RootsTech 2018 gets underway today in Salt Lake City, with more than 14,000 pre-registered attendees from all 50 states and 42 countries — and the Board for Certification of Genealogists® […]
Nicki Peak Birch, CG, longtime Executive Director of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), has elected to retire this year at the end of her contract, 30 June 2018. […]
BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems” by Jill Morelli, CG
Swedish taxation records, a head tax of individuals between the ages of 15 and 63, are some of the oldest extant records of the rural farmer. Genealogists quickly […]
Can a Genetic Relationship Be Proved by DNA Alone?
By Karen Stanbary, CG
The answer is a resounding No!
Sound genealogical conclusions rely on skillful analysis of sources, information, […]
BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Finding Thomas’ Father: an 18th Century Prince William County Virginia Case Study” by Pam Stone Eagleson, CG
Thomas Stone left few records when he died in 1791 in Prince William County Virginia. No document or reference names his parentage. Finding Thomas’s father took thirty years. […]
The Board for Certification of Genealogists is excited to present the following webinars through Legacy Family Tree Webinars for 2018:
January 16 – Pam Stone Eagleson, CG, “Finding Thomas’ Father: an […]
BCG Offers Free Webinar: “The Law and the Reasonably Exhaustive (Re)Search” by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL – Tuesday, 19 December, 8:00 p.m. Eastern
There’s a difference between searching and researching, and understanding how the law impacts records and research is critical to the reasonably exhaustive research needed to meet the Genealogical Proof Standard. […]