Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 199

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 199

The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 199 with Lisa Louise Cooke In this episode, Lisa celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary with Claire Banton from Library and Archives Canada. You'll also hear how Lisa will be marking another anniversary in 2017: the 10th year of this...

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WWII Newspapers: Searching for Coverage

WWII Newspapers: Searching for Coverage

What did your relatives experience during World War II? Look for answers with these step-by-step instructions for finding WWII newspaper content and tips for searching about the war progress in the 1940s. We have covered so many gripping and inspiring World War II...

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The Power of DNA Matching

The Power of DNA Matching

As genealogists, we spend our time trying to ferret out the real story in our family's oral history, or at least from the records they left behind. Record research is critical, but now we have an amazing new tool...DNA matching. Genealogists constantly check family...

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Pinellas Genealogy Society Seminar

Pinellas Genealogy Society Seminar

Follow me, Lisa Louise Cooke, in 2017 as I share Google research techniques, newspaper research for genealogy, finding living relatives, and much more. I'll be in Florida in February - here's the scoop! The Annual Pinellas Genealogy Society Seminar, co-sponsored by...

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How to Get Started with Using DNA for Family History

How to Get Started with Using DNA for Family History

 Anyone can Test DNA for Family History From Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide here at Genealogy Gems: DNA testing is one of the most personal ways to get involved in your family history. You have DNA from your parents, who have DNA from their parents, and so it goes,...

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Episode 198

Episode 198

This episode's got a bit of holiday sparkle! Lisa Louise Cooke welcomes Genealogy Gems Book Club author and Victorian lifestyle expert Sarah Chrisman to the show to talk about Victorian holiday traditions, some of which may still live on in your own life. Following...

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MyHeritage DNA Matching – What I Like About It

MyHeritage DNA Matching – What I Like About It

MyHeritage DNA is new on the scene of genetic genealogy. With the recent launch of their DNA Matching, I decided to give it a test drive for you. I have now uploaded my test results from another company. Follow along as I share what I like about the MyHeritage DNA...

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Virtual Reality (VR) and Google Earth Converge

Virtual Reality (VR) and Google Earth Converge

Google has announced that it is bringing Google Earth to the HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) headset. Here's what that could mean for family historians. Google Earth VR (virtual reality), which is available through Steam, allows users to visit various landmarks around...

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