Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Myrt: Fairfax Genealogical Society this weekend

Thursday night through Saturday Mr. Myrt and I will be attending sessions of the Fairfax Genealogical Society's annual spring conference. This year's theme is "Find your National Treasure in the Nation's Capital." Saturday Ol' Myrt here will give several presentations including:
  • S21 Seven Habits of Highly Successful Genealogist. Saturday 9-10am.
  • S22 Integrating Genealogy Software with Online Discoveries. Saturday 10:45-11:45am. I'm team teaching this with my cousin Russ Worthington.
  • S25 Clothes Line Approach to Documentation and Analysis. Saturday 1:45-2:45pm.
  • S26 Finally Get Organized. Saturday 3:15-4:15pm
There are 29 vendors and about 300 registered attendees not including presenters. Though you can pick and choose which individual class sessions you'd like to attend, these are the tracks:
  • African American Research (Char Bah)
  • Seeking Virginia Ancestors ( Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS)
  •  Effective Organizational Methods (DearMYRTLE)
  • Anytime’s a Good Time to Get Started (Phyllis M. Jule Legare)
  •  Introduction to European Research (Claire Bettag, CG, CGL and Richard Camaur, CG)
  • Advanced Critical Thinking Techniques (Thomas Jones, CG)
  • Re-examining What You Already Have … (Charles S. “Chuck” Mason, CG)
  • Find Your  National Treasure in the Nation’s Capital [NARA, DAR & Library of Congress Record Group Analysis, two-days] (Pam Sayre, CG Rick Sayre, CG)

Find out more  about the presenters by visiting:

There's still time to register online!

The Fairfax Genealogical Society's 2012 genealogy conference will be held at the
11787 Lee Jackson Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22033

Hope to see you there.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
Your friend in genealogy.


  1. Dear MYRTLE,

    Got the syllabus today, I think I have my classes picked out. Practiced the presentation, and will be heading your way Thursday AM.

    See you soon.

    Your Cuz,


  2. Looks like a great event again, with some terrific speakers. I have very happy memories of Fairfax Spring Conference 2010. Have a wonderful weekend.