Colonial Research: Proving/Disproving an Undocumented Family Line
Many families take great pride in their colonial ancestral lines. This presentation examines the research plan and process of proving such a family line from Ohio back to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Online research is always helpful, but results of offline research at archives, repositories and libraries should not be forgotten for the thrill of […]
16 Death Records that Will Bring Your Research to Life!
Knowing where to look can sometimes be the most difficult part of research. This presentation is filled with stories and examples of often unknown, unfound, and unused death documents.
I’ve Got—Or I’m Getting—My DNA Report: Now What Do I Do? (Beginner)Lancaster Veterans' Memorial Library 1600 Veterans' Memorial Pkwy, Lancaster, Lancaster, Texas
Presented from a non-genetic genealogist point of view, this presentation explains in a fun and visual way how to choose a test, a company, what to do while waiting for the report, and how to maximize the report results. This session will be helpful for beginners.
FamilySearch: Finding What You Need and What You Didn’t Know You Wanted
Before Ancestry there was FamilySearch—and FamilySearch continues today as a thriving and consistently updated website for researchers. While many researchers are fond of FamilySearch Wiki and the main research page, this […]
I’ve Got My Ancestry DNA Report: Evaluating My Test Results For Connections (Intermediate)Lancaster Veterans' Memorial Library 1600 Veterans' Memorial Pkwy, Lancaster, Lancaster, Texas
This presentation takes understanding the DNA report to the next level. As a warm-up, we will touch on the DNA Ethnicity Report and the DNA Story; more importantly, we will […]