NGS 2021 On-Demand is Now Available

The NGS 2021 On-Demand! lecture series is available to view from home on your computer or mobile device and offers you the opportunity to develop exceptional genealogy skills with a highly comprehensive set of on-demand webinars from NGS’s expert conference speakers. On-Demand! packages of audio-visual lectures are available for purchase at playbackngs.com.

Video sessions are closed captioned.

Browse the NGS 2021 On-Demand! program below or download the NGS Family History Conference program.

Session IDTitleRoomOrderDateTimesorttimeTrackSpeakersSponser
NGS2104-REC-01Fraternal Organizations: The Original Social Network0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDanni Altman-Newell
NGS2104-AA-02Pitfalls and Best Practices in African American Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanLeslie Anderson, MSLS
NGS2104-AA-04Establishing the True Identities of “Felix Richards' Slaves”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanAmy Bertsch
NGS2104-WRI-01Writing to Preserve Family History0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amWritingShelley Bishop
NGS2104-HER-01Irish Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amHeritageMichael Brophy
NGS2104-DNA-01Creating a Research Plan for DNA Testing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNAShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-MIG-01When Luck Comes: Northern Neck Out-Migrations and the Georgia Land Lotteries0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMigrationB. Douglas Conley
NGS2104-DNA-02How Home DNA Testing is Changing Family Histories and the Implications for American Culture0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNALibby Copeland
NGS2104-REL-01Strategies for Reading German Church Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amReligionDeb Cyprych
NGS2104-STA-02Kentucky Research Roadmap: Step by Step Plan to Find Kentucky Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesCheri Daniels, MSLS
NGS2104-HER-02Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amHeritageSchelly Talalay Dardashti
NGS2104-VIR-01The Ferrell House: A Case Study in Online Virginia Historic Property Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaKatie Quick Derby
NGS2104-MET-01Too Many Sylvester Welches in Virginia! Untangling Same-Name Scenarios0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologyVic Dunn, CG
NGS2104-BCG-01Misled by Records: Identifying Adam Cosner's Parentage0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGPam Stone Eagleson, CG
NGS2104-HER-03Latin American Genealogy 1010NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amHeritageAlec Ferretti, MLS
NGS2104-HER-04French-Canadian Genealogy: Getting Started0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amHeritageMargaret R Fortier, CG
NGS2104-BCG-02Faded Echoes of the Civil War: Correlating Evidence of Identity and Kinship0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGAmy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-AA-03Creating a Sustainable Model for Restoring Historic African American Cemeteries: A Case Study0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanBrett GlymphViola Osborne Baskerville
NGS2104-VIR-03Virginia Naturalization Records, 1657/8-19520NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaCara F. Griggs, MSLIS
NGS2104-MIG-02East of the Blue Ridge: Roads, Their Development, and Their Effect on Family Migrations0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMigrationEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-BCG-03Extending DNA Evidence: More is Better0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGPatti Lee Hobbs, CG
NGS2104-MET-02Don’t Ignore the Sisters: The Keys to Unlocking Genealogical Mysteries0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologyKaren Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS, FUGA
NGS2104-BCG-04Building a Case with Scant Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGThomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
NGS2104-TEC-01Using the Online National Archives Catalog for Fun and Genealogical Profit0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amTech TipsClaire Kluskens, JD
NGS2104-MIL-02Civil War Records – Going Beyond NARA Pension Files0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMilitaryTerry Koch-Bostic
NGS2104-BCG-05Besieged by Baxters: A Case Study for a Common Name0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-BCG-06Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGNicole Gilkison LaRue, CG
NGS2104-BCG-07It’s All About Location, Putting Our Ancestors on a Map0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-IMM-01European Immigrant Ancestors: Why They Left and How They Got Here, 1865–19200NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amImmigrationNancy E. Loe, MLS
NGS2104-MET-03Are You a Hare or a Tortoise? Reevaluating Your Strategies Like a Forensic Detective0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologySharon Cook MacInnes, PhD, CG
NGS2104-LM-01Exhausted All the Deeds? Use Other Land Records to Uncover Even More Valuable Information0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amLand and MapsDavid M. McCorkle
