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Monthly on 1st Thursday Kent Historical Society
Kent Chronicles

Bereiter House, 855 E. Smith Street, Kent, WA 98030.
Intended for adults of all ages and home schooled students.
Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We'll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more!
Starting time varies, check the KHS Event Calendar.

Monthly on 1st Thursday King County Library System
Genealogy Research: Using Ancestry

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Computer Lab, Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave. NE, Bellevue
Learn to use the popular Ancestry Library Edition database to do genealogical research at the library. We will discuss the contents of the database, learn searching strategies and explore ways to save and use search results. The class will include hands on searching practice. Bring information on your own ancestors to use during practice segments of the class and bring a flash drive to save your results.

Class is offered every first Thursday of the month. No registration necessary! There is room for 8 people in the computer lab. First come, first seated.

Monthly on 2nd Thursday NARA Seattle
"Lunch at the BRICK WALL" (FREE)

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Come bring your brown-bag lunch and your "impossible genealogy problem" and our knowledgeable staff will brainstorm possible solutions!

Monthly on 3rd Wednesday Heritage Quest Research Library
Let's Talk Genealogy

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Group Chat. This is an opportunity to gather with others interested in genealogy and family history. Come share your experiences and put your questions on the table... someone just might have suggestions to help. Bring a sack lunch - FREE

Monthly on 3rd Thursday Museum of History & Industry MOHAI
History Cafe

7:00 - 8:00 PM
Join MOHAI on the 3rd Thursday of the month at MOHAI's Compass Café for a lively discussion about history. Each cafe features a different topic, and invites history enthusiasts to come together and share what you know. Grab a cup of coffee - or glass of wine - and enjoy learning about the past!
History Cafe is co-presented by MOHAI, KCTS 9, The Seattle Public Library, and HistoryLink.org.
Cost: FREE (Does not Include Museum Admission)
Location MOHAI - Compass Café
Contact Curt M Fischer | (206) 324-1126 ex. 165
RSVP at Meetup.com site

2nd Saturday Sep-May
except December
Redmond Historical Society
2013 - 2014 Saturday Speaker Series

10:30 AM Second Saturday - September to May (no program in December)
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center - 16600 NE 80th Street, Redmond WA
$5.00 Suggested Donation for Non-Members
Speakers subject to change

Through
April 1, 2015
National Genealogical Society
Call for Papers for NGS 2016 Family History Conference

NGS invites speakers and sponsoring organizations to submit lecture proposals for the 2016 Family History Conference, Exploring the Centuries…Footprints in Time. The Florida State Genealogical Society is the local host for this conference, to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 4-7 May 2016

Feb 21-Mar 22, 2015 Irish Heritage Club of Seattle

See their website for various events between February 21st & March 22nd

March 21, 2015 Irish Heritage Club of Seattle
Irish Genealogy Workshop

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church Hall, 13047 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle. For reservations and more details, email Genealogy@IrishClub.org or call 206-782-2629, or visit Eventbrite.com.

March 21, 2015 Jefferson County Genealogical Society
Annual Seminar

9:00 AM to early afternoon, Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum, WA 98325.
Featured speaker: Jill Morelli

  • The "Push" and the "Pull": Emigration Decision-Making in 19th Century Europe
  • Death and Dying: How Health Care Changed during the Civil War
  • Conducting Your Own House History

See their website for complete details. Registration Form

March 23, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Illinois Research

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA
Instructor: Laura Pemberton Sparr - Class Fee: $15.00

March 25, 2015 Fiske Genealogical Library
Class: Fraternal & Social Organizations' Records

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Pioneer Hall, 1642 43rd Avenue E., Seattle
(above the Fiske Library) Instructor: Gary A Zimmerman - Class Fee: $5.00

March 26-28, 2015 Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy
Forensic Genealogy Institute

Wyndham Love Field Hotel, 3300 W Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX
See their website for complete details.

March 27, 2015 Ulster Historical Foundation on the Palouse
Tracing Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

11:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 Pullman Rd., Moscow, ID
Staff from the Ulster Historical Foundation - Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt - will present a seminar on Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy for beginners and active family historians. Mullan is Executive Director of the Foundation, an educational nonprofit organization which specializes in historical research and publications. Hunt is Research Officer with the Foundation.

