The Virtual NGS 2021 On-Demand Viewing Starts 15 June

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 now available for purchase.

Select from the 20 or 40 On-Demand! lecture packages with over 85 sessions to choose from. Watch starting 15 June 2021 through 31 December 2021. Both packages come with access to two full days of NGS 2021 Live! from 19-20 May 2021, the virtual conference syllabus, and 20+ sponsored bonus sessions. Plus, view the sessions from NGS 2021 Live! and any sessions you did not choose from the breakouts (nine more) beginning 15 June. All sessions will be 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 Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDanni Altman-Newell
NGS2104-AA-02Pitfalls and Best Practices in African American Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanLeslie Anderson, MSLS
NGS2104-AA-04Establishing the True Identities of “Felix Richards' Slaves”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanAmy Bertsch
NGS2104-WRI-01Writing to Preserve Family History0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amWritingShelley Bishop
NGS2104-HER-01Irish Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amHeritageMichael Brophy
NGS2104-DNA-01Creating a Research Plan for DNA Testing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNAShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-MIG-01When Luck Comes: Northern Neck Out-Migrations and the Georgia Land Lotteries0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMigrationB. Douglas Conley
NGS2104-DNA-02How Home DNA Testing is Changing Family Histories and the Implications for American Culture0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNALibby Copeland
NGS2104-REL-01Strategies for Reading German Church Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amReligionDeb Cyprych
NGS2104-STA-02Kentucky Research Roadmap: Step by Step Plan to Find Kentucky Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesCheri Daniels, MSLS
NGS2104-HER-02Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amHeritageSchelly Talalay Dardashti
NGS2104-VIR-01The Ferrell House: A Case Study in Online Virginia Historic Property Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaKatie Quick Derby
NGS2104-MET-01Too Many Sylvester Welches in Virginia! Untangling Same-Name Scenarios0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologyVic Dunn, CG
NGS2104-BCG-01Misled by Records: Identifying Adam Cosner's Parentage0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGPam Stone Eagleson, CG
NGS2104-HER-03Latin American Genealogy 1010NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amHeritageAlec Ferretti, MLS
NGS2104-HER-04French-Canadian Genealogy: Getting Started0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amHeritageMargaret R Fortier, CG
NGS2104-BCG-02Faded Echoes of the Civil War: Correlating Evidence of Identity and Kinship0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGAmy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-AA-03Creating a Sustainable Model for Restoring Historic African American Cemeteries: A Case Study0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanBrett GlymphViola Osborne Baskerville
NGS2104-VIR-03Virginia Naturalization Records, 1657/8-19520NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaCara F. Griggs, MSLIS
NGS2104-MIG-02East of the Blue Ridge: Roads, Their Development, and Their Effect on Family Migrations0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMigrationEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-BCG-03Extending DNA Evidence: More is Better0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGPatti Lee Hobbs, CG
NGS2104-MET-02Don’t Ignore the Sisters: The Keys to Unlocking Genealogical Mysteries0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologyKaren Mauer Jones, CG, FGBS, FUGA
NGS2104-BCG-04Building a Case with Scant Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGThomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
NGS2104-TEC-01Using the Online National Archives Catalog for Fun and Genealogical Profit0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amTech TipsClaire Kluskens, JD
NGS2104-MIL-02Civil War Records – Going Beyond NARA Pension Files0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMilitaryTerry Koch-Bostic
NGS2104-BCG-05Besieged by Baxters: A Case Study for a Common Name0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-BCG-06Their Mark Here: Signatures and Marks as Identifying Tools0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGNicole Gilkison LaRue, CG
NGS2104-BCG-07It’s All About Location, Putting Our Ancestors on a Map0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-IMM-01European Immigrant Ancestors: Why They Left and How They Got Here, 1865–19200NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amImmigrationNancy E. Loe, MLS
NGS2104-MET-03Are You a Hare or a Tortoise? Reevaluating Your Strategies Like a Forensic Detective0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologySharon Cook MacInnes, PhD, CG
NGS2104-LM-01Exhausted All the Deeds? Use Other Land Records to Uncover Even More Valuable Information0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amLand and MapsDavid M. McCorkle
NGS2104-BCG-08Strategies for Resolving Conflicting Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-BCG-10Content and Context: Conducting a Literature Search0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGJill Morelli, CG
NGS2104-LM-03Hidden Gems in Deeds0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amLand and MapsDana Ann Palmer, CG, CGL
NGS2104-REC-05Journey Through Ledgers Where Genealogical Gems Abound0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsDiane L Richard
NGS2104-MET-04Genealogy of a Neighborhood: Urban and Rural0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologyMary Risseeuw
NGS2104-REC-06Government Grunts: Researching Ancestors Who Worked for the Government0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsJane Neff Rollins
NGS2104-BCG-11May I Please Have Your Permission? Using the Work of Others0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-IMM-02Becoming American: Research with Naturalization Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amImmigrationKris W. Rzepczynskim MLIS
NGS2104-AA-05Researching Free People of Color in Antebellum Years: 1800–18650NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanRenate Yarborough Sanders
NGS2104-STA-06Research in Washington, DC0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesPamela Boyer Sayre, CG, FUGA
NGS2104-LM-04Using Maps of the Mid-Atlantic Region to Further Your Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amLand and MapsRick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
NGS2104-TEC-02Google Translate and Genealogy: What You Should Be Using Instead0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amTech TipsKatherine Schober
NGS2104-DNA-05The Power of the “Other” DNA Tests0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNADiahan Southard
