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 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

Facts and Tips
Review and evaluate. Are there facts that don't fit or are missing? Go back and review and re-evaluate.
[Basic Information]

Wikis are not databases of ancestors' names, photos, family stories, or pedigrees.

Make it a habit to back up your genealogy software program regularly and use multiple options, i.e. genealogy program backup function to flash drives, external drives, and cloud services.
[Genealogy Software]

Use land records to separate two persons of the same name in the same community.
[Land Records]

Final papers are the Petition for Citizenship with supporting affidavits filed by an alien in court.

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