  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • Emigration from Ireland to America and the Sources for its Study (including Famine emigration)
  • Using land records: Griffith's Valuation, Tithe and Estate records
  • Q&A and solving your brick walls (includes using online databases as part of solving brick walls)
March 28, 2015 Issaquah History Museum
Olde Town Mine History Hike

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Issaquah Train Depot Museum
Did you know that downtown Issaquah used to be the site of massive coal mines? Sign up for our spring "Olde Town Mine History Hike!" Join IHM history hike leader, Doug Bristol, in exploring the mining history that continues to shape downtown Issaquah. Advance registration is required.

March 28, 2015 Olympia Genealogical Society
Spring 2015 Seminar

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 415 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA
Featured speaker: Thomas MacEntee of High Definition Genealogy his topics will be:

  • Genealogy - The Future is Now!
  • Google for Genealogists
  • Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
  • After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
Brochure & Registration Form
March 28, 2015 Whitman County Genealogical Society
Spring 2015 Seminar

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Holiday Inn Express meeting room, 1190 SE Bishop Blvd., Pullman, WA
Featured speakers: Janet Camarata and Winona Laird

  • Extra! Extra! I Found It In the Newspaper
  • Timelines, Chronologies, and Collateral Lines
See their Brochure & Registration Form for details.
March 28, 2015 Yakima Valley Genealogical Society
Spring Seminar • Researching Your Irish Heritage

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Mt Olive Lutheran Church, 7809 Tieton Dr., Yakima, WA
Presenters Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Ireland.

  • Irish nineteenth century sources available online (part 1)
  • Irish nineteenth century sources available online (part 2)
  • Census substitutes and other sources for the early nineteenth and eighteenth century
  • Individual Irish brick wall problem solving plus general Q&A
See their Brochure for details.
March 30, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Evernote: Tips and Tricks

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA 98390-1412
Instructor: Janet Camarata, Class Fee: $15.00

March 30, 2015 Rogue Valley Genealogical Society
Spring Seminar Finding Irish and Scots-Irish Roots

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, OR 97501
Presenters Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Ireland.
See their brochure for details, registration form

April 4, 2015 Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
Spring Seminar

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Spokane Public Library Auditorium
Janet Camarata and Winona Laird from the Genealogy Training Center in Kent, WA will share a 4-topic day with us.

  • Future of Genealogy
  • Discover Your Ancestor's Story in Their Records
  • Discover Your Ancestor's Story in Their Photos
  • Calculating American Lives
See their website for additional details.
April 7-12, 2015 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Hartford Research Tour 2015

Hartford, CT
Explore the repositories of Hartford at the Connecticut State Library and Connecticut Historical Society. NEHGS staff and local experts will provide consultations, lectures, and the information you need to get the most out of Hartford's genealogical resources.
Check their website for complete details.

April 9, 2015 Puget Sound Civil War Round Table
2014 - 2015 Speaker Schedule

Ed Malles will discuss Photography in the Civil War, starting with a brief history of the invention of photography in 1839 and advancements in technology to 1861, followed by a look at Matthew Brady and his contributions to photography in America in the 1850s, his commitment to covering the war, and his life after the war.
See their website for complete description of presentations.

April 11, 2015 Nordic Heritage Museum
Craft School: Genealogy Workshop

2:00-4:00 PM, Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle, WA
Researching family histories has never been easier! Join Carol Buswell, Education Specialist at the National Archives at Seattle, for a hands-on genealogy workshop. You'll learn about resources at NARA and elsewhere that will allow you to trace your family history, using records from the United States and Scandinavia. You'll leave with handouts, tips, and everything you need to know to get started on your own family's historical record.
Cost: $18 for Memebers; $22 General Admission - Tickets at genealogy-workshop.eventbrite.com

April 11, 2015 Wenatchee Family History Center
Family History Fair

Family History Center, 667 10th Street NE, East Wenatchee, WA
Via: Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society Events Page

April 15-18, 2015 New England Regional Genealogical Consortium
2015 Conference • Navigating the Past: Sailing into the Future

Rhode Island, Convention Center, Providence, RI
The conference theme, "Navigating the Past: Sailing into the Future", has strong nautical connections, in keeping with the distinctive flavor of Rhode Island, while also focusing on methodology with "navigating the past" and looking towards the changes of the future (technology, passing on information, and getting kids involved in genealogy).
With over 60 lectures to choose from in two and-a-half days, and with levels ranging from beginner to expert NERGC 2015 will help attendees "navigate":
See their website for details.

