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  • Getting Started in Genealogy

    A quick overview of forms, software programs and charts to use when getting started. Tips for recording names, dates and things to consider as you move forward with your research.
    May 22, 2020
  • FamilySearch Tips

    If your FamilySearch searches haven’t been successful, this presentation demonstrates five techniques that may help. These include: • Narrowing your search with filters • Using wild cards • Adding a relationship • Adding an event • Browsing images The presentation will provide you with additional tools which will give you some alternatives to conducting basic searches.
    May 28, 2020
  • 1. Research Process - Introduction

    This is the first lesson in this series on Helping Others Get Started with Family History. This course is designed for consultants, helpers and anyone who wants to learn more about doing family history research. The research process is the key to successful and accurate family history work. In this lesson, we will introduce the research process.
    May 28, 2020

Recently Added Lessons

  • Discovering Your Mayflower Ancestors Using FamilySearch Research Wiki

    This video continues the story of Brandon as he learns how to discover his Mayflower ancestors. In this video, Lyn teaches Brandon how to use the FamilySearch Research Wiki to discover his Mayflower connection.Once you have finished viewing this lesson, click here to learn what you can do next.
    August 06, 2020
  • Discovering Your Mayflower Ancestors Using Relative Finder

    This video continues the story of Brandon as he learns how to discover his Mayflower ancestors. In this video, Lyn teaches Brandon how to use Relative Finder to discover his Mayflower connection. Once you have finished viewing this lesson, click here to learn what you can do next.
    August 06, 2020
  • You have Mayflower ancestors! Now What?

    Brandon has learned that he has Mayflower ancestors. Lyn now talks with him about what he can do with this information. Learn about the next steps you can take with the new knowledge that you have about your Mayflower ancestors. If you would like to revisit any videos, use the links on the right.
    August 06, 2020