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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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The Family History Fair 2016 will be on November 12th, 9-5 pm at the LDS Bellevue South Stake Center behind the Temple on 148th street in Bellevue.  This is a full day of workshops and speakers from beginning to advanced genealogy topics.  There will be an exhibit hall with lots to see in the gym.  This event is free.  You can pre-register (Highly recommended) at    If you want a printed version of all the class syllabus notes, you can order one with your registration, at cost, and also you can order a sack lunch, both are paid for upon arrival.  Attend some or all of the sessions.  This event is sponsored by the Redmond, Bellevue, and Bellevue South Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and has been going for about 16 years now.  There are normally 400+ attendees, so arrive early!




Next General Meeting
Thursday, October 13, 2016

7:00 PM

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


Bellevue Regional Library


November 10th meeting:

Topic:  “PROFILE OF A QUAKER – Friends in Colonial America” 


Steven W. Morrison

About the Program

“PROFILE OF A QUAKER – Friends in Colonial America” will be presented by Steven W. Morrison, a professional genealogist and speaker.  The profile of a Quaker (Religious Society of Friends) can be as distinctive as a fingerprint. This is due to their ethnic origin, belief system, marriage practices, and separate record structure. This session will teach you profiling techniques, so you can spot a QUAKER in colonial America. Come learn how you might identify a Quaker among your ancestors.



Visitors Welcome!
Please join us.

Next Meeting

November 10, 2016

Hope to see you there!

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

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