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04 May, 2016

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Best Years Group (members only event), 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

Janice M. Sellers
San Francisco/Peninsula Colony, Mayflower Society, Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
A Tale of Two Brothers: The Patriot and the Outlaw

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Greene County Genealogical Society, Xenia, Ohio
Preserving Your History


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.


10 May, 2016

Tina Beaird
Schaumburg Township Public Library District, Schaumburg Township Public Library 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors


11 May, 2016

Tina Beaird
Fountaindale Public Library, Fountaindale Public Library 300 W. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Will County Illinois Resources

Linda Serna
Antelope Valley Genealogical Society, Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Hwy, Palmdale, CA
Solving Mysteries: Step by Step


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

Tina Beaird
Fox Valley Genealogical Society, Naperville Municipal Center 400 South Eagle, Naperville, Illinois
Using Coroner's Records, Funeral Home Records and Fold3 to find burial information


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

Mary Kircher Roddy
King County Library - Bothell, King County Library - 18215 98th Ave. NE Bothell, WA 98011
Bagging A Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had - - Learn 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


16 May, 2016

Linda Serna
Village Genealogical Society Laguna Woods, Laguna Woods Village in Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 2
Census Records


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
Genealogy as Detective Work

Laura Hedgecock
Society of Active Retirees (SOAR) , Wayn State Extension (Farmington Hills MI)
Create your own Treasure Chest of Memories


18 May, 2016

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Franklin County Genealogical Society: DNA Interest Group, Columbus Metropolitan Library- Old Whitehall Branch 4371 E. Broad St. Whitehall
6:30-8:30 pm Gerry's Journey to Find Her Birth Father: A Case Study

Gail Shaffer Blankenau
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Love Library, Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Finding Your Germanic Ancestral Village


21 May, 2016

Ted Gostin
Ventura County Genealogical Society, Camarillo Public Library Community Room, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd., Camarillo, CA
Emigration Records: Tracking Immigrants From the Other Side

Tina Beaird
Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield Public Library 15025 s.Illinois St. Plainfield, IL 60544
Recreating World War I Records

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

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Westminster Branch, Carroll County Public Library, 50 East Main St., Westminster, Maryland 21157
Getting Started with Your Genealogy


24 May, 2016

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

Ted Gostin
Glendora Genealogical Group, La Tetra Center, 333 E. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA
Breaking Down Brick Walls: Three Case Studies


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

Daniel Earl
Ontario Genealogical Society Conference, Toronto, Ontario
Genealogy on Cloud 9: Genealogy Beyond the Binder
Becoming a Genealogy N.I.N.J.A: A New Look at Brick Walls​


04 June, 2016

Ted Gostin
SCGS 47th Annual Jamboree 2016, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank,CA
Polish State Archives Databases

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!

Ted Gostin
SCGS 47th Annual Jamboree 2016, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank,CA
Finding Vital Records Online - Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch

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 - 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.


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

Mary Kircher Roddy
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State, Bellevue, Washington
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.


07 June, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
Puget Sound Genealogical Society, Bremerton, Washington
A Decree of Temporary Divorce - My Life Without Ancestry.com AND More than Just Databases


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

Linda Serna
San Diego Genealogical Society, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 8350 Lake Murray Bl (at Jackson), San Diego, CA
1. War of 1812 2. Solving Mysteries: Step by Step

Mary Kircher Roddy
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society, Burlington, Washington
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.


12 June, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
VicGum - Victorian GUM Inc., Webinar presentation
Read 'Em or Weep - Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR


13 June, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
King County Library - Des Moines, King County Library, 21620 11th Ave. S. Des Moines, WA 98198
Bagging A Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had - - Learn 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


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

Tina Beaird
Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society, Mundelein Park District 1401 N. Midlothian Rd. Mundelein, IL
Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors


18 June, 2016

Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Avenue, Fox Lake, IL 60020
What's the Buzz About BillionGraves?

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.
Rootless: Retrospective of America's Fascination with its Ancestry: Lisa Oberg and I will give a brief overview of the surges of interest in genealogy over time.

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Northwest Ohio Genealogy Seminar, Fremont, Ohio
Ohio Research

Dana Ann Palmer, CG
Northwest Ohio Genealogy Seminar, Fremont, Ohio
Collecting Dead Relatives


20 June, 2016

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

Mary Kircher Roddy
King County Library - Lake Forest Park, King County Library - 17171 Bothell Way NE Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Bagging A Live One: Connecting With Cousins You Never Knew You Had - - Learn 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


21 June, 2016

Debra Dudek, BA, MSc
Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling Park District, Chamber Park Church, 131 N. Wolf Road, Wheeling IL
Victorian Mourning Customs: Lifting the Veil Off Morbid Genealogical Treasures


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

Mary Kircher Roddy
Puget Sound Genealogical Society, Bremerton, Washington
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.


