Have you registered for the NGS 2017 Family History Conference 10-13 May 2017? Early-bird discounts end on March 27th. For conference registration: http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/
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2017 NCGS Awards – Call for Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 NCGS Awards. Among the most rewarding of NCGS programs, the awards promote continued excellence in North Carolina genealogy and also inspire others to publish abstracts and transcriptions of North Carolina county and state records, cemetery and Bible records, family histories, and society journals and newsletters and to develop informative genealogical websites. The Awards Committee urges you to join the society in recognizing the labors of deserving individuals and societies by submitting a nomination for a 2017 NCGS Award in one of several categories.
The NCGS Awards nominations are open from January until 15 August 2017.
The categories for the 2017 NCGS Awards are as follows:
The project to convert the image collection of Revolutionary Military Papers Index Cards to searchable pdf is now complete, A to Z.
Members may access this resource after logging in, via the Member Menu or under Resources on the main menu.
NCGS Presents Webinar on Accurate Record Transcribing
Do you want to learn how to transcribe historical documents correctly? Do you know how to indicate that a letter or word is undecipherable?
Diane L. Richard, editor of the NCGS Journal, has recorded a webinar “Accurate Transcriptions for Historical Records”. It will provide virtual training for you to transcribe materials that are used in genealogical research and to produce publishable articles.
(Click on the title to open the webinar page.)
2016 NCGS Awards Winners
(front row L-R: Victoria P. Young, NCGS President, Warren Eugene Milteer Jr., and Robert C. Carpenter)
(back row L-R: Ed Pattishall and Laurel Sanders)
The Awards Committee presented its 2016 NCGS Awards during the annual meeting at its Fall Workshop held on 29 October 2016 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The following individuals were recognized for outstanding published efforts and personal contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.
The latest issue of the NCGS Journal is now available online to members. On the top menu bar, go to Publications>NCGS Journal, then choose NCGS Journal, 2015-2019 on that page.
The printed copy should be on its way to members within a few weeks.