MyHeritage Online Events for June

MyHeritage Online Events for June

It’s almost June! We’re here with more free online sessions for the coming month — but first, check out our new video about our wildly popular FB Live sessions:

Our free, live webinars feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA speaking on a wide variety of useful and relevant topics. Thanks to the live format, you can ask questions and interact with the lecturers in real time. Even if you can’t make it to the live events, you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page, and many of the Ask the Expert sessions are later made available for free viewing on the MyHeritage Knowledge Base.

This June, you’ll learn to create a beautiful family chart on MyHeritage, research your Irish ancestors with a Gen Z genealogy whiz, ponder the ethical questions around genealogy, and more!

Facebook Live Sessions

No advance registration is required for these sessions: you can join them straight from our Facebook page. Simply visit the page when the session is scheduled to start, and look out for the live video broadcast at the top of the feed. We recommend following our Facebook page to get a notification when we go live. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them at the end of the session.

June 2, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: The Ethics of Family History Research

Speaker: Judy G. Russel

Description: When delving into the lives of our ancestors and working with DNA, ethical questions about privacy and disclosure may come up. Genealogist and attorney Judy G. Russel will walk us through coping with these dilemmas.

June 7, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Creating Beautiful Charts on MyHeritage

Speaker: Janet Havorka

Description: Did you know MyHeritage offers a free tool for creating a stunning printable family chart from your tree? Genealogy coach Janet Havorka will show you how to use it.

June 9, 9 A.M. EDT

Topic: The Irish Census on MyHeritage

Speaker: Daniel of Daniel’s Genealogy

Description: Young genealogist Daniel of Daniel’s Genealogy will introduce you to the Irish census on MyHeritage and show you how to use it to research your Irish ancestors.

June 14, 8 A.M. EDT

Topic: Understanding Evidence Evaluation and Genealogy Research

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Description: You’ve located several records on MyHeritage related to your ancestor. Is one record better than another in terms of proving a research goal, such as birth date or death location? Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee shows you how to quickly evaluate a record and determine whether or not it supports your research goal.

June 16, 8 A.M. EDT
Topic: Making the Most of MyHeritage’s German Resources

Speaker: James Beidler

Description: James Beidler, expert in researching German genealogy, will walk you through MyHeritage’s collections relevant to German heritage and help you make the most of these resources to research your ancestors from Germany.

June 23, 8 A.M. EDT

Topic: Storytime with Papa Jake

Speaker: Jake Larson

Description: Join us for a very special Memorial Day session with 98-year-old World War II veteran Jake Larson, who’ll be sharing stories and photos from WWII.

June 28, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Trolling Virtual Cemeteries and Using Cemetery Records

Speaker: Amie Bowser Tennant

Description: Cemeteries are a gold mine of genealogical information — and you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home to visit them! Amie Bowser Tennant of the Genealogy Reporter will show you how.

Ask the Expert

The free Ask the Expert webinar series is hosted by our Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz, every Thursday at 1 P.M. Each week Daniel focuses on a different topic, from leveraging useful MyHeritage features to searching the historical record collections, and invites users to ask questions and consult with him. Click here to register for upcoming Ask the Expert sessions.

As always, we look forward to having you join us!


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  • Susan HAYWARD

    June 2, 2021

    I am sooooo interested

  • Chemayne Satterwhite

    June 7, 2021

    How can I watch some of these videos if I do not have facebook?

    • E


      June 8, 2021

      We also stream these to Youtube! Visit the MyHeritage youtube channel.