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Irish Records in US Newspapers
Did you know that Irish marriage & death records were routinely published in American newspapers? That Irish passenger lists printed in US newspapers contain MORE information than were on the Federal Passenger lists? Learn how to find the ancestral home town of your ancestor when all you know was that…
Did you know that Irish marriage & death records were routinely published in American newspapers? That Irish passenger lists printed in US newspapers contain MORE information than were on the Federal Passenger lists? Learn how to find the ancestral home town of your ancestor when all you know was that…
Thu, February 25 2016: 0:00 UTC
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You Know Your Irish Ancestors Came to America, But What Was the Voyage Like?
Learn how to uncover the 'rest of the story' of your ancestor's difficult voyage to America from the pages of old U.S. newspapers. Track the ship before it arrived at the departure port in Europe & during the voyage and the arrival here in America. Get the whole story.
Learn how to uncover the 'rest of the story' of your ancestor's difficult voyage to America from the pages of old U.S. newspapers. Track the ship before it arrived at the departure port in Europe & during the voyage and the arrival here in America. Get the whole story.
Thu, February 25 2016: 0:00 UTC
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GenealogyBank – The Power of Finding Our Ancestor's Stories
Families often have one or two family traditions passed down over centuries & but how do we document them? Do we have old family letters or journals? If not & we need to focus on newspapers to discover and document our stories.
Families often have one or two family traditions passed down over centuries & but how do we document them? Do we have old family letters or journals? If not & we need to focus on newspapers to discover and document our stories.
Wed, May 13 2015: 0:00 UTC
1:27:06
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Family Stories: Using Newspapers to Reconnect with the Stories of Your Family's Past
As genealogists we want to learn who our ancestors and relatives are, to document them, learn the stories of their lives and pass them down to the rising generation. The old newspapers are the new tool for uncovering these stories. Newspapers were published every day of their lives & take…
As genealogists we want to learn who our ancestors and relatives are, to document them, learn the stories of their lives and pass them down to the rising generation. The old newspapers are the new tool for uncovering these stories. Newspapers were published every day of their lives & take…
Wed, February 12 2014: 0:00 UTC
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Get What You Came For: New Search Options Let You Target Obituaries, Photos, Passenger Lists, Births, Marriages, and More
Are you getting the most out of the old newspapers on GenealogyBank.com? GenBank has released a series of targeted search pages that let you focus your searches on the type of articles that you need – saving you time and improving your search results. For example, there are search pages…
Are you getting the most out of the old newspapers on GenealogyBank.com? GenBank has released a series of targeted search pages that let you focus your searches on the type of articles that you need – saving you time and improving your search results. For example, there are search pages…
Wed, June 12 2013: 0:00 UTC
1:34:00
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Marriages and Anniversaries. Mining newspapers for engagements, marriages, anniversaries, and divorce records
Newspapers are packed with information celebrating the engagements, marriages and anniversaries. They also reported on the heartbreak of those marriages that ended in divorce. Learn what you can discover about your family.
Newspapers are packed with information celebrating the engagements, marriages and anniversaries. They also reported on the heartbreak of those marriages that ended in divorce. Learn what you can discover about your family.
Wed, June 20 2012: 0:00 UTC
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Obituaries: Clues to Look For. Tips for making sure you get the full benefit from an obituary notice
Newspapers have been publishing obituaries for over 300 years. Dig in and identify every clue as you learn how newspaper editors have changed their syntax, style and scope of obituaries over the years. Obituaries are critical for building an American family history.
Newspapers have been publishing obituaries for over 300 years. Dig in and identify every clue as you learn how newspaper editors have changed their syntax, style and scope of obituaries over the years. Obituaries are critical for building an American family history.
Wed, March 28 2012: 0:00 UTC
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Newspapers for Genealogists: Using GenealogyBank.com to document every day of your ancestors' lives
Learn about the genealogical value of newspapers with tips/techniques for finding family history details: engagements, marriages, births, obituaries, advertising, legal notices, military records and much more. Join librarian, lecturer, newspaper expert, and GenealogyBank.com's Thomas Jay Kemp for this one-hour webinar on U.S. newspaper research, including a demonstration of the historical…
Learn about the genealogical value of newspapers with tips/techniques for finding family history details: engagements, marriages, births, obituaries, advertising, legal notices, military records and much more. Join librarian, lecturer, newspaper expert, and GenealogyBank.com's Thomas Jay Kemp for this one-hour webinar on U.S. newspaper research, including a demonstration of the historical…
Wed, August 17 2011: 0:00 UTC
1:28:00
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Newspapers: Critical Resource to Complete Your Family Tree
Learn how to document the daily life of your ancestors in over 300 years of fragile, rare newspapers, books and documents. See how you can click and read articles about your ancestors, obituaries & marriage notices, military reports and even the sermons preached at their funerals! History comes alive as…
Learn how to document the daily life of your ancestors in over 300 years of fragile, rare newspapers, books and documents. See how you can click and read articles about your ancestors, obituaries & marriage notices, military reports and even the sermons preached at their funerals! History comes alive as…
