It's a Numbers Game! Understanding Recognized Genealogical Formats

by Alice Hoyt Veen, CG   |   Intermediate   |   BCG   |   Board for Certification of Genealogists   |

Effective genealogical writing is based on standardized formats and numbering systems. Learn to understand the numbers you see in published genealogies and how to present your own findings in recognized formats. Discussion includes basic genealogical numbering conventions, including the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Register system, National Genealogical Society (NGS)  Quarterly system, Sosa-Stradonitz (Ahnentafel) System; and how to identify European ancestors.

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • 8:00pm Eastern
  • 7:00pm Central
  • 6:00pm Mountain
  • 5:00pm Pacific
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Presenter: Alice Hoyt Veen, CG

Alice Hoyt Veen, CG, is a board-certified genealogist and full-time professional researcher and educator. She is a sixth-generation Iowan whose genealogical specialties include Midwestern and territorial research, land records and military history. Alice serves as a trustee for the BCG Education Fund, an independent non-profit charitable trust, advancing the educational aims of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Her website,, features a blog dedicated to Iowa genealogical and historical topics. 

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