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Welcome to the Eastside Genealogical Society

Welcome to the Eastside Genealogical Society web site. Here you will find “official” information (officers, by-laws, publications), our monthly calendar of events and meetings, archives of program presentations, information about our special interest groups, and research assistance, as well as local resources and links.

You are invited to attend our meetings, held the second Thursday of each month, except July, August, and December. Visitors always welcome.

Click on Membership to learn how you can join and to fill out an application.


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Save the date! The Office of the Secretary of State and the Washington State Historical Society are partnering with Ancestry to bring a very special genealogical event to the Pacific Northwest. Ancestry Day in Washington will be held in Tacoma on Saturday, September 24, and is expected to attract more than 1,000 family historians. Whether you are a new subscriber to Ancestry, an experienced genealogist, or just interested in finding out what genealogy is all about, this is the event for you!  Activities on September 23 will be held at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma and will include access to the museum and special presentations on outstanding genealogical resources in Washington.  On Saturday, September 24, Ancestry will take center stage at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center. They will be bringing their expertise, engaging speakers, door prizes, and Ancestry DNA kits to purchase. There also will be vendors from around the state sharing their products and ideas. Keep an eye out for upcoming registration information about this can't-miss event.

For more information click here.

Next General Meeting
Thursday, September 8, 2016

7:00 PM

Welcome for New Members and member networking @
6:45 PM


Bellevue Regional Library


When It's Time to Call in the Pros


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About the Program

“When It’s Time to Call in the Pros”   The September Eastside Genealogical Society meeting will include a panel of three professional researchers who are members of APG (Association of Professional Genealogist) discussing the various aspects of hiring a professional.   They will cover such topics as:  where to find someone in the business, certified or not; how time is billed; a range of costs; types of research activities typically covered; Code of Ethics; do’s and don’ts.   Thursday, Sept 8th - Bellevue Regional Library at 7 pm @ 1111 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA.  Visitors Welcome!

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Next Meeting

September 8, 2016

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Eastside Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 374
Bellevue, WA 98009-0374

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