Wednesday, August 25, 2021

WCGS - Wake Genealogy Watch - Fall 2021 - Newsletter now available

The Fall 2021 Issue (Vol.5 Issue 1) of our award-winning newsletter, Wake Genealogy Watch, is now available online for reading or download.  You can visit the WCGS website  or access through this link - Wake Genealogy Watch, Fall, 2021

This issue contains the following topics:

  • Cynthia Gage shares some great strategies for finding family information in small town newspapers. It is truly a great untapped resource.
  • Get more great research ideas and suggestions from our GenHelp panelists who regularly (monthly first Thursday) provide ideas which are fresh and out of the box.
  • We have a very full rosters of volunteer opportunities outlined in this issue including a Content Curator position for the Journal team.
  • A quick mention of changes at the Wakecogen blog that may affect you if you are subscribed to receive updates to your email.
  • Christopher Hunt Robertson shares a profile of local railroad magnate, Alexander Boyd Andrews (1841-1915)
  • An overview by Cyndi Deal of the two Cemetery Surveys that have been conducted since the mid-1930s with some exciting news about the most recent survey.
  • A packed virtual event calendar that includes a presenter well known on the national genealogy circuits.
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