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Thursday, October 23 through Thursday, October 30
Middle TN Genealogical Society  (FGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
FiftyForward Knowles, Patricia Hart Building, 174 Rains Ave. Nashville, TN 37203
Beginning Genealogy Classes, Instructor: Virginia Gooch Watson, currently President of TN Library and Archives Friends. Ms. Watson is an experienced teacher of genealogy since 1976. Subjects covered: recordkeeping, census records, vital records, county records as wills, deeds and court records, cemetery records, internet resources, genealogy software and more. Charge: $15.00 Members, $25.00 non-members. Contact: 615-734-4300. Visit our website for more information.
 
Visit www.mtgs.org.


Friday, October 24 through Saturday, October 25
NHG Fall Conference  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wildwood Golf Club, Pittsburgh, PA
On Friday evening, a special workshop from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on working with documents and evidence analysis with our Saturday speaker, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG. On Saturday, Dave will give 4 presentations and a hot buffet lunch will be served. Door prizes and a question and answer period are also featured.
 


Friday, October 24 through Saturday, October 25
Free Genealogical Symposium  (FGS Member Society Events)
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N. Main, Boerne, TX 78006
The Genealogical Society of Kendall County (GSKC) is joining with the Patrick Heath Public Library (PHPL) for Family History Month with their 2nd Annual Symposium on Friday and Saturday Oct. 24 and 25 from 10:30 to 2:30 pm. GSKC and PHPL speakers will present subjects for beginners as well as advanced researchers. Topics include "Looking for Military Ancestors", "Finding that Female Line", “Indian Ancestors” and "Colonial Research". Sharon Wolff is the coordinator for the event and will also be speaking. Other speakers include: Judy McVay, Carla Chagaris, Lloyd Shenberger, Karla Thurner and Nancy McLarry. An attendee from last year’s event said she had attended many classes before, but the symposium was the best she had been to.
The Symposium will be in PHPL meeting room. Bring a lunch and join this fun group to learn more about researching your ancestors, all for FREE! To reserve a space for one or both days and for more information, please contact the Family History Place at 114 E. Blanco or phone (830) 331-8730.
 


Saturday, October 25
VCGS Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Camarillo Public Library, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA
Ventura County Genealogical Society Annual Seminar
Open to the public

Speaker Curt B. Witcher presentations:
Roll Call
Historical Research Methods
Fingerprinting Our Families
This I Believe

Curt B. Witcher is the Senior Manger for Special Collections at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN where he manages The Genealogy Center, serves as general curator for the library's Rare and Fine Book Collection, and is the Supervisor for the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection of Abraham Lincoln materials.

Price includes syllabus.
Cost: $40 - VCGS members pay before October 1st
$45 - VCGS members pay October 1st or later
$50 - Non-members
$12 - Box lunch (optional) pre-paid, select sandwich at registration

Event activities include: Genealogical Sales Table, Door Prizes, and Silent Auction
Register online or get more information at our website.
 
 
 



Saturday, November 1
Texas State Genelogical Society Seminar and Awards Luncheon  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am
4 Cities in Texas
Since the Texas State Genealogical Society is a Host Society for the 2014 FGS Annual Conference in San Antonio, we expect our 2014 State Annual Meeting to be abbreviated to one day and WebCast to and from a number of locations in Texas.
 


Saturday, November 1
Bucks County Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Program  (FGS Member Society Events)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
Annual Meeting with Potluck Brunch, "Trials & Triumphs" Member Showcase and Digitization Extravaganza! Scan your own records while enjoying brunch, sharing your brick wall (“trial”) for help or breakthrough (“triumph”) for helping others. For more information, or to register (not required but requested), visit www.bucksgen.org.

$5 Members / $10 Non-Members. $5 off if bringing pot luck item.
 


Wednesday, November 12
Clear The Mess From Your Desk  (FGS Member Society Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Kelli Bergheimer will show us how to save time by learning how to organize our papers, photos, progress, and digital reports. Learn about “The Big Three”: Be efficient, Don’t Retread, Attach it, File it, and Forget it.

