LCGS Virtual Membership Meetings
 
Thursday, May 20, 2021
 
Google Search Strategies for Common Surnames
by Lisa Louise Cookeof Genealogy Gems
 
Discover tips and tricks to find your ancestors with common
surnames and surnames that double as common words in the English
language with Google.  Learn how to weed out irrelevant search
results to save time and get to what you want faster. 
Then save and automate your searches to run for you!
You’ll not only improve your searches, but also improve the
chances that the information you post online will be found by
other genealogists facilitating collaboration!
 
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually. 
 
You must pre-register to attend:
 
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
an “invitation” and information/link for joining the virtual meeting/webinar.
About 10 minutes before our meeting click on the invitation link.
We will join you at the time of the meeting and will then
proceed with our scheduled presentation.
 
 
 
Thursday, June 17, 2021
 
Introduction to GEDMatch 
by Drew Smith
 
 
 
Thursday, July 15, 2021
 
Researching, Writing and Publishing Your Family Legacy 
by Judy Billingsley
 
 
 
Thursday, August 19, 2021
 
Ancestry.com Tips and Tricks 
by Vrinda Albrecht
 
 
 
Thursday, September 16, 2021
 
The Ethical Genealogist 
by Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL
 
 
 
Thursday, October 21, 2021
 
ABC Strategies for Working with DNA Matches
by Diahan Southard
 
 
 
Thursday, November 18, 2021
 
Prospecting for Family History in Unexpected Places
by Annette Burke Lyttle
 
 
 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
 
DNA: What to Expect When You're Testing
by Janeen Bjor


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