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 […]

Native American Research Part 3: Indian Boarding Schools: Children Forcibly Removed from their Homes

Native American genealogical research, consulting, and presentations on the topic are a major interest and part of my business. For some of my Native American individual, tribal, and law firm clients, I have spent time investigating records related to Indian boarding schools. This involved the reading of letters from parents to the school begging for […]

Now is the time for your first Family Tree Webinars membership

This week. Today through Friday. 1,652 webinars that cover records, methodology, many countries, technology and so much more. 6,149 syllabus pages. PLUS a full year of access to these archived webinars, syllabus pages, and those of upcoming webinars. You can’t miss with this much education.  It’s a 50% savings on new memberships through Friday, December […]