Starting to spread the word for Skagit Valley Genealogical Society’s next monthly meeting. This one involves Irish research, covers some basics to be aware of when researching Irish ancestry and then follows the trail (paper and otherwise) of one Irish immigrant from County Cork to Skagit County in the last 1800s. Come join us!
There is till time to register for Dave Obee’s presentation: “Write Your Family History.” Dave is an internationally acclaimed genealogist, author and journalist. If anyone can finally get us putting “pen to paper” and getting us past our writer’s block its Dave! To be sure we get your email information to me in time by Wednesday, Oct. 28 please register via PayPal or credit card by our society’s secure website: www.skagitvalleygenealogy.org.
Once we receive your registration ($10 USD) we will email you the Zoom invitation/link on Wednesday, October 28. Your invitation will be coming from: firstname.lastname@example.org. So look for it in your email inbox. We look forward to you joining us on-line!
Regards Margie Wilson, president Skagit Valley Genealogical Society Burlington, WA 98233 PS Scroll down the flier to THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 10:15AM-NOON for a description of Dave’s class. See you there!
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society presents: An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy by professional genealogist Lily Bogash
BURLINGTON – Join the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society in exploring how to research your Jewish ancestors on Sat., October 12 from 1-3 pm at the Burlington Public Library, 820 E. Washington Ave. The featured guest speaker is professional genealogist Lily Bogash Kohn who will present, “An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy.” Ms Kohn will discuss how to get started in researching your Jewish ancestry, explore helpful US and international research resources and websites, consider historical context in your research, and offer other helpful resources specific to Jewish genealogy. Ms. Kohn’s presentation will also include her own personal journey of discovering her Jewish ancestors in Europe through visiting cemeteries and ancestral sites. These educational programs are presented in partnership with the Burlington Public Library. The public is welcome and admission is free. For further details call (360) 757-6224 or (360) 755-0760 or visit www.skagitvalleygenealogy.org or www.burlingtonwa.gov/library.