NGS2104-BCG-08Strategies for Resolving Conflicting Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-BCG-10Content and Context: Conducting a Literature Search0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGJill Morelli, CG
NGS2104-LM-03Hidden Gems in Deeds0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amLand and MapsDana Ann Palmer, CG, CGL
NGS2104-REC-05Journey Through Ledgers Where Genealogical Gems Abound0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsDiane L Richard
NGS2104-MET-04Genealogy of a Neighborhood: Urban and Rural0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologyMary Risseeuw
NGS2104-REC-06Government Grunts: Researching Ancestors Who Worked for the Government0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsJane Neff Rollins
NGS2104-BCG-11May I Please Have Your Permission? Using the Work of Others0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-IMM-02Becoming American: Research with Naturalization Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amImmigrationKris W. Rzepczynskim MLIS
NGS2104-AA-05Researching Free People of Color in Antebellum Years: 1800–18650NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanRenate Yarborough Sanders
NGS2104-STA-06Research in Washington, DC0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesPamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
NGS2104-LM-04Using Maps of the Mid-Atlantic Region to Further Your Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amLand and MapsRick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
NGS2104-TEC-02Google Translate and Genealogy: What You Should Be Using Instead0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amTech TipsKatherine Schober
NGS2104-DNA-05The Power of the “Other” DNA Tests0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNADiahan Southard
NGS2104-REC-07"Climatic Clues" - Our Ancestors Weathering Their Lives0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsC. Ann Staley, CG, CGL
NGS2104-BCG-12Chasing Opportunity from Bas Rhin to Burlington, Iowa0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGKaren Stanbary, CG
NGS2104-WRI-02Righting Your Wrongs Through Writing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amWritingLori Thornton, MLS
NGS2104-BCG-13Grains of Salt: Analyzing Sources, Information, and Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-08The Fragility of Freedom: Kinney Family Freedom Suits in Virginia and Missouri0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaRobert Vernon
NGS2104-HER-05Tracking Down Your Eastern European Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amHeritagePam Vestal
NGS2104-REL-02Mennonite and Brethren Research: Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Beyond0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amReligionKristin R. Wenger
NGS2104-REL-03Ancestor’s Religions in the U.S.0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amReligionCarol Wright Whitton, CG
NGS2104-AA-06Unique African American Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanAri Wilkins
NGS2104-AA-01Strategies and Techniques in African American Research: Finding the Enslaved, and More0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAfrican-AmericanDeborah A. Abbott, PhD
NGS2104-DNA-08Solving a Virginia Mystery Using DNA0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNAPaula Williams
NGS2104-REC-02House and Land Histories for Genealogical Purposes0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-RES-02Using Bibles in Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amResearch FoundationsPam Stone Eagleson, CG
NGS2104-MIL-01“Charley keep my gun clean”: Documenting Love and Loss During the Civil War0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMilitaryAmy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-MIL-03Rare Revolutionary Bounty Land Scrip Act Applications0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMilitaryRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-RES-03“Is that an L or an S: Transcribing Documents to Meet Standards”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amResearch FoundationsNicole Gilkison LaRue, CG
NGS2104-MIG-03Early Settlement on the Western Waters (Virginia, Kentucky and What Became West Virginia)0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMigrationBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-STA-04Think your ancestor was a frontier Pennsylvanian? Check Virginia records.0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesSharon Cook MacInnes, PhD, CG
NGS2104-LM-02Homestead Records: A Goldmine for Genealogy0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amLand and MapsAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-REC-03Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsJulie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS
NGS2104-REC-04Refugees are White, Freedmen were Black; Gems from the Freedmen Bureau0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amRecordsShelley Viola Murphy, DM
NGS2104-MIG-04Buckeye Expansion: Migration into Ohio0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMigrationDana Ann Palmer, CG, CGL
NGS2104-WOM-01In Her Own Words – Lives of Women Through Diaries, Journals, Correspondence and More0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amWomenDiane L Richard
NGS2104-MET-05Really? Proving and Refuting Family Lore0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologyMary Kircher Roddy, CG
