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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.

Genealogy & Halloween

A Genealogy Tree At Halloween. Boo!

An Idea for YOUR Genealogy & Halloween

Write a memory or several memories of going Trick or Treatin’ when you were a child. If the memory is a good one & your children or grandchildren are small, share the memory with them. NOW!

If the memory is not so wonderful, write it anyway and share with your children or older grandchildren.

For A Genealogy Halloween Story example, click on the Read More…

When Alabama Required Vital Records To Be Recorded

An old record.

Vital Records are so important in genealogical research. It helps to know when the state began to require record Birth, Marriage, and Death to be recorded. Be aware that a death record does NOT mean that death certificate was required or recorded. In Alabama, the years are: Birth – 1908 | Marriage – 1936 | …

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 …