April 18, 2015 Spokane West Family History Center
Third Annual Family History Symposium

8:30 AM -3:00 PM, Spokane West Stake LDS Church, 10405 W Melville Road, Cheney, WA
The Remembering Generations FamilySearch Symposium is a learning day where you will be shown how to use many of the top-notch genealogical resources, techniques and records available to you to find your ancestors and learn about their lives.
See their website for details.

April 20, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Beginning Irish Research

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA 98390-1412
Instructor: Janet Camarata, Class Fee: $15.00

April 24-25, 2015 Bend Genealogical Society
BGS Spring Seminar • Featuring Thomas MacEntee

"Meet Thomas" on Friday, April 24, from 5:00-7:00 PM, Williamson Hall, 2200 NE Highway 20, Bend, OR
Seminar - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr., Bend, OR

  • 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
  • You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
  • After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
  • Managing the Genealogy Data Monster

Flyer Registration Form

April 25, 2015 Campbell River Genealogy Society
Spring Seminar - Branching Out with Dave Obee

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Maritime Heritage Centre, Campbell River, BC

  • Travel Smart with Technology
  • Beyond the Online Basics: A genealogical guide to digital collections
  • A Fresh Light on old Newspapers
  • Trinkets & Treasures

Flyer & Registration Form

April 25, 2015 Genealogical Forum of Oregon
Spring Seminar - Finding Your Family Beyond Vital Records

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Milwaukie Elks Lodge, 3121 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie OR
Featured speaker: Laura G. Prescott

  • Treasures Within the Ivory Tower - Finding Family in Academic Archives
  • Turning Fiction into Fact
  • loc.gov - Using Our Nation's Library Online
  • The Rest of the Story - Using Manuscripts to Create a Family History

Flyer & Registration Form

April 25, 2015 Issaquah History Museum
Downtown History Hike

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Issaquah Train Depot Museum
Museum guide, Doug Bristol, will lead participants on a walk through the history of Issaquah, from the Native Americans to the present day. The tour will begin at 10:30am. Advance registration is required.

April 25, 2015 Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
Spring Seminar

La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1425 East 27th St, Tacoma, WA
Featured Speaker: Connie Lenzen, her topics will be:

  • Break Down Brick Walls with Evidence Analysis
  • Probate Research: Follow the Money…
  • Proving a Maternal Line When Grandma Didn't Tell Us Who Were Her Parents
  • Lost Parents: Adoption Research and Finding Other Missing Persons
Watch their website for additional details.
April 25, 2015 Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island
Seminar

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Dancing Fish Farmhouse, 1953 Newman Road, Freeland, WA
Featured Speaker: William W. Dollarhide, his topics will be:

  • Using Deeds to Trace the Trails of Your Ancestors
  • New York Census & Substitutes
  • Dollarhide's Five Rules
  • You Know About Census Records, But What About Census Substitutes?
See their seminar brochure for complete details & registration.
April 25-May 2, 2015 The Irish Ancestral Research Association
Research Trip to Dublin, Ireland.

See their Trip Brochure.
Registration is now closed for the 2015 Ireland trips.

May 2-9, 2015 The Irish Ancestral Research Association
Research Trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland.

See their Trip Brochure.
Registration is now closed for the 2015 Ireland trips.

May 3, 2015 Seattle Public Library
Beginning Your Family History Research

3:30-5:00 PM, Central Library
Level 4, Room 4 - Boeing Technology Training Center
An introduction to family history research and an overview of resources available for research in the Seattle-area will be presented by Mahina Oshie, Genealogy Librarian. Sample genealogy charts and bibliographies will be provided in the class.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
Registration is required. Call 206-386-4636 and ask for the genealogy desk to register.

