Saturday, April 26, 2014

Genealogy hangouts, webinars and online classes next week

Thanks to the centralized calendar at, genealogists interested in learning more about our craft may reagister for these online seminars coming up this week. Be sure to verify the time in your neck of the woods. If you need a time zone converter see:

This centralized calendar provides information about how to attend genealogy-related online meetings, classes, hangouts, seminars and webinars, where there is a visual slide share and/or website or software demo for attendees to view.

Hosts may use a variety of platforms including Adobe Connect, AnyMeeting, Captera, Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Live Meeting, Skype, Web-Ex, and Wiggio, to name a few.

There are currently over 40 hosts with posting access to this calendar and blog, and over 200 hours of scheduled instruction for genealogists wishing to hone their research skills during the coming year. 


Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
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  1. Dear Myrtle, how can I find out if other people are researching my family? What would you recommend? Thank you Janet

    1. DearJANET,
      There are many ways to learn about other people who are working your same ancestral names in the specific localities where your progenitors once lived.

      1. Check online trees such as those found at:

      2. Check out surname lists and message boards. Cyndi's List has a great compilation located here:

      3. Check with the local genealogy or family history society in the localities where your ancestors lived.

      Good luck!
      Myrt :)