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November 2019

2019 Fall Seminar with Amy Johnson Crow

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138 United States
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Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist with more than 20 years of experience helping people discover their family's history. She is an award-winning blogger, active lecturer, and author of the Modern Genealogy Made Easy website. Her roots run deep in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states. She earned her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science at Kent State University. Amy loves to help people discover the joys of learning about their ancestors and she thinks that there are few…

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MSOG Annual Meeting

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marborough Country Club, Marlborough, MA, 200 Concord Rd,
Marlborough, MA 01752 United States
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Networking & Registration followed by Annual Business Meeting Reports from Officers Strategic Planning Local Event Announcements Society Award Presentations Luncheon Chapter Photographs Speaker - Dan Earl - 2 presentations Vendor Area open throughout

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NH Society of Genealogists’ Fall Meeting

November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hotel Concord, 11 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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NHSOG's featured speaker will be Janeen Bjork. Janeen has combined 30 years of experience as a television researcher and presenter, editor and educator, with her love of family history. Her methodology for locating hard-to-find newspaper articles was developed after finding 130 varied accounts of one 1894 murder-suicide. She will include the history/evolution of significant New England newspapers, as well as exploring how DNA matches and newspaper research come together in successful family history research. Some of the same principles can…

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Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

November 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frasier Meadows Retirement Communit, 350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Pledging Brotherhood: An Introduction to Fraternal, Benevolent, and Secret Societies Presented by Jen Baldwin During the 1800s, 1 in every 7 people in the United States was a member of a fraternal society. Explore the various types of organizations and understand how they differentiate from each other, and gain your own secrets to accessing their record collections. Jen Baldwin is currently the Data Acquisition Manager, North America for Findmypast. Jen lectures, writes, and consults on a variety of genealogy and…

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13th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair

November 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Delaware Valley University, 101 Admissions Drive
Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
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"Back to Basics: Researching In Your Neighborhood" This year's Fair will feature an all-day program with four lectures. The speakers will include representatives from four different offices that all offer research opportunities for genealogists researching their Pennsylvania and New Jersey ancestors: Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Bucks County Register of Wills Pennsylvania State Archives New Jersey State Archives Included in the registration fee for this event is a sit-down hot buffet lunch. The day's schedule will allow ample time for…

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Free Family History Presentation

November 16, 2019 @ 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, November 16, 2019, at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010 1:00 P.M. “The War of 1812” Presented by Linda Serna Did you have an ancestor who served in the War of 1812, between the United States and Great Britain? About 60,000 U.S. Army forces and 470,000 American militia and volunteer troops fought from 1812 to 1815. Linda Serna will tell the story…

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December 2019

Learning without $pending: Getting a Free Genealogical Education Presented by Beth Benko

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frasier Meadows Retirement Communit, 350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Genealogy can be a very expensive pursuit and acquiring the knowledge to research well can add to the costs significantly. Seminars, institutes, conferences, and distance learning courses offer excellent learning experiences – but at a price. Learn about the many opportunities to advance your genealogical skills and knowledge without spending a penny. Explore websites, wikis, webinars and more in this presentation.  Live demonstrations are included (subject to the availability of high-speed Internet). Beth Benko is a professional genealogist providing family…

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German Genealogy Research Basics

December 7, 2019 @ 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 “The Quest to Find the Heimat: German Research Basics” presented by Debra Hoffman, Professional Genealogist Successful German research begins by locating the town of origin in Germany. This lecture will provide basic tenets for how to identify an ancestor’s German town of origin and what information is necessary to locate that crucial piece of information. Open to the public • $5 Members / $10 Non-Members A printable flyer with complete information is available at http://www.bucksgen.org/images/pdffiles/Hoffman_German_Gen.pdf…

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January 2020

“Through the Golden Door: Immigration After the Civil War”

January 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Delaware Valley University, Mandell Science Bldg. Doylestown, PA, 105 Campus Drive
Doylestown, PA 18901
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“Through the Golden Door: Immigration After the Civil War” Presented by: The Legal Genealogist Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL America’s doors were open to all before the Civil War, with few restrictions. Afterwards, the laws began tightening, with exclusions, quotas, even required visas. How did the immigration laws affect your ancestors who immigrated after the Civil War? What hoops did they have to jump through to enter America’s “golden door”? Open to the public • $5 Members / $10 Non-Members…

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Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

January 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frasier, 350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Roaming the Canadian Maritimes to find 9 Generations of Acadian Mothers By Nancy Boudrot Spear Nancy Boudrot Spear will speak about her newly published book, Nelly & the Mother Line: Roaming the Maritimes Finding 9 Generations of Acadian Mothers. The book chronicles her travels around eastern Canada focusing on genealogy and highlighting her matrilineal lineage. She begins with Jeanne Chebrat, the first in her line to arrive in Nova Scotia from France in the mid 1600s. She’ll talk about her…

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