can help focus further research questions, point to missing sources, and support indirect evidence analysis.
Fri, October 8 2021: 20:45 UTC
59:46
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What am I missing? Recognizing Research Holes in Available Sources (a 2021 Reisinger Lecture)
Performing reasonably exhaustive research assumes researchers recognize the resources available to solve a research question. Genealogists must recognize pertinent resources available to solve a research question and understand the limits of each of those resources. This lecture helps to navigate the pitfalls.
Performing reasonably exhaustive research assumes researchers recognize the resources available to solve a research question. Genealogists must recognize pertinent resources available to solve a research question and understand the limits of each of those resources. This lecture helps to navigate the pitfalls.
Fri, October 8 2021: 19:30 UTC
1:01:33
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Investigate the Neighborhood to Advance Your Research (a 2021 Reisinger Lecture)
This lecture reveals the most powerful methodology available to genealogists. Family historians often begin their genealogical quest by researching only their direct ancestors. For many reasons the direct ancestor they search for may have left few records. The records that survive may not shed light on where the ancestor came…
This lecture reveals the most powerful methodology available to genealogists. Family historians often begin their genealogical quest by researching only their direct ancestors. For many reasons the direct ancestor they search for may have left few records. The records that survive may not shed light on where the ancestor came…
Fri, October 8 2021: 17:30 UTC
59:54
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Seven Immigration Methodologies, with Case Studies Across the Centuries (a 2021 Reisinger Lecture)
Family historians face significant challenges tracing immigrant ancestors. Changes in language, culture, family composition, given name, surname, country of residence, and occupation tend to obscure the origins of many immigrants. This presentation introduces seven methodologies to effectively trace immigrant origins, illustrated with examples from the early 1600s to the early…
Family historians face significant challenges tracing immigrant ancestors. Changes in language, culture, family composition, given name, surname, country of residence, and occupation tend to obscure the origins of many immigrants. This presentation introduces seven methodologies to effectively trace immigrant origins, illustrated with examples from the early 1600s to the early…
Fri, October 8 2021: 16:15 UTC

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5:42
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Projects at Family Tree DNA: To join or not to join, that is the question…
Diahan Southard explains the who, what, where, when and why of projects at Family Tree DNA.
Diahan Southard explains the who, what, where, when and why of projects at Family Tree DNA.
Fri, October 15 2021: 0:00 UTC
5:34
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From Phone to TV: How to Stream with Chromecast
Would you like to stream movies on the big screen? Or perhaps share a slideshow of photos on your phone. Cheri Hudson Passey shows you how to use Chromecast to stream from your phone to your TV.
Would you like to stream movies on the big screen? Or perhaps share a slideshow of photos on your phone. Cheri Hudson Passey shows you how to use Chromecast to stream from your phone to your TV.
Fri, October 8 2021: 0:00 UTC
9:33
Working with Snagit’s Scrolling Tools
Learn how to use Snagit’s Scrolling Capture and Panoramic Capture features to generate and annotate screenshots of those hard-to-fit web pages and documents.
Learn how to use Snagit’s Scrolling Capture and Panoramic Capture features to generate and annotate screenshots of those hard-to-fit web pages and documents.
Fri, October 1 2021: 0:00 UTC
10:25
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Linking Family Trees to DNA Results
Learn how to link your family tree to your DNA results on Ancestry, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.
Learn how to link your family tree to your DNA results on Ancestry, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.
Fri, September 17 2021: 0:00 UTC
6:39
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3-2-1! Broadcasting Live from Facebook
Learn how to use the Facebook Live feature to broadcast to family, friends and colleagues.
Learn how to use the Facebook Live feature to broadcast to family, friends and colleagues.
Fri, September 10 2021: 0:00 UTC
8:25
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3 Ways to Use DNA Painter's cM Estimator Tool
Learn practical ways to use the centiMorgan Estimator Tool at DNA Painter to solve your DNA questions.
Learn practical ways to use the centiMorgan Estimator Tool at DNA Painter to solve your DNA questions.
Fri, August 20 2021: 0:00 UTC
4:30
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3 More Gmail Tips
Learn three more Gmail tips that will help your organize your Gmail!
Learn three more Gmail tips that will help your organize your Gmail!
Fri, August 13 2021: 0:00 UTC
9:21
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Write Faster with Word Editing Tips
Work faster and have more professional results with these Word editing tips!
Work faster and have more professional results with these Word editing tips!
Fri, August 6 2021: 0:00 UTC
2:16
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1 Step to Faster Internet at Home
If your internet speeds fluctuate throughout your home. Like in the office next to the modem it's screaming fast, but head down to the basement or upstairs to the kid's bedroom and it crawls, then you need a wifi extender like Google Wifi.
If your internet speeds fluctuate throughout your home. Like in the office next to the modem it's screaming fast, but head down to the basement or upstairs to the kid's bedroom and it crawls, then you need a wifi extender like Google Wifi.
Fri, July 23 2021: 0:00 UTC

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