National Genealogical Society

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18 April 2015

2015 Annual Spring Seminar

Huntsville, Alabama

The 2015 Spring Seminar will feature Barbara Vines Little, Certified Genealogist (CG), Fellow of the National Genealogical Society, Fellow of the Virginia Genealogical Society, and professional genealogist. She is a former NGS president and IGHR course coordinator; editor of Magazine of Virginia Genealogy and NGS Research in the States series.

25 April 2015

2015 Annual Spring Seminar

Plain City, Ohio

Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 S. Jefferson Ave., U.S. Rte 42, Plain City Speakers: Allen Bernard, PhD, Rebecca Hill, MA, Patricia Van Skaik, MA, Ernie Thode. Topics: Evolution of German Religious Practices, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library Genealogical Collection, Using Social Media for Genealogy, Passenger Lists for Germans on Both Sides of the Atlantic

13–16 May 2015

NGS 2015 Family History Conference

St. Charles, Missouri

15–16 May 2015

GGS Spring Conference

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

"Location: Inver Hills Community College - Fine Arts Building-Room 110 Times: Friday - 6:30-9:00 PM Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Speaker: Fritz Juengling from the Family History Library will be our speaker. Topics: German Church & Civil Records, German Names, On-Line Emigration Sources; German, Non-Prussian & Prussian Gazzetters, and the value of German Guild Records"

29–30 May 2015

GGS Special Bonus Conference

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

"Inver Hills Community College - Fine Arts Building, Room 110 Speaker: Dirk Weissleder of Hannover, Germany, will be speaking on Understanding Germany, Yesterday and Today; Structure of organized genealogy in Germany, German-American Genealogical collaboration, primary & secondary sources for genealogy in Germany, archives, libraries and institutions for genealogical researchers in Germany."

26–27 June 2015

2015 National Conference

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 23 S 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA Speakers: Michael D. Lacopo, D.V.M., Jonathan R. Stayer, Katharine Lowe Brown, Ph.D., Iren Snavely, Ph.D., M.S., Joe Lieby, Kathleen Hale

Topics: Genealogical Resources at the Pennsylvania State Archives, State Land Records, State Library of Pennsylvania, Germanna Colony of Virginia of 1714, German Genealogy and the Internet, German Church Records, Germans in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Identifying German Origins of American Immigrants, Early Religious Experience in America, Travelling in the Footsteps of Your German Ancestors.

24–26 September 2015

26th Annual State Conference

Butte, Montana

Featured speakers will be Paul Milner and Maureen Taylor and each will be giving four lectures.

15 October 2015

36th Annual AAHGS Conference

Richmond, Virginia

36th AAHGS Annual Conference will be held in Richmond, VA at the Marriott Hotel, 2 blocks from the Library of Virginia. Please visit the website for the theme and information. Please book your hotel rooms early. There will be local tours and a presentation by the Library of VA on Wednesday. Stay tune for up to date news via the website.

7 November 2015

TNGS Annual Fall Seminar Featuring D. Josh Taylor

Germantown, Tennessee

TNGS presents D. Joshua Taylor, from Genealogy Roadshow, for a one- day seminar. Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to mark your calendars now for this exciting opportunity! The Tennessee Genealogical Society is located at 7779 Poplar Pike in Germantown, TN. The seminar will take place at the Germantown Church of Christ located at 8723 Poplar Pike, Germantown, Tennessee. Registration is now open at Pay with credit card or PayPal, or download flyer and send in check. Registration fees: $40 for TNGS members; $45 for non-members; $20 for students. Registration includes box lunch, drinks and snacks. Topics include: The Modern-Genealogist: Timesaving: Tips for Every Researcher; Newspapers in Your Research; Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the US between 1780 and 1830; and The Web, the World and You! (Advanced Internet Researching). Be sure to get your registration in as early as possible!

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