Proud to be in the top ten for May from Legacy Family Tree Webinars

As much as I love sharing my knowledge and expertise at in-person institutes and seminars, the availability of doing webinars is another way to provide genealogy education. Legacy Family Tree provides many of these and also works with the Board for Certification of Genealogists to host some BCG webinars. I did one of these for […]

Ancestry.com discontinues Expert Connect

I received this press release from Ancestry.com today: “Over a year ago Ancestry.com created Expert Connect as a way to expand its service offerings and provide additional assistance for members through an elite group of professional genealogists and researchers. Through this service, customers were given the opportunity to hire genealogists to retrieve records, perform research […]

Records Preservation and Access Committee

Where would we be without records to research? What if we lost access to the probate or land records of our ancestors? What if the birth or death records were suddenly closed to all except the person the record includes? What if the state legislature did not provide for retention of records before 1920 for […]