Monthly Archives: February 2020

Slides from Civil War Presentation at RootsTech 2020

I did a short version of the Civil War project at the booth. You can see that presentation on Facebook:

Civil War: It’s Personal at RootsTech 2020

My slides from the long version of the presentation:

Thanks to all of you who attended and watched online!

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Slides for Newspaper and Cluster Genealogy RootsTech 2020 Talks

I have posted slides from a couple of my RootsTech 2020 talks on Slides and PresentationsRootsTech 2020

Or you can download them here:

  •   Cluster Genealogy Booth Talk (PDF)
  •   Discovering Your Family History in (PDF)

Thanks for coming to the classes!

I will post the Civil War slides tomorrow.

Where I Am Presenting in 2020

RootsTech 2020

I will be teaching two classes at RootsTech:

  • Discovering Your Family History in, Thursday 1:30pm
  • Fold3: Understanding Your Ancestor’s Place in Civil War History, Friday 3pm
    • Note: I will be introducing our new Civil War Stories in this course.

Ancestry booth (times MST):

  • Cluster Research: Thursday 2/27 6pm, Friday 2/28, noon
  • Civil War: It’s Personal: Thursday 2/27 4:30pm, Friday 1pm (also on Facebook livestream!)

Family History Institute 2020

Saturday April 4th, Wytheville, Virginia

  • Mapping out Old Mount Airy
  • From Pennsylvania to Southwest Virginia: How and Why Our Ancestors Migrated

Virginia Genealogy Society

Saturday April 18th, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Researching Communities: The Key to Unlocking Your Ancestors’ Stories 

California Genealogical Society

Oakland Family History Center on Saturday, May 16

Finding Military Records Using Fold3

American Battlefield Trust Annual Conference

Chantilly, Virginia June 2020More to come on this one!