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BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, 15 August, 8:00 p.m. Eastern “Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors”

BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, 15 August, 8:00 p.m. Eastern



“Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors” by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG



This webinar will provide an overview of the probate process, the genealogical information that can be found in a slaveholding estate, and related records that a probate proceeding may point to.



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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 7, 2017 at 10:34am — No Comments

MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform

MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform …

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Twile is now completely free for everybody

 

Doncaster: 7th February 2017

Family history timeline Twile announces its service is now free for all users.

The UK based company, who will be exhibiting at RootsTech in Salt Lake City this

week, have revised their subscription in order to fully embrace their mission of

making family history more engaging for the whole…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 7, 2017 at 8:35am — No Comments

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS RELEASED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 4, 2016 | Utica, OH

Email Terri O’Connell for contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio.

 

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS RELEASED

The fourth in a series of guides to popular research destinations 

 

The In-Depth…

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A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS RELEASED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 23, 2016 | Utica, OH

Email Terri O’Connell for contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio.

 

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 24, 2016 at 7:49am — No Comments

Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) Offers Free Webinar Tuesday, 16 February 2016

News Release 2 February 2016

Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) Offers Free Webinar Tuesday, 16 February 2016

“The Importance of Context in Record Analysis” by Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS

Source citations provide context for the information we gather. The details provide background context that helps us…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 2, 2016 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Registration Opens for the National Genealogical Society's 2016 Family History Conference

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on December 2, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

“Do You Have the Reflexes You Need to Become Certified?” BCG Free Webinar

For immediate release 3 November 2015
BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, November 17

“Do You Have the Reflexes You Need to Become Certified?”

Like all professionals, good genealogists learn to take certain approaches and attitudes toward our work. For example, citing sources – and questioning them – are among the many skills and practices we slowly and painfully learn. But once learned, they become automatic.…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on November 3, 2015 at 8:05am — No Comments

RootsTech 2016 Announces Opening Day Keynotes, Bruce Feiler and Paula Williams Madison

For Immediate Release

 

SALT LAKE CITY, October 27, 2015—RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world, announced today the first three keynote speakers in its all-star lineup for RootsTech 2016. The first general session (Thursday, February 4, 2016) will feature three inspiring speakers, which include New York Times bestselling author Bruce Feiler, award-winning journalist Paula Williams Madison, and the…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on October 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

BCG TRUSTEE NEWS

BCG TRUSTEE NEWS

The Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) met in Salt Lake City on 10 October 2015. Three new trustees joined the Board: Paul Graham, CG, Judy Kellar Fox, CG, and Richard G. Sayre, CG, CGL. Two trustees retired from the board: Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL  Both have served as president of the BCG and provided distinguished service to the Board and the community at large for many years.

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on October 29, 2015 at 8:28am — No Comments

A GRAND TOUR OF IRELAND

Researching Irish ancestry is always a challenge! Why not move the search to the land of your ancestors and join me on a 15 day grand tour of Ireland in April 2016? Three days of research at the National Archives in Dublin and the Public Record Office in Belfast, plus a fully guided tour of many historical and interesting sites.  Sharing our research interests and "brick walls" with others is often one way of discovering more about our own family history. See the land, breathe the air ...…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on October 27, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Genealogy website RootsPoint announces the Fondo Colonial archive image collection for Hispanic Heritage Month

Genealogy website RootsPoint announces the Fondo Colonial archive image collection for Hispanic Heritage Month

One-of-a-kind collection of 17th-19th century archival records available for free

HENDERSON, NV—(September 22, 2015)– Genealogy website RootsPoint.com, in collaboration with the Hispanic Heritage Project, announced today free access to the Fondo Colonial collection from the Archivo Históricos Municipal…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on September 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

National Genealogical Society Enters Partnership with Findmypast to Benefit NGS Members

 

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3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300 | Arlington, VA 22204-4370

(703) 525-0050 | (800) 473-0060 | Fax (703) 525-0052

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on July 6, 2015 at 8:25am — No Comments

WIKITREE REACHES 10 MILLION PROFILES

 

WIKITREE REACHES 10 MILLION PROFILES

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2015

Contact: Eowyn Langholf, eowyn@wikitree.com

 

3 June 2015: This week the…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on June 3, 2015 at 7:39am — No Comments

IN-BRIEF WITH THE IN-DEPTH GENEALOGIST: A new series of research guides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 13, 2015 | Utica, OH

 

 

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 14, 2015 at 9:23am — No Comments

Brampton, Ontario Family History Conference August 22, 2015

You are invited to attend the 6th Annual Family History Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being held in Brampton, Ontario on August 22, 2015.

We have a full slate of excellent speakers and workshop presenters including Lesley Anderson, our keynote speaker and expert on Ancestry.ca; and Glenn Wright, archivist, author and past president of the British Isles Family History Society ofGreater Ottawa (BIFHSGO).

Early registration until…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 29, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Three Days Left to Register for The NGS 2015 Family History Conference

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052…

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Quebec Family History Conference 2015

The Quebec Family History Society Presents

 

                            Roots 2015

An International Conference on Family History in Quebec

 

                            June 19-21, 2015

                         At McGill University

                           Montreal, Quebec

          Full Details available at www.qfhs.ca

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 24, 2015 at 6:37pm — No Comments

National Genealogical Society Announces Official Media Registration For 2015 Family History Conference

 NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY®

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052

www.ngsgenealogy.org…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 19, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

NGS Announces Research Trip to Allen County Public Library

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052

www.ngsgenealogy.org

 

 

Press Release

Contact: Patricia Walls Stamm, CGsm,…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 18, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments

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