GRIP syllabus prep: genealogy hints for myself

I spent many hours the last couple of weeks working on my syllabus material for the July week of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. I coordinate and teach in the course Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills. I’ve made a few changes in this course over the years but it still remains mostly at […]

June 13, Hudson WI library: “Major Midwestern Archives & Their Records.”

Please join me this Thursday, June 13, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for my free presentation that is accompanied by a handout plus time for Q&A. Room 219, free parking, Hudson, Wisconsin main library. “Major Midwestern Archives & Their Records.” Presented by Paula Stuart-Warren. This lecture will highlight some major Midwestern archives and their holdings, […]

Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Announce Genealogy’s Unsung Heroes Awards

At last weekend’s Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank, California, the Genealogy Guys Podcast and Vivid-Pix gave MyHeritage Ltd. its highest Unsung Heroes Award for extraordinary service to the genealogy community. Genealogy Guy Drew Smith said in his presentation, “MyHeritage has been involved with numerous pro bono projects over the years. We are here today to […]

SCGS Genetic Genealogy 2019 live streaming registration opens

The Southern California Genealogical Society’s annual Jamboree has a special separate part that is devoted to DNA! This year Genetic Genealogy 2019 takes place on 31 May in Burbank. If you can’t make to the DNA day in person, you can sit at home and view it. Of course, I’d rather see you in person […]

Family History Library in Salt Lake City extends hours

A press release this morning tells this great news. “The FamilySearch Family History Library, one of Salt Lake City’s top attractions and the world’s largest genealogy library, will extend its hours of operation beginning Sunday, June 2, 2019. For the first time, the main floor of the library, including the FamilySearch Discovery Experiences, will be open […]

A quality new Facebook group: The Genealogy Squad

What could go right with a Facebook help page that is headed by Blaine Bettinger, Cyndi Ingle, George Morgan, and Drew Smith? Easy answer: EVERYTHING. The stated mission is “The mission of the Genealogy Squad Facebook group is to provide a positive space for the sharing of appropriate and reliable methods and resources to assist […]

MyHeritage FREE access to Danish and Finish records

Do you have ancestors and origins in Denmark or Finland? I have one Danish great grandfather. A nice press release gave some details on free access to records. MyHeritage recently added the 1940 Denmark Census to its historical records database, “making MyHeritage the world’s most comprehensive online resource for Danish historical records.” “To mark this […]

My next two genealogical presentation locations

I have been asked about this several times this week while at the Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference. It’s always a great conference. My next two presentations are in Minnesota and California. May 21: 12:00 Noon, Owatonna, Minnesota, Steele County Historical Society, Brown Bag Session. Bring your lunch! The Farmer in the Dell – and […]

DNA Day is April 25 and that means discount sales for genealogists

Tomorrow, April 25th, is DNA Day. What this means for genealogy is that the testing companies are having big sales. Check the websites of the various companies, their social media outlets, and social media pages for various consumer genetic help pages such as ISOGG and Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques. FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailPrint