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Monday, June 1
Overview of the Ellis Island and New York Passenger List Collection  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Schelly Talalay Dardashti
 
MyHeritage’s U.S. Genealogy Advisor Schelly Talalay Dardashti will give an overview of the Ellis Island and New York Passenger List collection to help you discover information about ancestors who immigrated or traveled to the United States.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Tuesday, June 2
Getting Started on MyHeritage: Growing Your Tree  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
So you’ve entered your information, your parents’ information, and your grandparents’ information… where do you go from here? Learn to grow your family tree beyond the very basics.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION.
 


Tuesday, June 2
Sources for Landed and Titled People  (Education/Training)
10:00 pm
FREE Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Presenter: Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research.
 
Learn what original, published and internet sources are available for tracing your “upper crust” ancestors, those who are titled and/or owned land. Prove those connections to Royalty.
 


Wednesday, June 3
Fabulous Photo Discoveries at MyHeritage  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke
 
Lisa Louise Cooke, founder of the genealogy research website Genealogy Gems, will illustrate the incredible potential of MyHeritage’s Photo Discoveries™ feature.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Wednesday, June 3
"What are the Odds?" An online tool that can help solve DNA puzzles  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Presenter: Jonny Perl, Jonny Perl is a genealogist, DNA enthusiast and web developer based in London.
 
When working with DNA for family history research, there are many scenarios where a "mystery match" will emerge. This person will share DNA with several people within a known tree, while their genealogical connection to the tree is not known. They could be someone with unknown or mistaken parentage, or simply an uncommunicative match. This webinar will show how "What are the Odds?" (WATO) can guide you towards answers to puzzles like these.
 


Thursday, June 4
Your Questions Answered on the MyHeritage Help Center  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Have a question or concern? MyHeritage has the answers to many frequently asked questions, all at your fingertips and in 42 languages.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION


Monday, June 8
An Inside Look at the Theory of Family Relativity™  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Uri Gonen
 
Uri Gonen, our Senior VP of Product Management, will give you a peek into the inner workings of MyHeritage’s revolutionary Theory of Family Relativity™ feature, showing you how this feature calculates plausible theories for relationships between users and their DNA Matches.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Tuesday, June 9
Different Views of Your Family Tree  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Utilize the 4 family tree views on MyHeritage — Tree view, List view, Fan view, and Pedigree view — and learn many new ways to look at your tree.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION
 


Wednesday, June 10
Q & A with Roberta Estes  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Roberta Estes
 
Roberta Estes, founder of DNAeXplain, will be answering your questions about interpreting DNA results. You’ll be able to ask your questions ahead of time or live during the session.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Thursday, June 11
Are You Seeing Double? Dealing with Duplicate Individuals in Your Tree  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Sometimes we discover that the same individual appears more than once in the family tree. Learn how to consolidate information and clean up your tree.
 
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Thursday, June 11
First Steps in Family History  (Education/Training)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
FREE VIRTUAL Webinar by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Presented by Anne Lawthers, Genealogist 

Ever wondered about your ancestral roots? Want to prove—or disprove—a family myth? Inherited family papers and heirlooms and want to piece together their story? Learning about your family history can be a rewarding and enriching endeavor, bringing you closer to family, communities, and human history. But how do you get started? Genealogist Ann Lawthers will explain the first steps of family history, the records you may use, and some of the information you’ll learn along the way.
 
 


Monday, June 15
LCGS Board of Directors Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Monday, June 15
Overview of the Greek Historical Record Collections  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Gregory Kontos and Carol Kostakos Petranek
 
Join our Product Manager and founder of Greek Ancestry, Gregory Kontos, and Hellenic ancestry researcher Carol Kostakos Petranek, on a tour of the brand-new collection of Greek historical records recently added to MyHeritage’s archives.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Tuesday, June 16
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Webinar - Pre-Register starting Monday, June 15, 2020
STOP Battling with Military Records by John Strasburg.
If you've hit a brick wall researching your ancestor's U.S. military records or you're just wondering how to get started, guest presenter John Strasburg will describe the different types of records, availability, and where you can obtain them.
 
