Researchers with Czech or Slovak roots often battle certain brick walls. Do surname issues, border changes and language troubles sound all too familiar to you? Lisa A. Alzo, a specialist in Eastern European genealogy, will show you tools and tricks for tracking down those hard-to-find ancestors from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Czechoslovakia.
Looking for new ways to search for your ancestors and add to your family tree? Collateral research focuses on indirect relatives such as siblings of great-grandparents, distant cousins, etc. and cluster research looks at those who don’t share blood but may have lived nearby, such as neighbors and friends.
Whether you’re new to genealogy or you’ve been doing it for years, Family Tree Maker software is a great way to grow and preserve your family tree, and we’ll show you all the tips and tricks for making the most of it. Join us to discover the tools and features that allow you to manage and organize your research.
Learn how to search and analyze census records in your genealogy research. US Censuses were taken every ten years and contain much useful information. In this course, you’ll learn the basics of searching the census online, as well as what censuses are available, what information you can find in them, and how to apply them to your family search.
Do you have a box of old family photos that you want to learn more about? Did you take a DNA test and now you are curious about finding out how those match up with all those family stories? This course is for you! Get started on your journey with this introduction to genealogy research.