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Saturday, September 18 through Friday, September 24
Rogue Valley Genealogical Society Presents Genealogy Week  (Special events)
10:03 am to 7:30 pm
Virtual
The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society (Medford, OR) is hosting "Genealogy Week" From 18 Sep to 24 Sep. All 14 classes are free. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your research skills. Click here to register.
 
For more information, visit the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society website


Saturday, September 25
Veterans Grab and Go  (Special events)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Kitsap County
The Kitsap Area Veterans Alliance is sponsoring a "Veterans Grab & Go" in Bremerton, Poulsbo, Silverdale and Port Orchard. This event is open to all Kitsap County veterans. ID required (military retired ID, VA card or DD214). For more information, visit the KAVA interim website


Saturday, September 25
Rogue Valley Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society (Medford, OR) is hosting a one-day virtual seminar on Saturday, 25 Sep 2021 entitled "North American Migration: In, Out and Across" with Patricia Oberndorf. 
 
For more information, visit the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society website


Monday, September 27
Genealogy Chat  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Genealogy Chat special interest group. Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available. For more information, visit the SKCGS website.


Tuesday, September 28
Tech Tuesday  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's Tech Tuesday (virtual) is back by popular demand. This is an informal consultation time on DNA, genealogy, sofware or genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcome. No appointment necessary. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Wednesday, September 29
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com



Friday, October 1
German Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastside Genealogical Society's German Interest Group will be "Discovering LalliE" with Liz Blaszczak. Visitors are always welcome and can request an invitation via Contact tab on the website no later than 2 days prior to the meeting: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/


Saturday, October 2
EWGS Fall Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's Fall Workshop will feature Thomas MacEntee. Thomas will teach 4 classes:
  • Smarter Search Strategies for Genealogy
  • Turning Genealogy Clues into Genealogy To Do’s
  • Brick Wall Breakthroughs
  • Did I Get Everything? – Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research

For more information, visit the EWGS website.



Saturday, October 2
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its FamilySearch Interest Group with Lou Daly. Discover the many ways to use FamilySearch. At each meeting a different aspect of the website will be featured. Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com.


Sunday, October 3
DNA Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is sponsoring a DNA Workshop. To be included you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join.  


Wednesday, October 6
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com


Thursday, October 7
Family Search with Cindi Ingle  (Trainings)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The Heritage Quest Research Library is hosting a Family Search discussion with Cindi Ingle. FamilySearch is so much more than just a family tree hosting platform.  FamilySearch is a massive website that is made up of dozens and dozens of research tools. The site includes tools for learning and for reference.  It is home to the world’s largest digitized collection of records and sources for our research. And all of this is free for everyone to use.  We will explore each of the features that FamilySearch offers and we will hone in on how to dig through the site from a variety of entry points to find what we need.
 
How to Sign-up: Come into HQRL in Sumner or call 253-863-1806
1007 Main Street Sumner WA 98390

Deadline for sign-up: October 2, 2021

Cost: Members $20 / Non-Members $25 Pay in person, by mail, or with a card on PayPal
A link will be sent to your email the day before the class. If less than 5 sign up, it will be canceled and you will be notified. 
 
 


Thursday, October 7
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, October 9
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The program for the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting will be "The Orphan Train Movement: History, Genealogy, Legacy" with Michael Brophy. The Orphan Trains operated between 1854 and 1929, transporting 200,000+ children from New York to the Midwest and beyond. Over two million descendants live on to tell the stories of this uniquely American movement through oral history, genealogy research with ongoing, careful care of the unique records. Explore these ancestors in this unique lecture.

All are invited to join us to hear this outstanding speaker. To obtain the Zoom meeting number and the pass code, contact CCGS at 360-417-5000, Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 4pm or Saturday noon to 4pm.  For more information, visit the CCGS website.


Saturday, October 9
Seattle Civil War Veterans Walking Tour  (Special events)
1:00 pm
1200 East Howe St., Seattle
Richard Heisler, local historian dedicated to documenting Seattle’s Civil War Legacy, will be giving a free walking tour of Capitol Hill’s Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery. The tour will include brief histories of the cemetery, the Grand Army of the Republic, and some of the cemetery’s internees. Heisler will also explore different topics not previously covered during his last tour back in August. Estimated length is 60 to 90 minutes followed by Q&A.You can find out more about Heisler’s project on his
website: http://www.seattlescivilwarlegacy.com/

Or you can follow his work on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/SeattlesCivilWarLegacy


Tuesday, October 12
Tech Tuesday  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's Tech Tuesday (virtual) is back by popular demand. This is an informal consultation time on DNA, genealogy, sofware or genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcome. No appointment necessary. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Wednesday, October 13
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com


Thursday, October 14
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apartments, 20205 Tibbets Dr., Longview, WA
The program at the Lower Columbia Genealogical Society's next meeting is "That's My Story" by Lola Weber. For more information, email lcgsgen@yahoo.com.


