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31 January, 2015

Janice M. Sellers
California Genealogical Society, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612-3031
Reconstructing Family Information When You Start with Almost Nothing: A Case Study


01 February, 2015

Jill Morelli
Seattle Genealogical Society, 6200 Sand Point Way, Seattle WA
"House History: Wherever You Live," Learn from an architect/genealogist about how to track the records and assess the house for the purposes of knowing more about your parcel, your home and your neighborhood.


02 February, 2015

Joanne M. Sher
Twin Ports Genealogical Society, Duluth, MN
What's On Your Bookshelf? Essential References for Every Genealogist


03 February, 2015

Tina Beaird
Cook Memorial Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave. Libertyville, IL 60048
Mining the National Archives Webpages:There are many types of genealogical records available through the National Archives. Some of these records can be ordered right online. Join us for tips and tricks on getting the most out of the National Archives website and find gold on your family.

Katherine R. Willson
Jackson County (MI) Genealogical Society (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackgs/jcgs.htm), Dept on Aging, c/o Crouch Center, 1715 Lansing Ave, Jackson, MI
Topic to be determined

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Warren County Career Center, Lebanon, Ohio
Class 4: MS Word - hidden text


05 February, 2015

Janice M. Sellers
Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz Central Branch Library, 224 Church Street, Santa Cruz
Immigration and Naturalization


06 February, 2015

Wevonneda Minis
African-American Jamboree Jubilee, Columbia, South Carolina
Finding Ancestors in Death Documents


07 February, 2015

Janice M. Sellers
Solano County Genealogical Society, Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor Street, Fairfield, CA 94533
Read All about It!: Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research


08 February, 2015

Karen Krugman
Northville Genealogy Society, Carlos Meeting Room of the Northville District Library (212 W. Cady Street 3pm)
Colonial Research In Early New England


10 February, 2015

Carla S. Cegielski
Geauga County Genealogical Society, Chardon, Ohio
Your Genealogical Estate

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Warren County Career Center, Lebanon, Ohio
Class 5: MS Word- Table of Contents


11 February, 2015

Tina Beaird
Fountaindale Public Library, 300 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Newspaper Necessities: Newspapers hold an astounding source of genealogical and local history information other than obituaries. Learn how to find the hidden gems in newspapers like claim day notices, cards of thanks, society news, tax notices and more.

Shirley Gage Hodges
Charlotte Community Library and the Eaton County Genealogical Society, Charlotte, MI
The Importance of Women in the Civil War


12 February, 2015

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Federation of Genealogical Societies, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
Organization for the Genealogist (T-205 11:00-12:00)

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Federation of Genealogical Societies, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
Proving That Native American Family Legend (T-211 1:30 - 2:30)

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
RootsTech, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
Online Sources for Proving Native American Ancestry

Nancy Lee Waters Lauer
RootsTech 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
How to Wring a Record Dry

Karen Krugman
Ford Genealogy Club, Ford WHQ - 5th Floor
Colonial Research In Early New England


13 February, 2015

Nancy Lee Waters Lauer
RootsTech 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
I Can't See My Audience -- Web-Based Presentations

Katherine R. Willson
RootsTech 2015 Conference (https://rootstech.org/?lang=eng), Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
LITTLE-KNOWN & RARELY USED GOOGLE SEARCH TIPS: Many genealogists barely scratch the surface of what Google has to offer. This presentation offers tips & techniques for doing more efficient research utilizing Google’s full capabilities, and discusses Google Alerts, Google Books and Google Translation features. Handouts provided.


14 February, 2015

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Federation of Genealogical Societies, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
How the Public Land Survey System Shaped Our Country (S-417 4:00 - 5:00)


15 February, 2015

Diahan Southard
RootsTech, Salt Lake City, UT
Getting Started in Genetic Genealogy


17 February, 2015

Janice M. Sellers
San Ramon Valley Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 2949 Stone Valley Road, Alamo, CA
Grandma, Who Are You?: Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree

Jill Morelli
South King County Genealogical Society, TBD
"An Overview of Scandinavian Research" Feel intimidated in looking at foreign records? Scandinavian records are some of the most approachable. Learn the "Big Four" record sets of Sweden, Norway and Denmark and how to access them.

