Too Many Sylvester Welches in Virginia! Untangling Same-Name Scenarios – Vic Dunn
SESSION: NGS2104-MET-01 TRACK: Methodology
When I first began researching my Welch ancestors in Fauquier County, Virginia, I quickly became confused because there seemed to be several men there with that name....
Strategies for Reading German Church Records – Deb Cyprych
SESSION: NGS2104-REL-01 TRACK: Religion
Researchers tracing ancestors in German church records face the double barriers of an unusual cursive alphabet and a foreign language. This session will provide helpful tools and strategies fo...
Hurry, Hurry! Last Chance to Register at the Early-Bird Rate for the NGS Family History Conference!
Only a few days are left to receive a discount on registration for the NGS Virtual Family History Conference, 17−21 May 2021. After 15 March, the price of registration for NGS 2021 Live! and On-...
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...
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...
Elizabeth Shown Mills to Present a Second Session at NGS 2021 Live!
Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
SESSION: NGS2104-LV-10 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 12:15 p.m.
One of the toughest challenges faced by genealogists, within all ethnic groups, is the difficulty of ident...
Shelley Viola Murphy to Present at NGS 2021 Live!
Shelley Viola Murphy, DM
SESSION: NGS2104-LV-19 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021, at 3:45 p.m.
Most genealogy researchers understand there are “burned counties” in the state of Virginia, which means there are missing and lost records and...
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...
Vic Dunn to Present at NGS 2021 Live!
Vic Dunn, CG
SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-18 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 3:45 p.m.
In the early 1600s while the settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth were being established, another mass group of settlers emigrated from the borderlands of northern En...
David McCorkle to Present at NGS 2021 Live!
SESSION NUMBER: NGS2104-LV-15 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 2:30 p.m.
This session focuses specifically on locating and researching North Carolina land grants. However, some of the information will assist in researching any land ...
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