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Sponsor Spotlight: Legacy Family Tree

Sponsor Spotlight: Legacy Family Tree

Family History Expos is proud to have Millennia Corporation’s Legacy Family Tree as a major sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. Legacy software is the popular choice for many genealogists. If you’re going to the Midwest Family History Expo, consider attending these Legacy classes taught by professional genealogist Char Mitts: Friday, July 30 1:30 p.m. – Organize, Plan, Share, Map and Chart Your Family Tree with Legacy Family Tree. Choosing the right genealogy computer program is an … Read entire article »

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July 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

July 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

This is a busy time for us at Family History Expos.  Last month was the Loveland, Colorado Expo and in a few days we will be heading to Kansas City for the Midwest Family History Expo.  Next month we will meet in Sandy, Utah for the Salt Lake Family History Expo.  Summer time is a great time to take part in an Expo (or even two). Plan now for a summer of genealogy research.  To … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: Researching Your American Revolutionary Women

Weekly Tip:  Researching Your American Revolutionary Women

So much emphasis is placed on men of the Revolutionary period that it’s also important to remember the women of the Revolution as well.  Women during this time period committed acts of heroism and still kept  together their families and homes as best they could. Want to learn more about women during this time period?  Check out these sources that will help you understand their experience more and add richness to your research into their lives. … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: Generation Maps

Sponsor Spotlight: Generation Maps

Family History Expos is proud to have Generation Maps as a sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. Need a wall chart, heirloom chart or working chart? Generation Maps can help. In fact, they even recently introduced Family Chartist which allows you to create your own custom charts. If you’ve done all the research, but still need a way to display your family tree, Generation Maps can help. From heirloom quality images suitable for framing … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: RootsMagic

Sponsor Spotlight: RootsMagic

Family History Expos is proud to have RootsMagic as a major sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. “Family history made easy” is the slogan on their products including the popular RootsMagic 4 genealogy software. If you are attending the Midwest Family History Expo in Kansas City, there are two RootsMagic classes that may be of interest to you: Friday, July 30 3:00 p.m. Getting the Most Out of Roots Magic, part 1 Saturday, July 31 9:30 a.m. Getting the … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: AGES-online

Sponsor Spotlight: AGES-online

Family History Expos is proud to have AGES-online as a local sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. AGES-online is an Internet-based family tree builder designed to “free the genealogy researcher from the burdens of cumbersome software so they can rediscover their passion for exploring their family history.” The “AGES ” in AGES-online stands for Advanced Genealogical Exploration Services. Their web site features an extensive Learning Center as well as a video demo that covers all … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: FamilySearch

Sponsor Spotlight: FamilySearch

Family History Expos is proud to have FamilySearch as a supporter of the Midwest Family History Expo. Genealogists worldwide have used FamilySearch records online and through one of their 4,500 Family History Centers. To learn more about all FamilySearch has to offer, consider attending these sessions at the Midwest Family History Expo: Friday, July 30 1: 30 p.m. – FamilySearch’s Research Wiki, Forums and Blogs:Useful Tools to Connect and Collaborate with Others 2:30 p.m. – Powerful Tips and Tricks … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: Ancestry.com

Sponsor Spotlight: Ancestry.com

Family History Expos is proud to have Ancestry.com as a sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. With more than a million subscribers, Ancestry.com is one of the essential tools in many genealogists’ toolbox. If you would like to know more about Ancestry.com or their products (including Family Tree Maker), consider attending these sessions at the Midwest Family History Expo: Saturday, July 31 9:30 a.m. Ancestry Tips and Tricks 11:00 a.m. Family Tree Maker 2010 Basics Ancestry.com has also generously … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: Learning More About Researching your Revolutionary War Ancestor

Weekly Tip: Learning More About Researching your Revolutionary War Ancestor

Looking forward to researching your Revolutionary war ancestor but not sure where to start?  Maybe you want to learn more about the battles he was in?  The following resources will help you get a jump start on your research. Articles Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor by Kimberly Powell. About.com Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor. Compiled by Jaime Simmons. West Virginia State Archives. Resources for Revolutionary War Ancestor. Diane Haddad. Genealogy Insider Finding Your Patriot: Basic Sources for Starting Revolutionary … Read entire article »

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Sponsor Spotlight: Mid-Continent Public Library

Sponsor Spotlight: Mid-Continent Public Library

Family History Expos is proud to have the Mid-Continent Public Library as a sponsor of the Midwest Family History Expo. Within the Mid-Continent Public Library system is the Midwest Genealogy Center: which features 52,000 square feet of resources and tools for genealogists! Look for the Mid-Continent Public Library booth in the Midwest Family History Expo exhibit hall. Library representatives will be on hand to answer your questions about the library system. Midwest Genealogy Center manager Janice … Read entire article »

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