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February 2019

“Who Owned Solomon? A Case Study of 19th Century African American Research” with Janice Lovelace, PhD

February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Janice Lovelace's webinar topic for February 5th

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.

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“From East to West: Ancestral Migration Through Canada” with Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Title and time for Kathryn Lake Hogan's webinar on February 9th

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?

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Hispanic SIG Monthly Online Meeting: Search and Documentation Strategies for Hispanic Names

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
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The Virtual Genealogical Society has a SIG (Special Interest Group) focusing on Hispanic research. Our discussion topic for February 2019 is search and documentation strategies for Hispanic names.

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March 2019

“Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist” with Annette Burke Lyttle

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Webinar details for Annette Burke Lyttle

How do you know if the facts you’ve uncovered are correct? How do you avoid attaching somebody else’s ancestors to your family tree?

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“Organize Like an Archivist” with Nancy Loe

March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST

Lost in a sea of digital files and paper? Can’t find the records you know you have? Need a better way to organize your research?

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“Introduction to Bavarian Records” with Marcel Elias

March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Marcel Elias's March 12th Webinar

An introduction to basic church and civil records available from Bavaria for all denominations (Catholic, Lutheran, Jewish), as well as where they could be found (online or in archives).

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“Joining a Traditional Genealogical Society” with Daniel Earl

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Webinar Details for Daniel Earl

This lecture will look at the history of genealogical societies, discuss the "Top 10" reasons to join a society, and discuss the three societies every family historian needs to join.

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Hispanic SIG Monthly Online Meeting: Context Behind Mexican Civil Registrations

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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The Virtual Genealogical Society has a SIG (Special Interest Group) focusing on Hispanic research. Our discussion topic for context behind Mexican civil registrations.

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“Native, First Nations, Indian: Researching Indigenous Peoples” with Judy Nimer Muhn

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Webinar details for Judy Nimer

The first residents of North America can be challenges to research, as oral history, stories are foundational. Learn to use geography, tribal resources, historic records.

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April 2019

Hispanic SIG Monthly Online Meeting: Search Strategies for Civil Registrations

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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The Virtual Genealogical Society has a SIG (Special Interest Group) focusing on Hispanic research. Our discussion topic for April 2019 is search strategies for civil registrations.

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