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06 June 2020

Online genealogy, week of June 8-15

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.

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

June 15: Risky Business: Limiting Liability in a Litigious World by Judy G. Russell

The New England Historical and Genealogical Society offers these free online classes:
June 8: Honor Moore with Our Revolution: A Mother and Daughter at Mid-Century (New England Historical Genealogical Society)
June 10: Researching English Eastern Canada
June 10: First Steps in Family History 

Legacy Family Tree and MyHeritage host "Free Weekend Webinars" in June. They feature a variety of speakers on 3 different tracks:
Technology, June 12-14, 6 classes
Great Britain, June 19-21, 6 classes
African American, June 26-28, 5 classes
Visit the website for details.

FamilySearch has free webinars every week. This week:
June 9: Online Resources for Reading Dutch Documents
June 9: ¿QuĂ© dice? Como leer la escritura antigua (in Spanish)
June 10: England Records Beyond the Grave
June 15: Best Practices on Family Tree for Nordic Ancestors 

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society hosts two free webinars:
June 8: The New York Gateway: Immigration, Emigration and Migration by Jane E. Wilcox
June 9: 2020 New York State Family History Conference--What's On the Program? Susan R. Miller and D. Joshua Taylor

Conference Keeper has a large calendar listing activities by genealogical associations around the country. Here are a few notable events:
June 9: Finding What You Need and Using What You Find (Virtual Genealogical Association) by Pam Vestal
June 9: Pity the Poor Orphan: Children’s Homes in America (Allen County Public Library)
June 9: Genealogische Karten online selbst erstellen mit StepMap (in German)
June 10:  Duplicates in Family Tree, Part 1: Why They’re There and How to Find Them (BYU Family History Library) with Kathryn Grant 
June 11: The Fisherman Who Wanted to Marry the Executioner’s Daughter: Stories You Missed from German Marriage Sources (Germanic Genealogy Societ) by Warren Bittner
June 11: Adventures with Adobe Photoshop Elements: Enhancement, Contrast, and Brightness Correction (Allen County Public Library)
June 14: U.K. Parish Registers (Virtual Genealogy Association) by Robert Parker

Stay safe, be well, and happy learning!

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