Free genealogy webinars for September 2019 include U.S. vital records, working with DNA, maps, immigrant ancestors and the railroads! 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 September!
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.
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 September.
3 September – “Are You Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research,” presented by Paul Milner, 8 pm MST (Mountain Standard Time).
4 September – “Combining DNA and Traditional Research: In-Depth Case,” presented by Michelle Leonard, 2 pm EST.
Special BCG Webinar Series Includes SIX top speakers on September 6, 2019
- “Reasonably Exhaustive Research: The First Criteria for Genealogical Proof,” presented by Elizabeth Shown Mills, 11 am EST.
- “Finding Immigrants Who ‘Disappeared’: A Research Approach Based on Recognizing and Challenging Assumptions,” presented by Martha Garrett, 12:15 pm EST.
- “Share and Share Alike: The Rules of Genealogical Privacy,” presented by Judy G. Russell, 1:30 pm EST.
- “Details of New and Modified DNA-Related Standards,” presented by Karen Stanbary, 3:30 pm EST.
- “How to Write a Case Studies That Meets the New Standards for DNA,” presented by Melinda Henningfield, 4:45 pm EST.
- “Reconstructing an Entrepreneurial Woman’s Life: From Family Intrigue to Water Rents,” presented by Rick Sayre, 6 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 September. 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.
7 September – “The Home Archivist: Preserving Family Records Like a Pro!” presented by Melissa Barker, 10 am PST.
18 September – “More Than a Bouquet of Flowers: Increasing Your Chance at the Courthouse,” presented by Michael John Neill, 6 pm PST.
Illinois Genealogical Society offers:
10 September – “Telling the Story with Maps: Maps of Early Illinois and Where to Find Them,” presented by Ginger Frere, 8 pm CST.
Wisconsin Genealogical Society offers:
17 September – “Following the Tracks: Your Ancestors on the Railroad,” presented by Michael Strauss, 7 pm CST.
19 September – “Making Those Early Census Records Talk,” presented by J. Mark Lowe, 8 pm EST.
Georgia Genealogical Society offers:
12 September – “Why They Left, Where They Went, and the Tales Their Journeys Can Reveal,” presented by Pam Vestal, 8 pm EST.
Utah Genealogical Association offers:
19 September – “Organized Research from Cradle to Grave,” presented by Lori Lee Sauber, 7 pm MST.
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