Don’t Miss Ancestry Day in Raleigh, November 6 – 7


[This press release comes from Andrea Gabriel, Outreach and Development Coordinator for the State Archives of North Carolina.]

Join experts from Ancestry, the State Archives, Friends of the Archives, the North Carolina Genealogical Society and the State Library of North Carolina for this great two-day event. Registration for Saturday’s presentations is $38. Friday’s presentations are $10 and are limited to the first 200 participants who register for Saturday. AncestryDNA kits will be available at a discounted rate of $89 while supply lasts.

Friday’s presentations are sponsored by the State Archives of North Carolina, the State Library of North Carolina, and the Friends of the Archives.

  • “Before the Vital Records Law: What’s a Family Historian to Do?” — Debbi Blake
  • “An Introduction to Online Research Tools from the State Archives and State Library of North Carolina” – Ashley Yandle and Michelle Underhill
  • Saturday, November 7, will feature a full day of classes including:
    • Ancestry 101: New & Review
    • Getting the Most from
    • Using AncestryDNA to Further Your Family History Research
    • Partnering with the State Archives of North Carolina
    • Ask the Experts
    • Sharing Your Family Story

Door prizes on Saturday include free memberships to,, and, as well as many other items.