The virtual conference has ended.

 

Thank you to all our generous supporters. It was an honor to provide this educational content to you.

Thank you to all our wonderful speakers. We appreciate your generosity and hard work to provide this content.

Origins & Destinations      #origins2020MGC

Available for the Entire Month of April to our 
Registered Seminar Attendees

Track 1: Mayflower Descendants

  • Robert Charles Anderson – Mayflower Migration

  • Christopher Child - Ongoing Scholarship and Published Materials for Mayflower Research

  • Christopher Child - Uncovering Mayflower Connections through DNA

 

Track 2: Ethnicities

  • Carol Clingan - Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

  • Ariana R. Fiorello-Omotosho - Two Worlds, One Family (African American Genealogy)

  • Margaret R. Fortier - Andiamo! Finding Your Italian Family

  • Pamela Guye Holland - Mapping Irish Locations Online

  • Sonia Pacheco - Figuring out your Portuguese-American roots: how archives can help you be a better genealogist

 

Track 3: DNA

  • Christopher Child – Uncovering Mayflower Connections through DNA

  • Ariana R. Fiorello-Omotosho - Two Worlds, One Family (African American Genealogy)

  • Pamela Guye Holland - DNA Painter and Chromosome Mapping

  • Michael Leclerc – Writing About Special Concerns

 

Track 4: Lowell, Massachusetts

  • Richard Howe – Failure as Opportunity: The Birth, Decline and Revival of Lowell, Massachusetts

 

Track 5: Repositories

  • Catherine Gaggioli - Seeing Like the State: Massachusetts Government Records as Genealogical Resources

  • Jennifer Hornsby and Meaghan Wright – Genealogy Resources at the Phillips Library of the Peabody Essex Museum

  • Michael Leclerc – Resources at the National Archives (UK)

  • Sonia Pacheco – Figuring out your Portuguese-American roots: how archives can help you be a better genealogist

Track 6: Research Tips and Tricks

  • Sara Campbell – Using Old Maps in your Genealogy Research

  • Christopher Child - Ongoing Scholarship and Published Materials for Mayflower Research

  • Catherine Gaggioli - Seeing Like the State: Massachusetts Government Records as Genealogical Resources

  • Michael Leclerc – Advanced Probate Research

 

Track 7: Technology

  • Sara Campbell – Using Old Maps in your Genealogy Research

  • Pamela Guye Holland – DNA Painter and Chromosome Mapping

  • Pamela Guye Holland – Mapping Irish Locations Online

  • Michael Leclerc – Sharing Your Family History with Multimedia

  • Susan M. O’Connor – Adding Spreadsheets to Your Genealogy Toolbox

Featured Speaker Michael Leclerc

  • Writing About Special Concerns in the DNA track

  • Resources at the National Archives (UK) in the Repositories track

  • Advanced Probate Research in the Tips and Tricks track

  • Sharing Your Family History with Multimedia in the Technology track

Our Program Director, Susan O'Connor, coordinates myriad details to bring us one big rocking conference. She couldn't do it without her team. The MGC 2018 team stands below with featured speaker Thomas Jones, PhD, CG, FASG, giving fist pumps after a successful conference. Thank you, everyone!

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