Posts tagged ‘Civil War’

Free Webinars to Help Plan Your Research Visit to Sacramento     To help you prepare for your visit to Sacramento in May 2022, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) is offering a series of six free classes on the top genealogical research destinations and collections in Sacramento. ...

December 7, 2021 by Roger Prince

Why was Our American Mosaic chosen as the Conference Theme? Our American Mosaic is the theme of the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento (24-28 May). This theme was chosen to highlight the constantly evolving and changing stream of immigrants mixed with our native population that make ...

November 11, 2021 by Roger Prince

Introducing Your NGS 2022 Conference Local Host Society Founded in 1898, the California Genealogical Society (CGS) is honored to be the Local Host Society for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento May 24-28. CGS members are gearing up to assist the NGS staff in planning and deliveri...

October 8, 2021 by Roger Prince

Hotel Reservations Now Open for the NGS 2022 Family History Conference Starting today, 5 October 2021, individuals who are planning to attend the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2022 Family History Conference, Our American Mosaic, may reserve hotel accommodations. The conference will be held 24...

October 5, 2021 by Roger Prince

Pitfalls and Best Practices in African American Genealogical Research – Leslie Anderson SESSION: NGS2104-AA-02 TRACK: African American Interest in the topic has exploded and the reasons are many: African Americans’ determination and commitment. Digitization. DNA testing. The proliferation of so...

June 29, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

The on-demand Women track consists of two lectures to assist you in fleshing out the lives of your female ancestors. Those lectures are highlighted below. In Her Own Words – Lives of Women Through Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, and More – Diane L. Richard SESSION: NGS2104-WOM-01 TRACK: Wome...

June 28, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

NGS 2021 Focus on Societies: Now Available for Purchase! If you missed Focus on Societies, you can purchase it now on PlaybackNGS.com. Select from individual sessions or choose a package which includes all 14 sessions streamed on-demand. View or listen on your computer or mobile devices, ...

June 23, 2021 by Erin Shifflett

NGS 2021 On-Demand! is Available Today at PlaybackNGS.com If you missed the 2021 NGS Virtual Family History Conference in May you can still purchase access on-demand at PlaybackNGS.com. View or listen on your computers or mobile devices, from the comfort of your home or anywhere, at your ...

June 22, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
Shelley Viola Murphy, DM

Refugees are White, Freedmen are Black: Gems from the Freedmen’s Bureau – Shelley Viola Murphy SESSION: NGS2104-REC-04 TRACK: Records Shelley Viola Murphy, DM Researchers know this collection exists but typically it is not used as much as it should be. The Freedmen’s Bureau covers the span...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

Buckeye Expansion: Migration into Ohio – Dana Palmer SESSION: NGS2104-MIG-04 TRACK: Migration Dana Ann Palmer, CG®, CGL(SM) Many people moved to Ohio or passed through it. Where did they come from and where did they settle?  This session will cover early Northwest Territory settlement in Ohi...

May 12, 2021 by Teresa Kelley