Saturday, October 16
Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its 2021 Fall Seminar on Saturday, 16 Oct 2021. Ari Wilkins will be the keynote speaker. Ari Wilkins is a genealogist and library associate at Dallas Public Library, where she provides genealogy-programming education. She worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose, on his project, “Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database.” Ari has spoken nationally at the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, RootsTech, Texas State Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, American Library Association, and a multitude of local societies.
 
Seminar Topics
  • Black and White Southern Families in Southern Plantation Records
  • Mysterious Relatives
  • Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records, and City Directories
  • Friends of Friends: Quakers and African American Communities

For more information, visit the Seattle Genealogical Society website.



Saturday, October 16
South King County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
TBA
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its monthly general meeting on 16 Oct 2021. The program will be "“You Can Do This: Photo Organizing and Preservation” with Thomas MacEntee. For meeting reminders and link, go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/society.


Wednesday, October 20
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com


Thursday, October 21
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society 2021 Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is sponsoring a virtual seminar with Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist, on 3 Thursdays (21 Oct, 28 Oct and 04 Nov). The program on 21 Oct will be "That Scoundrel George."  Tracking a black sheep ancestor can be great fun -- and a great challenge when every record he left appears to be a lie. Where is the truth to be found. Suitable for all levels of experience. To register, visit the skagitvalleygenealogy.org website.


Tuesday, October 26
Tech Tuesday  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's Tech Tuesday (virtual) is back by popular demand. This is an informal consultation time on DNA, genealogy, sofware or genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcome. No appointment necessary. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Wednesday, October 27
Brags & Bricks  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Brags & Bricks Social Interest Group (Virtual). Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges, or just come to hang out with other genealogists.   Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com


Thursday, October 28
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society 2021 Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is sponsoring a virtual seminar with Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist, on 3 Thursdays (21 Oct, 28 Oct and 04 Nov). The program on 28 Oct will be "When World's Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records." The Genealogical Proof Standards says to resolve conflict in data...but like so many things, that sounds good, but it's easier said than done. What exactly are we supposed to do when we encounter conflicting evidence? What are the basic types of evidence and the methods -- tips and tricks -- we can use to resolve them? Suitable for all experience levels. To register, visit the skagitvalleygenealogy.org website.



Thursday, November 4
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society 2021 Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society is sponsoring a virtual seminar with Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist, on 3 Thursdays (21 Oct, 28 Oct and 04 Nov). The program on 04 Nov will be "No Vitals? No Problem: Building a Family Through Circumstantial Evidence." When there's no birth, marriage or death record, what's a genealogist to do? Learn how to use circumstantial evidence to build a family. Case study: Who in the world is Paul Knop? (Tracing an unknown relative named by 20th century German immigrants.) Suitable for all levels of experience. To register, visit the skagitvalleygenealogy.org website.


Thursday, November 4
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, November 6
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Using Civil War Records: A Case Study of B.B. Sapp & Rebecca Lake" with Janice Fritsch. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Thursday, November 11
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apartments, 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, WA
The program at the Lower Columbia Genealogical Society's meeting is "DNA" by Terry Mattison. For more information, email lcgsgen@yahoo.com


Saturday, November 20
South King County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
TBA
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its monthly general meeting on 20 Nov 2021. The program will be "Using Maps for Genealogical Research” with Dr. Malinda Kashuba. For meeting reminders and link, go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/society.



Thursday, December 2
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit their website.


Saturday, December 4
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society's meeting is "Holiday Traditions Around the World," a sharing time with EWGS members. For more information, visit the EWGS website.


Thursday, December 9
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apartments, 20205 Tibbets Dr., Longview, WA
The program at the Lower Columbia Genealogical Society's next meeting is "Non-profit organization: Luggage of Love. For more information, email lcgsgen@yahoo.com.



Saturday, January 15, 2022
South King County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
TBA
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its monthly general meeting on 15 Jan 2022. The program will be “The Hicks Babies” with Dr. Leah Larkin. For meeting reminders and link, go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/society.



Wednesday, March 9, 2022 through Saturday, March 12, 2022
RootsTech 2022  (Conferences & Seminars)
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Attend the largest global genealogy conference to learn more about your family history, interact with new technology or share your innovative ideas with the world. For more information, visit the Rootstech website.



Saturday, April 9, 2022
Olympia Genealogical Society Spring Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
TBA
The Olympia Genealogical Society's 2022 Spring Seminar will be Saturday, 9 April 2022. The featured speaker will be Diahan Southard from "Your DNA Guide." More information will be available at the OGS website.



Wednesday, May 25, 2022 through Saturday, May 28, 2022
NGS Family History Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Sacramento, CA
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is sponsoring its Family History Conference from May 25 - 28, 2022 in Sacramento. The theme is "Our American Mosaic." For more information, visit the NGS website