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Weekly Tip: Finding Genealogy in Unlikely Places: The USDA Agricultural Library

Weekly Tip: Finding Genealogy in Unlikely Places: The USDA Agricultural Library

Learning about our farming ancestors can mean looking in non-genealogical collections for information from their time period that would tell us more about what farming was like.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library has books, manuscript collections and digital collections that can help fill in the information about your farming ancestor. Our ancestors faced many battles in their lives as they farmed their land, insects, drought, tools, obtaining seeds, selling their crops, etc. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Research Tips

Meet the Atlanta Family History Expo Bloggers of Honor

Meet the Atlanta Family History Expo Bloggers of Honor

* * We are pleased to announce the Bloggers of Honor for the Atlanta Family History Expo, November 12-13, 2010. * Our Bloggers of Honor provide information and updates about the Expo to members of the genealogy community. They help us make each Expo a virtual event by sharing on Twitter, Facebook and blogs about the sessions, Expo news, exhibitors and more. If you’re attending the Expo, stop by the Beacon of Bloggers in the Exhibit Hall and meet … Read entire article »

Filed under: Family History Education

Learn the Tech to Trace Your Roots: California Family History Expo

Learn the tech to trace your roots at the California Family History Expo, October 8-9 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, California. “Family History Expos can be a beacon in a dark sea of confusing documents and information,” founder and president Holly Hansen said. “We want to be a guiding light.” The Expo begins at 8 a.m. on Friday with a keynote address by Beau Sharbrough. Houston native and graduate of Texas A&M, Beau is presently self‐employed, maintains the RootsWorks.com website and is the author of Gene’s Anniversary Scrapbook. He was the founder of the FGS and GENTECH web sites, former president of GENTECH, Product Manager at Ancestry.com and VP of Content at Footnote.com. “He is an amazing speaker and we can’t wait for him to open the show,” Hansen … Read entire article »

Filed under: Expo News, Press Releases

Karen Ann Jepson

Karen Ann Jepson

We at Family History Expos want to express our sadness at the passing of Karen Ann Jepson and extend our best to her family for their loss. She was a joy to work with and will be missed not only by our staff but all who have enjoyed her presence at our events. We will remember her for her gift of music, her testimony, and her love for family history. You can read Karen’s obituary on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Friends of FHExpos

Meet our Bloggers of Honor for the California Family History Expo

Meet our Bloggers of Honor for the California Family History Expo

We are very excited to introduce you to our Bloggers of Honor for the California Family History Expo.  Our Bloggers report on all things Expo related, from the vendors they meet to the classes they attend. Check out their blogs for some great genealogical reading! Elizabeth O’Neal Little Bytes of Life The Graveyard Rabbit of the California Central Coast Craig Manson Geneablogie Sheri Fenley The Educated Genealogist Leah Allen The Internet Genealogist Stay tuned as we announce the names … Read entire article »

Filed under: Expo News

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