Genealogy Events Calendar
- 13 April 2015 - Bellevue, Washington
Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Mary Kathryn Kozy, recent Past President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State
Topic: Google and Its Genealogy Tools
Location: LDS Factoria Building, 1200 124th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Come early to use the Family History Library and our extensive JGSWS library as well! Presentation starts promptly at 7:30 PM. Free WiFi available
Registration: Free Admission
Additional Information: JGSWS Meetings
- 25 April 2015 - Tacoma, Washington
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society 2015 Spring Seminar
Speaker: Connie Lenzen
Topics: Break Down Brick Walls with Evidence Analysis
Probate Research: Follow the Money . . .
Proving a Maternal Line When Grandma Didn't Tell Us Who Her Parents Were
Lost Parents: Adoption Research and Finding Other Missing Persons
Location: La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1425 East 27th St, Tacoma, WA. A limited number of rooms will be available at a special rate for seminar attendees. Registration 8:00 am to 8:45 am. Programs 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration: TPCGS Members $35; Non-Members $40; Students $20. $5 late Fee after April 18th. Salad and Sandwich Bar Luncheon $15.
Additional information: TPCGS 2015 Spring Seminar
- 25 April 2015 - Freeland, Washington
Genealogical Society of South Whidbey 2014 Spring Seminar
Speaker: Bill Dollarhide
Topics: 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?
Location: Dancing Fish Farmhouse, 1953 Newman Rd, Freeland, WA. Registration 8:00 am to 8:45 am. Programs 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Registration: $50 each; luncheon $12 each.
Additional information: GSSWI Seminar
- 1-2 May 2015 - Kamploops, British Columbia, Canada
Kamloops Family History Society 2015 Conference
Speakers & Topics: Claudia Breland ~ Beyond Ancestry.com: Searching for Your Ancestors Online
DNA and Genealogy
Treasures in the US National Archives for Canadian Researchers
Cyndi Ingle ~ The Internet: Lower Your Expectations to Raise Your Research Potential
Productive Social Networking: A Genealogist's Water Cooler
The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper
Lyn Meehan ~ Finding the Ancestry Trail: Immigration and Migration
Shaking the Family Tree . . .
M. Diane Rogers ~ Where Are The Women In My Family History?
Deadline! - Newspapers for Family History Research
Genetic Genealogy - Now it’s for Everyone
Location: Friday: Ramada Kamloops, 555 Columbia Street West Meet the Speakers Evening. Keynote Speaker: Cyndi Ingle.
Saturday: Calvary Community Church, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops BC. Registration opens 8:00 am; Conference 8:45 am to 3:45 pm.
Registration: Early Registration $85; After March 31, $100. Registration fee includes coffee/tea, light snacks, and a bag lunch. Friday Evening: $30.
Additional Information: KFHS 2015 Conference
- 9 May 2015 - Seattle, Washington
Seattle Genealogical Society 2015 Spring Seminar
Speaker: C. Lynn Andersen, Accredited Genealogist (ICAPGen) in Mid-South states
Topics: 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
Location: Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th St, Seattle, WA. Registration 9:00 am to 9:45 am. Programs 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration: Member $40 ($50 after 30 April); Non-member $50 ($60 after 30 April). Box Lunch $12.
Additional information: SGS Spring 2015 Seminar
- 12 May 2015 - Tacoma, Washington
Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Topic: Webinars, Blogs, and Podcasts
Pre-Meeting: Document Analysis , Presented by Jane Irish Nelson
Location: Bates Technical College, South Campus, 2201 South 78th St, Tacoma. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm, preceded by a social "cookies & coffee" time and an informal pre-meeting session lasting 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm.
Registration: Free admission for all.
Additional Information: TPCGS Monthly Meetings
- 13-16 May 2015 - St. Charles, Missouri
National Genealogical Society and local host society St. Louis Genealogical Society present Crossroads of America
Location: St. Charles Conference Center, One convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, MO.
Additional Information: NGS 2015 Conference
- 26-27 June 2015 - Ellensburg, Washington
Washington State Genealogical Society 2015 Conference & Annual Meeting
Speaker: David Rencher, AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA
Topics: Coming Forward, Descendent Research
FamilySearch Future and Vision
Digital Projects & Programs of FamillySearch
Strategies for Irish Research 1500 to 1800
Location:Quality Inn Motel, 1700 S Canyon Road, Ellensburg, WA. Friday: Early Registration 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Open House at Kittitas County Genealogical Society Library:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Computer Lab and Legacy webinars 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: Registration 8:00 am to 8:45 am. Programs 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Registration: Registration of $55.00 includes Friday and Saturday events and a “Brown Bag” lunch.
Additional Information: WSGS 2015 Conference
- 12-15 August 2015 - Arlington, Washington
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015
Speakers include: Angela Packer McGhie, CeCe Moore, Judy Russell
Topics: Wednesday's Free Beginning Genealogy Classes
Thursday's General Genealogy Day
Friday's DNA Genealogy Day
Saturday's Courthouse Research Day
Location:Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd, Arlington, WA.
Registration: $75 for one day; $150 for all three days.
Additional Information: NWGC 2015
- 17-18 October 2015 - Seattle, Washington
Seattle Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL
Saturday Topics: 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
Sunday Special Classes: Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses: Planning an Exhaustive Search
Special Problems: Finding Immigrant and Migrant Origins
Additional information: As it becomes available.
For even more events, check out Conference Keeper, a website designed to compile all genealogy and family history related conferences in one place.
Ongoing local events:
Classes and "brick wall workshops" at the National Archives, Pacific Alaska Region, 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-7999
Workshop schedule: http://www.archives.gov/seattle/public/workshops.html
Most classes are free of charge unless otherwise indicated. All suggested donations, if requested, are payable by cash or check at the door. Ample free parking is provided. Advance registration advised. Classes are held on a first come, first served basis. To register, call (206) 336-5115 or e-mail email@example.com