RootsTech Recorded Sessions 2019

Many sessions from RootsTech 2019 are now online.  There are 23 sessions on the RootsTech website here.  (I found it non-obvious to navigate to them from the main page, so I'm glad I found the link.)  There are DNA and non-DNA sessions.  Topics include: Essential Considerations for DNA Evidence, by Blaine Bettinger What's New on… Continue reading RootsTech Recorded Sessions 2019

How to Fix FamilySearch Family Tree

FamilySearch Family Tree is a great source of information.  It is one of the first places I turn when doing a survey of previous research.  Unfortunately, not everything in the tree is correct.  I can fix an error in the tree when I have done thorough research and have strong evidence to contradict a relationship in… Continue reading How to Fix FamilySearch Family Tree

MyHeritage Live, 2-4 November 2018

MyHeritage is hosting their first-ever genealogy conference in one week, 2-4 November 2018.  Attendees in Oslo, Norway, can see lectures and have the option to sign up for workshops.  The lectures, in a Genealogy track and a DNA track, also will be broadcast live.  Lectures are on Saturday and Sunday the 3rd and 4th, since… Continue reading MyHeritage Live, 2-4 November 2018

BCG Day Lectures 2018 – October 19th

Every year top genealogists give a full day of lectures sponsored by the BCG, the Board for Certifying Genealogists.  This year, the lectures will be given on Friday, October 19th.  There is always great information.  I strongly recommend the lectures.  Register for free for each lecture on the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website. This year's… Continue reading BCG Day Lectures 2018 – October 19th

Prologue Magazine from the National Archives

When I attended the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) in January, one of our case studies referenced a number of articles in Prologue Magazine, published by the National Archives.  This is a great resource to learn about American history and records from some of the experts at the National Archives.  All articles are online… Continue reading Prologue Magazine from the National Archives

Mayflower Lineage Match

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants has a service to compare a proposed lineage from a passenger on the Mayflower against previous research.  The service was recently renamed Mayflower Lineage Match, announced in this blog post.  Simply enter the proposed lineage on the Mayflower Lineage Match Form and submit online (or via paper).  The current… Continue reading Mayflower Lineage Match

Virtual Conference for Early New England, 14 July 2018

I love virtual conferences.  Lots of great content without the travel costs.  This Saturday, 14 July, 2018, the New England and Historical Genealogical Society is hosting their first virtual conference, titled "Researching 17th-Century New England: Genealogy, History, Legacy."  The cost is $125.  Lectures can be viewed live, noon to 6pm Eastern time, or after the… Continue reading Virtual Conference for Early New England, 14 July 2018

Genealogy Jamboree Early Bird Pricing Extended to Saturday, April 21st

Good news from the Southern California Genealogy Society, host of the annual Genealogy Jamboree in Burbank.  The early bird pricing for the Jamboree  until this Saturday, April 21st.  This year the conference will be held June 1-2, with optional classes on May 31st. Have you attended the Genealogy Jamboree?  It is a fabulous opportunity to hear… Continue reading Genealogy Jamboree Early Bird Pricing Extended to Saturday, April 21st

General Society of Mayflower Descendants to Digitize Applications and Documentation

The latest issue of the American Ancestors magazine from the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is filled with information about the upcoming 400th anniversary of the Mayflower, in 2020.  There is lots of good info here, but one article is particularly exciting for this genealogist.  "Digitizing and Making Mayflower Society Applications Available Online!" describes… Continue reading General Society of Mayflower Descendants to Digitize Applications and Documentation