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Saturday at PGSA – The Liber Mortuorum

On Saturday at the Polish Genealogical Society of America Conference, Dr. Małgorzata Nowaczyk presented a seminar on the Liber Mortuorum or the Book of Deaths, a register written in Latin containing details of all deaths in a Polish parish. In addition … Continue reading

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Friday at the Polish Genealogical Society of America Conference

Friday was a busy day at the Polish Genealogical Society of America Conference, despite the fact that the sessions didn’t officially begin until 4 PM. I attended four sessions: Hands-On Approach to Learning the Cyrillic Alphabet, Genetics and Genealogy, The … Continue reading

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Bridges to the Past

The Bridges to the Past Conference of the Polish Genealogical Society of America begins on Friday, September 28, 2007 in Schaumburg, Illinois (just outside of Chicago). The conference includes twenty sessions over three days and over 200 people are expected to attend. … Continue reading

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My First Genealogy Conference and Its Aftermath

I’m hoping to attend this year’s Annual Conference of the Polish Genealogical Society (PGSA) from September 28-30, 2007. I’ve attended the PGSA’s Annual Conference every year for the past several years and can credit what I learned at past conferences to helping me … Continue reading

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The United Polish Genealogical Societies Conference – 2008

The 2008 conference of the United Polish Genealogical Societies has been announced. The conference will be held in Salt Lake City from April 18-21, 2008. The conference organizers are writing a blog at http://upgs.wordpress.com to communicate details about the conference, introduce the speakers, … Continue reading

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Megan and Me at Jamboree

I don’t have much time to blog today, but here’s a photo of Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak with me at the Southen California Genealogy Jamboree a week ago. Megan and I talked for a bit and she tried to convince me to … Continue reading

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Sunday at Jamboree 2007 – Publishing Your Family History

The final session I attended at Jamboree 2007 was a panel discussion on Publishing Your Family History with experts Jim McNamara, Loretto (Lou) Dennis Szucs, and Tom Underhill. Jim McNamara has a background in technical writing and is the British … Continue reading

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Sunday at Jamboree 2007 – Suzanne Russo Adams

Suzanne Russo Adams, AG®, the Professional Services Desk Manager for the Generations Network, presented a lecture on “Getting the Most from Ancestry.com”, based on George Morgan’s recently published book The Official Guide to Ancestry.com. Suzanne Russo Adams at Jamboree 2007 George’s book … Continue reading

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Sunday at Jamboree 2007 – Susan Kitchens

Susan Kitchens attended the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree as an exhibitor, showing attendees how to record oral family histories using digital tools. Susan Kitchens and Her Mother at Jamboree 2007 Susan is a prolific blogger who maintains at least three blogs: … Continue reading

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Sunday at Jamboree 2007 – Leland Meitzler

The last lecture I attended in the morning at Jamboree 2007 was “Finding the Women in Your Pedigree” presented by Leland Meitzler. Leland Meitzler at Jamboree 2007 I was a few minutes late getting to Leland Meitzler’s lecture and couldn’t find an empty … Continue reading

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