Archive for the ‘General’ category

Deconstructing the Neighborhood: Using the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps to Understand Communities Session: S445, Time & Date: Saturday, 11 May 2019, 2:30 p.m. Cheri Daniels Many of us have used the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps to locate our ancestors’ residences or to map out significant str...

New DNA Tools and Features on MyHeritage SESSION: S452, TIME & DATE: Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:00 p.m. SPONSOR: MyHeritage Daniel Horowitz Today’s affordable, easy-to-use DNA home testing kit can reveal valuable family history information and tell you more about your origins. The DNA Matching ...

Mapping Irish Locations Online SESSION: T223, DATE & TIME: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, 9 May 2019 Pamela Guye Holland Finding Irish records can be confusing because of the many jurisdictions. Using maps to visualize the jurisdictions makes it easy to zero in on where to look for records. This lectur...

German for Genealogists (Track – Records) James M. Beidler SESSION: S455, TIME/DATE: 4 p.m., Saturday, 11 May 2019 When someone thinks they are ending a conversation on German genealogy with “But I don’t know the language,” they need to understand this is actually the starting point. An...

Beginning a Search for Pennsylvania Roots (Track – States) SESSION:  F306 / TIME/DATE: 8 a.m. Friday, 10 May 2019 James M. Beidler Pennsylvania didn’t earn its nickname as the “Keystone State” for no reason. It’s estimated that about one in four Americans has ancestors who set foot in...

We hope you enjoyed reading about some of the interesting places and hard-working volunteer societies that make our Conferences worth attending. Beginning today, we will be highlighting some of the speakers, and later the exhibitors, that make NGS Conferences a great learning experience. No matter h...

Washington Historical Society & Four Rivers Genealogical Society Washington Historical Society and Four Rivers Genealogical Society are located in the same building in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri. They are open full time from March through December. Museum collections spotlight the his...

Seal of the City of St Louis The St Louis Recorder of Deeds Archives is the repository of our history in documents from colonial times to the present. Our records range from before St Louis was incorporated as a city, before Missouri was a state, before George Washington succeeded George III, and ev...

St. Louis Jewish Community Center The St. Louis Jewish Community Archives is a specialized archive that collects, preserves and makes accessible documents and artifacts related to the religious, organizational, economic, cultural, personal, social and family life of Jews in the greater St. Louis are...

St Charles County Historical Society The St. Charles County Historical Society (SCCHS) was founded in 1956. In May 2009 the St. Charles County Genealogical Society merged with SCCHS. The Society is a non-profit 501 (c) 3, whose membership consists of individuals, businesses, and organizations who ha...

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