Thomas W Jones Speaking
The early-bird registration deadline of Sept. 20 is rapidly approaching for the North Hills Ge
nealogists' Fall Conference. The conference will be held on Saturday, 22 October 2011 from to at , 1501 W. Ingomar Road, Ingomar United Methodist Church Pittsburgh, PA 15237. This new, larger venue will host a great program featuring Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, a well known author, lecturer, and researcher. Dr. Jones is co-editor of the National Ge nealogical Society Quarterly, one of the premier scholarly journals in ge nealogy.
His lectures will include "Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor," "Inferential Ge
nealogy: Deducing Ancestors' Identities Indirectly," "Five Proven Techniques for Finding Your Ancestor's European Origins," and "Organizing Evidence to Overcome Record Shortages." The conference registration fee includes a continental breakfast, hot buffet lunch, and door prizes. The early bird registration deadline is 20 September 2011.
Parking is free at the conference which is located just 3 miles from the Wexford exit of I-79.
For more information and a mail-in registration form, or to register with a credit card, please visit http://www.NorthHillsGenealogists.org
Thomas W Jones Honored by APG
Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG,
CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, was awarded (9 September 2011) the APG Professional Achievement Award. The award, created in 2007, recognizes exceptional professional achievement and ethical behavior with contributions to the field of ge nealogy. Dr. Jones has served as co-editor of the National Ge nealogical Society Quarterly since 2002 and is a past APG board member and Board for Certification of Ge nealogists (BCG?) trustee and president. With more than forty years of research and teaching experience, he frequently lectures, teaches, and writes about ge nealogical methodology. He is an instructor for ’s Ge Boston University nealogical Research Certificate program, and Historical Research (IGHR), and the Salt Lake Institute of Ge Institute of Ge nealogy nealogy.