Legacy Family Tree Webinars Free April Marathon!

April in a few days. Wow. Legacy Family Tree Webinars has announced a special few days of webinars. “We’re excited to announce The 5th Annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon hosted by FamilyTreeWebinars.com and MyHeritage. The marathon will begin on Thursday, April 11 at 5pm eastern U.S. time (Friday, April 12 at 7am Sydney time) and end on […]

Free BCG-Sponsored Webinar

The Board for Certification of Genealogists presents “Maternal Threads Unwoven: Identifying Margareta’s Mother in 18 th Century Sweden.” by Jill Morelli, CG, CGLTuesday, March 19, 2024, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) In spite of birth entries for Margareta’s five siblings in Hishult, there was no record of her birth in the parish. Tax records quickly identified the […]

Free Board for Certification of Genealogists Sponsored 2024 Webinars

Registration for the Board for Certification of Genealogists’ (BCG) twelve monthly webinars in 2024 is now live at its partner website Legacy Family Tree Webinars. (https://familytreewebinars.com/upcoming-webinars/?category=visit-www-bcgcertification-org).   BCG Upcoming Webinars Dates, topics, and speakers are shown below: 16 Jan 2024 Shannon Green, CG “The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS): A Review” 20 Feb 2024 Jerry Smith, […]

It’s time! 2024 Legacy Family Tree Webinars registration is now open!

Registration is now open for an amazing year of genealogical presentations with topics for the U.S., Canada, and other countries. 112 speakers for 2024 from 14 countries! Education from the comfort of your own desk or easy chair. Do you know a lot about genealogy research and records? I bet you don’t know everything and […]

2024 peek at Legacy Family Tree Webinar presenters: genealogy galore!

I hope you have your Legacy Family Tree Webinar membership ready to go for 2024. Today they released the photos of the big lineup of 2024 speakers. The speakers are in alphabetical order by first name. I follow Paul and Paul and am followed by Paula. As always, that makes me sing a few bits […]

Closing out my 2023 genealogy presentations and doing contracts for 2024 and 2025

Last evening I had the honor of presenting “How to Drag Your Family into Genealogy” during the virtual annual meeting of the Texas State Genealogical Society (TxGS). I was impressed at the reporting of the extent of educational activities and volunteerism in the TxGS. It was also nice to see some long-time friends from Texas […]

Legacy Family Tree Webinars Top 10 for September and the #1 rated September Webinar is . . .

Legacy Family Tree Webinars now has 2,076 webinars from 387 speakers accompanied by 7,901 syllabus pages. Most webinars are free the first time offered and for a week afterward. The syllabus material is only available to members. A membership entitles you to view some special webinars plus everything else. These are great webinars! At the […]

Updated my genealogy presentations calendar today

This morning was spent signing some speaking contracts and then updating the calendar into parts of 2024 on my website. Next up is working on handouts for October presentations. Upcoming this month of September: September 15:Free Online Webinar “So, You Think You Know All About City Directories?” Part of Friday’s Legacy Family Tree Webinars Webtember. […]

2,000 Legacy Family Tree Webinars: A free online celebration July 14

Geoff Rasmussen, the guru of Legacy Family Tree Webinars writes “What began as an experiment has revolutionized genealogy education. Join us as we celebrate 2,000 webinars. We’ll look backwards and peek ahead, plus we’ll give you 10 actionable tips you can use today, taught by 10 different speakers.” Join in the celebration at no charge […]

Genealogy webinars: Free and low-cost

If you have read my blog posts before, you know I am a strong advocate for continuing education in genealogy. Heck, in many professions, continuing education is a must. Doctors, nurses, dentists, teachers, realtors, social workers, pharmacists, paramedics, plumbers, and many other occupations either recommend or require it. The number of genealogists (some who consider […]