people in the Clark County area have Scandinavian roots they would like
to explore. The instructor has deep expertise along with practical
application. This class will focus on basic research techniques while
adding insight into DNA interpretation. Tuition for each class is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Advance registration is requested to guarantee reservation. Walk-ins subject to available seating.
WEBINAR: ITALIAN CIVIL REGISTRATION–GOING BEYOND THE BASICS
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Legacy Family Tree webinar discusses some of the more advanced records
within Italian civil registration: Allegati [birth, death, and marriage
supplements/attachments], Cittadinanza [citizenship records] and Atti
Diversi [Diverse Acts]. Students will learn how these records can help
to fill in the details of an Italian families’ history as well as track
them across Italy. and around the world.
SCANDINAVIAN ROOTS FOCUS GROUP
Mon, 21 Oct 2019: 2-3:30 pm
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 third Monday of the month, September-May. Members and non-members
WEBINAR: TOP TECH TIPS FOR THE TECHNOLOGISTS AND THE GENEALOGIST
Wednesday, October 23, 2019,11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
many know, genealogy research can gobble up an enormous amount of time.
Watch this Legacy Family Tree webinar and leave armed with a new
collection of tools to make your genealogy time on the computer more
WEBINAR: SEVEN STEPS TO MANAGE DIGITAL FILES
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
how Digital Asset Management (DAM) can help you organize and manage
digital photos and images across computers, cloud services, and mobile
devices with practical strategies for backup, adding metadata, file
naming, captioning, and sharing.
CLASS: UPDATED VITAL RECORDS RESEARCHING
Tuesday, Nov 5, 9-11 a.m.
records contain essential genealogical research information. More
records are becoming available online, but many more are not. In this
class, you will learn how to harness the power of 21st Century searching
clues for locating your ancestors. Tuition for each class is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Advance registration is requested to guarantee reservation. Walk-ins subject to available seating.
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.
We are having Garry Bush at our regular Genealogy meeting Oct 10 as the program. Our meeting start at 7:00pm at the Orchard’s Methodist Church 1213 Burrell Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501. We have a Coffee time at 6:30pm and will follow up with business meeting after the presentation.
“The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Made in China?
China, Sea Otters and Thomas Jefferson
the unfamiliar story of how Chinese voyages and legends influenced men
to explore and perish searching for the mythical River of the West and
the Northwest Passage. Eventually this saga compelled Thomas Jefferson
to send Lewis & Clark to the Pacific Ocean.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil
War – Fall meeting of Fort Walla Walla Camp 3
~ October 19, 2019 at 1:00 to 3:00;
Guest speaker at 1:15 pm (sack lunch-social @ 12-1:00)
~ At Yakima Valley Genealogical
Library, 1901 S. 12 th Ave., Union Gap WA 98903
invited. Mr. Jo N. Miles’ program will be on Kamiakin Country. The
stories of the Yakima Valley in the mid 1850 s about hostilities
between the Chiefs and Tribes and the US Army. From his book,
Kamiakin Country. Books will be available for sale and
Mr. Miles is from Richland, WA and now
Yakima. He holds a degree from the University of Arizona and is a US
Army veteran. He held a career in public administration, including 17
years on the Yakima Reservation. He is an expert researcher and
writer on the early history of Washington Territory.
Questions can direct to Don Jameson
(Camp Commander) 509 965 1390
LAST CHANCE – REGISTER NOW! SGS FALL SEMINAR SGS is pleased to have Tom Jones, renowned genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator, for our Fall Seminar on October 5th. His presentation this year will be Creating Credible Conclusions While Circumnavigating Walls. Come learn how to forge innovative paths around research brick walls with confidence and ethics.
MICROFILM READER, FIRST COME – FIRST SERVED Seattle Genealogical Society would like to offer our extra microfilm reader to the first person, or Society, to come retrieve it. It is located in our library at 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA. If you are interested, please contact SGS at: email@example.com with “Microfilm Reader” in the Subject Line. FREE CLASS DIGGING DEEP : DOING HISTORICAL RESEARCH The Puget Sound Regional Branch of the Washington State Archives, in Bellevue, WA, is offering the class Digging Deep from 11:00 am- 2:00 pm on October 19, 2019. Designed for teachers, students, beginning genealogists, local heritage volunteers and others interested in exploring the past, you’ll get practical advice and learn the basic steps for gathering the information that you will need to investigate and interpret a historical topic. In this class, discover:
· What historical sources are & how to use them · What primary sources are & aren’t · What secondary sources are & why they’re useful · How to use the library system in your research · How to use archival collections · How to find and use reliable online resources . How to properly cite your sources · How to use information from different sources
For additional information, contact Mike Saunders, Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-564-3950. DO NOT FORGET THE FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Remember the SGS Membership Meeting is Saturday, October 12, from 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm, followed by a Second Saturday Series presentation. The topic will be The New SGS Website. SAVE THE DATE
Tom Jones – Guest Speaker, SGS 2019 Fall Seminar, Fairview Christian School, 844 NE 78th St, Seattle, WA October 5-6, 2019 Back by popular demand! We are delighted to have Dr. Tom Jones visit Seattle once again. Tom is an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator. He has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002, and he is the author of the textbooks Mastering Genealogical Proof and Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Click here to Register Online Now or Print a Brochure to Register by Mail
CGSI Genealogical & Cultural Conference, Lincoln, NE October 15-19, 2019 The Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) is the leader in genealogy and family history in the geographical areas now known as the Czech and Slovak Republics. Their 2019 conference is the premier event to learn about techniques for genealogical research in those areas.
Unless otherwise indicated all programs will be at the SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. Check the SGS Web Site for additions, changes, and corrections. Programs may be canceled or postponed because of inclement weather.
Saturday, October 5, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, SGS Fall Seminar with Tom Jones, at Fairview Christian School. The SGS Library will be closed so our volunteers may attend the seminar.
Sunday, October 6, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, DNA Workshop, with Cary Bright. Q&A first hour, while focus second hour in on Genome Mate Pro.
Saturday, October 12, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm, Family Tree for Family Search Interest Group, with leader Lou Daly. Rescheduled date & time due to the seminar on October 5.
Saturday, October 12, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm, SGS Fall Membership Meeting
Saturday, October 12, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Second Saturday Speaker Series – The New SGS Website , Learn how to log into the new web site and to use the new features; stay current with our events; access our research resources and add your family’s name to our surname registry. Facilitators: David Rimmer, Ann Wright, Christine Schomaker and Heidi Mair Sunday, October 13, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Scandinavian Special Interest Group – meets quarterly with Karen Knudson. Share info and discuss researching your Scandinavian ancestors.
Monday, October 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, WAY To Go! Workshop: A Methodology for Efficient Report Writing (Classes and Workshops) Online only; with Jill Morelli, CG. Session 1 (Pre Registration is Required). Write as you go is a method of writing reports efficiently and accurately. By focusing your attention on a single research question coupled with other techniques learned in the program, this two session course will improve the efficiency of your product. Brick wall problems, client, and research reports benefit from this approach. There will be assignments. Maximum class size is 30 members, with priority given to SGS members. $40 for members, $50 for non-members