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10 July 2020

Online genealogy, week of July 13-19


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

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

The Southern California Genealogical Society hosts its monthly webinar.
July 15: "Julian to Gregorian: When and How our Calendar Changed" by Seema Kenne

American Ancestors offers the following:
July 18: "La Mia Famiglia: Researching Italian Ancestors" by Rhonda McClure (fee)

The BYU Family History Library offers a webinar:
July 15: "Demystifying the FamilySearch catalog" with Rachel Derenthal

Legacy Family Tree hosts two webinars:
July 14: "Connecting the Dots–Introduction to Auto Clusters at MyHeritage DNA" by Paul Woodbury
July 15: "On the Record Trail of My LDS Immigrant Ancestor" by Sunny Morton
 
Densho.org continues its series on "Finding Your Nikkei Roots"
July 16: "Incarceration Records"

Conference Keeper has a large calendar of events (too many to list) by genealogical associations around the country. New events may be added at the last minute, so check frequently. Here are a few of the coming week's highlights:
July 13: “FamilySearch.org Scavenger Hunt,” (fee) a two-week course led by Tamara Hallo
July 13:  "Tracing Living Persons" by Bob Bryan
July 14: “Family History Resources at the Library of Congress” by Tina Beaird
July 14: “Preserving Personal Genealogical Information and Family Memorabilia: Lessons Learned from Recent Wildfire and Flood Disasters” by John Putnam
July 14: “SummerQuest Online for Teens: Who Do You Think You Are?”
July 16: “America’s New Deal: The WPA’s Federal Project Number One” with Ann Staley
July 16: “Digging for Roots in the Garden State” with Michelle Chubenko
July 18: “Genealogy Boot Camp” with Amy Johnson Crow (reservations required)

Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!


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