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Level I-Genealogy Basics and Beyond
Level I-Genealogy Basics and Beyond  (Online Classes)
Tuesday, July 7 through Tuesday, August 18
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Online class
 
The Level I-Genealogy Basics and Beyond course is suitable for everyone and covers how to successfully conduct research in census records, vital records, newspapers, city directories, churches, cemeteries, military records; using major online resources along with libraries and archives; and so much more. The course will challenge you in perfecting your genealogy skills. Online class meets on Tuesday evenings on July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18
 
 
Instructor: Valerie Lair



Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration
Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration  (Elsewhere Around the Sound)
Saturday, August 22
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Washington State Capitol
 
 
Join the Washington Women's Commission and the Washington State Historical Society for a day-long event at the State Capitol in Olympia featuring speakers, exhibits, vendors, music, parades and more!
 



Labor Day
Labor Day  (Holiday Closures)
Monday, September 7
 
 


MAC Computer Interest Group
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 9
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fiske Genealogical Library, 1644 43rd Ave E, Madison Park, Seattle
 
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. at the Fiske Genealogical Library. Meetings are open to the public and address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 12
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker 2017 by Software MacKiev .
 
Chair: Reiley Kidd


Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, September 12
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 19
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth


German Interest Group
German Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 19
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss German ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth


DNA Interest Group
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 26
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle
 
Quarterly meeting. Come early for the Beginner Session 9:30  - 10:00 am.
Note that this meeting takes place in the fellowship hall at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, see map.
An annual $5.00 contribution is collected at the door to fund rental of the space.
 
Chairs: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens



10th Anniversary DNA Interest Group Conference
10th Anniversary DNA Interest Group Conference  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 3
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Conference for all members. Speakers TBD. Watch for details!
 
Chair: Cary Bright


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 4
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Watch for details!
 
Chair: Cary Bright


Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, October 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Scandinavian Interest Group
Scandinavian Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 11
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss Scandinavian ancestral research.
 
Chair: Karen Knudson


SGS 2020 Fall Seminar with Blaine Bettinger
SGS 2020 Fall Seminar with Blaine Bettinger  (Seminars)
Saturday, October 17
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fairview Christian School, 844 NE 78th St, Seattle
 
Dr. Blaine Bettinger is a professional genealogist specializing in DNA evidence. He is the author of the popular blog, The Genetic Genealogist  and frequently gives presentations and webinars to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry.
 
Please note: the SGS Library is closed during the seminar so our dedicated volunteers can attend.
 
Watch for registration information!


Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 24
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth


German Interest Group
German Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 24
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss German ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth



DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, November 1
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Watch for details!
 
Chair: Cary Bright


Digging Deeper: Researching Women's History
Digging Deeper: Researching Women's History  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, November 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Beyond census records and vital records, a wealth of information can be found about the experiences of our female ancestors in archives and other special collections. This workshop is aimed at learning how archives are arranged in order to locate information when researching women's history. 
 
Presenter: Lisa Oberg
Lisa is the Associate Director and the History of Science and Medicine Curator for Special Collections in the UW Libraries. 
 
This workshop is part of the Seattle Genealogical Society's lecture and workshop series: Women's Suffrage in your Family History. We thank the Washington State Historical Society for their grant in support of our project. For more information, see https://www.suffrage100wa.com/
 


Mayflower 400
Mayflower 400  (Special Events)
Wednesday, November 11
 
 
400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower in Plymouth, MA
 
 


MAC Computer Interest Group
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, November 11
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fiske Genealogical Library, 1644 43rd Ave E, Madison Park, Seattle
 
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. at the Fiske Genealogical Library. Meetings are open to the public and address topics and resources helpful for those using MacIntosh (Apple) computers and the Reunion program in their genealogy research.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Marker and Diane Hettrick


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 14
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker 2017 by Software MacKiev .
 
Chair: Reiley Kidd


Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, November 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 21
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth


German Interest Group
German Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 21
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Share information and discuss German ancestral research.
 
Chair: Jean Roth



Second Saturday: Holiday Gathering
Second Saturday: Holiday Gathering  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, December 12
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, January 9, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, February 13, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, March 13, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, April 10, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Second Saturday: To be announced
Second Saturday: To be announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, May 8, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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