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11 February, 2016

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
10 am Records, Files, and Archives

Tina Beaird
Glen Ellyn Public Library, Glen Ellyn Public Library 400 Duane St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree


13 February, 2016

Tina Beaird
South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, 3000 W 170th Pl, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Scottish Resources


16 February, 2016

Caron Primas Brennan
St Charles Public Library, St Charles, IL
Genealogy Basics for Beginners


17 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
How to improve research with source-based genealogy


18 February, 2016

Janice M. Sellers
San Joaquin County Genealogical Society, Margaret K. Troke Branch, Stockton Public Library, 502 West Benjamin Holt Drive,
Where There's a Will: Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections


20 February, 2016

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Carroll County Public Library, Westminster Branch, 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157
The ABCs of DNA for Genealogy


21 February, 2016

Linda Serna
Questing Heirs Genealogy Society, Lakewood Masonic Center, 5918 E. Parkcrest St., Long Beach, CA
The War Between Brothers: Families Torn Asunder


22 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
Using life events and ages to solve genealogy problems

Tina Beaird
Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree


23 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
Organizing your genealogy computer files … the better way to do it


25 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
A beginner’s guide to Jewish genealogy

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
Names, events, dates and places aren’t enough. Here’s what you can and should record

Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
Kane County Genealogical Society, Geneva History Museum 113 S. Third Street Geneva, IL
BillionGraves: Beyond the Basics


26 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, Melbourne, Australia
How to improve research with source]based genealogy


27 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
Making the most of your genealogy software


29 February, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
Why genealogy is everyone’s solemn duty

Diane L. Richard
Wayne County Library, 1001 E. Ash Street Goldsboro, NC 27530
Get Excited about Your Pre-1870 N.C. African American Research


02 March, 2016

Louis Kessler
Unlock the Past, At sea New Zealand to Australia
What’s in a date? Using dates effectively


05 March, 2016

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Marion Area Genealogical Society, Historical Society Building, Marion Ohio
10 am How to Clear the Mess on the Desk


06 March, 2016

Warren Bittner, CGSM
Ft. Worth Texas Gelelogical Society, Ft. Worth, Texas


07 March, 2016

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK
U.S. Census Research: Beyond the Population Schedules


08 March, 2016

Tina Beaird
Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 5025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
Will County, Illinois Resources


09 March, 2016

Carolyn B. Leonard
John Starke Chapter, Daugters of American Revolution, Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club
“20 minutes of Graveyard Humor”


10 March, 2016

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
10 am Successful Online Genealogical Searching

Janice M. Sellers
Contra Costa County Genealogical Society, LDS Building, 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA
Where There's a Will: Probate Records Can Prove Family Connections


11 March, 2016

Bethany Waterbury, D.V.M.
Forensic Genealogy Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Genetic Genealogy Practicum for Unknown Parentage Cases


12 March, 2016

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

Janice M. Sellers
Sacramento African American Genealogy Seminar, LDS Church, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821
Valuable Information in Freedmen's Bureau Records


14 March, 2016

Tina Beaird
Joliet Public Library District, Joliet Public Library Black Road Branch 3395 Black Rd Joliet, IL 60431
Will County, Illinois Resources

Mary Kircher Roddy
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State, Bellevue, Washington
Topic to be decided

Diane L. Richard
NC Association of Professional Genealogists, Raleigh, NC
A Hand-out For Your Poor [trial run of planned NGS talk]


15 March, 2016

Jill Morelli
Federation of Genealogical Societies, webinar--so stay in your jammies and listen up!
Grab their Attention and Keep it! 10 Rules of Thumb for Dynamite Publications: Whether your society publishes digitally or in hard copy, this session is for you. As an architect and former Publications Director for my Society, I live in a visual world. We will cover some basics for how your publications can grab the attention of your audience and get read.

