Spring 2015 VGS Conference
On Friday, April 10, 2015, VGS invites you to join our experienced researchers at the Library of Virginia, located at 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, who will answer questions, provide individual assistance to beginners, and offer strategies for difficult genealogical problems.
On Saturday, April 11, 2015, VGS invites you to spend the day at the Holiday Inn I-64 West End/Crossroads, located at 2000 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, Virginia, with Anne Mitchell as she shares her knowledge of Ancestry research strategies.
Details on times, places, and prices for the above activities are included in the conference brochure.Click here to view or download (PDF).
Quebec Family History Society
The Quebec Family History Society presents Roots 2015, an international conference on family history from June 19-21, 2015 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest English language genealogical conference held in Quebec.
For further information and to register go to www.qfhs.ca
King William County Records
Genealogists with interest in early King William County records will be interested in this link:
SB684 Cemetery Access
State Senator Chafin has introduced SB684 to improve access to family cemeteries on private property, something the entire genealogical community would benefit from. The text of the proposed bill can be read at this link: http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?151+ful+SB864. Please contact your state delegate or senator to support this measure.
What's New on the VGS Website
From time to time VGS will add new content for the Virginia genealogist to its web site. While some content will be for members only, much will be for the general public. New content will be announced through VGS’ Google group email. VGS recommends that you subscribe to this group if you would like to be kept apprised of additions. You can find a subscription form at the bottom of the home page.