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Free Access for One Week to 15 of the Legacy Family Tree Webinars

“Help us celebrate 7 years of genealogy webinars at FamilyTreeWebinars.com!  View these members-only classes – for free – through Friday September 22, 2017.” Did you notice this?  Until 22 September 2017 you have free access to 15 of the most … Continue reading

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Legacy Family Tree has been acquired by MyHeritage

This is big news.  Legacy Family Tree is an excellent desktop family history product.  Unfortunately they never created a version that can be used on a Mac. Now Legacy Family Tree has been “acquired” by MyHeritage – what does this … Continue reading

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New Collection of Ukrainian Records from 1650 to 1920 is Online

“The database includes 2.56 million people and is expected to reach 4 to 5 million in 2019. The access to its contents is and will remain free of charge. The sources of data are manifold: birth registers, fiscal and parish … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Announces the End of their Microfilm Distribution Service

We all knew this was going to happen one day . . .  and the official announcement came today: FamilySearch Digital Records Access Replacing Microfilm SALT LAKE CITY, UT (26 June 2017)—FamilySearch, a world genealogy leader and nonprofit, announced today its … Continue reading

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Free Access to British and Irish Records at FindMyPast from June 22 to 26

If you want to do British or Irish research then this is for you!  Ends at midnight British Summer Time on Monday 26 June “the most comprehensive set of British and Irish parish records anywhere. Go back further in military … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Web Indexing is now available – time to try it!

At our recent presentations we asked everyone to try the new FamilySearch Web Indexing,  but we told you to wait until it was released – we gave you a holiday!  The full public release has happened, but we have waited … Continue reading

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15 Minutes on Blogs

Short presentation at the AGS Genealogy Conference 22 April 2017 What are they? the word blog is a truncation of the word weblog “a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that … Continue reading

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