Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 31

Online Sources from the NH State Archives

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As a twenty-seven year resident of the state of Georgia, and as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer, it’s been several years since I’ve had (or made time) to work on my family. This week, I’ve changed that and have been attending the Advanced New England track at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy …

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Jan 30

The Ancestry Insider

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Have you meet the Ancestry Insider? I saw quite a lot of him last week at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy of Genealogy (SLIG) and expect that he be present and very active at RootsTech later this week. If you’ve not met him in person, I’m sure you’re aware of his blog: The Ancestry Insider: The …

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Jan 30

Preparing for RootsTech 2012

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RootsTech 2012 begins on Thursday, February 2, only four short days away. Are you ready? As with any event, or research trip, we all reap the rewards of being well prepared. We are fortunate in that the RootsTech team have supplied many tools to assist us in our preparation. Did you know that you can …

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Jan 28

RootsTech Will Broadcast Select Session Free Online

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RootsTech Press Release SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a leading family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 2-4, 2012, announced today that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend worldwide a sample of this year’s conference …

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Jan 28

NGS Announces Voices of Genealogy Video Series

NGS Press Release:  27 January 2012 *National Genealogical Society Announces Voices of Genealogy Video Series*  arlington, va, 27 january 2012: The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of publication of the *National Genealogical Society Quarterly*. To celebrate this anniversary and to honor the history of the *Quarterly*, NGS Video Productions has created a historical archive …

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Jan 26

Civil War Records & African Americans – 13 Feb 2012

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  The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., are please to present Using Civil War Records to Research African American Ancestors Description: Discover the role African American soldiers played in the U. S. Civil War, and what can be learned from records about their military service   Presenter: Michael Hait, CG Michael Hait, Certified …

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Jan 25

Wordless Wednesday

From the Plaza in Salt Lake

    © Linda Woodward Geiger. All Rights Reserved  

Jan 17

Tombstone Tuesday: Catholic Cemetery, Savannah

Catholic Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia

The two tombstones pictured here are locate in the Catholic Cemetery just outside of Savannah (Chatham County), Georgia. The cemetery is located on Wheaton Street, not far from the intersection with Skidaway Road. I last visited the lovely cemetery in 2005 when I was helping Pat Jones gather data for her book (which turned into two volumes), Across …

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Jan 07

NGS 2013 to be held at Las Vegas – Call for Papers

NGS News Release Arlington, VA, 6 January 2012: The National Genealogical Society announces the Call for Papers for the 2013 Family History Conference, Building New Bridges, to be held 8–11 May 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The deadline for submitting proposals is 1 April 2012. The Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, dedicated in 2010, spans …

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