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Middleton Descended from 'Slaves in All But Name'

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Middleton Coal MinerDescendant of coal miners, niece to a man that is renown for illicit activities, there is no doubt that Kate Middleton can claim an interesting and varied family history. Katie Daubs from explores some of the more colorful characters detailed in The Ancestry of Catherine Middleton.

Bianca de la Garza's Irish Ancestry

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Bianca's Irish RootsChannel 5 WCVB's news anchor Bianca de la Garza recently dropped by and spoke with our Irish ancestry expert, Marie Daily. Is Bianca related to Kate Middleton? View the video to find out.

Are You Related to the Future Queen? NEHGS on ABC Boston

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Boston ChannelChannel 5 WCVB aired the Kate Middleton book and American cousin story last night during the 11pm news, and again this morning during the EyeOpener news at 5:30 am. Watch NEHGS on the Boston ABC affiliate.

WDYTYA? Full Episode Available Now!

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Judd Full EpisodeOn April 8th, NEHGS's D. Joshua Taylor appeared with Ashley Judd in the hit NBC show 'Who Do You Think You Are?'. Now you can view the full episode!

Largest Conference in NERGC's History

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NERGCMarian Pierre-Louise, conference organizer and professional historian, reported record numbers at this years NERGC. The conference, held bi-annually, is free to the public and is a great way to sample many of the genealogical resources in the region. Read more about the conference in Springfield on!

David Lambert Featured in Family Chronicle

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David Lambert in Family ChronicleOur very own David Allen Lambert was featured in Family Chronicle Magazine. In the article 'Roots of a Genealogist: David Allen Lambert', Lambert reflects on his genealogical career, American Ancestors Magazine, the Online Genealogist, and his current projects. Read the article!

Genealogy Film Debut

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A Farseeing VisionYou are invited! Attend the premiere of a special documentary short feature film on American genealogy and NEHGS on the evening of Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Society’s Annual Dinner at the Four Seasons, Boston. Register today! “A Farseeing Vision: Connecting Families, Advancing History,” produced by Atlantic Media, features today’s most important leaders in genealogy and history, including CEO Tim Sullivan, David Rencher of FamilySearch International, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian David Hackett Fischer, CNBC anchor and author Bill Griffeth, Great Migration scholar Robert Charles Anderson, and Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective. Others appearing from NEHGS include Brenton Simons, Eric Schultz, Susan Sloan, Ryan Woods and Ralph J. Crandall. This short documentary traces the origins of genealogy from the founding of NEHGS in 1845 to the blossoming of the field and the Society today. A must-see film for all genealogists, it will premiere at the benefit dinner honoring noted film maker and NEHGS member Ken Burns, who will also show a brief retrospective of his acclaimed films, past and present.

NEHGS on Who Do You Think You Are?

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Don’t miss NEHGS and D. Joshua Taylor on Who Do You Think You Are? with Ashley Judd this Friday, April 8 at 8PM/7PM CST.

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