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Warren County Career Center, Lebanon, Ohio
Class 6: MS Word - headers and footers


18 February, 2015

Ted Gostin
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society, Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room, Torrance, CA
Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor Online

Michelle Goodrum
Sunland Village East Genealogy Group, Mesa, AZ
Research Plans: Your Road Map to Success


19 February, 2015

Julie Miller, CG
Association of Professional Genealogists, Webinar
The Ins and Outs of Speaker Proposals


21 February, 2015

Linda Serna
Whittier Area Genealgical Society, Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA
Dispelling Myths and Finding Your People

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Family History Jamboree, Centerville, Ohio
Advanced Search Strategies at Family Search

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Family History Jamboree, Centerville, Ohio
Tricks to Successful Census Searches at Ancestry.com

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Family History Jamboree, Centerville, Ohio
Busting Through Brick Walls by Understanding County Boundaries

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch, 6400 Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, Maryland 21784
Getting Started With Your Genealogy


22 February, 2015

Katherine R. Willson
Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, MI (http://washtenawgenealogy.org), St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Education Auditorium, 5305 Elliott Dr, Ann Arbor, MI
BREAKING BRICK WALLS WITH FACEBOOK'S 4,000+ GENEALOGY GROUPS - Facebook is quickly becoming a favorite resource among genealogical researchers for its vast networking capabilities. With the formation of many thousands of regional and surname-specific genealogy groups, Facebook is quickly breaking down brick walls that have blocked researchers for years - often within 24 hours of posting a query! This presentation will introduce members to Facebook as a genealogy tool and will guide the participants through the process of creating an account, joining groups, managing notifications, and efficiently utilizing Facebook for their specific genealogical needs. Participants will also be given a link to a free downloadable 120-page PDF file listing 4,000+ genealogical pages & groups on Facebook. Handouts provided.

Linda Okazaki
Japanese American Museum of San Jose, 535 North Fifth Street, San Jose, CA
Finding Your Japanese Roots in the U.S. and in Japan


23 February, 2015

Tina Beaird
Plainfield Public Library, 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree: There is a colossal amount of information available on the Internet. Tina offers methods for evaluating web sites to find the most reliable sources of information. Learn how to use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites to trace your family tree. Plus, find out what’s new in the online genealogy community.

Janice M. Sellers
San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society, Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road Room 5/6, Los Altos Hills, CA
Bubbie, Who Are You?: Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree


24 February, 2015

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Warren County Career Center, Lebanon, Ohio
Class 7: Photo Editing 1


25 February, 2015

Gail D. Hershenzon
Salem Area Historical Society, Salem Township, Michigan
Detroit's Historical Woodmere Cemetery

Janice M. Sellers
Silicon Valley Reads and Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society, Santa Clara City Public Library, 2635 Homestead Road Santa
Immigration and Naturalization Research


26 February, 2015

Katherine R. Willson
Dearborn Genealogical Society of MIchigan (http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~midgs), Cherry Hill Baptist Church, 1045 N. Gulley, Dearborn Heights, MI
LITTLE-KNOWN & RARELY USED GOOGLE SEARCH TIPS: Many genealogists barely scratch the surface of what Google has to offer. This presentation offers tips & techniques for doing more efficient research utilizing Google’s full capabilities, and discusses Google Alerts, Google Books and Google Translation features. Handouts provided.

Michelle Goodrum
Apache Junction Genealogy Group, Apache Junction Library, Apache Junction, AZ
Searching for Land Records

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
Class 1:


28 February, 2015

Shirley Gage Hodges
Eaton County Genealogical Society, Charlotte, MI
Writing Your Family History


03 March, 2015

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Warren County Career Center, Lebanon, Ohio
Class 8: Photo Editing 2


05 March, 2015

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
Class 2:


07 March, 2015

Linda Serna
Orange County California Genealogical Society 2015 Book Faire, Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave, Huntington Beach, CA
1. Beginning Genealogy; 2. Ask the Expert one on one consultation


11 March, 2015

Katherine R. Willson
Bay County (MI) Genealogical Society (http://www.baycountylibrary.org), Wirt Public Library, 500 Center Ave, Bay City, MI
THE IMPORTANCE OF A GENEALOGICAL CODICIL TO YOUR WILL - When you die, what will happen to the genealogical materials you’ve accumulated throughout your research? Do your loved ones know what to do with your collection after your death, or are you at risk of losing it all to the trash bin when your estate is cleared out? A genealogical codicil to your will can clearly state your wishes, and this presentation will discuss the many options available to you. Sample copies of codicils will be distributed.


