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Part Number: W9BCENSUS_

Price: $9.95
In part 6 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at census records and how to use them.
29 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9BVTLRECS_

Price: $9.95
In part 5 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at vital records and how to find them.
20 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9BDOCS_

Price: $9.95

In part 4 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at documents and how to find them.

18 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8HOMESRCS_

Price: $9.95
The best way to get started in family history is to discover the items you already have in your house. This first class will teach you what to look for that you don't realize you already have.

21 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8FORMS_

Price: $9.95
Forms are one of the tools that help you keep track of your family information as your gather it. Learn what forms to use and best practices for filling them in.

15 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8FAMSTORY_

Price: $9.95
One of the greatest sources of clues when getting started in family history is to draw on the stories passed down through your family. Learn how to find these stories and what to do with them

19 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8GENPRFNV_

Price: $9.95
How do you know if the facts you've uncovered are correct? How do you avoid attaching somebody else's ancestors to your family tree? This introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard will get your research moving in the right direction from the beginning and help you avoid errors and frustration.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on August 8, 2018. 1 hour 31 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGEN101-3_

Price: $9.95
We all have an aunt or a grandmother that has a shoebox full of obituaries, funeral cards, or other old documents that sit on a dresser or closet shelf. Or, perhaps we are that person with the shoebox. These beginning genealogy sessions will show how to take what you know and what you have access to, and teach the steps involved in getting it organized and compiled into a useful genealogy that can benefit future generations.
Session 3 - Learning how to obtain and read a record. After learning of the many ways to search for and obtain a record, we will analyze the information it may contain. We will examine some of the documents that produce the best evidence of family relationships. A small exercise in handwriting will round out this class.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on June 3, 2015. 1 hour 48 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGEN101-2_

Price: $9.95
Session 2 - Using Compiled Sources. There are many opportunities to view what has been researched before. Some of those collections include compiled genealogies and heritage books, and online compilations. We will look at some ways to discover if the previous research is credible and can aid in our own family history research.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on May 6, 2015. 1 hour 51 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGEN101-1_

Price: $9.95
Session 1 - Getting Started on the Right Foot. All of us know at least a bit of information about our family. It may be something we have heard, or something we have and don't know how it can help us. We will start out learning about information from an obituary, and entering the facts into the Legacy Family Tree software.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on April 1, 2015. 1 hour 48 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNOVICE_

Price: $9.95
Tips for the beginning genealogist or family historian will be offered including organization skills, home sources, personal interviews, and jurisdiction of some original records.
Part Number: WXTENBRIC1_

Price: $9.95
Marian Pierre-Louis, the genealogist who cracked the case of Nathan Brown's parents, is at it again. Once again she's tackling the topic of brick walls. Everyone needs a little help and encouragement to jump-start the research, especially on hard-to-solve cases. In this webinar, Marian will present 10 brick wall tips that will help every genealogist look at their research challenges in a fresh way. This webinar will bring you the momentum you need to get your family history research back on track.