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SKCGS Monthly General Meetings
When: Third Saturday of the month except July, August & December, 9:30 AM social time prior to the program at 10 AM.
A business meeting will follow the program.
Everyone interested in Genealogy and Family History is invited to attend.
|November 18, 2017||
Presented by Janice Lovelace
My Grandfather worked for the railroad as did many men in the 19th and 20th centuries. Learn how to discover which company, what type of job and where they worked. This presentation will focus on railroad companies and how to access their records including pensions.
Janice Lovelace Ph.D., has 20 years of experience in family history research as well as academic work in the area (Genealogy and Family History certificate at UW in 2012, certificate program in genealogy at Boston University in 2013). A member of Seattle Genealogical Society for a number of years, she joined the SGS Board as Vice-President in June 2014. She is also a member of Association of Professional Genealogists. In her work life, she is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialization in child and family therapy and has been a private practice therapist and a faculty member teaching psychology.
|November 18, 2017||Beginning Genealogy Class
Searching the Census
The federal population census records (1790- 1940) are basic resources for genealogists to learn more about their ancestors. Learn how to search by name and/or location at Ancestry.com and FamilySearch and what microfilm rolls are available at the National Archives. Discover family members, neighbors, occupations, education levels and much more.
Pre-Registration required before each class
Classes will be held after the General Meeting. Classes will be in the Theater and will start at Noon and will last for 50 minutes.