12 March, 2015

Diahan Southard
Halifax Genealogical Society, Ormond Beach, FL
Full Day Seminar on DNA testing and genealogy.

Gail D. Hershenzon
Ford Genealogy Club, Dearborn, Michigan
Ethics and Etiquette in Genealogy Research

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
Class 3:


14 March, 2015

Janice M. Sellers
10th Annual African American Seminar, Sacramento FamilySearch Library, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95662
Valuable Information in Freedmen's Bureau Records

Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS
Saline County Library, Saline County Library, Benton, Arkansas
Research in Virginia: Her Records and Repositories Part I
Research in Virginia: Her Records and Repositories Part II
On the Frontiers of Freedom: The Baptists in the South
Virginia’s Military Record’s Colonial Militia Through Civil War

Katherine R. Willson
DuPage County Genealogical Society of Illinois (http://www.dcgs.org), NIU Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL

  • USING FACEBOOK’S 4,000 GENEALOGY GROUPS FOR RESEARCH
  • LITTLE-KNOWN & RARELY-USED GOOGLE SEARCH TIPS
  • BREAKING BRICK WALLS WITH THE GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH CHECKLIST
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF ADDING A GENEALOGICAL CODICIL TO YOUR WILL


    16 March, 2015

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    Arizona Lecture Series, Apache Junction, AZ
    The Amazing Women of the West


    18 March, 2015

    Diane Oslund
    Downriver Genealogy Society, St John United Church of Christ 2744 Fourth Street, Wyandotte, Michigan
    Gram & Gramps were from Canada eh?
    Point out what is available to the genealogist researching these distant shores. Especially emphasizes resources for the province of Ontario.

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Free Genealogy Resources on the Web


    19 March, 2015

    Janice M. Sellers
    Danville Women's Club, 242 West Linda Mesa Avenue, Danville, CA
    Introduction to Genealogy

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
    Class 4:


    21 March, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Peotone Public Library, 515 North 1st Street, Peotone, IL 60468
    Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree: Learn how to start researching your family history using documents and keepsakes you have in your attic and around your house.

    Jill Morelli
    Jefferson County (WA) Genealogical Society Winter Seminar, Tri-Area Community Center, Chimicum, Washington
    "Death and Dying: Health Care Changes During the Civil War" "Triage?" "Field Hospitals?" "Ambulances?" All were innovations incorporated into the saving of lives during the Civil War. Learn why the Civil War was so pivotal for delivery of health care and defining the medical professions for men and women.

    Carla S. Cegielski
    New Connecticut Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, private
    Your Genealogical Estate

    Jill Morelli
    Jefferson County (WA) Genealogical Society Winter Seminar, Tri-Area Community Center, Chimicum, Washington
    "The "Push" and the "Pull": Decision-Making of the 19th Century Emigrant" Learn the Px4 approach to understanding the complexity inherent in the "push" and "pull" approach to emigration. Case Studies will be studied for motivations.

    Jill Morelli
    Jefferson County (WA) Genealogical Society Winter Seminar, Tri-Area Community Center, Chimicum, Washington
    "House History: Wherever You Live," Learn from an architect/genealogist about how to track the records and assess the house for the purposes of knowing more about your parcel, your home and your neighborhood.


    22 March, 2015

    Dawn Thurston, MA
    Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society, Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback Rd., Newport Beach, CA
    TBA


    23 March, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
    Newspaper Necessities: Newspapers hold an astounding amount of genealogical and local history information other than obituaries. Learn how to find the hidden gems in newspapers like claim day notices, cards of thanks, society news, tax notices and more. Learn how to locate digital copies of original newspapers as well as what online indexes and abstracts exist.


