Monthly archives: January, 2014

What *IS* a Genealogy Swap Meet?

The “Swap Meet” provides LEARNING opportunities. People who love to do genealogy also LOVE to share genealogy. The “Swap Meet” is NEAGS’ way of SHARING information & knowledge not only to our community but state-wide for a day of focused activity. The “Swap Meet” is a way of MEETING new people who have like interests — perhaps in the …

2014 Ancestor Swap Meet

Action Needed Now

150th Anniversary of the Civil War

NEAGS Ancestor Swap Meet 2014

Whether our ancestors word Blue or Gray, their DNA runs deep within us. Please join the NEAGS as we remember our ancestors and the lives they lived during this terrible time in the history of our nation.

Saturday, March 22nd, 9am – 3pm at the Senior Center, 623 Broad St., Gadsden, AL.
Guest speaker, Mark Lowe.

Friday, March 21st, 6pm – 9pm at the Pitman Theater, Gadsden, AL, a “Memorial Dinner Theater”.

Registration Form & Flyer (updated Jan 22nd, 3:05pm CST) under Nav Menu above.

Due to bad weather, extending Dinner Reservation Deadline to March 15th.

 NOTE for Friday evening: The seating for the Dinner Theater on Friday evening is limited. Get your registration in soon to ensure your seat.
NOTE for Saturday morning: The Gadsden Public Library is once again providing coffee, orange juice, and donuts. Smile .

Any Virginia Ancestors? Unless this Bill passes, it is going to get harder to get court records

Action Needed Now

I have Virginia ancestors? So do a LOT of people doing genealogy research. Judy G. Russell who does the excellent The Legal Genealogist blog posted today, 15-Jan-2014, titled “Virginia call to arms“. It’s another one of those wonderful actions that a state can do to fix one problem and instead REALLY screw the researching genealogist or historian. …

New Civil War Research Page

U.S. & Confederate Flags.

Researching America’s Civil War, 1861-1865 Did you know that California was part of the Union? Do you know states were known as the “Border States”?  Do you know that Native Americans fought as well? Do you know which side? Have you been unable to find data on your Civil War soldier? A new Civil War …