Clark County Genealogical Society May Meetings

WEBINAR: THE 10 MOST USEFUL DATABASES FOR EASTERN EUROPEAN RESEARCH

Wed, 15 May 2019: 11 a.m.-12:30 pm

CCGS Library

With more information available online, it is often possible to find key records for your Eastern European ancestors in free and subscription databases. In this Legacy Family Tree webinar, learn about the various record sets available, how to access them, and how to overcome privacy and language issues and other research roadblocks.

THIRD THURSDAY EVENING HOURS

Thurs, 16 May 2019: 6-9 pm

CCGS Library

Do you find it hard to get to the Clark County Genealogical Library during daytime hours? Come in on Third Thursday to tap into our richest resource: knowledgeable librarians who can help you with your family history search. We won’t do it for you, but we will provide guidance. One librarian has Scandinavian research expertise. The library has over 10,000 books and resources, and free access on our computers to Ancestry.com and AmericanAncestors.com. Bring your own computer and use our free wifi.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: PREPARING FOR A RESEARCH TRIP FOCUS GROUP

Mon, 20 May 2019: 10 a.m.-12 Noon

CCGS Library

Share ideas, ask questions, and learn organizational tips in this genealogy travel research group before you hit the road. Whether you’re staying close to home, traveling across the country, or winging around the world to research your genealogy, it helps to be prepared! Go it alone or join a fall 2019 CCGS group trip to the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT (dates TBD).

SCANDINAVIAN ROOTS FOCUS GROUP

Mon, 20 May 2019: 2-3:30 pm

CCGS Library

If you want to discover your Scandinavian roots, attend this monthly meeting and learn how to conduct your research. Meet with other like-minded individuals who have discovered their ancestors going back many generations. Geographic areas include Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands. This group meets regularly on the third Monday of the month, September-May. Members and non-members are welcome.

WEBINAR: GOOGLE DRIVE – AN OFFICE IN THE CLOUD

Wed, 22 May 2019: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

CCGS Library

Never again suffer the heartache of a dead hard drive. Take advantage of ‘found” research time when you keep research notes available anywhere with internet access. Learn how to make it all work in this Legacy Family Tree webinar.

WEBINAR: TOOLS FOR TRANSLATING AND TRANSCRIBING GENEALOGY RECORDS

Wed, 29 May 2019: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

CCGS Library

Documents – old and new – are a requisite resource for genealogy research. This Legacy Family Tree webinar will discuss the latest tools and programs available to translate foreign language documents. Learn how to transcribe documents in order to extract needed information.

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