Kick-off Family History Month by celebrating the migrations of our ancestors via a stimulating YouTube video Series.
Spearheaded by Jarrett Ross, the Geneavlogger, and Matt Baker, of UsefulCharts, the ambitious #ProjectGenealogy collaboration features seven genealogy YouTube channels and their hosts showcasing the migration of people around the world.
Grab your favorite beverage and savor 1½ hours with your favorite beverage and enjoy the video journey. Learn the history behind various migrations, discover how to research their journey and which records to explore, and ultimately, follow the tips for writing about your ancestor’s journey.
- 5 Tips For Writing About Your Immigrant Ancestor - Family History Fanatics (https://youtu.be/qMtAI-YVeJs)
- How Dutch Jewish Migration Led to the 8 Hour Work Day - GeneaVlogger (https://youtu.be/qbm4b5SILYY)
- My Family Tree: 3 Migration Stories - Useful Charts (https://youtu.be/EKJN1aH2Y5U)
- German Migration to Missouri - Auntie Jen's Family Trees - (https://youtu.be/D5G3QvlGrTs)
- Did Your Ancestor Move West for FREE Land? | Homestead Act of 1862 - Boundless Genealogy (https://youtu.be/T0vlFJoRuzk)
- 19th Century Migration to America & The Railroads Westward Expansion - Genealogy TV - (https://youtu.be/4J2UyYXAYWs)
- How To Trace Ancestors On the Move - Lisa Lisson (https://youtu.be/ox9JbP2iDb0)
All migration themed videos go live on each creator’s channel at 2 PM Eastern (GMT-4 ) on Friday, October 4. To ease you through your journey, start the YouTube video journey via this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/
You can further enhance the #ProjectGenealogy experience by:
- thanking each creator in the comments section of their video,
- asking questions or sharing further insights in the comments section,
- sharing the videos with your genealogy societies and online communities using the hashtag #projectgenealogy.