Mark Your Calendars for the Spring Seminar

Mark Your Calendars for the Spring Seminar

Mark Your Calendars for the Spring Seminar March 25, 2017 Mark Your Calendars for the Spring Seminar.  In case you haven’t heard, the Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society will hold our annual Spring Seminar on March 25, 2017, from 9 am to 3 pm.  Our featured speaker will be Professor Robert “Bob” Davis.  Professor Davis is […]

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Welcome 2017

Welcome 2017

Welcome 2017 Happy New Year everyone!  Time for fresh starts and new adventures.  If you are just beginning your genealogy journey or have dabbled in it but given up, the new year is the perfect time to jump-start your genealogy research. Records Galore! If you have never visited the Nichols Library, you don’t know what […]

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Closed for the Holidays!

Closed for the Holidays!

  First of all, I would like to thank Lynda Peach for such outstanding service as the site administrator.  She has done a wonderful job of maintaining the website and has contributed so much.   I would also like to thank everyone who has welcomed me as the new site administrator. December meeting and Christmas […]

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Welcome a New Site Administrator

Welcome a New Site Administrator

It has been my honor to serve as the NEAGS web site administrator for several years. But it is time for me to step down and I am so happy to introduce April Ozbilgin as the new site administrator. I’ll still be around and hope to add some new information to the site. Please say […]

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What Alabama Data is on Ancestry.com

What Alabama Data is on Ancestry.com

Did you know that you can access Ancestry.com at Nichols Library?

People tend to think that Ancestry is all about Family Trees or finding an ancestor in a census. Both of those are there & the census access is valuable. Ancestry has upgraded their view of the census several times and if you have not looked at one in several years, you might well be surprised at the improvement. Family Trees — well, those are put on by “just folks” and I’ll address using those with care in a separate post.

You will be astonished to see the number of read data records, collections, books, etc. on Alabama. PLUS, there is an easy way to obtain all the records related to a specific Alabama county.

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