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50% off a Legacy Family Tree Webinars membership

RootsTech brings many good announcements, and this is one of them. As a RootsTech special, an annual membership to Legacy Family Tree Webinars is 50 percent off, from February 29 to March 2, although it appears to be available now. … Continue reading

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How to download handouts before RootsTech begins

There’s already plenty of buzz about RootsTech, the world’s largest genealogy conference that runs from February 29 to March 2, including a blog post by Marian B. Wood on her blog, Climbing My Family Tree, on how to download some … Continue reading

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Ontario Ancestors’ webinars this week

Here’s what to look forward to watching from Ontario Ancestors this week. These virtual presentations are free and open to the public. The times are in Eastern time. Monday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. — Sudbury District BranchUsing Canadiana by Dave … Continue reading

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Ontario Ancestors’ virtual presentations this week

The following virtual presentations are hosted by Ontario Ancestors’ branches. They are free and open to the public. The times are in Eastern time. Wednesday, February 21, 7:00 p.m. — Thunder Bay District BranchMore Thrilling Stories from New France by … Continue reading

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Free access to Newspapers.com’s entire collection until Monday

Access to Newspapers.com’s entire collection is now free until Monday, February 19, 11:59 p.m. Mountain time, using this link. You must start your search from the Free Access page. It doesn’t appear that you need to set up an account … Continue reading

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NEHGS hosts hybrid presentation this Thursday on records and resources at Library and Archives Canada 

The New England Historic Genealogical Society will host a free hybrid presentation on Records and Resources at Library and Archives Canada, delivered by Rhonda McClure, on Thursday, February 15, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. It will be held online and … Continue reading

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Free access to marriage records on MyHeritage includes a collection unique to Quebec

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, MyHeritage is offering free access to its collection of marriage records until February 17. Access to these records usually requires a Complete or Data subscription, but for five days, they’re completely free to search. Simply register … Continue reading

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Ontario Ancestors’ free virtual presentations this week

There’s a good collection of virtual presentations this week from Ontario Ancestors. As usual, all are open to the public and, with the exception of a two-part workshop noted at the end of this blog post, they are free. The … Continue reading

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Virtual BIFHSGO meeting this Saturday about British census records and female ancestors

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) always hosts good monthly meetings, and this month looks equally good. The meeting is free and open to all who register for this virtual meeting. Kicking off the meeting on … Continue reading

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California Genealogical Society’s virtual presentation features French Canadian research

The California Genealogical Society will host a hybrid meeting — in person and online — during which Jane Lindsey will deliver her presentation, Beginning French Canadian Research, on Wednesday, February 7, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time. The meeting will take … Continue reading

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