Genealogy and Family History

Several days of the year, as well as months, are dedicated to the hobby of genealogy and family history. These days reminds us of the importance of our ancestors and also inspires us to research our family tree.

Genealogy and Family History

They encourage us to connect and re-connect with family and also friends where we can use these occasions to learn ‘new’ branches and relatives in our family tree. But also we can hear ‘new’ stories, tales and anecdotes.

While researching we may discover new records, documents, old family photographs and also maybe newspaper articles featuring our ancestors. I know that I have.

Genealogy and Family History Events Near Here!

  • CanadaGlobal Genealogy – A listing of family history society conferences, courses, meetings, presentations and special interest groups for the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick.
  • United Kingdom & Ireland – GENEVA – This calendar of genealogy events is provided and maintained by both GENUKI and the Federation of Family History Societies.
  • United StatesAre You My Cousin? – Lisa Lisson provides a listing of both local and national genealogy events, conferences and presentations held right across the U.S. You can also easily add your event to the list as well.
  • WorldEastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter – Dick Eastman provides a really useful calendar of events for you for every state of America and province of Canada. There are also calendars for other countries as well, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Genealogy and Family History Dates

National Family History Month

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U.S. Census Years and Census Dates

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Julian Calendar vs Gregorian Calendar

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Census Years and Census Dates

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Your ancestor's story!

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