Livestreams in May: Military, Newspapers, Cemeteries and the Census

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on May 3, 2013

Want to learn more about military ancestors or newspapers? What about cemeteries or getting more from the 1920-1940 censuses? The livestreams on Wednesdays in May are just the thing you're looking for! Here is the upcoming schedule:

May 8, Salute Their Service: Identifying Military Ancestors

Military records are rich genealogical resources. Learn how to identify which ancestors served in the military. 

May 15, Read All About It: Using Newspapers

There's nothing like reading newspapers from the time of our ancestors. Learn some strategies for finding good information in them.

May 22, Don't Be Scared of Cemeteries

Many people are afraid of cemeteries, but family historians shouldn't be! This livestream will cover the basics of tombstone and cemetery research.

May 29, What Are You Missing in the 1920-1940 Censuses?

The 1920, 1930 and 1940 censuses have so much information. Learn about the fields that are easy to overlook.

The livestreams are free and held online on the Ancestry livestream channel on Wednesdays at 1:00pm Eastern/10:00am Pacific. Join host Amy Johnson Crow as she shares genealogy tips and tricks to help you discover your ancestors.

If you'd like email and Facebook reminders of the livestreams, go to the Facebook events page and click "Join" on the livestreams you'd like to attend. When you're watching the livestream, be sure to check in so that you can participate in the chat room!

Past livestreams are also available on the YouTube channel.

We look forward to seeing you!

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