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Upcoming Webinars
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Live Webinar with Emily Richardson, May 2024

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present Emily Coffman Richardson’s “Lineage Societies – Choices, Applications and Requirements”. This live Webinar will be available to the public on Wednesday, 1 May 2024, at 7 pm ET.

Recorded Webinar with Helen Leary, Jun 2024

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present Helen F. M. Leary “Tarheels in Your Family Tree?, Part 1 and Part 2”. This recorded Webinar will be freely available to the public from midnight Thursday night through midnight Sunday night (ET), 7-9 Jun 2024.

Recorded Webinar with Craig Scott, Jul 2024

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present Craig Roberts Scott, CG®, FUGA “Pre-Revolutionary Wars and Records”. This recorded Webinar will be freely available to the public from midnight Thursday night through midnight Sunday night (ET), 5-7 Jul 2024.

Past Webinars

Migrations 2: North Carolinians on the Move – Reconstruction and Early 20th Century Migration Webinar Replay

Diane L. Richard, MEng, MBA Throughout history many of those who stepped foot in North Carolina migrated into, across, and out of the state. Reconstruction and the early 20th century accelerated certain types of outmigration from the state. The economic devastation created by the Civil War and the needs of those formerly enslaved to reconnect … Read more . . .

Webinar Registration 2-4 February 2024

Migrations 1: Many Arrive – Early Migration In, Across, and Out of North Carolina Webinar Replay

Diane L Richard, MEng, MBA Many individuals and families migrated into North Carolina, especially in the colonial and pre-Civil War period. Depending on who was immigrating and when, different locales in North Carolina were hot spots for emigrants from abroad either directly or via Virginia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and beyond. As the state developed, resources … Read more . . .

Mysterious Relatives Webinar Replay

Ari Wilkins Every genealogist has that mysterious relative – the ubiquitous ‘cousin’ who was always around with no obvious family connection. As researchers, we cannot figure out who this person is and how they are related to our family. Finding mysterious relatives on a census record; an entry in a family bible; or old letters … Read more . . .

“The Goodliest Soyle”: Finding, Reading, & Interpreting North Carolina Land Records

“The Goodliest Soyle” is the fifth in a series of webinars on North Carolina land, its beginnings as property available for settlement, geographic genealogy, laws, records, and record locations. This webinar focuses on the deeds, the land-grant process, reading the land records, and analyzing the land records.

A Salisbury Diary: Extracting Evidence for Context and Content Webinar Replay

A Salisbury Diary: Extracting Evidence for Context and Content — Presented by Jill Morelli
What is “context” and how can we use it to understand the lives of our ancestors? Learn how to conduct a search for manuscripts and integrate the experiences into the life events of another.

Infrastructure Records of North Carolina and their use in Genealogical Research Webinar Replay

Infrastructure Records of North Carolina and their use in Genealogical Research — Presented by Stewart Dunaway
Infrastructure records consist of roads, bridges, ferry, ordinary and mill records which define the necessary infrastructure to migrate across North Carolina and surrounding states. This presentation will cover the record types and what genealogy information can be found within them.

Courting North Carolina: The Courts of the Tarheel State – Part 2 Webinar Replay

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Our North Carolina ancestors left a treasure trove of records in the courts of their time. Finding the right court and the right records can be a challenge, yet understanding the records of the courts closest to the average citizen is a skill that’s crucial to finding clues to … Read more . . .

Courting North Carolina: The Courts of the Tarheel State – Part 1 Webinar Replay

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Our North Carolina ancestors left a treasure trove of records in the courts of their time. Finding the right court and the right records can be a challenge, yet understanding the records of the courts closest to the average citizen is a skill that’s crucial to finding clues to … Read more . . .

Cherokee Genealogy: The Basics Webinar Replay

Anita Finger-Smith Many people from North Carolina with traditions of Native American ancestry often assume the ancestry was Cherokee. Identifying the tribal communities residing in North Carolina, their geographic location, and their recognition status will help in channeling possible tribal affiliations.If the indicators lean toward Cherokee ancestry, the webinar will demonstrate how Cherokee genealogical research … Read more . . .