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Sept. 10, 2019 - Thomaston, ME

The Thomaston Historical Society welcomes Helen Shaw for a free program on genealogy Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Watts Hall, 174 Main St.

Shaw will talk about ways of tracing and documenting one's family history, with interesting stories from her experiences. She is a former president of the Maine Genealogical Society, a legislative liaison for the Maine Old Cemetery Association, and Maine’s liaison to the Records Preservation and Access Committee. She has been doing family history for more than 40 years and is the keeper of her family’s documents and artifacts. Her particular areas of genealogical interest and expertise include the federal census and cemeteries.

The building opens at 7 p.m. for socializing and light refreshments.

September 14, 2019 - Fireside Inn & Suites, Portland, Maine - Maine Genealogical Society Fall Annual Meeting and Conference

Karen Stanbary, CG: DNA Ethics and Surprising Results
Patricia Hobbs, CG: Problem Solving with DNA: Case Studies

Registration: $80

The Maine Genealogical Society, in partnership with the Maine Historical Society, presents a two day DNA themed research weekend in Portland, Maine.
Sessions include:

  • A Roadmap to Solving Genealogical Problems with Autosomal DNA, Part 1 (Patricia Hobbs)
  • DNA Company Testing Tools (Karen Stanbury)
  • DNA in Native American Research – An Intermediate Discussion (Nancy Lecompte)
  • A Roadmap to Solving Genealogical Problems with Autosomal DNA, Part 2 (Patricia Hobbs)
  • Common Mistakes with DNA (Karen Stanbary)
  • Overlooked X Chromosome Matches (Helen Shaw)

Anyone who registers before August 20 will be entered into a drawing with the first prize is a DNA kit from My Heritage.

For more information and to register go to

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

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