Stillaquamish Valley Genealogical Society Finding Difficult Women

Stillaquamish Valley Genealogical Society

Presentation: Difficult Women-The Ways Our Female Ancestors Confound Our Research and SVGS monthly meeting- In-person and virtually

Tuesday, February 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day!

1:00 pm – SVGS Library 6111 188 PL NE, Arlington, WA

You are invited to an educational presentation at our society library. If you prefer to watch virtually, a Zoom link and a syllabus to download can be found on our website

Janet Camarata will be speaking in-person and our monthly business meeting will follow the presentation.

Janet’s topic: Difficult Women: The Ways Our Female Ancestors Confound Our Research

The names of our female ancestor’s changed in expected and in some cases, unexpected ways. Onomatology is the study of names. Of all the problems encountered in genealogical research, names are some of the toughest.

Janet’s Bio:

Janet O’Conor Camarata is a genealogist with over 30 years experience. She is a seminar presenter, educator, and trainer in genealogy societies, libraries, retirement centers and senior centers across Washington. She has supported genealogy by volunteering in a variety of ways – newsletter editor, program coordinator, publicity, Education Director and past-president of South King County Genealogical Society (SKCGS).   She is the winner of the Washington State Genealogical Society Volunteer of the Year award for 2019.  Janet is a graduate of the University of Washington Genealogy and Family History program.  She has a B.A. (Education) degree from Central Washington University and a Master’s degree from Antioch University.  She also taught at w Pierce College – Puyallup and within The Boeing Company and the University of Phoenix.