The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke - Your Family History Show

by Lisa Louise Cooke

The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke     -      Your Family History Show
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 204
  • Last: 13 Feb 2018
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.

Episodes (204)

  • Episode 43 - Genealogy at Borders, & New U.S. Census History Site
    Episode 43 - Genealogy at Borders, & New U.S. Census History Site
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    Published: 1 Mar 2008 Duration: 46:54
    Published Mar 1, 2008 Thank you to Genealogy columnist Kimberly Powell of About.com  for listing the Genealogy Gems Podcast in her recent column called Genealogy Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure.  The newest addition to the Cooke househ... Read more →
    Published Mar 1, 2008 Thank you to Genealogy columnist Kimberly Powell of About.com  for listing the Genealogy Gems Podcast in her recent column called Genealogy Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure.  The newest addition to the Cooke househ... Read more →

  • Episode 146 - Maureen Taylor's New Film Project, Genealogy News, and A Fabulous Use for Google Alerts
    Episode 146 - Maureen Taylor's New Film Project, Genealogy News, and A Fabulous Use for Google Alerts
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    Published: 8 Dec 2012 Duration: 01:12:26
    In this episode we discuss the latest genealogy news, one listener's fabulous use of Google Alerts, and Maureen Taylor's new history film project.    NEWS: Google Earth 7Google as just released Google Earth version 7. Google Earth is an ama... Read more →
    In this episode we discuss the latest genealogy news, one listener's fabulous use of Google Alerts, and Maureen Taylor's new history film project.    NEWS: Google Earth 7Google as just released Google Earth version 7. Google Earth is an ama... Read more →

  • Episode 166 - Tips, Ideas and Listener Email
    Episode 166 - Tips, Ideas and Listener Email
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    Published: 15 Apr 2014 Duration: 55:16
    I’ve been enjoying time at home getting the new house decorated.  I have a wonderful sort of wall niche area in the living room that is perfect for a family history display, so the wheels are turning on what I want to do there. I’ve been pi... Read more →
    I’ve been enjoying time at home getting the new house decorated.  I have a wonderful sort of wall niche area in the living room that is perfect for a family history display, so the wheels are turning on what I want to do there. I’ve been pi... Read more →

  • Episode 202
    Episode 202
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    Published: 9 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:03:10
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 202 Lisa Louise Cooke   Highlights of this episode include: AncestryDNA’s new Genetic Communities: An Interview with Catherine Ball, Ancestry’s Chief Scientific Officer; Meet contestant Joe Greer from Re... Read more →
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 202 Lisa Louise Cooke   Highlights of this episode include: AncestryDNA’s new Genetic Communities: An Interview with Catherine Ball, Ancestry’s Chief Scientific Officer; Meet contestant Joe Greer from Re... Read more →

  • Episode 200
    Episode 200
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    Published: 6 Feb 2017 Duration: 01:29:03
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 200 with Lisa Louise Cooke  Listen below: It’s finally here—the 200th episode of the free Genealogy Gems podcast, also celebrating its 10th year. In this special episode, Lisa invites Professor Mark Aus... Read more →
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 200 with Lisa Louise Cooke  Listen below: It’s finally here—the 200th episode of the free Genealogy Gems podcast, also celebrating its 10th year. In this special episode, Lisa invites Professor Mark Aus... Read more →

  • Episode 199
    Episode 199
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    Published: 11 Jan 2017 Duration: 01:13:56
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 199 with Lisa Louise Cooke In this episode, Lisa celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary with Clare Banton from Library and Archives Canada. You’ll also hear how Lisa will be marking another anniversary in... Read more →
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 199 with Lisa Louise Cooke In this episode, Lisa celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary with Clare Banton from Library and Archives Canada. You’ll also hear how Lisa will be marking another anniversary in... Read more →

  • Episode 111 - Military Records, Britains Home Children and Google News
    Episode 111 - Military Records, Britains Home Children and Google News
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    Published: 28 May 2011 Duration: 47:46
    Published May 28, 2011 This week we did a 90 minute presentation of Google Earth for Genealogy for RootsMagic and the response has been fantastic.     I’ve had so many emails from those of you who attended, and I can just read the exc... Read more →
    Published May 28, 2011 This week we did a 90 minute presentation of Google Earth for Genealogy for RootsMagic and the response has been fantastic.     I’ve had so many emails from those of you who attended, and I can just read the exc... Read more →

