Several free webinars set for this week

Several free genealogy webinars will take place this week covering preservation, migration in the South and DNA research.

The Illinois State Genealogical Society will present “Preserving Old Letters: Tips From An Archivist” on Tuesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. Old Family Letters. If you are fortunate enough to have some, they are a true family treasure. Writing letters is also a thing of the past, something that is not done anymore, all the more reason why we should collect, save and most importantly preserve the letters that we do have in our family records collections. This webinar will cover the ways you can preserve your family letters so that they are protected for generations to come.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2682361248631831299

The Florida State Genealogical Society will present “Gone to Florida! Tracking Migrants from Antebellum South Carolina” on Thursday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Tracing ancestors who moved can be difficult, especially in southern states with burned counties. Learn methods and sources for tracking migrants from antebellum South Carolina to Florida. This webinar explores the historic context for migration in the territorial and early statehood period and describes the steps used in cluster research into ancestors who moved.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4273278709493745667

Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “What Now? Your Next Steps with Autosomal DNA Testing” on Friday, June 16 at 2 p.m. So you have had your autosomal DNA tested- now what? Come learn in 45 minutes what would take you hours to read about online, and leave armed with enough information to start making your DNA work for you.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4736668983173967108

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