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Genetic Genealogy Conference


LIVE!   Friday, June 4, 2021

4:00pm – 5:00pm
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Topic: Social Hour/Individual Topics
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Genetic Genealogy Social HourGenetic Genealogy Social Hour
Conference Group SocialConference Group Social
Sponsor: SCGS
Topic: DNA - General
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The Genes in the Jeans: Women, Brick Walls and Genetic ToolsThe Genes in the Jeans: Women, Brick Walls and Genetic Tools
Roberta J. EstesRoberta J. Estes

LIVE!   Saturday, June 5, 2021

8:00am – 9:00am
Topic: DNA - Unknown Parentage
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Using DNA to Solve "Unknown Parentage Cases" in Your Family TreeUsing DNA to Solve "Unknown Parentage Cases" in Your Family Tree
Dr. Maurice J. GleesonDr. Maurice J. Gleeson
9:15am – 10:15am
Topic: African Diaspora/DNA - X Chromosome
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X-DNA Matters: How Your X-Chromosome Can Grow Your Family TreeX-DNA Matters: How Your X-Chromosome Can Grow Your Family Tree
Shannon S. Christmas, MCPShannon S. Christmas, MCP
11:15am – 12:15pm
Topic: DNA - General
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Genetic Genealogy OverviewGenetic Genealogy Overview
Richard Hill, MBARichard Hill, MBA
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Topic: DNA - Third Party Tools
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The Leeds Method: Identifying Common Ancestors with DNA Match ClusteringThe Leeds Method: Identifying Common Ancestors with DNA Match Clustering
Dana LeedsDana Leeds
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Topic: DNA - Third Party Tools
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Working with WATO (What Are the Odds?)Working with WATO (What Are the Odds?)
Leah Larkin, PhDLeah Larkin, PhD


Genetic Genealogy Recorded Library

Arranged alphabetically by speaker. Viewable between June 5 and October 3, 2021

Closed CaptioningRecordings are closed captioned

Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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atDNA: Finding Common Ancestors with or without a Chromosome BrowseratDNA: Finding Common Ancestors with or without a Chromosome Browser
Emily D. Aulicino, MEdEmily D. Aulicino, MEd
Topic: DNA - Triangulation
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Triangulation for Autosomal DNA: Three Is Not a CrowdTriangulation for Autosomal DNA: Three Is Not a Crowd
Emily D. Aulicino, MEdEmily D. Aulicino, MEd
Topic: DNA - Third Party Tools
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DNA Painter: A Chromosome Browser and MoreDNA Painter: A Chromosome Browser and More
Kelli Jo Bergheimer, MSMKelli Jo Bergheimer, MSM
Topic: DNA - Unknown Parentage
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DNA, Adoption, and Unknown Parentage: A Beginner's GuideDNA, Adoption, and Unknown Parentage: A Beginner's Guide
Shannon S. Christmas, MCPShannon S. Christmas, MCP
Topic: DNA - Y Chromosome
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Big Y and Surname ResearchBig Y and Surname Research
Janine CloudJanine Cloud
Sponsor: Family Tree DNA
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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Finding Cousins with DNAFinding Cousins with DNA
Kitty Munson CooperKitty Munson Cooper
Topic: DNA - General
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DNA Health Tests and Your Family Health HistoryDNA Health Tests and Your Family Health History
Rick CrumeRick Crume
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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How Your DNA Connects You to Your PastHow Your DNA Connects You to Your Past
Ross E. Curtis, PhDRoss E. Curtis, PhD
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: DNA - Y Chromosome
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STRs and SNPs of Y-DNASTRs and SNPs of Y-DNA
Adrian M. Foushee, MBAAdrian M. Foushee, MBA
Topic: British Isles & Ireland/DNA - Autosomal
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Irish and British Ethnicity EstimatesIrish and British Ethnicity Estimates
Dr. Maurice J. GleesonDr. Maurice J. Gleeson
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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Advanced DNA Features on MyHeritageAdvanced DNA Features on MyHeritage
Daniel HorowitzDaniel Horowitz
Sponsor: MyHeritage
Topic: DNA - Autosomal/DNA - Third Party Tools
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Using Autosomal DNA Auto-Clustering ToolsUsing Autosomal DNA Auto-Clustering Tools
Tim Janzen, MDTim Janzen, MD
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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Tracing Ancestral Lines in the 1700s Using DNATracing Ancestral Lines in the 1700s Using DNA
Tim Janzen, MDTim Janzen, MD
Topic: DNA - Third Party Tools
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So You Wanna Be a Search Angel? Volunteer to Help AdopteesSo You Wanna Be a Search Angel? Volunteer to Help Adoptees
Mckell KeeneyMckell Keeney
Topic: DNA - General/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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From Madness to Method: A Step by Step Guide to DNAFrom Madness to Method: A Step by Step Guide to DNA
Leah Larkin, PhDLeah Larkin, PhD
Topic: DNA - Third Party Tools
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Using GEDmatch Tier 1 ToolsUsing GEDmatch Tier 1 Tools
Andrew LeeAndrew Lee
Topic: DNA - X Chromosome
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X-Match: Hopscotch Through the Lily PadsX-Match: Hopscotch Through the Lily Pads
Cheri Mello, MACheri Mello, MA
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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Living DNA: A Deep Dive into Ancestry DNA TestingLiving DNA: A Deep Dive into Ancestry DNA Testing
Esmee Mortimer-TaylorEsmee Mortimer-Taylor
Sponsor: LivingDNA
Topic: DNA - General
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Naming the Nameless: Using Genetic Genealogy to Bring Victims HomeNaming the Nameless: Using Genetic Genealogy to Bring Victims Home
Franchesca WerdenFranchesca Werden
Topic: DNA - General/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Just Because It CAN Be Wrong Doesn't Mean It IS: Using Clues EffectivelyJust Because It CAN Be Wrong Doesn't Mean It IS: Using Clues Effectively
Paula WilliamsPaula Williams