25 June, 2016

Gail D. Hershenzon
, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Walking/driving tour of Woodmere Cemetery


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


30 June, 2016

Tina Beaird
Shorewood-Troy Public Library, Shorewood-Troy Public Library 650 Deerwood Dr. Shorewood, IL
Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree


08 July, 2016

Gail D. Hershenzon
Archives of Michigan , Archives of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan
Ethics and Etiquette in Genealogy Research


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

Jill Morelli
Cape Cod Genealogical Society,
The Genealogical Proof Standard According to Sherlock Holmes: Who knew that he was practicing the GPS as he solved the mysteries of mid-century England?


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

Jill Morelli
Falmouth Genealogical Society, TBD
Too Many Mary's: solving Problems of identify in turn of the century Ireland.


20 July, 2016

Linda Serna
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society, Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA
Road Blocks


26 July, 2016

Jill Morelli
BYU Genealogy & Family History Conference, Provo, Utah
Finding Dirk: Insanity in the 19th Century; The Push & the Pull: Decision-Making of the 19th c. Emigrant; Fire Insurance Maps: Google Maps of their Day; Using Non-Population Schedules for Context and Evidence; and Solving Family Myths Using the Principles of Logic.

Dayna Jacobs, AG
BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, Provo, Utah
1. Wild, Wild Research in the U.S. Mountain West 2. Free Genealogy Classes and Online Learning


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.

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Unlocking the Treasures in the National Archives


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.

Tina Beaird
Elgin Genealogical Society, Gail Borden Public Library 270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120
CSI: Cemetery Search and Investigation


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:


07 August, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Seattle Washington
Crafting History - this talk will give you ideas to display your family history knowledge in unusual and compelling ways and soon have your friends and relatives asking you questions about your family. I will present more than a dozen projects which crafters can create at home with easy-to-find supplies using ancestral photos and artifacts.

Mary Kircher Roddy
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Seattle Washington
Where There’s a Will – (There’s a Way to Find New Genealogical Information)


08 August, 2016

Linda Okazaki
L-Amador Genealogical Society, Livermore CA
Angel Island: A Look at the History of the Island and the Records She Generated

Mary Kircher Roddy
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Seattle Washington
"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.


09 August, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Seattle Washington
Computer Lab: Spreadsheets in Genealogy - A Hands-On Workshop


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


12 August, 2016

Janice M. Sellers
IAJGS and Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State, Seattle Sheraton Hotel, 1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA
Finding and Following the Paths of My Cuban Cousins


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....

Daniel Earl
Northwest Genealogy Conference, Arlington, Washington
Cemeteries and Ancestors: Leave No Stone Unturned
Funeral Homes and Family History: They're Dying to Meet You!
Becoming a Genealogy N.I.N.J.A.: A New Look at Brick Walls
Living on Cloud 9: Genealogy Beyond the Binder

Michelle Goodrum
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington, WA
Using Homestead Records to Tell your Ancestor's Story

Mary Kircher Roddy
Northwest Genealogy Conference, Arlington, Washington
"Telling Their Story When They Left No Stories" - It's time to put your research into a story that your relatives will want to read. See how to take your data and "fluff it up" with the kinds of details that draw a reader into their ancestors' life. "Censational Census Strategies" - See more than 20 strategies for census work including finding "missing" people, seeing more than names and ages, understanding census mistakes and miscellaneous tips. Make the most of census research.


19 August, 2016

Dayna Jacobs, AG
2016 Northwest Genealogy Conference, Arlington, Washington
1. Archives & Libraries: Successful Research Onsite or Online 2. Dayna's Genealogy Toolkit

Mary Kircher Roddy
Northwest Genealogy Conference, Arlington, Washington
Read 'Em or Weep - Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR - Learn where to find free and pay newspaper sites. Understand how to put OCR mistakes to work for you to increase search results. See how to do thorough searching in every paper every time.


20 August, 2016

Michelle Goodrum
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington, WA
Ancestry DNA: Tools, Tips & Tricks Parents for William: A Case Study using DNA & the Paper Trail

Tina Beaird
Lasalle Co. Genealogy Guild, 115 West Glover St. Ottawa, IL 61350
Scottish Resources: There's More to Scottish research than Scotland's People!

Eileen Souza, PLCGS
Westminster Branch, Carroll County Public Library, 50 East Main St., Westminster, Maryland 21157
Dig Up Your Ancestors Online!


