Short Notes

I uploaded a chapter on directory research for my Genealogical Guide to Monroe County. A lot of the city and county directories are online. If you haven’t looked for your families in the directories, you should. The Church Records Preservation Committee of Rochester Genealogical Society (RGS) has added records of Lakeside Presbyterian Church that was …

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Rootstech 2016 Wrap-up

All the sessions that were live during the Rootstech Conference are now available on the Rootstech home page. You will also see a few sessions that weren’t available live but were recorded. Then at the FamilySearch YouTube channel are the keynote addresses and also some short videos that were recorded within the exhibit hall. If …

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Rootstech Live Saturday

Saturday is the last day of the Rootstech Conference. some of the video from the Innovator Day on Wednesday and Thursday’s Keynote have appeared on the FamilySearch YouTube channel but not on the Rootstech website. I would imagine that is to preserve bandwidth for the live stream. These are Saturday’s live sessions: 10:30 a.m. – …

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Rootstech Live Friday

Hope you have enjoyed the Thursday sessions at Rootstech. If you missed any of them, they will be available soon. These are the sessions that are going to be live on Friday (times eastern): 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon – Friday General Session has two sets of speakers. First is Josh and Naomi Davis (AKA …

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Rootstech Live Thursday

Rootstech will have some sessions live on the internet from Thursday to Saturday. Those will be on their homepage. Also if you can’t view those session live they usually are available the next day and until next year. These are the online sessions for Thursday (times eastern): 10:30 a.m.-12 noon – General Session – First, …

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National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

Got some free time Wednesday and Thursday to attend some genealogy classes? The US National Archives is holding a Virtual Genealogy Fair. The best part is that you don’t have to leave home as the classes will be held online on YouTube. The “handouts” for the classes are already online on this web page. That …

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NY Family History Conference, 2016

The date in the subject is correct. If you can plan ahead of time, you can save a lot of money on next year’s NY Family History Conference in Syracuse, NY sponsored by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and Central NY Genealogical Society. The dates of the conference are September 15 – 17, …

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