Posts Tagged With: IL

Follow Friday – MyHeritage Blog

At the FGS 2011 conference at the beginning of the month I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Horowitz from MyHeritage.com while taking the behind the scenes tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Daniel blogged about the tour here. I thought the tour was amazing. What interesting jobs all the archivists and librarians have. […]

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Follow Friday – Stump Craig

I met Craig Scott at FGS 2011 last week. Did you know he has a blog called Stump Craig? You should check it out. Contact him with your questions and brick walls. He will provide an answer on his blog. Tweet

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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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Thankful Thursday – Happy FGS Folks

FGS2011 is less than a week away. I am so excited! This is my first major conference and I’m going by myself. I “know” lots of folks from the blogs and Twitter but I think I only have met in real life one person I know is attending. I have already made plans to attend […]

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