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Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, September 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86045477900?pwd=OE5UdTJ2YXlsek9HaEJ1RHRJemUrUT09
Meeting ID: 860 4547 7900
Passcode: 481629
 
SGS has reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 29
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay



FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 2
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Discover the many ways to use the FamilySearch website in your research.
 
We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 3
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Chair: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens
 


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, October 6
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: Varies   Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Navigating Your Way Through FamilySearch (Virtual Event-$$)
Navigating Your Way Through FamilySearch (Virtual Event-$$)  (External Events)
Thursday, October 7
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
 
“FamilySearch is so much more than just a family tree hosting platform."
Join  Cyndi Ingle and the Heritage Quest Research Library Thursday, October 7th, to explore FamilySearch features from a variety of entry points to find what you need.
 
Register in advance for this program through the HQRL events page:


General Membership Meeting
General Membership Meeting  (SGS Meetings)
Saturday, October 9
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84109791437?pwd=azVSRCtqTk5XL24xUGZVYVNZMHc1UT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 841 0979 1437
Passcode: 996421
 
The Board will update the membership on the project to reduce the physical size of our library, the pending move to a new location, and the effects this may have on reopening the library to members and the public.
 
The meeting will be followed by a Second Saturday presentation. (See below.)
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Second Saturday: Lunacy and Asylums: Mental Health in the 19th Century
Second Saturday: Lunacy and Asylums: Mental Health in the 19th Century  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, October 9
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84109791437?pwd=azVSRCtqTk5XL24xUGZVYVNZMHc1UT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 841 0979 1437
Passcode: 996421
 
Was an ancestor committed to an asylum?  Was someone enumerated as "lunatic, imbecile, or incompetent” on a census?  Who was committed and why?  Are there records you can access?  Learn about mental health treatment in the 1800s.
 
Speaker: Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., a genealogical researcher and lecturer, is an instructor at the Midwest African American Genealogical Institute (MAAGI) and author of the National Genealogical Society’s online continuing education course African American Roots: A Historical Perspective. She presents on DNA, ethnic minority genealogy, and research methodology.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ


Scandinavian Interest Group
Scandinavian Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
This meeting is CANCELLED
It may be rescheduled. Watch the calendar for updates.
 
Share information and discuss Scandinavian ancestral research.
 
Chair: Karen Knudson
 
Image by WikiImages from Pixabay


SGS Board of Directors Meeting
SGS Board of Directors Meeting  (SGS Meetings)
Monday, October 11
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Members must be signed in to view Zoom Meeting info.
 
If you are not currently signed in, do so on "Members Home," then return to this calendar entry and click on meeting info link above.
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, October 12
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84156474973?pwd=T0FLdFFkZ2VIZTFXcXREU053OW8rUT09
Meeting ID: 841 5647 4973
Passcode: 757415
 
SGS has reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, October 13
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD   Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


SGS 2021 Fall Seminar with Ari Wilkins
SGS 2021 Fall Seminar with Ari Wilkins  (Seminars)
Saturday, October 16
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom. Registration Required.
 
Program includes--
  • Black and White Southern Families in Southern Plantation Records
  • Mysterious Relatives
  • Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records, and City Directories
  • Friends of Friends: Quakers and African American Communities
 
Ari Wilkins is a genealogist and library associate at Dallas Public Library, where she provides genealogy-programming education. She worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose, on his project, “Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database.” Ari has spoken nationally at the National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, RootsTech, Texas State Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, American Library Association, and a multitude of local societies. Learn about Ari's work with Black Genesis.


Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New
Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New  (Classes and Workshops)
Sunday, October 17
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85347801988?pwd=NXlzdWtGUDBySTFDZ1RmN2pVeWpIUT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 853 4780 1988
Passcode: 748513
 
SGS is delilghted to announce a new program, "Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New."  With the move to our new home in the Good Shepherd building, we will be unable to offer Sunday hours. But we can still connect virtually.  Beginning in October, Jill Morelli will host a lecture and discussion on the third Sunday of every month via Zoom.  Join us for this innaugural offering, "Fire Insurance Maps: The Google Maps of Their Day."  After all, October is Fire Prevention Month, in honor of the Chicago Fire.
 
