Genealogy Video Round Up – 29 March 2019

Genealogy Videos

How’s your week? Hopefully, it went well, and you’re ready to enjoy some time learning visually about genealogy. We scoured YouTube looking for genealogy and family history videos and rounded them up for you. At the end of this post, you’ll also see a few fun finds.

Click on the links to go to the videos listed. If you enjoy the videos, be sure to let the creators know by commenting and liking! A few videos you’ll be able to watch from this blog post directly. Be sure to click through to YouTube to comment on those videos as well.

Genealogy Tips

Genetic Genealogy

GEDmatch is a public database that can be used to match with people who tested at other companies. Genesis is the new version of GEDmatch and Andy explains how it is different and better.

Are you troubled by FamilyTree DNA’s use of your DNA for law enforcement and cold cases? If so, Andy Lee reviews the issue of FTDNA use of DNA for Law Enforcement purposes and what you can do to change your match settings.
Blaine Bettinger talks about Genealogy Etiquette on CBS Pittsburgh
Ancestry DNA Matches – Color Coding for results!


Ran Snir, Senior Product Manager at MyHeritage, discussed the new Theory of Family Relativity, Auto Clustering, and more with Andy Lee of Family History Fanatics while at RootsTech 2019.

Live Streams

We’re answering a viewer’s question: “Do you have to be creative to write a family history?”

Webinar Replays


Additional Video Fun Finds

This was a great find. A genealogy society member was in the press talking about their organization and library. Good job Joe!

If you have suggestions of videos we missed, let us know in the comments.

FYI: Videos that make this list allow commenting and have audio and video coneente.

Genealogy Videos

Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.

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