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Objectives of the Washington State Genealogical Society

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shares information about genealogical activities and resources from individual members and local, county, state and national organizations. 
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promotes the preservation of and access to public and private genealogical and historical information.
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co-sponsors an annual genealogical conference in partnership with a local host society.
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issues a Washington State Pioneer Certificate to all who can prove their ancestor was in the Territory of Washington before 11 November 1889, and issues a First Citizen Certificate for those whose ancestor was in the state before 31 December 1900. (Click on the Projects link at left.)
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promotes communication through individual participation and regional representation.
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publishes a bi-monthly newsletter of local, state and national genealogical information including a calendar of events.
 

Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society
The topic is "Using the Law to Improve your Research" by BIGS
member Sara Scribner.  Knowing how to find, understand and use the laws in
effect at different times and places is essential to understanding
historical records, situations and your ancestors' lives....
Puget Sound Genealogical Society
Puget Sound Genealogical Society
“Uncover Your Family Roots” with guest speaker Bret Petersen.
Four topics:
*Jumping “the pond” – research in England.
*Using Newspapers in Research: You sNEWS you lose.
*Your head is in the Cloud and Your Feet on the Ground.
*Sources for Vital Records Before They Existed.
 
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