Whatcom Genealogical Society November Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society will meet Monday, November 12, 2 p.m. at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, Bellingham. The program will be Elizabeeth Joffrion from WWU Center for Pacific Northwest Studies and Jannette Gomes from the Washington State Archives who will give a presentation on what is available for genealogists at their facilities. Visitors are always welcome! Contact: 360-733-8300.

Whatcom County Genealogical Society September Meeting

Whatcom County Genealogical Society will meet on Monday, September 10 at 2 pm at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way.  The program will be “What I Did on My Summer Vacation”. Members are encouraged to share what they discovered over the summer break.   We will have some ice breakers and get-to-know-you activities as well.  Visitors welcome!  Contact:  360-733-8300

 

Sharon Neem

WGS Publicity Chair

 

Whatcom Genealogical Society June Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society Meeting Monday, June 13, 2 pm, at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA.  Program will be “Becoming America:   A Study of Immigration” with Janice Lovelace. What conditions existed for your ancestors to leave their home countries and make a journey to a new place? What conditions existed to encourage settlement in the Americas, especially the United States?  Visitors Welcome!  Contact:  360-733-8300.

 

Thank you!

 

Sharon Neem

WGS Publicity Chair

Whatcom Genealogical Society May Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society will meet Monday, May 14th at 2 p.m. at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way.  May’s program is Blaine Bettinger’s Legacy Family Tree webinar on GedMatch.com. “The DNA website GEDmatch can be intimidating, so this lecture will start at the beginning and look at some of its basic but very important tools that genealogists can utilize in their research. We will look at the ethnicity tools, the One-to-Many tool, the One-to-One tool, and the X One-to-One tool.”  Visitors welcome.  Contact:  360-733-8300

Whatcom Genealogical Society April Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society, Bellingham, WA will hold its Monday, April 9th meeting at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way at 2 pm.  Mary Kathryn Kozy will speak on “Planning & Preparing for a Research Trip.”  Visitors welcome!  Contact:  360-733-8300
Our Society is planning a group research trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake CityThe arrival date is 15 July and the departure is 22 July.  You are not obligated to stay for the entire week.   Anyone interested should contact Cindy Harris at caharris1162@yahoo.com

Whatcom Genealogical Society March Meeting

 

The Whatcom Genealogical Society will meet Monday, March 12 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way.  The program will be “Remember Mama – But Not Her Maiden Name” with Mary Kircher Roddy, Professional Genealogist – Women can be hard to identify.  If they married, they probably changed their names. See more than 20 great strategies for finding the maiden name of “troublesome” women in your family’s past – and a few more strategies for discovering married names for those sisters, daughters and aunts who have “disappeared.”   Visitors are welcome.  Contact:  Galen Biery, President, 360-733-8300.

 

Sharon Neem

WGS Publicity Chair

Whatcom Genealogical Society February Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society Meeting Monday, February 12, 2018, 2 p.m. at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way.  Guest Speaker:  Cyndi Ingle. Cyndi is a Certified Genealogist, and owner of the “Cyndi’s List” Web site.  She will speak on “Back to Basics:  Research Planning and Execution Online.”  Visitors are welcome!
Contact:  WGS President Galen Biery – 360-733-8300

Whatcom Genealogical Society February Meeting

Whatcom Genealogical Society Meeting Monday, February 12, 2018, 2 p.m. at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way.  Guest Speaker:  Cyndi Ingle. Cyndi is a Certified Genealogist, and owner of the “Cyndi’s List” Web site.  She will speak on “Back to Basics:  Research Planning and Execution Online.”  Visitors are welcome!  Contact:  WGS President Galen Biery – 360-733-8300