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March 2020

43rd ANNUAL SPRING SEMINAR by the GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF MONROE COUNTY, MICHIGAN

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monroe County Community College, 1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161 United States
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On Saturday, March 21, 2020 The Monroe County Community College - Administration and Student Services Building 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI 48161 will be the venue for the 43rd Annual Spring Seminar by the Genealogical Society of Monroe County from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The seminar will feature keynote speaker Kristine Smets. Kristine Smets, founder and sole researcher at Chainlines LLC, holds a history degree from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, a Masters of Arts in History…

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Genealogy Map Day with Melinda Kashuba, PhD

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Are you interested in finding your ancestors using maps? If so, our one day Education Series is for you. Topics include: Heat up Your Research with Five Insurance Maps: This lecture includes a hands-on mini-workshop demonstrating the interpretation of fire insurance maps. These maps became immensely popular between 1860 – 1940 when America was industrializing, and cities were growing. Both small towns and large cities throughout North America were mapped to assist in risk assessment and fire insurance underwriting. These…

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Genealogy Map Day with Melinda Kashuba, PhD

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Are you interested in finding more information about your ancestors? If so, plan to attend our Education Series on using maps to locate your ancestor. Heat up Your Research with Five Insurance Maps: This lecture includes a hands-on mini-workshop demonstrating the interpretation of fire insurance maps. These maps became immensely popular between 1860 – 1940 when America was industrializing, and cities were growing. Both small towns and large cities throughout North America were mapped to assist in risk assessment and…

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April 2020

Heartland Family History Conference

April 3 - April 4
Maner Conference Center, 1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66612 United States
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The Topeka Genealogical Society is very excited to present the first annual Heartland Family History Conference! Although we have been successfully hosting annual genealogy conferences for nearly 50 years, our 2020 Conference will be a landmark event. We are expanding the scope to a larger regional event, with programming that reflects the rich history and cultural diversity of our Central Plains Region. Conference includes two full days of programming, with featured keynote speaker John P. Colletta, and 30 breakout sessions…

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4th Annual Genealogy Workshop

April 3 @ 10:00 am - April 4 @ 4:00 pm

April 3-4, 2020 Texas Czech Genealogical Society (TCGS) and Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center Annual Genealogy Workshop is open to anyone wanting to research their family history, learn how to use internet sources, translate documents, use research books emphasizing Czech immigrants and Czech Republic maps, including Cadastral maps, search Czech land records and for ancestors in the Czech Republic Archives (Matriky), including census and prior to 1700s non-Matriky records, get individual help with genealogy questions, dating old photos and…

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Boulder Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frasier, 350 Ponca Place
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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“Misbegotten: The Illicit Path to My Patriot,” By Christine Cochran Can lineage to a patriot of the American Revolution be traced down a maternal line of misbegotten children? It can, and Christine Cochran did. Join Christine Cochran as she shares an incredible story in which illegitimacy is a family tradition! Christine Cochran is a professional genealogist and owner of Our Provenance, Ltd. She has been conducting genealogical research for more than ten years. She is a member of the Association…

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Dallas Genealogical Society 2020 Spring Seminar featuring Tony Burroughs FUGA

April 18
Dallas Public Library, 1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Paths to Freedom: African American Research in the South. DGS's first full day seminar devoted to African American family research. Topics include: Seven Phases of African American Genealogy; From Census to Slavery; Freedman's Bureau Research; Why You Don't Find Your Ancestors.

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Sonoma County Genealogical Society presents Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Person Auditorium at the Finley Center, 2060 West College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist, will present four lectures: Dowered or Bound Out: Records of Widows and Orphans, NARA Myth-Busters: Your Family IS in the Archives, Through the Golden Door: Immigration After the Civil War, and After the Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History Through DNA.

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Nebraska State Genealogy Society Annual Conference

April 24 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
Columbus, Nebraska, 265 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68601 United States
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The Nebraska State Genealogical Society will hold its annual conference on April 24-25, 2020 in Columbus, Nebraska. Featured speaker Thomas Jones, CG will be speaking on 5 topics and there will be 9 breakout sessions to choose from. Tom is an expert on the Genealogical Proof Standard.

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May 2020

Post-World War I Famine & Health Care in Czechoslovakia & Carpatho-Rusyn Lands

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn how American & British aid helped a newly formed nation from 1919 to 1922. Personalities and Projects - Obstacles faced by the American Relief Administration as told by Lincoln Hutchinson, the agency’s manager in Prague. An Angel of Mercy – How the leadership of Britain’s Lady Muriel Paget made a difference in Slovak villages and built the Slovak Red Cross. Ideology vs. Need - Why food theft by invading communists from Hungary and land redistribution policies made suffering worse.…

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