Sep 23: A Virtual Genealogy Conference at a Great Price!

With the summer vacation over, it’s time to return to our genealogy research. To help you “Get In The Groove,” four speakers will help you get Back 2 Research via an online genealogy conference!

WHEN:  Saturday, September 23, 2018

8:30 am – 4 pm (CST)


For those unable to attend the conference live, replays of the presentations and panel discussion will be available until October 23rd, 2017. The chat features will not be accessible on the replay.


  • Desperately Seeking Susan: Finding Female Ancestors
  • Which Charles is Which? Separating Same Name Individuals
  • Using FamilySearch More Effectively
  • Bankruptcy to Equity: Using Federal Court Records
Presenters include Amy Johnson Crow, Melissa Finlay, Devon Noel Lee, and Michael L Strauss.


After these four hours of instructions, the speakers will convene for a final panel discussion to answer your questions LIVE! It will be a great day of education and entertainment.


The live conference and 30-day replay cost $15.

Support Local Societies AND Hurricane Harvey Relief:

25% of each ticket sold is given to The Humble Area Genealogical Society (THAGS), a local organization in Texas, to further its mission.  Support their fundraiser and learn great research tips in the process! Additionally, a part of the proceeds will be donated directly to THAGS members who suffered devastating losses in the recent hurricane.

For More Information and Conference Line-Up:


Disclosure: The Family History Fanatics are managing this conference to enable THAGS to focus on promoting the conference. If you’d like to learn more about how the Family History Fanatics can coordinate an eConference for your local society, then email

Annual Free Great Family Search Conference in Plano Texas October 14

Great Family Search Conference

Don’t miss the free annual Great Family Search Conference coming this fall. Perfect your skills, share ideas, gather resources.

Classes for all levels of genealogical research skill from beginner to advanced, and even classes entirely in Spanish. See the Class Schedule  and see the list of presenters for this year’s Conference.

This annual free event is sponsored by the Plano & Richardson Texas Family History Centers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They welcome all interested parties, regardless of religious affiliation.

Be sure to download the registration form (under “Forms” tab). Fill it out and submit it as soon as possible to reserve your space.

The conference does fill to capacity! Don’t delay your free registrations!