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Transcription!: Methodology Part 1

Shannon Bennett, Student with The National Institute for Genealogical StudiesThese last two Methodology, Part 1 modules nicely wrapped up this course. They covered resources for research as well as explanations of record sets. While I was familiar with most of these I did like the variety presented and I…See More
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Incorporating Social History Into Family History

By Sandy Fackler, PLCGS (student) with The National Institute for Genealogical StudiesWhen I first started doing genealogy I collected names, dates, and places. I was a genealogist. Years later I became a family historian. Besides those names, dates and places, I wanted to know the what, when, where, and how. I needed the meat on the bones.…See More
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The Search is Afoot: Methodology Part 1

Shannon Bennett, StudentAnyone who discovers a passion for family history also discovers an addiction that they can’t describe except to others who share it. Being able to describe what I want to do and why, is something that I have struggled with from time to time. I am sure you can relate. Which is why I was excited to see a description of exactly who I want to be written in black and white in the first pages of this course.A quote from Ethel W. Williams book Know Your Ancestors: A Guide to…See More
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My Presentation Assignment: Lecture Course Final Module

Shannon Bennett, StudentOn January 9th I gave my virtual presentation for Lecturing Skills Including Preparation. I was very nervous. More nervous than I have been in a long time, mainly because I knew I wouldn’t be able to see my audience.  That to me was the biggest hurdle. Not being able to gauge my audience’s reactions.…See More
Nov 5
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Your German Migrant Ancestor

By Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD.If your ancestor was an auswanderer – one who left the area now called Germany – with a group of other like-minded individuals, he/she was an emigrant and might be found in any number of locations.You are probably already familiar with the phenomenon of “push-pull” when it comes to emigration/immigration. North America was hardly the only option for those seeking a better life. For some, it was a “stop along the way,” giving them a chance to perhaps make some money or…See More
Nov 2
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Preparing to Present: Lecturing Skills Including Presentation

Shannon Bennett, StudentIn the introduction to the course Lecturing Skills Including Preparation,  author Thomas MacEntee writes how he became the genealogy speaker he is today.  Guess what? There was no magic formula, just a lot of hard work.  I figured this was the case, but you know that I was secretly hoping there would be an inkling of a formula.  Well, I will just have to keep…See More
Oct 30
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Genealogical Sources

Sources are the foundation of our research. They are the places from which we get information that provides evidence to form a conclusion. Examples of sources include documents/records, books, photographs, artifacts, websites, newspapers, video or audio recorded interviews, and people. Sources are classified by type; original, derivative, or authored.Used with permission.…See More
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Understanding and Using Vital United States Records

Vital records are the most important documents needed as you begin to prove your family lineage. It is necessary to know when vital records started for the researcher’s place of interest because not every state began keeping records at the same…
Oct 21
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Creation of Vital Records in the United States

In order to understand where vital records can be found and what they can tell you about your ancestor, it’s important to understand a little history of these records.  Birth Records  Birth records were slow to be brought into compliance within the…
Oct 18
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Transcription!: Methodology Part 1

Shannon Bennett, Student with The National Institute for Genealogical Studies

These last two Methodology, Part 1 modules nicely wrapped up this course. They covered resources for research as well as explanations of record sets. While I was familiar with most of these I did…

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Posted on November 17, 2018 at 5:00pm

Incorporating Social History Into Family History

By Sandy Fackler, PLCGS (student) with The National Institute for Genealogical Studies

When I first started doing genealogy I collected names, dates, and places. I was a genealogist. Years later I became a family historian. Besides those names, dates and places, I wanted to know the what, when, where, and how. I needed the meat on the bones.…

Continue

Posted on November 14, 2018 at 12:30pm

The Search is Afoot: Methodology Part 1

Shannon Bennett, Student

Anyone who discovers a passion for family history also discovers an addiction that they can’t describe except to others who share it. Being able to describe what I want to do and why, is something that I have struggled with from time to time. I am sure you can relate. Which is why I was excited to see a description of exactly who I want to be written in black and white in the first pages of this course.

A quote from Ethel W. Williams…

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Posted on November 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

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