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August 20, 2019 - Portland, Oregon

GFO Beginners' Boot Camp

Join Laurel Smith at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon for a day of beginning genealogy. There will be sessions about the census, vital records, immigration and naturalization, discussions about genealogy software and database use, organizing your research and more — all geared toward beginners. Bring a sack lunch so the discussion can continue while we eat.

GFO members may attend for free, non-members $20.

Participants must register online by June 6. A link to the class notes will be emailed on Sat., June 8.

Register here: https://gfo.org/learn/beginners-boot-camp.html

September 8, 2019 - Portland, Oregon

Using Subscription Newspaper Websites at the GFO Library: Half-Day Workshop

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon presents Janice Sellers who will help you tap into two excellent newspaper databases which are offered at the GFO.

Newspapers can provide information about births, deaths, marriages, moves, business, naturalizations, court cases, and more. The GFO provides access to several newspaper subscription sites, plus additional databases. This class gives an overview of what is available and techniques to help improve your chances of finding information about your relatives.

Janice is a professional genealogist who specializes in forensic, Jewish, black and newspaper research. She has a B.A. in French with minors in Spanish and Russian, has been the editor of five genealogical periodicals, and has presented talks on genealogy and family history at local, regional, state, and national events.

Advance registration is required online: https://gfo.org/learn/newspaper-workshop.html

October 5-6, 2019 - Portland, Oregon

Fall Seminar: Deutsche & Dutch - Genealogy on the North Sea

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon is pleased to be able to bring Fritz Juengling to Portland for two days of classes.

Come learn about German and Dutch family research at this two-day event. Register for one day or for both days.

Saturday Class Descriptions:

  • German Phonetics
  • German Names: Their Origins, Meanings and Distribution
  • FamilySearch for German Genealogy
  • Beyond the Obvious: Practical and Social Reasons for Emigration to America

Sunday Class Descriptions

  • Beginning Dutch Research
  • Dutch Names: Sorting through Patronyms, Tussenvoegsel and More

Advance registration is required online: https://gfo.org/learn/fall-seminar-2019.html

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

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