Clark County Genealogy Society March Activities

LEGACY FAMILY TREE GENEALOGY SOFTWARE USER GROUP

Mon, 4 Mar 2019: 9:30-11:30 am

CCGS Library

If you use Legacy Family Tree Software for tracking your genealogy research, there is a Legacy Users Group that meets monthly to discuss tips, tricks and problems. You will always come away with some new ideas. The meetings are held regularly on the first Monday of the month. Members and non-members are welcome.

GENEALOGY RESEARCH BOOK CLUB

Mon, 4 Mar 4 2019: 12-1:30 pm

CCGS Library

There are many “research rich” books of genealogical historical collections, as well as “how to” books on methods, collection and data storage of genealogy research. This group delves into one book at a time and discusses how to make the best use of it. Join this casual group as they delve into their favorite topic of books on family history discovery and sleuthing. (Brown baggers welcome!)

GETTING STARTED TRACING YOUR FAMILY ROOTS

Tues, 5 Mar 2019: 10 am – 12 noon

CCGS Library

FREE CLASS

This class starts your family tree research with a begin at the beginning strategy.  Topics will include collecting information from the family, family group sheets, pedigree charts, genealogy database programs, and best research practices. Taught by highly regarded genealogist and CCGS member, Elsie Deatherage.

WEBINAR: A GUIDE TO THIRD PARTY TOOLS FOR DNA TESTING

Wed, 06 Mar 2019: 11 am-12:30 pm

CCGS Library

DNA testing companies boast helpful internal tools, but there are many excellent third party tools that can help provide answers. This Legacy Family Tree webinar will provide an overview of all the available third party tools as well as practical hints and tips on how to get the most out of them.

UNFOCUSED GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP

Thu, 7 Mar 2019: 1-3 pm

CCGS Education Center

There’s no meeting agenda, no special topic, just a group of curious people bringing genealogy research notes, questions, brick walls, etc. to share with the group. Get ideas for the next steps you should take in your research.

WHAT’S NEW ON THE FAMILY SEARCH WEBSITE?

Tues, 12 Mar 2019: 10 am-12 pm

CCGS Library

Join Alice Allen to learn about the constantly changing and improving FamilySearch.org website.  Find out what’s new and pick up tips and tricks to make your own Family Searching experience a successful one! Advance registration requested as class may be canceled with insufficient registrations. Walk-ins are accepted subject to available seating.

SCANDINAVIAN ROOTS FOCUS GROUP

Mon, 18 Mar 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 second Thursday of the month, September-May. Members and non-members are welcome.

RESEARCHING ANCESTORS IN TENNESSEE RECORDS

Tue, 19 Mar 2019: 10am – 12 pm

CCGS Library

If you looking for ancestors in Tennessee records, ace genealogist Bea Ritter will tell you how to conduct a search. For illustration, she uses examples from visits she made to 10 counties on behalf of her own family search effort. You’ll take away guidelines to search for your own Tennessee ancestral roots. Advance registration is requested to guarantee reservation. Walk-ins subject to available seating.

WEBINAR: ONE AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILY’S STORY OF MIGRATION FROM THE SOUTH

Wed, 20 Mar 2019: 11 am – 12:30 pm

CCGS Library

African-Americans throughout the South moved to Midwestern cities in search of opportunities and work. This Legacy Family Tree webinar will help researchers understand how to look for clues in both places and with all connected family members.

THIRD THURSDAY EVENING HOURS

Thurs, 21 Mar 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.

GENEALOGY ENTHUSIASTS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Tue, 26 Mar 2019: 10 am to noon

Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA

At the height of activity for the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Vancouver, American wagon trains began rolling west. At Fort Vancouver, the Native American and Hawaiian populations were permanent residents with fur traders, clerks and officers of the HBC. Mary Rose, executive Director of the Friends of Fort Vancouver, will talk about the changes that took place at the Fort and the community. Internationally, “Oregon” would be declared a U.S. Territory up to the 49th Parallel. By 1849, the U.S. Army was at Vancouver to reinforce America’s claim.

WEBINAR: FREE GENEALOGY TOOLS FOR YOUR IPAD/IPHONE

Wed, 27 Mar 2019: 11 am -12:30 pm

CCGS Library

There are several new applications and a few old ones which can help you capture, reference, and share your family history on the go. Come find out how to use the latest and greatest tools for your preferred Apple mobile device at this Legacy Family Tree webinar.

One comment on “Clark County Genealogy Society March Activities

  1. fred henchell says:

    some of the dates do not make sence. please check

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