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 […]

Hotel registration open for the 2020 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference

I have reserved my room at the conference hotel! Now it’s your turn to be in the midst of the activity at the 2020 FGS conference. It’s also the last FGS conference ever! Join us in Kansas City! The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is now taking reservations for the 2020 FGS Family History Conference, “Blazing […]

The Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Park Service announce the launch of the U.S.-Mexican War Soldier & Sailor database.

A wonderful press release received today! January 14, 2020 The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Park Service’s Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (NPS) announce the launch of the U.S.-Mexican War Soldier & Sailor database. This online, searchable database contains information for over 85,000 U.S. and Mexican veterans who served in this […]

Attending the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in DC next week?

If you are attending the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference next week in Washington, DC, here’s a special offer from one of the vendors, Findmypast. From the FMP blog: “Will you be joining us in Washington, D.C. for the FGS Conference 2019? This incredible family history event, organized by the Federation of Genealogical Societies, […]

Federation of Genealogical Societies/Rootstech joint conference notes

It was a great but overpowering week in Salt Lake City. It began with the FGS board meeting (I am on the Board of Directors), a partial day of research at the Family History Library, and then the explosion of presentations, people, talking, volunteering and more. The excitement was palpable. The throngs of people were […]