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5 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research With Old Maps OnDemand Webinar

SKU# T2242


  • you want to learn about the five types of historical maps every genealogist should be using
  • you want to learn where you can access free digitized maps from the comfort of your home
  • you would like to create and save your own historic map collection, and discover techniques for using them in your research
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
Duration: 60 minutes

You don't have to be a cartographer to appreciate the design and detail of a historical map. In fact, their uses for genealogy are plentiful. You can re-create your ancestor's neighborhood using Sanborn fire-insurance maps, use plat maps to see property ownership, and find unique facts about your ancestors through census enumeration district, township and county maps. In this hour-long webinar, presenter Lisa Louise Cooke will identify top online resources for old maps and how to use them in your family research.??
  • what types of historical maps every genealogist should use, including Sanborn maps, census enumeration district maps, plat maps and more
  • what online resources are best for finding old maps
  • how to locate offline historical maps
  • how to create and save your own historical map collection
  • what techniques there are for using old maps in your research
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show as well as the Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcast, both available at, in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app, and free toolbar. In addition to Genealogy Gems, Lisa works closely with Family Tree Magazine as producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, a regular article author for the magazine, and curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University. Her most recent book is titled: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.
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