09 December 2009

Gifts for the Holiday Season

Happy Holidays to all UpFront readers! It is that time of the year again..... when you are wondering what the best gift would be for the family historian in your life. And what better way could there be than polling fellow family historians?

Cast your vote today, using the list on the left of your UpFront window. Be sure to visit UpFront again and see how your gift list compares with other readers! Listed below are some of the gift items the NGS staff came up with.

  1. Kindle Wireless Reading Device
  2. Registration to attend the 2010 NGS Family History Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah
  3. Portable GPS Navigator
  4. National Genealogical Society Membership
  5. Netbook
  6. Subscription to Ancestry.com or Footnote
  7. Digital Camera
  8. Nested Luggage Set
  9. Digital Photo Frame
  10. A wonderful holiday season with friends and family - Priceless!
  11. Membership to a local/state genealogical society
  12. Genealogy Software or Application
  13. Ellis Island Gifts

If you would like to have your suggestion added to this list and the poll, please use the comments section to indicate your item for addition. Happy shopping and happy polling!


  1. I would love to vote, but don't see the poll "on the left of your UpFront window."

    Put me down for the Netbook, please!

  2. Well, after I posted the comment, then the poll came up.

    Ignore the previous comment, please!

  3. iPod touch to synch with my Reunion software on my Mac

  4. Mac with Reunion software to synch with my iPhone!

  5. How about our Genealogists Never Die calendar...


  6. With "Registration to attend the 2010 NGS Family History Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah" narrowly nudging out "A wonderful holiday season with friends and family - Priceless!" our poll has now ended! Thank you all very much for your input.

    NGS will be holding a drawing on 22 December 2009 to give a free "Registration to attend the 2010 NGS Family History Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah." The drawing is open only to NGS members in good standing. Employees of NGS, and foregoing employees' household or immediate family members (defined as parent, spouse, child, sibling, or grandparent) are NOT eligible to win the drawing. All NGS members in good standing are automatically entered into the drawing.

    The prize is nontransferable and must be accepted as awarded for the 2010 conference. No cash or other substitution may be made.

  7. And the winner is Billie R. Capell