Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Conference Saturday Mini Lectures





Friday, 5 April 2013
Speaker
Lecture
Time
Sharon MacInnes
Finding and Understanding Maps - Pennsylvania
4:30-5:30
Carol Petranek
Beyond the Search in FamilySearch - FamilySearch is the world's largest free website. But there is so much more! We will explore the Wiki, online classes, social media sites and communities.
4:30-5:30
Anne Mitchell
Exhaustively Searching on Ancestry.com - Learn how to dig into every nook and cranny on Ancestry.com to find elusive records that you may have missed as well as what has been added to our data collections recently.
4:30-5:30


Saturday, 6 April 2013
Speaker
Lecture
Time
Jim Rannels
Northern Virginia in the Civil War: A Perspective Through the Eyes of Albert Fox - A case study of a Connecticut soldier serving in northern Virginia as told through letters to his mother, and other intriguing discoveries from the Civil War Widows Pension files.
12:00-1:00
Anne Mitchell
Learning how to tune your Ancestry.com search - Learn how to construct a variety of searches for Ancestry.com to quickly find who you are looking for.
12:00-1:00

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Vendor Hall will be open the Public!


Lead by Maia's Genealogy and History Books, there are twenty-four vendors registered for the conference! It is a wonderful genealogical mix of books, software, organizations and more! Be sure to visit each vendor on Saturday! Click on the '2013 Vendor List' tab at the top of the page for the complete listing, a description of each vendor, and links to their websites.
Registered attendees will be given tickets for door prizes from several of the vendors.  
The Conference vendor hall will be open to the public! You do not have to be a registered attendee to visit the Expo. Entrance to it is at no cost.
Click Register for Mr Washington's Neighborhood to register.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Sign up for A Consultation

Click on the Consultations Tab to read about and sign up for an twenty minute consultation on your brick wall with one of our many professional genealogists! Some of our speakers along with several experts will review what you have done and give suggestions on what to do next. Check it out by clicking on the Consultations tab.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Maia's Books Featured in the Vendor Hall

Maia's Genealogy & History Books


Maia's Books & Misc.Maia's Genealogy and History Books will be a mainstay of the Vendor Hall this year. Owner Martha Mercer will have six tables stocked with all manner of genealogy, history, social history, conversation starters and other items of use and interest to genealogists, historians and researchers. Maia's stocks ALL of Heritage Books in print books and cds, in addition to titles by Ancestry, Family Chronicle, GPC, Heritage Productions, many university presses, and more. 

Check out Maia's website for items of interest. Drop a note to her thru her 'Contact Us' link and ask if she can bring any items of interest. Sign up for her mailing list.

Founded in 2003, Maia’s Books exhibits at many local, regional, and national genealogy and history workshops, seminars, and conferences. We are fortunate that she can attend our conference this year.  Be sure to stop by and browse the stacks.

See a current list of all our vendors by clicking on the '2013 Vendor List' tab above. Entrance to the Vendor Hall during the conference is free!

Be sure to register for the conference by clicking the 'Register for Mr Washington's Neighborhood' link to the left.

Friday, February 15, 2013

JAMB Tapes Will Record Conference Sessions

JAMB Tapes
JAMB Tapes, IncorporatedJAMB Tapes, Inc. will record and provide on site duplication of most sessions the Fairfax Genealogical Society’s Annual Spring Conference, April 5-6, 2013. Recording will be on CD media only. Cassettes will be available by order only.  JAMB Tapes, Inc. will sell CD’s for $12.00 each. A full conference set will be available at a reduced price. Recordings of the 2011 and 2012 conference sessions are still available from the JAMB site.

See a current list of all our vendors by clicking on the '2013 Vendor List' tab above. Entrance to the Vendor Hall during the conference is free!

Be sure to register for the conference by clicking the 'Register for Mr Washington's Neighborhood' link to the left.