Free genealogy webinars to discuss FamilySearch and GEDMatch

Three free webinars will be offered this week with topics covering, organizing computer files and GEDMatch.

Illinois State Genealogical Society will present “Hidden Gems in the FamilySearch Wiki” on Tuesday, January 8, at 9 p.m. What is a wiki? It’s one of the best-kept secrets of FamilySearch. Let’s learn how this powerful and robust tool can bring the world to your fingertips.

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Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “Maintaining an Organized Computer” on Wednesday, January 9 at 8 p.m.  Files here, programs there, lost bits and bytes everywhere. Are you tired of searching your computer fruitlessly? Frustrated when you can’t find the notes you created in your word processor? Learn how to set up a foolproof filing system and an electronic workbook to correspond with your offline research.

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Georgia Genealogy Society will present “Find Genealogical Gems in Your Genes with GEDMatch” on Thursday, January 10 at 8 p.m. Learn how to navigate and manipulate this genetic genealogy toolbox to answer your genealogical questions. From real world cases, discover how to master GEDmatch’s utilities to find and analyze evidence in your DNA, construct and test hypotheses, demolish brick walls, and extend your family tree.

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