  • Episode 157 - Blast from the Past Episodes 11 and 12 Remastered
    Episode 157 - Blast from the Past Episodes 11 and 12 Remastered
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    Published: 12 Jul 2013 Duration: 39:37
    In this Blast from the Past episode we are turning the time machine back to May of 2007.  First up is Genealogy Gems Episode #11, first published May 07, 2007, which includes two great gems for you: How to Find Pictures from the Past with G... Read more →
    In this Blast from the Past episode we are turning the time machine back to May of 2007.  First up is Genealogy Gems Episode #11, first published May 07, 2007, which includes two great gems for you: How to Find Pictures from the Past with G... Read more →

  • Episode 184
    Episode 184
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    Published: 6 Oct 2015 Duration: 59:39
    In this episode I’ll kick things off with two fabulous online resources I think are Gems. Two of you wrote in with your own advice, one on saving your genealogy from theft and another with another tip on digital preservation. I found a funn... Read more →
    In this episode I’ll kick things off with two fabulous online resources I think are Gems. Two of you wrote in with your own advice, one on saving your genealogy from theft and another with another tip on digital preservation. I found a funn... Read more →

  • Episode 45 - Prison stories & research, Google customization, & Free British Records
    Episode 45 - Prison stories & research, Google customization, & Free British Records
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    Published: 1 Apr 2008 Duration: 34:29
    Published Mar 31, 2008 Episode 45 SHOW NOTES Sign up for Newsletter: mailto:genealogygemspodcast@gmail.com with your name, state or country and how you first heard about the podcast.   I encourage you to do that today so you won't miss a th... Read more →
    Published Mar 31, 2008 Episode 45 SHOW NOTES Sign up for Newsletter: mailto:genealogygemspodcast@gmail.com with your name, state or country and how you first heard about the podcast.   I encourage you to do that today so you won't miss a th... Read more →

  • Episode 167 - Colonial American Genealogy
    Episode 167 - Colonial American Genealogy
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    Published: 22 May 2014 Duration: 01:08:39
    Get ready to lay a foundation in your knowledge of Colonial American genealogy research. Beth Foulk is here to walk us through early immigration to America, Indentured Servitude and Bondage, and the records and resources that can help you l... Read more →
    Get ready to lay a foundation in your knowledge of Colonial American genealogy research. Beth Foulk is here to walk us through early immigration to America, Indentured Servitude and Bondage, and the records and resources that can help you l... Read more →

  • Episode 196
    Episode 196
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    Published: 12 Oct 2016 Duration: 01:04:34
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke In this episode, expert Kate Eakman from Legacy Tree Genealogists joins us with some tips for those starting to trace their Irish ancestors into Ireland. She shares some great websites for I... Read more →
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke In this episode, expert Kate Eakman from Legacy Tree Genealogists joins us with some tips for those starting to trace their Irish ancestors into Ireland. She shares some great websites for I... Read more →

  • Episode 198
    Episode 198
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    Published: 15 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:04:15
    This episode’s got a bit of holiday sparkle! Lisa Louise Cooke welcomes Genealogy Gems Book Club author and Victorian lifestyle expert Sarah Chrisman to the show to talk about Victorian holiday traditions, some of which may still live on in... Read more →
    This episode’s got a bit of holiday sparkle! Lisa Louise Cooke welcomes Genealogy Gems Book Club author and Victorian lifestyle expert Sarah Chrisman to the show to talk about Victorian holiday traditions, some of which may still live on in... Read more →

  • Episode 203
    Episode 203
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    Published: 10 May 2017 Duration: 01:09:13
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke Episode #203 This episode features a special interview with renowned Canadian expert Dave Obee. He shares his favorite tips on researching the Canadian census—his insights are fascinating w... Read more →
    The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke Episode #203 This episode features a special interview with renowned Canadian expert Dave Obee. He shares his favorite tips on researching the Canadian census—his insights are fascinating w... Read more →

