Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

Pitfalls and Best Practices in African American Genealogical Research – Leslie Anderson SESSION: NGS2104-AA-02 TRACK: African American Interest in the topic has exploded and the reasons are many: African Americans’ determination and commitment. Digitization. DNA testing. The proliferation of so...

June 29, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

The on-demand Women track consists of two lectures to assist you in fleshing out the lives of your female ancestors. Those lectures are highlighted below. In Her Own Words – Lives of Women Through Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, and More – Diane L. Richard SESSION: NGS2104-WOM-01 TRACK: Wome...

June 28, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Shelley Viola Murphy, DM

Refugees are White, Freedmen are Black: Gems from the Freedmen’s Bureau – Shelley Viola Murphy SESSION: NGS2104-REC-04 TRACK: Records Shelley Viola Murphy, DM Researchers know this collection exists but typically it is not used as much as it should be. The Freedmen’s Bureau covers the span...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Buckeye Expansion: Migration into Ohio – Dana Palmer SESSION: NGS2104-MIG-04 TRACK: Migration Dana Ann Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) Many people moved to Ohio or passed through it. Where did they come from and where did they settle?  This session will cover early Northwest Territory settlement in Ohi...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Mississippi Roots: Finding Your Magnolia State Ancestors – Lori Thornton SESSION: NGS2104-STA-07 TRACK: States Lori Thornton Persons with Mississippi ancestry will benefit from this overview of researching in the Magnolia State. Those attending will receive a link to additional resources. A br...

May 10, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

DAR Applications: Those Pesky Generations from the Patriot to the 1850 Census – Pamela Loos-Noji SESSION: NGS2014-SP-09 SPONSORED BY: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) CONNECT WITH THE NSDAR: Website: https://www.dar.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TodaysDAR Twi...

May 7, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Righting Your Wrongs Through Writing – Lori Thornton SESSION: NGS2104-WRI-02 TRACK: States Lori Thornton When we first begin our genealogical research, we often jump around a great deal from one line to another as something catches our attention. We lack an understanding of all the resources a...

May 6, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Google Translate and Genealogy: What You Should Be Using Instead – Katherine Schober SESSION: NGS2104-TEC-02 TRACK: Tech Tips Katherine Schober When you don’t speak the language of your ancestors, it can be tempting to turn to Google Translate for help. How else are you supposed to learn what th...

May 5, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Unlocking the Life of an English Rose – Don’t Overlook Researching Your Immediate Family – Diane L. Richard SESSION: NGS2104-SP-19 SPONSORED BY: Gen-Fed Alumni Association By the time one is an adult, we often assume that we know all there is to know about, say a mother, father, or grandpare...

May 4, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
David E. Rencher AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS

Collaborate for the Best Results in Genealogy – David E. Rencher SESSION: NGS2104-SP-07 Helen F. M. Leary Distinguished Lecture Series SPONSORED BY: The BCG Education Fund David E. Rencher AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS Collaboration is one of the best research tools in our genealogical resources arsenal. Wh...

May 3, 2021 by Teresa Kelley