Heritage Quest Used Book Sale

 

To all HQRL members and friends:

USED Book sale !!!
Hundreds of used books on sale at very low prices now thru Feb 20th (Presidents day).  All used books marked with red tags are half off the marked price.  We have Genealogy “how-to” books, books on states, books on countries, military books, and more.  We have lots of books for Washington and Virginia. Come in now for a great selection.
Valentines Day Tuesday, February 14th
Come in Valentines day for a free chocolate treat.  Also, you can register for a special Valentine’s day basket to be given as a door prize at 4 PM.  You do not have to be present to win.
Presidents day, Monday February 20th,
Open House Free day for non-members.  Use the library and research free on Presidents day.  Members and Non-members can register for a patriotic basket to be given as a door prize at 4 PM. You do not have to be present to win.
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Kittitas County Genealogical Society Meetings February 6

Monday Feb 6 2017 KCGenealogical Soc meeting

7 PM at 413 N. Main St, Suite L, Ellensburg WA

REFRESHMENTS BY Linda Bissonette and Patricia Mittness are signed up for Feb. 6. The program by Bob Kibler, “Writing a Book on Local History.”

Monday, February 6
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
KCGS Library, 413 N. Main Street, Suite L, Ellensburg, WA
The Kittitas County Genealogical Society program on 07 Feb will be Bob Kibler discussing “Writing a Book About Local History” using his book about Desert Aire as an example. For more information, visit the KCGS website.

JEFFERSON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Meeting February 18

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (JCGS)

PO Box 627

Port Townsend, WA 98368

Contact for this press release: Judy Tough 385-3065 or tough@olympus.net

FOR RELEASE: February 1 – 17, 2017

GENEAOLOGY DETECTIVE

Being a genealogy detective involves scanning newspapers for information not found elsewhere. Mary Roddy, Jefferson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) speaker this month will present “Read ‘Em or Weep”. Her program involves finding free and pay newspaper sites online and will show us a method to do a ‘thorough searching in every newspaper every time’. Public is welcome! Free. Donations are gratefully accepted. Saturday, February 18, Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road in Chimacum. 9:30-10 a.m. ‘meet & greet’; 10-11:30 includes brief announcements and the presentation. Visit JCGS website <wajcgs.org> for more information.

Mary Roddy

Mary Roddy is a Certified Public Accountant who has earned a certificate from the Genealogy and Family History Program at the University of Washington. She is an active member of the Seattle Genealogical Society and speaks frequently to groups in the Seattle area. Her background in accounting has influenced the way she uses spreadsheets and forensic research in her genealogy. Mary is a regular contributor to YourGenealogyToday and Internet Genealogy magazines as well as a webinar presenter with Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

LOWER COLUMBIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Meeting February 9

 

 

History for Genealogists

How to use historical societies

Please join us for this great presentation by

HANNAH ALLAN, A byu FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY GRADUATE, AND CURRENTLY ON SITE GENEALOGIST FOR THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN PORTLAND, AMONG MANY OTHER PAST AND CURRENT GENEALOGY RELATED ACTIVITIES.

LOWER COLUMBIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~walcolgs/

SOMERSET RETIREMENT APARTMENTS

2025 TIBBETTS DRIVE, LONGVIEW

DINING ROOM 7:00 PM

Feb 9, 2017

VISITORS ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society (BIGS) Meeting Friday, February 17

 

The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society (BIGS) will meet Friday, February 17, 2017, at the LDS church on Bainbridge Island, 8677 Madison Avenue, from 10:00 AM.  Mary Kircher Roddy, a genealogist, lecturer and writer, will be speaking on “A Decree of (Temporary) Divorce – My Life Without Ancestry.com.”  Free to members, a $5.00 donation is suggested for nonmembers.  For more information go to http://www.bigenealogy.org, or call 206-842-4978.  BIGS is a 501c(3) non-profit organization.

 

Lower Columbia Gen Society News

LOCOL

History for Genealogists

How to use historical societies

Please join us for this great presentation by

    HANNAH ALLAN, A byu FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY GRADUATE, AND CURRENTLY ON SITE GENEALOGIST FOR THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN PORTLAND, AMONG MANY OTHER PAST AND CURRENT GENEALOGY RELATED ACTIVITIES.

LOWER COLUMBIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~walcolgs/

SOMERSET RETIREMENT APARTMENTS

2025 TIBBETTS DRIVE, LONGVIEW

DINING ROOM      7:00 PM   Feb 9, 2017

VISITORS ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

 

German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society Meeting

The German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society will meet on Friday, February 3, 2017, from 1 to 3 pm in the Relief Society Room of the LDS Church at 10675 NE 20thSt, Bellevue, WA 98004 with doors opening at 12:45 pm for networking. For more information, kindly visit our website at https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/  .   Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

 

Topic: “What I Wish I Had Known  . . . before I started researching my ancestors.  Members of our group will share their experiences and  lessons learned researching their Germanic ancestors, about citing their sources, the importance of locating original documentation, the confusion of multiple marriages, the need for continuous learning, researching extended family, the importance of understanding law, the importance of location, the importance of siblings and understanding time periods.  Come learn from experienced genealogists sharing their adventures.

 

Eastside Genealogical Society meeting February 9, 2017

The Eastside Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in the Bellevue Regional Library (Room 1), 1111 – 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 at 7 pm, with doors opening at 6:30 pm for networking.

Topic: WikiTree is a free, shared social networking genealogy website that allows users individually to research and contribute to their own personal family trees, while building and collaborating on a singular worldwide family tree within the same system.  Come learn about this useful website.

 

Also see our website for FREE genealogical help and other Special Interest Group meetings. Visitors are always welcome at all meetings. www.eastsidegenealogicalsociety.com