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21 June 2020

Online genealogy, week of June 22-28




Here are some online genealogy events offered this week. Most are free. See our post “Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus,” for links to archived classes at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more.

Conferences and Webinars (fee charged)
June 25-27: "Virtual Spring Research Stay-At-Home"–American Ancestors
June 27-28: “Hidden Gems at the Missouri State Archives” –St. Louis Genealogical Society


To register for a class below, please click on the name of the host organization.

The New England Historical and Genealogical Society offers this presentation:
June 24: "Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr" by Rick Beyer

Legacy Family Tree hosts the following free classes:
June 23: "Working with SuperSearch to find the Right Historical Record" by Daniel Horowitz 
June 24: "Utilizing the HathiTrust Digital Library" by Colleen Robledo Greene

"Free Webinar Weekends":
June 26-28: "African American Genealogy," featuring five presentations over two days. Visit the website to register and for details.


FamilySearch has free webinars every week. This week:
June 23: "¿Qué harías tu?" (in Spanish)
June 23: "Oregon Land Donation Records" by Lyn Rasmussen

Conference Keeper has a large calendar of activities (too many to list) by genealogical associations around the country. New events are often added at the last minute, so check the calendar frequently. 
Here are a few of this week's highlights:

June 22: “New Jersey Vital Records, Adoption, and Divorce” by Melissa Johnson

June 23: “Google Books: The Tool You Should Use Every Day!” by Lisa Louise Cooke

June 24: “2020 Update: Basics of Ancestry.com” with James Tanner

June 25: “The Connemaras: Despair in the Heartland” by Jane Kennedy

June 25: “Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy” by Dr. Penny Walters

June 27: "Our Ancestors Weren't Always Honest" by Amy Crabill Lay

June 28: “Finding Jewish Records on the MyHeritage Search Engine” by Daniel Horowitz

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