  • Episode 126 - RootsTech Wrap Up and Find A Grave
    Episode 126 - RootsTech Wrap Up and Find A Grave
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    Published: 10 Feb 2012 Duration: 01:01:02
    Published Feb 10, 2012 In this episode we cover the latest news from RootsTech 2012, my video interview with Nick Barratt, and an in depth look at Find A Grave with the website's creator, Jim Tipton.   NEWS:   Watch the recording of my pres... Read more →
    Published Feb 10, 2012 In this episode we cover the latest news from RootsTech 2012, my video interview with Nick Barratt, and an in depth look at Find A Grave with the website's creator, Jim Tipton.   NEWS:   Watch the recording of my pres... Read more →

  • Episode 162 - How to Help Kids Engage, Explore and Enjoy Family History
    Episode 162 - How to Help Kids Engage, Explore and Enjoy Family History
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    Published: 4 Dec 2013 Duration: 57:07
    Wondering how to get your kids and grandkids engaged in family history? Looking for worthwhile activities for the kids over the Christmas break? In this episode author Janet Hovorka provides answers. Our children are the future of our famil... Read more →
    Wondering how to get your kids and grandkids engaged in family history? Looking for worthwhile activities for the kids over the Christmas break? In this episode author Janet Hovorka provides answers. Our children are the future of our famil... Read more →

  • Episode 128 - WDYTYA Wrap Up and brightsolid
    Episode 128 - WDYTYA Wrap Up and brightsolid
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    Published: 9 Mar 2012 Duration: 50:44
    Published March 9, 2011 In this episode we'll talk to Chris van der Kuyl, CEO of brightsolid. Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2012 By Andrew Martin of the History Repeating Blog Mark Olsen of  MyHeritage / World Vital Records WDYTYA recap at... Read more →
    Published March 9, 2011 In this episode we'll talk to Chris van der Kuyl, CEO of brightsolid. Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2012 By Andrew Martin of the History Repeating Blog Mark Olsen of  MyHeritage / World Vital Records WDYTYA recap at... Read more →

  • Episode 98 The Journey Takers, New Sweepstakes, and Liquid Galaxy for Google Earth
    Episode 98 The Journey Takers, New Sweepstakes, and Liquid Galaxy for Google Earth
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    Published: 7 Oct 2010 Duration: 01:00:06
    Published Oct 7, 2010 Episode 98 - The Journey Takers   NEWS: Thank you to the Genealogy Bloggers who blogged about the new Google Earth for Genealogy Volume II DVD: Dick Eastman - EOGN Randy Seaver - Genea-Musings Thomas MacEntee - Geneabl... Read more →
    Published Oct 7, 2010 Episode 98 - The Journey Takers   NEWS: Thank you to the Genealogy Bloggers who blogged about the new Google Earth for Genealogy Volume II DVD: Dick Eastman - EOGN Randy Seaver - Genea-Musings Thomas MacEntee - Geneabl... Read more →

  • Episode 171 - Coping with Change, and Genealogy Storytelling
    Episode 171 - Coping with Change, and Genealogy Storytelling
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    Published: 16 Sep 2014 Duration: 57:35
    Do you have enough time to work on your family history the way you would like to? How about taking on someone else’s family history? In this episode I’ve invited someone who has jumped over his own family history to diligently working on a ... Read more →
    Do you have enough time to work on your family history the way you would like to? How about taking on someone else’s family history? In this episode I’ve invited someone who has jumped over his own family history to diligently working on a ... Read more →

  • Episode 31 - Free Access to Historic Media & Next Generation Genealogy
    Episode 31 - Free Access to Historic Media & Next Generation Genealogy
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    Published: 28 Oct 2007 Duration: 29:17
    Published Oct 28, 2007 EPISODE 31 SHOW NOTES Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies. Thanks to those of you who have bought the book.  You guys are great.  A special little Halloween hello from Genealogy Gems.  Sad news:  The This Wee... Read more →
    Published Oct 28, 2007 EPISODE 31 SHOW NOTES Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies. Thanks to those of you who have bought the book.  You guys are great.  A special little Halloween hello from Genealogy Gems.  Sad news:  The This Wee... Read more →