Tracing Immigrant Ancestors: Family Tree Magazine Podcast Episode 95

By Lisa Louise Cooke

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Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa’s book is available at Family Tree Shop: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

In this month’s episode, Diane Haddad follows up on her blog post on The Four Ways I’ve Found German Ancestors’ Birthplaces.


Top Tips

Let’s trace our Eastern European immigrants, and we’ll do that with Lisa Alzo, author of the new Family Tree Polish, Czech, and Slovak Genealogy Guide. Lisa discusses how to get started in Eastern European research, heritage travel, and resources for facing challenges with names, geography and language. 

Lisa Alzo

101 Best Websites

This month’s featured websites are all about the German resources on and with Jim Beidler, author of the new book, Trace Your German Ancestors Online.
Resources discussed:

Jim Beidler, author

Family Tree University Crash Course

Lisa discusses researching Irish Immigrant ancestors with Donna Moughty, presenter of the on-demand video webinar, Tracing Your Irish Immigrant Ancestors. Visit Donna at her website to learn more about her heritage trips!

Donna Moughty

From the Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan


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