Genealogy Gems at Jamboree 2018!
Thank you for joining us in person at SCGS Jamboree 2018
Where: SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2018 Burbank, CA
Booth: Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems
When: May 31 through June 2, 2018
Attend our free “power” sessions in our booth. We are located right behind our wonderful sponsor. Thank you to MyHeritage for their generous prize donations!
Thursday 1:00 PM Solutions for DNA matches without a tree with Lisa Louise Cooke –
PRIZE: MyHeritage DNA Kit
Friday 9:30 AM Understanding Your YDNA Results with Diahan Southard
PRIZE: 20 minute one-on-one consultation
Friday 12:45 PM Influenza: America’s Worst Pandemicwith Michael Strauss
PRIZE:1 year MyHeritage Complete Plan Subscription
Friday 1:15 PM How to Create a Free Historic Map Collection in Google Earth with Lisa Louise Cooke
PRIZE: Google Earth for Genealogy Video Series
Saturday 1:00 PM 5 Awesome Apps that Help You Share Your Family History in Captivating Ways with Lisa Louise Cooke
PRIZE: Lisa’s Mobile Genealogy book
“I attended several of your sessions, at least one from each of you and often more. They were terrific, at least as good and often better than conference sessions. And the e-book of session notes, with the myriad of internet links, is frosting on the cake. Thank you.” – Bonnie
FREE EBOOK: Attend any session at our booth and sign up to receive our free ebook of handouts for all our booth sessions!
PODCAST HELP: Bring your mobile device and we’ll set up the free podcast for you!
PRIZES: At the beginning of each of Lisa’s sessions we will hand out tickets, and at the end, a winner will be drawn and prizes awarded. (No purchase necessary, and see our booth for details.)
Attend Lisa’s Jamboree Classes
Friday June 1 at 11:30 AM
Reconstruct Your Ancestors’ World with Google
Friday June 1 at 3:30 PM
How Alice the Genealogist Avoids the Rabbit Hole
Saturday June 2 at 10:00 AM
Storming the Iceberg! Start Online to Get Offline
Show Notes: Finding great sources of information is part of what makes genealogy so fun! But citing those sources may not be so much. In this episode professional genealogist, Gail Schaefer Blankenau makes the case why source citation is a vital part of great genealogy research and she’s going to give us the resources to help get the job done right.
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Genealogy Gems Podcast Episodes
2012 – 2013 Season Eight
Behind the Scenes at the Antiques Roadshow. And what you should and should not include in your family tree.
Genealogy Gems Podcast listeners who are blogging about their genealogy!
Hear how one man’s passion for geography and history were saved from destruction, and find out what a portable scanner can do for your genealogy research and mobility.
Get ready to get organized! We’re going to talk about how to digitize, organize and archive your family history with Denise Levenick.
Blast from the Past: Episodes 5 and 6. Gems: YouTube, Bring Back Sites from the Dead, Spice Up Your Genealogy Database, Cast a Shadow on Your Ancestors, US GenWeb
In this episode we discuss the latest genealogy news, one listener’s fabulous use of Google Alerts, and Maureen Taylor’s new history film project.
Jump on the sleigh and make the rounds with me to friends of the podcast. We’ll making surprise stops at listener’s homes, drinking hot cocoa with long time friends of the show and genealogy experts, visiting with the newest member to the Genealogy Gems team, and my Grandson Davy will even make a guest starring appearance!
Genealogy Quick Gems: New RootsMagic App, 5 reasons you need the new YouTube app for family history, new digitized records online, sound preservation, Ancestry search tips video, and more.
A Blast from the Past: Episodes 7 and 8. Civil War Research and the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System Website, A Swedish-American genealogy podcast, The Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, and Shake Up Your Family History research strategies!
Lisa celebrates her 50th birthday and the 150th episode with 50 Fabulous Family History Favorites!
Part 2 of 50 Fabulous Family History Favorites.
Highlights from Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2013 in London including an interview with Dr. Turi King who confirmed the identity of the remains of King Richard III through DNA
Enjoy a blast from the past with episode #10 featuring Steve Morse and his One-Step website. Then delight in Darius Gray, a genealogist and storyteller who provides tips on sharing your family history stories with your family, (recorded at #RootsTech 2013.)
Travel back to #RootsTech – You’ll hear 10 Top Tips for How to Bust Through Your Genealogy Brick Wall, and get the scoop on the new partnership between OCLC / WorldCat and FamilySearch.
Catching Up on Everything Genealogy, and WikiTree Update
What to do when technological changes create mayhem in your life. Also, get a sneak peek at new changes coming in Ancestry search, and women in naturalization records.
Blast from the Past: First up is Genealogy Gems Episode #11, first published May 07, 2007, (How to Find Pictures from the Past with Google.com, and a Family History Decoupage Plate Project) and Episode #12 (Top 10 Tips for Finding the Graduation Gems in Your Family History.)
Exclusive interview with Allie Orton, Producer of the U.S. TV series Who Do You Think You Are? Also in this episode: the new Genealogy Gems Windows 8 App, Update on Fold3, OCLC and FamilySearch partnership, and British Research Resources.
Come along as we solve a family history mystery with high-tech and low-tech tools, discuss how to begin African-American research, explore newly available Canadian records, and contemplate the value of work as well as the values we want to pass on to our kids and grandkids.
In this episode you will meet other listeners who are getting the word out about their family history through blogging as well as give you some genealogy blogging pointers,and I will introduce you to my first “Favorite Genealogy Gems.”