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Heritage Hunters Celebrates Hulmeville's 150th Anniversary of Incorporation

There is a new episode of Heritage Hunters available! In March, 2022, Hulmeville Borough in Pennsylvania celebrated their Sesquicentennial Anniversary of incorporation. We talk with Joe Coleman about the history of Hulmeville, the Hulme family, and the celebratory events coming up this summer and fall! https://youtu.be/EIol68b1P18…

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Added by Barbara Jean May on July 1, 2022 at 5:17am — No Comments

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!!!

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies invites you to come celebrate with us, with our students, our graduates, and our instructors. Anyone can attend. Graduates: invite your family and friends – everyone is welcome!

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Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on June 6, 2022 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Quaker Genealogy-Cedar Creek, Virginia

Nestled on a wooded knoll surrounded by periwinkle lies the remains of a 300-year-old structure that once was the Cedar Creek Meeting House. Established in 1721 from land donated by Thomas Stanley, the site lies west of an old 18th-century roadbed in Hanover County, Virginia. The church site is now on an old, abandoned road just off Cedar Creek Road. The cemetery, filled with field stones, holds the remains of early congregation members. This article will recognize the early members by…

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Added by Carol @Piedmont Trails on May 18, 2022 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Calling All Graduates May 2020 – April 2022

Graduation preparation is underway for students who earned their PLCGS at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies between May 2020 and April 30, 2022. Please respond with info in this blog post. Blog: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/05/calling-all-graduates-may-2020-april-2022/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on May 17, 2022 at 4:12pm — No Comments

KENNEDY - GLENCOE, ARGYLLSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

Further research has revealed that my Kennedy lineage traces back to Duncan Kennedy, who married Ann Fraser, in Argylleshire. Their son, Duncan, was born in 1772, and in 1808 he married Mary Butter(s), at Keppoch. Duncan and Mary apparently had three children, all born in Scotland, very likely in Glencoe; Margaret,( born c. 1811, Louisa born c.1815 and John.born circa 1816-1818. John migrated to Australia, before 1848, when he married a widow, Margaret Drane, ( nee Mc Phee),( born in…

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Added by PETER ROBERT KENNEDY on May 10, 2022 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ INDEX

An INDEX to the Research A-Z blog posts for April 2022.
Blog post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-index/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 30, 2022 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Z Not the End

Names are a major part of our research. Investigating all leads and following known practices will help you to analyze any conflicts you may discover. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-z-not-the-end/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 30, 2022 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Young Gen

The future of our genealogy communities lies with the younger generation, to preserve the research gathered by this generation and pass it on. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-young-gen/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 28, 2022 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ X Mark

You may find “his x mark” or “her x mark” instead of a signature, or maybe an alternate symbol. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-x-mark/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 28, 2022 at 12:35am — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Women

Our female ancestors played significant roles in history. Find tips and strategies in our courses to assist your research and lead you to success. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-women/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 26, 2022 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Vital Records

Vital Records are invaluable to all researchers no matter what genealogical focus you choose. Seek out unique collections for your research location. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-vital-records/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 25, 2022 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ United States

American Records courses, packages and certificates offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-united-states/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 24, 2022 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Timelines

A timeline is a valuable tool for tracking life events in your ancestors’ lives. Create timelines for your research projects! Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-timelines/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 23, 2022 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Social History

How can we document the everyday lives of our ancestors and their families? Studying social history fills in the rest of their story – a provides a glimpse into their lives. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-social-history/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 22, 2022 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Research

Research courses and certificates, methodology courses, and skill-building packages offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies through our genealogical online education programs. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-research/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 21, 2022 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Questions

Genealogy asks questions; our research gathers the answers. Gather your family’s stories. Keep asking questions until you find the answers. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-questions/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 20, 2022 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Professional

Professional Development courses and certificates offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies to reach your professional genealogical career goals. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-professional/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 20, 2022 at 12:08am — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Origins

Do you know your Family’s Origins? Ethnicity, DNA test results, Y-DNA, immigration and migration, local histories - all help you to establish your family’s origins. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-origins/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 20, 2022 at 12:06am — No Comments

Research A-Z ~ Niche

Choosing your Niche and defining the direction of your genealogy business are important decisions. Focus on developing your specific Niche. Blog Post: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2022/04/research-a-z-niche/

Added by Cheryl Levy PLCGS on April 17, 2022 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Colonial Georgia Roads

The colonial roads in Georgia consist of at least twenty-one primary routes. The article will name each of these while emphasizing the timeline and the location. Since its founding as a royal colony in 1732, the area known as Georgia contained numerous roads, paths, and trails. The majority of these early routes spanned westward from the coastal shore. The most common means of travel was by foot or horse. Many of these routes were less than a few feet in width, equivalent to a narrow…

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Added by Carol @Piedmont Trails on April 17, 2022 at 3:24pm — No Comments

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