Free Webinar from Legacy Family Tree

50 Records that Document Female Ancestors

Wed, Oct 9, 2019 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
Presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega

Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women’s Studies) and a Master’s degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies, and social history and has spoken to groups throughout the United States as well as virtually to audiences worldwide.   She is the author of hundreds of articles and a number of books, many dealing with genealogy.  She serves as a board member of the Utah Genealogical Association and is the editor of their journal “Crossroads”.

Her presentation for this webinar is “50 Records that Document Female Ancestors“.  “Women can’t be found in genealogical documents.” “They are difficult to research.” While these statements can be true, there are records out there that document their lives. We will explore 50 records to consider as you research female ancestors from the colonial period to the 20th century in the United States.

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Free Webinar from American Ancestors

Going Offline: Researching at Libraries, Archives, and Other Repositories

Live Broadcast: Thursday, October 17, 3:00–4:00 PM EDT
Presented by Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist
Cost: FREE, recording available on website following the presentation

Not everything is online! Learn how to identify repositories essential to your family history project and how best to prepare for doing research offline.

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Online Webinar from American Ancestors: Getting Started in Polish Research

Live Broadcast: Thursday, July 18, 3:00–4:00 PM

Presented by James Heffernan, Senior Researcher

In this webinar, American Ancestors Senior Researcher James Heffernan will present tips for starting to research your Polish ancestry. Topics will include how to locate your ancestral town or village from American sources, how to navigate shifting historical borders, as well as an overview of the types of records that were produced in each region.

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Free Webinar from American Ancestors

Introducing the GU272 

Live Broadcast: Thursday, May 23, 3:00–4:00 PM EDT
Presented by Meaghan E. H. Siekman, Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press
Cost: FREE
In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 enslaved men, women, and children to plantations in Louisiana. Thousands of their descendants are alive today. American Ancestors has partnered with the GU272 Memory Project which seeks to document the stories, family history, and legacy of these individuals and their descendants. Join American Ancestors expert, Meaghan Siekman, to learn about GU272 genealogical research and our new website that features a searchable database, oral histories of the descendants, and research tools for GU272 descendants and their families.
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