Speaker: Jill Morelli, CG, is a writer, lecturer, and researcher specializing in the methodology, US Midwest, and Scandinavia. In 2017, she founded the online “Certification Discussion Group,” sharing her journey and demystifying the process of submission of a portfolio to the Board for Certification of Genealogists.  Jill is past president of the Seattle Genealogical Society and co-founder of the Applied Genealogy Institute.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed, or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ
Image from shutterstock.


Family History Writers' Group
Family History Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, October 19
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing.
 
Please note: The Writers' Group is at the maximum number of participants and is not currently accepting any new members.
If you are interested in forming a second group, please contact Education@SeaGenSoc.org.
 
Group Contact: Gail Stevens
 


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, October 20
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, October 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86045477900?pwd=OE5UdTJ2YXlsek9HaEJ1RHRJemUrUT09
Meeting ID: 860 4547 7900
Passcode: 481629
 
SGS has reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, October 27
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Out of the House & On the Road  (Virtual Event-$$)
Out of the House & On the Road (Virtual Event-$$)  (External Events)
Saturday, October 30 through Sunday, October 31
9:00 am
Are you looking forward to getting back to in-person research? Two nationally known speakers will bring you six sessions to help you prepare when you're ready to head out for in-person research again. Cari Taplin at 9 AM Saturday and Melissa Barker at 11 AM Sunday.
 
Register in advance for this program through the GFO:



Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 3
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 6
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Discover the many ways to use the FamilySearch website in your research.
 
We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, November 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Chair: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens
 


SGS Board of Directors Meeting
SGS Board of Directors Meeting  (SGS Meetings)
Monday, November 8
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Members must be signed in to view Zoom Meeting info.
 
If you are not currently signed in, do so on "Members Home," then return to this calendar entry and click on meeting info link above.
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, November 9
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84156474973?pwd=T0FLdFFkZ2VIZTFXcXREU053OW8rUT09
Meeting ID: 841 5647 4973
Passcode: 757415
 
SGS has reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 10
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


MAC Computer Interest Group
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 10
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Jointly sponsored by SGS and Fiske, this group meets every other month from October through June on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meetings address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.
 
The link to logon will be sent to the MAC SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email dhettrick@earthlink.net to be added to the mailing list.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick
 
Image by Pexels from Pixabay


Second Saturday: Indirectly Evident: Finding William’s Parents
Second Saturday: Indirectly Evident: Finding William’s Parents  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, November 13
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87001019774?pwd=MDhUMkdTMlgvMjd1dWJlNktGWHozdz09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 870 0101 9774
Passcode: 975697
 
When no known records exist to identify the parents of an individual, a researcher may use indirect evidence to build a proof argument. This presentation offers a case study using indirect evidence to identify the parents of William Graham of Meigs County, Ohio.
 
Speaker: Debbie Wilson Smyth has been researching her family since 1993 and holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. As the owner of Oak Trails Genealogy Services, LLC, her research focuses on midwestern and southern states, methodology, lineage society applications, and DNA. Debbie is president of the Suncoast Genealogy Society and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 17
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New
Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New  (Classes and Workshops)
Sunday, November 21
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85347801988?pwd=NXlzdWtGUDBySTFDZ1RmN2pVeWpIUT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 853 4780 1988
Passcode: 748513
 
Jill Morelli hosts a lecture and discussion on the third Sunday of every month via Zoom.  Join us this month for "The Orphan Train Movement: Tales of Three Riders."
 
Speaker: Jill Morelli, CG, is a writer, lecturer, and researcher specializing in the methodology, US Midwest, and Scandinavia. In 2017, she founded the online “Certification Discussion Group,” sharing her journey and demystifying the process of submission of a portfolio to the Board for Certification of Genealogists.  Jill is past president of the Seattle Genealogical Society and co-founder of the Applied Genealogy Institute.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed, or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ
Image from shutterstock.


