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Mar 31, 2021

Free Family History Webinars for April 2021 on FamilySearch.org:

An announcement from FamilySearch:

Increase your ability to make more family discoveries by virtually attending the FamilySearch Family History Library’s free April 2021 Webinars. Sessions feature beginner level classes covering US research tips, Genetic Genealogy (DNA)Analyzing What You Know, Finding Original Records, Correcting Relationships and Merging Dupicates (in Family Tree), an open Q&A session plus one Spanish language class entitled ¿Qué dice? Cómo leer la escritura antigua (What does it say? How to read ancient writing.).

Spend a day with the FamilySearch US Research team learning tips and tricks for discovery your US ancestors in a hands-on case study learning format (See Finding the Parents of Bertha Kantner: An Interactive How-to US Research Case Study).

Update your genealogy sleuthing skills with information on genetic genealogy in a series of sessions covering Why and How Genealogists use DNAGrouping Matches, Determining Relationships, Finding Unknown Parents, and Solving a Brick Wall (case study).  If your family history leads back to England ten sessons will immerse you in Resources on Ancestry and FindMyPast, the FamilySearch Wiki, Reading Old Handwriting, plus Church of England records, English History, and England jurisdictions.    

No registration is required for these free online sessions. See the table of classes below for more details.

If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars

All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MDT).

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DATE/TIME CLASS WEBINAR
Thu, Apr 1, 10:00 AM MST Research Process: Finding Original Records (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Apr 1, 1:00 PM MST Hessian Soldiers: Their History and How to Find Them in America and Germany (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 5, 10:00 AM MST Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Apr 6, 10:00 AM MST Merging Duplicate Records in FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Apr 8, 9:00 AM MST Finding the Parents of Bertha Kantner: An Interactive How-to US Research Case Study (7 hour event with frequent breaks) (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Apr 13, 10:00 AM MST Correcting Relationships in FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Apr 15, 10:00 AM MST United States Military Draft Records (Intermediate) Yes
Thu, Apr 15, 1:00 PM MST ¿Qué dice? Cómo leer la escritura antigua (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Apr 20, 10:00 AM MST Adding Memories to FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 9:00 AM MST Never Trust… (Beginner) by the British Research Team Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 9:30 AM MST English History and Family History Research: 1066-1714 (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 10:00 AM MST English History and Family History Research: 1714-1939 (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 10:30 AM MST England Jurisdictions (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 11:00 AM MST Church of England Records before 1813 (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 11:30 AM MST Church of England Records from 1813 onward (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 1:00 PM MST That’s English?! Reading Old Handwriting (Intermediate) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 1:30 PM MDT Introduction to Quarter Sessions Records (Intermediate) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 2:00 PM MDT England Research in the FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 2:30 PM MDT Key English Resources on FamilySearch.org (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 3:00 PM MDT Key English Resources on Ancestry.com (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 3:30 PM MDT Key English Resources on FindMyPast.com (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 4:00 PM MST Start with What You Know, Analyze What You Know (Beginner) Yes
Fri, Apr 23, 4:30 PM MST Open Question and Answer (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 9:00 AM MST Why Genealogists Use DNA (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 9:45 AM MST How Genealogists Use DNA (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 10:30 AM MST Grouping DNA Matches (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 1:00 PM MST Using DNA to Determine Relationships (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 2:15 PM MST Using DNA to Find Unknown Parents: A Case Study (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Apr 26, 3:00 PM MST Using DNA to Solve a Brick Wall: A Case Study (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Apr 27, 10:00 AM MST Using the FamilySearch Mobile Apps (Beginner) Yes

Visit Classes and Online Webinars for more information.

About FamilySearch

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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