NCGS library notes

American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society

One of the periodicals that our library receives is American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS).  It is delivered quarterly and their two goals are to give their readers news about their organization and to have useful and engaging articles from a variety of perspectives on many facets of genealogical research.

Earlier this year, NEHGS launched a new research tool on their website https://www.americanancestors.org/ giving their users the ability to create online trees called American AncesTREES.  You can build a tree for free on their website with a guest account or pay for an upgrade.

You can learn more about American AncesTREES in this NEHGS webinar at: https://youtu.be/NJlL-CowG4A

Don’t forget that we subscribe to the NEHGS American Ancestors website for our library patrons!  You can read more about that in an earlier blog post here: https://niagaracountygenealogy.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/american-ancestors/

Come read through our NEHGS American Ancestors magazines along with our many other periodicals in the NCGS Library.  Our library is located on the 2nd floor of the Niagara County Historical Society located at 215 Niagara St., Lockport, NY  14094 and we are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 1 – 4:45pm. 

Contributor: Jeanette Sheliga of Lockport NY is Vice-President of the Niagara County Genealogical Society and Organizer of the North Tonawanda Library Genealogy Club.

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