Linda Serna
Los Angeles Westside Genealogical Society, LDS Family History Center, 10741 Santa Monica Bl, Los Angeles, CA
Dispelling the Myths and Finding Your Family


16 March, 2016

Katherine R. Willson
Jackson County (MI) Genealogical Society (www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mijackgs/jcgs.htm), Dept on Aging - Crouch Center, 1715 Lansing Ave, Jackson, MI
WRITING DOWN THE BONES: PRINTING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY – Genealogists often quip, “The worst thing you write is better than the best thing you didn’t write.” It doesn’t matter that you’re not done – we’ll never be done! So let’s talk about taking the materials you already have in your possession and putting them in an order that will allow you to print copies for family members. You can always add pages later! Handouts provided.

Jill Morelli
Nordic Immigration in the Pacific Northwest--Then and Now, Ändro Hotel, Seattle, WA
The Push and the Pull: Decision-Making of the 19th Century Emigrant

Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
Fountaindale Public Library District, Bolingbrook, IL
Master of Ceremonies - Irish Genealogy: Resources for Success


17 March, 2016

Janis Minor Forté, B.S., M.A.
Florida State Genealogical Society, Webinar
Using Non Traditional Sources to Identify the Slave Holder


18 March, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
California African American Genealogical Society, Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at the University of Southern California (USC)
Read 'Em or Weep: Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR

Mary Kircher Roddy
California African American Genealogical Society, Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at the University of Southern California (USC)
Bagging a Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had

Tina Beaird
DuPage Genealogical Society, Wheaton Public Library 225 N. Cross St. Wheaton, IL 60187
Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors


19 March, 2016

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Carroll County Public Library, Finsburg Branch, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048
Dig Up Your Ancestors Online!

Janice M. Sellers
California State Genealogical Alliance and Fresno County Genealogical Society, Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 East Perrin Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720
"Grandma, Who Are You?: Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree" and "Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752"

Deborah A. Carder Mayes
Union County Genealogical Society, Marysville, Ohio 43040
Where's the Proof?


22 March, 2016

Linda Serna
North San Diego Genealogy Society, Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA
Spanish Research

Jill Morelli
2016 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference, Sheraton Seattle, 1400 6th Ave., Seattle, WA
The Rise and Fall of Genealogical Popularity in History: this is a joint presentation with Lisa Oberg


23 March, 2016

Jill Morelli
Swedish Club of Seattle, 1602 Dexter North, Seattle, WA
Part 1 of 3: Finding your Parish of Birth:Don't know your parish of birth of your immigrant ancestor? We might be able to give you some ideas where to look. While this session is suitable for all Nordic researchers, at the end we will have a look at the Swedish indexed record sets to see how they can help. The Genealogical Proof Standard will be reviewed and integrated into all three sessions. See the website to download registration form

Gail Shaffer Blankenau
Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Online
Introduction to German Parish Records - Live 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Caron Primas Brennan
Palatine Public Library District, Palatine IL
Where Did I Put Grandpa?  Organizing for Genealogists


24 March, 2016

Sheila Benedict, Sheila Benedict
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum, Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County, California
The California Mission System


26 March, 2016

Janice M. Sellers
Oakland FamilySearch Library, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
Vital Records and the Calendar Change of 1752


28 March, 2016

Tina Beaird
Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree


30 March, 2016

Jill Morelli
Swedish Club of Seattle, 1602 Dexter North, Seattle, WA
Part 2 of 3: I found my Parish of Birth--Now What Do I Do? Accessing Swedish records can be intimidating. Learn how to access and use Swedish parish records including the clerical surveys.


02 April, 2016

Sheila Benedict, Sheila Benedict
San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society, San Luis Obispo, California
Mini conference - two presentations


03 April, 2016

Linda Serna
Czech Area Genealogy Club, Jagerhaus German Restaurant, 2525 E. Ball Rd, Anaheim
Dispelling the Myths and Finding Your Family


05 April, 2016

Jill Morelli
Swedish Club of Seattle, 1602 Dexter North, Seattle, WA
Part 3 of 3: Digging Deeper into Parish Records. We will gain expertise in looking at the parish records and work between the BMD and the clerical surveys to gather clues as to the stories they can tell. Other records contained within the parish records will also be illustrated, e.g. moving in/out records.

