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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10 Top Tips for Beginning German Genealogy

10 Top Tips for Beginning German Genealogy

Show Notes & Set Your Reminder to Watch the Show Click the video player below to watch 10 Top Tips for Beginning German Genealogy now.  Episode 52 Show Notes  Researching ancestors in another country can be a little daunting. Challenges include foreign...

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The 1950 Census for Genealogy

The 1950 Census for Genealogy

Countdown to the 1950 Census - Show Notes The census is the backbone of genealogical research. Here in the United States it gives us a cohesive look at our ancestors every 10 years between 1790 and 1940. And now there is a new census on the horizon!   The 1950...

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Best Ways to Search for Photos with Google Images

Best Ways to Search for Photos with Google Images

Google offers a variety of ways to help you find and search for images. In fact, there are so many different ways it can get a little confusing. In this video and article I’m going to show you how to find images and photographs that apply to your family history. Who...

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Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 251

Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 251

Free Online Records at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center If you’re looking for a wide array of free online genealogical records for your family history, look no further than then Allen County Public Library’s Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana....

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Genealogy Crime Stories with Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Genealogy Crime Stories with Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Elevenses with Lisa Episode 47 Show Notes Author Nathan Dylan Goodwin (The Sterling Affair) joins Lisa Louise Cooke live from England for a conversation about writing, DNA, Criminal Cold Cases, and his new book The Chester Creek Murders.   Get Nathan's New...

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Genealogy at the State Library of Pennsylvania

Genealogy at the State Library of Pennsylvania

One thing that many genealogists have in common is a connection to Pennsylvania. Perhaps one of your family tree branches extends back to the early founding of the Pennsylvania colony. Or it may be that one of your ancestors was one of the hundreds of thousands...

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