May 4, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: On-site Research Far or Near? Planning for Success

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA 98390-1412
Instructor: Janet Camarata, Class Fee: $15.00

May 9, 2015 British Columbia Genealogical Society
BCGS 2015 Seminar

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM, South Arm United Church, 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC
Featured speaker: Jill Morelli

  • The "Push" and the "Pull": Emigration Decision-Making in the 19th Century
  • I Found My Family on the Internet! Now what do I do?
  • Discovering the 'Other' Censuses: State and Non-Population Enumerations
  • Soldiers, Spies & Farm Wives: the Changing Roles of Women During the Civil War!
May 9, 2015 Seattle Genealogical Society
Spring Seminar: Who's Your Daddy? Researching Your Family History In The Mid-South States

Speaker: C. Lynn Andersen, Accredited Genealogist (ICAPGen) in Mid-South states (Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

  • An Overview of Internet Resources for the Mid-South States
  • Internet Resources for Mid-South States Will and Probate Records
  • Finding and Using Land Records Online to Solve Mid-South States Research Problems
  • A Look at Colonial Land Records from the Mid-South States

See their website for details.

May 11, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Genealogical Sources at the Washington State Archives

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA 98390-1412
Instructor: Michael Saunders, Regional Archivist for Washington Archives, Class Fee: $15.00

May 13-16, 2015 National Genealogical Society
NGS 2015 Family History Conference

NGS 2015 Family History Conference, St. Charles, Missouri.
See their website for details.

May 14, 2015 Puget Sound Civil War Round Table
2014 - 2015 Speaker Schedule

Barbara Bruff Hemmingsen will tell of the Battles of Franklin and of Nashville, the last major battles in the Western Theater.
See their website for complete description of presentations.

May 29-31, 2015 Tri-City Genealogical Society
35th Annual TCGS trip to the Family History Library

See their website for details.

May 31-Jun 7, 2015 Ontario Genealogical Society
2015 Conference Tracks through Time

Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario.
The conference's theme of "Tracks Through Time" is in commemoration of the 130 anniversary of the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) across Canada.
See their website for details.

June 1, 2015 Heritage Quest Research Library
Class: Art of Internet Searching: Advanced Techniques

1:00-3:00 PM, Heritage Quest Research Library, 1007 Main St., Sumner, WA 98390-1412
Instructor: Janet Camarata, Class Fee: $15.00

June 5-7, 2015 Southern California Genealogical Society
46th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree

Friday through Sunday, June 5 through 7, 2015.
Watch their website for details.

June 7-12, 2015 Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research

Samford University Library, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229

The Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators.
Registration for the 2015 Institute will open at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Central) on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

June 19-21, 2015 Quebec Family History Society
Roots 2015 International Conference

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Brochure • See their website for complete details.

June 26-27, 2015 Palatines to America National German Genealogy Society
National Conference

Harrisburg, PA
See their Conference Flyer for more information.

June 26-27, 2015 Washington State Genealogical Society
2015 Annual Conference

Quality Inn and Conference Center, 1700 Canyon Rd., Ellensburg, WA The featured speaker will be David Rencher: Past-President, FGS, 1997-2001. Author of a series of articles in The Septs on Irish Genealogical Collections; currently Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch at the Family History Department of the LDS Church. Past-President of Utah Genealogical Association.
Conference Brochure Registration Form
Watch the WSGS website for additional information.

Jun 28-Jul 3, 2015 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

LaRoche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Check their website for details.

July 6-10, 2015 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
35th IAJGS International Conference

The 35th IAJGS International Conference will be held in Jerusalem, Israel.

July 12-19, 2015 American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
2015 AHSGR International Convention

The 2015 AHSGR International Convention will be held in Billings, Montana.
Watch their website for updates.

July 15-19, 2015 Germans From Russia Heritage Society
45th Annual International GRHS Convention

Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck, ND
Watch their website for details.

July 19-24, 2015 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

LaRoche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Check their website for details.

July 28-31, 2015 2015 Conference on Family History and Genealogy

The 47th annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy will offer more than 100 classes, allowing participants to gain new skills and helpful information.
BYU Conference Center, 770 East University Parkway, Provo, Utah.

