Even if your ancestors were not famous, their lives can still be discovered in newspapers. You will learn the types of key family history information that can be found in historical newspapers, and how to identify newspapers that likely covered your ancestors.
Lisa Louise Cooke is the producer of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular and long-running genealogy podcast which has been downloaded over 3 million times! The podcast is available at www.GenealogyGems.com, the Genealogy Gems app and all major podcast streaming services. Lisa also hosts the YouTube Live video series Elevenses with Lisa at the award-winning Genealogy Gems YouTube channel. A sought after international and keynote genealogy speaker, she makes genealogy education fun and inspiring whether in person or online. Lisa is the author of four books: The Genealogist's Google Toolbox Third Edition, Mobile Genealogy, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and Genealogy Gems. Other works include the popular Evernote for Genealogists quick reference guide, and the video tutorial series Google Earth for Genealogy. She also produces The Family Tree Magazine Podcast, writes the Lisa's Picks column for the magazine, and is an instructor and curriculum developer for Family Tree University.