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Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, January 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are back! In response to numerous requests, 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies
 


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, January 27
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen


DNA Interest Group
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, January 30
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
SGS DNA Interest Group Workshop is meeting via Zoom. To be included you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Link to be sent to the email group prior to the meeting with the pdf handout
 
 
Chairs: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens



Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, February 3
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
For the month of February, we would like to focus our discussion on LOVE, or lack thereof!! If you are willing to share stories of your ancestors please come with these topics in mind, but certainly not limited to: Courting, Engagement, Marriage, Multiple Marriages, Divorces, Strange Marriages, Funny Couples, Oldest Couples, or Youngest Couples. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen


FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, February 6
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
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.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, February 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To be included 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


February Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, February 8
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, February 9
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are back! In response to numerous requests, 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies
 


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, February 10
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
For the month of February, we would like to focus our discussion on LOVE, or lack thereof!! If you are willing to share stories of your ancestors please come with these topics in mind, but certainly not limited to: Courting, Engagement, Marriage, Multiple Marriages, Divorces, Strange Marriages, Funny Couples, Oldest Couples, or Youngest Couples. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen


Second Saturday: How Healthy is Your Family Tree: Discovering Health Issues
Second Saturday: How Healthy is Your Family Tree: Discovering Health Issues  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, February 13
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81284072131?pwd=eWthd0RwaXB4akhVOUc0dkNjN0VPZz09

 

Meeting via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 812 8407 2131
Passcode: 431571

 

An in-depth look at building a health genogram starting with a traditional genealogical pedigree chart.  Also covered are a basic overview of DNA, epigenetics and inheritance of health issues. Several physical and mental health issues are discussed in greater detail.

 
Speaker: Janice Lovelace, PhD.


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, February 17
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
For the month of February, we would like to focus our discussion on LOVE, or lack thereof!! If you are willing to share stories of your ancestors please come with these topics in mind, but certainly not limited to: Courting, Engagement, Marriage, Multiple Marriages, Divorces, Strange Marriages, Funny Couples, Oldest Couples, or Youngest Couples. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, February 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are back! In response to numerous requests, 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies
 


Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, February 24
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
For the month of February, we would like to focus our discussion on LOVE, or lack thereof!! If you are willing to share stories of your ancestors please come with these topics in mind, but certainly not limited to: Courting, Engagement, Marriage, Multiple Marriages, Divorces, Strange Marriages, Funny Couples, Oldest Couples, or Youngest Couples. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen



Brags and Bricks
Brags and Bricks  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, March 3
10:00 am to 11:30 am
To join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85773174624?pwd=eTNYYmJLZFh3V3dvV09pcXE0bVdldz09
 
Meeting ID: 857 7317 4624
Passcode: 217488
 
Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to hang out with other genealogists. 
 
Meets weekly unless otherwise noted. Contact Sue at spinner3jensen@gmail.com
 
Facilitator: Sue Jensen


FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 6
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
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.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, March 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To be included 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


March Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, March 8
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, March 9
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are back! In response to numerous requests, 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies
 


Level I-Genealogy Basics and Beyond
Level I-Genealogy Basics and Beyond  (Online Classes)
Tuesday, March 9 through Tuesday, April 27
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Online class
 
Registration is now open for the next series of "Level I - Genealogy Basics & Beyond" with Valerie Lair. This small-group course includes seven 2-hour sessions, meeting weekly online. It 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.
 
The next series is scheduled to meet online March 9 - April 27, 2021, Tuesday evenings at 6:00 pm PT (8:00 pm CT). It is limited to five registrants. 
 
 
Instructor: Valerie Lair
 
 
 
 


MAC Computer Interest Group
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, March 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


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 13
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85024375211?pwd=Umo4d1JzQ2svZXh5WE9adGdVTldUZz09
 
Meeting ID: 850 2437 5211
Passcode: 017379
 
Learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker 2017 by Software MacKiev . Want to join this SIG? Email operations@seagensoc.org. 
 
Chair: Rob Sexton


Second Saturday: Why They Left, Where They Went, and the Tales Their Journeys Can Reveal
Second Saturday: Why They Left, Where They Went, and the Tales Their Journeys Can Reveal  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, March 13
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Why did our ancestors leave their homes?  Why did they settle where they did?  Using unexpected records, social history, the law, and more, we'll discover the secrets our ancestors’ migrations can reveal as we track them from place to place, across the ocean, across the country, even across town! 
 
Speaker: Pam Vestal


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays  (Classes and Workshops)
Tuesday, March 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are back! In response to numerous requests, 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies
 


DNA Interest Group
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, March 27
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
 
To be included you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Link to be sent to the email group prior to the meeting with the pdf handout
 
 
Chairs: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens



FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, April 3
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
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.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 


FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
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.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, April 4
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To be included 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


Second Saturday: Digging Up New Dirt – Unearthing the ‘Real’ New England Immigrant
Second Saturday: Digging Up New Dirt – Unearthing the ‘Real’ New England Immigrant  (Classes and Workshops)
Saturday, April 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you believe that family associations know everything about their early New England ancestors? Well, guess again! Learn what nuggets you can uncover by rediscovering original records. So with some surprising facts, sound analysis and a little historical context you may just uncover the real secret about your elusive ancestor.
 
Speaker: Steve Morrison


Scandinavian Interest Group
Scandinavian Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, April 11
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89333022809?pwd=dEo0eVVNTjBmb1hFM2JxbkNQWCtQQT09
 
Meeting ID: 893 3302 2809
Passcode: 837446
 
Share information and discuss Scandinavian ancestral research.
 
Chair: Karen Knudson


April Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, April 12
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm



FamilySearch Interest Group
FamilySearch Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, May 1
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom
 
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.  Want to join the mailing list? Email Lou: loudaly@nwlink.com
 
Chair: Lou Daly
 
 


DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, May 2
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To be included 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


Family Tree Maker Users Group
Family Tree Maker Users Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, May 8
10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85024375211?pwd=Umo4d1JzQ2svZXh5WE9adGdVTldUZz09
 
Meeting ID: 850 2437 5211
Passcode: 017379
 
Learn and share tips and tricks for using Family Tree Maker 2017 by Software MacKiev . Want to join this SIG? Email operations@seagensoc.org. 
 
Chair: Rob Sexton


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

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May Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, May 10
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm


MAC Computer Interest Group
MAC Computer Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Wednesday, May 12
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


SGS 2021 Spring Seminar with Paul Milner
SGS 2021 Spring Seminar with Paul Milner  (Seminars)
Saturday, May 15
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
TBA
 
Paul Milner is a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. Paul has been designing genealogy workshops, writing books,  and lecturing for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America and research methodology. Read more about Paul
 
Watch for details!



DNA Workshop
DNA Workshop  (Special Interest Groups)
Sunday, June 6
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
To be included 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


June Board of Directors Meeting  (Special Events)
Monday, June 14
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm


DNA Interest Group
DNA Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
Saturday, June 26
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
 
To be included you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at SGSDNASIG@gmail.com to join. 
 
Link to be sent to the email group prior to the meeting with the pdf handout
 
 
Chairs: Cary Bright and Craig Gowens



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
TBA
 

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.

Ari has concentrated her interests in North Carolina and Louisiana research and specializes in African American genealogy and research. Learn about Ari's work with Black Genesis

 
Watch for details!