“Genealogy and the War in Ukraine”by Vera Ivanova Miller

“Genealogy and the War in Ukraine” by Vera Ivanova Miller

The Russian war in Ukraine has caused much worry about the loss of archival records. A small portion of records were scanned before the war started in February. Soon after the war began in February, staff from FamilySearch International stopped scanning Ukrainian archive records. Their work only had started in late spring 2021. Meanwhile Ukrainian[…]Read more

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Genealogical.com Wins NGS Competition for Second Year in a Row

Genealogical.com Wins NGS Competition for Second Year in a Row

We are all smiles at Genealogical.com. Why? At its recently concluded annual conference held in Sacramento, California, the National Genealogical Society announced that the book, How To Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records by Sunny Jane Morton and Harold A. Henderson, had won the 2022 Award for Excellence: Methods & Sources Book Competition.[…]Read more

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Best Genealogy Websites

Family Tree Bestows Best “Big” Genealogy Websites of 2021 Award to Genealogical.com

Genealogy multimedia conglomerate Family Tree Magazine has awarded Genealogical.com “Best “BIG” Genealogy Websites of 2021“. We’re thrilled and humbled to learn that the editors at Family Tree have named Genealogical.com as one of their 101 Best Websites of 2021. Our site was named in the subcategory of “best big genealogy sites.” Here’s what they had[…]Read more

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Genealogies of Virginia Families

Genealogies of Virginia Families [From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography] Available by Individual Volume or Complete Set

From its beginnings in 1893 until the 1950s, the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography devoted considerable space to the publication of genealogical source material. In all, the Magazine published nearly 5,000 pages of compiled genealogies and related source material. In 1981, Genealogical Publishing Company (Genealogical.com) re-arranged the genealogies, so that each is complete in[…]Read more

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Genealogical.com’s 2022/2023 Catalogue

New Biennial Catalogue Available for Download

Genealogical.com’s 2022/2023 Catalogue is now available for downloading. The 32-page catalogue features the newest and most popular books and e-books bearing either the Genealogical Publishing Company or Clearfield Company imprint. The 2022/2023 Catalogue contains descriptions of over 300 titles and includes the following categories: How-To Books and Manuals, General Reference, Census Records, Immigration & Passenger[…]Read more

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National Genealogical Society’s Virtual Conference

Check out the National Genealogical Society’s Virtual Conference

Like most genealogical societies, the National Genealogical Society will be holding its annual conference virtually this year. In fact the 2021 conference is literally days away (May 17-21). Here’s NGS’ vision for this year’s event: “Learn new strategies, resources, records, and techniques to sharpen your family history skills at the National Genealogical Society (NGS) Family[…]Read more

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New England Historic Genealogical Society Bestows Prestigious “Coddington Award of Merit” upon Elizabeth Shown Mills

New England Historic Genealogical Society Bestows Prestigious “Coddington Award of Merit” upon Elizabeth Shown Mills

Earlier this month, the New England Historic Genealogical Society presented Elizabeth Shown Mills with its distinguished Coddington Award of Merit. The award is named after John Insley Coddington, who, after Donald Lines Jacobus, is considered the dean of 20th-century American genealogists. The Codington award recognizes significant accomplishments and contributions in the field. Elizabeth Shown Mills,[…]Read more

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