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Lisa Louise Cooke
Works at Genealogy Gems
Attended Washington State University
Lives in Texas
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How to Create Family History Videos (Quickly & Easily!) Episode 2
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Here's an article I wrote for Animoto's blog. It's my new fave video creation tool. You can watch my entire free video tutorial series and other inspirational video examples at http://www.genealogygems.com/family-history-videos
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New genealogy records online this week includes civil registrations for Italy and the Philippines, Irish vital records indexes, Pennsylvania veterans’ files and even 20th-century U.S. merchant marines databases. Which may include your relatives?  
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Is someone else’s Ancestry family tree causing a pain in your own tree trunk? Here’s a way to approach it–nicely!
Get expert advice on how to approach another genealogist about an error on an Ancestry family tree.
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Have you reached a dead end on one branch of your family tree–you can’t find the parents’ names? Check out these sources for finding ancestors’ parents.
It can be tricky to find ancestors' parents in each new generation. Let these 6 sources for ancestors' parents' names help bust your genealogy brick walls!
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Love the pie safe! My grandmother was an antique dealer, so I don't have a living room "set" or bedroom "set"...just individual pieces all over the house. Sure do miss her!
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How to Create Family History Videos (Quickly & Easily!) Episode 1
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Thanks for the shout out Kathy. LOVE that Google Earth!
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Just a beginner when it comes to Google Earth…please bear with me while I learn, if you will. Thank you! 
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Happy Veterans Day! One day is not enough to honor their service and sacrifice. Here’s how Veterans Day came to be.
Today we salute veterans and invite all to do the same. Thank them. Thank their families. Read this brief story about how Veterans Day came to be.
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Our review of new genealogy records online this week includes the 1939 Register for England and Wales; church records for Illinois and Kyiv, Ukraine; New York naturalizations and Mexican vital and church records. Which of these may name your family members?
New genealogy records online: church records for Illinois and Kyiv, Ukraine; New York naturalizations; millions of Mexican records and the 1939 Register.
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The 1938 Register–the most comprehensive population survey EVER of England and Wales known–is finally searchable online!
The 1939 Register of England and Wales is now searchable online at Findmypast. Read why this is such a key record set and how to search it for free.
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Genealogy Media Producer (podcaster, videocaster, author)
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  • Genealogy Gems
    Genealogy Media Producer (podcaster, videocaster), 2007 - present
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Family History Podcasting & New Media Maestro
Introduction

Lisa Louise Cooke  is a Genealogy Media Producer and hosts two top-rated genealogy podcasts:  The Genealogy Gems Podcast which focuses on research strategies and Family History: Genealogy Made Easy which leads listeners through the research process.  Both of these "Internet radio shows" are featured in iTunes and her website at GenealogyGems.com.  In addition she publishes videos on the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel.

Lisa is also the host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast.  Lisa is the author of The Genealogist's Google Toolbox, How to Turn Your iPad in to a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and  Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies as well as articles for Family Tree Magazine.  Lisa is also a sought after international genealogy conference lecturer.

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Mom of three amazing women!
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  • Washington State University
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