Archive for the ‘2021 Family History’ category

Vic Dunn, CG

Too Many Sylvester Welches in Virginia! Untangling Same-Name Scenarios – Vic Dunn SESSION: NGS2104-MET-01 TRACK: Methodology When I first began researching my Welch ancestors in Fauquier County, Virginia, I quickly became confused because there seemed to be several men there with that name....

March 15, 2021 by Shannon Benton

Strategies for Reading German Church Records – Deb Cyprych SESSION: NGS2104-REL-01 TRACK: Religion Researchers tracing ancestors in German church records face the double barriers of an unusual cursive alphabet and a foreign language. This session will provide helpful tools and strategies fo...

March 13, 2021 by Shannon Benton
Mary Kircher Roddy, CG

Mary Kircher Roddy to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Mary Kircher Roddy, CG SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-17 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 3:45 p.m. Did you hear the one about the guy who deserted the Army and changed his name? That misdeed was one of a string of crimes and wrongdoing committe...

March 10, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Judy G. Russell

Judy G. Russell to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-12 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 2:30 p.m. Hauled into court for missing a church service? Taxes paid in crow heads or squirrel scalps? So many of Virginia’s early records only make s...

March 9, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
ELIZABETH SHOWN MILLS, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA

Elizabeth Shown Mills to Present a Second Session at NGS 2021 Live! Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA SESSION: NGS2104-LV-10 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 12:15 p.m. One of the toughest challenges faced by genealogists, within all ethnic groups, is the difficulty of ident...

March 8, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Shelley Viola Murphy, DM

Shelley Viola Murphy to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Shelley Viola Murphy, DM SESSION: NGS2104-LV-19 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 3:45 p.m. Most genealogy researchers understand there are “burned counties” in the state of Virginia, which means there are missing and lost records and...

March 7, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS

Julie Miller to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-14 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 2:30 p.m. When most people hear the words “alien registration records” they think of the registrations that started in 1940 with the Alien Registration A...

March 5, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Vic Dunn, CG

Vic Dunn to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Vic Dunn, CG SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-18 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 3:45 p.m. In the early 1600s while the settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth were being established, another mass group of settlers emigrated from the borderlands of northern En...

March 4, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
David McCorkle

David McCorkle to Present at NGS 2021 Live! David McCorkle SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-15 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 2:30 p.m. This session focuses specifically on locating and researching North Carolina land grants. However, some of the information will assist in researching any land ...

March 3, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

BCG Skillbuilding Track The BCG Skillbuilding track is a series of lectures designed for genealogists interested in improving their research techniques. Targeted to intermediate and advanced skill levels, but open to all registered conference attendees, the presentations focus on evaluating evidenc...

March 2, 2021 by Teresa Kelley