Are you a beginning family history researcher? Maybe it’s been a while since you worked on it and need to update and restart your family history research? Join the Clayton Library Friends and Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, professional researcher and lecturer for 4 online sessions in March! Each session is accompanied by an extensive handout with […]
Are there really brick walls? Do you still need to figure out who is Michael’s father? What about where Annabelle and Samuel were married? You may have heard me say in one of my presentations, that I don’t believe there are as many brick walls as genealogists seem to think. My own genealogy has some […]
I have a busy week on my calendar. Each of these upcoming presentations of mine for National Native American Heritage Month is being presented at no cost to registrants. The presentations and extensive handouts are not exactly the same, though some sections are necessarily general. Parts of each are devoted to Indigenous peoples connected to […]
Day by day, week by week, month by month our genealogy websites change, update, add, configure, and other things behind the scenes that we don’t even see! What? Nothing stays the same on a given site as technology changes. I appreciate that companies keep working to keep things running. Then there are the things that […]
Two very different presentations are on my calendar over the next ten days. One is online as a webinar and the other is an in-person event. Both are free and open to the public. August 3, 2019, Saturday, WebinarSouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree FREE webinar. “Railroad Records Research in Today’s World.” 1:00 EDT, Noon CDT, […]
I recently updated my speaking calendar for the balance of 2019. It’s a variety of in-person and online presentations. Today, I am working on the handouts for a couple of August presentations. It’s amazing how quickly things are changing in the world of genealogy. Click here to go directly to the updated list.
I spent many hours the last couple of weeks working on my syllabus material for the July week of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. I coordinate and teach in the course Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills. I’ve made a few changes in this course over the years but it still remains mostly at […]
I have been asked about this several times this week while at the Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference. It’s always a great conference. My next two presentations are in Minnesota and California. May 21: 12:00 Noon, Owatonna, Minnesota, Steele County Historical Society, Brown Bag Session. Bring your lunch! The Farmer in the Dell – and […]
Tomorrow, April 25th, is DNA Day. What this means for genealogy is that the testing companies are having big sales. Check the websites of the various companies, their social media outlets, and social media pages for various consumer genetic help pages such as ISOGG and Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques.
Twice in the past week, I have been asked whether I was still doing genealogy presentations. Easy answer to that: definitely yes! I have been entrenched in a couple large research projects and thus have been pretty quiet on social media in recent months compared to earlier. I have now updated my presentations calendar and […]