Another exciting month of free online sessions is ahead! In February, you’ll be able to learn more about cemeteries as genealogical resources, plan a genealogy road trip, investigate your family photos for new clues and details, and much more!
Here’s what’s in store for February:
Facebook Live Sessions
No advance registration is required for these sessions: you can join them straight from our Facebook page. Simply visit the page when the session is scheduled to start, and look out for the live video broadcast at the top of the feed. We recommend following our Facebook page to get a notification when we go live. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them at the end of the session.
Can’t make it to a live session? No worries — you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page.
Wednesday, February 2, 1 P.M. EST
Topic: 6 Photos to Take Before You Leave the Cemetery
Speaker: Lisa Lisson
Description: Cemeteries are treasure troves of genealogical information. Writer and researcher Lisa Lisson will show you how to get the most out of your visit to the cemetery where your ancestors are buried, and point out the most important details to capture before you go home.
Monday, February 14, 6 P.M. AEDT (2 A.M. EST)
Topic: Valentine’s Day: Finding Romance in Your Family Tree
Speaker: Fran Kitto
Description: In this special Valentine’s Day session from Down Under, Fran Kitto of TravelGenee will show you how to discover the juicy love stories in your family history.
Monday, February 21, 2 P.M. EST
Topic: Overcoming Research Challenges in African American Genealogy Using DNA
Speaker: Adrienne Abiodun
Description: Experienced researcher Adrienne Abiodun of Legacy Tree Genealogists will share her insights on how to use DNA databases for African American genealogy.
Wednesday, February 23, 1 P.M. EST
Topic: Planning a Genealogy Road Trip
Speaker: Ellen Thompson-Jennings
Description: Ellen Thompson-Jennings, a.k.a. the Family History Hound, will show you how to plan the ultimate road trip to make new discoveries about your roots, explore your ancestors’ old stomping grounds, and connect with the local history as it intersects with your own family history.
Wednesday, February 28, 2 P.M. EST
Topic: Investigating Family Photos
Speaker: Maureen Taylor
Description: Join Maureen Taylor, a.k.a. the Photo Detective, for a fascinating session on analyzing family photographs to glean insights about your family history. You’ll never look at your photographs the same way again.
Ask the Expert
The free Ask the Expert webinar series is hosted by our Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz, every Thursday at 1 P.M. Each week Daniel focuses on a different topic, from leveraging useful MyHeritage features to searching the historical record collections, and invites users to ask questions and consult with him. Click here to register for upcoming Ask the Expert sessions.
As always, we look forward to having you join us!
Source: My Heritage