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, November 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86045477900?pwd=OE5UdTJ2YXlsek9HaEJ1RHRJemUrUT09
Meeting ID: 860 4547 7900
Passcode: 481629
 
SGS has reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 24
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88074707556?pwd=R0tLZ2VFaWF4ZGZzcDRNZmk1K2lMZz09
 
Meeting ID: 880 7470 7556
Passcode: 900945
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted.
 
Facilitator: TBD  Contact Education@seagensoc.org.
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay



Second Saturday: Go West!
Second Saturday: Go West!  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, December 11
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85626289075?pwd=cVFNTjg3RnRQMU56cWQyVHdrcG85Zz09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 856 2628 9075
Passcode: 349815
 
A homestead case study is used to understand how events and circumstances impact the lives of a couple and where to find information about more than names, dates, and places.
 
Speaker: Barbara Coakley
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ
 
Image by Heiko Stein from Pixabay


SGS Board of Directors Meeting
SGS Board of Directors Meeting  (SGS Meetings)
Monday, December 13
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Members must be signed in to view Zoom Meeting info.
 
If you are not currently signed in, do so on "Members Home," then return to this calendar entry and click on meeting info link above.
 
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Friday, December 17
10:30 am
 
What’s New in Family Tree Maker: Q and A with Mark Olsen (Family Tree Maker Ambassador, MacKiev)
 
Join Eastside Genealogical Society and SGS for an interactive Q and A session to answer all your questions about Family Tree Maker: the latest version, updates, features, and more. The discussion will include FTM partner products Charting Companion and Family Book Creator. This session is for all levels of genealogists, whether you are just getting started or very experienced.
 
If you want to be on the Eastside Genealogical Society Family Tree Users Group email list, send your request to JanetStroebel@yahoo.com.


Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New
Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New  (Classes and Workshops)
Monday, December 20
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85347801988?pwd=NXlzdWtGUDBySTFDZ1RmN2pVeWpIUT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 853 4780 1988
Passcode: 748513
 
Thinking about gifting a DNA test to a friend or loved one?  Join us this month for "I Got my Ancestry DNA Results! Now What?"
 
Speaker: Jill Morelli, CG, is a writer, lecturer, and researcher specializing in the methodology, US Midwest, and Scandinavia. In 2017, she founded the online “Certification Discussion Group,” sharing her journey and demystifying the process of submission of a portfolio to the Board for Certification of Genealogists.  Jill is past president of the Seattle Genealogical Society and co-founder of the Applied Genealogy Institute.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed, or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ
Image from shutterstock.



Second Saturday: Understanding and Analysing the UK Censuses 1801-2021
Second Saturday: Understanding and Analysing the UK Censuses 1801-2021  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, January 8, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84783368240?pwd=V2FCMUtmTUZBb28rRjJUdU1sckdkQT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 847 8336 8240
Passcode: 479030
 
Presentation summary coming soon.
 
Speaker: Dr. Penny Walters lectures internationally in-person, presents webinars, writes articles, and has authored the books: 'Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy' and ‘The Psychology of Searching.’ Visit her website: www.searchmypast.co.uk.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ



Second Saturday: Finding Records To Help Document Your Farming Ancestor
Second Saturday: Finding Records To Help Document Your Farming Ancestor  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, February 12, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82409065604?pwd=VmIyWDlreFVJb082Qm9jVmFqbnhzQT09
Meeting via Zoom
Meeting ID: 824 0906 5604
Passcode: 490830
 
Up to about 1870, farming was the number one occupation. You probably have a large number of farmers in your family. There are many record sets such as land, tax, and probate records that document our farming ancestors. Newspapers and many agricultural records can add context to their story.
 
Speaker: Lisa S. Gorrell is a Certified Genealogist®, a ProGen graduate, and an alumnus of multiple genealogical institutes.  She gives genealogy presentations and writes about her family on two blogs: “Mam-ma’s Southern Family” (http://mam-massouthernfamily.blogspot.com/) and “My Trails into the Past” (http://mytrailsintothepast.blogspot.com/). She has also written a three-generation family history about her husband’s Swedish ancestors.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