Friday, April 10, 2015

1901 Confederate Pension Applications-North Carolina Now Online

North Carolina Digital Collections
1901 Confederate Pension Records

Confederate Pension Application
Mary Ann Hurley, widow of Calvin Hurley. 

Mary Jane applied for the pension on 11 July 1901, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina. At the time of the pension application, Mary Jane was living with her widowed son-in-law Hancel Beaman, and six grandchildren. Her daughter Amy Ann, died in 1897. 

Calvin and Mary Jane were from Montgomery County, North Carolina. He died 6 September 1862, in a hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

April 5 Meeting: Research Strategies – Tracking Your Families

Research Strategies – Tracking Your Families: Susan LeBlanc

Fast, accurate, and efficient research, is essential in compiling your genealogy. Research strategies ensure a well-organized, thorough, documented family history. Look for the least expensive way to obtain the information you need. Determine what you can do at no cost first, and then select which records you want to obtain.

King William Chancery Causes online

King William Chancery Causes, 1868-1913, are now available online at the Library of Virginia." This collection is a rich resource for the experiences of Native Americans and African Americans."

Thursday, March 6, 2014

NGS Announces Live Streaming of the 2014 Family History Conference


Can’t make it to the NGS 2014 Family History Conference? You can still catch two of our tracks from the comfort of your home or office! NGS will stream these tracks live as it happens and you will continue to have access for three months from the end of the conference.

Track One: Records and Research Techniques
Track Two: Virginia Resources and Migration Patterns
Registration deadline for Live Streaming access is 30 April 2014 at midnight. Instructions on how to access the live streaming will be emailed to all registered attendees by 6 May 2014. All registrants will receive an electronic version of the NGS 2014 Family History Conference Syllabus. Registration is discounted for NGS Members.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Virginia Group Meeting, Saturday, March 2, 10 am.

Virginia Group
Saturday March 2, 10:00-12:00

Revolutionary War continued. We'll discuss the root causes for
colonist against colonist violence in South Carolina and experience
the war from a present day British point of view through reenactors on
a PBS documentary.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Mount Hood Family History Conference - March 8-9, 2013

Mount Hood Family History Conference - March 8-9, 2013

Hosted at 12300 SE 312th Ave Boring, OR 97009 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Stephen P. Morse will be the Keynote Speaker for Discover Your Family Family History Conference.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Virginia Group Meeting at the GFO, February 2, 10 am

Revolutionary War, The Southern Campaign

Some of the most critical and successful battles fought during the Revolutionary war happened in the south. Some have called it a civil war as passions ran high between Patriots and Tories sometimes pitting brother against brother.

Do you think you have or may have a revolutionary war ancestor or are you interested in this period in history? If so, join us for the Virginia Group.

Everyone is welcome