Tina Beaird, MLISTown and Country Public Library, Town and Country Public Library, 320 E North St, Elburn, IL 60119Military Genealogy
C. Ann Staley, CG, CGLAmelia Island Genealogical Society, Fernandina Beach, FLThe Everyday Life of Our Ancestors
Linda SernaConejo Valley Genealogy Society, Grant R Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, CAFamily Stories: Genealogy Beyond Just the Dates
Diane L. RichardNorth Carolina Genealogical SOciety, The Schiele Museum, Gastonia, NC(1) NCGS Journal Gems, (2) Sign of the Times: Timelines in Genealogy
Michael CassaraCapital District Genealogical Society, Town of Colonie Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211Italian Genealogy and Heritage
Barbara RandallSouthern CA Chapter APG, Southern CA Genealogical Society Library, 417 Irving Dr., Burbank, CASubmitting to and Speaking at Conferences and Seminars (Note: Open to APG members only)
Robert M. Wilbanks IVMesa, Arizona FamilySearch Library, Glendale, Arizona LDS Stake Center, 8602 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051LESSER KNOWN GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES: GREAT NEW POTENTIAL [Special Topic; Intermediate-Advanced] Where do you go when you think you've exhausted your research?FAITH OF OUR FATHERS: CHURCH RESOURCES IN GENEALOGY [Special Topic; Beginner-Intermediate] This presentation gives a basic overview of Church records for genealogists, including understanding denominations, church history, records, resources and unique research facilities.
M. Diane RogersRichmond Public Library, 100 – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC, Canada V6Y 1R8Beginning Your Genealogy Journey
Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSMFranklin County Genealogical Society: DNA Interest Group, Columbus Metropolitan Library- Main Library Downtown- Genealogy Floor1:30-3:30 pm Intermediate – Understanding your DNA Test Results
Mary Kircher RoddySouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree Webinars, WebinarFamilyBrowse: Finding Unindexed Records on FamilySearch
New digitized images on FamilySearch appear continually, but many aren’t indexed. Learn to browse these mages to find deeds, vital records, naturalization papers and more. Understand record indexing schemes. See whether you should you use the catalog, map or search boxes to find these records.
C. Ann Staley, CG, CGLNorth Florida Genealogical Conference, Orange Park, FL1. Hatched, Matched and Dispatched: Vital Record Research
2. Land, Licenses, Love Gone Wrong, and Other Assorted Courthouse Records
Ted GostinJewish Genealogical Society, Los Angeles, American Jewish University, Sperber Library, 15600 Mulholland Dr., Bel-AirFinding Vital Records Online - Beyond Ancestry & FamilySearch
Robert M. Wilbanks IVTrilogy at Vistancia Genealogy Club : Annual Family History Conference, Peoria, ArizonaLESSER KNOWN GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES: GREAT NEW POTENTIAL [Special Topic; Intermediate-Advanced] Where do you go when you think you've exhausted your research?
Jill MorelliPuget Sound Genealogy Society, Bremerton, WAThe GPS According to Sherlock Holmes: A lighter way to look at the Genealogical Proof Standard. Who knew that Sherlock followed the GPS?
Debra Dudek, BA, MScCook Memorial Public Library District, 701 Aspen Dr., Vernon Hills, IL 60061The Diary of Wesley Peever – A World War I Genealogical Mystery
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Bellevue, WashingtonTrails West: Crossing the Continent 1840-1869 - Before the transcontinental railroad was completed Easterners and Mid-Westerners began to settle the West. How did they get there and what was the journey like? Presentation covers overland and water routes with descriptions of the journey and using clues to discover how and when your ancestor traveled.
Michael CassaraItalian Genealogical Group, Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714-3114 21st Century Genealogy: Software and Web Platforms
An overview of the best software packages available to family historians, and an exploration of the latest integrated technology, including Ancestry.com and FamilySearch Family Tree. This talk will deal with tech topics in everyday English - and will aim to provide insight to beginners and advanced genealogists alike.
