Archive for the ‘General’ category

Katie Derby

The Ferrell House: A Case Study in Online Virginia Historic Property Research Katie Derby SESSION: NGS2104-VIR-01 TRACK: Virginia This session explores the online resources and methodology used to uncover the remarkable story of the African American families that built and lived in a humble Charlott...

March 29, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Writing Quality Research Objectives – Jill N. Crandell SESSION: NGS2104-SP-16 TRACK: Writing SPONSORED BY: Research Ties Learn to be a more effective and efficient researcher by writing quality research objectives to focus your efforts. Too many researchers spend their time wandering aimlessl...

March 25, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Eric G. Grundset

Eric G. Grundset to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Virginia’s Anglican/Episcopal Church Parishes and Their Surviving Records Eric G. Grundset, MLS Session: NGS2104–LV–07 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May, 12:15 p.m. Eric Grundset began researching his family ancestry in the late 1970s when he “i...

March 24, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Hurry, Hurry! Last Chance to Register at the Early-Bird Rate for the NGS Family History Conference!   Only a few days are left to receive a discount on registration for the NGS Virtual Family History Conference, 17−21 May 2021. After 15 March, the price of registration for NGS 2021 Live! and On-...

March 11, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
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
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