Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

Irish Miners and Multi-Ethnic Arizona–David Rencher SESSION: W145 TRACK: Western States      TITLE:  Arizona Genealogical Resources from A-Z SESSION: S408 TRACK: Western States  TITLE:  Irish Miners Across America David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS, is the Chief Genealogic...

April 29, 2022 by Roger Prince

Chinese Railroad Workers and Angel Island Immigrants–Grant Din SESSION: T228 TRACK: Western States      TITLE:  Angel Island’s Immigrants from More Than Eighty Countries and the Records They Left Behind SESSION: F302 TRACK: Chinese American  TITLE:  Chinese Railroad Wor...

April 27, 2022 by Roger Prince

Federal Land Records, a Rich Source–Angela Packer McGhie SESSION: W114 TRACK: Land and Maps      TITLE:  Researching Federal Land Records for Western States SESSION: T201  TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding  TITLE:  Document Analysis: Digging into the Details Angela Packer McGhie, CG...

April 26, 2022 by Roger Prince

Using DNA to Solve Complex Genealogy Problems—Karen Stanbary SESSION: T221 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding  TITLE:  Follow the Trail of Records and DNA from Ireland to Oregon (1810-1860) SESSION: F345 TRACK: Methodology  TITLE:  A Giant Logic Puzzle:  An Overview of Visual Phasing. Ka...

April 22, 2022 by Roger Prince

Focus on Assembling Research and Adhering to Standards—LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson SESSION: W111 TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding  TITLE:  Why Standards are for Everyone SESSION: T205 TRACK: Methodology           TITLE:  Assembling Research Results LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM,...

April 20, 2022 by Roger Prince

It Gets Even Better Offline–Tom Jones SESSION: W155 TRACK: Methodology  TITLE:  It Gets Even Better Offline Tom Jones is back with another fascinating talk.  This time he will present three case studies that demonstrate how leads developed using online research led to materials not availa...

April 18, 2022 by Roger Prince

Excitement Grows as Opening Day Approaches for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento A Message from Jane Knowles Lindsey, NGS Local Host Society Chair My excitement is mounting as the first, live, in-person national family history conference in three years draws near!  In just over...

April 17, 2022 by Roger Prince

African American and Mexican Cowboys—Janice Lovelace SESSION: W148  TRACK: Western States  TITLE:  Were all the Cowboys White:  Finding Mexican and African American Cowboys SESSION: T252  TRACK: African American  TITLE:  Telling Their Stories:  African American Women’s Stories...

April 15, 2022 by Roger Prince

How NGS Conferences Shaped Tom Jones as a Genealogist In early March, NGS sent out an email with excerpts from an interview with Tom Jones that nicely summarized the value of attending NGS Conferences.  For those who missed it, here is the text of that email again. Tom Jones has helped so many of...

April 13, 2022 by Roger Prince

The Legal Genealogist Will Give Four Talks at Sacramento—Judy Russell SESSION: W117  TRACK: Records and Repositories  TITLE:  Las Leyes de California: Spanish Colonial Laws and the Records They Produced SESSION: T251  TRACK: BCG Skillbuilding                 TITLE:  Marg...

April 13, 2022 by Roger Prince