    24 March, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Helen Plum Memorial Library, 110 W. Maple Street Lombard, IL 60148
    Pins and Needles:pinning down your past using social media. Many of us have used Facebook to find distant cousins and former high school friends. When it comes to Genealogy, lots of social media sites are popping up to help make searching for ancestors fun. Join Tina for a fun session on how to use sites like Pinterest, Flikr, History Pin and more to find, identify and share ancestors.

    Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS
    Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia , Bon Air Presbyterian Church
    Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Working with Manuscript Records


    25 March, 2015

    Nancy Lee Waters Lauer
    Montgomery County Genealogy Club, Rockville, Maryland
    Your Ancestor was a .... Occupation of our Ancestors


    26 March, 2015

    Diane L. Richard
    Fairfax Genealogical Society, Fairfax County VA
    Across County Lines: Two States, Multiple Counties -- What's a border?

    Tina Beaird
    Kane County Genealogical Society, Geneva History Center 113 S. Third Street Geneva, IL
    CSI: Cemetery Research and Investigation. Curious what those symbols mean on your great-grandfather’s headstone? Interested to know about our ancestors’ mourning customs? Tina will be explaining the details behind these as well as offering suggestions and tips on how to find your ancestor’s burial place and the types of information that may be found.

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
    Class 5:


    28 March, 2015

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska - East Campus
    Finding Your Germanic Ancestral Village

    Diane L. Richard
    Fairfax Genealogical Society, Fairfax County VA
    Track on NC research: (F41) North Carolina Research Overview, (F42) North Carolina County Records, (F45) North Carolina Repositories, and (F46) Let's Not Forget NC-Specific Native and African-American Records [Details on all 12 tracks of talks (split across 2 days -- 6 tracks at once, each track has 4 talks) available at provided URL. Also information on attending/registering]


    04 April, 2015

    Eileen Souza, PLCGS
    Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, Maryland, 21048
    The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy


    06 April, 2015

    Carla S. Cegielski
    Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society, Independence, Ohio
    Your Genealogical Estate


    08 April, 2015

    Richard M. Doherty
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, Columbus, OH
    Oral Tradition: Seeking, Analyzing, Proving! (2-Hour Workshop)


    09 April, 2015

    Diahan Southard
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH
    Organizing Your DNA Matches

    Richard M. Doherty
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, Columbus, OH
    Exciting Developments in Ireland & Northern Ireland Online Research

    Richard M. Doherty
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, Columbus, OH
    Misconceptions and Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Irish Records


    11 April, 2015

    Linda Serna
    Pomona Valley Genealogical Society, Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave, Pomona, CA
    TBD

    Diahan Southard
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Columbus, OH
    What Now? Next Steps for Autosomal DNA Testing AND DNA Testing and Your Ethnic Origins

    Carla S. Cegielski
    Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio
    Treasures of the Internet Archive

    Carla S. Cegielski
    Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio
    Estate Planning Genealogy-Style

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Ohio Genealogical Society - Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio
    Busting Through Brick Walls by Understanding County Boundaries

    Jill Morelli
    Skagit Valley Genealogical society, Burlington Senior Center
    "An Overview of Scandinavian Research:" Intimidated by International research? Scandinavian records are some of the most approachable. Learn about the "Big Four"--parish, clerical surveys, probate and emigration records for Denmark, Sweden and Norway.


    12 April, 2015

    Katherine R. Willson
    Northville Genealogical Society of Michigan (http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mings), Northville Library, 212 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI
    BREAKING BRICK WALLS WITH FACEBOOK’S 4,000 GENEALOGY GROUPS Facebook is quickly becoming a favorite resource among genealogical researchers for its vast networking capabilities. With the formation of many thousands of regional and surname-specific genealogy groups, Facebook is quickly breaking down brick walls that have blocked researchers for years – often within 24 hours of posting a query! This presentation will introduce members to Facebook as a genealogy tool and will guide the participants through the process of creating an account, joining groups, managing notifications, and efficiently utilizing Facebook for their specific genealogical needs. Participants will also be given a link to a free downloadable 120-page PDF file listing 4,000+ genealogical pages & groups on Facebook. Handouts provided.


