Monday, November 27, 2017

RootsTech 2018 - Cyber Monday Special

Register today for a 4-day RootsTech pass for only $169! Regularly priced at $279, that’s a savings of over $100. Use promotional code CYBER18. This promotion ends at 11:59 p.m. MST tonight.
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Promotional discount cannot be applied to prior registrations.

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NGS 2018 Conference Registration Opens December 1st

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) annual conference will be held on 2-5 May 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Registration for the NGS 2018 Family History Conference, including tours and events, will begin 1 December 2017. Sign up for the NGS conference blog so you receive notification of new information as it is posted.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Holiday Genealogy Deals Good Through Monday

Several companies are offering great deals on genealogy products. Here are a few of the best:

1. MyHeritage offering DNA tests for $49 through Cyber Monday.
2. offering their DNA test for a record low $59 through Monday.  If you're not a current subscriber, or are looking to buy gift memberships or DNA kits, you could save a lot - including a way to get an Ancestry DNA kit and 6 month access to all of their records for $133.
3. Family Tree Magazine is offering 50% Off Storewide. No coupon code necessary. 
4. Family Roots Publishing is offering census substitutes at 40% off the normal price.
5. 23andMe DNA is running a $69 special, with their Health + Ancestry profile at $149
6. Legacy Tree Genealogists are offering $100 discount on their research packages through Nov 29th.

Happy (bargain) Hunting!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Amy Johnson Crow to Be 2018 MoSGA Conference Keynote Speaker

MoSGA announced today that Amy Johnson Crow will be the Keynote Speaker for its 2018 Conference on August 3-4, 2018 in Columbia, MO.  Check our website for future details on the conference supporting speakers and themes.

Amy Johnson Crow

Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist and an active lecturer and author. Her roots run deep in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states.

Amy has been involved with several genealogy organizations including serving on the boards of the Ohio Genealogical Society and the National Genealogical Society. She has also served as the series editor of the NGS Research Guides and has been recognized with an Award of Merit from the Federation of Genealogical Societies for her work on the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors program.

She earned her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science at Kent State University. Amy loves to help people discover the joys of learning about their ancestors and she thinks that there are few things better than a day in a cemetery.

Her blog can be found at

We look forward to seeing her and you in Columbia!