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Monday, June 1
Kittitas County Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
413 N. Main St Ellensburg WA
Our regular Monday Genealogy meeting:  Judy Clayton will present the program "Adopting a Cemetery." A special feature
of the meeting will be the drawing for several paid registrations for the Washington
State Genealogical Society Conference to be held in Ellensburg on Saturday, June 27.
 
All members who have filled out a ticket at society meetings or by dropping in the
library are eligible. You do not have to be present to win, but wouldn't it be fun
to know if your name is drawn!
 
Another reminder--put Sunday, August 16, at 4 pm, on your calendar for the annual
society picnic, hosted again this year by Mary and Lew Christensen.
 



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


Monday, June 8
Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Douglas County PUD Auditorium 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee
Program meeting
 
*Shoot First! Enhance Your Family Stories with Videography*
Speakers: John and Helen Njus
 
 


Thursday, June 11
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, Washington.
General Meeting: "Finding & Using Historic Newspapers" by Claudia Breland


Thursday, June 11
Eastside Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bellevue Regional Library, Room 1, 1111 – 110th Ave NE, Bellevue
Topic:              Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship
Speaker:          Janet (O'Conor) Camarata
 
About the Program:  Solve the mystery of your family’s origin with the use of
American-generated records to discover their home country. Learn the process our
immigrant ancestors followed to become naturalized citizens and the changes over the
last 225 years.  The time periods, the records, the repositories and residency
requirements will be shared.
 
Also see our website for FREE genealogical help and other Special Interest Group
meetings. Visitors are always welcome at all meetings.
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wakcegs/


Saturday, June 20
Jefferson County Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
9:30 am
Tri-Area Community Center in Chimacum
*Can You Help Me Find My Cousins? Using Autosomal DNA*, Mary Kathryn
Kozy. DNA, combined with paper records, can answer your hard research
questions. Autosomal DNA can identify unknown cousins who hopefully have
done research new to you. This type of DNA testing is useful for both
men and women. Mary Kathryn Kozy has been researching her family for
almost 35 years. She’s been actively involved in local societies, the
USGenWeb project, and FamilySearch indexing.


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
 


Thursday, August 13
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local Society)
7:00 pm
Somerset Retirement Apts., 2025 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, Washington.
General Meeting: "Adoption: Here I am, but just where did I come from?" by Darlene Wilson



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