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BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA”

The genealogical proof standard requires reasonably exhaustive research in solving ancestral-identity problems. DNA evidence is no [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00April 4th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Better Together: Making Your Case with Documents and DNA”

BCG Offers Free Webinar: “From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day’s Neighbors Bring Him Home”

A Maryland resident claimed an 1816 Vermont birth to Vermont-born parents, but no known record provides his specific birthplace or [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00March 6th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “From Baltimore to Burlington: Hazen P. Day’s Neighbors Bring Him Home”

Presenting: BCG at RootsTech

RootsTech 2018 gets underway today in Salt Lake City, with more than 14,000 pre-registered attendees from all 50 states and 42 cou [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00February 28th, 2018|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on Presenting: BCG at RootsTech

Hand on the Helm: New Executive Director

Nicki Peak Birch, CG, longtime Executive Director of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), has elected to retire this [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00February 26th, 2018|BCG News|Comments Off on Hand on the Helm: New Executive Director

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 ru [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00February 4th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Using Swedish Taxation Records to Solve Tough Genealogical Problems” by Jill Morelli, CG

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, inf [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00January 17th, 2018|Methodology|Comments Off on Can a Genetic Relationship Be Proved by DNA Alone?

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 [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00January 10th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Finding Thomas’ Father: an 18th Century Prince William County Virginia Case Study” by Pam Stone Eagleson, CG

BCG Webinars for 2018

The Board for Certification of Genealogists is excited to present the following webinars through Legacy Family Tree Webinars for 2 [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00January 6th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Webinars for 2018

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 [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00December 8th, 2017|Webinars|Comments Off on 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

Rachal Mills Lennon, CG, Elected Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists

The Board for Certification of Genealogists extends its congratulations to Board-certified genealogist Rachal Mills Lennon of Tenn [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00December 6th, 2017|Associate News|Comments Off on Rachal Mills Lennon, CG, Elected Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists

BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Research in Federal Records: Some Assembly Required” by Malissa Ruffner, JD, CG

Federal records offer genealogical gold with both direct references to our ancestors and rich contextual background information. B [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “Research in Federal Records: Some Assembly Required” by Malissa Ruffner, JD, CG

Associates in Action

Associates in Action highlights BCG associates’ news, activities, and accomplishments. Contact Alice Hoyt Veen to include your new [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:11+00:00October 29th, 2017|Associate News|Comments Off on Associates in Action