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2014


Date

Event

Location

Details

20 September 2014

FREE Mini Seminar

Ventura, California

Ventura County Genealogical Society (CA) Presents a FREE Mini Seminar
Saturday, 20 September 2014, 1pm - 4pm at Ventura County Public Health, 3147 Loma Vista Rd, Ventura, CA.

Presenter: Cafi Cohen
Topics: "Needles In Haystacks: Big City Research" and "Research Your Brick Walls"


25–27 September 2014

25th Annual Montana State Genealogical Society Conference

Helena, Montana
Colonial Inn, Helena MT. Speakers: CURT WITCHER, Sr Manager of Collections at ACPL, Ft Wayne IN. His topics are: Historical Research Methodology, Engaging the Process to find all the Answers, Using Military Records for Genealogical Research, Mining the Mother Lode: Using Periodical Literature and PERSI, Fingerprinting Our Families: Using Ancestral Origins as a Genealogical Research Key.
DAVID RENCHER, Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch, SLC, UT. His topics are: Irish Jurisdictions and Reference Works, Digital Projects and Programs of FamilySearch, Mining the Destinaton Data, Methodology for Irish Immigration and Emigration.

11 October 2014

2014 Conference of the Genealogical Society of Marion County


Indianapolis, Indiana

Juliana Szucs Smith and Loretto Dennis Szucs (“Lou”) of Ancestry.com will present four sessions:

Finding Naturalization Records and other Clues to Immigrant Origins

Coming to America: Finding Your Ancestor’s Arrival Records on Ancestry.com

Common Surnames: Finding Your Smiths

Hidden Treasures at Ancestry.com


11 October 2014

2014 Annual Fall Seminar

Plain City, Ohio

Ohio Chapter PalAm Annual Fall Seminar
Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
"Understanding Ancestors' Occupations & New German Digital Libraries"
Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio
Speaker: Baerbel Johnson, Professional Genealogist & Family History International Reference-Desk Consultant - Family Search


18 October 2014

2014 Fall Speaker Series

St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Genealogical Society presents Revisiting the Tough Spots: Delving Deeper into Familiar Territory, featuring David McDonald, CG, at Orlando Gardens, 8352 Watson Road. Talks include "The Genealogical Power Tools: Transcription, Abstraction & Extraction," "Baptism: Ritual, Ceremony & Sacrament," "Enough Already! Quit Researching & Start Writing!" and "The Lincolns: The Ordinary Story of an Extraordinary Family." Lunch included with the registration fee. Early bird discounts and membership discounts apply. Go to www.stlgs.org for more information.


25 October 2014

Annual Seminar

Ventura, California

Ventura County Genealogical Society (CA) presents Curt B. Witcher. Manager of Special Collections at ACPL, Ft Wayne IN.

TOPICS: "Roll Call," "Historical Research Methods," "Fingerprinting Our Families," and "This I Believe." LOCATION: Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA. VCGS members registration discount on or before October 1st. See web site for more information.


15 November 2014

VCGS FREE General Meeting

Ventura, California

Presenter David Richardson, "Not in Plain Sight: Color Revelations in Civil War Images"

With the help of full color images and high resolution negatives we get to explore parts of our nations past that we may not have realized. Hiding within these images for the last 150 years was another world, one that tells a different story, one that allows us to connect to this earlier time.


22 November 2014

How Hoosiers Got Hitched

Indianapolis, Indiana

Not all marriage records are created equal. This program shows how Indiana marriage records have changed over the years, and how between 1880 and 1930 in some counties more than one record was created for each marriage -- some with different information than the others.

Presented by Harold Henderson


7 December 2014

Growing Little Leaves: Teaching Children Genealogy Basics

Indianapolis, Indiana

Introducing children to genealogy is something many parents and grandparents desire to do but few know how to implement. Growing Little Leaves is a new IHS series created to meet this need. This program will educate adults on how to teach children about genealogy concepts.


31 January 2015

WAGS 32nd Annual Seminar

Whittier, California

"WAGS Seminar Location: Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier, CA. Speaker: Geoffrey D. Rassmussen Topics: ""Digital Research Guidance & To Do Lists,"" ""Googling Around with Google & Other Technologies,"" ""Timelines & Chronologies: Secrets of Genealogy Success,"" and ""Technology & Techniques for Researching a Common Surname."""


13–16 May 2015

NGS 2015 Family History Conference

St. Charles, Missouri

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