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

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Federation of Genealogical Societies, Springfield, Illinois
Team Building in a Me-Centered Society W-112


01 September, 2016

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

Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed.
Federation of Genealogical Societies, Springfield, Illinois
How the War of 1812 Affected Illinois T-234


02 September, 2016

Janice M. Sellers
International Black Genealogy Summitt, Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research


03 September, 2016

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


07 September, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, Lynnwood, Washington
A 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.


10 September, 2016

Linda Okazaki
California Genealogical Society, Oakland, California
Finding Your Japanese Roots in the U.S. and in Japan


11 September, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
Genealogical Forum of Oregon, 2505 S.E. 11th Ave., Suite B-18 Portland, OR
Newspaper Workshop - "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. "A 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


16 September, 2016

Diane L. Richard
North Carolina Genealogical Society, Real-time webinar, internet access will be available
Born in NC: Making the Connection Back to NC


17 September, 2016

Tina Beaird
British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGGWILL), Richmond Community Church 5714 Broadway St. Richmond, IL
Preserving Family Heirlooms

Shirley Gage Hodges
Berrien County Genealogical Society, St. Joseph, MI
Immigration: The Journey to America; The Orphan Trains; 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


21 September, 2016

Ted Gostin
South Bay Cities Genealogical Society, Meeting Room of the Torrance Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd, Torrance
Finding Vital Records Online - Beyond Ancestry and FamilySearch


24 September, 2016

Gail D. Hershenzon
The Detroit Historical Society, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Walking/driving tour of Woodmere Cemetery

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


25 September, 2016

Shirley Gage Hodges
Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Ypsilanti, MI
Using Land Records in Genealogical Research


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!


30 September, 2016

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Minnesota Genealogical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota
10:45 am Getting Started in Genealogy: Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Started


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.

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Minnesota Genealogical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota
12:45 pm Using OneNote to Organize Your Genealogical Research

Kelli Bergheimer, MEd, MSM
Minnesota Genealogical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota
2:15 Online Tools to Organize and Collaborate with Your Cousins

Linda Okazaki
Nichi Bei Foundation and the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, Angel Island, California
Consultations with Pilgrims: Find Your Family


04 October, 2016

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


06 October, 2016

Laura H. Congleton
German Genealogy Group, VFW Hall Post 3211, 320 S. Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY 11801
Newspaper Research Using Old Fulton NY Post Cards


08 October, 2016

Tina Beaird
Genealogical Society of Marion County Indiana, 9370 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46229
Annual Fall Conference: Mapping Your Migrating Ancestors Free Land! Homesteading on the Frontier Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree Advanced Genealogy Workshop

Jill Morelli
Woodinville Genealogical Society, TBD
TBD


12 October, 2016

Linda Serna
GSNOCC Family History Month, Yorba Linda Public Library, 18181 Imperial Hwy, Yorba Linda, CA
Using Online Sources to Expand the Family Story


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)

Gail D. Hershenzon
Custom Holidays , Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Walking/driving tour of Woodmere Cemetery

Jill Morelli
Nordic Heritage Museum, Nordic Heritage Museum
Your Scandinavian Roots: Researching the Records of the North: a workshop researching three record sets of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.


15 October, 2016

Mary Kircher Roddy
Jefferson County Genealogical Society, Chimacum, Washington
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.


17 October, 2016

Shirley Gage Hodges
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogy Society,
The Importance of Preserving Family Heirlooms


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.


20 October, 2016

Tina Beaird
Elgin Genealogical Society, Gail Borden Public Library 270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120
Ghosts in the Graveyard


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

Janice M. Sellers
Genealogical Society of Vallejo-Benicia, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: What's Buried in Cemetery Records


09 November, 2016

Janice M. Sellers
East Bay Genealogical Society, Oakland FamilySearch Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602
What Is Forensic Genealogy Really?


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


13 November, 2016

Laura Hedgecock
Northville Genealogical Society ,
Beyond Dry Facts: How to write your ancestor's stories


19 November, 2016

Daniel Earl
Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan, St. Clair Shores, Michigan
Funeral Homes and Family History: They're Dying to Meet You


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


14 January, 2017

Diane L. Richard
Albemarle Genealogical Society, Currituck County Public Library, 4261 Caratoke Hwy, Barco, NC
(1) North Carolina Genealogy Research, (2) Overview of DNA for Genealogy


18 March, 2017

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?


03 November, 2025

Shirley Gage Hodges
Jackson County Genealogical Society, Jackson, MI
Using Land Records


17 November, 2025

Tina Beaird
Indian Prairie Public Library District, Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Rd, Darien, IL 60561
Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree


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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