Saturday, July 9, 2011

Who Do You Think You Are? – Events for Genealogy Societies

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Saturday, July 16, 2011
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Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies. This week host FGS Director Drew Smith of The Genealogy Guys Podcast will interview special guest Rebecca M. Hill, Head Librarian, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, OH about a local version of Who Do You Think You Are? event recently held at the Center.


Rebecca M. Hill
Head Librarian
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Rebecca Baker Hill is head librarian of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio. She has been employed at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center since 1984. She is a founding member of the Seneca County Genealogical Society, a lifetime member of the Wilson, New York Historical Society, a member of the Sandusky County Genealogical Society, and a former trustee and Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Her interest in genealogy developed in the early 1970s. From 1978-1998 she performed research for those interested in ancestors who lived in Seneca, Wyandot, Crawford, and Sandusky counties in Ohio.


FGS 2011 Speaker of the Week

Each week up until the FGS 2011 Conference, look for a special appearance by a speaker during which time they'll discuss their presentations at the conference.

Paula Stuart-Warren

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, is a Certified Genealogist working full-time in genealogical and historical research, lecturing, consulting, and writing. Her expertise is widely known and respected. Her lectures are informative, educational, and lively. Each lecture is accompanied by an extensive handout with both online and offline resources. Paula has researched at the National Archives, Family History Library, Minnesota Historical Society, Wisconsin Historical Society, and many other repositories across the U.S. Since 1997 she has been a Course Coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, lectured at National Genealogical Society and Federation of Genealogical Societies conferences since 1993, and in 29 states and Canada for many types of groups.

A former officer of the Association of Professional Genealogists and former board member of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, she is a member and volunteer in historical and genealogical organizations. Currently she is President of the Northland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and co-chair of the 2011 FGS Conference being held in Springfield, Illinois.

She has written for Ancestry Magazine, FGS Forum, NGS Magazine, New England Ancestors, Minnesota Genealogist, and is editor of FGS Conference News Blog and Paula’s Genealogical Eclectica. Her articles and lectures focus on unusual resources, manuscripts, methodology, analyzing records, Midwest, and Native Americans. She is descended from eight ancestral countries and has connections to many U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

FGS 2011 Conference Appearances

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 2:00-3:00pm
    Publicity for Society Events: Simply Supercharged
    Focus on Societies: Program
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 5:00-6:00pm
    Operational Manual or Handbook: Guidelines at Your Volunteers' Fingertips
    Focus on Societies: Organization
  • Saturday, September 10, 2011, 9:30-10:30am
    Researching Midwestern and Plains States American Indians
    Beginnings and Beliefs
  • Saturday, September 10, 2011, 2:00-3:00pm
    Indian Princess or Native Heritage? Tradition or Fact?
    Beginnings and Beliefs


Society Spotlight

This week's Society Spotlight features the Ohio Genealogical Society.

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the United States. Its mission is to meet the educational needs of its members and the general public through the acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of genealogical and historical information.


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