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2018


Date

Event

Location

Details

21 July 2018

Free Family History Mini-Seminar

Camarillo Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA

PRESENTATIONS BY COLLEEN GREENE, MLIS:
1:00 P.M. UTILIZING THE DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA & THE HATHITRUST FOR FAMILY RESEARCH

2:30 P.M. INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCHING YOUR MEXICAN ANCESTORS

10:30 A.M. — 11:30 A.M.: VCGS DNA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETING


21 July 2018

July 2018 Meeting

Nashville, TN

FIELD TRIP! to the main Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St., Nashville TN, 37219 (parking garage - 151 6th Av. N)

We will be meeting at the Nashville Public Library for tours highlighting what is available there for those doing research in genealogy. Our first tour will start promptly at 1:00 pm in the Nashville Room on the 2nd floor. We will then proceed to the Civil Rights Room for a presentation and documentary film on Nashville's involvement. From there we will depart to the 3rd floor for a tour of the Metro Archives.


3-4 August 2018

Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend

Huntsville, Texas

Huntsville Public Library 1219 13th Street Huntsville, TX

Topic: "Orphan Trains" with Speaker: Dawna Burleson Topic: "Adoption Rights" with Speaker: Connie Gray Topic: "DNA" with Speaker: DNA Family Tree Topic: "Women and DNA" with Speaker: Janet Miller


4 August 2018

Homecoming 2018

Augusta, Georgia

Location: First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way Ext., Augusta, Georgia
Speaker: Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist
Topics:
*The Ethical Genealogist
*No Vitals? No Problem! - Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence
*DNA and the Hidden Half of the Family
*The Law and Reasonable Exhaustive (Re)Search
Lunch and breaks included
$50 for members. $55 for non-members
Vendors and Exhibitors will be in attendance


10-11 August 2018

Pathways to Our Past

Auburndale, Massachusetts

Pathways to Our Past August 10 & 11 2018, at the Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Auburndale, MA. An impressive slate of speakers from Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada and the U.S. will present lectures about irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish and Welsh genealogy, DNA, and culture. Learn about exciting new ways to discover and interpret your ancestral roots.


15-18 August 2018

Northwest Genealogy Conference

Arlington, WA

Beyond Your Family Tree: Taking a look at the events that shaped our family tree. Keynote speakers are CeCe Moore, Beth Foulk and Peggy Lauritzen. Join us for four days of genealogy instruction given by many nationally known speakers and many other fun activities.


21 August 2018

Family History Today: Researching your Ancestral Town

New York, NY

Location: 15 W. 16th St., New York, NY 10011
Speaker: Moriah Amit, Senior Genealogy Reference Librarian at the Center for Jewish History Topic: Are you interested in learning more about the day-to-day lives of your ancestors? Find out how you can investigate the history and culture of the Jewish community in your ancestral town(s) at the Center for Jewish History and beyond. No previous experience or preparation is necessary. This lecture is presented by the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.


15 Sep 2018

Scottish Research Seminar

Denver, Colorado

Scottish Research featuring Christine Woodcock

Christine's Topics

  • Breaking Through Brick Walls in Your Scottish Research
  • Step Away from Your Computer — Genealogy Gems in the Scottish Libraries, Archives, and Family History Societies
  • Great Exodus — Historical Events that Led to the Scots Leaving Scotland
  • Ahm Away Ti Scotland — Preparing for a Genealogy Research Trip to Scotland


20-22 September 2018

Montana State Genealogical Conference

Great Falls, MT

National speaker Rick Sayre will give the following lectures: Mapping the West, The American West: Publications of the National Archives, Did He Serve? Researching Military Service Records, Cool Tools for the Cemetary and Pam Sayre will speak on Our National Treasure: The Library of Congress, West from Missouri, NARA Website and More, The Lowdown on Downloading. Two workshops: First Families of Montana and DAR.


29 September 2018

Venturing Through Miles & Bytes

Naperville, Illinois

Fox Valley Genealogical Society invites you to our 25th Conference and Celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial. . Jill Morelli will be our speaker. Her topics are: "Road Trip!: Exploring Midwestern Repositories", "Family Search: The Other 70%", "Finding Our Women: 25+Places to Find a Surname" and "I Got My AncestryDNA Results. Now What?" The Conference will be held September 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville, Illinois.


20 October 2018

DECODE YOUR PAST USING DNA

Glen Allen, Virginia

The GRIVA Fall Conference presents "Decode Your Past Using DNA". Nationally known lecturer, author and expert in genetic genealogy Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD will be the featured speaker. Topics will include the following:

  • Using Autosomal DNA to Explore Your Ancestry

  • Are You Doing Everything to Identify Your DNA Matches?

  • Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries

  • Using DNA Painter to Map Your DNA


27 October 2018

Genealogy and Local History Fair

Indianapolis, Indiana

The Indiana State Library will host the annual Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair in downtown Indianapolis. Admission is free and open to the general public. This year's theme is "Digging Up the Dead," how to examine, decipher, and interpret death records, death research, and other interesting facets of mortality in history.

Over 30 organizations and exhibitors will be in attendance. Visit the tables in the exhibition hall to collect information from genealogical and local history organizations, and shop the commercial vendors.

Highly acclaimed, internationally known speakers and genealogy consultants, Lisa Alzo and Amie Bowser Tennant, will present.

In addition, Sarah Halter, Executive Director of the Indiana Medical History Museum, will give a brown bag lunch lecture.


27 October 2018

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America Fall Seminar

Plain City, Ohio

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America Fall Seminar

COMING TO AMERICA: WHERE, HOW, AND WHY THEY CAME

Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Featured Speaker: D. Wolfgang Grams, from Oldenburg, Germany


Topics: Where Did They Come From?

Ohio's Immigrants And Their German Homelands, "Hurra Wir Fahren Nach Amerika!"

Travel Patterns During The Age Of Sail,

The Pursuit Of Happiness: Faith, Land, And Hope,

German Resources To Trace Your Roots

Fees include syllabus, seminar sessions, vendor showcase, Der Dutchman pastries, coffee and juice for breakfast and full Buffet lunch including Broasted Chicken and Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Noodles, Stuffing, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, and Dessert

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