More learning and online discussion on Mastering Genealogical Documentation

We family historians are so fortunate during these last few years to have access to online learning and discussion groups. A press release from today tells about one that I have read nothing but positive comments about! We can never stop learning and upgrading.  “Registration is open now through January 21st for the MGD Study […]

Updated my genealogy presentations calendar

It’s been a productive Friday. Finished a lengthy client research report, am now updating a handout for an upcoming presentation, and updated my 2022 presentations calendar. All while we have some very cold weather here, but the sun is shining! At this point, I am still accepting only virtual webinar or seminar presentations. I’m also […]

The Genealogy Squad: another milestone

45,000+ family historians can’t be wrong. Four administrators, designated helpers, and 45,000 other people willing to ask, share, and it’s one of the best groups on Facebook. We learn, we question, we grow. Part of the “About” for this group states “The mission of the Genealogy Squad Facebook group is to provide a positive space […]

Legacy Family Tree Genealogy Webinars for 2022

Excellent news for genealogy education in 2022! The 2022 Legacy Family Trees and MyHeritage Webinar series is now open for registration. It’s the 13th year of these and the array of topics is astounding. What’s included? Presentations include specific countries, specific U.S. states (this time I am doing one on Michigan), DNA, technology, methodology, organizing, […]

Fellowships for Great Migration research for Mississippi family historians

A press release from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History on December 27th tells about a research opportunity. Individuals working on their own family history rarely have a chance to do research supported by a fellowship. This project will help to document the Great Migration of African American Mississippians to the north and west […]

Jan 1 deadline Donn Devine Scholarship for Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)

From the GRIP Directors: “The Donn Devine Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an applicant who emulates Donn’s spirit of volunteerism by giving back to their community. GRIP would like to reward that spirit to a person who has never been to GRIP by giving them one of the 18 virtual week-long courses available in the […]