Upcoming

Speaking Engagements:

 

Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Description: “Google for Genealogists”. Learn how to search for your ancestors using Google. You will learn how to construct searches tailored to look for your ancestors on the web.
Place: Howard County Genealogical Society, Columbia, MD. For details, see their website. It’s “Bring A Friend” Night!

 

 

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description: “Using Genealogy Timelines!”. Have you heard that timelines help you solve your genealogical problems? In this class you will build timelines on paper, in Excel and in Powerpoint. Being information for a favorite ancestor, or just use yourself.
Place: Odenton Regional Library (formerly West County Library), Odenton, MD. Free, but registration is required, 410-222-6277. Registration begins 5 September 2017. Directions to the Library are on their website.
Hint: The timeline class has a small part that uses Excel and PowerPoint. If you want to brush up on those skills, check out your public library for resources. For Anne Arundel County residents, you can attend classes to learn about this software, or schedule one-on-one sessions.

 

 

Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm
Place: Baltimore County Genealogical Society
Description: “Researching Your WWI U.S. Army Ancestors”.  This  year marks the centennial of U.S. involvement in the War to End All Wars (World War I). Learn more about the military service of your doughboy ancestors using online databases, repositories, social networking and other resources. Get ideas for sharing what you learn.
Place: Information is available on their website.

 

 

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: Montgomery County Genealogy Club
Description: “Researching Your WWI U.S. Army Ancestors”.  This  year marks the centennial of U.S. involvement in the War to End All Wars (World War I). Learn more about the military service of your doughboy ancestors using online databases, repositories, social networking and other resources. Get ideas for sharing what you learn.
Place: Information is available on their website.

 

 

Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017
Description: Baltimore Family History Workshop.
Place: The Baltimore Family History Workshop. The Workshop is free, but registration is required. For more details, visit the The Baltimore Family History Workshop.
Description: “Family History in Newspapers”. Explore the use of newspapers to expand your research. Learn how to find the publications available, with emphasis on some online resources.
Description: “Ancestors in the US Military: Online and in Military Archives”. Learn how to use online resources to locate information about your ancestors’ US Military service. The discussion will include information about how to use military archives in your research.

 

 

Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Place: The Friends of the Virginia Room at city of Fairfax Regional Library
Description: “Getting the Most out of Google”. Learn how to search for your ancestors using Google. You will learn how to construct searches tailored to look for your ancestors on the web.

 

 

Date: Saturday, 28 October 2017
Time:
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Description: Genealogy Fair.
Place: Odenton Regional Library (formerly West County Library), Odenton, MD.  Directions to the Library are on their website. Stay tuned for more details.

 

 

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Description: “Genealogy: Using FamilySearch”. Learn to use the resources available at Familysearch to further your genealogical research. The Class will cover searching, browsing, and learning at the FamilySearch website. Bring a USB key to save your finds.
Place: Glen Burnie Regional Library, Glen Burnie, MD. Free, no registration is required. Directions to the Library are on their website.

 

 

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2017
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Description: “Researching Your U.S. Army WWI Ancestors”. FxGS Education Program. This class will show you how you can learn about the military service of your U.S. WWI Army ancestors using archives, online websites, social networking and other resources. You will discover what is available to put your soldier’s service into historical and personal context. The class also suggests ways to share what you find with others.
Place: Fairfax Genealogical Society.  For more details, visit the Fairfax Genealogical Society Events webpage.

 

 

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