NGS2104-DNA-03"To protect people who provide DNA samples": The Ethics of DNA Testing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNAJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-DNA-04What's Done in the Dark... DNA Doesn't Lie!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNARenate Yarborough Sanders
NGS2104-MIL-04Finding Military Records in Published Sources0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMilitaryRick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
NGS2104-VIR-07The Pension Office: Getting the Old Men Paid in Virginia0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaCraig Roberts Scott, CG, FUGA
NGS2104-DNA-06Your DNA Research Log: How to Stay Organized0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNADiahan Southard
NGS2104-DNA-07Creation of a Meaningful Lump of Wax out of Teeny, Tiny Drips0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDNAKaren Stanbary, CG
NGS2104-STA-07Mississippi Roots: Finding Your Magnolia State Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesLori Thornton, MLS
NGS2104-RES-04Timelines: Your Ancestor’s Lifeline!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amResearch FoundationsAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-09The Art and Mysterie of Colonial Apprenticeships0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaRobert Vernon
NGS2104-RES-01The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truth about Published Genealogies0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amResearch FoundationsShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-VIR-02Before Virginia: Finding the Origins of Colonial Immigrants0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaVic Dunn, CG
NGS2104-VIR-04404 Years of Sources: Virginia's General Assembly, Governors, and the Records They Created0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-STA-03The Hunt for Maryland Vital Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-STA-05Research Maryland Deeds Online Using MDLandRec.net and Plats.net0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-BCG-09Negative Evidence & Negative Findings: Appraising the Significance of “Missing Information”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amBCGElizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
NGS2104-MET-06The Common Law: From Mr. Justice Blackstone to Mr. Justice Tucker0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amMethodologyJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-WOM-02Reclaiming Their Rights: Female Legislative Petitions and Divorce0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amWomenAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-05Little Maps of the Land: Surveys and Surveyors' Records in Virginia Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-VIR-06Virginia Probate: The Records and the Law0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amVirginiaBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-STA-01Researching at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, At Home!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amStatesMelissa Barker
NGS2104-SP-21Preparing to Write0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amWritingCraig Roberts Scott, CG, FUGA
NGS2105-CM-01Finding Good Material for Society Newsletters0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDeb Cyprych
NGS2105-CM-02Focused Learning and Collaboration: Special Interest Groups in Your Genealogical Society0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amPaula Kay Williams
NGS2105-CM-03Website and Social Media Communication and Content Strategies for Societies0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amLaura Hedgecock
NGS2105-CM-04Using Your Genealogy Society’s Email List to Nurture and Grow Your Society0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 am
NGS2105-GS-01Lessons Learned from the Pandemic0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amJill Morelli, CG
NGS2105-GV-01Online Meetings: Helping Your Society Move into a Virtual World0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amCheri Hudson Passey
NGS2105-GV-02Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Use the TxSGS Preservation Capture System for Your Society’s Digitization0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amJohn Wylie
NGS2105-GV-03Going Virtual with the Next Generation: Involving Younger People in Virtual Meetings0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amDaniel Earl
NGS2105-GV-04Digital Marketing for the Modern Society0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amAnne Merrell
NGS2105-ME-01Society Management—Volunteer Motivations: Getting and Keeping Your Volunteers0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amJudy Nimer Muhn
NGS2105-ME-02A Walk Among the Tombstones: Preparing for and Presenting a Cemetery Tour0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amElaine M. Kuhn, MLS
NGS2105-ME-03Event Management Intro for Local Genealogy Societies0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amReed Berkeley Powell
NGS2105-ME-04Grow Your Society with Quality Events0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 am
NGS2105-NGS-01After the Merger: Society Support Under NGS Leadership0NGS 2021 On Demand2021102610-26-202111:22 amCheri Hudson Passey