NGS2104-REC-07"Climatic Clues" - Our Ancestors Weathering Their Lives0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsC. Ann Staley, CG, CGL
NGS2104-BCG-12Chasing Opportunity from Bas Rhin to Burlington, Iowa0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGKaren Stanbary, CG
NGS2104-WRI-02Righting Your Wrongs Through Writing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amWritingLori Thornton, MLS
NGS2104-BCG-13Grains of Salt: Analyzing Sources, Information, and Evidence0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-08The Fragility of Freedom: Kinney Family Freedom Suits in Virginia and Missouri0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaRobert Vernon
NGS2104-HER-05Tracking Down Your Eastern European Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amHeritagePam Vestal
NGS2104-REL-02Mennonite and Brethren Research: Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Beyond0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amReligionKristin R. Wenger
NGS2104-REL-03Ancestor’s Religions in the U.S.0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amReligionCarol Wright Whitton, CG
NGS2104-AA-06Unique African American Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanAri Wilkins
NGS2104-AA-01Strategies and Techniques in African American Research: Finding the Enslaved, and More0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amAfrican-AmericanDeborah A. Abbott, PhD
NGS2104-DNA-08Solving a Virginia Mystery Using DNA0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNAPaula Williams
NGS2104-REC-02House and Land Histories for Genealogical Purposes0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-RES-02Using Bibles in Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amResearch FoundationsPam Stone Eagleson, CG
NGS2104-MIL-01“Charley keep my gun clean”: Documenting Love and Loss During the Civil War0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMilitaryAmy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-MIL-03Rare Revolutionary Bounty Land Scrip Act Applications0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMilitaryRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-RES-03“Is that an L or an S: Transcribing Documents to Meet Standards”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amResearch FoundationsNicole Gilkison LaRue, CG
NGS2104-MIG-03Early Settlement on the Western Waters (Virginia, Kentucky and What Became West Virginia)0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMigrationBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-STA-04Think your ancestor was a frontier Pennsylvanian? Check Virginia records.0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesSharon Cook MacInnes, PhD, CG
NGS2104-LM-02Homestead Records: A Goldmine for Genealogy0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amLand and MapsAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-REC-03Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsJulie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGS
NGS2104-REC-04Refugees are White, Freedmen were Black; Gems from the Freedmen Bureau0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amRecordsShelley Viola Murphy, DM
NGS2104-MIG-04Buckeye Expansion: Migration into Ohio0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMigrationDana Ann Palmer, CG, CGL
NGS2104-WOM-01In Her Own Words – Lives of Women Through Diaries, Journals, Correspondence and More0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amWomenDiane L Richard
NGS2104-MET-05Really? Proving and Refuting Family Lore0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologyMary Kircher Roddy, CG
NGS2104-DNA-03"To protect people who provide DNA samples": The Ethics of DNA Testing0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNAJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-DNA-04What's Done in the Dark... DNA Doesn't Lie!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNARenate Yarborough Sanders
NGS2104-MIL-04Finding Military Records in Published Sources0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMilitaryRick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
NGS2104-VIR-07The Pension Office: Getting the Old Men Paid in Virginia0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaCraig Roberts Scott, CG, FUGA
NGS2104-DNA-06Your DNA Research Log: How to Stay Organized0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNADiahan Southard
NGS2104-DNA-07Creation of a Meaningful Lump of Wax out of Teeny, Tiny Drips0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amDNAKaren Stanbary, CG
NGS2104-STA-07Mississippi Roots: Finding Your Magnolia State Ancestors0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesLori Thornton, MLS
NGS2104-RES-04Timelines: Your Ancestor’s Lifeline!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amResearch FoundationsAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-09The Art and Mysterie of Colonial Apprenticeships0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaRobert Vernon
NGS2104-RES-01The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truth about Published Genealogies0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amResearch FoundationsShannon Combs-Bennett
NGS2104-VIR-02Before Virginia: Finding the Origins of Colonial Immigrants0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaVic Dunn, CG
NGS2104-VIR-04404 Years of Sources: Virginia's General Assembly, Governors, and the Records They Created0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-STA-03The Hunt for Maryland Vital Records0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesRebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
NGS2104-STA-05Research Maryland Deeds Online Using MDLandRec.net and Plats.net0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesAngela Packer McGhie, CG
NGS2104-BCG-09Negative Evidence & Negative Findings: Appraising the Significance of “Missing Information”0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amBCGElizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
NGS2104-MET-06The Common Law: From Mr. Justice Blackstone to Mr. Justice Tucker0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amMethodologyJudy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
NGS2104-WOM-02Reclaiming Their Rights: Female Legislative Petitions and Divorce0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amWomenAlice Hoyt Veen, CG
NGS2104-VIR-05Little Maps of the Land: Surveys and Surveyors' Records in Virginia Genealogical Research0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaEric G. Grundset, MLS
NGS2104-VIR-06Virginia Probate: The Records and the Law0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaBarbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS
NGS2104-STA-01Researching at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, At Home!0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amStatesMelissa Barker
NGS2104-SP-20In the Beginning, All America Was Virginia0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amVirginiaKelly L. McMahon, CG
NGS2104-SP-21Preparing to Write0NGS 2021 On Demand2021030303-03-202102:02 amWritingCraig Roberts Scott, CG, FUGA