John Strasburg is a member of the Genealogical Society of Collier County and a genealogy room volunteer in the Collier County Public Library’s Naples Regional location. He is originally from Western New York and now resides in Naples following a twenty-two-year career in the United States Coast Guard. In 2017, John received a certificate in genealogical research from Boston University’s Metropolitan College, Center for Professional Education. His genealogical areas of interest are military records, Prussia, and Italy.
 


Tuesday, June 16
Family Tree Builder: Recording Sources for Your Facts  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
The key to building an accurate tree is to cite sources for every piece of information you add. Learn how to add source citations to your facts on Family Tree Builder.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION

 


Tuesday, June 16
The Curious Career of Judas Monis  (Education/Training)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
FREE VIRTUAL Webinar by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Presented by Michael Hoberman
A Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Even
 
Judah Monis was born in Italy, received a Jewish education in Livorno and Amsterdam, and traveled to New York in 1716, where he affiliated briefly with that city's Shearith Israel congregation. Why and how he ended up moving to Cambridge, Massachusetts, accepting a teaching position at Harvard and converting to Christianity, will be the subject of this talk by Michael Hoberman, the author of New Israel/New England: Jews and Puritans in Early America.
 


Wednesday, June 17
Research Methods and Sources and Citations  (Education/Training)
2:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Facebook Live Sessions
Speaker: Dick Eastman

Celebrated genealogist Dick Eastman will give you valuable tips and information on effective research methods and how to properly list sources and citations.
 
No need to pre-register!
 


Thursday, June 18
Open Mic: Ask Your Questions About MyHeritage  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Be ready to TALK, as Daniel Horowitz will open your mic to hear your questions and answer them live. Feel free to send questions in advance to webinars@myheritage.com
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION


Thursday, June 18
Getting Started in Portuguese Genealogy  (Education/Training)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
FREE VIRTUAL Webinar by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Presented by Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist
 
Família! Learn the basics of Portuguese family history research from Senior Genealogist Rhonda R. McClure. Rhonda will discuss some of the common challenges in Portuguese research, review go-to records and resources, and demonstrate key search strategies.
 
 


Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21
2020 Annual Meeting - Joseph Vick Family of America Genealogy Society  (Other Genealogy Societies)
Dallas, Texas
For more information visit: http://www.jvfoa.com/2020-texas.php.


Tuesday, June 23
Use Photos to Enrich Your Tree on MyHeritage  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Use photos to enhance your family tree: upload them, tag your family members, and colorize them to draw a more complete and vivid picture of your family’s heritage.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION


Thursday, June 25
Family Tree Builder: Advanced Features  (Education/Training)
1:00 pm
FREE MyHeritage Ask the Expert Series
These informative webinars are hosted by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage.  They take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 P.M. EDT and cover a wide range of topics.
 
Family Tree Builder is a robust software that can help you take your genealogy research to the next level. Learn about the advanced features of this powerful tool and how they can help you build an extremely detailed, accurate family tree.
 
REGISTER HERE FOR THIS SESSION


Tuesday, June 30
Jewish Life in Rural New England:  (Education/Training)
4:00 pm to 12:00 am
FREE VIRTUAL Webinar by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Jewish Life in Rural New England: How did the Jews get to Mars Hill, Maine, and Other Stories From the Field
Presented by Michael Hoberman
A Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Event
 
From 2002 to 2006, Michael Hoberman conducted fifty interviews with over sixty Jews from various parts of rural New England for his book How Strange It Seems. In this talk, he will tell the story of how he found, interviewed, and maintained contact with this generationally, observationally, and occupationally diverse group of people.
 



Thursday, July 9
Bonita Springs Genealogy Club Membership Meeting  (Bonita Springs Genealogy Club)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Monday, July 13
LCGS Board of Directors Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Thursday, July 16
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Making the Most of FamilySearch by LCGS Member Kaaren Linton.
Are you getting the full benefit of using FamilySerch? Just like we use only a fraction of our brains, most users only scratch the surface of what is savailable to them on FamilySearch. Kaaren Linton will give us an indepth look at what we're missing when we use FamilySearch.org.



Thursday, August 13
Bonita Springs Genealogy Club Membership Meeting  (Bonita Springs Genealogy Club)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Monday, August 17
LCGS Board of Directors Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Thursday, August 20
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting  (LCGS Activities)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To be Announced.