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Did you miss Katherine Benbow's live webinar? This is another opportunity to hear it!
NCGS is proud to provide a recording of DNA Testing: The Three Types We Use in Genealogy Research, with Katherine D. Benbow. This recorded webinar will be available for a free, 3-day public viewing, over the weekend of 5-7 June 2015. This webinar will be accessible from the NCGS website.
Choosing the right DNA test depends on the question you are trying to answer about your ancestry. This presentation will provide an overview of the three types of DNA testing for genetic genealogy purposes: YDNA, MtDNA or mitochondrial DNA, and atDNA or autosomal DNA. Information will be given about the major testing companies with examples of their typical displays and costs.
You may register any time prior to the free viewing dates (5-7 Jun 2015), or on any day of the free viewing period. Upon registration, an email will be sent to the email address you provide on the registration form, containing a link to the webinar viewing page. This link will not be active until the free viewing period starts. You may wish to add the dates to your personal calendar as a reminder.
Enjoy this preview to Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestor with Craig R. Scott, CG, FUGA.
North Carolinians were active participants in the Revolutionary War, providing men, supplies, and support for the revolutionary cause. Records were created before, during, and after the war. There is more to research than compiled military service records and pension application files, such as public claims, pension ledgers, and pension payment vouchers.
A free public viewing of the entire webinar was available 5-7 Dec 2014. The full webinar, along with handout, is always available in the Member Webinars section of the website, as well as on full audio/video CD in the NCGS online store. Also available in the NCGS online bookstore is North Carolina Research - Genealogy and Local History, the text for the NCGS Webinar Series, and Webinar CDs for all released webinars.
(Image source: "The Minute Man", statue by Daniel Chester French, via Wikimedia, Public Domain)
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Diane L. Richard - Pre-1913 Vital Records – Challenging and Elusive and Not Necessarily Impossible to Find
The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present:
Diane L. Richard
“Pre-1913 Vital Records – Challenging and Elusive and Not Necessarily Impossible to Find” - A LIVE Webinar 16 January 2015, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
(An encore recording will be presented during a Free Viewing Period: 6-8 February 2015)
Diane L. Richard has been researching the genealogy of her family, her husband's family and client families for over 22 years. She has never lived where any of her family resided and so became adept, early on, at doing remote research into the records of the US, England, Finland and Poland. She has lived in Raleigh, North Carolina (home of the wonderful State Archives of North Carolina) for 15 years and is the principle of Mosaic Research and Project Management.
Title: Diane L. Richard “Pre-1913 Vital Records – Challenging and Elusive and Not Necessarily Impossible to Find”
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
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