Janice M. SellersSacramento African American Family History Seminar, LDS Church, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CAFreedmen's Bureau 2.0: A Better Way to Do Slave Research
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Richmond Beach, WashingtonBagging a Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had - Mary will show you how to find distant relatives, perhaps ones you never knew existed. You will come away with the skills to target specific people and to find their contact details.
Robert M. Wilbanks IVEast Valley Chapter, Family History Society of Arizona, Palmas del Sol- Clubhouse Ball Room, Mesa, ArizonaLESSER KNOWN GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES: GREAT NEW POTENTIAL [Special Topic; Intermediate-Advanced] Where do you go when you think you've exhausted your research?
C. Ann Staley, CG, CGLIndian River Genealogy Conference, Vero Beach, Florida1. City Directories - A Line-by-line Account of Our Ancestors
2. Death Record Research Sources: Beyond Death Certificates
3. Land, Licenses, Love Gone Wrong, and Other Assorted Courthouse Records
4. What Do I Do With All This STUFF? Mission: Organization
Ted GostinLos Angeles Westside Genealogical Society, Los Angeles Family History Library, 10741 Santa Monica Blvd., WestwoodFinding Vital Records Online - Beyond Ancestry & FamilySearch
Robert M. Wilbanks IVSunflower Genealogical Society, Sunflower Retirement Community in north Tucson, Arizona (near Marana)UNITED STATES CIVIL WAR HISTORY & GENEALOGY RESEARCH [Special Topic; Intermediate-Advanced] Presentation about researching the Civil War ancestor; emphasizing the importance of military records as research tool for furthering genealogical research in general, and obtaining more details regarding the Civil War ancestor in specific. Includes fascinating and unique historical facts and statistics related to the Civil War as a research tool for furthering genealogical research. These Civil War facts are presented primarily in relationship to the common Civil War soldier, so as to provide hints and clues, research tips and analytical approaches.
Jill MorelliWisconsin Genealogical Society, webinarI Found My Family on the Internet--Now, What Do I Do?
Jill MorelliFiske Genealogical Library, Seattle, WAThe GPS According to Sherlock Holmes!
Debra Dudek, BA, MScKane County Genealogical Society, Geneva History Museum, 113 S. Third Street, Geneva, ILDiscovering your UK/Irish Roots Online
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Covington, WashingtonA Nose for News - Sniffing Out Stories in Newspapers - More than a baker's dozen useful tips for searching in old newspapers. Each suggestion will be accompanied by real-life examples to cement the ideas.
Tina Beaird, MLISFairfax County Genealogical Society, Weston Hotel, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043Annual Spring Conference 4 Lectures:
1. Illinois Digital Resources
2. Researching at the Illinois State Archives
3. Illinois County Research Primer
4. Chicago Resources
Jill MorelliOlympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar, Educational School District building, Tumwater, WAI am co-presenting with my friend, Janice Lovelace. My topics are Making Timelines Work for You (working title) and Finding the Women: 25+ Places to Look
Jay FonkertIowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, IowaIGS Spring Workshop -- four lectures to be determined
Debra Dudek, BA, MScSouth Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, 3000 W 170th Pl, Hazel Crest, IL 60429Discovering your UK/Irish Roots Online: Websites and Resources for English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish Ancestry
Janice M. SellersOakland FamilySearch Library, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602Using the Subscription Newspaper Web Sites at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Newcastle, Washington Censational Census Strategies - The US Federal census and its “little brother,” the state census, are among the major workhorses of genealogical research. But are you getting the most out of them? This presentation presents 20+ tips for finding missing ancestors and mining the census for more clues for follow-up research.
Gail D. HershenzonNorthville Genealogical Society, Northville District Library, Northville, MichiganDetroit's Historic Woodmere Cemetery
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Woodinville, WashingtonCensational Census Strategies - The US Federal census and its “little brother,” the state census, are among the major workhorses of genealogical research. But are you getting the most out of them? This presentation presents 20+ tips for finding missing ancestors and mining the census for more clues for follow-up research.
