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Family Tree Maker SIG
Family Tree Maker SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Friday, August 19
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 
Join Eastside Genealogical Society and SGS to learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker by Software MacKiev.  The meetings open about 15 minutes in advance.  You can join and/or leave whenever you have to, and you may email your question(s) in advance or bring them up during the meeting.
 
If you want to be on the Eastside Genealogical Society Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group email list, send your request to egsgenealogyhelper@yahoo.com.
 


Irish SIG
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, August 20
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
AUGUST MEETING CANCELLED.
 
You only need to register once for all Irish SIG meetings June through December 2022.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting immediately from the registration window.
 
If you want to keep informed of the groups activities between meetings, email Susan McKee at SFMcKee@yahoo.com to be added to the Irish SIG mailing list.
 
Facilitators: Susan McKee and Jim Ryan
 
Image by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay


Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New
Virtual Sundays: Something Old, Something New  (Classes and Workshops)
Sunday, August 21
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
 
Topic: Using Timelines To Solve Genealogical Problems
 
Register in advance for this meeting (click here).
After registering, you will be able to join the meeting immediately from the registration window.  You will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
Speaker: Jill Morelli, CG, is a writer, lecturer, and researcher specializing in methodology, the U.S. 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, August 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81767035103?pwd=MWpHdURSK2lCb3JPTDVuK2JGNXh3dz09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 817 6703 5103
Passcode: 438311
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, August 24
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, August 31
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay



Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 7
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, September 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88463700548?pwd=bkFTckRQMXdZQXJxUndobGIwN2xkQT09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 884 6370 0548
Passcode: 066748
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 14
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


SGS 2022 Fall Seminar with Judy Russell
SGS 2022 Fall Seminar with Judy Russell  (Seminars)
Saturday, September 17 through Sunday, September 18
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom. Registration Required.
 
Zoom fatigue? No more.  We are scheduling 4 lectures over 2 days: Saturday morning, 9 to noon, and Sunday afternoon, 1 to 4 (Pacific times).
 
Program includes--
  • What’s in a Name: Name Changes and the Law
  • “No Person Shall ... Gallop Horses In the Streets” – Using Court Records To Tell the Story of our Ancestors’ Lives
  • No Vitals? No Problem! – Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence: A Family for Isabella
  • Copyright Mythconceptions
To register, click here.
 
Presentations will be recorded and available (only) to registrants for a limited time.
 
The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on topics ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. An internationally-known lecturer and award-winning writer, she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠ from the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. Her blog is at https://www.legalgenealogist.com.


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 21
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, September 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81767035103?pwd=MWpHdURSK2lCb3JPTDVuK2JGNXh3dz09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 817 6703 5103
Passcode: 438311
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, September 28
10:00 am to 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84606058611?pwd=dTMyWUIrVDdTY1drSnNHSy9FUk00Zz09
 
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. Zoom meeting opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room. Please be patient.
 
Facilitator: Varies 
Contact Education@seagensoc.org to receive weekly email reminders.
 
Meeting ID: 846 0605 8611
Passcode: 819314
 
Images by klimkin and Couleur from Pixabay



2022 Reisinger Lectures by BCG (FREE Virtual Event)
2022 Reisinger Lectures by BCG (FREE Virtual Event)  (External Events)
Friday, October 7
8:00 am
 
The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) will host six live webinars, free and available to the public, as this year’s Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series on 7 October 2022. The hour-long webinars begin at 8:00 a.m. Pacific and continue throughout the day. The webinars are part of the Joy Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series and are presented in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
 
8 a.m. "When Wrong is Actually Right: Constructing Proof Arguments for Counterintuitive Conflicts," Meryl Schumacker, CG
9:15 a.m. "Peeling the Onion: Getting to the Original Sources," Gary Ball-Kilbourne, PhD, CG
10:30 a.m. "The Hub of the Wheel: How Tracing a Brother with no Children Connected Ten Siblings," Mary Kircher Roddy, CG
12:30 p.m. "Consult via…Explore with…Discover through…Literature Reviews," Jan Joyce, CG, CGL
1:45 p.m. "Finding Henrietta: Reconciling Conflicting Evidence to Reveal a Woman’s Identity," Nicole Gilkison LaRue, CG
3:00 p.m. "Hidden Stories: Using Analysis to Explore the Unexpected in Family History Research" Jennifer Zinck, CG
 
(All times are Pacific. Click here for a convenient time-zone converter.)


