Friday, December 30, 2011

Follow Friday - GeneaWebinars

This blog bills itself as "a calendar and blog devoted exclusively to coordinating online genealogy seminars." And it delivers what it promises. If you are interested in picking up more information about genealogy, you should follow this blog. Go to to sign up for that very valuable information.

News about upcoming genealogy webinars offered throughout the online genealogy community.
An example from their calendar :
Free Webinar: Introduction to the 1940 Federal Census
When: Monday, January 9th, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm Eastern
Presenter: Constance Potter, archivist and genealogist
Topic: Introduction of the 1940 Federal Census
Sponsor: Friends of the National Archives Southeast Region, Inc.
You won't want to miss this timely presentation by Connie Potter. Connie is a reference archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC, and specializes in federal records of interest to genealogists. She has a particular interest in, and affection for, federal census records. Potter has worked on the openings of the 1920, 1930, and, now, the 1940 census.
Although the webinar is free of charge, registration is required. Please join us!

or maybe this will interest you:
10 Ways to Jump Start Your Genealogy in 2012
On January 10, 2012, ISGS presents 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Genealogy in 2012 presented by Thomas MacEntee.
Whether you've been stuck in a rut with your genealogy research for the past year or you just want to expand the ways in which you pursue your family history, join ISGS for this fun and informative FREE webinar. Presented by nationally-known genealogist, educator and author Thomas MacEntee, you'll find out how to energize your research and hit the ground running in 2012.
Title: 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Genealogy in 2012
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CST
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

or this:
Ten Brick Wall Tips for Beginners by Marian Pierre-Louis
When: Wed, February 15, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Description: Marian Pierre-Louis, the genealogist who cracked the case of Nathan Brown's parents, is at it again. Once again she's tackling the topic of brick walls. Everyone needs a little help and encouragement to jump-start the research, especially on hard-to-solve cases. In this webinar, Marian will present 10 brick wall tips that will help every genealogist look at their research challenges in a fresh way. This webinar will bring you the momentum you need to get your family history research back on track.
Time zones: 2 PM Eastern U.S., 1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific.
Register (free) at

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