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Tuesday, September 8
Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Family History Center, 5915 S 12th St (12th & Pearl)
Annual Show and Tell Meeting 
 
TPCGS invites you to join us at our informal "What I Did on My Summer
Vacation" meeting.  Visitors are always welcome. 
 
We'd like to listen to you to brag about your successes, share your newly
discovered resources, and tell us about your search strategies. 
 
Explain your brick wall conundrums and ask for help solving mysteries. 
 
Meet fellow genealogists with all levels of experience. 
 
Explore the resources at FHC; learn how to find and order microfilms of
documents not available online. 
 
Short business meeting & refreshment break mid-meeting. 
 
Visit us at our website:  tpcgs.org, and follow us on Facebook  
 


Thursday, September 10
Eastside Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bellevue Regional Library, Room 1, 1111 – 110th Ave NE
Topic:  A panel discussing “What I did on my family research vacation?” and later
audience participation will be encouraged.
 


Thursday, September 10
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview
General Meeting - Visitors Welcome “To be Announced”


Wednesday, September 23
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton
Free Program.  Come join us for our monthly  meeting program, “Fill Out the
Papers”presented by Deanna Egeland Dowell.  Deanna will share hints to finding
ancestors through the interesting details in Social Security, Naturalization and
Homestead applications and records. The Puget Sound Genealogical Society general
meeting will follow this program and the public is welcome to join us.


Friday, September 25
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton
“Virginia – State Genealogy Resources.”
 
Free Class.  Jean Yager will help us discover the history of Virginia, including
migration patterns and timelines of important events and learn which resources are
available through online database collections.  Bring to class note-taking
materials, laptops optional.  Registration is required. Call 360 475-9172 or visit
the Genealogy Center in the Sylvan Way Library.


Saturday, September 26
WSGS Board Meeting  (State Society)
9:00 am
YVGS Library 1901 S 12th Ave Union Gap


Saturday, September 26
Puget Sound Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton
“North Carolina – State Genealogy Resources.”
 
Free Class. Join us as Jean Yager helps us discover the history of North Carolina.
We will learn which resources are available through online database collections as
well as migration patterns and timelines of important events. Bring to class
note-taking materials, laptops is optional.  Registration is required.  Call 360
475-9172 or visit the Genealogy Center in the Sylvan Way Library.



Thursday, October 8
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview
General Meeting - Visitors Welcome “Gathering Your Family Stories” by Lola Weber


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)
 
 FALL SEMINAR
“THE FAMILY HISTORY DETECTIVE: FINDING SOLUTIONS TO YOUR TOUGHEST RESEARCH PROBLEMS”
 
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
 



Thursday, November 12
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview
General Meeting - Visitors Welcome “To be Announced”