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PERSI 2.0: The New PERSI for Everyone
You may be missing 30% of genealogy discoveries if you’re not digging into issues of old periodicals for biographical profiles, stories about ancestral churches or schools, how-to tips for researching a locale, indexes and transcripts of local records. Learn to find and access this content using PERSI, the Periodical Source Index, NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE on the Allen County Public Library website, and hear success stories that can inspire your own searches.
You may be missing 30% of genealogy discoveries if you’re not digging into issues of old periodicals for biographical profiles, stories about ancestral churches or schools, how-to tips for researching a locale, indexes and transcripts of local records. Learn to find and access this content using PERSI, the Periodical Source Index, NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE on the Allen County Public Library website, and hear success stories that can inspire your own searches.
Wed, March 22 2023: 18:00 UTC
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Getting to Know Findmypast – Your Source for British and Irish Genealogy
If your family has origins in the British Isles, Findmypast is a resource you should be utilizing! Learn about our incredible British and Irish collections, the advantages of using global newspapers, and get a glimpse of the new PERiodical Source Index (PERSI).
If your family has origins in the British Isles, Findmypast is a resource you should be utilizing! Learn about our incredible British and Irish collections, the advantages of using global newspapers, and get a glimpse of the new PERiodical Source Index (PERSI).
Wed, April 6 2016: 0:00 UTC
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Using Periodicals to Find Your Ancestors
Periodicals can fill in the pieces between the birth and death of your ancestor. Whether the information is biographical, a transcription, or reporting on an event, periodicals provide rich detail about your ancestor's life. In this lecture we will discuss the types of periodicals that exist and what indexes (JSTOR…
Periodicals can fill in the pieces between the birth and death of your ancestor. Whether the information is biographical, a transcription, or reporting on an event, periodicals provide rich detail about your ancestor's life. In this lecture we will discuss the types of periodicals that exist and what indexes (JSTOR…
Wed, September 30 2015: 0:00 UTC

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Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Even More 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out
Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Continuation of: (1) Fifty Overlooked Genealogical Resources in Fifty Minutes (2) 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out! There are so many off-the-beaten-path websites to help genealogists, regardless of skill level and target location, that we still haven’t explored yet!
Continuation of: (1) Fifty Overlooked Genealogical Resources in Fifty Minutes (2) 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out! There are so many off-the-beaten-path websites to help genealogists, regardless of skill level and target location, that we still haven’t explored yet!
Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Beginning with DNA Painter
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Learn how the DNA Painter website can help decode your matches. In this introductory webinar, Jonny will explain how and why you would use the site’s main features, as well as explaining what information is needed for each.
Learn how the DNA Painter website can help decode your matches. In this introductory webinar, Jonny will explain how and why you would use the site’s main features, as well as explaining what information is needed for each.
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Tue, September 26 2023: 18:00 UTC
How to trace your French ancestors with MyHeritage resources
Tue, September 26 2023: 18:00 UTC
How exciting it is to find French ancestors! But finding them in records can be tricky if you don’t know what archives are available nor the language. Using MyHeritage collections, tools and features, French research will have no mystery for you after this webinar.
How exciting it is to find French ancestors! But finding them in records can be tricky if you don’t know what archives are available nor the language. Using MyHeritage collections, tools and features, French research will have no mystery for you after this webinar.
Tue, September 26 2023: 18:00 UTC
Fri, September 29 2023: 14:15 UTC
50 Family History Writing Tips in 50 Minutes
Fri, September 29 2023: 14:15 UTC
Learn how to conquer family history writer’s block with 50 fun and practical tips for getting words on the page.
Learn how to conquer family history writer’s block with 50 fun and practical tips for getting words on the page.
Fri, September 29 2023: 14:15 UTC
Fri, September 29 2023: 15:30 UTC
A Revolutionary War Case Study: Joseph L. Harper
Fri, September 29 2023: 15:30 UTC
Using case studies the lecturer builds on his previous lectures relating to the Revolutionary War tracing soldier Joseph L. Harper from before the War until his death.
Using case studies the lecturer builds on his previous lectures relating to the Revolutionary War tracing soldier Joseph L. Harper from before the War until his death.
Fri, September 29 2023: 15:30 UTC
Fri, September 29 2023: 16:45 UTC
Mini Case Studies Demonstrate Finding a Town of Origin
Fri, September 29 2023: 16:45 UTC
Finding your immigrant ancestor’s town of origin is an essential piece of information. With it, the family line can be extended across the ocean. Trips to visit the homeland may be planned. Have you spent years searching for this elusive piece of information? This lecture uses mini case studies to demonstrate strategies for finding a village of origin.
Finding your immigrant ancestor’s town of origin is an essential piece of information. With it, the family line can be extended across the ocean. Trips to visit the homeland may be planned. Have you spent years searching for this elusive piece of information? This lecture uses mini case studies to demonstrate strategies for finding a village of origin.
Fri, September 29 2023: 16:45 UTC
Fri, September 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
Welsh Emigration to North America
Fri, September 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
Examine migration patterns from Wales to the US and Canada, looking at the push and pull factors. An understanding of the group migration and historical processes can help in determining the place of origin. We will examine all the Welsh settlements in the US and Canada.
Examine migration patterns from Wales to the US and Canada, looking at the push and pull factors. An understanding of the group migration and historical processes can help in determining the place of origin. We will examine all the Welsh settlements in the US and Canada.
Fri, September 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
Fri, September 29 2023: 19:30 UTC
Worth More than Gold or Silver – MyHeritage’s U.S. Naturalization Records, Northern California, 1852-1989 Collection
Fri, September 29 2023: 19:30 UTC
This Index is all about immigrants – over 544,000 of them – and spans 137 years! They came to California for various reasons and took a chance for a new life as a US citizen. Finding an immigrant is easier due to multiple search options. Minimal info is not a problem!
This Index is all about immigrants – over 544,000 of them – and spans 137 years! They came to California for various reasons and took a chance for a new life as a US citizen. Finding an immigrant is easier due to multiple search options. Minimal info is not a problem!
Fri, September 29 2023: 19:30 UTC
Wed, October 4 2023: 1:00 UTC
Gold Fever and Finding Miners Down Under
Wed, October 4 2023: 1:00 UTC
This presentation examines the lure of gold discoveries in various Australian states in the 19th century. Many people travelled down under to try and make their fortunes but didn’t realise just how hard it was working on Australian gold fields. Mining records and newspapers can be used to trace miners and to understand their way of life.
Shauna Hicks
This presentation examines the lure of gold discoveries in various Australian states in the 19th century. Many people travelled down under to try and make their fortunes but didn’t realise just how hard it was working on Australian gold fields. Mining records and newspapers can be used to trace miners and to understand their way of life.
Wed, October 4 2023: 1:00 UTC