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21 January 2017

Middle TN Genealogical Society Meeting

Nashville, Tennessee

"Ancestors, Antiques, and Artifacts" A Show and Tell Meeting. We welcome you to come and share with us any of your family heirlooms. This is a mystery meeting, because we never know what people will bring. Don't be shy! Come and be a part of one of our favorite meetings.

21 January 2017

Free Family History Program

Camarillo, California

1:00 P.M.
Location: Camarillo Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA

Speaker: Don Worth
Topic: "Save Your Genealogy from the Dumpster!"
Find out things you can do today that will guarantee that your precious family history is passed on to the next generations, even if you don't yet know who your family's future historians might be.

22-27 January 2017

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)

Salt Lake City, Utah

SLIG offers a week-long, in-depth learning experience. SLIG 2017 is offering 14 intermediate to advanced-level courses taught by the field's top educators. SLIG opens with registration and a welcome reception on Sunday, January 22nd, and ends with a banquet on Friday evening, January 27th. Classes run Monday through Friday, with special events and research time at the nearby Family History Library (shuttles available) in the evenings. Registration opens July 9, 2016, 9:00 am MDT.

18 February 2017

Free Family History Program

Camarillo, Clifornia

10:30 ? 12:00 p.m.: Family History Fair
Consultants available to answer questions about how to begin your genealogy, how to use DNA to research your history, technology tools, African American research, internet genealogy, and more.

Location: Camarillo Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo

SPEAKER: Janice Sellers
TOPICS: "Freedmen?s Bureau 2.0: A Better Way To Do Slave Research"
"Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research"

4 March 2017

The Midwest Genealogy Center's Spring Seminar 2017 Featuring Judy Russell

Blue Springs, Missouri

The Midwest Genealogy Center's Spring Seminar 2017
featuring Judy Russell "The Legal Genealogist"
Presentations Include:
1.) After the Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History Through DNA
2.) Don't Forget the Ladies - A Genealogist's Guide to Women and the Law
3.) NARA Myth busters: Your Family IS in the Archives
4.) Rogues, Rascals and Rapscallions: The Family Black Sheep
Date: Saturday, March 4th, 2017 9:00am Check-In to 4:00pm Event Ends
Place: Adam's Pointe Conference Center
1400 NE Coronado Dr.
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Lunch will be provided

Register soon from!

1 April 2017

Church and State: Genealogy Research in Religious and Government Records

Akron, Ohio

Cleveland-area genealogists Sunny McClellan Morton and Chris Staats will present lectures at the Akron-Summit County Public Library on finding and using records of churches, courts, and Ohio local governments.

22 April 2017

2017 Annual Spring Seminar

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Metropolitan Library,
Main Branch,
96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio
9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

"Beyond the Obvious - German Genealogy"

Presenting Dr. Fritz Juengling, Ph.D., German Research Specialist at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah Topics: Beyond Practical and Social Concerns for Emigration to America; Historical Events that Affect German Genealogical Research; The Genealogical Value of German Guild Records: How to fill the Gaps When Church Records are Missing; German Names: Their Origins, Meanings, and Distribution.

22-25 June2017

2017 MD to KY Genealogy Conference

Owensboro, Kentucky

The 2017 Maryland to Kentucky and Beyond Genealogy Conference is June 22-25 at Brescia University in Owensboro, KY. Registration, orientation and keynote speaker presentation on Thursday; choose from 40 class sessions, genealogy sharing and vendors on Friday and Saturday; conclude with Sunday Mass.

The first MD2KY Reunion in 1990 at Nazareth, KY was an opportunity for descendants of the Maryland to Kentucky pioneers to meet and share family history information. The most recent event in 2014 at St. Catharine College in Springfield, KY hosted 465 participants from 26 states.

Refer to website and for specific information.

28-30 July 2017

2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Inaugural international conference of the German-American Genealogical Partnership. Personal connections with people from the US and Germany. Choose from more than 60 presentations given by Germanic Genealogy experts worldwide. Study rooms equipped with computers and expert personal assistance in German script, language, research, exhibits, vendors and much more.
Conference registration begins January 2017.
Conference venue/lodging: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest; 7025 Northland Dr. N.; Brooklyn Park, MN
For preliminary schedule and more, visit, click on 2017 GAGP Conference.

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