BCG Offers Free Webinar: “It’s a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats”

BCG Offers Free Webinar: “It’s a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats”

2018-07-09T13:24:32+00:00July 9th, 2018|Webinars|Comments Off on BCG Offers Free Webinar: “It’s a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats”

“Effective genealogical writing is based on standardized formats and numbering systems. Learn to understand the numbers you see in published genealogies and how to present your own findings in recognized formats. Discussion includes basic genealogical numbering conventions, including the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Register system, National Genealogical Society (NGS) Quarterly system, Sosa-Stradonitz (Ahnentafel) System; and how to identify European ancestors.”

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) will present “It’s a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats” by Alice Hoyt Veen, CG® free to the public at 8:00 p.m. EDT, 17 July 2018.


Alice Hoyt Veen, CG®, is a board-certified genealogist and full-time professional researcher and educator. She is a sixth-generation Iowan whose genealogical specialties include Midwestern and territorial research, land records, and military history. Alice serves as a trustee for the BCG Education Fund, an independent non-profit charitable trust, advancing the educational aims of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Her website, www.prairierootsresearch.com, features a blog dedicated to Iowa genealogical and historical topics.

“We are pleased to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said President Rick Sayre, CG®, CGL℠, FUGA. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists promotes public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence. We strive to provide educational opportunities to family historians of all levels of experience.”

Register for “It’s a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats” by Alice Hoyt Veen, CG® before 17 July 2018. BCG receives a commission if you register by clicking our affiliate link: http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=2619.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

See the BCG Library at Legacy Family Tree Webinars at http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=2619 for access to all BCG webinars. For more information on BCG’s education opportunities, please visit: https://bcgcertification.org/learning/education/. Again, BCG receives a commission if you register by clicking and buying via our affiliate link.

The words Certified Genealogist and letters CG are registered certification marks, and the designations CGL and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists®, used under license by board certificants after periodic evaluation.