Posts Tagged With: family history

Tuesday’s Tip – Attend the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society 2012 Conference

Join the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society for their 37th Annual Genealogy Conference. The conference will feature speakers: Paul Milner, Loretto (Lou) Szucs, Juliana Smith, Tony Burroughs, Jennifer Holik-Urban, and Maureen Brady. Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012 Place: Hilton Garden Inn, St. Charles Time:  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration: Download a conference registration form […]

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Tech Tuesday – RootsMagic Part I

I received a complimentary copy of RootsMagic at the FGS conference last week and just started playing with it. I am very familiar with Family Tree Maker and have used it for several years. Already I have a question. Maybe one of my readers will be able to answer them. If not, I have the […]

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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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I’m at the Media Hub at FGS2011

Good morning from the FGS2011 Media Hub! I’m sitting in the exhibit hall at the Official Bloggers media hub with Randy Seaver and Lisa Alzo. Thomas MacEntee, Amy Coffin, and Caroline Pointer are hanging out here too. This morning I sat in the opening session and heard David Ferriero speak from NARA. He told us […]

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FGS 2011 Is Less Than A Month Away!

I can’t believe FGS2011 is less than a month away! Where has the time gone? I just pulled out my many times revised sessions sheet to look over what I finally settled on attending. So here’s my final line-up. Wednesday Plenary Session But It’s My Family 21st Century Marketing Techniques for Genealogists/Genealogical Societies Engaging a […]

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Motivation Monday – Genealogy Education

This weekend I read several posts by Michael Hait regarding his recent achievement of genealogical certification. I wrote about it on my Family History Research Blog.  His post made me think a lot about my education to this point and my future goals. Currently I am more than half finished with the ProGen Study Group. […]

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