    13 April, 2015

    Diane L. Richard
    Heritage Research Center, High Point, NC
    Freedmen's Bureau Records


    16 April, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
    Class 6:


    17 April, 2015

    Julie Miller, CG
    Colorado Genealogical Society, Denver, Colorado
    Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Sioux Valley Genealogical Society, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Beginning Genealogy -- Hunting and Gathering


    18 April, 2015

    Linda Serna
    Orange County Family History Fair, 674 S. Yorba Street, Orange, CA
    1. Roadblock: Where Do I Go From Here?; 2. What Does It Really Say? Hints for Deciphering Foreign Language Records; 3. Researching Through Maternal and Sibling Lines; 4. Spanish Research

    Karen Krugman
    Waterford Genealogy Society Lock-In, Waterford Library, 6 Pm to midnight
    Here Comes The Judge (Courthouse Records)

    Tina Beaird
    DuPage Genealogical Society, 225 n. Cross Street Wheaton, IL 60187
    Newspaper Necessities: Newspapers hold an astounding amount of genealogical and local history information other than obituaries. Learn how to find the hidden gems in newspapers like claim day notices, cards of thanks, society news, tax notices and more. Learn how to locate digital copies of original newspapers as well as what online indexes and abstracts exist.

    Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS
    Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society, Huntsville, Alabama
    Researching Virginia's Records
    Virginia's Tax Records: A Goldmine of Information
    Beyond the Courthouse: Virginia's Manuscript Collections
    Identifying Women: The Ultimate Brick Wall

    Diane L Giannini , CG
    Hot Springs VillageArkansas Genealogy Society, Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village, AR
    All day event with four lectures - Research Using the Library of Congress from Your Home - Research Using City Directories with the Census As Your Guide - Mapping Your Genealogy - Case Study for Finding the Impossible

    Karen Krugman
    Pinckney Community Public Library, Pinckney
    Female Ancestor / Abbrv. Color & Extra Extra

    Diane Oslund
    Pickney Community Public Library, 125 Putnam Street Pinckney, MI 48169
    2 talks at their Genealogy Seminar. Talks to be determined.

    Laura H. Congleton
    Irish Family History Fair, Bethpage Public Library, NY
    Old Fulton NY Postcards website

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Sioux Valley Genealogical Society, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Morning Sessions are: Genealogy 102 -- The Journey; and Stories in Stone -- Cemetery Research. Afternoon Sessions are: Using German Parish Records; and Who is Hiding in Your Drawer? Dating and Identifying 19th Century Photographs

    Katherine R. Willson
    Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan (http://miigsm.org), Gaelic League Irish American Club, 2068 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI
    Topic to be determined

    Katherine R. Willson
    Waterford Genealogical Society of Michigan (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~miwatgs), Waterford Library, 5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford, MI
    USING FACEBOOK’S 4,000+ GENEALOGY GROUPS FOR RESEARCH Facebook is quickly becoming a favorite resource among genealogical researchers for its vast networking capabilities. With the formation of many thousands of regional and surname-specific genealogy groups, Facebook is quickly breaking down brick walls that have blocked researchers for years – often within 24 hours of posting a query! This presentation will introduce members to Facebook as a genealogy tool and will guide the participants through the process of creating an account, joining groups, managing notifications, and efficiently utilizing Facebook for their specific genealogical needs. Participants will also be given a link to a free downloadable 120-page PDF file listing 4,000+ genealogical pages & groups on Facebook. Handouts provided.

    Dawn Thurston, MA
    Orange County Family History Fair, 674 S. Yorba Street, Orange, CA
    TBA

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Champaign County Genealogical Society, Ohio

    Janice M. Sellers
    Calaveras Genealogical Society, LDS Conference Center, 400 Bret Harte Drive, Murphys, CA
    2015 Spring Seminar: Reconstructing Family Information When You Start with Almost Nothing: A Case Study, Get Me to the Church on Time: Finding Religious Records, Where There’s a Will: Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections, They Wouldn’t Put It on the Web If They Didn’t Want Me to Use It: Copyright Issues for Genealogy


    19 April, 2015

    Janice M. Sellers
    San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
    Using Online Historical Jewish Newspapers for Genealogical Research


    20 April, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 s. Illinois St.Plainfield, IL 60544
    Become a Census Sensei: There is much more to census records than just the Federal Population Schedules. We will explore non-population census schedules such as agriculture and manufacturing plus school censuses and more.


