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Elections 16 May 2015

Slate of Officers

  • President: Dave Liesse

Dave Liesse has served as Treasurer for the last two years and has accepted nomination to the office of President. He has served in several not-for-profit organizations, including the Oswego (Illinois) Optimist Club, Oswego Toastmasters, the Midwest Region of the National Model Railroad Association (for 10 years), and the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Dave has been a member of the South King County Genealogical Society for 5 years and is a co-chair of the Computer Users Group and also helps with the Family Tree Maker Users Group.

  • Treasurer: MaryLynn Strickland

MaryLynn Strickland served as Treasurer from 2005-2007 and has accepted nomination to resume the position. She has also served on the Annual Review and Budget Committees as needed. She has a background in bookkeeping and financial reporting for not-for-profit organizations. MaryLynn has also chaired the Computer Users Group and Heritage Photo and done presentations to the general meetings on various topics.

Published 9 April 2015 in accordance with Bylaws Article VI ¶ 1.

NEW Meeting Location!

Starting on March 21, 2015, South King County Genealogical Society will be meeting at
Wesley Homes Des Moines, 816 S 216th St., Des Moines, WA 98198 Google Map.

Wesley Homes Driving Directions (Scroll down Driving Directions are on right side)

Parking Directions: From S 216th St. turn north on 11th Ave. S at point A, proceed north to point B, at point B turn left (west) into the driveway between carports, proceed to end of the driveway, turn right (north) into the parking lot.

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Multi-Purpose Room Entrance: From the parking lot walk south to the sidewalks (yellow on map above) follow the sidewalks to the stairs (red on map above) take the stairs down to the entrance.

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For handicapped parking and entrance use the main parking lot at the front of the facility and use the main entrance (red marker on map above) there is an elevator to the lower level.

NEW Address!

Please address all correspondence to SKCGS, PO Box 582, Auburn, WA 98071-0582

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.
The business meeting will follow the program.

Where: The meetings take place in the Multi-Purpose Room on the lower level at Wesley Homes Des Moines, 816 S 216th St., Des Moines, WA 98198.

Everyone interested in Genealogy and Family History is invited to attend.

For information call: 253-277-2102.

May 16, 2015

Workshop: Analyzing Your DNA Results

Presented by Mary Kathryn Kozy

Mary Kathryn Kozy

Mary K. Kozy, President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State, has worked on her family history for 30+ years, since the age of 13. She has researched families from the Midwest to the Deep South, from both Western and Eastern Europe, and has over 18,000 family members on her tree. She started her own family website in 1996 and continues developing it. She served as the webmaster, program chair, and education chair for the South King County Genealogy Society, as well as the education chair for the Washington State Genealogical Society (WSGS). She currently serves as the Region 2 Representative for WSGS, works on the FamilySearch Indexing Project, coordinates five USGenWeb counties, and teaches seminars at local LDS Family History Centers and genealogical societies. Mary is married and the mother of three wonderful children. She has a degree in Zoology from UW Seattle and is currently completing a second degree in Information Technology and Systems at UW-Tacoma.

June 20, 2015

What Will Happen to Your Family History Stuff?

Presented by Dorothy Pretare

You may have inherited family heirlooms, old photographs, etc. Over the years you have spent many hours and lots of money researching your ancestral families. What will happen to all this stuff when you downsize your residence or pass away? Will someone toss these items into the dumpster, give them to Goodwill or sell them in an Estate Sale? Come learn the steps you can take NOW to preserve your research and your family artifacts.

Dorothy Pretare

Dorothy started collecting family history in 1995. As a member of South King County Genealogical Society since 2009, she is active in several of their Special Interest Groups. Since 2002, she has been an active member of Eastside Genealogical Society and their Special Interest Groups and has served as their Publicity Chairperson for the past 7+ years. Also, she is a member of Seattle Genealogical Society DNA Group, Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, and Polish Cultural Institute in Winona, Minnesota. In 2008, she visited her ancestral villages in old East Germany (her maternal ancestral areas) and present day Poland (her paternal ancestral areas). She has also created a short book about her paternal line and wrote her life story - from growing up in rural Minnesota to retirement from The Boeing Company as a software developer.

King County Birth Register

Washington State Digital Archives

Transcription & Indexing done by members of the South King County Genealogical Society Extractions Committee.

SKCGS transcription of the King County Birth Register 1891-1907

This database contains the names of 19,668 people who were born in King County from 1891-1907.

The Extraction Committee under the leadership of Martha Richards using microfilm and digital images transcribed the records from the birth register. The index from the transcription made it possible for the Washington State Digital Archives to put these images online, and provide the record search facility.

King County Death Register

Washington State Digital Archives

Transcription & Indexing done by members of the South King County Genealogical Society.

King County Death Register 1891-1907

This database contains the names of 16,998 people who died in King County from 1891-1907.

Seattle Birth Register Volume 1

Washington State Digital Archives

Transcription & Indexing done by members of the South King County Genealogical Society.

SKCGS transcription of Seattle Birth Records Vol. 1 - 1 November 1890 - 30 December 1891

This database contains the names of 687 people who were born in Seattle, King County, Washington from 1 Nov. 1890 - 30 Dec. 1891.

Seattle Death Register

Washington State Digital Archives

Transcription & Indexing done by members of the South King County Genealogical Society.

Seattle Death Registers Index, 1881-1907

This database contains the names of 13,916 people who died in Seattle, King County, Washington during 1881-1907.

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