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SGS Tour of Washelli Cemetery: From Pioneers to Patriots
SGS Tour of Washelli Cemetery: From Pioneers to Patriots  (Special Events)
Sunday, August 25
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Washelli Cememtery 11111 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133
 
Join us for a walk through Washelli cemetery as we explore the history of this hallowed ground and the stories behind the stones including Seattle’s white founders, Medal of Honor winners, and others less well-known. Good walking shoes are recommended as the ground is uneven in areas. Limited to 15 participants. 
 
Tour Guides:  Lisa Oberg and Amber Brock 
 


Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day Weekend  (Holiday Closures)
Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2
 
The Seattle Genealogical Society is closed for Labor Day Weekend.



DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, September 8
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
First hour will start with a 10 min. review of AncestryDNA Thrulines  tool. The remainder of the workshop will focus on DNA questions that group members bring; second hour focuses on Gedmatch, Genome Mate Pro and other DNA software tools as the group finds of interest. This workshop is hands on and you are encouraged to bring a laptop or device to access your DNA kit.
 
Chair: Cary Bright


September Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, September 9
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 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: Tracing People Through Time and Space Using Timelines
Second Saturday: Tracing People Through Time and Space Using Timelines  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, September 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Our Second Saturday series kicks off on September 14th!
 
Most people are familiar with timelines from taking history in high school. Genealogists, however, can utilize this seemingly commonplace tool to very good effect in their research. Need to know how your ancestor got from one place to another? Trying to sort out several different individuals with the same name? Wanting to understand how your ancestor fit in with major and minor historical events? Come learn how timelines can help answer these and a number of other family history research questions!
 
Free of charge. Donations to SGS welcome.
 
Instructor: Mary Kathyrn Kozy


Family History Writers' Group
Family History Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, September 17
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing. Everyone is welcome, come check it out.
 
For more information contact Gail Stevens at stevens_gail@hotmail.com


DNA Learning Series Class 6: Getting the most out of AncestryDNA  & MyHeritage
DNA Learning Series Class 6: Getting the most out of AncestryDNA & MyHeritage  (Classes and Workshops)
Thursday, September 19
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Montlake Terrace, WA

Sixth class in a seven class series. These are hands-on classes working with your own results in real time with experts to help you accomplish the tasks. Homework assignments will be included in the learning. 

This series is open only to current members of the Seattle Genealogical Society and the Sno-Isle Genealogical Society only. Free advance registration is required for each class. Register by sending an email to:  sgsdnasig@gmail.com

Instructors:  Cary Bright and Craig K. Gowen



Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, September 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, September 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



SGS 2019 Fall Seminar with Tom Jones
SGS 2019 Fall Seminar with Tom Jones  (Seminars)
Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, October 6
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fairview Christian School, 844 NE 78th St, Seattle
 
Back by popular demand, we are delighted to have Dr. Tom Jones visit Seattle once again. Tom is an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator. He has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly since 2002, and he is the author of the textbooks Mastering Genealogical Proof and Mastering Genealogical Documentation
 
Please note: the SGS Library is closed during the seminar so our dedicated volunteers can attend.
 
Registration information is coming soon!


Family Tree at FamilySearch
Family Tree at FamilySearch  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 5
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Discover the many ways to use Family Tree and FamilySearch on  familysearch.org.(link is external)We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  
 
Chair: Lou Daly


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 6
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Watch for details!
 
Chair: Cary Bright


Fall Membership Meeting  (Special Events)
Saturday, October 12
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library


Second Saturday: To Be Announced  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, October 12
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Watch for details!


Scandinavian Interest Group
Scandinavian Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, October 13
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


October Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, October 14
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library


Family History Writers' Group
Family History Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, October 15
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing. Everyone is welcome, come check it out.
 
For more information contact Gail Stevens at stevens_gail@hotmail.com


DNA Learning Series Class 7: Intro to Advanced Techniques
DNA Learning Series Class 7: Intro to Advanced Techniques  (Classes and Workshops)
Thursday, October 17
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Montlake Terrace, WA

Final class in a seven class series. These are hands-on classes working with your own results in real time with experts to help you accomplish the tasks. Homework assignments will be included in the learning. 

This series is open only to current members of the Seattle Genealogical Society and the Sno-Isle Genealogical Society only. Free advance registration is required for each class. Register by sending an email to:  sgsdnasig@gmail.com

Instructors:  Cary Bright and Craig K. Gowen



DNA Interest Group
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 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 Herb McDaniel


Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, October 26
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 26
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



Family Tree at FamilySearch
Family Tree at FamilySearch  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 2
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Discover the many ways to use Family Tree and FamilySearch on  familysearch.org.(link is external)We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  
 
Chair: Lou Daly


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


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 9
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  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, November 9
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Watch for details!


November Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, November 11
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library


Irish Interest Group
Irish Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, November 16
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 16
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


Family History Writers' Group
Family History Writers' Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Tuesday, November 19
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library
Create your family history and share with others in an effort to improve your writing. Everyone is welcome, come check it out.
 
For more information contact Gail Stevens at stevens_gail@hotmail.com


Thanksgiving Holiday
Thanksgiving Holiday  (Holiday Closures)
Wednesday, November 20 through Monday, November 25
 
The Seattle Genealogical Society is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.



Family Tree at FamilySearch
Family Tree at FamilySearch  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, December 7
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
 
Discover the many ways to use Family Tree and FamilySearch on  familysearch.org.(link is external)We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will be time for Q & A.  
 
Chair: Lou Daly


December Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, December 9
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Seattle Genealogical Society Library


Second Saturday: Holiday Potluck  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, December 14
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
SGS Library, 6200 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
 
Watch for details!


Winter Holiday
Winter Holiday  (Holiday Closures)
Saturday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020
 
The Seattle Genealogical Society is closed for the Winter Break.



SGS 2020 Spring Seminar with Fritz Juengling
SGS 2020 Spring Seminar with Fritz Juengling  (Seminars)
Monday, May 18, 2020
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fairview Christian School, 844 NE 78th St, Seattle
 
Dr. Juengling holds a Master's and Doctorate in German Philology with minors in both English and Linguistics. Philology is a highly specialized field of study, combining languages, linguistics, paleography and history. He is an Accredited Genealogist for Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden. Fritz is the German, Dutch and Scandinavian Research Specialist at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and speaks widely at genealogical conferences and seminars. 
 
Please note: the SGS Library is closed during the seminar so our dedicated volunteers can attend.
 
Watch for registration information!