Mary Kircher RoddyStillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Arlington, WashingtonRead 'Em or Weep - Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR - Learn where to find free and pay newspaper sites online. Understand how to put OCR mistakes to work for you to increase search results. See a method to make sure you do thorough searching in every newspaper every time.
Shirley Gage HodgesIngham County Genealogical Society, Holt, MIUsing Probate Records
Mary Kircher RoddyKing County Libraries, Kingsgate Library, Kirkland, WashingtonA Nose for News - Sniffing Out Stories in Newspapers - More than a baker's dozen useful tips for searching in old newspapers. Each suggestion will be accompanied by real-life examples to cement the ideas.
Jim LanninHalifax Genealogical Society, Ormond Beach Regional Library Auditorium, 30 S Beach St., Ormond Beach, Florida "Practical DNA for Genealogy"
Diane L. RichardNERGC (New England Regional Genealogical Consortium) (2017 Conference), Springfield, MA(1) Freedmen's Burea Records -- Invaluable to All Southern Research, (2) Researching Finns (when you don't speak Finnish!)
Wevonneda MinisOhio Genealogical Society , Sandusky, OhioDid Great-Grandmother Really Disappear Without A Trace? Using Asylum Records
Wevonneda MinisOhio Genealogical Society, Sandusky, OhioResearching African Americans in the Wake of the Civil War: A Case Study
Rich VeneziaOhio Genealogical Society Conference, Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Sandusky,Ohio8 AM: Italian-Americans: Find Your Roots in the Old Country
3 PM: The Aliens Are Coming: USCIS Record Sets
Margaret R. Fortier, MSHFIDNew England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) Conference, Mass Mutual Center, Springfield, MAFrench-Canadian Genealogy: Getting Started
Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSMOhio Genealogical Society Conference, Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Sandusky,Ohio 3 pm F34-Using OneNote to Organize Your Genealogical Research
Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSMOhio Genealogical Society Conference, Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Sandusky,Ohio4:30 pm F41-Online Tools to Organize and Collaborate with Your Cousins
M. Diane RogersAbbotsford Family History Centre, 30635 Blueridge Drive, Abbotsford, BCWho's Who In The News: Researching in Historical NewspapersAbbotsford Family History Day
Gail Shaffer BlankenauNebraska State Genealogy Society conference, Lincoln, NebraskaResearching Nebraska online
Tina Beaird, MLISFairfax County Virginia Genealogical Society, Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station Hall, 2148 Gallows Road, Vienna, VAPreserving Family Heirlooms
Mary Kircher RoddyPuget Sound Genealogical Society, Bremerton, WashingtonSpreadsheets 101: Excel-lence in Genealogy and Spreadsheets 201: Excel-lent Examples
Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGSNational Genealogical Society Family History Conference, Raleigh, North CarolinaSources or Clues? Pitfalls of Using Published Genealogies and Online Trees
Eileen Souza, PLCGSHoward County Genealogical Society, Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, MD 21044The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy
C. Ann Staley, CG, CGLNational Genealogical Society, Raleigh, NCLand, Licenses, Love Gone Wrong, and Other Assorted Courthouse Records
Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGSNational Genealogical Society Family History Conference, Raleigh, North CarolinaCatholic Church Research in the Southeast
C. Ann Staley, CG, CGLNational Genealogical Society, Raleigh, NCSlave Narratives: Telling the Story of Slavery and Families
Mary Kircher RoddySkagit Valley Genealogical society, Burlington, WashingtonTime Will Tell - Using Timelines to Understand Your Ancestors - Are you using this tool to analyze your data? It's a great way to organize dates and places for specific ancestors and puts a different perspective on the information you've gathered.
Linda SernaSan Diego Genealogical Socity, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Bl (at Jackson), San Diego, CA1. Visual Journey Beyond the Censuses; 2. WWI
Helen V Smith, PLCGSFootsteps in Time Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland AustraliaDNA: I Have My Results. Now What Do I Do?
