The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke     -      Your Family History Show
The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke - Your Family History Show
Lisa Louise Cooke
Genealogy Gems Podcast shows you, the family historian, how to make the most out of your family history research time by providing quick and easy to use research techniques. In addition, you will learn creative ways to share your family tree and the legacy of your ancestors. Lisa Louise Cooke guides you through the exhilarating process of discovering your family tree. She scours the family history landscape to find and bring you the best websites, best practices, and best resources available. And Lisa’s interviews with the experts in the field of genealogy make the Genealogy Gems Podcast your own personal genealogy conference. Guests include genealogists such as Dick Eastman, DearMYRTLE, Curt Witcher, Arlene Eakle, and the folks from Ancestry.com, as well as celebrities such as Tukufu Zuberi of The History Detectives, Kathy Lennon of the Lennon Sisters, Tim Russell of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, the band Venice, and Darby Hinton of the Daniel Boone TV series from the 1960s. Your family history is world history.
Episode 256 - Interview with Author Nathan Dylan Goodwin
Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 256 with Lisa Louise Cooke September 2021 Visit the show notes page at Genealogy Gems. This episode is brought to you by our wonderful sponsor: From Lisa: “I use MyHeritage for my own genealogy research. It makes all the difference!” Episode Topic: Interview with Nathan Dylan Goodwin, author of The Chester Creek Murders Author Nathan Dylan Goodwin () joins Lisa Louise Cooke for a conversation about writing, DNA, Criminal Cold Cases, and his new book The Chester Creek Murders.  Video and Show NotesThis audio comes from my YouTube video series Elevenses with Lisa . Genealogy Gems Premium Members have exclusive access to the downloadable show notes "cheat sheet" handout. Premium Members also have access to all of the archived earlier episodes. To access the Elevenses with Lisa Premium Member , log in to your membership at  and under in the main menu under Premium go to Premium Videos and click on Elevenses with Lisa. Become a Genealogy Gems Premium eLearning MemberPremium Members have exclusive access to: Video classes and downloadable handouts The Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast Elevenses with Lisa downloadable show notes PDF Become a member . Stay Up to Date with the Genealogy Gems NewsletterThe Genealogy Gems email newsletter is the best way to stay informed about what’s available with your Premium eLearning Membership.  to sign up today. Follow Lisa and Genealogy Gems on Social Media: #genealogy #nathandylangoodwin
Sep 9
45 min
Episode 255 - Genealogy at the National Archives Online Catalog
Lisa demystifies how to find genealogy records at the National Archives online catalog. Discover what you can find, what you will NOT find, how to use search operators, and how to use the Record Group Explorer.
Aug 24
49 min
Episode 254 - How to Use Google Photos
Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 254 with Lisa Louise Cooke July 2021 Visit the at Genealogy Gems. This episode is brought to you by: From Lisa: “I use MyHeritage for my own genealogy research. It makes all the difference!” Today’s Topic: Google Photos for Beginners Have you thought about using Google Photos but just weren’t sure how it worked or where to start? This episode will answer your questions and give you the confidence to use it effectively. In this introductory tour to Google Photos we will answer the questions: What is Google Photos? Is Google Photos private? What features do I get with Google Photos? How does Google Photos storage work? (Is Google Photos free?) How do I start using Google Photos? How do I upload my photos and videos? How to search and retrieve photos and videos in Google Photos How would Google Photos benefit genealogists, archivists and others? Video and Show NotesThis topic comes from my YouTube video series Elevenses with Lisa .  Genealogy Gems Premium Members have exclusive access to the downloadable show notes "cheat sheet" handout. Premium Members also have access to all of the archived earlier episodes. To access the Elevenses with Lisa Premium Member , log in to your membership at  and under in the main menu under Premium go to Premium Videos and click on Elevenses with Lisa. Become a Genealogy Gems Premium eLearning MemberPremium Members have exclusive access to: Video classes and downloadable handouts The Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast Elevenses with Lisa downloadable show notes PDF Become a member . Stay Up to Date with the Genealogy Gems NewsletterThe Genealogy Gems email newsletter is the best way to stay informed about what’s available with your Premium eLearning Membership.  to sign up today. Follow Lisa and Genealogy Gems on Social Media: #genealogy #googlephotos
Jul 14
53 min
Episode 253 - Finding Early American Ancestors
In this episode we head back to 17th century New England with Lindsay Fulton of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org Lindsay Fulton is with American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society where leads the Research and Library Services team as Vice President. She is a frequent contributor to the NEHGS blog and was featured in the Emmy-Winning Program: Finding your Roots: The Seedlings, a web series inspired by the popular PBS series “Finding Your Roots
Jun 4
49 min
Episode 252 - Find Images and Photos in Old Newspapers
Lisa Louise Cooke explains step-by-step how to use a new tech tool at Chronicling America to help you find family history related photos and images. The tool is called Newspaper Navigator and it will not only help you find images, but it will also teach you about machine learning and AI.
Apr 14
52 min
Episode 251 - Online Records at the Genealogy Center Website
How to get free online genealogical records for your family history at the Allen County Public Library’s Genealogy Center website. It’s the second largest genealogy library in the country next to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Librarian Allison Singleton joins host Lisa Louise Cooke.
Mar 12
45 min
Episode 250 - 10 Surprising Genealogical Finds at Google Books
Google Books has millions of free digitized items, and many of them can help you find your family history. I'll show you how to find genealogy records that can help bust your brick walls and learn more about your family's story.
Feb 19
59 min
Episode 249: 10 Questions You Need to Ask
Lisa Louise Cooke asks you 10 important questions to help you rate your readiness for a year of genealogy research success. The answers will ensure that you're ready to find and preserve your family history.
Jan 25
52 min
Episode 248
Learn the best strategies for finding free genealogy records online and offline.
Dec 8, 2020
54 min
Episode 247
Do you need a little help with a genealogy brick wall? A consultation with a professional genealogists can help! I'll show you how I filled in the blanks and updated my research plan after my consult. We'll discuss valuable genealogical records and strategies you can use.
Nov 23, 2020
51 min
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