- whose circumstances make it difficult to attend local genealogical society meetings
- who prefer online presentations, special interest groups (SIGs), conferences, and socializing
- with an interest in connecting, networking, and mentoring with global genealogists.
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We have three great presentations for our members this month. Here’s the line-up:
Tuesday, July 9 8pm Eastern
Mary Kircher Roddy presents
“I Remember Mama (But Not Her Maiden Name)”
Sunday, July 14, 1 pm Eastern
Debra M. Dudek presents “Adventures with Lost Postcards: Using eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, and CardCow to Break Down Genealogical Brick Walls”
Saturday, July 20, 11 am Eastern
W. Wayne Shepheard presents “Using Parish and Other Records to Determine How Natural Phenomena Affected People and Communities”
Registration is available in the members area of our website, under the “Perks” tab. Not yet a member? Join us: https://virtualgenealogy.org/membership-join/
How did your family get from Europe to the Prairies? Why did your ancestors migrate through Canada? What clues can be found in records to track your ancestor’s migration? Why did so many Quebeckers leave the province during the 1800s? What was so appealing about the Prairie Provinces?
Many African American researchers struggle to break through the brick wall of slavery. This presentation looks at techniques to identify slave-owners through the use of land, probate and court records.
This presentation will show you how to “jumpstart your genealogy!” Learn the basics of how to investigate your family’s history using both traditional and online sources. Discover which records to tap into to identify your ancestral village, and how history impacts genealogical research.