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ONLINE RESOURCES FOR WANNABE GENEALOGISTS

The PC Users Group of Connecticut meeting, June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Trumbull Public LIbrary, 33 Quality Street, Trumbull, CT 06611

Join TV Researcher and Genealogy teacher Janeen Bjork for a review of the best websites for Genealogy research.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Group

July 7, 2018 (Saturday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

The Genealogy Group of the Welsh Society of Western New England (http://welshwne.org) meets monthly to learn how to research Welsh roots. Come for the day or part thereof. Bring your family tree and a lunch dish to share. (NOTE: Not meeting in August 2018)

Today is DIGITAL DAY. Bring your old photos and documents and learn how to scan to your computer and family tree.

Members $5 donation. Guests $10.
RSVP to moc.liamg|ENWhsleW#moc.liamg|ENWhsleW, location provided at that time.


Discover FamilySearch.org, Saturday, July 7, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ancestry Society and the Danbury Public Library

Looking for free access to genealogy webinars, free how-to guides for local research, free original records and more? FamilySearch.org is a valuable resource for genealogical research that can be challenging to use. Join us at Danbury Public Library and learn how to navigate FamilySearch and get the most out of your research. The program will be presented by Connecticut genealogical researcher, teacher, and French-to-English translator Bryna O’Sullivan. The program is free and open to the public. All are welcome. For more information about CT Ancestry Society: http://www.connecticutancestry.org.

Danbury Public Library
170 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810


DNA BOOTCAMPS

CSG Library at 175 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT.

Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters and Thomas MacEntee have teamed up to produce a series of genealogical educational events called DNA Boot Camps which will be presented as Webinars on Thursday evenings, July 12th, July 19th, July 26th, August 2nd, August 9th & August 16th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Connecticut Society of Genealogists' Library, 175 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT
~ Open to the Public ~
Contact CSG at 860-569-0002 or gro.cnigsc|cnigsc#gro.cnigsc|cnigsc by July 9th to pre-register.

Units include:
Getting Started with DNA and Genealogy
— Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy Research (90 min. webinar)
— Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy Research (90 min. webinar)
Additional DNA Tools and Concepts
— GEDMatch-Powerful Tools for Analyzing DNA Results and Finding
— New DNA Matches (90 min. webinar)
— Using Y-DNA, Mitochondrial DNA, and X-DNA for Genealogy Research (90 minute webinar)
Interpreting your AncestryDNA Results
— AncestryDNA (90 min. webinar)
— AncestryDNA Hands-on Exercise (90 min. webinar)
Interpreting Your FTDNA and 23andMe Results
— Family Tree DNA (90 min. webinar)
— 23andMe (90 min. webinar)
Solving Family Mysteries with DNA
— Mirror Trees (90 min. webinar)
— Best Tools for Researching Difficult DNA Matches (90 min. webinar)
— Finding Birth Families Using DNA
— Using DNA for Adoption & Unknown Parentage Work (90 min. webinar)
— Adoption & Unknown Parentage Case Studies (90 min. webinar)


Find Your Family in Online Newspapers

July 26 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, CT 06488

TV Researcher and Genealogy Teacher Janeen Bjork will begin her presentation with a brief lesson on OCR (optical character recognition), the technology that makes newspaper searchable online. Then she'll show best practices for finding the stories that may be hidden by searching by names. She'll conclude with a comparison of some of her favorite resources for finding newspapers online.

The program is free and open to the public.


"S.O.S: Save, Organize, Share"

September 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Connecticut Society of Genealogists' Library, 175 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT

This presentation by Tammy Kirby will include ways to save all your photo memories, from printed to digital, looking at different options that are out there for saving your photos and the 10 questions you should ask yourself when looking for photo solutions that work best you. The program is FREE and open to the public. www.csginc.org or 860-569-0002.


Welsh Society of Western New England’s Genealogy Group

September 26, 2018 (Wednesday), 10:15 - 5:00 PM, Glastonbury, CT

The Genealogy Group of the Welsh Society of Western New England (http://welshwne.org) meets monthly to learn how to research Welsh roots. Come for the day or part thereof. Bring your family tree and a lunch dish to share.

Workshop may include a 12 noon-1PM presentation on a genealogy topic..

Members $5 donation. Guests $10.
RSVP to moc.liamg|ENWhsleW#moc.liamg|ENWhsleW, location provided at that time.


Discover Your Past While in Your Bunny Slippers!

October 20, 2018
Four Points-Sheraton, 275 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT

Don't miss the Connecticut Society of Genealogists' Annual Seminar “Researching at 3 a.m.” All are welcome; pre-registration required. More details will be forthcoming. www.csginc.org or 860-569-0002.


Researching Your Jewish Ancestors

November 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Connecticut Society of Genealogists' Library, 175 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT

Join us as Linda Carlson presents "Getting Started With Jewish Genealogy." The event co-sponsored by Kehilat Chaverim and is FREE and Open to the Public. More details will be forthcoming. www.csginc.org or 860-569-0002.



This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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