Snagit Part 2 – Advanced Clipping Techniques

Snagit Part 2 – Advanced Clipping Techniques

Even if you don't use Snagit, or if you're a newbie or still deciding whether you want to use it, this video will give you tangible examples of what it can do for you. If you are already using Snagit, this session will definitely take your skills to the next level....

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FamilySearch Search Strategy Essentials

FamilySearch Search Strategy Essentials

Discover the essential search strategies that every genealogist should be using when searching for records at FamilySearch.org, the popular free genealogy website.  In Elevenses with Lisa episode 64 Lisa Louise Cooke discusses: Wild cards you can use when...

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MyHeritage 10 “Don’t Miss” Features You Need

MyHeritage 10 “Don’t Miss” Features You Need

I'm going to share with you my 10 "DON'T MISS!" features of MyHeritage. If you don't currently use the site, this is your chance to see what it can do for you. If you do use it, let me introduce you to some of the GEMS you should be using. Scroll down to watch the...

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Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 254

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 254

How to Use Google Photos for Family History Have you thought about using Google Photos but just weren’t sure how it worked or where to start? This episode will answer your questions and give you the confidence to use it effectively. In this audio introductory tour to...

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DNA Q&A with Crista Cowan of Ancestry.com

DNA Q&A with Crista Cowan of Ancestry.com

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about DNA from Crista Cowan of Ancestry® / AncestryDNA®. In Elevenses with Lisa episode 62 Lisa Louise Cooke and Crista Cowan will discuss: Why DNA ethnicity results change over time What Genetic Communities can...

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How to Use Snagit for Genealogy

How to Use Snagit for Genealogy

Episode 61 Show Notes  Use Our Exclusive Code to Save 15%! Here's our link for purchasing your copy of Snagit (screen clipping tool) Thank you for using our link.  Use coupon code GENEALOGY15 to get 15% off.  (We will be compensated at no additional...

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Source Citations for Genealogy

Source Citations for Genealogy

Here at Genealogy Gems we believe that genealogy is FUN, and finding great sources of information is part of that fun. But citing those sources may not be so much! My guest in Elevenses with Lisa episode 60 is going to make the case why source citation is a vital part...

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Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 253

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 253

How to Find Early American Ancestors - New England Genealogy This episode is brought to you by: Storyworth. Give your dad the most meaningful gift this Father’s Day with StoryWorth. Get started right away with no shipping required by going to...

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Finding Ancestors’ Stories at Cemeteries

Finding Ancestors’ Stories at Cemeteries

Cemeteries have some of the most intriguing stories to tell us about our ancestors. In Elevenses with Lisa episode 59 this week, Joy Neighbors (The Tombstone Tourist), author of the book The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide joins me to discuss: How to prepare for a...

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How to Find Your Family History on YouTube

How to Find Your Family History on YouTube

Pieces of your family history are on video on YouTube, and in this episode I’m showing you how to find them! Here's what you're going to learn: Why you can almost be sure that there are videos on YouTube pertaining to your family's history. The best strategies for...

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Jewish Genealogy Research

Jewish Genealogy Research

Each area of genealogy research comes with a unique set of challenges. Jewish genealogy is no exception, but thankfully there are fantastic websites and online resources available to help. Even if you don't have Jewish ancestors, these resources may prove very helpful...

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Why I’m Using a VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Why I’m Using a VPN (Virtual Private Network)

I’m on my computer a lot for genealogy, communication, shopping, entertainment and pretty much everything else! Get the Genealogy Gems deal with ExpressVPN here. https://www.xvinlink.com/?a_fid=gengems   I’m also concerned about my privacy and security...

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Top 10 Family History Interview Questions

Top 10 Family History Interview Questions

The Top 10 Family History Questions to Ask Your Relatives Episode 55 Show Notes & Video Probably the thing I hear most from my viewers and podcast listeners is that they regret not having interviewed their parents, grandparents and other older relatives when they...

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Questions Asked in the 1950 U.S. Census

Questions Asked in the 1950 U.S. Census

What questions were asked in the 1950 census? In this week's video I'll explain what was asked, and how the answers given can help provide clues for additional research about your family. You'll also learn what was not asked and which questions were asked for the...

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Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 252

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 252

Find Images and Photos in Old Newspapers with Newspaper Navigator Newspaper Navigator is a new free online tool for finding images and photos in old newspapers at Chronicling America. It doesn’t work the way the Library of Congress website works, so in...

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