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Saturday, April 25
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
LaQuinta Inns and Suites, 1425 East 27th St, Tacoma, WA.
Connie Lenzen, CG, will speak at  Spring Seminar 2015.
Her topics will be:
Break Down Brick Walls with Evidence Analysis;
Probate Research: Follow the Money . . . . ;
Proving a Maternal Line When Grandma Didn't Tell Us Her Parents' Names;
Lost Parents: Adoption Research and Finding Other Missing Persons.  
Additional information can be found on our website at

Saturday, May 9
Seattle Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
9:00 am
Greenwood Senior Center 525 N 85th Street, Seattle
Speaker: C. Lynn Andersen, Accredited Genealogist (ICAPGen) in Mid-South states (Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)
Topics:       - An Overview of Internet Resources for the Mid-South States
- Internet Resources for Mid-South States Will and Probate Records
- Finding and Using Land Records Online to Solve Mid-South States Research Problems
- A Look at Colonial Land Records from the Mid-South States

Thursday, May 14
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, Washington.
General Meeting - Visitors Welcome
“Church Records of England, Wales & Scotland” by R. Halliday


Saturday, June 6
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
11:00 am
To Be Announced
Annual Summer Picnic/Potluck.

Saturday, June 27
WSGS Annual Conference  (State Society)
Ellensburg, Washington.
Daivid Rencher will be the all day speaker.

Thursday, August 13 through Saturday, August 15
Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015 - Hosted by SVGS  (Other)
Byrnes Performing Arts Center 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd. Arlington, WA
The annual Northwest Genealogy Conference is dedicated to bringing high quality, national level genealogical education to the Pacific Northwest.  NwGC is also committed to supporting local experts and speakers with our incredible venue. The 2015 conference will build upon our success in 2014.
Headline Speakers are CeCe Moore, Judy G. Russell and Angela Packer McGhie
NwGC will be offering: 3 full days of classes; Options to purchase individual days; More nationally and internationally renowned speakers; An improved syllabus; More vendors
Thursday August 13th:  Angela Packer McGhie; Cyndi Ingle; Reed Powell; Linda Harms Okazaki; Luana Darby  MLIS; Lisa Louise Cooke; Angie Bush  MS (Biotechnology)
Friday August 14th: CeCe Moore; Cari Taplin; Elissa Scalise Powell CGSM, CGLSM; Steven W Morrison  MPA; Cyndi Ingle; Michelle Goodrum; Luana Darby MLIS; Lisa Louise Cooke; Angie Bush
Saturday August 15th: Judy G. Russell JD, CGSM, CGLSM; Jill Morelli; Janice C Lovelace PhD; Sara Scribner MLIS, CGSM; Janice Sellers; Janet Camarata; Jean Wilcox Hibben PhD, MA, CGSM; Cari Taplin; Elissa Scalise Powell CGSM, CGLSM
Registration opens April 15th at www.NwGC.org

Saturday, October 17 through Sunday, October 18
Seattle Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
9:00 am
Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 Northwest 67th Street, Seattle (in Ballard)
Speaker: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL, Co-Editor of National Genealogical Society Quarterly, past APG board member, BCG trustee and president, teacher at BU, IGHR, and SLIG, author of the recently published book Mastering Genealogical Proof
Topics:  October 17, 2015 (seminar)
- Can a Complex Research Problem Be Solved Solely Online?
- Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not Reliable)
- Inferential Genealogy: Deducing Ancestors’ Identities Indirectly
- Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor
October 18, 2015 (special classes)
- Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses: Planning an Exhaustive Search
- Special Problems: Finding Immigrant and Migrant Origins