    21 April, 2015

    Karen Krugman
    Farmington Genealogy Society, Farmington Community Library (Downstairs) (7pm)
    Here Comes The Judge - The In's and Out's of Courthouse Research


    23 April, 2015

    Gail D. Hershenzon
    Dearborn Genealogical Society, Dearborn, Michigan
    Ethics and Etiquette in Genealogy Research

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
    Class 7:


    25 April, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St. Oswego, IL 60543
    Preserving Family Heirlooms: Attendees will learn how to preserve valuable family documents and photos for future generations and get preservation dos and don'ts for modern scrap-booking.

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    East Lansing Family History Center, East Lansing, MI
    Township Records and TBA


    30 April, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Sinclair Community College, Mason, Ohio
    Class 8:


    02 May, 2015

    Linda Serna
    Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society Annual Seminar, Hemet Public Library, 300 E Latham Ave, Hemet, CA
    4 presentations TBD


    05 May, 2015

    Katherine R. Willson
    Troy Public Library (www.troylibrary.info), 510 W. Big Beaver, Troy, MI
    BEGINNING YOUR FAMILY TREE RESEARCH - Are you related to some important historical figure? What “black sheep” are lurking in the background of your family tree? Build your family tree as you discover how to gather basic information, locate public records, and navigate Internet resources. Overcome obstacles and avoid common pitfalls with the resources that Katherine provides to guide you through your research. Handouts provided.


    09 May, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    North Suburban Genealogical Society, Northbrook Historical Society, Lower Level, 1776 Walters Ave., Northbrook IL
    Pins and Needles: Adding Social Media to Your Genealogy Repertoire. Many of us have used Facebook to find distant cousins and former high school friends. When it comes to Genealogy, lots of social media sties are popping up to help make searching for ancestors fun. Join Tina for a session on how to use sites like Pinterest, Flickr, History Pin and more to find, identify and share ancestors.

    Jill Morelli
    British Columbia Genealogical Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    "The "Push" and the "Pull": Decision-Making of the 19th Century Emigrant" Learn the Px4 approach to understanding the complexity inherent in the "push" and "pull" approach to emigration. Case Studies will be studied for motivations.

    Jill Morelli
    British Columbia (CA) Genealogical Society, Vancouver, BC
    "I Found My Family on the Internet! Now What do I do?" Have you posted your information on the internet? Did you use Ancestry or Rootsweb. Or maybe FindAGrave or FamilySearch? Learn how to assess the site, the author and the content in a methodical way so that you can be more comfortable in what information you decide to use and what you don't.

    Jill Morelli
    British Columbia (CA) Genealogical Society, Vancouver, BC
    "Soldiers, Spies & Farm Wives: the Changing Roles for Women during the Civil War," Learn how wars provide opportunities for women that resonate for decades


    12 May, 2015

    Karen Krugman
    Lapeer County Genealogy Society,
    Thinking Outside The Box - Five Steps To Bring Down Your Brick Wall


    13 May, 2015

    Julie Miller, CG
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, Missouri
    Anatomy of a Military Pension (BCG Skillbuilding lecture)


    14 May, 2015

    Sheila Benedict
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, MO
    California Historic Missions and Their Records (T246)

    Julie Miller, CG
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, Missouri
    Becoming an American: Naturalization Records


    15 May, 2015

    Sheila Benedict
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, MO
    What Happened in Missouri Didn't Stay in Missouri: California Here They Come (F316)

    Julie Miller, CG
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, Missouri
    Organizing Your Genealogy Without Losing Your Mind


    16 May, 2015

    Nancy Lee Waters Lauer
    NGS - GSG Track, St. Charles, MO
    Total Presentation Experience

    Laura H. Congleton
    Middlesex Genealogical Society, Darien Library, CT
    Researching Your Civil War Veterans

    Janice M. Sellers
    African American Genealogical Society of Northern California, Oakland Public Library Dimond Branch, 3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
    Grandma, Who Are You?: Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree

    Julie Miller, CG
    National Genealogical Society, St. Charles, Missouri
    How to Plan Your Digital Afterlife (Birdie Monk Holsclaw Memerial Lecture)


    17 May, 2015

    Karen Krugman
    The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr.
    Researching There When You Are Here


    18 May, 2015

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
    Military Genealogy: Tina will explain the significance behind using original records for tracing your ancestor's military service. Records from the American Revolution to WWII will be discussed as well as sources for modern records. Learn what types of documents are available within federal, state and local archives.


