Family History Library to offer free webinars in March

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be presenting several free webinars in March.

Thursday, March 8 – 3 p.m. – Are You Your Own Brick Wall?

Thursday, March 22 – 3 p.m. – How to use the Danish National Archive

Thursday, March 29 – 3 p.m. – Poland Civil Registration

To attend any of these webinars, go to: https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/a/ac/3-Mar_2018.pdf and select the webinar you are interested in.

Free webinars to discuss Danish research, New York state records

Several webinars will be offered this week covering coroner’s records, Danish research and New York records.

The Illinois State Genealogical Society will present “Cause of Death: Using Coroner’s Records for Genealogy” on Tuesday, May 9 at 9 p.m. Coroners got involved in all types of unexplained deaths from drug overdoses to drownings, mishaps to murders, making their records and excellent resource to research for details about an ancestor’s untimely death. This webinar will cover where to find coroner’s records and how to mine them for genealogy research clues.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1471706587473686019

Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “Beginning Danish Research” on Wednesday, May 10, at 8 p.m. This webinar will discuss various aspects of beginning Danish research such as naming practices, jurisdictions, and accessing church records through online sources.

You must register for this free webinar. To register, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3862018478418257667

Legacy Family Tree Webinars will present “New York City and State Governmental Vital Records” on Friday, May 12 at 2 p.m. New York is a challenging state to find birth, death and marriage records. Navigating New York City and State governmental vital records requires a “quick sheet” to make sure you have looked in every possible place to find the indexes and the records. Civil registration jurisdictions need to be clearly understood and considered, plus the key dates for laws and regulations that give context to what was actually collected, and when. In this webinar you will learn what is accessible today and how to order records.

You must register for this free webinar.To register, go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3276870484652886019

Danish records to be subject of webinars

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be offering several free online workshops on Danish research in July.

On Thursday, July 2, at 9 p.m., there will be a workshop on Danish Church Records.

On Saturday, July 18, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., there will be a series of workshops including: Danish Probate Record Research, Accessing Danish Probate Records: Online and Microfilm and Probate Records: Extracting Genealogical Information.

To attend any of these webinars, go to: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library#Live_Online_Class_Schedule and click on the webinar of interest.