The 2013 RootsTech conference will be March 21-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah.
The conference offers the latest technology and resources for genealogists and family historians to organize, preserve, and share family connections and history. Attendees also will be able to visit with experts and receive help with genealogy research.
A special track is being offered for new family history researchers to learn where to start, how to build a family tree, and how to use technology to explore connections. For more information, go to rootstech.org/gettingstarted. For a complete listing or sessions and registration information, go to http://rootstech.org.
Civil War records
The Missouri Department Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, has digitized and indexed Missouri Veterans Home (St. James) Inmate Register, Volume 1.
This volume contains the original admission registers for 396 residents from June 25, 1897, through Aug. 11, 1903.
Information provided may include name, admission date and number, friends or near kin, service record, date and place of birth, age on admission, amount of pension, nature of disability, occupation, marital status, literacy, church and lodge memberships.
Additional remarks may also include biographical data, limited family history, addresses of relatives, date of death, and place of burial.