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Journal Jottings, January 2018

By Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Happy New Year everyone!  May your genealogical journey in 2018 be bountiful and enjoyable. Contribution Spotlight I always encourage your submissions to the Journal. In the last issue of Journal Jottings we talked about how you can contribute photos. In this issue, I spotlight a type of … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, November 2017

By Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Happy fall everyone! To help everyone enjoy this delightful time of year, and in preparation for Thanksgiving and beyond, this issue is short and sweet! Contribution Spotlight I am always encouraging your submissions for the Journal. In the last issue of Journal Jottings we talked about how … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, May 2017

By Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Soon after you read this issue of Journal Jottings, we’ll be busy with the NGS 2017 conference in Raleigh. As part of the local host committee, one of my responsibilities is the Exhibit Hall. I’d love to meet readers of the Journal. When not giving talks, I … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, March 2017

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Hopefully, as you read this, you’ve had a chance to enjoy Volume 43, Number 1 (February 2017) of the North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal. The contents include WWI Red Cross, School, Church, T&C, Insane Asylum, Ledger, Insolvent, Road Jury, Divorce, and Poorhouse records covering the 1780s through … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, January 2017

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Putting Down Roots: Grounding Your Ancestors in Time and Place The NCGS Spring Workshop, “Putting Down Roots: Grounding Your Ancestors in Time and Place”, will be held 25 February 2017 in Gastonia, North Carolina. I will be presenting a journal-related lecture, “NCGS Journal Gems.” The following description … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, November 2016

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org How Did Your North Carolinian Ancestors Serve During WWI? In 2017 we will be celebrating the 100-year anniversary of World War I. Was your ancestor in the military or National Guard in WWI? Were they Red Cross members? Did they purchase war bonds or savings stamps? Did … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, September 2016

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org Volume 42, Number 3, of the NCGS Journal is Now Available We are pleased to announce that volume 42, number 3, of the NCGS Journal is now available digitally and possibly, by the time you read this column, NCGS members will have received their print copy. Thanks … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, July 2016

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org No Lazy Days of Summer for your Journal Team These might be considered the lazy days of summer, but your journal team is hard at work!  We have already started compiling the next issue of the NCGS Journal using content transcribed by you – the journal-transcribers cadre! … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, May 2016

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org By the time you read this, the NCGS Journal, volume 42, number 2, will be at the printers and hopefully posted to the NCGS website. Transcribers Needed Though there is a cadre of dedicated transcribers who have been doing a wonderful job, more are always needed. Recent … Read more . . .

Journal Jottings, March 2016

by Diane L. Richard, NCGS Journal Editor, journaleditor@ncgenealogy.org The first issue of volume 42 of the NCGS Journal was sent to the printers at the end of January and was simultaneously posted to the NCGS website. The print copy is probably in your hands. Thanks again to all who helped, especially the proofreaders who stepped … Read more . . .