Please note: This program takes place at the NEHGS Research Library in Boston, Mass. Join genealogist Barbara J. Mathews for an overview of Connecticut genealogy resources that are accessible from home. Whether you are preparing for the NEHGS Research Tour in April 2014, or making the most of online resources to further your research, this lecture will be valuable as you navigate Connecticut resources.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-226-1226 to reserve a space. Space is limited.
Barbara J. Mathews, CG, is a lineage genealogist, genealogical lecturer and writer. She is a blogger and RPAC representative for the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and Civil Records Co-Director for the Massachusetts Genealogical Council (MGC). Barbara specializes in colonial Connecticut and Massachusetts. She is currently working on a book about the descendants of the fourth colonial governor of Connecticut for the Welles Family Association. Her white paper co-written for MGC, “Framing a Discussion on Vital Records Access,” provides an historic look at government policies involving ID theft, financial fraud, social security numbers, and vital records. Barbara also teaches and lectures on genealogical evidence evaluation. She is a mentor of ProGen Studies Group 21, and Substitute Instructor for the Boston University genealogical certificate program. Barbara will serve as a consulting genealogist on the upcoming NEHGS Research Tour to Hartford, Connecticut in April 2014.