Genealogy Jamboree Conference


LIVE!   Friday, June 11, 2021

4:00pm – 5:00pm
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Topic: Social Hour/Individual Topics
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Jamboree Social HourJamboree Social Hour
Conference Group SocialConference Group Social
Sponsor: SCGS
Topic: African Diaspora/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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The Stars in Our American Families: An African American PerspectiveThe Stars in Our American Families: An African American Perspective
LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL℠LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL℠


LIVE!   Saturday, June 12, 2021

8:00am – 9:00am
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies/Military
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GLO’ing With Military Bounty LandsGLO’ing With Military Bounty Lands
Sandra RumbleSandra Rumble
9:15am – 10:15am
Topic: Technology/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Using Digitized Books to Advance Our ResearchUsing Digitized Books to Advance Our Research
Annette Burke LyttleAnnette Burke Lyttle
11:15am – 12:15pm
Topic: Technology
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The Exciting Impact of Present and Future Technology on GenealogyThe Exciting Impact of Present and Future Technology on Genealogy
Lisa Louise CookeLisa Louise Cooke
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Topic: African Diaspora/Asia/Latinx/Western America
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Women Went West Too – Researching Lives of 19th Century Women SettlersWomen Went West Too – Researching Lives of 19th Century Women Settlers
Janice Lovelace, PhDJanice Lovelace, PhD
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Topic: Canada/French Diaspora
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The Wood Family of Quebec, Upstate New York, and WisconsinThe Wood Family of Quebec, Upstate New York, and Wisconsin
Jill Morelli, CG®Jill Morelli, CG®


Genealogy Jamboree Recorded Library

Arranged alphabetically by speaker. Viewable between June 12 and October 10, 2021

