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Saturday, July 9 through Friday, September 30
Celtic Connections Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Virtual
Held every two years, the Celtic Connection Conference brings together well-known international and domestic speakers who present on Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish and Welsh topics. Sponsored by the Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA) and the Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI).
  • 22 international and national speakers will deliver over 50 pre-recorded talks
  • Talks available 24/7 for almost 3 months
  • 6 Conference Tracks
  • 15 live chats to engage with Presenters
  • At least 5 interactive roundtables
For all the details visit: http://celtic-connections.org/

 



Sunday, September 25 through Sunday, October 2
Trip to Allen County Public Library  (Tours)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Clallam County Genealogy Society is planning to visit The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana this fall. It is one of the premier genealogical research facilities in the United States. 
 
Sharing a double room at this time is about $500 per person for one week.  A deposit of $50 is needed to hold your space by May 1, balance for room in total to be paid by September 1. To sign up or for more information, contact Marilyn Santiago at


Monday, September 26
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.


Tuesday, September 27
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.


Tuesday, September 27
A Guide for African Americans Tracing Their Roots  (Special events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Virtual

Sponsored by AARP Ohio will be led by African American genealogy educators Kenyatta D. Berry and Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D., and will offer guidance on how to overcome what’s known as the 1870 Brick Wall, a reference to the fact that censuses taken before the 1870 census did not identify people who had been enslaved by name. The presentation will help you understand what information you should look for to aid you on your journey, and where to find the information. It also will give you an opportunity to get your questions answered. 

Attendees will receive a copy of “The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy,” by Kenyatta D. Berry, while supplies last.

This event is FREE to everyone; you need not be an AARP member. But registration is REQUIRED. Please do not opt out of event-related emails, as you will be emailed a link to join the presentation via Zoom prior to the event.  Here's a link for more info: https://local.aarp.org/aarp-event/genealogy-201-african-american-roots-dqnlcd2g8kg.html



Tuesday, September 27
DNA  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society's DNA Special Interest Group  is discussing "Genetic Genealogy in Practice" by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne. 

Meeting Login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82725316888?pwd=MDc3UEZrUVJNbmxmK2ZORmw5YzdDdz09



Wednesday, September 28
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.



Saturday, October 1
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Hybrid
The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society is hosting its Fall Seminar entitled "Heritage from the Heartland." the seminar will be held in person at the Shadle Library on Wellesley in Spokane or via Zoom. Topics include research tips for Illinois, Kentucky & Missouri. For more information and to register go to their website at https://ewgsi.org/eventListings.php?nm=283&page=1&nr=50&ec=16&tf=12


Saturday, October 1
Family Tree Maker SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The South King County Genealogical Society is hosting its Family Tree Maker (FTM) special interest group. Question & Answer. Each month, we will learn about using the features of FTM. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion.


Saturday, October 1
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. There will be time for Q & A. Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com.


Sunday, October 2
DNA  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society will hold its DNA Workshop with Cary Bright and Craig Gowens. To participate, you must be on the DNA SIG email list. Contact Cary Bright at sgsdnasig@gmail.com to join.


Monday, October 3
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Thursday, October 6
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Friday, October 7
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 German Church Records at Matricula Online" with Dana Palmer. Obtaining German church records can be challenging unless you know where to find them. Discover the abundance of these Catholic records at Matricula Online. Visitors welcome and more information at https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com Registration is required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvdOGhqDgjHdA_nGKC0I4V03oDoFmQa_Zo   


Saturday, October 8
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The featured speaker for the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting will be "Are You Really My Ancestor? Getting Unstuck, Working Through Research Problems" with Claire Smith. She tells us "When you find a name match for an ancestor, it's tempting to believe you're related.  A name isn't enough to prove the relationship, especially if you have a common surname - like mine!"  In this session you'll learn what it takes to prove a lineage, and how to handle conflicting information or multiple potential matches. To hear this delightful speaker, or for more information about our programs, contact CCGS.  Phone:  360-417-5000; webpage: www.clallamcogs@askus.org or email:  clallamresearcher@gmail.com
 
We will send you the Zoom meeting number and passcodes.  You can always join us at our large Research Facility: 403 E 8th St., Port Angeles. There is no charge for this program and all are welcome.


Saturday, October 8
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Hybrid
The program at the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's meeting is "Tracing Your Mayflower Ancestors" with Evelyn M. Roehl. The public is invited and can attend in person (Burlington Library) or via Zoom. For more information, email genealogy0715@gmail.com or visit the website at skagitvalleygenealogy.org.


