Hamilton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 15865
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-0865
Telephone:  (513) 956-7078

HCGS Facebook  

A chapter of the
Ohio Genealogical Society

Technology Interest Group

Handout from Presentation on Hangouts, Podcasts, Webinars, and YouTube For Genealogy
Presented by:  Nancy Chouteau         
                         7 September 2019
Links Verified:  1 September 2019
Hamilton County Genealogical Society – Free and $
  • Various genealogy topics; most Southwest Ohio DNA Group presentations have been recorded. 
Cincinnati Library – Free with a PLCHC library card
  • Main eLearning page
  • Genealogy, writing, history with Universal class
  • Excel, Photoshop, Project Management, etc. with Lynda     
  • Genealogy with Kanopy
  • Genealogy classes with John Phillip Colletta (15 episodes) with Kanopy and Great Courses
Allen County Public Library - Free
BYU Family History Library - Free
Fountaindale Public Library - Free
  • This library offers some webinars, both live and recorded for FREE.  Debra Dudak, did a presentation in Cincinnati in 2017 and is a librarian here.
Kenton County Library - Free
  • Uses the periscope app
Blog Calendar Aggregator of various genealogy webinars
GeneaWebinars – Free
Companies, Government Offices, Organizations, and Societies
American Ancestors – Free and $
  • See events tab midway down the left hand side of page
American Library Association - Free
  • Preservation Week:  Recordings from 2010-2019
Ancestry – Free and $
  • YouTube channel hosted by Krista Cowan, aka The Barefoot Genealogist
Association of Professional Genealogists – Free and $
  • Helpful even if you are not a professional.
Board of Certified Genealogists – Free and $
  • Uses the Legacy Family Tree Webinars platform
Family Search – Free
  • Upcoming Webinars calendar/schedule
  • Recorded webinars (2,000 webinars in various languages)
Family Tree Magazine Podcasts – Free and $
Florida State Genealogical Society – Free and $
Georgia Genealogical Society – Free and $
Germanic Genealogy Society – Free and $
Hangouts, Podcasts, Webinars, and YouTube for Genealogy                                    7-September-2019
Illinois State Genealogical Society – Free and $
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) – Free and $
International Society for British Genealogy and Family History aka ISBGFH – Free and $
Legacy Family Tree Webinars – Free and $
  • Purchased in 2017 by MyHeritage; approximately six (6) webinars per month; free to watch live for about 7 days after broadcast; subscribers only after free period, syllabus for subscribers only.
  • Members have access to over 900 webinars in their library
  • Membership is about $10/mth or $50.00/year, coupon code given at the end of each webinar for a 10% on purchases including membership. Historically, they have offered half-price sales in the Spring and late Fall.
Minnesota Genealogical Society – Free and $
Ohio Genealogical Society - $ (Members Only Area)
National Archives aka NARA – Free
  • Seventh Annual Virtual Genealogy Fair - October 23, 2019 live broadcast
  • Virtual Genealogy Fair Every October
             2018 Link:  https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society – Free and $
  • Upcoming events such as webinars middle of page on the right hand side
  • YouTube channel with free recorded webinars
NextGen Genealogy Network - Free
RootsMagic Genealogy Software- Free
RootsTech - Free
  • Archived 2019-2015  
Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society – Free and $
Southern California Genealogical Society – Free and $
U.S. Citizenship immigration Services - Free
  • The History Library Catalog webinar is helpful.
The United States World War One Centennial Commission – Free
Utah Genealogical Association – Free and $
Wisconsin Genealogical Society – Free and $
Podcasts and YouTube – Just a sampling
Blaine Bettinger
Lisa Louise Cooke - Genealogy Gems Podcast - Free
Amy Johnson Crow - Generations Café Podcast - Free
Dear Myrtle aka Pat Richley-Erickson - Free
  • Mondays with Myrt @ 12:00noon Mondays and Wacky Wednesday @ 9:00pm.
Diana Elder & Nicole Dyer - Research Like a Pro Series - Free
Melissa Findley – Boundless Genealogy – Free
Scott Fisher - Extreme Genes Podcast/Radio Show - Free
Jennifer Holik – Military with a concentration on WWII – Free
Connie Knox – GenealogyTV – Free
Devon, Andy, and Caleb Lee - Family History Fanatics - Free
Lisa Lisson – Are You My Cousin – Free
Kenneth Marks - The Ancestor Hunt - Free
Will Moneymaker - Ancestral Findings – Free
George G Morgan & Drew Smith - The Genealogy Guys Podcast and The Genealogy Connection - Free
Angela Walton Raji - African American Roots - Free
Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective - Free
Amie Bowser Tennant - Free
Social History and Cincinnati, Hamilton County, and Other Local
History in Your Own Backyard - Satolli Glassmeyer
Digging Cincinnati History – Ann Senefeld
  • Book:  Finding Your Home’s Ancestors: A Guide to Researching Properties in Hamilton County, Ohio
929.107209771 S475 2017
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps:
  • Using City Directories
  • Navigating the Auditor’s Website
  • Find an Old Address
Local Social History and History
A Trip along Race Road, Cincinnati, Ohio in the late 1920s
Cincinnati, Ohio Looking Back 1930’s
Cincinnati’s Abandoned Subway
Cincinnati 1937 Flood – Historical Home Movie Footage
Cincinnati Ohio October 22, 1929 During President Hoover’s Visit (with sound)
Mt. Adams Incline
Mt. Healthy Sesquicentennial – 1967
Sayler Park Historical Society – Ohio River Locks and Dams
Who Do You Think You Are
The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Page Updated 9/27/2019