Second Saturday: Cousins, not Castles: A ... trip to Ireland  (Virtual)
Second Saturday: Cousins, not Castles: A ... trip to Ireland (Virtual)  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, October 8
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
 
Cousins, Not Castles: A half-Irish genetic genealogist’s research trip to Ireland
SGS member Kathy Weber has been studying her Dad’s matrilineal line for the last two years.  This led to participating in the Clan gathering of the County Monaghan family of her third great-grandmother and a month-long research trip to Ireland in Spring 2022.
  • How did she prepare?  
  • What did she learn?  
  • What would she do differently?  
  • What’s next?
Register in advance for this meeting (click here).
After registering, you will be able to join the meeting immediately from the registration window.  You will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
Speaker: Kathy Weber is an active member of the Seattle Genealogical Society.
 
To make a $5.00 donation for a program you enjoyed or plan to attend, click here:ZZZZZ
 
Image by Heiko Stein from Pixabay


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, October 11
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88463700548?pwd=bkFTckRQMXdZQXJxUndobGIwN2xkQT09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 884 6370 0548
Passcode: 066748
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


German SIG
German SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 15
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
Bring your favorite German research resource to share with the group.
 
NOTE:  NEW ZOOM LINK, October-December 2022.
 
You only need to register once for all German SIG meetings June through December 2022.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting directly from the registration window.
 
Facilitator: Carolyn Schott
 
Image by Carolyn Schott


Japanese American SIG
Japanese American SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 23
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
Jointly sponsored by SGS and Densho, this group meets quarterly on the fourth Sunday of the month (July, October, January, and April) at 1:00 p.m. (Pacific). Meetings address topics and resources helpful for those conducting Japanese genealogy research.
 
The link to logon will be sent to the Japanese American SIG email list. People wishing to attend should email family.history@densho.org to be added to the mailing list.
 
Co-Chairs: Caitlin Oiye Coon and [a co-host is still very much needed]
 


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, October 25
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81767035103?pwd=MWpHdURSK2lCb3JPTDVuK2JGNXh3dz09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 817 6703 5103
Passcode: 438311
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay



Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, November 8
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88463700548?pwd=bkFTckRQMXdZQXJxUndobGIwN2xkQT09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 884 6370 0548
Passcode: 066748
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


German SIG
German SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 19
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
Bring your favorite German research resource to share with the group.
 
You only need to register once for all German SIG meetings June through December 2022.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting directly from the registration window.
 
Facilitator: Carolyn Schott
 
Image by Carolyn Schott


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, November 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81767035103?pwd=MWpHdURSK2lCb3JPTDVuK2JGNXh3dz09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 817 6703 5103
Passcode: 438311
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay



Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, December 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88463700548?pwd=bkFTckRQMXdZQXJxUndobGIwN2xkQT09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 884 6370 0548
Passcode: 066748
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay


German SIG
German SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, December 17
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
 
Bring your favorite German research resource to share with the group.
 
You only need to register once for all German SIG meetings June through December 2022.  After registering, you will also receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Keep this email; it may be the only link you get.  If you forget to register in advance or misplace the email with the link, don't worry.  Register again. You will be able to join the meeting directly from the registration window.
 
Facilitator: Carolyn Schott
 
Image by Carolyn Schott


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, December 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81767035103?pwd=MWpHdURSK2lCb3JPTDVuK2JGNXh3dz09
 
Drop in on 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.
 
Zoom room opens about 10 minutes early with a waiting room.  Please be patient.
 
Facilitators: Varies (Jill Morelli, Cary Bright, Ceil Rogers, Christine Schomaker)
 
Meeting ID: 817 6703 5103
Passcode: 438311
 
Image by Mary Pahlke from Pixabay



SGS 2023 Spring Seminar
SGS 2023 Spring Seminar  (Seminars)
Friday, March 10, 2023 through Saturday, March 11, 2023
5:00 pm to 11:59 am
Meeting via Zoom. Registration Required.
 
Diana Elder, AG, and Nicole Dyer, authors of Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide and its companion volume, Research Like a Pro with DNA: A Genealogist's Guide to Finding and Confirming Ancestors with DNA Evidence, and hosts of the Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast, will present 4 lectures over 2 days: Friday evening, 5-8, and Saturday morning, 9-noon.
 
Program includes--
  • Objectives, Analysis, and Locality Research
  • Research Planning, Source Citations, Research Logs, & Written Conclusions
  • Organizing DNA Results
  • Using DNA to Solve a Family History Mystery
Registration link will be provided in January.
 
Presentations will be recorded and available (only) to registrants for a limited time.
 
Diana Elder, AG, and Nicole Dyer are a mother-daughter team of professional genealogists, owners of Family Locket Genealogists LLC (FamilyLocket.com).  Diana is accredited in the Gulf South region of the United States and serves as a Commissioner for ICAPGen™, working with a team teaching through webinars, classes, and a series of videos hosted on YouTube about the accreditation process. Nicole speaks regularly at genealogy conferences, including RootsTech and the National Genealogical Society Conference.