Monthly Archives: September 2011

FGS2011 Book Purchases

I returned home from FGS2011 this afternoon. Was a little sad to leave but anxious to get home and start back to work for my clients. I made a number of book purchases this week. When I have time to read them I’ll probably write a post about each book later. An Atlas of Southern […]

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Midwestern Roots Family History and Genealogy Conference 2012

I stopped by the Indiana Genealogical Society booth at FGS2011 to chat with Tiny Lyons of Gen Wish List blog. I have been thinking about joining the Indiana Genealogical Society because they have, as of this post, 668 databases. These databases represent the 92 counties in Indiana. The society also provides members with an electronic […]

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APG Luncheon FGS2011

I just attended the Association of Professional Genealogists luncheon at FGS2011. I heard Kenyatta D. Berry speak about A. B. Caldwell and the treasure trove of information contained in his books. Kenyatta’s genealogical career began when she researched the ancestor of a former boyfriend and stumbled upon Caldwell’s resource and found a treasure trove of […]

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Just a Joy Press Release from FGS2011

September 6, 2011 For Immediate Release: Is It Possible to Find Your Great-Grandfather’s Civil War Sword? Joy Shivar, owner of the JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange has dedicated the last ten years to that question.  As she handled many such artifacts as Revolutionary War items, Civil War letters, WWI and WWII identified photos and hundreds of […]

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Missouri History Museum and Library at FGS2011

Touring around the FGS2011 Exhibit Hall has been wonderful this afternoon.I have had the opportunity to stop and talk to several different people. One was Dennis Northcott. We had the most delightful conversation. Dennis works at the Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center in St. Louis. He told me a few stories about documents […]

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