Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

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
Vic Dunn, CG

Vic Dunn to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Vic Dunn, CG SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-18 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 3:45 p.m. In the early 1600s while the settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth were being established, another mass group of settlers emigrated from the borderlands of northern En...

March 4, 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

Author Ric Murphy to Discuss the Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia SESSION: NGS2104-LV-11 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Based on the book: Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia, author Ric Murphy will discuss how in 1619, a group of thirty-two African men, women a...

February 26, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Calling All Librarians! If you think like a librarian, are a librarian or want to learn of some great library resources, be sure to attend Librarians’ Day. The National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference starts off with a bang in Salt Lake City, Utah, this May. ProQuest...

January 30, 2020 by Valerie Elkins

“Thought you knew a lot about Swedish research? Think again!” The National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference will be held this May 20-23, in Salt Lake City. Due to the close proximity of the world renown Family History Library, NGS is able to call upon the many excellent...

January 27, 2020 by Erin Shifflett

Honoring 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Woman’s suffrage parade, Wash., D.C. Mar., 1913 LCCN2002736824.jpg; photo courtesy of Wikimedia Common License The National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference to be held May 20-23 in Salt Lake City, is excited to offer a new t...

January 24, 2020 by Valerie Elkins

DNA and Genetic Genealogy Research is BIG! Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., a professional genealogist who specializes in DNA evidence, will be at the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2020 Family History Conference, May 20-23, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Blaine is always a favorite speaker, with his ...

January 20, 2020 by Valerie Elkins

The 2020 NGS Family History Conference will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Salt Palace Convention Center, one block from the Family History Library. The conference program is now available online and as a downloadable conference brochure. This year’s program, Echoes of Our Ancestors, fea...

November 27, 2019 by Valerie Elkins

NGS to Live Stream Ten Lectures During its Family History Conference in May The National Genealogical Society will live stream ten lectures by nationally recognized speakers on some of the most popular topics in the field of genealogy during its 2019 Family History Conference. On Thursday, 09 May,...