Using autosomal DNA testing to solve family mysteries, planning a research trip to Salt Lake City, and an introduction to Kerry Scott, the newest member of the Family Tree Magazine staff. Plus: Learn more about land records from Family Tree University's Diana Crisman Smith.
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Lisa Louise Cooke
Lisa has a new book available at ShopFamilyTree.com: The Genealogist's Google Toolbox
. It's available both in print form
and as a digital download
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Diane gives the scoop on recent news in the genealogical community, including the release of two long-awaited software programs: Family Tree Maker 2012 and Personal Historian 2.
Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog.
Top Tips: Using Autosomal DNA Testing
101 Best Websites: Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
DNA offers family historians some exciting options. In this episode, we profile the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
(SMGF) website to learn more about what is available to family historians. Our special guest is Dr. Ugo A. Perego, Director of Operations and a senior researcher at the non-profit organization.
Kaitlin Eskelson, Director of Tourism Sales for Visit Salt Lake
explains how her organization can help you plan your next research trip to Salt Lake City.
Meet Kerry Scott
Get to know Kerry Scott, the newest member of the Family Tree Magazine
staff. Kerry is the new online Community Editor for Family Tree Magazine
and Family Tree University. She also blogs at Clue Wagon
Family Tree University Crash Course: Land Records
Land records are fascinating. Family Tree University instructor Diana Crisman Smith shares tips from her Land Records 101
course to help you mine land records for their genealogical gold.
The Publisher's Desk with Allison Stacy
Allison takes you behind the scenes at Family Tree Magazine
and tells us about the Family History Month Daily Deal & Giveaway
Have fun climbing your family tree!
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes
and visit her website
for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.