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September 7, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

1385 Mendota Heights Road, Ste 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10am - 12pm

Southern Poland DVD & Overview

Join PGS-MN member John Rys as he introduces us to the former Austrian partition of Poland, Galicia. He will provide an overview to the important “Geographic Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and Other Slavonic Countries” [Słownik Geograficzny Królestowa Polskiego 1880-1902]. Finally, John will let us view his search for church records in Southern Polish villages.

Recommended cost: $2 for members / $5 for non-members
More information at http://www.pgsmn.org


September 14, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:30am-Noon

Magic: Using Griffiths Valuation and Google Earth to Locate Irish Origins and Locations

Instructor: Fern Wilcox

Griffith's Valuation of Ireland: There's more than names to be found for mid-19th century Ireland and it is all online and free, and using Google maps we can view our ancestors' actual neighborhoods. Learn how to use Griffith's information to find relations in the 1901 and 1911 Ireland census. $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome!! Register in the Store at [http://www.irishgenealogical.org]


September 21, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11:30am-1:00pm

Irish Genealogy 101 - Let's Start at the Beginning: Getting Started with your Irish Genealogy

Instructor: Tom Rice, CG

Introduction to the key tools for finding your ancestors in Ireland: most important record types, Irish geographic terms, Irish names, key Irish genealogy websites and books. $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome!! Register in the Store at [http://www.Irishgenealogical.org]


October 4-5, 2019 - Plymouth, MN - Genealogical Society of Minnesota

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
Plymouth, MN

12th Annual North Star Genealogy Conference
Featuring
John Philip Colletta, Ph.D.,
one of genealogy’s favorite story-tellers.

Dr. Colletta will present 5 plenary sessions at the conference:

Assembling and Writing a Narrative Family History
Private Archives: What They Are and How to Use Them
Passenger Arrival Records, 1820-1930s: Source and Strategies for Challenging Cases
The 17,000,000 Stories of Ellis Island: What’s Fact? What’s Myth?
Only a Few Bones: Case Studies in Assembling Sources to Reconstruct Real-Life Events

Information and early registration at http://mngs.org


October 5, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

1385 Mendota Heights Road, Ste 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10am - 12pm

Genealogy Successes & Brick Walls

Bring your genealogy successes and brick walls to share with other PGS-MN members! We’ll discuss successes in finding your genealogy family, share websites and other useful sources in Polish genealogy, and brick walls we may be encountering.

Join us for this workshop and insightful discussion!

Recommended cost: $2 for members / $5 for non-members
More information at http://www.pgsmn.org


October 12, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:30am-Noon

Brick Walls

Instructor: Audrey Leonard

Facing a brick wall in your research??? Let Audrey help you climb over them. Bring your questions/problems/at a loss/where to look next questions Learn from her and the other questions. $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome!! Register in the Store at [http://www.irishgenealogical.org]


October 19, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:30am-1:00pm

Irish Census Alternatives: The Information Was Not All Destroyed!

Instructor: Audrey Leonard

Irish census records, what has been destroyed and what is available to fill-in the gaps. Essential for all Irish genealogists! $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome!! Register in the Store at [http://www.irishgenealogical.org]


October 19, 2019 - Edina, MN - Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

Colonial Church of Edina
6200 Colonial Way
Edina, MN

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fall Conference

Saturday, October 19

Speaker: Geoffrey Fröberg Morris
Topics:
1. Probate Laws and Records
This presentation discusses the background of these records to help us understand the reading of these documents.
2. Mantalslängder
This presentation is focused on using the mantalslångder effectively, and strategy tips.
3. Court Records: Domböcker and Småprotokol
This presentation will show how to search the court minutes by knowing what is in the records and how they are organized.
4. Figure out Swedish place names:
This 12 step process presentation will help us to figure out Swedish place names - what they are and where they are.

Geoffrey works for FamilySearch at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. He is the co-founder of The Swedish Genealogy Guide, and is the editor of Swedish American Genealogist. He has authored hundreds of pages into the FamilySearch Wiki, and is a presenter at many conferences.

More information and early registration at http://sgsmn.org


November 2, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

1385 Mendota Heights Road, Ste 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10am - 12pm

Genealogy Software

Where do you store all your genealogy research? In addition to online websites, there are some robust software programs specifically for genealogy. Phil, from Family Tree Maker group at the Minnesota Genealogical Society, will present an overview of Family Tree Maker software, followed by a presentation from PGS-MN member Heather with an overview of Roots Magic.

Recommended cost: $2 for members / $5 for non-members
More information at http://www.pgsmn.org


November 9, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:30am-Noon

Finding an Irish Immigrant's Place of Origin

Instructor: Tom Rice, CG

What are the best strategies and sources to uncover this most important key to extending a lineage back to the birthplace in the mother country? So exactly where did YOUR people come from in Ireland? Let's find out together! $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome! Register in the Store at [http://www.irishgenealogical.org]


November 16, 2019 - Mendota Heights, MN - Irish Genealogical Society International

Library and Research Center
1385 Mendota Heights Road, STE 100
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:30am-1:00pm

Finding Overseas Ancestors

Instructor: Lois Abromitis Mackin, PhD

Most of our ancestors came here from overseas, and often we don't know their place of origin. This talk shows how to find your ancestor's village or place of origin in American records, including emigration and immigration passenger lists and naturalization records. $15 IGSI members; $20 non-members. Walk-ins welcome! Register in the Store at [http://www.irishgenealogical.org]



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