Virtual Conferences in October

Here are two fall conferences you might want to check out.

The Virginia Genealogical Society Fall Conference is scheduled for Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16.  Registration is required.  You can see the schedule at their website vgs.org.

The Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia (GRIVA) Virtual Fall Conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 2. Registration is required.  The schedule is at their website http://griva.org.

Registration needed for Virtual Meeting tomorrow September 11, 2021

You need to register for this webinar.  Click on this link to register.
Once you register, you will receive an email from Zoom with the link to the presentation.  Tomorrow just click on that link from Zoom to attend the presentation.
The presentation tomorrow is by Thomas MacEntee on “Successful Collateral and Cluster Research”.

Virtual Meeting September 11 Speaker Thomas MacEntee “Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching”

Our special speaker will be Thomas MacEntee of Genealogy Bargains.com.  Thomas will present a program about “Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching”.  Thomas is a genealogy professional, a “tech guy”, blogger, educator, author and more.  Please join us on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10 am for his presentation.

Scottish Genealogy 101 on Thursday, April 22

Thursday, April 22 at 7 pm
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society and Jefferson Madison Regional Library
Scottish Genealogy 101
Join our team of experienced genealogists as they highlight immigration resources. This month’s special guest Deborah Harvey, will guide us through available resources for helping trace Scottish ancestry, including a case study tracking her ancestor from Fluvanna County to Scotland. Submit your questions to Miranda Burnett at library@albemarlehistory.org before the webinar. This virtual program can be accessed both by Zoom online and by a toll-free phone number. Sign-up at www.jmrl.org or call 434.979.7151 x4.

RootsTech 25-27 February 2021 Virtual Event

RootsTech Connect is set to begin in two weeks and it is free!  It is a virtual event this year.  190,000 people have already registered for RootsTech Connect.

There will be inspirational keynote speakers, hundreds of on-demand classes and a virtual expo hall where you can purchase numerous genealogy related items.

You must register at rootstech.org and you should have a FamilySearch account.  Just go to FamilySearch and click on “create an account”.  The virtual event is free and so is the account at FamilySearch.

This is a great opportunity to listen and learn from a comfortable seat at home!

Legacy Sponsors Free Webinar on Genealogy Every Day in April

Legacy Family Tree Webinars wants to do its part to help genealogists across the world who are self-isolating at home right now. While we can’t do your grocery shopping or other practical activities, perhaps a genealogy class each day during the month of April will help as a diversion.

Each day we’ll be unlocking one Legacy Family Tree webinar from the membership library to be available to watch for free. We’ve chosen the classes around a 7-day rotating theme:

  • Sundays – Methodology
  • Mondays – DNA
  • Tuesdays – Ethnic Genealogy
  • Wednesdays – Technology
  • Thursdays – Around the Globe
  • Fridays – Beginners
  • Saturdays – TechZone

The entire list of webinars can be found at the link below.

https://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2020/04/free-webinars-each-day-the-entire-month-of-april.html