Posts tagged ‘2019 NGS Conference’

As the local host society for the NGS 2023 Family History Conference in Richmond from 31 May to 3 June, the Virginia Genealogical Society (VGS) invites you to join us for an amazing variety of lectures and special events which emphasize the conference theme, “Virginia, Deep Roots of a Nation....

February 13, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Dedicated to genealogy since 1986, Daniel Horowitz was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project “Searching for My Roots” in Venezuela for fifteen years. He was a board member of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS...

February 13, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Margaret R. Fortier, CG, researcher, lecturer, and writer, has expertise in immigration and naturalization, particularly for Italian, Portuguese, and French-Canadian ancestors. Session: F245 Title: Andiamo! Finding Your Italian Family Knowing the history and context of Italian Americans help...

February 8, 2023 by Teresa Kelley
FOCUS 2023

Judy Nimer Muhn is a professional genealogist, society leader, NGS board member and Awards Committee chair, blogger, international speaker, and owner of Lineage Journeys, specializing in French-Canadian, Indigenous, and Scottish research.  Beginning as a family historian at the age of 12, Judy...

February 8, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Judy Nimer Muhn is a professional genealogist, society leader, NGS board member and Awards Committee chair, blogger, international speaker, and owner of Lineage Journeys, specializing in French-Canadian, Indigenous, and Scottish research. Beginning as a family historian at the age of 12, Judy ha...

February 8, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Nancy A. Peters, CG®, CGLSM, coedited the NGS Quarterly (2019–22) and served two terms as a trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. She lectures and teaches at national conferences and institutes on skill-building topics and research methodology. Her personal and client resear...

February 5, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Bernice Alexander Bennett is an award-winning author, genealogist, nationally recognized guest speaker, storyteller, and producer-host of the popular Research at the National Archives and Beyond BlogTalkRadio program. Bennett is a former member of the Board of Directors for the National Genealogica...

January 31, 2023 by Teresa Kelley
Ron Arons

Over the past twenty years, Ron has given more than 500 presentations on researching criminals, technology, and research methodology. He worked in a marketing capacity for many successful high-tech firms and continues to geek out with new and old technologies. He is the author three books, includin...

January 31, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Kate Townsend is a professional genealogist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and she owns Family History Investigations, LLC. Kate started her professional career as an investigator at a large financial institution and two consulting firms. She brings these investigative techniques to her genealo...

January 31, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Lori Thornton, a librarian and professional genealogist living in East Tennessee, authored Research in Mississippi (NGS Research in the States Series). She specializes in southern States research, lectures on a wide range of genealogical topics, and hosts Zoom genealogy chats held about twice a mon...

January 31, 2023 by Teresa Kelley