Open hours for consultations in the next couple weeks

As has happened before, I finished some projects and now have some open hours for genealogical consultations in the next couple of weeks.  A consultation can be done in-person, by email, regular mail, or by Skype or Google Hangout. You don’t have to live in the St. Paul and Minneapolis metropolitan area. Need some side-by-side […]

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More PERSI content added on findmypast

If you attended the inaugural International German Genealogical Partnership Conference last week, you may have heard me promoting PERSI which is found on Findmypast.com. The two lectures in which PERSI (PERiodical Source Index) was featured were: World War I Era U.S. Alien Registrations German Research Gem: Back Issues of Genealogical and Historical Periodicals This week’s […]

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Paula’s genealogy presentation schedule for the balance of 2017

In addition to the Minnesota Genealogical Society’s North Star Conference I told you about yesterday, several car rides and three plane rides are in my immediate future as I do presentations at a bunch of genealogy events throughout the rest of 2017. August 30-September 2, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania One lecture and one workshop at the Federation […]

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October 2017 Minnesota Genealogical Society Conference

Family History Crossroads 6-7 October 2017 Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, MN Featuring Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA & Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi’s List Set your compass to the Tenth Annual North Star Genealogy Conference. The two-day event features: Plenary lectures by nationally acclaimed genealogy educators, Paula Stuart-Warren and Cyndi Ingle (that would […]

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War of 1812 Pension Project to Resume!

In case you haven’t seen this press release from yesterday, I am reprinting here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2017 PRESERVE THE PENSIONS ANNOUNCES RESUMPTION OF DOCUMENT CONSERVATION AT NATIONAL ARCHIVES, DIGITIZATION SOON TO FOLLOW Austin, Texas  – The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce National Archives staff have recently resumed document […]

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More looming cuts to records research access for genealogists

Last week the U.S. National Archives announced big changes in hours. Now the Montana Historical Society has announced changes. We need to make our legislators at the state and national levels understand the importance of these research facilities. It’s not just for general family history research, but also affects legal research, property ownership research, Native […]

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German research conference deadline and WWI enemy alien registrations

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 1 is the final registration day for the 2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference. You may register any time Saturday before registration is closed at midnight. Join 650+ fellow German genealogists in Minneapolis on July 28, 29 and 30, 2017! Choose from over 70 presentations! Watch these special greetings from Dirk Weissleder in […]

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FGS Genealogy Conference discount deadline is July 1

This Saturday is July 1. That means it’s the last day to get the nice registration discount for the big Federation of Genealogical Societies being held Aug 30-Sept 2 in Pittsburgh. I am signed up for luncheons, the Wednesday evening boat cruise and dinner, have a list of books I need from vendors in the […]

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