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March 7-9, 2017, San Antonio, Texas

6th Forensic Genealogy Institute

Menger Hotel
204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel. 210-223-4361

Don’t miss an opportunity to participate in the only institute specifically designed for those interested in the field of forensic genealogy. This year two tracks will be offered — for the first time — by two of the best genealogists in the industry. Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL, co-author of the first workbook for genetic genealogy, Genetic Genealogy in Practice, and the innovator who brought week-long DNA courses to genealogy institutes in 2014, will offer a three-day workshop Applying Genetic Genealogy to a Forensic Specialty. Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL, a.k.a. The Legal Genealogist, will offer a brand new course that forensic genealogists won’t want to miss, Becoming an Expert: Law and the Forensic Genealogist.

Welcome reception on Monday March 6
Banquet on Wednesday March 8

Registration is now open
For more information, and to sign-up now, visit http://www.forensicgenealogists.org/institute



WILLIAMSON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

"GENEALOGY SATURDAY"
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

First United Methodist Church
1004 North Mays
Round Rock, TX 78665

Featuring:
D. JOSHUA TAYLOR, M.A., M.L.S.

Includes morning snacks, lunch, & door prizes

D. Joshua Taylor is a host of the PBS series "Genealogy Roadshow" and a Featured Genealogist on "Who Do You Think You Are?," as well as President of NY Genealogical & Biographical Society and former President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

Topics for the day include:

  • On and Off the Net
  • Evaluating and Documenting
  • Vanity Sketches
  • New Tools and Ideas

Early-bird registration for WCGS Members is $50. Non-WCGS members is $55.
After Feb. 25, 2017 ALL Registrations are $60.00.

http://www.williamsontxgenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=33 More Information]



Genealogical Society of Kendall County, Texas announces the

13th Annual Hill Country Family History Seminar

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Guest Speaker - Dr. Michael Lacopo

Kronkosky Place, 17 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne, TX 78006

Back By Popular Demand!

Dr. Michael Lacopo was born and raised in northern Indiana. He started doing genealogical research as a hobby in 1980 to verify family stories he had always heard. In 1991 Michael completed his doctorate in veterinary medicine. In 2013, he retired from his medical career to pursue genealogical research as a full-time profession. Michael has contributed to numerous periodicals and is a popular and respected speaker both nationally and internationally. His interests and strengths include Mennonite and European research. You can follow Michael’s research adventures at his blog at Roots4U.blogspot.com.

After and exciting and successful seminar in 2016, the seminar participants voted to have Dr. Lacopo return in 2017, and he graciously accepted. We are looking forward to another day of engaging presentations. Breakfast, snacks, and lunch are included in the registration fee, and door prizes will be handed out during the day. We will have an Open House Meet and Greet the night before the seminar at The Family History Place that is free for all seminar registrants.

Topics:
1. Incorporating Social History into your Research
2. Using Tax Records for genealogical Problem Solving
3. I've had my DNA Tested…Now What?
4. Using Internet Indexes and Search Engines: Navigating the Pitfalls of the Digital Age to find your Ancestors

Registration is now open
For more information, and to sign-up now, visit http://gskctx.org/cpage.php?pt=66



April 28 and 29th, 2017 - Austin Genealogical Society Annual Seminar

AGS 2017 Seminar features master genealogist Thomas W.Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, in two workshops and one day-long seminar.

One of the top genealogists in the U.S., Thomas W. Jones is known for his personal genealogy and writing, his masterful texts (considered genealogy requirements), and his teaching abilities. Join Thomas and Austin genealogists for two days of learning to jumpstart solutions to your genealogical mysteries.

April 28 - Friday afternoon - Workshops: 1:00 - 2:15 p.m., "Census, Census-Substitute, and Name-List Strategies: Analysis, Interpretation, and Correlation." and 2:45-4:00 p.m., "Correlating Sources, Information, and Evidence to Solve Genealogical Problems." (Workshop registration is available to members only until March 15.)

April 29 - Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thomas will cover four significant topics: "Using Autosomal DNA to Solve a Family Mystery," "Creating a Family History of Lasting Value," "Finding 'Unfindable' Ancestors," and "Five Proven Techniques for Finding Your Ancestor's European Origin"

Registration includes gift bag for first 100 to register, light breakfast & beverages, and DOOR PRIZES. Optional box lunch can be ordered with registration (no later than April 22.)

http://www.austintxgensoc.org/seminar/ Check the AGS website for more information and to register:




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