Genealogy Websites: Episode 106

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In this genealogy podcast episode, discover fabulous online resources for finding your family history and working with the ones you frequent.

Ep. 106: March 2016

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In this episode:

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane talks about 9 Timesaving Hacks for Ancestry, FamilySearch and Other Top Genealogy Websites.

Top Tips

Are your genealogy finds too few and far between? Author David Fryxell covers tech tricks for freer, faster, more effective family history research from his new article called “Heritage Hacks.”

101 Best Websites

One of the most popular websites with genealogists these days is, and Kerry Scott, author of the book How to Use Evernote for Genealogy, joins Lisa on the podcast to talk about some of her favorite genealogical uses for this versatile program.

Favorite uses:

  • Indexing and OCR
  • DNA and sharing
  • Presentations
  • Store publications and make them searchable

Family Tree University Spotlight is a genealogy website from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day is among the top online resources for family historians, with more than 3.5 billion names in searchable databases and 1.2 billion names in family trees. And the best part? It’s free! Family Tree University instructor, Lisa Alzo, shares tips from the family tree university independent study course called Become a FamilySearch Power User.

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Allison shares some of her favorite lesser known genealogy websites:

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!