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When:
March 13, 2023 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2023-03-13T14:00:00-04:00
2023-03-13T15:30:00-04:00
Cost:
Free


GSBC Extra! — Online
Researching Your New Jersey Revolutionary War Ancestors
Presentation by Michelle D. Novak, MI (Online)
Monday, 13 Mar 2023 @ 2pm Eastern
Online and open to all, but space is limited!

Online, registration required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6098638483250243086

Explore resources (online and off) to get to know more about your Revolutionary War ancestors—whether they were soldiers or civilians. (And if they were from New Jersey, you may be in for some pleasant research surprises!) Michelle D. Novak will share her favorite collections and sites for researching records including Fold3/Ancestry, the New Jersey State Archives, the U.S. National Archives and their digitization partners, and the DAR Library in Washington DC, among others; as well as share some examples from her personal research files.

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Michelle D. Novak, MI, is a brand-designer (mnd.nyc), historian, genealogist, and teacher. She holds a Masters of Information degree in Archives and Preservation from Rutgers University, a BFA from RISD, a Certificate of Genealogical Research from Boston University’s CE program, and certificates from Gen-Fed and GRIP. Novak is a Trustee for the Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC), New JerseyJ, and a former Trustee of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey (GSNJ). She also served as Grant Administrator for the GSNJ New Jersey Early Land Records Project at the New Jersey State Archives; as editor of the GSBC’s national award-winning newsletter, “The Archivist;” as Chair of the Society of American Archivists Students and New Archival Professionals section; and is involved with numerous transcription, indexing, publicity, and digitization projects.