Kellie is a writer, teacher, editor, and small business owner from Powell, Ohio. She is pursuing a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
 


Saturday, November 22
Middle TN Genealogical Society  (FGS Member Society Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Brentwood Public Library, 8109 Concord Rd. Brentwood, TN
26th Annual All-Day Seminar. TOPIC: Transportation, Education, Government Programs, and Record for My Family Story. SPEAKER: Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA, an internationally recognized genealogical educator, researcher and consultant. TOPIC: Transportation, Education, Government Programs, and REcords for My Family Story.
Charge; $40.00 Members, $45.00 Non-Members, (includes snacks, lunch, and handouts) Deadline: Nov. 14. Walk-ins: $60.00 w/o lunch and handouts.
 



Saturday, January 31, 2015
Whittier Area Genealogical Society 32nd Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Masonic Lodge / 7604 Greenleaf Ave. / Whittier, CA, USA
Geoffrey Rasmussen, speaker, author of videos, articles, and developer of Legacy Family Tree software program will speak on four different topics on Saturday, January 31, 2015. For more information, visit the Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) website, download the flyer, and register for this amazing event!
 



Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 through Saturday, February 14, 2015
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City  (FGS Events)
The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech are teaming up for a one-time special genealogy event at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, February 11–14, 2015. FGS and RootsTech will share the expo hall, general sessions, activities, and more while each conference offers their own program of sessions. FGS sessions will focus on methodology, records, ethnic research, and migration for honing your research skills and society issues to motivate and inspire society volunteers. RootsTech will offer a program of technology-based solutions for the genealogy needs of both individuals and societies.
 
Register for FGS only or add-on a RootsTech pass for an additional fee to have access to both programs.
 



Saturday, March 21, 2015
WCGS 2015 Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1004 N. Mays, Round Rock TX
Guest speaker George G. Morgan from Tampa, FL will share his vast knowledge of genealogical research on topics such as reading between the lines of obituaries, using maps to find the right place for your ancestors, along with Google Country Search Engines. Registration will open on or around 15 January 2015 with Early Bird registration until 06 March 2015. Start checking the Williamson County Genealogical Society's website about 10 January 2015.
 



Saturday, April 25, 2015 through Saturday, May 2, 2015
TIARA Research Trip to Dublin  (FGS Member Society Events)
Dublin, Ireland
TIARA is pleased to announce the 2015 Genealogy Research Trip to Dublin, Ireland. We will review your research prior to leaving for Dublin to help you determine your research strategies. You will be assisted in Ireland by knowledgeable researchers who will be there to offer advice, share your joy in finding a record and your disappointment if it isn’t the right one!
 



Saturday, May 2, 2015 through Saturday, May 9, 2015
TIARA Research Trip to Belfast  (FGS Member Society Events)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
TIARA is pleased to announce the 2015 Genealogy Research Trip to Belfast, N Ireland. We will review your research prior to leaving for Belfast to help you determine your research strategies. You will be assisted in Ireland by knowledgeable researchers who will be there to offer advice, share your joy in finding a record and your disappointment if it isn’t the right one!
 



Saturday, August 1, 2015
Kentucky Genealogical Society 40th Annual Seminar  (FGS Member Society Events)
8:30 am
Kentucky Genealogical Society 40th Annual Seminar
Save the date! John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. will be the 2015 KGS Seminar speaker. Topics and details coming in early 2015.
 


FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise
Friday, August 28, 2015 through Friday, September 4, 2015
FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise  (FGS Events)
Alaska Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord (Sawyer Glacier)
Spend 7 nights aboard Royal Caribbean's luxurious Jewel of the Seas. Round trip sailing from Seattle, Washington. Ports of call: Juneau and Skagway, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia.
 
Featuring
  • Genealogy sessions during days at sea
  • Engaging social events, game nights, and networking
  • Private dinner seating for fellowship with registered attendees
  • Exclusive historic land excursions
 
Registration opens April 1, 2015 at https://www.fgsconference.org/cruise/.