Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

Finding Scottish Ancestors Online SESSION: S423, TIME & DATE: 05-11-2019 11 a.m. Finding Scottish Ancestors Online helps you find and use leading websites and lesser-known databases for Scottish research, including search strategies for finding parish records, civil registrations, marriages, w...

Daniel R. Lilienkamp Church Records of Canton Bern, Switzerland SESSION: T215, TIME & DATE: Thursday, 9 May 2019 9:30 a.m. The church records of Canton Bern consist of 832 rolls of microfilm and 82 printed volumes, which are written in three languages (German, French, and Latin). These records...

Ortssippenbücher: Researching German Ancestors SESSION: S413, TIME & DATE: Saturday, 11 May 2019 9:30 a.m. Daniel R. Lilienkamp What if I told you there was a resource, in roman type, that transcribed German records for a community? What if I told you that source listed families in alphabetic...

Family Tree Builder—MyHeritage Free Software to Safely Build, Research, and Showcase your Genealogy SESSION: F348, TIME & DATE: Friday, May 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m. SPONSOR: MyHeritage Daniel Horowitz Used by millions of people worldwide, Family Tree Builder helps you research your family tree by ...

New DNA Tools and Features on MyHeritage SESSION: S452, TIME & DATE: Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:00 p.m. SPONSOR: MyHeritage Daniel Horowitz Today’s affordable, easy-to-use DNA home testing kit can reveal valuable family history information and tell you more about your origins. The DNA Matching ...

Mapping Irish Locations Online SESSION: T223, DATE & TIME: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, 9 May 2019 Pamela Guye Holland Finding Irish records can be confusing because of the many jurisdictions. Using maps to visualize the jurisdictions makes it easy to zero in on where to look for records. This lectur...

Family History on Your Smartphone or Tablet SESSION: F308, TIME & DATE: 8:00 a.m. Friday, 10 May 2019   Pamela Guye Holland Stop lugging your heavy laptops and genealogical notebooks around and use your Smartphone, iPad or Tablet instead. Learn how to retrieve, store, and share your family...

Authenticating Family Stories: How Local Newspapers Can Give Your Family Story a Second Life SESSION: F327, DATE & TIME: Friday 10 May 2019 11:00 a.m. Greg Hilton Come and join in on fun newspaper research can bring! Take some time to sit back and relax as you rethink some of those research an...

Deciphering French Records SESSION: T250, DATE & TIME: Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:30 p.m. SPONSOR: History and Genealogy Department, St. Louis County Library Larry Franke Once you’ve located those 17th– to 18th century notarial and ecclesiastical records for your French North American ances...

Turning Raw Information into Evidence: Tips for Drawing and Explaining Conclusions SESSION: W151, TIME & DATE: Wednesday, 8 May, 4:00 p.m. SPONSOR: Board for Certification of Genealogists J.H. “Jay” Fonkert I can’t help it. I like methodology. If you’re still with me… It’s ...