August 1, 2015 East European Genealogical Society
2015 Seminar • Ancestral Evidence - Names, Places, And Documents

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45 Dalhousie Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Speakers: William "Fred" Hoffman, Matthew Bielawa, and John D. Pihach

William "Fred" Hoffman
  • The How and Why of East European Place Name Changes
  • Understanding Language Variations of East European First Names
Matthew Bielawa
  • Analyzing Vital Records of the Austrian, Prussian and Russian Empires
John D. Pihach
  • Beyond Vital Records: Galician Documents of Genealogical Value from Poland and Ukraine
Ask the Experts Panel Session will feature William "Fred" Hoffman, Matthew Bielawa, John D. Pihach, Brian J. Lenius, and Maralyn A. Wellauer-Lenius

See their website for complete details.

August 4-8, 2015 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Come Home to New England 2015

99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
For more than thirty years, researchers have learned with NEHGS during Come Home to New England, an intensive workshop offering lectures, guided research, extended library hours, and one-on-one consultations. NEHGS has been collecting information about families in America for 170 years. Our collections are international in scope and contain significant materials that cover the United States, especially New England and New York, as well as Canada and Europe. This rigorous research program provides the opportunity for you to "come home" to Boston and work closely with NEHGS staff to find your family.
Check their website for complete details.

August 11-15, 2015 Foundation for East European Family History Studies
2015 Eastern European Family History Conference

Plaza Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah
Details will be available in February.

August 13-15, 2015 Northwest Genealogy Conference
Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015

Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington, WA 98223
The annual Northwest Genealogy Conference is dedicated to bringing high quality, national level genealogical education to the Pacific Northwest. NwGC is also committed to supporting local experts and speakers with our incredible venue.
See their website for details. Registration opens April 15th

Aug 28-Sep 4, 2015 Federation of Genealogical Societies
2015 Alaskan Cruise

FGS conference attendees will set sail from Seattle, Washington on August 28, 2015 for 7 nights aboard Royal Caribbean's luxurious Jewel of the Seas in the Federation's maiden voyage of genealogy cruising. The ports of call will include Alaskan cities Juneau and Skagway and Victoria, British Columbia, and cruise goers will experience breathtaking views while cruising the Alaska Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord. Speakers include Elizabeth Shown Mills, David E. Rencher, Judy G. Russell, and D. Joshua Taylor.
Conference registration opens April 1, 2015 • See their website for details.

September 6-12, 2015 Ulster Historical Foundation
Tracing your Irish Ancestors

Belfast, Dublin, Derry City & more
Trace your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors and learn about the history of Ireland and your ancestors' lives and migration experiences first-hand through assisted research with our expert genealogists in the Belfast and Dublin archives, complemented by excursions through Ireland's beautiful landscape to some of her most historic sites.

September 12-23, 2015 Irish Genealogical Society, International
IGSI 2015 Irish Genealogy Research Trip

IGSI is sponsoring a 12 day genealogical research trip to Ireland from September 12 to September 23, 2015. In addition to the research time in both Dublin and Belfast there will be a number of sightseeing tours by coach. See their website for details.

September 17-19, 2015 Central New York Genealogical Society
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
Federation of Genealogical Societies
2015 New York State Family History Conference + FGS Regional Conference

See their website for details.

September 19, 2015 Skagit Valley Genealogical Society
Annual Seminar • It's All About Life

Watch their website for details.

September 21-25, 2015 International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
2015 British Institute

Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah. Check their website for additional details.

September 24-26, 2015 Montana State Genealogical Society
26th Annual State Conference "Harvesting Your Roots"

Butte, Montana
Watch their website for additional details.

October 3, 2015 Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
Fall Seminar

Country Homes Christian Church
Featuring Cyndi Ingle of Cyndis' List
Watch their website for additional details.

October 2-3, 2015 Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, Inc.
2015 Polish Genealogical Conference

Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.
Watch their website for additional details.

October 15-17, 2015 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Research Getaway

99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
Escape to NEHGS for three days of research, consultations, lectures, and social events while exploring the rich offerings of the NEHGS research library and benefiting from the knowledge of expert genealogists.
Check their website for complete details.

