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
A Gazetteer is a geographical dictionary.
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"PEDIGREE COLLAPSE" is caused by cousins marrying cousins - the intentional mating between close cousins and random mating between distant ones who don't even know they are related.
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Fuzzy searches may be done using the tilde “ ~ ” symbol searching for a term similar in spelling to a name, location or word. For example: smith~
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Online searches - The order you put your search words affects the responses you get.
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Don't forget to include research on your ancestors' siblings.
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