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Florida State Genealogy Society Virtual Conference

Did you hear? I am one of the presenters for the Florida State Genealogical Society 2017 Fall Virtual Conference!  It's going to be a great time as I share some cool tools for using GIS with your genealogy.  Check out the information they provided below:  Friday and Saturday, 17-18 November 2017 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Join us for our … Continue reading Florida State Genealogy Society Virtual Conference

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New Resource for “Researching School Records” Now Available

IDG Introduces their Newest of In-Brief Research Guide: “Researching in School Records” by Melissa Barker The In-Depth Genealogist (IDG) is pleased to present their newest in-brief research guide in the research series by writer, Melissa Barker, entitled “An In-Brief Guide to Researching in School Records.” Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager currently working as the … Continue reading New Resource for “Researching School Records” Now Available

What Clues are in the Newspaper?

Another month has flown by since the last time I posted! That’s the hard thing about working a full time job… it takes away from my genealogy time. I really can’t complain since I do appreciate having my engineering career and the challenges it presents, but I would like to have some brain power left … Continue reading What Clues are in the Newspaper?

Planning My Research

Dennis Nolan at Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a whopping 4 hours on my own research while I was in northern Indiana. I had to be selective on how I spent my time and narrow my list to items that I felt would be possible to accomplish. It was tough! At first stab, I made a … Continue reading Planning My Research

New Jewish Course Through National Institute for Genealogical Studies

National Institute for genealogical studies

Have you been wanting to learn more about Jewish genealogy, but needed a structured class to get you started? I am pleased to announce that the course I wrote for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies is now available! This has been a few years in the works, but I am so excited to share … Continue reading New Jewish Course Through National Institute for Genealogical Studies

Keeping Up With My To-Do’s

I always say that I prefer to be busy. Until I am actually too busy to keep up with everything! Then I get stressed out and have to rethink how I use my time. This month has been a pretty busy one with several exciting things happening within a week of each other. Eek! Right … Continue reading Keeping Up With My To-Do’s

The Challenges of Jewish Genealogy

  It's been nine years since my wonderful Jewish grandma, Shirley Krueger Morse passed away and July 11th would have been her 99th birthday! As sad as I get to think of her death in May 2008, it also reminds me of the joy that I found in genealogy. In a way I was able … Continue reading The Challenges of Jewish Genealogy