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Research Notes 2020-4-20

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We have some great resources to tell you about this week. While few genealogy societies are hosting face-to-face meetings, a number of them are taking advantage of the abundance of free webinars to share with their members at no cost. This is  a great opportunity for all of us. All you need is an Internet connection.

Here are some of the webinars available to all of us.

The first one comes from Ancestry Academy. They have a huge repository of free lectures an presentations covering everything from beginning genealogy to specialized courses on Mexican Civil Registrations, Quaker Research, common genealogy myths and much more. Browse the collection at

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City may be closed due to the pandemic, but live webinars are still available online. The April list of online classes can be found at

Legacy Family Tree Webinars is offering a free webinar every day in April. There’s still time to take advantage of this resource. Check them out at

ThoughtCo. is offering free online genealogy education sources. Their free online genealogy classes, tutorials, podcasts and webinars offer something for everybody. You’ll find ThoughtCo. at


This company offers a broad range of genealogical magazines in both print and digital formats. Right now they are offering sales on digital editions of back issues of their Internet Genealogy and Family Chronicle magazines at $4.99 per issue.


Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems Podcast is 100% free and full of research goodness.

Don’t forget DearMYRTLE. She and Cousin Russ offer a broad range of free webinars each week.


The Research Resource Center at is adding affordable research resources daily.

Florida Memory has rebuilt their website and it’s quite impressive. Take a look at


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