The NYG&B Blog Archive

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The NYG&B Receives the National Genealogical Society’s 2023 Tourism Award The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) has been awarded the National Genealogical Society’s (NGS) 2023 Genealogical Tourism Award. Monday, June 5, 2023
New York State Archives Should Be Caretaker of Vital Records The following is a letter to the editor in the Times Union by NYG&B President D. Wednesday, May 10, 2023
The NYG&B Celebrates NYC Tartan Week Join the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) as we celebrate Scottish heritage and ancestry during NYC Tartan Week. Thursday, March 30, 2023
Introducing Ian Watson, PhD, editor of The NYG&B Record Ian Watson became editor of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record for the January 2023 issue (vol. 154, no.1). To get to know Ian better, we asked a few questions. The beginning of this interview appears in the New York Researcher, vol. 34, no. 1 (Spring 2023). Thursday, March 9, 2023
"Conversations with Kenyatta" featuring D. Joshua Taylor Friday, February 17, 2023
Treadwell Family of Plattsburgh, NY and L’Orignal, Ontario Iain Bruce, member of the NYG&B Board of Trustees, is studying toward a Master’s degree in history at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Birds of Passage: Making Sense of Italian Ancestors Who Made Multiple Trips In and Out of America The Great Arrival Monday, January 30, 2023
Winter 2022 New York Researcher Now Available to Read Online Read the message from President D. Joshua Taylor and browse the issue's table of contents below. Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Tips for Research in a New York County The place in which ancestors lived is key to finding records and information. In New York, we often start with the county in which they resided. New York has 62 counties, and many New York record sets are found at the county level. Let’s look at a few fundamental record sets organized by county. Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Connecting Holiday Movies with Family History Now that the holiday season is in full force and we’ve dug up some of our favorite holiday films, we’ve noticed just how many beloved classics feature some aspect of what’s most near and dear to our hearts—family history! Friday, December 9, 2022