"I am finishing the Social Media Coure and have found it very helpful. I received my American Studies certificate in 2008. I am planning on taking some more German courses soon. I only need 2 to complete the Basic certificate."
The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) consists of 5 elements:1) reasonably exhaustive search 2) complete & accurate source citations 3) analysis & correlation of collected information 4) resolution of all conflicts 5) written conclusion.See More
"I joined NGS in 2005 for 2 reasons: 1). I was attending my first national conference (Nashville) and joining meant that I got a conference discount and 2). my instructors at NIGS encouraged the students to join NGS and APG for the extra educational…"
I know how you feel. My local chapter mostly just has talks which I can't attend because I work full time and the meetings are on a Thursday at 2pm.
It is easier to join through a chapter, because then you can have the registrar help…"
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma (Indian Territory), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia & West Virginia
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
Southeastern U.S. research and lineage society applications
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
I grew up as a rootless military brat with no siblings. The death of my last grandparent and my 40th birthday happened within months and that was my final trigger. I wanted to connect to my roots. It did not take me long to discover that, although I was born in California and lived all over, I had returned "home" without realizing it -- the vast majority of my ancestors arrived in Virginia and migrated to North Carolina before continuing west.
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