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2015 FGS Conference Call for Presentations

The following news release is from FGS: Submissions will be accepted between May 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014 April 17, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces a Call for Presentations for the FGS 2015 Conference, “Connect. Explore. Refresh.” to be held February 11-14, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. […]

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Attendance, Breakfast, Luncheons, & the NGS Banquet at Richmond

The following is from NGS: Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference in Richmond? The deadline for pre-conference registration is 22 April 2014. Registration will be available on-site beginning at 12:00 noon, 6 May 2014, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops closes on 22 April […]

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2014 FGS National Conference Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations

The following is from Caroline M. Pointer, Director, Federation of Genealogical Societies, FGS Marketing & Publicity Chair: In partnership with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and findmypast.com, the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) announces a Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations to be held during the FGS 2014 Conference, 28-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, […]

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LOKRIG Family Association Convention

The following was received from Jann Orr: Are you a Lockridge Lochridge Laughridge Loughridge Lochrige Lothrige Lotridge Lockbridge Lorthridge? Check out the adventure we have planned for September 2014 – YOU WILL WANT TO JOIN US! The LOKRIG Family Association is an incorporated, non-profit, all volunteer organization, to encourage the research of the various lines […]

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FGS San Antonio Conference Registration is Now Open

The following News Release is from FGS: “Gone to Texas” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists March 27, 2014 – Austin, TX. Online registration is now open for the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference, scheduled 27-30 August 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Register at http://www.fgsconference.org by 1 July 2014 for an early-bird […]

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NGS Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 St. Charles, MO Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: National Genealogical Society Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri Arlington, VA, 25 March 2014: The National Genealogical Society continues to accept lecture proposals from speakers and organizations for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, Crossroads […]

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Call for Papers for the Florida State Genealogical Society Webinar Series

The following was received from Ann Staley: Webinar presentation proposals are welcome by 1 May 2014 for the Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS) 2015-2016 “Poolside Chats: A Genealogy Webinar Series“. The webinars are presented to the FSGS membership and to the public on a monthly basis. Among the topics being considered are presentations on Computers/Technology, […]

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Live Streaming of 10 Lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society NGS 2014 Family History Conference Richmond, VA 7–10 May 2014 The National Genealogical Society announces the live streaming of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference. The upcoming conference will be the first time NGS has provided a portion of the conference to NGS members […]

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Palatines to America 2014 National Conference June 25-28 in Columbus, Ohio

The following announcement is from Richard E. Hartle, Publicity Chairman, Ohio Chapter PalAm: The Palatines to America National Conference will be held on June 25 – 28, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio at the Ramada Plaza Conference Center, 4000 Sinclair Road. A full program is offered with four days of exceptional programs and activities in partnership […]

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FREE Passes to RootsTech 2015!

The following is from FamilySearch: Now that RootsTech is over, we know you have more than a few to-do items on your list of better ways to accomplish your family history work. We’re giving away five all-access passes to RootsTech 2015. To be entered in the contest, go to Familystorytelling.com and find an article you […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App for the 2014 Family History Conference

National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App 2014 Family History Conference – Richmond, Virginia 7 May 2014 ARLINGTON, VA, 20 February 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the release of the Mobile Conference App for the NGS 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7-10 May 2014, in Richmond, Virginia. To […]

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“Who Do You think You Are? Live” Starts Today in London

Who Do You Think You Are? Live starts today and runs through Saturday in London. As usual it promises to be an outstanding event. Click here to go to the event website. Click here to visit Dick Eastman’s blog. He is there and promises to post a few blogs about what’s happening. Scroll down through […]

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“Who Do You Think You? Live” is Going to Glasgow Scotland in August

The following teaser is from an article written by Miriam Evans, and posted at visitscotland.com: If you have ever seen Who Do You Think You Are? on the TV, then if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably wondered what family secrets would be revealed if there was a whole team on-hand to help you research […]

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Ancestry Day Coming to Philadelphia on March 15, 2014

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is proud to partner once again with Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online genealogy website, to bring Ancestry Day to Philadelphia. This full day of genealogy lectures will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday, March 15. More than 600 people have already registered, and we are expecting a […]

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RootsPoint – A Facebook for the Dead?

RootsPoint is a global community centered around the 1940 US census. It aims to make genealogy accessible to enthusiasts of all ages. Data spans the 110 years before the census (1830-1940) and includes social sharing tools. RootsPoint is for living people to interact with each others via dead people — essentially a Facebook for the […]

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