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An Introduction to DNA Painter
DNA Painter is a website that aims to help demystify your DNA matches. This talk will introduce the site's features and tools for chromosome mapping and relationship prediction. The concept of chromosome mapping will then be discussed, with detailed examples of how the site can be used to visualize your…
DNA Painter is a website that aims to help demystify your DNA matches. This talk will introduce the site's features and tools for chromosome mapping and relationship prediction. The concept of chromosome mapping will then be discussed, with detailed examples of how the site can be used to visualize your…
Wed, April 3 2019: 0:00 UTC
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1:39:00
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Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful
If genealogy without documentation is mythology, recording our citations is essential to sound genealogical research. In this webinar, Geoff Rasmussen will 1) explain what makes a good citation, 2) demonstrate how to properly and consistently record the citation, and 3) provide insider tips and tricks for using Legacy's SourceWriter.
If genealogy without documentation is mythology, recording our citations is essential to sound genealogical research. In this webinar, Geoff Rasmussen will 1) explain what makes a good citation, 2) demonstrate how to properly and consistently record the citation, and 3) provide insider tips and tricks for using Legacy's SourceWriter.
Fri, March 7 2014: 0:00 UTC
1:27:00
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Discover the new Legacy Family Tree 9
Learn about the latest innovations in the all-new Legacy Family Tree 9: Hinting FindAGrave.com Searching Stories Cause of Death Charts X-DNA Charts Hashtags Family Dictionary Report Family Tree BINGO Report Compare 2 People Color Coding much more
Learn about the latest innovations in the all-new Legacy Family Tree 9: Hinting FindAGrave.com Searching Stories Cause of Death Charts X-DNA Charts Hashtags Family Dictionary Report Family Tree BINGO Report Compare 2 People Color Coding much more
Fri, May 5 2017: 0:00 UTC
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‘What are the Odds?’ An online tool that can help solve DNA puzzles
When working with DNA for family history research, there are many scenarios where a "mystery match" will emerge. This person will share DNA with several people within a known tree, while their genealogical connection to the tree is not known. They could be someone with unknown or mistaken parentage, or…
When working with DNA for family history research, there are many scenarios where a "mystery match" will emerge. This person will share DNA with several people within a known tree, while their genealogical connection to the tree is not known. They could be someone with unknown or mistaken parentage, or…
Wed, June 3 2020: 0:00 UTC
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Organizing Your DNA Results (updated!)
Now that you have pages of matches and gobs of new information, how do you keep track of it all? We will spend time going over how to create and track correspondence, organization tools within each testing company, as well as strategies for tracking the genealogy information of your matches…
Now that you have pages of matches and gobs of new information, how do you keep track of it all? We will spend time going over how to create and track correspondence, organization tools within each testing company, as well as strategies for tracking the genealogy information of your matches…
Tue, February 4 2020: 0:00 UTC
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Foundations in DNA 1 of 5: Genealogy and DNA
A very basic introduction to DNA and how it can be used in combination with traditional genealogical research. Together we will examine the answers to questions like: "why should you test your DNA?" and "how do I get started with DNA?"
A very basic introduction to DNA and how it can be used in combination with traditional genealogical research. Together we will examine the answers to questions like: "why should you test your DNA?" and "how do I get started with DNA?"
Thu, August 11 2016: 0:00 UTC
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Ten Databases You Need to Know About
Researchers depend on the internet but often look at only a few sites. These 10 databases are not frequently visited but should be! (These are U.S.-based databases.)
Researchers depend on the internet but often look at only a few sites. These 10 databases are not frequently visited but should be! (These are U.S.-based databases.)
Wed, December 30 2020: 0:00 UTC
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Legacy Family Tree and FamilySearch Family Tree
Learn how Legacy Family Tree interacts with FamilySearch Family Tree. See how Legacy can search FamilySearch, exchange information between the two, and how to reserve and manage ordinances. (Presented specifically for the LDS member, but is also applicable to the general audience.) Also learn how to manage research projects using…
Learn how Legacy Family Tree interacts with FamilySearch Family Tree. See how Legacy can search FamilySearch, exchange information between the two, and how to reserve and manage ordinances. (Presented specifically for the LDS member, but is also applicable to the general audience.) Also learn how to manage research projects using…
Thu, March 13 2014: 0:00 UTC
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Case Studies in Gray: Identifying Shared Ancestries Through DNA and Genealogy
You’ve identified a group of shared DNA matches, but you're stumped on how you’re all related. Learn how to let DNA take the lead in determining who and where to search to uncover the group’s most recent common ancestor.
You’ve identified a group of shared DNA matches, but you're stumped on how you’re all related. Learn how to let DNA take the lead in determining who and where to search to uncover the group’s most recent common ancestor.
