ACCESS THEIR IRISH RECORDS FOR FREE
Here’s a St Patrick’s Day gift from findmypast. Explore and access millions of Irish family history records for free from March 13 through 5:00 pm PDT on Friday, March 17. You will need to go through a simple registration process that merely entails providing an email address and setting up a password.
Census records, parish records, travel and migration records, and court registers are just some of the data available. findmypast has the largest collection of Irish records available anywhere online.
You might want to start by reading their blog article “A Complete Beginner’s Guide to findmypast’s Irish Records”. If you are interested, sign up for the free webinar with Irish genealogy expert, Fiona Fitzsimmons. It’s scheduled for 9:00 am PDT on Thursday, March 16 and it includes a live question and answer session.
To get started here’s the url to findmypast :
SPRING MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Remember the Spring Membership meeting is this Saturday, March 18, 1:30-3:00 pm. Hope to see you there. Following the business meeting, Lisa Oberg and Jill Morelli will present “Rootless: A Retrospective Look at America’s Fascination with its Ancestry”.
For new members or genealogy beginners, notice on Sunday, March 19 from 1:15pm-5:00 pm, a Beginning Genealogy Class will be led by Linda Fitzgerald, a Past President of SGS, and it is open to all.