The Past & Future of Genealogy: Episode 80

By Family Tree Editors

In the 15th Anniversary episode of the podcast, host Lisa Louise Cooke asks the editors and writers of Family Tree Magazine to reminisce about the past decade and a half in genealogy, and to speculate on the future of family history.

Ep. 80: January 2015

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In this episode:


Family Tree Magazine Flashback

Publisher Allison Dolan and Managing Editor Diane Haddad look back over the last 15 years of the magazine.


Top Tips: Fab 15

Diane shares some must-use tools for your genealogy research, from the article Power Tools: Technological Changes to Genealogy Research by Rick Crume, which appears in the Jan/Feb 2015 anniversary issue of the magazine. The resources they cover include: online census records, crowdsourced databases, online mapping and more.


15 Fabulous Family Tree Tools

Join us to celebrate Family Tree Magazine’s 15th Anniversary by entering our sweepstakes for 15 Fabulous Family Tree Tools—a $500 value!


Family History Flash Forward

Lisa asks five of the top Family Tree Magazine contributors to peer into the future 15 years from now to predict what resources or advancements they think will have changed genealogy.

Featuring David Fryxell, Maureen Taylor, Denise Levenick, Lisa Alzo, and Sunny Morton.

And throughout this episode we will be hearing from you, our loyal Family Tree Magazine readers!


Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

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.

Have fun climbing your family tree!