Thursday, July 19, 2007

Online Family History Fair 28 July 2007

I just received this from our friends at Family History Live Online www.familyhistoryliveonline

WHAT: a free online family history fair
WHEN: Saturday, July 28th from 8:00am to 2:00pm (Mountain Daylight Time).
WHO: Scheduled topics & presenters include:
  • “Using Catholic Records” by Jonathan Walker
  • “Needle in the Haystack: Finding Female Ancestors” by Gena Philibert Ortega,
  • “A Transatlantic Case Study”by Peter Barrie
  • “Effectively Tapping into Local, County, and Historical Societies” by Barrie Ewell,
  • “Effective Strategies for Researching Newspapers” by Barrie Ewell

HOW: This online fair is free. To participate you will need a computer with an internet connection and a free membership to Family History Live Online. Once you have signed up for a free membership you will be able to download our free software viewer that will allow you to hear and see this particular presentation.

See Family History Live Online’s website at
email the Fair Director, Gena Philibert Ortega at

I participated in a similar event a while back, and it was a lot of fun -- an interesting use of technology to "get the point across".

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
Your friend in genealogy.