Did you know Kentuckygen has a Facebook group called Upper South Genealogy Community? This group is specifically for genealogists with an interest in the Upper South. We help genealogists connect with others who are researching records in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
2. Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques
We primarily think of this as Blaine Bettinger’s group. This is the place to discuss topics in DNA ranging from beginner to advanced.
3. Generations Cafe
Generations Cafe is a place to talk about genealogy and family history… and have fun in the process. This group is hosted by a real treasure in this field – Amy Johnson Crow.
4. Ancestry Dot Com – Helping, Sharing and Venting
This group is just what the title says. They strive to keep the topics related to Ancestry.com.
5. The Board for Certification of Genealogists
This group helps the Board in its mission “to foster public confidence in genealogy as a respected branch of history by promoting an attainable, uniform standard of competence and ethics among genealogical practitioners, and by publicly recognizing persons who meet that standard.” Moreover, this is a great place for certified genealogists to meet and great, and also for those who want to get certified to ask questions from those in the know. Elizabeth Shown Mills and Dawne Slater are the Admins for the group.
6. The Genealogy Squad
Another terrific Facebook group for genealogists of all skill levels. The mission of this group is to provide a positive space for the sharing of appropriate and reliable methods and resources to assist genealogists. These folks focus on answering questions and solving problems, while demonstrating best practices in all aspects of genealogical research.
7. Family Tree Maker Users
This group is a friendly community place where all Family Tree Maker users can meet to exchange ideas. You can ask questions — any questions at all – about Family Tree Maker. This a great place to discuss how to use the software. To provide tips and tricks to others. Also, to share discoveries you have made using Family Tree Maker. To dream about new features and what the future might hold.
8. Technology for Genealogy
Do you want to discuss technology used for genealogy purposes? This just might be your group! Includes: software, apps, tablets, computers, gadgets, news, web sites. Topics must be related to technology and have applicability as a genealogy tool.
9. The Organized Genealogist
Sooner or later you will need some tips and tricks for organizing your genealogy. That’s why this will be the group for you. Also, this group also allows links to products and services. This is a community that works together to get better organized!
We hope you have enjoyed this little roundup of Facebook groups for genealogists. We know we haven’t covered them all…this is just to get you started! If you have a favorite Facebook group to add, please leave a comment below!
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