Archives Livestreams in April: Lutheran Records, Common Names and More!

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on April 2, 2013

Looking to learn more about genealogy? hosts free genealogy livestreams every Wednesday at 1:00pm Eastern/10:00am Pacific! Here's the lineup for April:

April 3, Using the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Records on recently published over 4.5 million records from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. This livestream will cover what the records include and how to search for them on

April 10, Finding Your Mr. Right: Working With Common Names

Think that researching John Smith is impossible? Learn some tips and tricks for working with the common names in your family tree.

April 17, What Are You Missing in Death Records?

You've found your ancestor's death record, but have you missed some good clues that it contains? Learn some things to look for when working with these vital records.

April 24, What Happened to the Names?! Making the Jump to the 1840 Census

How do you move from the 1850 census, which lists everyone by name, back to the 1840 census, which only lists the heads of household? It is possible! Learn how in this session.

Amy Johnson Crow is the presenter for the Archives livestreams. They last 15-20 minutes and are free for everyone to attend! They are online at the Ancestry livestream channel. If you'd like an email and Facebook reminder before they start, go to Archives' Facebook events page and click "Join" on the livestreams you'd like to attend. When you're watching the livestream, be certain to check in so that you can participate in the chat room.

Can't make it on Wednesdays? We have you covered. All of the presentations are uploaded afterwards to the Archives YouTube channel.

We look forward to seeing you!

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