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Topic: Eastern Europe
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Diving Deeper into Eastern European Church and Civil RecordsDiving Deeper into Eastern European Church and Civil Records
Lisa A. Alzo, MFALisa A. Alzo, MFA
Topic: Latinx/Spanish Diaspora
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Finding Relatives in Spanish Church RecordsFinding Relatives in Spanish Church Records
Ben BakerBen Baker
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Research Techniques Using Social SciencesResearch Techniques Using Social Sciences
Sheila BenedictSheila Benedict
Topic: Western America
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Adoption Research in California: History, Genealogy, LegacyAdoption Research in California: History, Genealogy, Legacy
Michael Brophy, MBAMichael Brophy, MBA
Topic: African Diaspora/DNA - General
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An American Tale: How DNA and Documents Tell Slave NarrativesAn American Tale: How DNA and Documents Tell Slave Narratives
Shannon S. Christmas, MCPShannon S. Christmas, MCP
Topic: DNA - Y Chromosome
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Your Y-DNA Results: Their Meaning and Getting the Most from ThemYour Y-DNA Results: Their Meaning and Getting the Most from Them
Janine CloudJanine Cloud
Sponsor: Family Tree DNA
Topic: Canada
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Is There a United Empire Loyalist in Your Background?Is There a United Empire Loyalist in Your Background?
Linda J. Corupe, UELinda J. Corupe, UE
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Newspapers Indexed by Ancestry® Using Artificial IntelligenceNewspapers Indexed by Ancestry® Using Artificial Intelligence
Crista CowanCrista Cowan
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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One Piece of Evidence Is Incomplete: Tell a More Robust Family NarrativeOne Piece of Evidence Is Incomplete: Tell a More Robust Family Narrative
Mark A. CrossMark A. Cross
Topic: Western Europe
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German Church RecordsGerman Church Records
Rick CrumeRick Crume
Topic: Latinx/Spanish Diaspora/Western America
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Did Your Abuelita...? Seeking Jewish AncestryDid Your Abuelita...? Seeking Jewish Ancestry
Schelly Talalay DardashtiSchelly Talalay Dardashti
Topic: DNA - General/Research Methodologies & Strategies/Western Europe
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Finding Joy and Other Ana-Baptist Mennonite CousinsFinding Joy and Other Ana-Baptist Mennonite Cousins
Dave Dowell, PhDDave Dowell, PhD
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Find a Grave: What You Can Do and What's NewFind a Grave: What You Can Do and What's New
Peter DrinkwaterPeter Drinkwater
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: Eastern Europe/Western America
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Anna and Her Brothers – Finding Relations When No Family Stories ExistAnna and Her Brothers – Finding Relations When No Family Stories Exist
Debra M. DudekDebra M. Dudek
Topic: Eastern Europe
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Meet the Magyars: Beginning Hungarian ResearchMeet the Magyars: Beginning Hungarian Research
Daniel A. EarlDaniel A. Earl
Topic: British Isles & Ireland/DNA - General
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British Isles Naming Patterns and DNA ConnectionsBritish Isles Naming Patterns and DNA Connections
Alice M. Fairhurst, MSAlice M. Fairhurst, MS
Topic: Western Europe
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Saving History in Italy – The Catholic Parish RegistriesSaving History in Italy – The Catholic Parish Registries
Suzanne E. GrecoSuzanne E. Greco
Topic: Latinx/Spanish Diaspora
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Taking a Closer Look at Immigration Records for Your Mexican AncestorsTaking a Closer Look at Immigration Records for Your Mexican Ancestors
Colleen Robledo Greene, MLISColleen Robledo Greene, MLIS
Topic: Writing/Publishing
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Publishing Your Family HistoryPublishing Your Family History
Diane HenriksDiane Henriks
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies/Writing/Publishing
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Reboot Your Brain: Pragmatic Helps for Doing Research as We AgeReboot Your Brain: Pragmatic Helps for Doing Research as We Age
Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhDJean Wilcox Hibben, PhD
Topic: Technology/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Minimum Effort, Maximum Output: Finding Relatives Without Really SearchingMinimum Effort, Maximum Output: Finding Relatives Without Really Searching
Daniel HorowitzDaniel Horowitz
Sponsor: MyHeritage
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Discovering Your Family’s Story through the U.S. CensusDiscovering Your Family’s Story through the U.S. Census
Daniel HorowitzDaniel Horowitz
Sponsor: MyHeritage
Topic: British Isles & Ireland
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Journey through Scottish Genealogy: How to Trace a 19th Century FamilyJourney through Scottish Genealogy: How to Trace a 19th Century Family
B. J. Jamieson, MSLSB. J. Jamieson, MSLS
Topic: Eastern Europe/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Documenting Jewish Families or Communities Lost in the "Holocaust by Bullets"Documenting Jewish Families or Communities Lost in the "Holocaust by Bullets"
Ellen Shindelman KowittEllen Shindelman Kowitt
Topic: Writing/Publishing
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Let's Watch Our Heritage: Sharing Family History Using YouTubeLet's Watch Our Heritage: Sharing Family History Using YouTube
Devon Noel LeeDevon Noel Lee
Topic: DNA - Autosomal
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Getting the Most Out of AncestryDNA® ThruLines™Getting the Most Out of AncestryDNA® ThruLines™
