Archive for the ‘Speakers & Sessions’ category

  Judy G. Russell, JD, CG®, CGLSM, The Legal Genealogist, provides expert guidance through the murky territory where law, history, and genealogy come together. Session Number: T133, Hosted by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Title: Just Three Generations: New York Style...

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April 29, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  W. Samuel Williams, MDiv, is a professional genealogist with a focus on Central Virginia, African American, and Greek American research. His degrees are in International Affairs, Spanish, and Orthodox theology. Sam is the owner of The Orthodox Genealogist, LLC, which he started in Norfolk...

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April 4, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Many Americans can trace their indigenous, immigrant, indentured, and enslaved ancestors to Virginia. If you are researching ancestors who may have lived in Virginia, then be sure to register for the NGS 2023 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, 31 May-3 June. Items of interest for resea...

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April 4, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

There is much for all of us to learn from the history of Black families. Join us in Richmond, Virginia, for the NGS 2023 Family History Conference, 31 May-3 June, for a wide range of tours, lectures, and special presentations focused on African American genealogy. If you’re researching Black famil...

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April 4, 2023 by Teresa Kelley
Cara F. Griggs

  Cara F. Griggs has been a reference archivist at the Library of Virginia since 2006. She earned a BA in history from the University of Richmond, an AM in social sciences from the University of Chicago, and an MSLIS with an archival studies concentration from Drexel University. She is a m...

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April 4, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Miriam is the author of Jewish Roots in Poland and Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova, both of which have been honored with international writing awards.  For more than thirty years, she has focused her work in Poland and the former Soviet Union, making three to four trips to Eastern Eur...

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April 3, 2023 by Teresa Kelley
David Allen Lambert

  David Allen Lambert has been on the staff of American Ancestors/NEHGS since 1993 and is the organization’s chief genealogist. David is an internationally recognized speaker on the topics of genealogy and history.  He has published many articles in the New England Historical and Genealog...

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April 3, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Melanie McComb is a genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) of Boston, Massachusetts since 2018. Melanie is one of two lead genealogists who offer consultations to members and non-members of NEHGS on history and genealogy. Melanie is an internationally recog...

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April 3, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  Megan Clark Young has been researching her family since she was sixteen when she traveled from western Pennsylvania to Sweden as a summer foreign exchange student, family tree in hand. In 2017, she began to focus on her genealogical education and now is employed as a forensic genealogist. ...

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April 3, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

  C. Ann Staley, CG®, CGLSM, is an educator, consultant, and lecturer. She is the education chair for the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc.; the membership chair for the Genealogical Speakers Guild; on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies; a volunteer on a nu...

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March 21, 2023 by Teresa Kelley