Free webinars to focus on My Maps, Minnesota research

Two free genealogy webinars will be presented on Wednesday, June 7.

Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “Researching Your Minnesota Ancestors” at 2 p.m. The resources for tracing Minnesota ancestry are plentiful and the number of indexes, digitized records, and microform editions are growing constantly. The plentiful published indexes, guides, and histories are also important to your research. Many of these are accessible no matter where you live. There is a wealth of information accessible via many methods and this session presents an overview of what is available for your search. Learn about vital records, probate, military, naturalization, prison, state hospital, state census, and others in this webinar.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to:

The Minnesota Genealogical Society will present “Using Google’s My Maps as a Research and Analysis Tool” at 8 p.m. Did you know you can create your own maps using Google’s My Maps? My Maps allows users to create custom maps which makes it a fantastic and easy-to-use research and analysis tool. Maps can be shared with others making it a great way to present your research to family and friends. This webinar will give an overview of My Maps, examples for why and how it can be useful for genealogy, and will go in-depth to demonstrate exactly how to create custom maps, including inserting lines, shapes, images, text, and more.

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