Family Tree Magazine Podcast

Family Tree Magazine Podcast


Latest Episodes

Researching Indentured Servant Ancestors: Episode 149
May 18, 2021

In this episode, join our host Lisa Louise Cooke and her guests as they discuss strategies for researching indentured servants, websites for Jewish genealogy research and so much more.

Explore Your Family History at the Allen County Library Genealogy Center: Episode 148
April 16, 2021

This month's podcast features an in-depth look at the vast genealogy resources available at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Librarian Allison Singleton joins Lisa to discuss how this library can help anyone on their genealogy jo...

How to Research Your Irish Ancestry: Episode 147
March 18, 2021

In this episode, Lisa and her guests explore records and resources for tracing Irish ancestry. Plus, our DNA expert explains how to interpret your ethnicity results.

RootsTech Goes Virtual – An Interview with Jen Allen on RootsTech Connect: Episode 146
February 17, 2021

The biggest genealogy event of the year has gone virtual! Lisa talks with RootsTech’s Jen Allen to see what participants can expect from RootsTech Connect. Plus, our DNA expert sheds some light on re-testing,

Free Genealogy Resources and Money-Saving Tips: Episode 145
January 20, 2021

In this episode, we're bringing you some of our favorite free genealogy resources and money-saving tips so you can start your year off strong (without breaking the bank).

How to Handle Difficult or Uncomfortable Facts When Writing Family History: Episode 144
December 15, 2020

Lisa interviews author Annette Gendler about how to address difficult or uncomfortable information when writing your family's history. Plus, tips from our DNA expert on how to persuade relatives to take a DNA test,

Researching Mayflower Connections – An Interview with Chris Child: Episode 143
November 17, 2020

Author Chris Child joins Lisa to discuss strategies for discovering Mayflower ancestors. Plus, our DNA expert is back to talk about how to understand missing or unexpected matches.

Decoding Grave Symbols – An Interview with Joy Neighbors: Episode 142
October 19, 2020

Author Joy Neighbors joins Lisa to talk about cemetery research and how you can use gravestone symbols to discover more about your ancestors. Plus, our DNA experts discusses testing deceased relatives and we explore strategies for success on Find a Grave.

Tips for Researching the 1940 Census: Episode 47
October 13, 2020

In this episode, we're celebrating the release of the 1940 census with tips, websites and resources you can use in your research.

What Will Genealogy Look Like Post COVID-19?: Episode 141
September 15, 2020

In this month’s episode, Lisa talks with genealogist and librarian Daniel Klein about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected genealogy research and what genealogy will look like in the future.