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Swedish Genealogy Weekend in Lindsborg, Kansas

The following was received from my friend, Kathy Meade: Saturday, September 26th & Sunday, September 27th, Lindsborg, Kansas, “Little Sweden” USA Join us for a Swedish genealogy weekend in Lindsborg, led by six genealogists from Sweden and three American Swedish genealogy experts! Genealogists from Sweden will present informative sessions for both beginning and experienced researchers. […]

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The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for September 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach others family history techniques. Sep 3 – 11:00 A.M. British Resources on findmypast 1:00 P.M. British Resources on Ancestry.com Sep 5 – 1:00 P.M. Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch.org Sep 10 – 1:00 […]

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The Northwest Genealogy Conference – August 13-15

The following is from the August 5, 2015 North County Outlook: The second annual Northwest Genealogy Conference, one of, if not the only northwestern genealogy conference, will again be held in Arlington this August. The conference, which runs from Aug. 13 to 15 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, was started as an opportunity to […]

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PMC 2016 – Call for Speakers – Deadline 13 September 2015

The following is from APG: The Association of Professional Genealogists will hold the 18th annual APG Professional Management Conference on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 22–24 September 2016, at the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. CALL FOR SPEAKERS APG is now accepting presentation and workshop proposals for the 2016 APG Professional Management Conference. […]

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The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for August 2015

I just got the list of FamilySearch classes for August. Some of the classes are webinars. According to Paul Nauta, the following steps can be taken to do the webinars: Webinars can be accessed by going to FamilySearch.org; click on Search; select Wiki. Type Family History Library and choose the top entry. Click on 2.2 […]

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RootsTech Innovator Showdown with $100,000 in Prizes!

The following announcement is from RootsTech: FamilySearch International is looking for the next big social and mobile application that will influence not only an industry worth billions, but also generations of families—past, present, and future! Held in conjunction with RootsTech, happening February 3–6, 2016, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, […]

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Cal For Papers for the OGS Monthly Webinar Series 2016

The following Call for Papers was received from the Ontario Genealogical Society: The Ontario Genealogical Society is now accepting proposals for the OGS Monthly Webinar Series 2016. We are looking for interesting one-hour webinar presentations. *Topics of interest* We invite proposals on a wide range of topics, in particular: Ontario-specific topics (laws, records, land, history, […]

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Family History Library Announces Free Webinar Classes for July 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach others family history techniques. July 2 – 7:00 P.M. Danish Church Records: Feast Days Webinar. July 9 – 6:00 P.M. United States Naturalization Webinar. July 13-17 – Wales Research Series Webinars will be held […]

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SLIG 2016 Registration Opens June 20, 9:00 am MDT

SLIG Registration opens on June 20! The following is from UGA: SLIG 2016 offers an amazing line-up of courses and instructors. Feel free to peruse, consider, and compare, but if you want a seat in those classes that fill quickly, sign up and mark your calendar. http://ugagenealogy.org/aem.php?lv=p&epg=87 Courses include: Intermediate U.S. Records and Research, Part […]

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Ohio Chapter of Palatines to America 2015 Fall Seminar Announced

The following information on the Ohio Chapter of Palatines to America Fall Seminar was just received: FOLLOW THE PIONEERS: LEAVING GERMANY TO ADJUSTING IN THE NEW WORLD Saturday, October 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio Featured Speaker is Marianne Wokeck, native German […]

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Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research Announces Courses Running Now Through November

The following is from the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research: RALEIGH, North Carolina: Registration is currently open for six courses offered by the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. “We are very excited about these new courses, covering genetic genealogy; English, German and Native American research; and U.S. federal land and Revolutionary War records,” said co-administrator […]

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Free Live Streaming Sessions from The 46th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree

The upcoming SCGS Genealogy Jamboree promises to be better than ever! Bill Dollarhide and I look forward to seeing many of you there. We will be working in exhibit booths 706-709 (the same area as last year). The following information is from SCGS: Following is the schedule for the FREE live streaming from the 46th […]

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On the Way Home from the NGS Conference

Bill Dollarhide and I are currently on the road heading back to Orting, Washington, having spent much of last week at the NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri. On Sunday we drove from St. Charles to Fort Collins, Colorado. This morning we are meeting with my neice and cousin, then going to see my sister, […]

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The NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri

Bill Dollarhide and I drove about 2200 miles to arrive in St. Charles, Missouri just in time to set up as a booth in the exhibit hall at the NGS conference. Family Roots Publishing has only one booth this year, exhibiting mostly our books – Hansen’s German Map Guide books, Minert’s German Place Name Indexes, […]

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Texas State Genealogical Society 2015 Family History Conference

The following announcement is from the Texas State Genealogical Society: TSGS is excited to announce its 2015 Family History Conference will be Oct 30—Nov 1, 2015 in Austin, Texas, and everyone is invited! This three day event will include wonderful research opportunities, insightful family history sessions for all skill levels, and a full exhibit hall. […]

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