October 17, 2015 Hayden Lake Family History Center
Annual Free Family History Seminar

Hayden Lake LDS Stake Center - 2293 W. Hanley, CdA, ID
Watch their website for additional details.

October 17-18, 2015 Seattle Genealogical Society
Fall Seminar: The Family History Detective: Finding Solutions To Your Toughest Research Problems

Speaker: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL

October 17th Seminar

  • Can a Complex Research Problem Be Solved Solely Online?
  • Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not Reliable)
  • Inferential Genealogy: Deducing Ancestors' Identities Indirectly
  • Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor

October 18th Special Classes

  • Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses: Planning an Exhaustive Search
  • Special Problems: Finding Immigrant and Migrant Origins

Via: SGS Monthly Updates Watch their website for details.

October 21-24, 2015 Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International
15th CGSI Genealogical and Cultural Conference

The Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI) will hold its 15th Genealogical and Cultural Conference at the Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel, 1200 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.
Watch their website for additional details.

October 21-25, 2015 Association of Personal Historians
20th Anniversary Conference, Cultivate & Thrive

Sacramento, California
Please join us in Sacramento for Cultivate & Thrive, a special conference celebrating our organization's 20th anniversary, where we will share knowledge and enjoy the benefits of captivating keynote sessions, workshops, and other events that will inspire you for the year ahead.
See their website for details.

Oct 25-Nov 1, 2015 New England Historic Genealogical Society
Salt Lake City Research Tour 2015

Salt Lake City, UT
Experience the world's largest library for genealogy and family history as NEHGS returns to Salt Lake City and the Family History Library for our thirty-seventh annual research tour. Activities include individual consultations with NEHGS genealogists, lectures, and other special events.
Check their website for complete details.

January 11-15, 2016 Utah Genealogical Association
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy

SLIG 2016 will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah
On-line registration opens June 20, 2015
See their 2016 Tracks Page for course list & instructors.

May 4-7, 2016 National Genealogical Society
NGS 2016 Family History Conference • Exploring the Centuries…Footprints in Time

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 4-7 May 2016. Watch their website for details.

July 2016 National Institute on Genealogical Research

In view of the recent death of Patricia Shawker, CG, director of NIGR, 2007-2015, the board of directors has postponed the 2015 institute until July 2016. The National Institute on Genealogical Research (N.I.G.R.), at the National Archives in Washington D.C. and College Park, Maryland, is an intensive program offering on-site examination of federal records. Designed for experienced researchers, it is not an introduction to genealogy. The 2015 program focuses on commonly used records such as immigration, military, land, African American, and naturalization. Complementing those core lectures will be presentations on lesser-known federal records useful to family historians. The group spends one day at Archives II in College Park, Maryland, and there are optional evening sessions at the Library of Congress and the DAR library.

August 7-12, 2016 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
36th IAJGS International Conference

The 36th IAJGS International Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington.
Hosted by IAJGS, JGS of Washington State and JGS of Oregon.

Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2016 National Conference

Springfield, Illinois, Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us as we return to the Land of Lincoln in 2016.

July 23-28, 2017 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
37th IAJGS International Conference

The 37th IAJGS International Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida.

Aug 30-Sep 2, 2017 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2017 National Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh will provide a wonderful historical backdrop with its rich genealogical resources for this four day genealogy event with local co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.

August 23-26, 2018 Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS 2018 National Conference

Fort Wayne, Indiana, FGS returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world.

Other Calendars AKCHO - Association of King County Historical Organizations Calendar
  Fiske Genealogical Library
  Greater Kent Historical Society Museum Calendar
  Heritage Quest Research Library Event Calendar
  Humanities Washington List of Events
  Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State Meetings
  Museum of History & Industry MOHAI Calendar of Exhibits and Programs
  National Genealogical Society Conferences & Events
  New England Historic Genealogical Society Programs & Events
  Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Event calendar
  Puget Sound Civil War Round Table Speaker Schedule
  Renton History Museum Adult and Family Programs Speaker Program
  SoCoCulture SoCo Events Calendar
  Washington State Genealogical Society Current Events Calendar
  Washington State History Museum Events and Programs
  White River Valley Museum Events Calendar

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