Current Genealogy News

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AfriQuest Debut star
Records of African and African American genealogy and history will soon have a free home on the Internet. The AfriQuest database (, which will premier in January of 2008, will make it easy for anyone to search for, and share, documents and photos.

Afriquest Officially Launches Website star
After a successful beta period, Afriquest (, the free online database for records of African and African American genealogy and history, will officially launch on Saturday, February 28. It is FREE!

Eastman´s Genealogy News star[offsite link]
Dick Eastman´s genealogy news page

Exploring Your Roots Cruise star
Genealogy Cruises are fast becoming the new way to attend genealogical conferences. The genealogy cruise has the speakers and lectures that we are use to; but also adds the wonderful food and relaxation a cruise can give.

FamilySearch Labs Updating It’s Websites star is a familiar genealogical internet site that many of us have used. Familysearch has another website that many are just now hearing about. It is FREELY providing databases on this site. This site is Come learn more about it!

Federation of Genealogical Societies star[offsite link]
FGS calender that lists US conferences for the 2006 year. These conferences are a great learning experience for both the beginner and the advanced genealogist!

FGS 2012 Conference star
The Federation of Genealogical Societies will be having their 2012 conference in Birmingham, Alabama on August 29-September 1, 2012. This year’s theme is ”Indians, Squatters, Settlers and Soldiers in the "Old Southwest" and will be hosted by the Alabama Genealogical Society! Come learn more!

FGS Genealogy Conference 2010 star
The Federation of Genealogical Societies invites you to the 2010 FGS Conference in Knoxville, TN. The theme this year is "Rediscoering American's First Frontier"! Come join the fun, learn and network with other genealogists.

Genealogy Merit Badge star
The Boy Scouts have new requirements for their Genealogy Merit Badge.

Genealogy Today star[offsite link]
This is a great site for research. Genealogy Today has a link to current Genealogy News going on in the world today.

Honoring Our Ancestor´s Events Calender star[offsite link]
Calender of various Genealogy Society´s events.

National Genealogy Society star[offsite link]
The NGS News Updates

One World - One Family Conference Announced star
One World-One Family, Discover Your Family Roots announced their conference by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Kitchener Ontario Stake). Registration can be done online. Come learn more!

RootsTech 2011 star
RootsTech had a conference in Salt Lake City, Utah this week, bringing Genealogy and Technology together.

SC African Historical Records To Be Online star
Lowcountry Africana and The South Carolina Department of Archives and History today announced plans to digitize and publish freely online more than 25,000 historic documents of interest to researchers of African American genealogy and history.

Sheri McNeil Savory Civil War Tour Announced star
Sheri McNeil Savory just released details of her upcoming Civil War Tour hosted by Ken Burns and Tauck World Discovery! Details on the pricing and registration can be found on Sheri’s website, Stars Publishing, LLC.

Thanks to ISFHWE “Excellence in Writing” Judges! star
The International Society of Family History Writers & Editors recently announced the winners of the 2016 “Excellence in Writing” competition. We were very thankful for those who volunteered many hours in reading and judging the submissions. Come learn more!

TN Genealogical Society's Educational Programs star
Tennessee Genealogical Society is hosting a FREE Educational Program this Fall 2010 and many other classes. Check it Out....

Unlocking the Vault Review star
This is a review of the article “Unlocking the Vault: Conversion to Digital Records is Progressing” written by Brittany Karford.

Wholly Genes Genealogical Cruise star
Summer is soon upon us, and now most of us are in the pre-planning stages of deciding our vacations. A new trend in the genealogy world is taking a genealogical cruise. Wholly Genes Cruise is a great way to combine fun, genealogy, education and networking all in one fun filled vacation!

Your Cat´s DNA !!! star[offsite link]
DNA analysis reveals house cat´s origins. I thought this was a fun article about a cat´s family history!!!

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