Category Archive: Genea Resources

Oct 08

Free Webinar – Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma


Meg Hacker, Archival Operations Director of the National Archives at Fort Worth will present “Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma… made a little bit easier.” Meg will share online sources that help researchers find the records more efficiently and with ease! Meg is DYN-O-MIT you won’t want to miss her! Although the Webinar …

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Sep 28

Wordless Wednesday: Spooning

Center-Piece at Augie's in Springfield, Illinois

Sep 22

Conferences More Than Lectures

Adams Street Springfield, Illinois

Genealogical conferences such as the National Genealogical Society annual conference in the spring; the Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference in late summer or fall; RootsTech conference in the winter; Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference in April, the Southern California Society annual Jamboree in June, etc. are wonderful educational opportunities. But more than that, they …

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Aug 03

Wordless Wednesday: College Roomies, 1960


Jul 20

Wordless Wednesday


Jun 22

Three Years Ago Today


Charles H. Geiger Mr. Charles H. Geiger, age 82, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2008 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth. He was a resident of Big Canoe. Charlie was born August 24, 1925 in Ottawa, Illinois, son of Howard Charles and Elsie Katherine (Walking) Geiger. During World War II he served in the U.S. …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday: Texas State Cemetery

General Albert Sidney Johnston

The Sunday following the 2004 FGS Conference in Austin, Texas, Chuck, Pam, and I visited the Texas State Cemetery, a charming and peaceful final resting place for many great Texans. At every FGS, NGS, and IGHR we remember our great friend and genealogist who was taken from us far too soon. Chuck Knutson, we miss …

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Jun 04



Always eager to learn, I’m enamored with Webinars. A Webinar is the term used for a Web-based seminar, lecture, or presentation delivered via the Internet. Participants may register and attend (using their computer) from the comfort of their homes. No travel or lodging expenses incurred by participants or speakers. The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., …

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May 13

Birdie Monk Holsclaw IGHR Scholarship


Press Release by Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies at NGS 2011, Charleston SC In the summer of 2010 the Birdie Monk Holsclaw Memorial Fund Committee announced the establishment of the Birdie Monk Holsclaw Scholarship for IGHR. The scholarship is name for and in honor of Birdie Monk Holsclaw who for many years attended IGHR and …

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May 13

NGS 2011 at Charleston

Pipers preparing for opening ceremony

Twenty years ago I attended my first genealogical conference—that’s when I left teaching so that I could pursue genealogy full-time. With each and every adventure, there is so much to learn and so many more wonderful people to meet. The NGS conference in Charleston is no different, I’m pleased to say. On Tuesday afternoon, I was …

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