Dana LeedsDana Leeds
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Don’t Chop Off That Branch! A Genealogy Arborist’s HandbookDon’t Chop Off That Branch! A Genealogy Arborist’s Handbook
Thomas MacEnteeThomas MacEntee
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies/Western Europe
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Research Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigitalResearch Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital
Kathy MeadeKathy Meade
Sponsor: ArkivDigital
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies/Latinx
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Newspapers in MexicoNewspapers in Mexico
Lisa Medina, MBALisa Medina, MBA
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies/Military
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Civil War Stories, Part 1: Gathering All the Required InformationCivil War Stories, Part 1: Gathering All the Required Information
Anne Gillespie Mitchell, MSAnne Gillespie Mitchell, MS
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: Military/Writing/Publishing
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Civil War Stories, Part 2: Creating and Sharing Your Ancestors' StoriesCivil War Stories, Part 2: Creating and Sharing Your Ancestors' Stories
Anne Gillespie Mitchell, MSAnne Gillespie Mitchell, MS
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: Western Europe
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A Danish Case Study: Finding the Parents of Ole Christian ChristensenA Danish Case Study: Finding the Parents of Ole Christian Christensen
Jill Morelli, CG®Jill Morelli, CG®
Topic: British Isles & Ireland/DNA - General
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Using DNA as a Source for Your Irish ResearchUsing DNA as a Source for Your Irish Research
Donna M. MoughtyDonna M. Moughty
Topic: British Isles & Ireland
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Seeking Your Irish Ancestors before and after the FamineSeeking Your Irish Ancestors before and after the Famine
Donna M. MoughtyDonna M. Moughty
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Top Ten Reasons You Should Be Using FamilySearchTop Ten Reasons You Should Be Using FamilySearch
Michael ProvardMichael Provard
Sponsor: FamilySearch
Topic: Military
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I Have a Civil War Ancestor... Now What?I Have a Civil War Ancestor... Now What?
Brian RhinehartBrian Rhinehart
Topic: African Diaspora/British Isles & Ireland/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Escaped Slave Advertisements and Finding Lost Relatives through Newspaper ResearchEscaped Slave Advertisements and Finding Lost Relatives through Newspaper Research
Diane L. Richard, MBADiane L. Richard, MBA
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Getting Up in Someone’s Business: Researching Business-Owner AncestorsGetting Up in Someone’s Business: Researching Business-Owner Ancestors
Jane Neff Rollins, MSPHJane Neff Rollins, MSPH
Topic: British Isles & Ireland/Military
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‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary’: Finding Your Irish Military Ancestors‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary’: Finding Your Irish Military Ancestors
David Ryan, MA, DIPGENDavid Ryan, MA, DIPGEN
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Leveraging L2Scrollio® to Focus Lineage Society Research / ApplicationLeveraging L2Scrollio® to Focus Lineage Society Research / Application
Lori Lee SauberLori Lee Sauber
Sponsor: LSquared Innovations
Topic: African Diaspora/British Isles & Ireland
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Tracing Afro-Caribbean Ancestors in the British West IndiesTracing Afro-Caribbean Ancestors in the British West Indies
Joseph B. Shumway, AG®Joseph B. Shumway, AG®
Topic: Canada
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Using Canadian Land Records to Find American AncestorsUsing Canadian Land Records to Find American Ancestors
Tara Shymanski, PLCGSTara Shymanski, PLCGS
Topic: Eastern Europe
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Jewish/Hebrew/Yiddish Names: An Exploration of First NamesJewish/Hebrew/Yiddish Names: An Exploration of First Names
Janette SilvermanJanette Silverman
Topic: Latinx/Spanish Diaspora
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Pairing Research of Alta California Land Grants with Family HistoryPairing Research of Alta California Land Grants with Family History
Susan Kay Skilton, AG®Susan Kay Skilton, AG®
Topic: African Diaspora/Native & First Peoples
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Confirming Cherokee AncestryConfirming Cherokee Ancestry
Nicka Sewell-SmithNicka Sewell-Smith
Topic: Eastern Europe
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From Heartland to Homeland: Tips for Tracing Polish AncestorsFrom Heartland to Homeland: Tips for Tracing Polish Ancestors
Beth A. Stahr, MLS CG®Beth A. Stahr, MLS CG®
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Mining Probates on Ancestry® for Family History GoldMining Probates on Ancestry® for Family History Gold
Juliana SzucsJuliana Szucs
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: Research Methodologies & Strategies
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Coming to America: Finding Arrival Records and Stories on Ancestry®Coming to America: Finding Arrival Records and Stories on Ancestry®
Juliana SzucsJuliana Szucs
Sponsor: Ancestry
Topic: British Isles & Ireland
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Dissecting the Documents: UK Censuses from 1801 to PresentDissecting the Documents: UK Censuses from 1801 to Present
Penny Walters, PhDPenny Walters, PhD
Topic: DNA - General/Research Methodologies & Strategies
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One Pandemic Inspires Exploration of Another: Learning About NancyOne Pandemic Inspires Exploration of Another: Learning About Nancy
Paula WilliamsPaula Williams