Archive for the ‘General’ category

Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL

Faded Echoes of the Civil War: Correlating Evidence of Identity and Kinship – Amy Larner Giroux Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL SESSION: NGS2104-BCG-02 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding SPONSOR: Board for Certification of Genealogists® Genealogists typically work from a known individual and extend famili...

April 14, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Finding Good Material for Society Newsletters – Deb Cyprych Deb Cyprych Session Number:  NGS2105-CM-01 Track:  Communication to Members SPONSOR: VIVID-PIX and Ancestry Looking for interesting, informative articles on a regular basis? Trying to get more people to help? This session for newsletter...

April 13, 2021 by Robin Maurice
Cara F. Griggs

Virginia Naturalization Records, 1657/8-1952 – Cara F. Griggs Cara F. Griggs, MSLIS SESSION: NGS2104-VIR-03 TRACK: Virginia Finding naturalization records for Virginians can seem complicated! The laws that governed the naturalizations of Virginians changed considerably over time in terms of proces...

April 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Extending DNA Evidence: More is Better – Patti Lee Hobbs Patti Lee Hobbs, CG SESSION: NGS2104-BCG-03 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding Many people are insecure about using DNA evidence to help prove ancestral connection. These insecure people are balanced by others who perhaps draw hasty conclusions with t...

April 9, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Identifying the 1714 and 1717 Germanna Colonists of Frontier Virginia – Cathi Clore Frost and Barbara Price SESSION: NGS2104-SP-11 TRACK: Virginia SPEAKERS: Cathi Clore Frost and Barbara Price SPONSORED BY: Germanna Foundation Serious research of the Germanna Colonists and their association with ...

April 8, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Vic Dunn, CG

Before Virginia: Finding the Origins of Colonial Immigrants – Vic Dunn Vic Dunn, CG SESSION: NGS2104-VIR-02 TRACK: Virginia I have a number of New England ancestors, including several who came over on the Mayflower. I am always impressed about how many have been traced back into England and typic...

April 6, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Website and Social Media Communication and Content Strategies for Societies – Laura Hedgecock  Laura Hedgecock Session Number:  NGS2105-CM-03 Track:  Communication to Members SPONSOR:  VIVID-PIX and Ancestry Managing or helping with your society’s website or social media presence? Learn simp...

April 2, 2021 by Robin Maurice

Using Your Genealogy Society’s Email List to Nurture and Grow Your Society – Lisa Lisson Lisa Lisson Session Number:  NGS2105-CM-04 Track:  Communication to Members SPONSORS: VIVID-PIX and Ancestry Learn the importance of starting and effectively using an email list to nurture and grow society...

April 1, 2021 by Robin Maurice
Libby Copeland

How Home DNA Testing is Changing Family Histories and the Implications for American Culture – Libby Copeland Libby Copeland SESSION: NGS2104-DNA-02 TRACK: DNA In this captivating and wide-ranging talk, Libby Copeland will explore consumer DNA testing’s impact on individuals, families, an...

March 31, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

The NGS 2021 Virtual Family History Conference is Packed with Opportunities for Virginia Researchers! NGS has both live and on-demand presentations to develop your Virginia research knowledge and skills beginning with the opening session on tracking migrating Virginians. Listed below are the session...

March 30, 2021 by Teresa Kelley