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Genealogical society installs officers..New officers in the Wilson County Genealogical Society are, front row, from left, Brenda Dorsett, president; Margaret Bailey, vice president; Deborah Webb, secretary; and Wanda Lamm, treasurer. In the second row are Sue Powell, board member; Lynn Lamm, board ...
MARION, S.C. -- The Pee Dee Genealogical Society will meet May 6, 3 p.m. at the new Marion Fire Station conference room, 1941 Senator Gasque Road. The program will feature returning speaker Herbert "Bing" Chambers, author of "And Were the Glory of Their Times: Men Who Died for South Carolina in ...

The book will include data gleaned from genealogical documents sent in by people with ancestors who lived in Simpson County in 1845 or earlier, ... The First Family Project is based on a similar effort undertaken by the Logan County Genealogical Society for that county's 225th anniversary in 2017, ...
Investigators in California revealed Thursday that they were able to track down and arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected Golden State Killer, using genetic information provided to genealogical websites, creating new and troubling concerns about how personal data is handled by the services.
Made possible through a grant from the William W. Treat Foundation, the genealogy workshop series features experts from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country's leading resource for family history research. According to Victoria Su, public ...
ABC7 News spoke to a DNA expert who says the public should think long and hard before completing an at-home DNA testing kit. "When you provide them with a sample, they have all your DNA," said Bicka Barlow, a San Francisco-based defense attorney who specializes in DNA cases. RELATED: DNA ...

Recently, they tapped genealogical databases that the public uses to search for relatives and ancestors, he said. Advertisement .... Authorities identified a new suspect, because the suspect's father had given his own DNA to a genealogy nonprofit whose forensic assets were purchased by Ancestry.com.
A Pittsburgh native, Pickholtz has lived in Israel since 1973 and began working to trace his family's genealogy in 1994. ... The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council and the Mahoning County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society cosponsor the presentation.
But on Friday, the GEDmatch.com genealogy site acknowledged in a statement that its database "was used to help identify the Golden State Killer" and that they the company found out after the fact. "While the database was created for genealogical research, it is important that GEDmatch participants ...
Fraser owns and operates Retracing the Past, a Solano County-based genealogy research firm. She conducts client research nationwide and is a local lecturer. Among her memberships are the National Genealogical Society and the Association of Professional Genealogists. She is currently “on the clock” ...
Comparing decades-old crime scene DNA to profiles on genealogy websites led investigators to a relative of the suspected Golden State Killer — and from ... “While the database was created for genealogical research, it is important that GEDmatch participants understand the possible uses of their DNA, ...
The South West Branch of the Manitoba Genealogical Society celebrated 40 years of Genealogy in SW Manitoba by hosting the Genealogy Seminar and Heritage Dinner last night. President of the South West Branch, George McKay, says it was a full-day event with numerous workshops and two great ...
By far the most requested topic relates to genealogy and such was the demand for genealogy inquiries that a few years ago the archives team undertook an exciting project to digitize a summary of each employee's work record on the line. This was an exciting innovation and as a result, of this project family, ...
The Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society is one of these organizations. Members of BCGHS spend countless volunteer hours doing extensive research on our shared past and then sharing it with the public in a number of ways, including by inviting anyone who wishes to learn more to attend ...
With its grand opening rapidly approaching, the Neosho/Newton County Library announced the name of its new genealogy and local history room. The library's Board of Trustees and staff gathered on Friday inside the newly renovated building to name the genealogy room after Jack and Rita Wood.
It was for the spring genealogy lock in. Those interested in learning family history were treated to three presentations and a chance for guided research time in the library. It all took place after the library was closed to the general public. Library staff say genealogy actually brings people together. "It is an ...
... open to those interested in learning about their ancestors; people can join in and share stories of our own research successes/failures, learn more about the history of Lake County and surrounding areas, and learn how to conduct genealogical research from society members and local genealogy experts.

The Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society has used the term as the blueprint for its foundation. Brenda “B.J.” Smothers founded the organization in 2006 with the main purpose of studying and exchanging information among people interested in African American genealogy, family ...
Somehow things kept expanding and expanding until now (after and apart from the census publication) I plan what I call a stub genealogy of most families in Busti in 1850 – at least trying to say something helpful and maybe unique for the benefit of the family history researcher. “I am especially trying to ...
MARQUETTE — Interested in tracing your family tree? Representatives of the Marquette County Genealogical Society will guide people through the rough spots in family research. Those with an interest in family history are welcome to work individually with an experienced genealogist from 2 to 4 p.m. ...
The Morgan County History and Genealogy Association will have its meeting at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Main Branch of the Morgan County Public Library, 110 South Jefferson, Martinsville in the downstairs meeting room. Jeanne Reagan-Dinius from the Department of Natural Resources will speak about what ...
MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey will sponsor and host the third annual Armenian Genealogy Conference on June 9. According to organizers, the conference will help Armenians delve into their familial roots by offering ...
A small collection of the documents, including a 'Petition for Naturalization,' that Schubert uses when tracing the genealogical history of individuals and families rests on his ... But now, he turned his side project into one that earns him a little extra money – though he also does many genealogies pro bono.
LDS Church leaders have repeatedly emphasized the importance of genealogy and the blessings it brings upon both the dead and the living; however, for many people across the globe it is a race against time to preserve the past. According to FamilySearch, “only 13 percent of the world's top genealogical ...
The Edmond Genealogical Society (EGS) is pleased to announce the program for its April meeting is “Discovering Your Ancestor's Secrets”. Presenting the program is Kathryn ... Free genealogy assistance is available for those who come early to the meeting at 5:30pm. Meeting starts promptly at 6:30pm.
Salem Public Library, 821 E. State St., will host a genealogy program, “Deeper Analysis: Techniques for Successful Problem Solving” by Elissa Scalise-Powell at 6:30 p.m. April 23. Participants will be given the opportunity to take a closer look at genealogical resources, including spreadsheets, timelines, ...
Information about your ancestors, who they were, and where they came from, can be a mystery for many people. However, with the accessibility and affordability of DNA testing, and genealogy archives, almost anyone can learn about their family roots. We'll talk about how to start your building your family ...
Grant County Genealogical Society is hosting a spring genealogy seminar May 5 at the John Day Fire Hall with a no-host lunch at the Outpost Restaurant. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the first class will begin at 9 a.m. Topics for this seminar are genealogical pits and how to avoid them; ...
Logan County Genealogical Society members are looking to the community to help locate photos of past jailers who served in the old jail, now the Logan County, Kentucky Archives building, ... “We can copy the photos so do not need the originals donated,” said Judy Lyne, Genealogical Society member.
Allen County Genealogical Society, 2-4 p.m., Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima. David R. Johnson on Fort Amanda. LIMA — Allen County Genealogical Society will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima. The program features David R.
Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. - A rich piece of Blair County history is in a place you might not notice. 56 stone faces carved in the 1870's are displayed at the county seat. Elaine Conrad is digging into Blair County's past. "We have a mystery and it needs to be solved. He said a show of hands how many ...
FREEPORT — The Stephenson County Genealogical Society will host a presentation April 5 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 Douglas St. Freeport program compliance oversight monitor Forrest Senn and Pretzel Transit transportation supervisor Cassie Murray will discuss the history and future of ...
Greene County Genealogical Society President Stevie Hughes said the webpage is the culmination of a decade-old dream to share the group's work online to be accessed by anyone in the world, as interest in Greene County history and genealogy stretches well beyond the county's physical borders.
Sessions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursdays beginning April 5 through April 26 at the Society library, 1255 W. South Side Drive. Participants will receive guidance on getting started, locating and interpreting records, and using the Internet and computer to search and sort information. Cost is $25 per ...
The WCGS library is staffed every Tuesday by members of the genealogical society and available at other times with permission of the Matheson Memorial Library staff in Elkhorn. Hours are Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; extended hours to 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday; and on the third Saturday 10 a.m. to ...
The Cobb County Genealogical Society will host a seminar on “Using DNA in Your Genealogy.” The one-day event, scheduled for April 21, is geared toward beginners, as well as those who already have taken a DNA test and gotten results, but don't know what to do next. The seminar will be held at the ...
TULSA – The Cherokee Family Research Center is hosting a genealogy seminar on April 14 at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art at 2021 E. 71st St. Led by an experienced, professional genealogist, participants will learn how to begin their ancestry search and discover various resources available to ...
Donald Trump's presidential campaign, a pseudo-populist movement with a distasteful subtext of racism and xenophobia, has given rise to an unfortunate wave of white nationalism. Trump's Make America Great Again message is understood by some to mean Make America White Again. But the majority of ...
The next meeting of the Butler County Genealogical Society will be this week at the Butler Public Library. On Tuesday, the society will meet in the meeting room on the lower floor of the library at 6:15pm. A presentation and discussion about DNA testing, finding genealogical information, and family history ...
In this program, she will highlight the “Big Three” of the library's genealogy databases: Ancestry.com; Fold3; and Heritage Quest. But these are not all the sources MLS has for genealogists! In addition, she will discuss several other genealogical/historical databases to help you in uncovering your ancestors ...
PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogical Society will offer free genealogical help sessions by appointment on Saturday, March 24. Two experienced Genealogical Society volunteers are eager to assist individuals that day wherever they are in their family research, whether they are entirely new to ...
SEQUIM — Janet O'Conor Camarata is the featured speaker at the Genealogical Society of Clallam County's spring seminar “Location, Location, Location!” scheduled for Saturday. The lecture will be at the Dungeness School House, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The ...
After a successful search, a new plan is created, and these lead to an organized search that pays real dividends in an accurate and sourced genealogy. Popular returning speaker Kim von Aspern-Parker will provide inspiration, instruction, and excellent examples of effective research plans for genealogy ...
The goals of GSMCT are to promote interest in genealogy and ancestor histories, and to encourage and instruct members in genealogical research through careful documentation and the maintenance of genealogical standards. For additional information and membership details, please contact William ...
Family Tree Magazine has created some helpful genealogy forms that can help researchers keep track of important data. Visit 61 Free Genealogy Forms, at https://tinyurl.com/ybgvo96m. CyndisList (www.cyndislist.com) is a good place to look for links to anything genealogical including “free stuff.” Her links ...
The Missouri State Genealogical Association President Timothy D. Dollens spoke to the members of the West-Central Missouri Genealogical Society during its meeting on Monday, Feb. 26. Dollens spoke on "Missouri, The Spoiled Brats of Genealogy." His talk consisted of a survey of the many resources ...
The Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Branch Library Meeting Room, 224 Church St. Guest speaker Dave Osterhoudt will discuss Family Tree Maker 2017. Specifically, the talk will cover this new version of genealogy software including syncing with ...
Erlich and his team built their family tree using information pulled from the genealogy website Geni.com (Erlich is now the chief science officer at ... It's time-consuming and difficult to build comprehensive genealogies by hand, Erlich says, which is why the crowd-sourced information was so valuable.
For the past few months, Stevenson has been digging into her genealogy to find the answer. To help on the pursuit of the past, she attended the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society conference at the Park Town Hotel in Saskatoon. “The thing with genealogy is it's a never-ending thing. When people stop ...
Ever since DNA testing has enabled companies such as Ancestry.com to help people run a genealogical search and learn about their genetic roots, there has been a sharp surge in interest in genealogy. How does someone go about searching for their ancestors, and what can they expect to turn up?


 

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