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

Florida State Genealogical Society 2017 Spring VIRTUAL Conference

Join the Florida Genealogical Society for our first Virtual Conference– a way for you to renew your genealogy research skills without having to leave home. The conference will be presented via GoToWebinar. Attendees will be able to attend the “live” presentation or listen tothe recorded video which will be available to registered attendees only, for a period of 2 weeks after the conference.

What you will get:

• Viewing “live” or attend via recording up to 2 weeks after the conference.

• Door Prizes throughout the day.

• 5 hours of lectures by noted genealogy presenters.

1. Lisa Louise Cooke – Update: Google! Everything New That You Need to Know for Genealogy

2. Donna Moughty – Finding the Women in Your Family Tree

3. Ginger R Smith, MLS – How to Use to Optimize Your DNA Testing Experience

4. Victor S Dunn, CG – Deed Books: More Than Just Land Records

5. Mary Kircher Roddy – FamilyBrowse: Finding Unindexed Records on FamilySearch

Cost: FSGS Members: $35.00; Non-Members: $40.00

For more information and registration go to