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24 July 2020

Online genealogy, week of July 27-August 2

Here is a list of online genealogy events for the coming week. Most are free. See our post "Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus" for links to archived classes available at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more.

August 1: Be sure to check out the CGS workshop "Rules for Entering Family History Data" with Russ Worthington (fee)

Registration opens July 31 for this series of prerecorded webinars and live chats

To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization.

American Ancestors
July 28: "Jewish Women in the Labor Movement" by Judith Rosenbaum

July 29: FamilySearch Q&A with Kathryn Grant

July 28: "Where There's a Will, There's a Probate: U.S. Probate Records"

July 28: "Fabulous Photo Discoveries at MyHeritage" by Lisa Louise Cooke
July 29: "Researching a Loyalist Soldier" by Craig R. Scott continues its series on "Finding Your Nikkei Roots"
July 29: "Family History Records in Japan"

August 1: "Cousin Baiting and Cousin Stalking" by Christine Cohen

Conference Keeper has a large calendar of events (too many to list) hosted by various genealogical organizations. New events are added often, so check back frequently.
Here are a few of the coming week's highlights:
July 28: "Resources on" by Christine Cohen
July 28: "Jewish History and Genealogy" (panel discussion)
July 30: "African and Jamaican Roots: Who Do You Think You Are?" by Paul Crooks
July 31: "Tracing Black Ancestry: Secrets of the 1817 Slave Registers" by Paul Crooks
August 1: "The Psychology of Searching" and "Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy" by Penny Walters
August 2: "Mixing DNA with a Paper Trail" by Penny Walters

Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!

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