Wed, August 7 2019: 0:00 UTC
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Another 50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know
The Internet is one of the best things to happen to genealogy and holds great discoveries for our family history. Previously Gena explored 50 websites and then she presented 50 more so why not take a look at yet another 50! Part of being a good researcher is knowing where…
The Internet is one of the best things to happen to genealogy and holds great discoveries for our family history. Previously Gena explored 50 websites and then she presented 50 more so why not take a look at yet another 50! Part of being a good researcher is knowing where…
Wed, January 20 2021: 19:00 UTC
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50 More Websites Every Genealogist Should Know
We are so lucky to live at a time when we have a wealth of information at our fingertips. Previously Gena explored 50 websites you should know so now it’s time for 50 more! And these aren’t just the same old, same old websites. Let’s take our research around the…
We are so lucky to live at a time when we have a wealth of information at our fingertips. Previously Gena explored 50 websites you should know so now it’s time for 50 more! And these aren’t just the same old, same old websites. Let’s take our research around the…
Wed, July 22 2020: 0:00 UTC
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Reconstructing Your Genetic Family Tree

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Tue, September 28 2021: 18:00 UTC
The new and improved Legacy Family Tree Webinars website
Tue, September 28 2021: 18:00 UTC
The genealogy webinar experience just got a whole lot better! Join Geoff Rasmussen as he guides you through the new look and layout of the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website. You'll enjoy the same exceptional content with a friendly new interface that's super easy to use.
The genealogy webinar experience just got a whole lot better! Join Geoff Rasmussen as he guides you through the new look and layout of the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website. You'll enjoy the same exceptional content with a friendly new interface that's super easy to use.
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Wed, September 29 2021: 18:00 UTC
Beginning Ukrainian Genealogy
Wed, September 29 2021: 18:00 UTC
Learn which records are available to assist you in determining your Eastern European ancestor's home village and their emigration to the United States. Discover the resources for Ukrainian genealogy using regional resources and online tools. Examples of many different types of records and their importance, both from North American and…
Learn which records are available to assist you in determining your Eastern European ancestor's home village and their emigration to the United States. Discover the resources for Ukrainian genealogy using regional resources and online tools. Examples of many different types of records and their importance, both from North American and…
Wed, September 29 2021: 18:00 UTC
Fri, October 1 2021: 18:00 UTC
Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African American Heritage
Fri, October 1 2021: 18:00 UTC
Using his book by the same title as a guide, family historian and preservationist David W. Jackson inspires genealogists to embark on a quest to rediscover their ancestors of African descent. Jackson reveals his forty year quest culminating in a research breakthrough of a mysterious black ancestor, his great great…
Using his book by the same title as a guide, family historian and preservationist David W. Jackson inspires genealogists to embark on a quest to rediscover their ancestors of African descent. Jackson reveals his forty year quest culminating in a research breakthrough of a mysterious black ancestor, his great great…
Fri, October 1 2021: 18:00 UTC
Wed, October 6 2021: 1:00 UTC
A Cargo of Criminals: Transportation to Australia
Wed, October 6 2021: 1:00 UTC
Over the 80 years of convict transportation, hundreds of ships transported convicts to the penal settlements of Australia. This seminar focuses on the ships, the voyages, and the records relating to transported convicts.
Over the 80 years of convict transportation, hundreds of ships transported convicts to the penal settlements of Australia. This seminar focuses on the ships, the voyages, and the records relating to transported convicts.
Wed, October 6 2021: 1:00 UTC
Wed, October 6 2021: 18:00 UTC
DNA Health Tests and Your Family Health History
Wed, October 6 2021: 18:00 UTC
Your family’s medical history might reveal a history of disease and even patterns relevant to your own health. In this class, you’ll learn why you need a family health history, where to find records that show causes of death and illness and how to organize your health history information. You’ll…
Your family’s medical history might reveal a history of disease and even patterns relevant to your own health. In this class, you’ll learn why you need a family health history, where to find records that show causes of death and illness and how to organize your health history information. You’ll…
Wed, October 6 2021: 18:00 UTC
Fri, October 8 2021: 15:00 UTC
Context: A Powerful Tool for Problem Solving
Fri, October 8 2021: 15:00 UTC
Raw facts do not tell a story. They may not even tell the truth about what they do relate. As researchers, we seek original documents that offer us "the facts." But facts are impish devils, and historical records do not speak for themselves. They cannot explain themselves. They are inert…
Raw facts do not tell a story. They may not even tell the truth about what they do relate. As researchers, we seek original documents that offer us "the facts." But facts are impish devils, and historical records do not speak for themselves. They cannot explain themselves. They are inert…
Fri, October 8 2021: 15:00 UTC
Fri, October 8 2021: 16:15 UTC
Seven Immigration Methodologies, with Case Studies Across the Centuries
Fri, October 8 2021: 16:15 UTC
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
Fri, October 8 2021: 17:30 UTC
Investigate the Neighborhood to Advance Your Research
Fri, October 8 2021: 17:30 UTC
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
Fri, October 8 2021: 19:30 UTC
What am I missing? Recognizing Research Holes in Available Sources
Fri, October 8 2021: 19:30 UTC
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