LCGS 2021 Virtual Membership Meetings
 
 
Saturday, July 10, 2021
 
Long Distance Research
by Bryan Mulcahy
Locating genealogical information about ancestors presents many challenges.
When you live hundreds or thousands of miles from their place of residence,
it sometimes feels impossible. This seminar will focus on options that researchers
may use when trying to conduct genealogical searches in other parts
of the United States and overseas.
 
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, July 15, 2021
 
Researching, Writing and Publishing Your Family Legacy 
by Judy Billingsley
This presentation will share Judy’s life journey to find her roots through
the USA and International research. In order for Judy to overcome her childhood, she wrote a self-help book called “Too Brown To Keep - A Search for Love, Forgiveness and Healing”.
 
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, 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 Bjork


Facts and Tips
Researchers should consult area histories to determine which calendar - Julian or Gregorian - was being used during a specific time period.
[Calendars]

You are going to be collecting many papers and documents and you will need to determine what method of keeping track of your information works best for you. Some
[Basic Information]

Visit the cemetery and take a picture of the tombstone. Check the obituaries in that time frame.
[Church Records]

Military Pension or Veteran Records reveal payments or benefits given to retired soldiers. However, not every veteran received or applied for a pension.
[Military]

Book to consider for your personal genealogy reference library: The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America - any edition.
[Books]

Amazon
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