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    The Olympia Genealogical Society normally meets the 2nd Thursday of the month, September through June, at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held at the Thurston County Courthouse, Bldg 1, Room 152, unless noted otherwise.

    Scheduled Programs

    12 Sep 2013
    "Crossing the Pond in Search of Records"
    Presented by Karen and David Purtee, Peggy Cooley, and Roger Newman

    10 Oct 2013 "The Witches of Salem"
    Presented by Jerri McCoy

    14 Nov 2013 "Pioneer Cemeteries in Washington"
    Presented by Susan Goff

    12 Dec 2013 Sharing of Surnames Being Researched (and Where)
    by OGS members

    9 Jan 2014 "Getting Major Genealogy Educational Programs to the West Coast"
    Presented by Steve Morrision, Assn. of Professional Genealogists

    13 Feb 2014
    Special Event
    Special Location
    Annual Dinner
    "Our Research Trip to France"
    Presented by Karen Purtee

    13 Mar 2014
    Presented by Barbara Houtenbrink

    11 Apr 2014 No Meeting. Come to our seminar on April 12th featuring Christine Rose.

    8 May 2013
    "Getting Down To Writing"
    Presented by Steven Morrison

    12 Jun 2014 "What's New on FamilySearch.org"
    Presented by Connie Bailey

    Links to handouts from previous programs
    Brick Walls - Eileen Dodge
    Click here for a copy of Eileen's program handout.
    Click here for a copy of Eileen's family interview tips.
    PowerPoint 101 - Jerri McCoy
    Click here for a copy of Jerri's program handout.
    Genealogy Treasures in the Olympia Timberland Library - Sara Peté
    Click here for an overview of Sara's program.