JANUARY 22, 2015
THE GENEALOGY DO-OVER:
A YEAR OF LEARNING FROM MISTAKES
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
It’s a new year—a time to start fresh. Follow genealogist Thomas MacEntee as he
basically starts his genealogy research from scratch but includes sound research
practices and methodologies as well as new templates, tools and the latest technology
to create a better body of family history research. This session is a webinar.
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
PIECING YOUR ANCESTRY: DISCOVERING RECORDS ON FINDMYPAST.COM
Speaker: Debra Dudek
Learn what offerings and opportunities are available when using FindMyPast.com
MARCH 26, 2015
CSI: CEMETERY SEARCH AND INVESTIGATION
Speaker: Tina Beaird
Cemeteries are more than just a final resting place—they hold more information than
meets the eye. Tina Beaird will share strategies on utilizing this valuable resource.
APRIL 30, 2015
GENEALOGY CASE STUDY: FROM A BEGINNER’S PERSPECTIVE
Speaker: Sara Taylor
Learning how to draw conclusions and research concepts is one of the most challenging
aspects of family history research. Sara Taylor will walk through a case study and
share with the audience various points to consider.
MAY 28, 2015
FINDING YOUR GENEALOGY INFORMATION VIA SECRET SOCIETIES
Speaker: Robert Allen
Entertainment and social activity is not a concept that belongs solely to the 20th
century. Come learn about the various organizations that exist and how their records
can contribute to your research.
JUNE 18, 2015
ONLINE GENEALOGY FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER
Speaker: Lisa Alzo
Learn how to begin and build a family tree, what information is and isn’t online,
what tools are available for recording and organizing information and sources, how
to put it all together, and much more!
This session is a webinar.
JULY 23, 2015
MAPPING IT: USING MAPS TO ILLUSTRATE GENEALOGY
Speaker: Sarah Kirby
Maps can provide insight and clues to aide genealogical research. Sarah Kirby will
share tips and techniques to enhance your research.
AUGUST 27, 2015
HE TOOK HER NAME: UNDERSTANDING GERMAN FARM NAMES
Speaker: Teresa S. McMillin
While it is common for women to take the male surname, it is not always that way.
Teresa will discuss common pitfalls associated with research associated with German
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
MOBILE DEVICE APPS FOR THE FAMILY HISTORIAN
Speaker: Jane Haldeman
Technology has made genealogy more portable today than ever before. Find out about
the apps that will help you enhance your research.
OCTOBER 22, 2015
WHERE DID I PUT GREAT-GRANDPA? ORGANIZING FOR GENEALOGISTS
Speaker: Caron Brennan
Getting organized is often a big task for genealogists. Caron will share methods
to improve organization and help you decrease lost relatives.
DECEMBER 3, 2015
HOLIDAY SOCIAL / YEAR IN REVIEW
Join us as we share holiday cheer and camaraderie as we complete our annual year-end
review of activities.