Free genealogy webinars for August 2019 include analyzing genealogical evidence, German research, DNA privacy, basics of land platting and more! Not sure what a webinar even is? Click here to learn the details, then return back to this page to see all the top-notch webinars available for the month of August!
Free Genealogy Webinars from the Family History Library in SLC
You don’t have to be in Utah to enjoy wonderful classes regarding genealogy and family history. The Family History Library in Salt Lake City offers numerous free webinars each month. Their list is quite extensive and cover a wide variety of topics.
The image below contains a sneak-peek at what’s coming up these next few weeks from the Family History Library’s webinar series. Check out the entire list by clicking on the image below.
Once on their web-page, if you see a class title you are interested in, click the hyperlinked title about 15 minutes before the webinar is to begin. (Remember, Utah is on Mountain Standard Time.) You will be directed to enter your name to join in on the webinar. You may also need to download Adobe Connect or install Adobe Flash. Just follow the directions, they will let you know what (if anything) you need to download or install to be able to watch the webinar. Don’t worry, it’s really quite easy!
Free Genealogy Webinars from Legacy Family Tree
Legacy Family Tree Webinars also has free content each month. Though it is a subscription site, they offer free webinars several times a week to the public. If you miss a live webinar, you have a week to view it for free. Here’s a glance at a few of the upcoming, free genealogy webinars coming up at Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Click on the titles below to see a description and register for free or click here to see all the free webinars for August.
2 August – “DNA, Genealogy, and Privacy: Handling the Double Edged-Sword,” presented by Thomas MacEntee, 2 pm EST.
6 August – “Finding Families in New Zealand,” presented by Fiona Brooker. This is part of the Down Under Series and includes times that fit into anyone’s schedule anywhere in the world! Check out more about the Down Under Series, here.
7 August – “Cast Studies in Gray: Identifying Shared Ancestries Through DNA and Genealogy,” presented by Nicka Smith, 2 pm EST.
14 August – “Basics of Land Platting: Part 1,” presented by J. Mark Lowe, 8 pm EST.
State Societies Offer Free Genealogy Webinars, Too!
Free genealogy webinars are being offered from state genealogical societies, too. Be sure to check your own state society to see what is offered. Here is a short list of some of the webinars you might be interested in for the month of August. You do not need to be a member of these societies to enjoy the live webinar. Click on the hyperlinked society’s name and you will be directed to a page to register for the upcoming webinars.
Southern California Genealogical Society offers:
3 August – “Successful Railroad Records Research in Today’s World,” presented by Paula Stuart-Warren, 10 am PST.
Illinois Genealogical Society offers:
13 August – “The Great Lakes and the Role They Played in the Years of Prohibition,” presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, 8 pm CST.
Wisconsin Genealogical Society offers:
20 August – “The 1849 Wisconsin Asiatic Cholera Epidemic and Its Implications for Genealogical Research,” presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, 7 pm CST.
Florida State Genealogical Society offers:
15 August – “Analyze This! Scrutinizing Evidence for Problem Solving,” presented by Victor Dunn, 8 pm EST.
Georgia Genealogical Society offers:
8 August – “Those Who Remained: Cherokee in the Southeast After the Trail of Tears,” presented by Anita Finger-Smith, 8 pm EST.
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