Archive for the ‘General’ category

Digital Marketing for the Modern Society – Anne Merrell Anne Merrell Session Number:  NGS2105-GV-04 Track:  Going Virtual! SPONSOR: VIVID-PIX, Family Tree Maker, and Ancestry Creating a modern digital presence is vital to the long-term success of genealogy societies. Anne’s lecture will prese...

April 29, 2021 by Robin Maurice

NGS 2021 On-Demand! BCG Skillbuilding Lectures – Nicole LaRue, Jill Morelli, Judy Russell, and Karen Stanbary 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 ope...

April 28, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Hidden Gems in Deeds – Dana Ann Palmer Dana Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) Session Number:  NGS2104-LM-03 Track:  Land and Maps Did you know deeds contain more than just land transactions? Find hidden gems for your family by using these records. Dana will first discuss how to find land records onlin...

April 27, 2021 by Robin Maurice

Exhausted All the Deeds? Use Other Land Records to Uncover Even More Valuable Information – David M. McCorkle David M. McCorkle Session Number:  NGS2104-LM-01 Track:  Land and Maps Land records not only provide evidence of time and place, but they often provide information about family relat...

April 26, 2021 by Robin Maurice

Society Management – Volunteer Motivations: Getting and Keeping Your Volunteers – Judy Nimer Muhn Judy Nimer Muhn Session Number: NGS2105-ME-01 Track: Managing Events SPONSORS: VIVID-PIX, Ancestry, and Family Tree Maker Volunteers come with five motivations for their service. When you...

April 23, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
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Establishing the True Identities of “Felix Richards’ Slaves” – Amy Bertsch Amy Bertsch SESSION: NGS2104-AA-04 TRACK: African American While working for the Office of Historic Alexandria, Amy was asked to research a photograph of two women and seven children taken during the C...

April 21, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Going Virtual with the Next Generation:  Involving Younger People in Your Virtual Meetings – Daniel Earl Daniel Earl Session Number: NGS2105-GV-03 Track: Going Virtual! SPONSOR: VIVID-PIX, Ancestry, and Family Tree Maker Having seen the value of virtual meetings, this session will look at how to...

April 20, 2021 by Robin Maurice

NGS 2021 On-Demand! DNA Lectures – Judy Russell, Diahan Southard, Karen Stanbary, and Paula Williams The NGS 2021 On-Demand! DNA track consists of eight lectures presented by well-known speakers who have successfully used DNA testing along with traditional genealogical research to solve genealogic...

April 19, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Grow Your Society with Quality Events – James Thornhill James Thornhill Session Number: NGS2105-ME-04 Track: Managing Events  SPONSOR: VIVID-PIX and Ancestry Membership is a constant challenge for most genealogical societies.  We are always trying to get the word out about our society; attract ...

April 16, 2021 by Robin Maurice

Virtual Family Reunion – David Allen Lambert David Allen Lambert SESSION: NGS2104-SP-15 TRACK: Sponsored SPONSORED BY: American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society Virtual Family Reunions in 2021 will allow you to share and gather genealogical data, and keep in contact with ...

April 15, 2021 by Teresa Kelley