It’s Baaack! Genealogists asked for it. U. S. Government Records 101 and a discounted fee.

Fellow genealogists have asked for it. Didn’t get into my virtual 4 session course “Researching U.S. Government Records 101” the last time? It’s being offered again. If you register no later than 3 August, you can save $10 by using code PAULA10. The lessons are released once a week after you register. There is suggested […]

Genealogy online: GRIP Digging Deeper course a smash hit!

I have been teaching at genealogical institutes since the early 1990s. These have included  in-person courses in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. I have presented in-person seminars in many states. In recent years, I have been presenting online webinars. This summer has included being part of 2 week-long online institute courses via Zoom. Would I […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) 2021 Courses

Just finishing up a week of being involved in teaching for Cari Taplin’s course Following Your Ancestors in Time and Place. The week after next is my course Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills in which I teach many of the session. The experience teaching and interacting via Zoom has been wonderful this week. I […]

Those funeral, baby, wedding, and other books: Who are those people? Connected genealogically?

Have you thoroughly checked through family baby books, wedding books, anniversary books, old address books, and funeral books. These are the books that list guests and sometimes in their own handwriting. I have several of these items. If you are fortunate to have some of these books, do you know who each person is who […]

It’s time to register for the 2020 Virtual Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference!

it was announced in a Press Release today that “Registration is now open for the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Virtual Family History Conference! The virtual event will begin with FGS “Live!” on September 2, 2020, starting at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and concluding at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). In addition to the Live! event, all conference registrations […]