I will be presenting 2 lectures at The Genealogy Event in New York City next month. In addition to presenting I will also be sitting in the expert lounge helping people with various genealogy questions. Come by, check it out, and have a great time learning.
You can see a detailed schedule for Friday and Saturday on the website. In addition, there will be a 3rd day dedicated to genetic genealogy, DNA Day. Tickets are now on sale on the website and there are a variety of ticket options available.
My sessions are shown below and will be presented on Friday October 17th. Make sure to say hi if you will be there!
3:15PM – 4:00PM
Tips for a Successful Lineage Society Application
It is the goal of many people to prove they were descended from a truly unique individual. They
may have fought in a war, been a pioneer, or part of an elite group. Whatever their connection
to history, membership in a lineage society is a great way to show off your research as well as
your hard work and dedication to finding that family line. Learn ways to successfully pull
together a society application that will be accepted!
4:15PM – 5:00PM
A Genealogist’s Guide to Heraldry
The thought of heraldry conjures images of noble ancestors from long ago, dashing knights and
grand banners but what is it really? In this presentation learn about heraldry, its historical uses,
who can display heraldic arms (as well as why many genealogists shouldn’t) and how it can help