Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Review of 2013 Genealogy Goals; setting new ones for 2014

Reviewing my accomplishments this year it was evident that making local history available to genealogists was a main goal, one in which I will continue into the new year. I will also concentrate on finishing the Tucker Family monograph.

2013 Accomplishments:

1.    Attended the New England Regional Genealogical Conference in Manchester, NH;
2.    Blog posting of family information;
3.    Digitized thousands of City of Fredericksburg, VA marriage records encompassing years 1995-1955. These records available online include parents’ names, mother’s maiden name, occupation, race, and marital status (single, divorced, etc.), supporting documentation scanned as part of file - a goldmine of information;
4.    Digitizing photo archive for Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.;
5.   Published polio article from blog post in Ithaca Journal;
6.   Web site development and management, support of spring genealogy series for the Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society;
7.   Progress on Agard family line;
8.   Manage Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness on Genealogy Club of Newtown site;
9.   Transcribed diaries of Jessie Tucker Agard;
10.  Started monograph of the Tucker family of Enfield, New York;
11.  Indexed monograph of the Cutter Family of Elkhart, Indiana.

2014 Genealogy goals:

1.   Finish Tucker monograph;
2.   Attend NGS Conference in Richmond;
3.   Continue supporting HFFI through file management and photo archive project;
4.   Continue management and content addition to FRGS website;
5.   Continue digitizing marriage licenses for City of Fredericksburg;
6.   Finish transcribing diaries of Jessie Tucker Agard
7.   Continue blog posts;
8.   Continue Random Acts support for Genealogy Club of Newtown

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