Genealogy Events Calendar
- 12 September 2015 - Richland, Washington
TriCity Genealogical Society Fall Seminar: Traveling Through Time
Speaker: William Dollarhide
Topics: Dollarhide’s Five Rules
American Migration Routes 1750-1800
Civil War Genealogy
Finding Living Relatives Online
Location: Reata Springs Baptist Church, 2881 Leslie Road, Richland WA. Registation opens at 8:00 am. Program 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Registration: TCGS Members $26.25; Non-Members $35. Register by August 15 to include a salad/sandwich/soup buffet lunch.
Additional Information: Skagit Valley Genealogical Society 12th Annual Seminar
Speakers: Mary Kathryn Kozy and Jill Morelli
Mary Kathryn Kozy's Topics: Researching in Newspapers & Google and Genealogy Tools
Jill Morelli's Topics: Writing Your Family History & My Top Ten Tech Tools I Use
Location: Mount Vernon Senior Center, 1401 Cleveland Ave, Mt Vernon, WA. Registation opens at 8:00 am. Program 9:00 am to 3:45 pm.
Registration: SVGS Members $40; Non-members $45; After September 1st $50. Box Lunch $12.
Additional Information: SVGS 2015 Seminar
- 26 September 2015 - Bellingham, Washington
Whatcom Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar
Speakers: Jill Morelli and Jim Johnson
Topics: The “Push” and the “Pull”: Decision Making of the 19th Century Emigrant
Insanity in the 19th Century
Getting the Most from Insurance Maps
Finding and Using Your Ancestors’ Church Records
Location: Saint James Presbyterian Church, 1910 14th Street, Bellingham, WA. Registration opens at 8:30 am. Program 9:00 am to 4 pm.
Registration: WGS members $35; Non-members $40. Additional $5 late fee after September 18the. Box Lunch $14.
Additional Information: WGS 2015 Fall Seminar
- 3 October 2015 - Spokane, Washington
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Seminar
Speaker: Cyndi Ingle of Cyndis' List
Topics: Guided Tour of Cyndi’s List
The Hidden Web
Ten Resources I Use Every Day
Location: Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall, Spokane, WA. Registation opens at 8:30 am. Program 9:15 am to 3:15 pm.
Registration: Costs TBD. Potluck: Bring a dish and enjoy a full day of learning and finding out new avenues for your research.
Additional Information: EWGS Fall Seminar
- 10 October 2015 - Colville, Washington
Northeast Washington Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar
Speaker: Don McConnell, retired Army officer and senior intelligence analyst, authority on soldiers serving before and during the Civil War, and Civil War living history enthusiast
Topics: Searching on Ancestry.com and Fold3, military records for the soldier serving before and during the Civil War
Location: Ambulance Shack at the north end of Colville (just east of the Roundabout). Registration opens at 8:30 am. Classes 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch is included.
Registration: Members $20; Non-Members $22; t the Door $25. (Deadline for Members & Non Members special pricing is October 1st.)
Additional Information: NeWGS 2015 Fall Seminar
- 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
Location: (Saturday) Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
(Sunday) SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA. 75 minutes, limited to 30 students, separate registration required.
Registration: $50 SGS Members; $60 Non-members
Additional information: SGS Fall Seminar
- 24 October 2015 - Victoria, Britsh columbia, Canada
Victoria Genealogical Society 2015 Seminar
CREATING CONNECTIONS THROUGH DNA: Genetic Genealogy in the Digital Age
Speakers & Topics: Barbara Johnson will present three sessions on the topic of DNA and genealogy, including the basics of DNA and how it works, what it brings to genealogy, and the pros and cons of the major DNA companies currently offering genealogical DNA testing.
Wedlidi Speck, a hereditary chief of the Namgis First Nation, is Director of Aboriginal Service Change with the Ministry of Children and Family Development. An accomplished speaker and storyteller, Wedlidi will present on his colourful journey with traditional genealogy, where mythology met DNA testing, and how this changed his world.
Stuart Rennie is a Lawyer, Records and Information Management and Information Governance consultant as well as an Adjunct Professor at UBC in the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. Stuart will be discussing the important topic of the legal implications of DNA testing and results in genealogical research.
Location: St. Aidan’s Church Hall, 3703 St Aidan's Street, Victoria, BC. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Registration: On or before Sept 26, 2015: Members $80.00 CAN; Non-Members $90.00 CAN. On or after Sept 27, 2015: Members $90.00 CAN; Non-Members $100.00 CAN. Fee includes lunch.
Additional Information: 2015 VGS Genealogy Seminar
To find upcoming webinars, go to Dear Myrtle's GeneaWebinars Calendar.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org