    19 May, 2015

    Richard M. Doherty
    Farmington Genealogical Society, Downtown Branch of Farmington Library, 23500 Liberty Street, Farmington, MI
    Dorfs and Documents: Embarking on German Research


    24 May, 2015

    Eileen Souza, PLCGS
    The Baltimore County Genealogical Society, Parkville Senior Center, Room 308, 8601 Harford Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
    The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy


    26 May, 2015

    Linda Serna
    North San Diego County Genealogical Society, Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA
    Researching Through Maternal and Sibling Lines


    29 May, 2015

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2015, Barrie, Ontario
    The Ancestor Investigator Biography Workshop


    30 May, 2015

    Laura H. Congleton
    Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy Research Group, Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
    Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    The Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2015, Barrie, Ontario
    Tracking Your Illusive Aboriginal Ancestors


    02 June, 2015

    Gail D. Hershenzon
    Oakland County Genealogical Society, Troy, Michigan
    Do's and Don'ts of Cemetery Research

    Katherine R. Willson
    Troy Public Library (www.troylibrary.info), 510 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI
    LITTLE-KNOWN & RARELY-USED GOOGLE SEARCH TIPS - Many genealogists barely scratch the surface of what Google has to offer. This presentation offers tips & techniques for doing more efficient research utilizing Google’s full capabilities, and discusses Google Alerts, Google Books and Google Translation features. Handouts provided.


    05 June, 2015

    Jill Morelli
    SCGS Jamboree, Burbank, CA
    "Using the Non-Population Schedules for Evidence & Context" There is a wealth of information contained within the non-populations schedules conducted by the federal government. These records can provide us with both evidence and context to our ancestor's lives. Learn what and why these records exist and how to access them.


    06 June, 2015

    Ted Gostin
    Southern California Genealogical Society, 46th Annual Jamboree, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
    Polish State Archives Databases


    07 June, 2015

    Ted Gostin
    Southern California Genealogical Society, 46th Annual Jamboree, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
    Finding Anatevka - Maps & Gazetteers in Jewish Genealogy

    Ted Gostin
    Southern California Genealogical Society, 46th Annual Jamboree, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
    Reading Jewish-Russian Vital Records for the Non-Russian Speaker


    10 June, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Get it Together: Genealogy Organization Tips


    11 June, 2015

    Diane Oslund
    Muskegon County Genealogical Society, VFW Post 3195, 5290 Grand Haven & Porter Rds., Muskegon, Michigan
    The Grave Yard Shift
    Tips on finding your ancestor's burial place and examples of grave stones to help you or confuse you in your research.


    17 June, 2015

    Linda Serna
    Genealogical Society of North Orange County, Yorba Linda Community Center, corner Imperial Hwy & Casa Loma, Imperial Rm A
    Spanish Land Grants of the Southwest

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    RootsMagic


    18 June, 2015

    Julie Miller, CG
    Larimer County Genealogical Society, Ft. Collins, Colorado
    Using Emigrant Guides for Genealogical Research


    23 June, 2015

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    Calhoun County Genealogical Society, Marshall, MI
    TBA


    24 June, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Tricks for Successful Census Research at Ancestry.com


    01 July, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    If You Don't Find Grandma on the Internet: Using Local Records


    08 July, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Hidden Treasures at FamilySearch.org


    10 July, 2015

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Homestead National Monument of America, Beatrice, Nebraska
    To be announced


    11 July, 2015

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Homestead National Monument of America, Beatrice, Nebraska
    To be announced

    Ted Gostin
    Orange County California Genealogical Society, Huntington Beach Central Library 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA
    1. Finding Vital Records Online - Beyond Ancestry.com and FamilySearch 2. Breaking Down Brick Walls: Three Case Studies


