Archive for the ‘Lectures & Speakers’ category

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

A Genealogically Correct FamilySearch Family Tree – Robert Raymond SESSION: NGS2104-SP-10 SPONSORED BY: FamilySearch Robert Raymond FamilySearch Family Tree is a different paradigm in family trees. Family Tree is a single, shared tree database to which all may contribute. Each member of the human...

April 30, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

NGS 2021 On-Demand! BCG Skillbuilding Lectures – Nicole LaRue, Jill Morelli, Judy Russell, and Karen Stanbary 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 ope...

April 28, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Hidden Gems in Deeds – Dana Ann Palmer Dana Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) Session Number:  NGS2104-LM-03 Track:  Land and Maps Did you know deeds contain more than just land transactions? Find hidden gems for your family by using these records. Dana will first discuss how to find land records onlin...

April 27, 2021 by Robin Maurice
Amy Bertsch

Establishing the True Identities of “Felix Richards’ Slaves” – Amy Bertsch Amy Bertsch SESSION: NGS2104-AA-04 TRACK: African American While working for the Office of Historic Alexandria, Amy was asked to research a photograph of two women and seven children taken during the C...

April 21, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

NGS 2021 On-Demand! DNA Lectures – Judy Russell, Diahan Southard, Karen Stanbary, and Paula Williams The NGS 2021 On-Demand! DNA track consists of eight lectures presented by well-known speakers who have successfully used DNA testing along with traditional genealogical research to solve genealogic...

April 19, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Virtual Family Reunion – David Allen Lambert David Allen Lambert SESSION: NGS2104-SP-15 TRACK: Sponsored SPONSORED BY: American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society Virtual Family Reunions in 2021 will allow you to share and gather genealogical data, and keep in contact with ...

April 15, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
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
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