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Jul 11, 2022

American Society of Genealogists Awards Last Continuing Genealogy Research Grant for 2022

The following announcement was written by the American Society of Genealogists (ASG):

The fourth and final $2500 grant for 2022 has been awarded to Holly MacCammon of Philmont, New York, for her project to index New York surrogate court guardianship records 1802 to 1866 abstracted and serialized in The Columbia newspaper between 1985 and 1992 as a first step to establishing intellectual and physical arrangement of disorganized records haphazardly arranged in several microfilm collections – 1890-1899 digitized and indexed on Ancestry.com, 1881-1889, not digitized, 1802-1880 digitized by not indexed on FamilySearch.org.

Ms. MacCammon is Sole Proprietor of HollyGenealogy, LLC, specializing in New England and New York State research. Previously she has worked as Senior Project Manager for World Monuments Fund, New York, NY, and as a New York City Regional Archivist, Documentary Heritage Program, for the New York State Archives and Records Administration, Albany, NY. She has a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.

The Society will make its decision on grant opportunities for 2023 at the annual meeting in October, with announcements to be distributed shortly thereafter. If you may be interested in an ASG Continuing Genealogical Research Project grant for 2023, e-mail acwcrane@aol.com.

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