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19 September 2020

Online genealogy, week of September 21-26

Our Events:

September 14
: Our "Writing Your Family History" Series concludes this Tuesday at 7 p.m. This week: Matt Berry talks about "Creating An Effective Index to your Family History Book."

September 26: Colleen Robledo Green leads "An Introduction to Researching Your Mexican Ancestors."

Conferences: [fee]

Numerous associations offer online genealogy events every week. Most are free. To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization. See our post "Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus" for links to classes archived online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more.

September 26: "Caribbean Ancestors: Surfing Anglican Records Online" (fee)
September 23: "Are You Related to a Famous Ancestor?" with James Tanner

September 21:

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

"Perches and Rods: Introducing U.S. Land Record"

"They're Better Than You Think: U.S. Census Records, 1790-1840"

September 22: 

"The Tired the Poor, and the Huddled Masses: U.S. Immigration"

"Becoming American: U.S. Naturalization"

"Migration Routes Across America"

September 23:

"Getting Started with U.S. Church Records Part 1: Introduction to Church Records and Anabaptists" 

"Getting Started with U.S. Church Records Part 2: Roman Catholic, Lutheran/Reformed, Episcopal/Anglican, Presbyterian"

"Getting Started with U.S. Church Records Part 3: Congregationalists, Quakers, Baptists, Methodists"
September 24:

"African American Strategies and Records Part 1"

"African American Strategies and Records Part 2"

"Beginning Jewish Research in the U.S."

September 25:

"Are You Your Own Brick Wall? Common Genealogical Mistakes and Their Solutions"

"When the Pandemic's Over: How to Do On-Site Research"

Legacy Family Tree
September 22: "Finding new cousins and building your family tree with DNA” by Anne Young
September 23: "Introduction to VPNs" by Thomas MacEntee

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 some of the coming week's highlights:

September 23: "Looking for My Babies: Freedmen Search For Families" (Fountaindale IL Public Library)
September 24: "Prussian Place Name Research" with Nancy Loe (Germanic Genealogy Society)
September 24: "Vivid-Pix: Latest Updates" (Allen County Public Library)
September 28: "Introduction to Genealogy" and "Intermediate Genealogy" (Acalanes Adult Education series: fee)

Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!

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