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.
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
Next General Meeting
Thursday, September 8, 2016
for New Members and member networking @
Bellevue Regional Library
When It's Time to Call in the Pros
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
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
Please join us.
September 8, 2016
Hope to see you there!
Eastside Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 374
Bellevue, WA 98009-0374