Clallam County Genealogical Society’s 2021 Seminar Lisa Louise Cooke

Clallam County Genealogical Society’s 2021 Seminar

Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021

Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke found her passion for family history at her grandmother’s knee at the age of eight. She is presently one of the leading genealogist in America today, having written several books including The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, How to Find you Family History in Newspapers and the video series, Google Earth for Genealogy.

She is the producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, a popular online genealogy audio show available at She is also the producer and Host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, author of the Lisa’s Picks column in Family Tree Magazine and a curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University. She is sought after as a national and international speaker.

Our Seminar will include 3 Zoom Sessions:


9:30 am -9:45 am Introduction

9:45 am -10:45 am Session I The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology

It’s a new decade, so if you think you know how to Google, think again! Technology changes rapidly and keeping our search skills updated and sharp is key to search success. Come learn the latest Google Search Methodology for Genealogy. You’ll hear about the latest and best search innovations, and learn the process that will dramatically improve your genealogical search results. These skills can be used with all associated Google tools.

10:45 am – 11:05 — Break

11:05 am – 12:05 pm Session II Ancestry Top Tips and Hidden Secrets

Discover what you didn’t know about Ancestry. We’ll cover little known search strategies and collections that will reinvigorate your genealogy.

12:05 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch break

12:45 pm – 2:45 pm Session III How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case

Become a genealogical detective in this vital session. You’ll learn to track ancestors like a criminal cold case detective, sniffing out holes in your research and getting missing information on the record with cutting edge technology.

2:45 pm – 3 pm Closing Remarks


Early Registration closes August 7th $40 for members, $50 for non-members

All Late Registrations and at the Door of the Research Center $50 per person.

After receipt of check or Paypal you will receive the Zoom meeting number and pass code in your email.

Please send your checks to CCGS, 403 E. 8th Street, Port Angeles, 98362. Pay-pal is available through our website:

You are welcome to watch the Zoom meeting at the CCGS Research Center— 403 E. 8th Street, Port Angeles.

For additional Information call CCGS Tues – Fri 10am – 4pm, or Sat. noon – 4pm: 360-417-5000.