Tag Archives: Genealogy Society

Dale’s Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum, Maggie Valley – North Carolina Thursdays August 27, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Maggie Valley, Haywood County. There were some places that looked interesting. I went with Dale’s Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum – https://wheelsthroughtime.com/. I thought it was a nice … Continue reading

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Rush Wray Museum, John Wesley McElroy House, and Yancey County History Association, Burnsville – North Carolina Thursdays August 20, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Burnsville, Yancey County. There were some places that sounded interesting. I went with Rush Wray Museum, John Wesley McElroy House, and Yancey County History Association – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wesley_McElroy_House. I thought … Continue reading

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Caldwell Heritage Museum, Lenoir – North Carolina Thursdays August 13, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Lenoir, Caldwell County. There were some locations that sounded interesting. I went with Caldwell Heritage Museum – https://www.triphobo.com/places/lenoir-united-states/caldwell-historical-museum. I thought it was a good choice for this week’s … Continue reading

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Alleghany Historical Museum, Sparta – North Carolina Thursdays August 6, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Sparta, Alleghany County. There were some places that stood out. I went with Alleghany Historical Museum. I thought it was a good choice for this week’s North Carolina … Continue reading

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First Time Back at the Genealogy Society in Months – June 27, 2020

Think it was early March the last time the society was open regular hours. They started opening for people who needed access a while back on as needed basis. They went with opening two hours/day on the days we are … Continue reading

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FGS goes virtual — The Legal Genealogist

Final Federation of Genealogical Societies conference online COVID19 has claimed another in-person victim — this time, the planned 2020 conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, scheduled for 2-5 September 2020, in Kansas City. That’s the bad news, and it’s … Continue reading

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Interesting Find in Wichita Marriage Certificates Today at MHGS – February 29, 2020

In this post, Well Done Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society – January 4, 2020, I congratulated MHGS for finishing the 210,000 marriage record scans. The work is under way to index each of the volumes. They have been using a … Continue reading

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Transparency Report Shows Ancestry.com Rejected a Warrant Demanding Access to Its DNA Database – Techdirt February 6, 2020

Thank you to the IT person at Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society (MHGS) for bringing this article to my attention – “Transparency Report Shows Ancestry.com Rejected a Warrant Demanding Access to Its DNA Database” https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200205/12251843861/transparency-report-shows-ancestrycom-rejected-warrant-demanding-access-to-dna-database.shtml. From the article, it sounds … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Mailing Lists to Be Discontinued March 2, 2020

I received this e-mail not quite an hour ago; administrators can save the e-mails in their list before March 2nd: Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to … Continue reading

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Well Done Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society – January 4, 2020

Disclaimer: I am a life member of MHGS and was Board Secretary for a period a few years back. I received my monthly newsletter from Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society (MHGS) a couple of days ago. Here’s the link to … Continue reading

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