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Delaware County Genealogical Society, The Delaware County District Library 84 East Winter Street Delaware, Ohio 430
7:30 pm How to Prepare for an Out-of-Town Research Trip


08 April, 2016

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Burlington, Iowa Public Library, Burlington, Iowa
Salute to Veterans; Researching Our Ancestors' Military Service


09 April, 2016

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Burlington, Iowa Public Library, Burlington, IA
Land, Runs, Lotteries, & Homesteading: Settlement American Style
Proving That Native American Family Legend
Courthouse Research: Finding the Mother Lode
Women in Colonial America

Tina Beaird
North Suburban Genealogical Society, Northbrook Historical Society 1776 Walters Ave. Northbrook, Illinois 60025
Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors

Janice M. Sellers
California Genealogical Society, California Genealogical Society & Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA
What Is Forensic Genealogy Really?

Diane Oslund
Berrien County Genealogical Society, St. Joseph/Benton Harbor area. Exact location will be added later.

  • "Let Your Fingers Do the Walking!”
    Dig into directories and see what we can learn from them. Just how much can they tell us about our ancestors and other family members? Learn what they have to say about the community where our family resided. How can that help us in our research?
  • “Those Pesky Females”
    Having trouble with your female ancestors surname? Just what was her name at birth, at death and in-between?
  • “The Grave Yard Shift”
    Tips on how to find your ancestors burial site. Why bother? What can you find there?
  • “Where the Heck is it anyway?”
    Tips on how to organize and store your genealogy papers and notes. Is there a better way?


    11 April, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am Family Tree Software Options


    12 April, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
    Tracing Your House History

    Deborah A. Carder Mayes
    Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, Butler Branch, Butler, Ohio
    Copus Hill: A Tragedy in Ohio History

    Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
    Schaumburg Township District Library , Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193
    What's the Buzz About BillionGraves?


    13 April, 2016

    Caron Primas Brennan
    Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, IL
    Using Fold3.com


    14 April, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    McHenry County Genealogical Society, The Point Outreach Center 5650 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    Courthouse Finds


    16 April, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Waterford Genealogy Society Lock-In, Waterford Public Library
    Genealogy & Cloud Storage

    Linda Serna
    Orange Regional Family History Library, Orange Regional Family History Library, 674 S. Yorba, Orange, CA
    1. Ethnic Groups: They Came Into America 2. What Do You Do When Your DNA Doesn’t Match Your Paper Trail: A Case Study

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Tips To Prepare You For The Professional Genealogist Experience - Pleanary

    Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
    La Salle County Genealogy Guild, 115 W Glover St, Ottawa, IL 61350
    Pinning Together Your Genealogical Past with Pinterest

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Ontario Vital Stats

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina, Saskatchewan
    The Original People - Looking for the Illusive Aboriginal Ancestor


    17 April, 2016

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Success Using Scotland's Backdoor to Genealogy - Pleanary


    18 April, 2016

    Carla S. Cegielski
    Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Fairview Park branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio
    Crowdsourcing: Making History Accessible to All


    20 April, 2016

    Diane Oslund
    Downriver Genealogical Society, The Copeland Center - 2306 4th Street, Wyandotte, MI
    Over Wayne County Way!
    Tips on researching in Detroit and Wayne County.

    Tina Beaird
    Fox River Valley Public Library, Fox River Valley Public Library 555 Barrington Ave, East Dundee, IL 60118
    Advanced Genealogy Workshop

    Jill Morelli
    Legacy Webinars, on-line, free
    Fire Insurance Maps: The Google Maps of Their Day: I love maps! We will explore the history of Sanborn (and others) Fire Insurance maps and cover ways that the maps can assist you in your family history. Did you know there were over 50K maps of cities and towns? There are also maps of distilleries and sugar plantations and even some foreign cities.


    21 April, 2016

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


    23 April, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Acorn Public Library, Acorn Public Library 15624 Central Ave. Oak Forest, IL 60452
    Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree

    Julie Miller, CG
    Colorado Genealogical Society, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
    Special Interest Class:When Grandpa Went Off To War: U.S. Military Records and Anatomy of a Military Pension

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    Family History Center, East Lansing, Michigan, East Lansing, MI
    Whither Thou Goest: Tracing Your Female Ancestors and Writing Your Family History


    25 April, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s. Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
    Newspaper Necessities


    28 April, 2016

    Daniel Earl
    Dearborn Genealogical Society, Dearborn, Michigan
    Funeral Homes and Ancestors: They're Dying to Meet You!

