2018 MGS North Star Genealogy Conference is almost here! Register now!

I hope you are already registered for this event. These two main speakers are great and when you add all the breakout sessions to them, it’s one of those events you SHOULD attend! Add vendors, door prizes, a banquet, and more and you have another special event. The Minnesota Genealogical Society puts on fantastic annual […]

Denver Public Library and CO Chapter of the Palatines to America fall seminar

Denver, here I come! The Colorado Chapter of the Palatines to America’s fall seminar is on 20 October. It is co-sponsored by the excellent Western History/Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library. I am honored to be the seminar speaker. I will be presenting four sessions: • World War I Era U.S. Alien Registrations • […]

Sept. 13 presentation: “Sources and Methods for Researching American Indian Ancestors”

My next in-person presentation is Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Hudson, Wisconsin public library. The topic is “Sources and Methods for Researching American Indian Ancestors.” The presentation runs from 10:30-11:30 and I promise to hang around to answer questions. The presentation is accompanied by an extensive handout for each attendee. I have more than […]

Genealogy education goes both ways. What?

The past four days has been filled with discussion, hugs, friendship, and delivering genealogical presentations at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh’s third 2018 week. I was in Amherst, New York for this. On Monday I told the students in my course that they would be filled with learning and that name tags were supplied […]

1 day till July 7 registration for SLIG 2019 including the Native American course

Saturday, July7th, is when registration opens for the 13-18 January 2019 edition of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. 15 courses, many instructors, hundred of students for sharing, 5 days of learning, the Family History Library, nearby, great transportation, and what more do you need?     Registration opens July 7, 2018 at: 8:00 am […]