The Birmingham African-American Genealogy Study Group (BAAGSG), a special interest group of the Birmingham Genealogical Society, meets the second Sunday of each month (ex. May and November) in the Arrington Auditorium at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library. Guests are welcome!
Next meeting: Sunday, September 9th at 3 p.m.
Meeting Place: Birmingham Central Library, Arrington Auditorium
Topic: Using Process of Elimination in Your Search for Ancestors
Instructor: Donald Debrow
From our friends at the Alabama Genealogical Society:
AGS Fall Seminar 2012
The Alabama Genealogical Society Fall Seminar will be Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 A.M.- 1:45 P.M. at the Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130. The speaker is Robert Scott Davis, Jr. The title of the program is Three Anniversaries. The lecture topics will be: 1. War of 1812 Era Research, 2. The Basics of Researching a Civil War Ancestor, 3. World War I Research and Other Military Records After the St. Louis Fire.
Seminar Fee: $40.00 for non-members and $35.00 for members.
Lunch is available for those who register by October 11, 2012.
For addition information please go to http://www.algensoc.org/main/seminars.html
or e-mail Yvonne Crumpler at firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Vice President
Alabama Genealogical Society
Hurray! He wants to put more records online.
Link to the al.com article here:
Did you miss seeing Yvonne and Liz on Fox6 Tuesday morning talking about the FGS conference and genealogy? Fox6 now has the video online:
Please come by and see us in the Exhibit Hall (East Exhibit Hall at the BJCC). You do not have to be a registered conference participant to access the Exhibit Hall. The vendors and societies participating are numerous… and LOTS of special “conference only” deals from the vendors (book vendors, software vendors, genealogical websites). This is the last day of FGS 2012 and the Exhibit Hall will be open until 3pm.
Hope to see you there!
Search all U.S. Censuses free
From August 29th through September 3rd, Ancestry.com is opening all of its U.S. census records (1790 – 1940) – FREE. Go to www.ancestry.com/census to learn more and start searching.
Take a trip back in time
Go beyond searching your family’s true story in the census records and see what your own life could have been like as an adult in 1940 with the Ancestry.com Time Machine. Our interactive, time-travel experience requires just a handful of information provided by you. And in return, you get a custom video featuring YOU in 1940. While it’s not genealogy, it is high-tech fun. Create your own video and share it with your friends and family. And encourage them to create their own at www.ancestry.com/TimeMachine.
Legacy Family Tree Webinars are offered by Millenia Corporation, makers of the family tree software, Legacy Family Tree. The next FREE webinar is August 29, 2012 given by Judy G. Russell, CG, on “Building a Family Tree from Circumstantial Evidence.” You can register for the webinar here. I recommend registering even if the time is not convenient as the webinars are available as FREE recorded sessions after the live event for several days.
Other upcoming and previously recorded webinars can be found here.