webinar worldWebinars are an amazing way to be able to expand your knowledge, and you can learn from some of the world’s best family historians from the comfort of your own home.

Now the team at Legacy Family Tree Webinars have announced their schedule of webinars for 2016, and there is an incredible 63 of them! And this time they feature lots of new speakers as well.

Covering everything from technology topics, to organisation, to DNA, the law, photographs and tombstones, learning how to use the online data websites to advantage, and everything else in between. There really is something for everyone.

One of them may be the one to help you break down your genealogical brick wall!

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January 2016
– 6th Tap Into Your Inner Private Eye – 9 Strategies for Finding Living Relatives by Lisa Louise Cooke.
– 13th Technology and Techniques for Differentiating Two People with the Same Name by Geoff Rasmussen.
– 15th Snagit software for Genealogists by Michael Brophy.
– 20th The Basics of Virginia Research by Shannon Combs-Bennett.
– 27th The Paper-Less Genealogist by Denise Levenick.
– 29th MyHeritage – Technologies and Content to Bolster Your Research by MyHeritage.

February 2016
– 10th The Scots-Irish in America by Peggy Lauritzen.
– 17th Getting Started with Microsoft Word by Thomas MacEntee.
– 19th Problem Solving with FANs by Beth Foulk.
– 24th A Guided Tour of Cyndi’s List 2.0 by Cyndi Ingle.

March 2016
– 2nd The War of 1812 Records – Preserving the Pensions by Michael Hall.
– 4th Making YDNA and mtDNA Part of Your Family History by Diahan Southard.
– 9th How Do I Know That’s My Ancestor? by Amy Johnson Crow.
– 16th The Private Laws of the Federal and State Governments by Judy Russell.
– 23rd Introduction to German Parish Records by Gail Blankenau.
– 30th Proof Arguments – How to Write Them and Why They Matter by Warren Bittner.

April 2016
– 6th Getting to Know Findmypast – Your Source for British and Irish Genealogy by Jen Baldwin.
– 8th Confirming Enslaved Ancestors Utilizing DNA by Melvin Collier.
– 13th U.S. Land Records – State Land States by Mary Hill.
– 20th Fire Insurance Maps – The Google Maps of Their Day by Jill Morelli.
– 27th England and Wales – Rummaging in the Parish Chests by Kirsty Gray.

May 2016
– 4th Google Drive for Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee.
– 11th Dirty Pictures – Save Your Family Photos from Ruin by Denise Levenick.
– 13th Messages from the Grave – Listening to Your Ancestor’s Tombstone by Elissa Powell.
– 18th Mining the Über-sites for German Ancestors by Jim Beidler.
– 25th Discover American Ancestors (NEHGS) by Lindsay Fulton.

June 2016
– 1st Get the Most from AmericanAncestors.org by Claire Vail.
– 8th Researching Your Washington State Ancestors by Mary Roddy.
– 10th Introduction to the Freedmen’s Bureau by Angela Walton-Raji.
– 15th Ticked Off! Those Pesky Pre-1850 Census Tic Marks by Peggy Lauritzen.
– 22nd Digging Deeper in German Parish Records by Gail Blankenau.
– 29th Circles or Triangles? What Shape is Your DNA? by Diahan Southard.

July 2016
– 6th Navigating Naturalization Records by Lisa Alzo.
– 13th A Genealogist’s Guide to Heraldry by Shannon Combs-Bennett.
– 15th Finding French Ancestors by Luana Darby.
– 20th Organize Your Online Life by Lisa Louise Cooke.
– 27th Researching Women – Community Cookbooks and What They Tell Us About Our Ancestors by Gena Philibert-Ortega.
– 30th Solutions for Missing and Scarce Records by Tom Jones.
– 30th The Germanic French – Researching Alsatian and Lorrainian Families by John Philip Colletta

August 2016
– 3rd Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint by Thomas MacEntee.
– 10th The Battle for Bounty Land – War of 1812 and Mexican-American Wars by Beth Foulk.
– 12th Homestead Act of 1862 – Following the Witnesses by Bernice Bennett.
– 17th Successfully Applying to a Lineage Society by Amy Johnson Crow.
– 24th Using Findmypast to Unlock Your Irish Ancestry by Brian Donovan.

September 2016
– 14th The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions by Judy Russell.
– 16th Clooz – A Document-Based Software Companion by Rich Thomas.
– 21st How to Use FamilySearch.org for Beginners by Devin Ashby.
– 28th Beginning Polish Genealogy by Lisa Alzo and Jonathan Shea.

October 2016
– 5th AHA! Analysis of Handwriting for Genealogical Research by Ron Arons.
– 12th Time and Place – Using Genealogy’s Cross-Hairs by Jim Beidler.
– 14th Finding Your Ancestors’ German Hometown by Ursula Krause.
– 19th Social History Websites That Bring Your Ancestor’s Story to Life by Gena Philibert-Ortega.
– 26th Flip for Flickr – Share, Store and Save Your Family Photos by Maureen Taylor.

November 2016
– 2nd Analysis and Correlation – Two Keys to Sound Conclusions by Chris Staats.
– 9th Publishing a Genealogy E-Book by Thomas MacEntee.
– 16th Dating Family Photographs by Jane Neff Rollins.
– 18th Nature & Nurture – Family History for Adoptees by Janet Hovorka and Amy Slade.
– 30th Multi-Media Story Telling by Devin Ashby.

December 2016
– 7th Becoming a Genealogy Detective by Sharon Atkins.
– 14th  From the Heartland – Utilizing Online Resources in Midwest Research by Luana Darby.
– 16th Tracing Your European Ancestors by Julie Goucher.
– 21st An Introduction to BillionGraves by Garth Fitzner.


So how do you take part in these webinars? Well, you can sign up with them for a month or a year, and that gives you access to them for that time frame.

Legacy Family Tree Webinars is a membership site, and it’s just US$9.95 for a month, or US$49.95 for a whole year. To put that into perspective, that works out to only US$0.79 per webinar, and that’s without even taking in the whole back catalogue which you can view as well. You cannot get any better than that!!

The table below clearly shows what you get for membership …

Legacy Webinars subscription costs 600


So what are you waiting for? Sign up now …

And by the way, you don’t have to watch them ‘live’, as they are still viewable later. So you don’t have to worry about being up at the right time or day or night (whatever time it happens to be in your part of the world), so you won’t miss it.