Posts tagged ‘NGS Conference’

Eric G. Grundset

Eric G. Grundset to Present at NGS 2021 Live! Virginia’s Anglican/Episcopal Church Parishes and Their Surviving Records Eric G. Grundset, MLS Session: NGS2104–LV–07 DATE & TIME: Thursday, 20 May, 12:15 p.m. Eric Grundset began researching his family ancestry in the late 1970s when he “i...

March 24, 2021 by Teresa Kelley

French-Canadian Genealogy: Getting Started – Margaret Fortier SESSION: NGS2104-HER-04 TRACK: Heritage Are you trying to locate your French-Canadian ancestors and running into brick walls? Between name changes in the US and not understanding French, this can be daunting. French-Canadian Genea...

March 23, 2021 by Shannon Benton

Kentucky Research Roadmap: Step by Step Plan to Find Kentucky Ancestors – Cheri Daniels SESSION: NGS2104-STA-02 TRACK: States SPONSOR: Kentucky Historical Society   In the formation of the United States, Kentucky served as a very popular gateway to the west. Many settled here, yet many...

March 22, 2021 by Shannon Benton
Janine Cloud

Why Big Y? The Benefits of Advanced Y-DNA Testing – Janine Cloud Janine Cloud SPONSOR: FamilyTreeDNA SESSION: NGS2104-SP-18  TRACK: DNA In this session, Janine will examine what the Big Y is, how it’s useful, and why genealogists should consider investing in advanced Y-DNA testing, specifi...

March 19, 2021 by Teresa Kelley
Amy Larner Giroux, PhD, CG, CGL

“Charley Keep My Gun Clean”: Documenting Love and Loss During the Civil War – Amy Larner Giroux SESSION: NGS2104-MIL-01 TRACK: Military The U.S. Civil War has been documented in many ways—from contemporary records to modern cinematic productions. While unit and regimental hist...

March 18, 2021 by Shannon Benton

Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew – Schelly Talalay Dardashti SESSION: NGS2104-HER-02 TRACK: Heritage Today, with the advent of wide-spread DNA testing, few things are secret any longer. Many people who test receive surprises in their results, and for some it might be a shock because no one ...

March 16, 2021 by Shannon Benton
Vic Dunn, CG

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....

March 15, 2021 by Shannon Benton

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...

March 13, 2021 by Shannon Benton

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-...

March 11, 2021 by Erin Shifflett
Mary Kircher Roddy, CG

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...

March 10, 2021 by Teresa Kelley