Some of SLIG's expert coordinators will be traveling to St. Charles, Missouri to attend the National Genealogical Society's conference, which begins May 13th.
If you are attending, take a look at the topics below to see which ones might interest you. All of them promise to leave you wanting to hear more from them, which you can do by attending SLIG in 2016.
Angie Bush (coordinator for Intermediate to Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques for Genealogical Research):John P. Colletta (coordinator for Writing a Quality Family Narrative)
- W142 Which Test? Which Company?
- F352 Using DNA as a Genealogical Record
- W127 Principles of Good Writing and Good Storytelling
- T207 Seventeen Repositories, One Life: Uncommon Original Sources Portray a 19th Century Prussian Immigrant
- T225 Discovering the REAL Stories of Your Immigrant Ancestors
Michael Hait (coordinator for Solving Problems Like a Professional):
- F326 Researching Online at the Maryland State Archives
- S415 Records of the Slave Claims Commissions
Karen Mauer Jones (coordinator for Research in New York):
- T204 New York Land: Patroonships, Manors, Patents, Rent Wars, & Land
- T224 Records Created by New York's Towns and Cities: Uncommonly Rich Resources
Thomas W. Jones (coordinator for Advanced Genealogical Methods):
- W122 The Genealogical Proof Standard: What It Is and What It Is Not
- T222 Overcoming Surprising Research Barriers: A Case Study
- F321 When Does Newfound Evidence Overturn a Proved Conclusion?
- S452 Five Proven Techniques for Finding Your Ancestor's European Origin
J. Mark Lowe (coordinator for Research in the South):
- T252 Marriages Here, There & Nowhere: Finding Gretna Greens & Borders
- S402 Who Owned the Cow? And Other Common Conundrums: A Reasoning From Evidence Examples
David McDonald (coordinator for Early U.S. Church Records):
- W124 The Draper Manuscripts
- W154 Territorial Papers of the US Inward Ho!
- T201 Transcription, Abstraction & the Records
Judy Russell (coordinator for Corpus Juris: Advanced Legal Concepts for Genealogy):
- T211 Certification: Measuring Yourself Against Standards
- T251 Living with Legal Lingo Through the Records of Missouri's Boone Family
- S403 The Law in Yankee Blue: Federal Military Pensions after the Civil War
- S413 The Law in Confederate Grey: State Military Pensions after the War of Northern Aggression
- W149 Maps! Wonderful Maps!
- F355 Where Would You Go If You Had Five Days in Washington, D.C.?
- S411 Sharing Your Family History
Rick Sayre (co-coordinator for Advanced Research Tools: Land Records):
- S428 Military Bounty Land-As Good As a Pension