You'll Love This If:
- You're looking for new genealogy resources and are unfamiliar with MyHeritage.com
- You've heard of MyHeritage and have always been curious what it has to offer
- You want to learn more about World Vital Records, Geni.com, Record Matches and Super Search
- You want objective advice on how to use this commercial service from a genealogist who's not affiliated with MyHeritage
Presenter: Gena Philibert-Ortega
Duration: 60 minutes
When it comes to heavy-hitting genealogy websites, MyHeritage.com is among the forefront along with fellow family history giants Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org. With 75 million worldwide users, its collection of historical records, old family photos and member-contributed family trees continues to grow, in part thanks to the acquisition of World Vital Records and Geni.com. Don't miss out on what this great site has to offer--let professional genealogist Gena Philibert-Ortega take you on a tour of MyHeritage, and we guarantee you'll come away with some fresh family history research ideas.
What You'll Learn:
- how to use MyHeritage's Genealogy Tools to connect with cousins and find information on ancestors
- what records, family photos and member-contributed family trees have to offer, including those from World Vital Records
- how to utilize MyHeritage's Record Detective to help you find more records
- how to create a family website, chart, timeline or calendar
- how to take your genealogy on the road or to your next family reunion with the MyHeritage app
- how to grow your family tree with Geni
Please Note: This webinar was produced by Family Tree University as an educational service, and is not endorsed or supported by MyHeritage.
About Your Presenter:
Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States and virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including Internet Genealogy,Family Chronicle , GenWeekly and the WorldVitalRecords newsletter. She is the author of the books, Putting the Pieces Together and Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007) as well as the forthcoming, From the Family Kitchen (F + W Media, 2012). Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s journal Crossroads. An instructor for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Gena has written courses about social media and Google. She serves as Vice-President for the So. California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, is a Director for the California State Genealogical Alliance and a board member of the Utah Genealogical Association. Her current research interests include social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women’s lives.