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July 2019

Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research

July 21 - July 26
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602-3603 United States
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The 2019 Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), sponsored by the Georgia Genealogical Society, offers thirteen courses for various levels of instruction, from basic skills to advanced methodology and evidence analysis. Topics range from resources for specific geographic locations to in-depth skill development on specific subjects. Week-long courses are taught by premier genealogical educators who are leading researchers and scholars in the field. Registration begins Saturday, 2 March 2019 Early Bird Registration: Saturday, 2 March – Wednesday, 15 May…

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August 2019

Locating Individuals Through Jewish Genealogy

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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Bucks County Genealogical Society hosts Fred Blum's program: “Locating Individuals Through Jewish Genealogy”. This presentation will teach us some techniques Fred uses to locate individuals through genealogy. This information will enable researchers to not only locate family, but uncover distant relatives, and assist in searching for heirs, as well as missing plaintiffs, defendants and witnesses. Come early at 9:30 to enjoy complimentary coffee and snacks while socializing with like-minded genealogists, attend our Beginner’s Corner, or browse our store! Open to…

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Ancestry DNA Analysis: Who Are All These People and Why Do I care? Presented by Wendy Dillenschneider, PhD.

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frasier Meadows Retirement Communit, 350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Targeted at the amateur and professional genealogist, AncestryDNA has the largest consumer database of autosomal DNA test results in the world. They are leaders in the use of combined genetic and genealogical data to predict the ancestor that you have in common with another individual. AncestryDNA does not offer a chromosome browser, so genealogists must use tree triangulation to discover common ancestors. We will cover the several tools that AncestryDNA provides to help you with your tree triangulation work. Wendy…

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Northwest Genealogy Conference

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - August 17 @ 4:30 pm
Arlington, WA, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.
Arlington, WA 98223 United States
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Open Windows to the Past at the Northwest Genealogy Conference 4 Days of Genealogy with Nationally Known Speakers including Angie Bush, Thomas MacEntee and Michael Strauss, over a dozen speakers in total. Each day will include keynote talks along with two sessions with many classes to choose from.

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Free Family History Presentation

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camarillo Public Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Rd
Camarillo, CA United States
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THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the Camarillo Public Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010 1:00 p.m. "Big City, Common Surname: A Family for John Kelly" Presented by Cafi Cohen Murdered on the streets of New York in 1876, John Kelly could have been any one of 100+ John Kellys in that year's city directory. With a death certificate that did not name parents, how can…

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FGS 2019 National Conference — Washington, DC

August 21 - August 24

FGS makes its first visit to the nation’s capital with the National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR Library, and more a Metro ride away.

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Genealogy in the Comics: A Kids’ Lecture for Grownups

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bender JCC, 6125 Montrose Road, 6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, co-sponsored by the Bender Jewish Community Center, will present a special August meeting with speaker Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage. He will talk about how Hollywood and the movie industry included genealogy references and techniques in many of their productions. Comics and cartoons also used genealogy to intrigue and interest. He will show how these classics reveal family history and relationships--sometimes hidden and sometimes in plain view. Come and discover some of…

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September 2019

2019 Montana State Genealogical Conference

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - September 21 @ 4:00 pm
Helena, Montana, Marriott Helena Colonial Hotel
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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Join us for the 2019 Annual Conference in Helena, Montana featuring James Beidler and Kris Rzepczynski presenting four lectures each on September 20 and 21, 2019. Conference details available on our website www.montanamsgs.org

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Blue Hills Genealogical Society

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
12 N 3rd St. Barron, WI, 12 N 3rd St
Barron, WI 54812 United States
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Speaker: David Bradford Topic: "I Had My DNA Tested;Now What?" He will provide a brief introduction to DNA testing, with a focus on using the results from the most popular autosomal-DNA tests offered by Ancestry DNA, 23-and-me, Family Tree DNA or Living DNA. He will explain the limits of ethnicity estimates and describe steps to download your DNA test results to your PC in order to upload lavs and third party sites to espand your reach to millions of potential…

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October 2019

Ohio Chapter PalAm 2019 Fall Seminar

October 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Der Dutchman Restaurant,, 445 Jefferson Ave, US Route 42
Plain City, OH 43064 United States
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Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Plain City, Ohio Ohio Chapter Palatines to America Fall Seminar GERMAN ROOTS AND RECORDS - PENNSLYVANIA Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Featured Speaker: James M. Beidler, Well-known genealogical author and lecturer. Topics: Digging Pennsylvania Roots from your Desktop, German Immigration Waves: Contrasts and Sources, Mining the “Über-Sites” for German Ancestors, Pennsylvania German Church Records. Registration: $55, members $45; Deadline…

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