Thursday, September 1, 2011

Free Webinars from Legacy

Four new free webinars  from Legacy, follow the links to register.  Please visit Legacy News at  for additional information.  You do not need to be a Legacy Software User to take advantage of these webinars:

Watch Geoff Live: Adding a Census Record, presented by Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen on Wednesday, September 7 at 9:00PM Eastern U.S. time.
In this webinar, Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen will demonstrate what to do with a census record. You are invited to watch live as Geoff adds the information to his real, personal Legacy family file. In this live, unscripted session, Geoff will talk his way through adding a 1920 U.S. census record and a 1911 England census record to his family file giving you ideas on how to use various aspects of Legacy Family Tree. In preparation for the webinar: 1) Download and print the census records here so you can follow along.
ThomasMacentee-smallFacebook for Genealogists, presented by webinar-favorite Thomas MacEntee on Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00PM Eastern U.S. time.
Afraid to make the jump into Facebook? Wondering what all the fuss is about or how Facebook can work to the genealogist's advantage? Come along for a journey through this exciting social media application. If you've decided to set up a Facebook account not only to stay in touch with family but to expand your genealogy experience, you will learn the basics of the program including how to protect your privacy, how to make friends on Facebook, and how to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
PaulAllenExploring and, presented by Paul Allen on Friday, September 16 at 2:00 PM Eastern U.S. time. recently celebrated its 5th anniversary. Founder Paul Allen and his team of genealogy developers have been building a "one-stop-shop" for genealogy records and family history information by aggregating records from numerous sources. Today, WVR has nearly 5 billion names in more than 50,000 databases from nearly 50 content partners around the world. This webinar is for 1) those who want an overview and comparison of these services without having to buy anything and 2) current subscribers to or who want to learn more about the resources already at their fingertips. Of course, no purchase is necessary to learn about these services, but if you've been considering new ways of finding your ancestors, this webinar is for you. Paul Allen is the founder of both and, and has quickly become known as the unofficial Google+ Statistician.
MarianPL-100Researching Your Connecticut Ancestors, presented by Marian Pierre-Louis on Wednesday, September 21 at 2:00PM Eastern U.S. time.
Learn how to research your Connecticut ancestors. Discover what records are available, where they are located and how to put them to the best use. Marian is a House Historian and Genealogical Lecturer who specializes in southern New England (CT, RI, MA) research. She frequently speaks on New England topics including house history research, social media, African American research and a broad range of genealogical topics. She is the author of several blogs including The New England House Historian and Marian's Roots & Rambles.

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