Free genealogy webinars for October 2020 include colonial America research, Y DNA, WWI, and Swedish genealogy! Not sure what a webinar even is? Click here to learn the details, then return back to this page to see all the terrific webinars available for the month of October!
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 October 2020.
6 Oct – “Advanced DNA Techniques: Deductive Chromosome Mapping,” presented by Blaine Bettinger, 9 pm ET.
7 Oct – “Wringing Every Drop Out of Y DNA,” presented by Roberta Estes, 2 pm ET.
8 Oct – “From Generation to Generation: An Updated Look at Kinship Determination,” presented by Judy G. Russell, 12 pm ET.
8 Oct – “Geo-Genealogy as a Problem Solving Tool: The Case of a 19th Century Female Teenage Immigrant,” presented by Jay Fonkert, 1:15 pm ET.
8 Oct – “Spanning 150 Years of Record Loss: A Methodological Approach to Identifying Parents in Sweden,” presented by Jill Morelli, 2:30 pm ET.
13 Oct – “Using MyHeritage Records to Quickly Discover and Write the Story of Your Ancestors,” presented by Devon Noel Lee, 2 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 October. 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.
3 Oct – “Manifest Destiny: Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors,” presented by Michael Strauss, 10 am PT.
21 Oct – “Researching California Mission Indians Using a Case Study,” presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, 6 pm PT.
Wisconsin Genealogical Society offers:
20 Oct – “Gravestones & Epitaphs of our Ancestors,” presented by Michael Strauss, 7 pm CT.
15 Oct – “The Great War: Researching Your WWI Ancestors,” presented by Michael Strauss, 8 pm ET.
Georgia Genealogical Society offers:
8 Oct – “Colonial Research in Maryland,” presented by Debra A. Hoffman, 8 pm ET.
Utah Genealogical Association offers:
Next webinar for UGA is set for November.
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