Month: February 2018

OnDemand Webinars
DNA
eConference
Genealogy 101
Memory Keeping
Personal History
Preserving
Scrapbooking
Writing Family History

Watch 5 On-Demand Genealogy Lectures from FHF!

Following the success of Andy’s DNA After the Test eWorkshop, we’re pleased to release five on-demand lectures from Family History Fanatics. Follow the links (that are the webinar titles) to the Vimeo Store. 1.  Blogging Your Family History Blogs are a great way to share your family legends and discoveries with your extended family. You might […]

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eConference

Justice of the Peace… More Than a Marriage Officator

Did you ancestor have a legal name change, was tried for misdemeanors, work as an indenture, break the Sabbath or marry outside of a church? If so, you should be investigating Justice of the Peace records.   Wait. What? Yes. Justice of the Peace records handle many small transactions in the lives of our ancestors, […]

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RootsTech2018

Meet Some Genealogy Rock Stars During RootsTech 2018

In 2016, I attended RootsTech and found that finding my favorite genealogists in the massive Salt Palace Conference center was so difficult. The genealogy rock stars were teaching, networking, dashing in different directions, and I had trouble finding one particular blogging icon. Having had this experience, I wanted to make it possible to lock down […]

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Writing About Criminal Ancestors
Writing Family History

How to Write About a Criminal Ancestor?

Reader Question: I have a family story that I want to include following the A Recipe for Writing Family History method. However, the story involves a person of questionable character. My relative received medical assistance from a General in General during World War II. Without that support, the relative would have died. Years later, the […]

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RootsTech2018

So Long Innovator Track at #RootsTech

Since the beginning of the  RootsTech Conference, innovation has been a vital feature of the conference. The RootsTech Conference grew from a series predecessor conferences including the Family History Technology Workshop, and the FamilySearch Developers Conference, the Computerized Genealogy Conference. RootsTech, as it is known today, made its branding debut in 2011. And since the official […]

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RootsTech2018

RootsTech Streaming Schedule and How to Plan Ahead

If you’re unable to attend RootsTech, this is a happy announcement. The schedule of 19 general sessions and class sessions have been released for your at home viewing pleasure! To view the RootsTech live stream, visit RootsTech.org on the day of the broadcast. No registration is required to view the live streams. If you’re attending RootsTech, […]

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Appearances

MSOG February 2018 Webinar – A Recipe for Writing Family History

Names, dates, and places on charts is not an exciting way to make an ancestor endearing to future generations. Together we’ll discuss how to turn the facts into a written story that you can then share with your relatives so your ancestors are gone but not forgotten. It’s time to stop researching and start writing […]

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