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An announcement from FamilySearch:
Increase your ability to make more family discoveries by virtually attending the FamilySearch Family History Library's free April 2021 Webinars. Sessions feature beginner level classes covering US research tips, Genetic Genealogy (DNA), Analyzing What You Know, Finding Original Records, Correcting Relationships and Merging Dupicates (in Family Tree), an open Q&A session plus one Spanish language class entitled ¿Qué dice? Cómo leer la escritura antigua (What does it say? How to read ancient writing.).
Spend a day with the FamilySearch US Research team learning tips and tricks for discovery your US ancestors in a hands-on case study learning format (See Finding the Parents of Bertha Kantner: An Interactive How-to US Research Case Study).
Update your genealogy sleuthing skills with information on genetic genealogy in a series of sessions covering Why and How Genealogists use DNA, Grouping Matches, Determining Relationships, Finding Unknown Parents, and Solving a Brick Wall (case study). If your family history leads back to England ten sessons will immerse you in Resources on Ancestry and FindMyPast, the FamilySearch Wiki, Reading Old Handwriting, plus Church of England records, English History, and England jurisdictions.
No registration is required for these free online sessions. See the table of classes below for more details.
If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars.
All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MDT).
Want more? Peruse over 1,000 free, on-demand sessions from RootsTech Connect 2021.
Visit Classes and Online Webinars for more information.
FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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