Wed, February 2 2011: 0:00 UTC

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Wed, October 20 2021: 18:00 UTC
Comparing the Genealogy Giants 2021: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage
Wed, October 20 2021: 18:00 UTC
The 2021 "state of the sites" update will focus on the newest and most exciting developments at each of the major genealogy websites, with plenty of hasn’t-changed foundational description to help viewers know where they should be turning next for their genealogical research–and what sites and tools they should…
The 2021 "state of the sites" update will focus on the newest and most exciting developments at each of the major genealogy websites, with plenty of hasn’t-changed foundational description to help viewers know where they should be turning next for their genealogical research–and what sites and tools they should…
Wed, October 20 2021: 18:00 UTC
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Tech with Thomas
Fri, October 29 2021: 18:00 UTC
Having trouble getting SOLID and TRUSTWORTHY advice about genealogy technology? Need to purchase a new scanner, printer, or external hard-drive? Do you need more information before you move to “The Cloud” or even a VPN? Join genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee as he answers YOUR QUESTIONS in this LIVE…
Having trouble getting SOLID and TRUSTWORTHY advice about genealogy technology? Need to purchase a new scanner, printer, or external hard-drive? Do you need more information before you move to “The Cloud” or even a VPN? Join genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee as he answers YOUR QUESTIONS in this LIVE…
Fri, October 29 2021: 18:00 UTC
Wed, November 17 2021: 19:00 UTC
How to Build Your Genealogy Website on WordPress
Wed, November 17 2021: 19:00 UTC
A website or blog can be a great way to share your family history research with friends, family, and colleagues. This webinar introduces the WordPress platform, the most used content management system (CMS) on the web. You'll learn how to navigate the platform and use the more popular features. By…
A website or blog can be a great way to share your family history research with friends, family, and colleagues. This webinar introduces the WordPress platform, the most used content management system (CMS) on the web. You'll learn how to navigate the platform and use the more popular features. By…
Wed, November 17 2021: 19:00 UTC
Wed, October 20 2021: 0:00 UTC
My 20 Year Mystery – Finding family origins with Y-DNA
Wed, October 20 2021: 0:00 UTC
Beginner genealogists often research their surname origins first, and get stuck at a certain point. The skills needed to surmount these early brick walls come in time, with study and practice, and the increasing availability of DNA and online resources. In this webinar, Shellee describes her brick wall ancestor, Samuel…
Beginner genealogists often research their surname origins first, and get stuck at a certain point. The skills needed to surmount these early brick walls come in time, with study and practice, and the increasing availability of DNA and online resources. In this webinar, Shellee describes her brick wall ancestor, Samuel…
Wed, October 20 2021: 0:00 UTC
Tue, October 26 2021: 12:00 UTC
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L’arbre généalogique en ligne de MyHeritage : les dernières améliorations
Tue, October 26 2021: 12:00 UTC
Le nouveau design de l’arbre généalogique contribue à rendre la découverte de votre histoire familiale plus simple et plus agréable. Nous avons ajouté de nouvelles fonctionnalités utiles et quelques astuces pratiques.
Le nouveau design de l’arbre généalogique contribue à rendre la découverte de votre histoire familiale plus simple et plus agréable. Nous avons ajouté de nouvelles fonctionnalités utiles et quelques astuces pratiques.
Tue, October 26 2021: 12:00 UTC
Wed, October 27 2021: 18:00 UTC
Building Family Trees for Your DNA Matches
Wed, October 27 2021: 18:00 UTC
Oftentimes a DNA match lacks a family tree. Don’t fret. Learn how to build one for them so you can fit them into your tree. We’ll walk through steps to take to determine who your match is and possible ways they might be related. We’ll also discuss how far back…
Oftentimes a DNA match lacks a family tree. Don’t fret. Learn how to build one for them so you can fit them into your tree. We’ll walk through steps to take to determine who your match is and possible ways they might be related. We’ll also discuss how far back…
Wed, October 27 2021: 18:00 UTC
Wed, November 3 2021: 1:00 UTC
Uncovering the lives of your London (England) ancestors
Wed, November 3 2021: 1:00 UTC
It can be quite daunting to find your ancestors who lived in the Greater London area as records are held at numerous archives. Parishes number in the hundreds and surprisingly, many Londoners in the 18th and 19th centuries were quite mobile. This presentation will take you through a variety of…
It can be quite daunting to find your ancestors who lived in the Greater London area as records are held at numerous archives. Parishes number in the hundreds and surprisingly, many Londoners in the 18th and 19th centuries were quite mobile. This presentation will take you through a variety of…
Wed, November 3 2021: 1:00 UTC
Wed, November 3 2021: 18:00 UTC
Investigative Genetic Genealogy – the Use of DNA for Law Enforcement
Wed, November 3 2021: 18:00 UTC
The use of genetic genealogy for law enforcement, whether for crime scene DNA or human remains identification, is rapidly evolving. We’ll discuss the methodology employed.
The use of genetic genealogy for law enforcement, whether for crime scene DNA or human remains identification, is rapidly evolving. We’ll discuss the methodology employed.
Wed, November 3 2021: 18:00 UTC
Fri, November 5 2021: 18:00 UTC
Say Amen: Going to Church with the Master –Finding the Mother Church
Fri, November 5 2021: 18:00 UTC
Pre-civil war churches show the relationship between Masters and their slaves. Enslaved people attended Church with their owners and they were recorded beside their owners. Some of the enslaved individuals even got married in their Master’s church. This lecture will show you how to identify the Mother’s church and to…
Pre-civil war churches show the relationship between Masters and their slaves. Enslaved people attended Church with their owners and they were recorded beside their owners. Some of the enslaved individuals even got married in their Master’s church. This lecture will show you how to identify the Mother’s church and to…
Fri, November 5 2021: 18:00 UTC