Women’s stories are often overshadowed by male-oriented records. Learn where to find and how to tell our women folk’s stories with the sources and everyday objects at hand. A new richness to family history can be had when we bring to life the stories of our grandmothers.
Jane Wilcox serves on the NY State Archives Advisory Committee and the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society’s NY Family History Advisory Committee. She authored the book New York State Archives Collections: A Guide for Family Historians and Other Researchers, published by the NYG&B. A former NYG&B Record editorial board member, Jane speaks at genealogy conferences and institutes. With her company, Forget-Me-Not Ancestry, in Albany, NY, Jane specializes in pre-Civil War NY research. She hosted The Forget-Me-Not Hour podcast, with archives at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/JaneEWilcox. She has a master’s degree in journalism, a bachelor’s degree in history and English literature, as well as elementary school teacher’s certification.