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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
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

Beyond the Blue Mountains: They Came with a Dream, Their Descendants Followed — Barbara Vines Little SESSION: NGS2104-LV-01 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 11:15 a.m. Barbara Vines Little’s session will focus on where our Virginia ancestors lived and traveled to ...

March 1, 2021 by Shannon Benton

Best-Selling Author is Special Guest Speaker at NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-03 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 2:00 p.m.                         Dani’s session will focus on the sometimes unintended, but life-altering, consequences of genealogical ...

March 1, 2021 by Shannon Benton

Author Ric Murphy to Discuss the Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia SESSION: NGS2104-LV-11 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Based on the book: Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia, author Ric Murphy will discuss how in 1619, a group of thirty-two African men, women a...

February 26, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Marquis de Lafayette Portrayed by Charles Wissinger

NGS 2021 Live! is Pleased to Introduce You to The Marquis de Lafayette Marquis de Lafayette Portrayed by Charles Wissinger Born into nobility and baptized Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, the young Marquis de Lafayette sympathized with the colonies in British America and longed to stan...

February 25, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Elizabeth Shown Mills to Present at NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-02 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA Everyone has ancestors who seem to mysteriously appear and then spontaneously combust—existing nowhere except ...

February 24, 2021 by Erin Shifflett

NGS is Excited to Welcome Back Thomas W. Jones for NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-04 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA, FNGS Genealogists increasingly are adding DNA test results to documentary sources to identify their ancestors...

February 23, 2021 by Erin Shifflett

Register for the NGS Virtual Focus on Societies Day! The National Genealogical Society (NGS) will host a new Focus on Societies Day on Friday, 21 May 2021, as part of its week-long virtual NGS 2021 Family History Conference. NGS recognizes that genealogical societies, historical societies,...

February 19, 2021 by Erin Shifflett