MyHeritage Online Events for September

MyHeritage Online Events for September

September is almost upon us! Before we get into this coming month’s excellent lineup of free live sessions, we’d like to make sure you’re aware of Webtember, a free genealogy conference from Legacy Family Tree Webinars with 30 live and pre-recorded webinars taking place every Friday of September. Click here to check it out!

This month, we’ll take a deep dive into the AutoClusters feature, get ready for the upcoming release of the 1950 U.S. census, place our ancestors in their historical context, and discover the secrets of loose records with a range of seasoned expert speakers. Keep reading for more details!

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.

Can’t make it to a live session? No worries — you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page.

Monday, September 9, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: A Deep Dive into MyHeritage AutoClusters

Speaker: Paul Woodbury

Description: AutoClusters is an incredibly useful DNA tool that can help you understand the connections between your DNA matches. Join Paul Woodbury, DNA Team Lead and research at Legacy Family Tree Genealogists, for a deep dive into this feature.

Tuesday, September 14, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Using MyHeritage to Prepare to Rock the 1950 U.S. Census

Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke

Description: The 1950 U.S. census is slated to be released to the public this coming April! Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems will show you how to use MyHeritage to do your homework ahead of the release so you can get the most out of this valuable historical resource.

 

Wednesday, September 22, 8 A.M. EDT

Topic: Seeing Our Ancestors In Their Historical Context

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Description: We are all influenced by the social, technological, political, and cultural conditions we live in, and so were our ancestors. Genealogy educator Thomas MacEntee will help you understand your ancestors’ lives better by examining the historical context of the time period they lived in.

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Loose Records: A Treasure Trove for Genealogists

Speaker: Melissa Barker

Description: Melissa Barker, a.k.a. The Archive Lady, shares the secrets of loose records at archives and repositories and discusses their value for genealogy research.

 

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!