Saturday, October 8
Second Saturday Series  (Special events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its Second Saturday Series. The program will be "Cousins, Not Castles: A Half-Irish Genetic Genealogist's Trip to Ireland" with Kathy Weber. Please register in advance. If you plan to attend, please pre-register. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Sunday, October 9
Scandinavian Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's Scandinavian Interest Group, with Karen Knudson, offers opportunities to share information and discuss Scandinavian ancestor research. At this meeting, Jill Morelli will speak about Scandinavian handwriting. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Monday, October 10
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Monday, October 10
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State  (Local society meetings)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State's meeting is TBA. The meeting will open at 6:30 pm for networking. The presentation will start at 7:00 pm. Registration is required. http://www.jgsws.org/meetings.php


Monday, October 10
Write It Up  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its "Write It Up" special interest group.This new group will discuss and share writing projects, resources, and ideas. For more information, contact Alaine Keisling (Keisling@gmail.com).


Tuesday, October 11
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.


Tuesday, October 11
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
6111 188th Pl NE Arlington, WA
The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society's program is Sunny Morton presenting a program, still to be determined. For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Wednesday, October 12
Northeast Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church, Juniper Street, Colville, WA
The program at the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society is "Female Ancestors" with Barb McGill. Our female ancesors can be a special challenge to find. Do you know who your Great Aunt or Great Grandmother is? Barb will help us follow a trail of records to see if we can find them!!!! For more information, visit NeWGS's website.


Wednesday, October 12
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Group)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society and Fiske Library are hosting their MAC SIG Interest Group. Jointly sponsored by SGS and Fiske for users of MAC (Apple) computers and the Reunion genealogy software. Meetings are virtual via Zoom until in-person meetings can resume. The link to logon will be sent to the MAC SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email macusersig@seagensoc.org to be added to the mailing list. Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick are the co-chairs.

 


Thursday, October 13
Eastside Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Eastside Genealogical Society's program is "Negative Evidence" with Denise Cross. For more information, visit the EGS website.
 


Thursday, October 13
Lower Columbia Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The program at the Lower Columbia Genealogical Society's next meeting is "Heirlooms, Trinkets and Treasures, Celebrating Your Family History" with Lola Weber. The public is welcome to join. Contact the following for a Zoom link, lcgsgen@yahoo.com.


Saturday, October 15
Northeast Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ambulance Shack, 425 N. Hwy 395, Colville, WA
The Northeast Washington Genealogical Society is holding their Fall Seminar on Saturday, October 15. The topic is “Forty Plus One" with Mary Kircher Roddy. From railroad records to finding maiden names, from using newspapers and wills, come spend the day picking up new tips and tricks for your genealogy tool bag. The seminar will be held at the “ambulance shack” located at 425 N Hwy 395 in Colville from 9:00 to 4:00, the doors open at 8:30 a.m. Go to www.newgs.org and click on Events for more details and a registration form.


Saturday, October 15
Black Genealogy Search Group Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Black Genealogy Search Group is sponsoring a free two-day seminar to celebrate their 40th anniversary. The keynote speakers are reknowned African American historians, genealogists and authors Omer Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett. The second day of the seminar is Oct. 22, 2022. For registration and more information, click here.


Saturday, October 15
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is sponsoring its Irish Special Interest Group with Susan McKee and Jim Ryan. See the SGS website Calendar of Events for further information. Notice there is a new Zoom link.


Saturday, October 15
German SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is sponsoring its German Special Interest Group with Carolyn Schott. See the SGS website Calendar of Events for further information. Notice there is a new Zoom link.


Saturday, October 15
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.
 


Sunday, October 16
Seattle Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society's is holding its General Membership Meeting on 16 Oct 2022. For more information, visit the SGS website.


Sunday, October 16
Virtual Sunday: Something Old, Something New  (Special events)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Virtual
The Seattle Genealogical Society is hosting its "Virtual Sunday: Something Old, Something New." Jill Morelli is the usual host. Please register in advance. Visit the SGS website Calendar for all the particulars. 


Monday, October 17
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Friday, October 21
Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am
Hybrid
The program at the Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society (BIGS) meeting is a Diahan Southard Doubleheader: "DNA Ethnicity in 2022" and "Me and My 1,000+ DNA 4th Cousin." BIGS is celebrating Family History Month with a special two-presentation program by Diahan Southard, a leading voice in the field of consumer DNA testing and author of Your DNA Guide.Program details to follow. A Zoom link will be available on our website the day before the meeting. Everyone Welcome! No membership necessary.


