We are fortunate enough to have D. Joshua Taylor present these talks:
Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the United States between 1780 and 1840 — Are you tracing an ancestor between 1780 and 1840? Explore numerous records and methodologies to assist in tracing families during the Federal period.
New Tools and Ideas in Research — The field of genealogy and family history continually changes and evolves. New techniques, resources, and tools continue to improve our experiences. This session will explore the latest advancements, technologies, and resources for genealogists and family historians.
Unusual Research Destinations: Antiques, Diners, & More — You might have visited the cemetery, public library, and the courthouse, but did you ever consider that the restaurant in your ancestor’s hometown might yield genealogical information? The session features numerous ideas to locate family history in unique places with examples from the United States, England, Denmark, and beyond.
Online Resources for Colonial America — Discover websites, databases, university projects, digital archives, and other online resources to tracing your colonial American ancestors. Specific topics include searching Early American Imprints and JSTOR.
Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies — Genealogies Discover methods used in creating 19th and early 20th century compiled genealogies and steps to analyze their contents in your research.
When Dates Disagree: 8 Ways to Resolve Conflicting Details — Every genealogist comes across conflicting names or dates in their research. With the right methodologies at your side, you can resolve conflicts and move forward in your research.