Posts Tagged: Education

Back to School: Understanding DNA for Genealogy

In a couple days I plan to attend the Ohio Genealogical Society’s 2018 Conference in Columbus, Ohio. I’m particularly looking forward to a number of conference sessions on using DNA for genealogical research. In the process of reviewing the background information I have on hand, I learned about several webinars created and broadcast by MyHeritageDNA

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Making Sense of My DNA Test Results

I have tested with AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, and FamilyTreeDNA, so I have a lot of results to study and work with. Today, I discovered two YouTube videos by Crista Cowen at In them she explains two key aspects of my DNA test results: 1.You Received Your Results. Now What? (Part One) | AncestryDNA 2.You Received

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Learning about German Genealogical Research

While attending the Monday (7 Aug 2017) evening meeting of the East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society,  I announced that the Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society would be holding a FREE seminar on German genealogical research on Saturday, 9 Sep 2017, at the Independence (Ohio) Civic Center. I mentioned that the presenter was a representative the Palatines to

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Attending Rootstech 2017–Virtually

Tomorrow (Feb 8, 2017) I plan to tune into Rootstech 2017 from the comfort of my office via live streaming. Several presenters at this year’s event are scheduled for streaming. I have downloaded the schedule from the event’s website You too can check out the schedule here and below: Streaming Schedule Not able to attend in

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HeritageQuest Online–Now improved and powered by Ancestry

One month ago, ProQuest LLC, an Internet database provider based in Ann Arbor, MI, announced a new version of its popular HeritageQuest Online (HQ). The company makes the service available through public libraries that pay a subscription fee. Since then, I have worked with HQ as it is offered by the Cuyahoga County Public Library

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Identify a Mystery Car in Your Family Photo Collection at Workshop at WRHS

Coming up on Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Genealogical Committee of Western Reserve Historical Society is hosting an event for people to learn about family automobiles and the automotive industry in Northeastern Ohio. Derek E Moore will be presenting information in a session titled “Love Those Cars–Automotive History & Our Family Cars.” The workshop session

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Book Review: Unofficial Guide to Is a Winner

Nancy Hendrickson is a prolific writer–about genealogical research and a variety of other subjects. I recently learned that she had written a book about using Immediately, I was interested and I ordered a copy. As soon as it arrived, I began dipping into it, reading a chapter or part of a chapter at a sitting.

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Ancestry Announces 2015 Product and Content Lineup at Rootstech

Ancestry <> has rolled out innovations and new collections in time for the 2015 Rootstech Conference <> in Salt Lake City. Here is the official company announcement: (PROVO, Utah) – February 11, 2015– Ancestry, the world’s leading family history service, is ushering in the next generation of family history, with the debut of an updated story-centric website,

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Did you know that has literally hundreds of learning videos on YouTube? Here’s what says about the The Ancestry YouTube Channel  At Ancestry, we work hard to provide you with the best educational tools available through our Learning Center and our Social Media networks. One of our most popular destinations is our YouTube

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