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Ohio Genealogical Society Conference, Mason, Ohio
    Read ‘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.

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Ohio Genealogical Society Conference, Mason, Ohio
    Telling Their Story When They Left No Story - You've spent years (or decades) working on your genealogy. Now it's finally time to take all that data and put it together into a story that your relatives - yes, even your spouse and children! - will want to read. Mary Roddy will show you how to take your data and "fluff it up" with the kinds of details that draw your reader into the story of their ancestors' lives.

    Janis Minor Forté, B.S., M.A.
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio
    Researching the Digital Library on American Slavery, Using Non-Traditional Sources to Identify the Slaveholders, Seven Proven Strategies for Identifying Slave Ownership and Reconstruction of Families


    30 April, 2016

    Warren Bittner, CGSM
    Colorado Palatines,


    01 May, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Northville Genealogy Society, Northville District Library, 212 W. Cady, Northville, MI
    Colonial Records


    03 May, 2016

    Katherine R. Willson
    Oakland County (MI) Genealogical Society (www.ocgsmi.org), St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 North Adams, Troy, MI
    THEY DIDN’T ALL COME THROUGH ELLIS ISLAND! – If as many ancestors came through Ellis Island as families are led to believe, the island would have sunk! Learn about the multiple ports of entry into the U.S., how to find passenger records online, and how to analyze these lists as a means of filling in your ancestors’ life stories. Handouts provided.

    Caron Primas Brennan
    Elgin Genealogical Society, Elgin IL
    Where Did I Put Grandpa?  Organizing for Genealogists


    04 May, 2016

    Eileen Souza, PLCGS
    Best Years, Sacred Heart Church, Mother Seton Room, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon, MD 21071
    Getting Started With Your Genealogy

    Julie Miller, CG
    National Genealogical Society 2016 Family History Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records;Eddie Wenck: The Case of a Little Lost Boy;Alien Registration Records

    Diane L. Richard
    National Genealogical Society (NGS), Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    S404 - A Hand-Out for the Poor, T227 - Freedmen's Bureau Records

    Janice M. Sellers
    Anne Bradstreet Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Delancey Street, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
    A Tale of Two Brothers: The Patriot and the Outlaw


    06 May, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    National Genealogical Society Conference 2016, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    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.


    07 May, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Fountaindale Public Library, Fountaindale Public Library 300 W. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    Sensational Deaths and How to Find Them (Part of 2016 Genealogy Day)

    Jill Morelli
    National Genealogical Society Conference 2016, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    On Death and Dying: We will explore the approach of families to death and dying prior to the Civil War, why the Civil War changed how we think about it and finally medical advances during the period that made the Civil War a game-changer for medical advances.

    Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
    Fountaindale Public Library District, Bolingbrook, IL
    Master of Ceremonies - Genealogy Day


    09 May, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Genealogical Society of South Whidby Island, Trinity Lutheran Church
    My Top Ten Tech Tools I Really Use!: There are so many tech tools out there. How does one pick what to use and what not to? I am not a technophile, but there are ten tech tools that I use regularly. Each will be explained in enough detail that the attendees can determine their value for themselves.


    11 May, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Fountaindale Public Library, Fountaindale Public Library 300 W. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    Recreating World War I Records


    12 May, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am Sync Your Family Tree and Use Common Settings


    14 May, 2016

    Deborah A. Carder Mayes
    Clark County Genealogical Society, Springfield, Ohio
    Prisoner of War Experiences of Two Union Soldiers

    Bethany Waterbury, D.V.M.
    French Canadian Historical Society of Michigan, Mount Clemens, Michigan
    Using DNA to Breakdown Brick Walls

    Janice M. Sellers
    Oakland FamilySearch Library, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
    Using Finding Aids for Jewish Records to Help Research Non-Jewish Ancestors


