VGA Hangouts: Create Your Own Locality Guide

VGA Hangouts is an opportunity to “hangout” with other VGA members while working on your own family tree! When: Saturday, January 6th, 2024 at 11:00am EasternTopic: Create Your Own Locality Guide VGA Members can find the Zoom Registration Link in the Upcoming Webinars area of the Members Center. Optional preparation…

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“Ten Awesome Things You Can Do on WikiTree” by Connie Davis

Webinar: Ten Awesome Things You Can Do on WikiTreeSpeaker: Connie DavisWhen: Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 11:00am Eastern Program Description:WikiTree is one of genealogy’s most underrated websites. WikiTree provides numerous opportunities to contribute, learn, and participate. In this webinar, we will explore ten features of WikiTree including how to incorporate DNA, share your…

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VGA Book Club – November 2023

Join host, Sunny Morton, as VGA Members discuss the book: How to Archive Family Keepsakes by Denise May Levenick. VGA Book Club will be discussing this book at our next meeting on Tuesday, November 21st, 2023 at 7:00pm EST. VGA Members can find the registration link in the Upcoming Webinars…

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VGA Conference “Scandalous Ancestors: Tracking Colorful Family Members” by Jessica Trotter

Webinar: Scandalous Ancestors: Tracking Colorful Family MembersSpeaker: Jessica TrotterWhen: November 5th, 2023 at 6:00pm Eastern Program Description:This session provides ideas for tracing “scandalous” ancestors including international examples and a case study featuring an unreliable ancestor with a research story that began in 1860s Detroit and ends in Logan County, Illinois. The idea of…

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VGA Conference “Leveraging Freedom of Information Laws to Procure Novel Records” by Alec Ferretti

Webinar: Leveraging Freedom of Information Laws to Procure Novel RecordsSpeaker: Alec FerrettiWhen: November 5th, 2023 at 5:00pm Eastern Program Description:This lecture will explain Freedom of Information Laws, and what genealogists can do with them. A variety of jurisdictions and case studies will be discussed. Speaker Bio:Alec Ferretti is a New-York-City-based professional genealogist, who…

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