Category Archives: Educational Opportunity

Genealogical Forum of Oregon Fall Seminar

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It won’t be long until the 2019 GFO Fall Seminar, featuring Fritz Juengling, Ph.D., AG! This will be an exceptional educational opportunity that we are exited to bring to our membership and the community at large. Dr. Juengling is an Accredited Genealogist® (through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists) for Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Sweden, and he is certified by the Verband deutschsprachiger Berufsgenealogen. He is also a German, Dutch, and Scandinavian Research Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The full-day session on Saturday, October 5th, will be held at the Center for Self Enhancement (3920 N. Kerby Ave., Portland) and will focus on German Research, while the half-day presentation at the GFO Library on Sunday, October 6th, will provide an introduction to Dutch research. Download the flyer for full details. Mark your calendar, spread the word, and register early!

Family Tree Webinars

During the next week on Family Tree Webinars, the three classes available for free are:

The Basics of Land Platting, Pt.1, presented by: Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Ten Tools for Genealogical Writing, presented by Harold Henderson, CG

and

Bullet Journaling for Genealogy by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG

For more information and to register go to Family Tree Webinars website.

 

Family Tree Webinars this week

This week Family Tree Webinars is offering webinars on Google Photos; DNA, Genealogy and Privacy; and Finding Families in New Zealand.  As usual, these webinars are offered live and then as a recording for a week and are free.  If you are a member of Family Tree Webinars, you can also download the syllabus for each class.  Visit the Family Tree Webinars website for more information and to register. I have watched several of the Family Tree Webinars and they have all been very well done.  Don’t miss this free educational opportunity.

Upcoming Events

We are entering genealogy spring seminar season and societies all around the Puget Sound are scheduling seminars. We have a number of listings on the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society webpage listed under events.  If you know of any that I have missed, please email the information to me at info@stillygen.org and I will try to get it posted ASAP.

 

~Pam

Organized Research From Cradle to Grave

Lori Lee Sauber of LSquared Innovations will be the speaker at Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Societies March meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  During her lecture she will provide A to Z guidance for managing a genealogical research project.  The presentation will be at 1 pm and will be held at the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society library at 6111 188th Pl NE, Arlington, WA.  The presentation is free and open to the public.

Germans From Russia

The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society along with the Burlington Public Library are hosting well known speaker, David Obee.  He will be giving the presentation: Germans From Russia: Placing Our Ancestors in Historical Context.  The presentation will be Saturday, January 12th from 1 – 3 pm at the Burlington Public Library at 820 E. Washington, Burlington, WA.