    17 May, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Farmington Genealogy Society, Farmington Community Library (Downstairs) (7pm)
    Military (Talk in development)

    Linda Serna
    Conejo Valley Genealogical Society, Grant R Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA
    Finding Clues in Different Sources


    21 May, 2016

    Julie Miller, CG
    Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society, Castle Rock, Colorado
    Organizing Your Genealogy Without Losing Your Mind


    23 May, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s.Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
    Military Genealogy


    24 May, 2016

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


    26 May, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Kane County Genealogical Society, Geneva History Museum 113 S. Third Street Geneva, IL
    Grandma Nellie's Scrapbook: Identifying and Interpreting Historic Photographs


    03 June, 2016

    Sheila Benedict, Sheila Benedict
    Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank California
    1) Case studies in Forensic Genealogy 2) Using Social Sciences in Genealogical Research Also, coordinator of the Jamboree Roundtables and will be the volunteer at the Irish research table`

    Karen Krugman
    Fox Run Genealogy Society, Fox Run Village
    TBD


    04 June, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    SCGS Jamboree 2016, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA
    Blog Your Family History: Eating the Elephant One Bite at a Time: You know you should write your family history, but sometimes it seems overwhelming. We will discuss how blogging might be a way to reduce THE book to a manageable size. And, you may still get a book out of it as well. Six easy steps to setting up your first blog--so easy!

    Jill Morelli
    SCGS Jamboree 2016, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA
    Fire Insurance Maps: The Google Maps of Their Day: I love maps! We will explore the history of Sanborn (and others) Fire Insurance maps and cover ways that the maps can assist you in your family history. Did you know there were over 50K maps of cities and towns? There are also maps of distilleries and sugar plantations.

    Janice M. Sellers
    Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, 2500 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505
    Get Me to the Church on Time: Finding Religious Records


    05 June, 2016

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA. 91505
    Read 'Em or Weep: Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR


    06 June, 2016

    Janice M. Sellers
    Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA
    Bubbie, Who Are You?: Finding the Maiden Names in Your Family Tree


    08 June, 2016

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Internet
    The Evergreen State: Researching Your Washington State Ancestors - This talk covers the basics of Washington State history, geography, ethnic groups and where to find Washington State genealogical records both online and offline. I'll cover research strategies and some of the unique collections that can be found in the Evergreen State.


    09 June, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am How to Fix the Mess on Your Desk (part 1)


    11 June, 2016

    Janice M. Sellers
    California Genealogical Society, California Genealogical Society & Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA
    Jewish Genealogy: Why Is This Research Different from All Other Research?

    Tina Beaird
    Fox Lake District Library, Fox Lake District Library 255 E. Grand Ave. Fox Lake, IL 60020
    CSI: Cemetery Search and Investigation


    14 June, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Shelby County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Shelby County Historical Society, 201 N Main St, Sidney, Ohio 45365
    7:30 pm DNA for Beginners

    Deborah A. Carder Mayes
    Fulton County Genealogical Society Banquet, Delta, Ohio
    Talking to the Dead

    Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
    Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling Historical Society & Museum, 251 N. Wolf Road, Wheeling, IL 60090
    Victorian Mourning Customs: Lifting the Veil Off Morbid Genealogical Treasures

    Tina Beaird
    Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society, Mundelein Park District 1401 N. Midlothian Rd. Mundelein, IL
    TBD


    18 June, 2016

    Caron Primas Brennan
    CAGGNI GeneaQuest Conference, Schaumburg IL
    Fold3.com

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211
    10 am How to Organize Your Genealogy: Paper and Digital

    Jill Morelli
    South King County Genealogical Society, Wesley Homes, Des Moines, 816 S 216th St., Des Moines, WA 98198.
    Using Non-Population Schedules for Context and Evidence


    20 June, 2016

    Bethany Waterbury, D.V.M.
    Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society, Portage Public Library, Portage, Michigan
    Breaking Down Brick Walls Using DNA


    22 June, 2016

    Gail Shaffer Blankenau
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Online at http://familytreewebinars.com/
    Digging Deeper in German Parish Records - 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT


