Monthly Archives: August 2012

Genealogy in Audio

Now you can absorb genealogy while you drive, work out, or do chores, through the magic of podcasting and Internet radio. Genealogy podcasts have been around since at least 2005, when George G. Morgan and Drew Smith started The Genealogy Guys podcast, the longest running regularly produced podcast in...


Genealogical Credentialing and Education

There are two credentialing bodies for genealogy, ICAPGen (International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) and BCG (Board for Certification of Genealogists). ICAPGen awards the AG (accredited genealogist) credential, and BCG awards the CG (certified genealogist) credential. I don’t have either credential, but am working on submitting a...


1940 Census Indexing–a Job Well Done

On July 30, FamilySearch announced that the 155,000 1940 census indexing volunteers have completed 99% of the project! No batches remain for download at FamilySearch Indexing! The remaining state indexes are expected to be published within three to four weeks after going through the post-indexing process. 1 If you’ve...