The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010 1:00 P.M. “25 TIPS FOR RESEARCHING YOUR FEMALE ANCESTORS” Presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega Every year for Women’s History Month, Gena creates 30 blog posts about researching female ancestors.…

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THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010 1:00 P.M. “Deception, Divorce, Desertion, and DNA; Finding a Grandfather for Dave” Presented by Cheryl Storton, CG This presentation will explore a case study which begins with…

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THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 1:00 P.M. GOING TO AMERICA – AN INTERACTIVE SIMULATION OF THE ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION PROCESS WITH JOEL WEINTRAUB Have you ever wondered what immigrants arriving at Ellis Island…

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The Census Bureau has been collecting more than personal data since 1810 when they started asking questions about how things were made in the United States. By 1850 they had established six separate schedules to gather data on the population, slaves, mortality, agriculture, manufacturing and social statistics. If you have only been using the Federal…

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