WHATCOM GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY TO CELEBRATE 50th ANNIVERSARY!
Whatcom Genealogical Society will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Monday, Feb. 11th from 2 – 4 pm at the Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA. Our speaker will be Jeff Jewell, Photo Archivist at the Whatcom Museum. Visitors welcome! For information: 360-733-8300.
Whatcom Genealogical Society will host a Spring Seminar on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The guest speaker will be Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List fame. Please put this on your calendar as you won’t want to miss it. Details coming soon. Contact: email@example.com
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 Genealogical Society Meeting Monday, October 8, 2:00 pm Bellingham Elks Lodge, 710 Samish Way. Evelyn Roehl of Kin Hunters will give a presentation on German research. Visitors Welcome! 360-966-3860 for more info.
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
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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.
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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