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Florida State Genealogy Society Virtual Conference

Did you hear? I am one of the presenters for the Florida State Genealogical Society 2017 Fall Virtual Conference!  It's going to be a great time as I share some cool tools for using GIS with your genealogy.  Check out the information they provided below:  Friday and Saturday, 17-18 November 2017 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Join us for our … Continue reading Florida State Genealogy Society Virtual Conference

New Resource for “Researching School Records” Now Available

IDG Introduces their Newest of In-Brief Research Guide: “Researching in School Records” by Melissa Barker The In-Depth Genealogist (IDG) is pleased to present their newest in-brief research guide in the research series by writer, Melissa Barker, entitled “An In-Brief Guide to Researching in School Records.” Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager currently working as the … Continue reading New Resource for “Researching School Records” Now Available

What Clues are in the Newspaper?

Another month has flown by since the last time I posted! That’s the hard thing about working a full time job… it takes away from my genealogy time. I really can’t complain since I do appreciate having my engineering career and the challenges it presents, but I would like to have some brain power left … Continue reading What Clues are in the Newspaper?

Planning My Research

Dennis Nolan at Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a whopping 4 hours on my own research while I was in northern Indiana. I had to be selective on how I spent my time and narrow my list to items that I felt would be possible to accomplish. It was tough! At first stab, I made a … Continue reading Planning My Research