Archive for the ‘Speakers & Sessions’ category

Vic Dunn, CG

Before Virginia: Finding the Origins of Colonial Immigrants – Vic Dunn Vic Dunn, CG SESSION: NGS2104-VIR-02 TRACK: Virginia I have a number of New England ancestors, including several who came over on the Mayflower. I am always impressed about how many have been traced back into England and typic...

April 6, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
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
Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS

Julie Miller to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-14 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 2:30 p.m. When most people hear the words “alien registration records” they think of the registrations that started in 1940 with the Alien Registration A...

March 5, 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

Best-Selling Author is Special Guest Speaker at NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-03 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 2:00 p.m.                         Dani’s session will focus on the sometimes unintended, but life-altering, consequences of genealogical ...

March 1, 2021 by Shannon Benton
Marquis de Lafayette Portrayed by Charles Wissinger

NGS 2021 Live! is Pleased to Introduce You to The Marquis de Lafayette Marquis de Lafayette Portrayed by Charles Wissinger Born into nobility and baptized Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, the young Marquis de Lafayette sympathized with the colonies in British America and longed to stan...

February 25, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
ELIZABETH SHOWN MILLS, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA

Elizabeth Shown Mills to Present at NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-02 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA Everyone has ancestors who seem to mysteriously appear and then spontaneously combust—existing nowhere except ...

February 24, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA, FNGS

NGS is Excited to Welcome Back Thomas W. Jones for NGS 2021 Live! SESSION: NGS2104-LV-04 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA, FNGS Genealogists increasingly are adding DNA test results to documentary sources to identify their ancestors...

February 23, 2021 by Erin Shifflett