Free genealogy webinars for August 2020 include DNA for adoption mysteries, Civil War pension packets, bounty land research, researching Creek Indians of southern states 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 fabulous 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.
Take a look at what’s coming up these next few weeks from the Family History Library’s webinar series.
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 genealogy webinars for August 2020.
4 Aug 2020 – “Tracing Australian & New Zealand WWI Ancestors,” presented by Helen V. Smith, 10 pm ET.
5 Aug 2020 – “Using DNA to Solve Adoption & Unknown Parentage Mysteries,” presented by Michelle Leonard, 2 pm ET.
6 Aug 2020 – “Preparing a Portfolio: Applying to Become a Certified Genealogist,” presented by Angela Packer McGhie, 8 pm ET.
11 Aug 2020 – “Working with Different Family Tree Views on MyHeritage,” presented by Uri Gonen, 2 pm ET.
12 Aug 2020 – “Dissecting a Civil War Pension Packet: Union and Confederate,” presented by Jill Morelli, 8 pm ET.
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 free genealogy 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.
1 Aug 2020 – “Cousin Baiting and Cousin Stalking,” presented by Christine Cohen, 1 pm ET.
19 Aug 2020 – “The Most Prominent Citizens: Using County Histories,” presented by Cari A. Taplin, 9 pm ET.
Wisconsin Genealogical Society offers:
18 Aug 2020 – “Bounty Land: It’s Complicated,” presented by Annette Burke Lyttle, 7 pm CT.
20 Aug 2020 – “Death by Undue Means: Coroners’ Records,” presented by Judy G. Russell, 8 pm ET.
Georgia Genealogical Society offers:
13 Aug 2020 – “Creek Indians of the Southern States,” presented by Rick Fogarty, 8 pm ET.
Utah Genealogical Association offers:
4 Aug 2020 – “If You Build It, They Will Come: Creating a Website for Your Genealogy Business,” presented by Elizabeth O’Neal, 6 pm MT.
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