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19 April 2020

Online Genealogy: Week of April 19-26

Each week we will share news of upcoming online genealogy events. Most of them are free. Check our previous post “Genealogy Learning in theTime of Coronavirus” for a list of and links to free archived classes you can find online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more. 

Legacy Family Tree continues unlocking new webinars every day this month. This week:
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society hosts 3 webinars this week:
FamilySearch hosts a daylong "English Research Seminar" in commemoration of St. George's Day, Thursday, April 23! Topics include:
  • A Researcher's View of Old English Life
  • England Non-Conformist Church Records
  • I Give and Bequeath: English Probate Records
  • Introduction to English Heraldry 
Your DNA Guide offers the free webinar "Understanding MyHeritage DNA" twice this week, on April 21 and April 23.

Conference Keeper keeps an up-to-date calendar of genealogy events from all over. Check their site for a list that includes many of the events mentioned above, plus some other gems that might be overlooked.

Don't forget to check the websites of your local genealogy and historical societies!

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