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Using Newspapers to Track Your Family, Character by Character

April 29, 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

2017 NERGC ConferenceNew England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC): Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past

I am honored to be sharing some of the newspaper resources and methodology I’ve used to unearth hard-to-find items at NERGC 2017

Genealogy Conference

http://www.nergc.org/2017-conference/ Registration now open!


Meet NERGC Speaker Janeen Bjork, Expert on Newspaper Research

by Marian B. Wood

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Extra! Extra! Janeen Bjork has combined her 30 years of experience as a television researcher and presenter with her love of family history. Her methodology for locating hard-to-find newspaper items was developed as she uncovered 130 widely-varying accounts of the 1894 murder-suicide that left one of her great-great-grandfathers dead in Syracuse, New York. Her popular “Newspapers for Genealogy” classes, workshops, and presentations in CT, NY and MA, have helped many others research their families over the years.

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April 29, 2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm


New England Regional Genealogical Conference


MassMutual Convention Center
Springfield, MA United States + Google Map