Linda SernaVentura County Genealogical Society, Camarillo Public Library Community Room, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CARoad Block: Where Do I Go From Here?
Diane L. RichardWake County Genealogical Society, Raleigh, NCWhat's a Border?
Linda SernaGlendora Genealogical Group, La Tetra Center, 333 E. Foothill Bl, Glendora, CA (2nd floor Elm Room)DNA: The Basics Simplified
Mary Kircher RoddySouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank, CaliforniaBagging a Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had
Debra Dudek, BA, MScSouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2017, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CAThe Diary of Wesley Peever - A World War I Genealogical Mystery
Debra Dudek, BA, MScSouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2017, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CACrime, Prison, and Punishment: Researching UK Criminal Ancestors
Janice M. SellersGenealogy Jamboree, Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505Reconstructing Family Information When You Start with Almost Nothing: A Case Study
Mary Kircher RoddySouthern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank, CaliforniaSpreadsheets 101 Workshop: An Excel-lent Hands-on Tutorial - * Learn some tricks and tools for using Excel for genealogy. How to deal with pre-1900 dates. How to import data from Ancestry, FamilySearch and other websites. How to wrap text, split columns, sort, find, use color and more. Bring your laptop to this hands-on workshop!
Helen V Smith, PLCGSUnlock the Past, Crusing from Brisbane Australia to Papua New GuineaVisualising Family History Data
Helen V Smith, PLCGSUnlock the Past, Crusing from Brisbane Australia to Papua New GuineaDNA: I have My Results. Now What Do I Do?
Helen V Smith, PLCGSUnlock the Past, Crusing Brisbane to New GuineaDNA:What Use is it? Which Test, Who From and Why?
Gail Shaffer BlankenauGerman-American Genealogical Partnership, 2017 International German Genealogy Conference, Minneapolis Marriott Northwes7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428This conference is July 28-30. The specific time for my presentations TBA.
Introduction to using German parish records and Top Tips in Reading German parish records.
Jill MorelliGermanic-American Genealogical Conference, Minneapolis, MN1. Finding Dirk: Insanity in the 19th c., 2. Push - Pull: Decision-making of a 19th c. Emigrant and 3. Ostfriesen Overview
Karen Stanbary, MA, CG℠Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research: Genetics for Genealogists Beginning DNA, Athens, GeorgiaDNA & GPS
Wevonneda MinisFederation of Genealogical Societies, Pittsburgh, PAFreedmen's Bureau Labor Contracts: A Closer Look
Wevonneda MinisFederation of Genealogical Societies, Pittsburgh, PADid Great-Grandmother Really Vanish Into Thin Air? Using Asylum Records
Janice M. SellersOakland FamilySearch Library, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602Following a Family's History for 150 Years through Newspaper Articles
Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGSToronto Branch OGS, Eglinton St George's United Church 35 Lytton Blvd, TorontoTracking Your Illusive Aboriginal Ancestors in the Records
Janice M. SellersAfrican American Genealogical Society of Northern California, Dimond Branch, Oakland Public Library, 3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602Freedmen's Bureau 2.0: A Better Way to Do Slave Research
Julie Miller, CG, CGL, FNGSCastle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society, Castle Rock, ColoradoBecoming American: Naturalization Records
Karen KrugmanLyon Township Public Library, 27005 S. Milford Road South Lyon, Michigan 48178Place holder for future use
Karen KrugmanVan Buren Regional Genealogy Society, Community Room of the Van Buren District Library Webster Memorial Library BranchPlace holder for future use
Karen KrugmanFox Run Genealogy Society, Fox Run VillagePlace Holder
Karen KrugmanAllegan District Library Genealogy Group, Allegan District Library, 331 Hubbard St., Allegan, Michigan 49010Place holder for future use
Karen KrugmanTecumseh District Library, 215 North Ottawa Street Tecumseh, MI 49286Place holder for future use