Introducing Your NGS 2022 Conference Local Host Society Founded in 1898, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) is honored to be the Local Host Society for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento May 24-28. CGS members are gearing up to assist the NGS staff in planning and deliveri...

October 8, 2021 by Roger Prince

Hotel Reservations Now Open for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference Starting today, 5 October 2021, individuals who are planning to attend the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2022 Family History Conference, Our American Mosaic, may reserve hotel accommodations. The conference will be held 24...

October 5, 2021 by Roger Prince

Pitfalls and Best Practices in African American Genealogical Research – Leslie Anderson SESSION: NGS2104-AA-02 TRACK: African American Interest in the topic has exploded and the reasons are many: African Americans’ determination and commitment. Digitization. DNA testing. The proliferation of so...

June 29, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

The on-demand Women track consists of two lectures to assist you in fleshing out the lives of your female ancestors. Those lectures are highlighted below. In Her Own Words – Lives of Women Through Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, and More – Diane L. Richard SESSION: NGS2104-WOM-01 TRACK: Wome...

June 28, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

NGS 2021 Focus on Societies: Now Available for Purchase! If you missed Focus on Societies, you can purchase it now on PlaybackNGS.com. Select from individual sessions or choose a package which includes all 14 sessions streamed on-demand. View or listen on your computer or mobile devices, ...

June 23, 2021 by Erin Shifflett

NGS 2021 On-Demand! is Available Today at PlaybackNGS.com If you missed the 2021 NGS Virtual Family History Conference in May you can still purchase access on-demand at PlaybackNGS.com. View or listen on your computers or mobile devices, from the comfort of your home or anywhere, at your ...

June 22, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
Shelley Viola Murphy, DM

Refugees are White, Freedmen are Black: Gems from the Freedmen’s Bureau – Shelley Viola Murphy SESSION: NGS2104-REC-04 TRACK: Records Shelley Viola Murphy, DM Researchers know this collection exists but typically it is not used as much as it should be. The Freedmen’s Bureau covers the span...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Buckeye Expansion: Migration into Ohio – Dana Palmer SESSION: NGS2104-MIG-04 TRACK: Migration Dana Ann Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) Many people moved to Ohio or passed through it. Where did they come from and where did they settle?  This session will cover early Northwest Territory settlement in Ohi...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Mississippi Roots: Finding Your Magnolia State Ancestors – Lori Thornton SESSION: NGS2104-STA-07 TRACK: States Lori Thornton Persons with Mississippi ancestry will benefit from this overview of researching in the Magnolia State. Those attending will receive a link to additional resources. A br...

May 10, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

DAR Applications: Those Pesky Generations from the Patriot to the 1850 Census – Pamela Loos-Noji SESSION: NGS2014-SP-09 SPONSORED BY: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) CONNECT WITH THE NSDAR: Website: https://www.dar.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TodaysDAR Twi...

May 7, 2021 by Teresa Kelley