Tag Archives: Rick Sayre

GRIP Welcomes June Students; July GRIP Openings

The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) conducts two institute weeks this year. The first one from June 25-30 is expecting 147 students from 30 states and 18 faculty in six courses. The second one from July 16-21 has 167 … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Understanding Laws

Why did your ancestor lie about her age on a marriage license? Why was the oldest child not mentioned in his father’s probate? Learn the answers to these and other questions in “Law School for Genealogists” coordinated by Judy G. Russell, … Continue reading

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In Their Words: How to Research in Your Slippers

Bunny slippers? Everyone’s dream, right? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on the course that will have you researching in federal records from home and planning a … Continue reading

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GRIP July 2015 Update: Advanced Research Methods

Have you found that genealogy can be fun with the types of puzzles it presents? Do you enjoy the “thinking (wo)man’s game” of evidence analysis and reasoning? Then you will probably enjoy “Advanced Research Methods” with Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., … Continue reading

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GRIP July 2015 Update: Law School for Genealogists

Every wonder how old someone had to be to marry in a certain time and place? Why was the mother not appointed the guardian for the children? These have to do with the laws in place that governed our ancestors … Continue reading

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GRIP June 2015 Update: Advanced Research Tools–Land Records

GRIP is happy to have back Richard Sayre, CG, CGL, and Pamela Boyer Sayre, CG, CGL, as co-coordinators of the Advanced Land course. They taught this course at GRIP in 2013 to a sold-out classroom and are bound to be … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Courses: Advanced Land and Maps

I have found that nothing feels as good as a supportive spouse when you take on a hobby or passion such as genealogy. Better yet is being married to another genealogist. Rick and Pam Sayre are one such couple who exhibit … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Courses: Military Records

Continuing our series to focus on the courses being offered this year is a piece written by Craig R. Scott, CG, coordinator of “Military Records: From Cradle to Grave.” A former Navy man himself and genealogical publisher, Craig understand the … Continue reading

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2013 Course Details Available

Happy Veterans Day Weekend! It is a beautiful weekend in Pittsburgh–just right for raking leaves! Temperatures are in the upper 60s and we mostly saw just rain from Hurricane Sandy. There is much to be thankful for! The course descriptions … Continue reading

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Free Evening Lectures

GRIP is very pleased to have partnered with sponsoring genealogical societies to provide evening lectures the week of the Institute. On four evenings, Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26, lectures will be presented, each sponsored by a different society. … Continue reading

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