Saturday, October 22
Dallas Genealogical Society Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
Hybrid
The Dallas Genealogical Society is eagerly anticipating the return of British genealogist Paul Milner as the speaker at our 2022 Hybrid Fall Seminar on Oct.22. “Leaping the Pond: Online Research in Great Britain” will feature four lectures designed to improve your online British family history work.

Attendees will have the choice of joining us in person at our home base in the J Erik Jonnson Central branch of the Dallas Public Library or live-streaming via Zoom. Registrants will have access to the lecture recordings for two weeks post event. For more information, visit dallasgenealogy.org.
 


Saturday, October 22
Swedish Genealogy Virtual Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
7:00 am to 2:00 pm
Virtual
The Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum (Lindsborg, Kansas) are hosting a virtual workshop "Discover Your Swedish Roots." The sponsor is ArkivDigital, the leader in Swedish online records. The featured speakers are Kathy Meade from ArkivDigital and Seema Kenney, software instructor and professional genealogist. For more information at oldmillmuseum.org or by calling 785-227-3595. Register online at:


Saturday, October 22
Black Genealogy Search Group Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Virtual
The Black Genealogy Search Group is sponsoring a free two-day seminar to celebrate their 40th anniversary. The keynote speakers are reknowned African American historians, genealogists and authors Omer Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett. The first day of the seminar was Oct. 15, 2022. For registration and more information, click here.


Monday, October 24
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.


Tuesday, October 25
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.


Saturday, October 29
Autumn Quest  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hybrid
Autumn Quest is back! A limited number of in-person seats are available; the rest will be via Zoom. Richard G. (Rick) Sayre, CG®, CGLâ„ , FUGA, will present:
  • NARA Website and More: Researching records, genealogy research information, access individual records, ordering records, etc. The relationship between NARA and Fold3 and others
  • Military Manuscript Collection: For our purposes, the unpublished documents of gov., organizational records, personal papers, officials and private individuals' correspondence files, diaries
  • Cool Tools for the Cemetery: Getting information off of headstones, locating cemeteries, graves, and map them, different websites
  • Homesteads Records – Online Tools and More: Find a wealth of information on individuals and their families; the transfer of property created records of heirs and associates; explore how to use online tools to gather information
For more information, visit the HQRL website.


Monday, October 31
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 education@seagensoc.org for more information.



Thursday, November 3
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html


Tuesday, November 8
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm
6111 188th Pl NE Arlington, WA
The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society's program is "Voting Records: Genealogy's Best Kept Secret" with Pam Vestal. Looking for a date of birth or death? The date and court of naturalization? Where your ancestor disappeared to, or where he came from? His political outlook? Even what kind of house he lived in? Voting records may have the answer. These often-overlooked gems can be packed with genealogical information, and you won’t believe what they can tell us about our ancestors!For more information, visit the SVGS website.


Wednesday, November 9
Northeast Washington Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church, Juniper Street, Colville, WA
The program at the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society is "Honoring Our Military." Members are asked to bring family stories, pictures and share with the group as they honor our veterans. For more information, visit NeWGS's website.


Saturday, November 12
Clallam County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual
The featured speaker for the Clallam County Genealogical Society meeting will be Diane Henriks. The presentation is "Finding Descendants in Your Family Tree." All are invited to join us to hear this outstanding speaker. To obtain the Zoom meeting number and pass code, contact CCGS at 360-417-5000, Tuesday – Friday, 10am to 4pm or Saturday noon to 4pm or email clallamresearcher@gmail.com.  For more information, visit the CCGS website.


Saturday, November 12
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
12:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Hybrid
The program at the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society's meeting is a facilitated discussion and Q&A of your research brick walls with Barb Johnson. The public is invited and can attend in person (Burlington Library) or via Zoom. For more information, email genealogy0715@gmail.com.


Saturday, November 19
Genealogical Book Club  (Special events)
3:00 pm
Virtual
The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogical murder mystery book discussion on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m.. The Zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09.



Thursday, December 1
Mason County Genealogical Society  (Local society meetings)
7:00 pm
Virtual
The Mason County Genealogical Society meets on the first Thursday of each month. Email masoncountygenealogy@gmail.com for Zoom link. Our website Events page: https://www.wamcgs.org/upcoming-events.html