Webinars and Classes

Become familiar with English poor law and how it would have affected your pauper ancestors.
Learn how to research your Danish Ancestors through a better understanding of church records, research strategy, and record analysis.
Do you find yourself confused with Nordic naming practices? This class will walk you through the naming practices for the countries of Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Demark - explaining their similarities and differences. It will also outline good practices on how to navigate these naming patterns as you input your family into FamilySearch Family Tree.Go to the following timestamps to learn about your desired country's naming pattern: Sweden 5:00Finland 12:23Denmark 26:00Norway 32:04
Between 1864 and 1917 it’s difficult to find an unknown biological father in Swedish records. Gratefully, this is within range to use autosomal DNA data as a tool to solve the problem. Come learn how autosomal DNA was used to find a biological father in a case study scenario.
This class will teach where to look for living relatives and how to follow their ancestors in earlier records for Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
Introduction to United States Baptist church records, inlcuding historical background, record types, and key collections.
This class explains how to use Szukaj w Archiwach, the Polish State Archives website.
U.S. federal census records are the gateway to finding and using most other records in the United States. In this class, we will focus on post-1850 census records. We will review their background, content, discuss their genealogical value, demonstrate how to find these valuable records, and use them in your research.
We will explore how to find family history records for British ancestors living outside of Great Britain.
Learn how to locate online church records for your Lutheran, Catholic, and Mennonite ancestors who lived in the Black Sea or Volga regions.
From the founding of the United States of America, its government has provided compensation for those who served in the military. Pension files contain applications from soldiers and their family members for government assistance and often include information of great genealogical value. This class will cover when and why military pension records were created and what information they contain; how to identify whether pension files exist for your ancestor; and how to access, read, and evaluate these records.
Learn how to navigate the website of the Brno Moravian Provincial Archives to find your ancestors' birth, marriage, and death records.
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