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NEAGS To Publish Etowah County WWII Book

WWII Poster for War Bonds

NEAGS plans a World War II book for those in Etowah County. The process has JUST begun. All information will be on a new page to be posted NLT Sunday, January 4th, 2015. Another post will be made when the page is ready to go. If you have subscribed to our site, you will automatically receive an email. A notice will also be posted on our Facebook page.

Oh Dear, Jamestown Island Is Sinking

Historic Jamestowne - Jamestown VA

Planned to visit Jamestown Island??? You *STILL* have time. I know of at least one of our NEAGS members who has traced (and documented) her ancestors to Jamestown. Current articles on the Internet are focusing on the political buzzwords “global warming” because the U.S. Interior Secretary visited the Island. The island was hit by hurricane …

Special Meeting Sat. Apr 26 ~ 10:00 AM til Noon

Why? How? What? When?

[pullquote]Open to anyone interested in genealogy.[/pullquote] Share your best information about how you found your ancestor and/or your brick wall, resources you used and what you found.

ALSO… We will have a short course on Excel. Using Excel to build a timeline and
> How to sort information by date, event or source.

PLUS… Also NARA OPA (Online Public Access) & how to use it with the census to locate ancestors, & the power of “Control F ” in research.

Meeting will be held at the Nichols Library in Gadsden at 1 Cabot Ave. Map to library.

Topics for Sat, Mar 22nd Ancestor Swap Meet

J. Mark Lowe

Morning session: Step-by-Step: Locating Your Civil War Ancestors Using a record-based approach, learn to find the basic records of your Civil War Ancestor. A review of basic military records will be presented by following a solider throughout all available records, including Pensions (online and textual). Afternoon session 1: Local Records & Manuscripts By examining a …