This month’s podcast features tips on naming conventions, as well as a discussion of the Western States Historical Marriage Index.
Ep. 43: December 2011
In this episode:
Sponsor Spotlight: Visit Salt Lake
News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad
Diane gives the scoop on recent news in the genealogical community, including a new mapping tool called Historypin and MyHeritage’s acquisition of FamilyLink and BackUpMyTree.com.
Top Tips: Name Dropping
Best Websites: Western States Historical Marriage Index
Lisa Louise Cooke talks about what you can find in the Western States Historical Marriage Index, a BYU Idaho Special Collections & Family History website. You can find a list of counties by state here. If you’d like to help, you can volunteer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Tree University Crash Course: First Steps
Kerry Scott talks about Family Tree University’s new “First Steps” courses for new genealogists.
Social Media Minute
In this new segment, Online Community Editor Kerry Scott talks about Google+, the new networking tool from Google that has taken the online genealogy community by storm.
The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Allison takes you behind the scenes at Family Tree Magazine and tells us about the four vital things every genealogist should do this month.
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Have fun climbing your family tree!