    26 June, 2016

    Janice M. Sellers
    Sacramento Public Library, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    Get Me to the Church on Time: Finding Religious Records

    Warren Bittner, CGSM
    GRIP,


    27 June, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Van Buren Regional Genealogy Society, Community Room of the Van Buren District Library Webster Memorial Library Branch
    Researching There When You Are Here & STUMBLE (Tenative)


    28 June, 2016

    Bethany Waterbury, D.V.M.
    Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), La Roche College, Wexford, Pennsylvania
    Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy for the 21st Century: Reverse Genealogy Techniques


    29 June, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Stickney Forest-View Public Library, Stickney Forest View Public Library 6800 43rd St, Berwyn, IL 60402
    Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree

    Bethany Waterbury, D.V.M.
    Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), La Roche College, Wexford, Pennsylvania
    Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy for the 21st Century: Adoption and DNA Forensic Cases


    09 July, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Montgomery County Genealogical Society, tba
    1 pm Using Aggregators Such as Feedly to Organize Your Genealogy

    Tina Beaird
    McHenry County Genealogical Society, McHenry County College, 8900 Rt. 14 Crystal Lake, IL 60012
    McHenry County Genealogical Society's Annual Summer Conference: CSI: Cemetery Search and Investigation and Pinning Down the Past: Adding Social Media to Your Genealogical Repertoire


    11 July, 2016

    Janis Minor Forté, B.S., M.A.
    Midwest African American Genealogy Institute, Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Ill.
    Coordinator, Track 4: Intermediate Genealogy Pre and Post Slave Era Research


    12 July, 2016

    Caron Primas Brennan
    Schaumburg Township District Library Genealogy Special Interest Group, Schaumburg IL
    Using Ancestry Trees


    14 July, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am Continuing Genealogical Education-- Societies, Conferences, and Webinars


    16 July, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    National Homestead Monument, Southeast Community College of Beatrice 4771 W Scott Rd, Beatrice, NE 68310
    Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors (Part of the two-day National Homestead Monument's History Symposium)

    Janice M. Sellers
    Oakland FamilySearch Library, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
    Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting


    01 August, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America, Family Reunion 2016, Crowne Plaza, Airport/MOA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Fire Insurance Maps: The Google Maps of Their Day: I love maps! We will explore the history of Sanborn (and others) Fire Insurance maps and cover ways that the maps can assist you in your family history. Did you know there were over 50K maps of cities and towns? there are also maps of distilleries and sugar plantations.


    02 August, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America, Family Reunion 2016, Crowne Plaza, Airport/MOA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Insanity in the 19th Century: One Family's Story: Let's take a look at the history of treatment and the care of the insane during the 19th c.--a topic not often discussed. We will review publicly available records, discuss the methodology of procurement of mental health records through the courts and review what types of records can be obtained.


    03 August, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America, Family Reunion 2016, Crowne Plaza, Airport/MOA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Using the Non-Population Schedules for Context & Evidence:


    11 August, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am How to Plan for an Out-of-Town Research Trip


    13 August, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Allegan District Library Genealogy Group, Allegan District Library, 331 Hubbard St., Allegan, Michigan 49010
    Thinking Outside The Box


    18 August, 2016

    Karen Krugman
    Grand Traverse Genealogical Society, LDS Family Center, 3746 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, Michigan
    Finding That Ancestor You're Not So Proud Of....


    31 August, 2016

    Tina Beaird
    Federation of Genealogical Societies, Wyndham Springfield City Centre 700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
    Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference: •Session W-114, Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 am, Collaborating for a Successful Digitization Grant Project •Session T-220, Thursday, September 01, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Scottish Chain Migration to Illinois •Session S-432, Saturday, September 03, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Recreate Lost WWI Records


    01 September, 2016

    Sheila Benedict, Sheila Benedict
    Federation of Genealogical Societies, Springfield, IL
    1) Catholic Records are for non-Catholics Too


    03 September, 2016

    Sheila Benedict, Sheila Benedict
    Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Springfield, IL
    My Family Left Chicago with Family Records - did yours?


