Posts Tagged With: genealogical society

Genealogical & Historical Societies Need To Provide Benefits For Distance Members

At FGS 2011 last week I had a conversation with a President of a Genealogical Society in SW Missouri about research, the society’s benefits, etc. I had tried to meet this person in May when I spent the month down in SW Missouri but we were unable to meet up. He suggested I join 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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FGS2011 – Will Your Genealogy Society Sink Or Swim?

The Plenary Session this morning at FGS2011 was about genealogy societies and will they sink or swim? Will they change or remain the same? Will they stay in business or go out of business? David Rencher spoke on this topic and asked several questions every society should ask itself. Where is your society today? Does […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read the NGS Magazine

I spent last week catching up on some of my genealogy magazines and journals. I read the latest National Genealogical Society Magazine (April – June 2011). There were a few very good articles in there that seemed to provide a few bits of information on a few projects I have going right now. Proving of […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Casefile Clues

Michael John Neill is a genealogical researcher in Illinois with over 25 years of experience. He is also the author of Casefile Clues and Casefile Clues for Beginners. Casefile Clues is a newsletter focused on real life genealogy and the documents and methodology used to solve a genealogical problem. Casefile Clues provide researchers with citations, […]

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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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