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New Royal Lines (including Meghan Markle’s) in Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants

The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States (RD 900), the long-awaited opus by Gary Boyd Roberts of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, covers literally hundreds of genealogical connections between the European, British, and American people. The 900 immigrants in question—actually 970 (925 to the U.S., 45 […]

Why the Revised Third Edition of EVIDENCE EXPLAINED, by Elizabeth Shown Mills is a Must-Have for your Book Shelf

Revised Third Edition of EVIDENCE EXPLAINED, by Elizabeth Shown Mills Now Available Purchasers of Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards should also acquire another standard reference work from Elizabeth Shown Mills, the  Revised Third Edition of her indispensable book, Evidence Explained. Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace. When it comes citation and analysis of historical […]

HUGE SALE ON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN QUAKER GENEALOGY

Sale price expires at 11:59 PM, EST, Thursday, May 17, 2018 (please scroll down to view on-sale items and pricing) Inexperienced researchers sometimes make uninformed decisions about Quaker ancestry. For example, one might assume that if he/she or one’s parents are not members of the Society of Friends now, they must not have Quaker ancestry. […]

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Forensic Genealogy Explained in PROGEN PPS

“A forensic genealogist,” according to Michael S. Ramage,  J.D., CG, “is one who applies genealogical knowledge, methods, and standards to legal problems and proceedings.” Mr. Ramage, who is himself a forensic  genealogist and has written the chapter on his specialization for the new book, Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, […]

MORE NEW & EXCITING SPRING RELEASES

Announcing new spring releases! Read below for details. Warwick County, Virginia Court Records, 1782-1843 By Richard Dunn Warwick County, which merged with the city of Warwick in 1952, was one of Virginia’s original shires upon its creation in 1634. (The name changed from Warwick River County to simply Warwick County in 1642-1643.) Transcriber Richard Dunn […]

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Book Signing by Elizabeth Mills at Genealogical.com Booth at NGS 2018

Come and get your copy of the new and groundbreaking Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) signed by editor Elizabeth Shown Mills at the GSC 2018! The 2018 National Genealogical Society Conference takes place at the Devos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from May 2-5, 2018. If you are planning to attend, please stop by the Genealogical.com exhibit […]

Problem Analysis from Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards

In last week’s issue of “Genealogy Pointers,” we announced the publication of the all-new Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills and written by a new generation of genealogical educators.) This important publication represents an entirely new guide to the profession of genealogy–offering fresh insights and new specialties, grounded […]

NEW RELEASE | PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGY: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS)

Announcing the All-New . . . PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGY. Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) Elizabeth Shown Mills, Editor In 2001 twenty-three genealogists collaborated to produce the first-ever textbook outlining professional standards and practices in the discipline of genealogy. Edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, the groundbreaking Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers & […]

Still More Valuable Genealogy Tips from The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. 4th Edn.

We are continuing to share some of Val  Greenwood’s time-tested advice from the new 4th edition of his Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. Following are Mr. Greenwood’s suggestions concerning the  uses and importance of land records for genealogists. We believe our readers will recognize from these tips why The Researcher’s Guide continues to be the […]

Visit Us at the NGS Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 2-5!

The 2018 National Genealogical Society Conference takes place at the Devos Place Convention Center, from May 2-5, 2018. If you are planning to attend, please stop by the Genealogical.com exhibit (Booth #134). The conference as a whole is a learning extravaganza, with classes every day on best research practices, breaking technological developments for your computer, […]