National Genealogical Society

BCG Education Fund Workshop at NGS St. Charles 12 May 2015

The BCG Education Fund is sponsoring a great educational opportunity at the annual NGS conference. Aimed at intermediate to advanc [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00December 12th, 2014|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on BCG Education Fund Workshop at NGS St. Charles 12 May 2015

BCG Education Fund Offers Genetic Genealogy Workshop at NGS Conference

If you're an intermediate genetic genealogist (not a beginner) and you're going to the NGS conference in May, treat yourself to th [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00December 5th, 2014|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on BCG Education Fund Offers Genetic Genealogy Workshop at NGS Conference

The Road to Better SSDI Access Goes Through All Fifty States

A stretch of road between California and Nevada, photograph by Dan Thorburn, used under Creative Commons license, https://www.fli [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00November 21st, 2014|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on The Road to Better SSDI Access Goes Through All Fifty States

Fifty Years of Credentialing: Presentations Available

In the "B. C." era (Before Credentialing) genealogical fraud was rampant. Two organizations sought to give confidence to the publi [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:16-04:00February 28th, 2014|BCG News|Comments Off on Fifty Years of Credentialing: Presentations Available

RPAC Report, January 2014

Courtesy of Microsoft Office. By Barbara Mathews, CG® BCG's Representative to the Records Preservation and Access Committee [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:17-04:00February 1st, 2014|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, January 2014

RPAC Report, August 2013

Jan Meisels Allen presenting at IAJGS 2013. Photograph © Barbara Mathews. By Barbara Mathews, CG® The three societies that a [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00August 31st, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, August 2013

Please Welcome Rebecca Koford as a Board-certified Genealogist

Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG Rebecca Whitman Koford of Mt. Airy, Maryland, earned the credential of Certified GenealogistSM this m [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00May 30th, 2013|New Associates|Comments Off on Please Welcome Rebecca Koford as a Board-certified Genealogist

NGS 2013 Recordings Now Available for Online Ordering

JAMB-Inc's recording from NGS 2013 are now available for online ordering. The company has transferred its recordings from the Nati [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00May 24th, 2013|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on NGS 2013 Recordings Now Available for Online Ordering

New Books at NGS 2013: Jones on GPS and DeGrazia on NYC

The National Genealogical Society announced two new books at the conference in Las Vegas two weeks ago. © 2013 by the National Ge [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00May 23rd, 2013|Associate News|Comments Off on New Books at NGS 2013: Jones on GPS and DeGrazia on NYC

BCG Ed Fund Leary Distinguished Lecture: Elizabeth Mills on “Can Trousers, Beds, and Other ‘Trivial Details’ Solve Genealogical Problems?”

Please welcome guest blogger Diane Gravel, CGSM. As genealogical researchers, we routinely pore through records in pursuit of elus [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:19-04:00May 14th, 2013|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on BCG Ed Fund Leary Distinguished Lecture: Elizabeth Mills on “Can Trousers, Beds, and Other ‘Trivial Details’ Solve Genealogical Problems?”

BCG Skillbuilding at NGS 2013: Richard Sayre on “Genealogical Applications of Historical Geographical Information Systems”

Putting historical context into our family stories is impossible until we know the geography of their lives. Over what paths did t [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:19-04:00May 13th, 2013|Conferences and Workshops|Comments Off on BCG Skillbuilding at NGS 2013: Richard Sayre on “Genealogical Applications of Historical Geographical Information Systems”
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