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SKCGS Activities & Events

December, 2017

General Meeting

No General Meeting for December

January 20, 2017

General Meeting
Genealogy Roadshow

Presented by Lisa Oberg
Associate Director / History of Science and Medicine Curator


Meetings are held at Wesley Homes Lea Hill, 32049 109th Pl SE, Auburn, WA 98092 from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 2nd floor Assembly Room. Google Map
Presentation at 10:00 AM

January 20, 2018 Beginning Genealogy Class
Supplemental Census Records

    The U.S. government also collected non-population, special supplemental censuses, collecting territorial data, agriculture, manufacturing, slave schedules, state, veterans, social statistics, and mortality (causes of death).  Learn to locate images of the censuses and how to email images or save images to USB flash or thumb drives.

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

January 22, 2018 Technology Users Group (TUG)
All Things PowerPoint

How to create and edit PowerPoint presentations.

    The Technology User Group is intended for genealogist who use personal computers, tablets, and smart phones for research and records management. The group meets the first Monday after the general meeting to discuss the best use of each, share knowledge and experience, learn about information technology, including tools, media, apps and websites.

Meetings are held at the KCLS Covington Library , 27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042 from 1-3pm.

February 17, 2018 Beginning Genealogy Class
Research the Newspapers

    Newspapers records include announcements, obituaries, anniversaries, legal notices, letters to the editor, social columns filled with personal news of the daily experiences and lives of your family and their neighbors.  Learn how to access a variety of historical newspapers to see you ancestors as part of a larger community.

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

March 17, 2018 Beginning Genealogy Class
Immigration, Emigration, Naturalization and Passports

      You want to research your ancestor in Germany, Ireland or France? First you'll need to find when and where they came to the U.S.  Ports of Immigration lined the entire US coast line.  Use an emigrant record for genealogy research.  Learn the naturalization process.  What information is on the Passport applications?

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

April 21, 2018 Beginning Genealogy Class
Military and Land Records

     Learn about collecting your family records, putting information on forms and using the many sources and repositories to start your genealogy. Learn how to use the repeatable Genealogist’s Research Cycle to stay focused on your research. Learn to use pictures and videos as part of your family history.

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

May 19, 2018 Beginning Genealogy Class
Genealogy Timelines

     Timelines can aid your genealogy research in many ways.  Timelines create a personalized path through the past.  Help expose the gaps in your research.  Timelines can serve as an outline for writing your ancestor's story.

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

June 16, 2017 Beginning Genealogy Class
Citing Your Genealogical Sources

     Understand the function of citing sources.  Format Citations to the standards set.  Citing genealogy sources can improve your family history research.

Pre-Registration required before each class
Register before the next South King County Genealogical Society meeting or email the list of classes you plan on attending to Winona Laird.

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.

September 22, 2018 Seminar 2018

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