The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall has been on display in Gadsden since May 11th and will be here through May 15th.  If you haven’t done so already, I suggest you visit.  I stopped by Saturday and was deeply touched seeing all the names of those who sacrificed their lives.  I found […]

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NEAGS Spring Seminar 2017

NEAGS Spring Seminar 2017

NEAGS Spring Seminar 2017 The NEAGS Spring Seminar 2017 will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 8:30 am– 3:00 pm at the Gadsden Senior Activity Center, 623 Broad Street (Rear Entrance), Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The esteemed Robert “Bob” Davis, director of the Genealogy department at Wallace State Community College, will be our featured speaker.  He earned a Master of […]

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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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