    15 July, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Advanced Search Tricks at Family Search.org


    19 July, 2015

    Jane Neff Rollins
    Questing Heirs Genealogical Society , Long Beach, CA
    Sticking to the Union: Using Labor Union Documents for Genealogical Research

    Janice M. Sellers
    Sacramento Public Library, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752


    22 July, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Beginning Court Record Research


    05 August, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Beginning Military Research Using Fold3


    12 August, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Warren County Genealogical Society, Lebanon, Ohio
    Beginning Land Record Research


    13 August, 2015

    Karen Krugman
    Grand Traverse Genealogical Society, LDS Family Center, 3746 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, Michigan
    TBD, 1pm

    Karen Krugman
    Muskegon County Genealogical Society, 5209 grand Haven Rd., Muskegon, MI (corner grand haven & porter)
    Common sources in uncommon places


    14 August, 2015

    Janice M. Sellers
    Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Byrnes Performing Arts Center and Arlington High School, Arlington, WA
    Where There’s a Will: Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections, at Northwest Genealogy Conference


    01 September, 2015

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Ontario Genealogical Society, Ontario Genealogical Society Webinar
    Simple Steps to Writing Your Ancestor's Biographies


    05 September, 2015

    Linda Serna
    Orange County California Genealogical Society, Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave, Huntington Beach, CA
    Road Block Forum


    12 September, 2015

    Linda Serna
    SHHAR Society of Hispanic and Historical Research, Family History Library, 674 S. Yorba, Orange, CA
    TBD


    19 September, 2015

    Jill Morelli
    Skagit Valley Genealogical society, TBD
    4 presentations, Topics yet to be determined


    26 September, 2015

    Janice M. Sellers
    California Genealogical Society, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612-3031
    Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: What's Buried in Cemetery Records


    03 October, 2015

    Nora Galvin, CG
    Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast,
    Connecticut Research: Rich Resources for Finding your Ancestors in the Nutmeg State


    06 October, 2015

    Karen Krugman
    Jackson County Genealogical Society, Jackson County Dept On Aging, 1715 Lansing Ave., Jackson Mi (Crouch Center)
    TBD


    10 October, 2015

    Dana Ann Palmer, CG
    Montgomery County Genealogical Society, Dayton, Ohio


    03 November, 2015

    Lisa A. Alzo, MFA
    Pitt Slovak Festival, University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA
    What's New in Slovak Genealogy

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    Jackson County Genealogical Society, Jackson, MI
    TBA


    06 November, 2015

    Debra Braverman, M.A.
    German Genealogy Group, Hicksville VFW - Post 3211, 120 S. Broadway, Hicksville, New York 11801
    Finding the Only Child's Niece


    09 November, 2015

    Wevonneda Minis
    Colleton Genealogy Society, 609 Black St., Walterboro, SC
    Diaries, Letters and Reports: African-American Ancestors in Eyewitness Accounts


    15 November, 2015

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Champaign County Genealogical Society, 2809 E Lawn Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078
    How to Clear the Mess on Your Desk 2:00 PM


    16 November, 2015

    Deborah A. Carder Mayes
    Union County Genealogical Society , Marysville Public Library, Marysville, Ohio
    Talking to the Dead


    17 November, 2015

    Julie Miller, CG
    Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society, Centennial, Colorado
    Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records


    22 November, 2015

    Michelle Goodrum
    Pima County Genealogical Society, University of Arizona Medical Center
    Land Record Workshop


    02 December, 2015

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Legacy Family Tree webinars, See Legacy Family Tree website http://www.familytreewebinars.com/
    Stories in Stone -- Cemetery Research


    01 January, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Macomb County Genealogy Group, Macomb County Public Library
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    Western Wayne Genealogy Society, Livonia Snr Center, Corner of Farmington
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    Lyon Township Public Library, 27005 S. Milford Road, South Lyon, Michigan
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    Fox Run Genealogy Society, Fox Run Retirement Community
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    Abrams Foundation (Michigan Archives), Michigan State Archives, Lansing
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    WESTERN MICHIGAN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY , Ryerson Auditorium of the Grand Rapids Public Library (1:30pm)
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

    Karen Krugman
    Brighton District Library, Brighton District Library, 100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI
    Name/Place Holder - Past presentation done here

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