The Ohio Genealogical Society has opened up registration for its 2019 Conference in Mason, Ohio this coming May. I am giving two traditional one-hour lectures, as well as teaching a two-hour workshop that will allow us to go more in-depth with those particular collections.
News, tips, and reviews of relevance and interest to genealogists.
These three brothers served in Europe during the war. None appeared to be career military before or after the war. So each Flanagan brother should have registered for the draft. Try as I might, I could not find a draft registration card for the oldest brother Michael Flanagan.
I finished reading a book today that I want to recommend to anyone who is researching their U.S. World War I ancestors, including females. Although short (95 pages) the book is jam-packed with information about record collections, repositories, and search strategies.
I had the pleasure recently of joining my colleague genealogy educator Amy Johnson Crow on her new podcast, Generations Cafe, to share some of my key tips for researching Mexican ancestry.
While doing last minute preparation on Sunday for my final lecture that the Texas State Genealogical Society’s excellent conference in San Antonio, I noticed a new feature on FamilySearch. They have rolled out an easier more direct way to access those unlinked (non-indexed, non-searchable, browsable-only) digitized collections.