NGS Home Study Course: Lesson One

The first lesson of the National Genealogical Society’s Home Study Course was an introduction to genealogy and focused on organization.  The information was pretty basic, but was a good introduction for those new to genealogy. The assignments for this lesson were to create a pedigree chart and a family group sheet from one’s own family […]

On this date. . .the 4th of November


Births John Posey Hemphill was born in 1844. Elmer Rufus Roberts was born in 1904 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Conrad Mull died in 1760 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Captain John Philip Dellinger died in 1826 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Eliza Amanda Forrester died in 1935 in Fannin County, Georgia. Josie (Mathis) Burnette […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-11-03

RT @marygenealogy79: Pocahontas’ wedding site found – Science – via @msnbc # Reading “Evidence Analysis Webinar Available Online” via Adventures in Genealogy Education. #genealogy # Ordered my first FHL microfilm today. Can’t wait for it to come! #genealogy # Blog post: Treasure Chest Thursday: Poteet-Kindrick Marriage License # Reading “Wow wow wow!!” […]

November Genealogy To-Dos


The hardest thing about these monthly To-Do posts is narrowing down my list to a size that can be accomplished in one month.  There is so much work/fun to be done! Writing Write 8 blog posts (no including “On this date” posts) – I still have FGS notes to write up, so those are my […]