Schedule – 5th We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference

Here you will find the schedule of presentations for our upcoming three day virtual conference taking place March 22-24, 2023. You can buy a pass to attend here: Register for the Conference NOTE: All times are Central Time U.S.A. 

March 22, 2023

8:00 AM - Six Generations Back, a Case Study and Guide - By Alma Rodriguez
9:00 AM - How to use Historical Events to Create a Picture of Your Ancestors Lives - By Cynthia Rodriguez
10:00 AM - Beginning Your Genealogical Journey - By Dee Pavey
11:00 AM - Current Conditions and Tips for Genealogy Travel - By Erica Peña Vest
1:00 PM - Top Ten Reasons to Use FamilySearch - By Lianne Kruger
2:00 PM - Native Bound Unbound - Identifying our Enslaved Indigenous Ancestors - By Estevan Rael-Galvez
3:00 PM - Bring Your Hispanic Family History to Life - By Esther Camacho
4:00 PM - Last Names of Nuevo Leon Book Series - By Moises Garza

March 23, 2023

8:00 AM - Cross‐Referencing Letters & Postcards with Documents & Photos - By Jean Wilcox Hibben
9:00 AM - Military Records - 3 W's - By Jennifer (Jenny) Warner
10:00 AM - Ser Norestense (Being from Mexico's Northeast, An Inside View) - By Jose Ruben Riojas
11:00 AM - Follow the Records and See Where They Go! - By Kate Townsend
1:00 PM - Pinpointing Ancestral Locations with Surname Distribution Maps - By Laurie Castillo
2:00 PM - 60 Minutes: Creating a Locality Guide - By Leslie Carney
3:00 PM - Breathing New Life Into Your Boring Ancestors - By Melissa Barker
4:00 PM - Mexican Genealogy and State Communities on Facebook - By Moises Garza

March 24, 2023

8:00 AM - Incorporating Social Context Into Genealogy - By Penny Walters
9:00 AM - How to Use Canva for Creating and Sharing Family History - By Roslyn Torella
10:00 AM - Military Records of New Spain and Mexico: Sources and Archives - By Ryan Jordan
11:00 AM - Upon Receipt of Ancestry DNA Test Results - By Seema Kenney
1:00 PM - Reconstructing the Lives of our Female Ancestors - By Stephanie O'Connell
2:00 PM - Breaking Down Sources: Evaluating Records as Evidence - By Zachary Hamilton
3:00 PM - Mapping Your Ancestors. Using Free Online Services to Build Interactive Maps - By Zbigniew Stettner
4:00 PM - The New World: Migration, DNA, and Genetics - By Schelly Talalay Dardashti