    17 September, 2016

    Shirley Gage Hodges
    Berrien County Genealogical Society, St. Joseph, MI
    Immigration: The Journey to America, The Orphan Train,Newspapers: A Pot of Gold; The Internet: Blessings and Curses


    18 September, 2016

    Linda Serna
    Questing Heirs Genealogy Society, Lakewood Masonic Center, 5918 E. Parkcrest St., Long Beach, CA
    1. What Do You Do When Your DNA Doesn't Match Your Paper Trail? 2. DNA: The Basics--Simplified


    24 September, 2016

    Janice M. Sellers
    California Genealogical Society, California Genealogical Society & Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA
    Reading and Transcribing American Colonial Handwriting

    Jill Morelli
    Historic Seattle, TBD
    Look, See & Analyze Your Built Environment; This interactive discussion/workshop will explore the clues garnered when utilizing both documents and your observations and subsequently will enrich your writing and understanding of the built environment. This Architect-led discussion will explore all levels of the urban environment -- interiors, the buildings, the property and the neighborhood context.

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Association of Professional Genealogists- Professional Management Conference, Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
    2:15 pm Succession Planning for Your Genealogical Business


    27 September, 2016

    Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
    Helen Plum Library, 110 W Maple St, Lombard, IL 60148
    Internet Archive – The Amazing Genealogical Resource You’re Not Using!


    01 October, 2016

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Barrie Branch Ontario Genealogical Society, Barrie, Ontario Canada
    Writing Your Ancestors Biographies

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Southern California Genealogical Society Webinar Extension Series, Webinar
    Trails 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.


    04 October, 2016

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


    13 October, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am How to Fix the Mess on Your Desk (part 2)


    15 October, 2016

    Linda Serna
    Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogy Society, Hemet Library, 300 E. Latham Ave, Hemet, CA
    1. Genealogy as Detective Work2. What Do You Do When Your DNA Doesn't Match Your Paper Trail?


    18 October, 2016

    Mary Kircher Roddy
    Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Webinar presentation
    A Decree of (Temporary) Divorce - My Life Without Ancestry.com - My bank balance was thin and my patience with paying the faceless corporate entity was even thinner. Learn how I found free substitute records for many of the records I used to pay for at Ancestry.com, and how I discovered some new sites as well. My temporary "divorce" forced me to examine my genealogy from a different viewpoint with a fresh perspective. You, too, can recharge your genealogy, and save a few pennies as well.


    22 October, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Indiana State Library, Genealogy and Local History Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana
    House Histories--Wherever You Live!

    Jill Morelli
    Indiana State Library, Genealogy and Local History Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Fire Insurance Maps: The Google Maps of their Day

    Janice M. Sellers
    California State Genealogical Alliance and California Genealogical Society, California Genealogical Society & Library, 2201 Broadway Suite LL2, Oakland, CA
    to be determined


    01 November, 2016

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


    02 November, 2016

    Jill Morelli
    Minnesota Genealogical Society, online webinar
    Using the Non-Population Schedules for Context & Evidence


    03 November, 2016

    Tammy Tipler-Priolo, BASc, PLCGS
    Ontario Genealogical Society Webinar, Webinar
    Genealogy as a Therapeutic Tool for Stress


    10 November, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am Getting Started with DNA Testing and Results


    12 November, 2016

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


    08 December, 2016

    Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
    Willowbrook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing West, Delaware, Ohio 43015 3rd floor auditorium
    10 am Knocking Down Brick Walls


    12 December, 2016

    Janice M. Sellers
    Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society, Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton, CA 94612
    Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: What's Buried in Cemetery Records


    01 January, 2026

    Karen Krugman
    Western Wayne Genealogy Society, Livonia Snr Center, Corner of Farmington
    Holding for future Use

    Karen Krugman
    Lyon Township Public Library, 27005 S. Milford Road South Lyon, Michigan 48178
    Holding for future use

    Karen Krugman
    Ford Genealogy Club, Ford WHQ - 5th Floor
    Holding for future Use

    Karen Krugman
    Western Michigan Genealogical Society, Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE, Grand Rapids, 1:30 pm
    Place holder for future use

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