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Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Library of Virginia
VIRGINIA FAMILY HISTORY DAY
DNA Made Clear: Growing Your Family Tree with Genetic Genealogy
Place: Lecture Hall & Conference Rooms
Cost: $35 ($12 for optional lunch)
Preregistration required: https://DNAmadeclear.eventbrite.com

Join us for an exciting day of family history exploration and networking. This one-day conference features keynote speaker Judy G. Russell—"the legal genealogist"—and nationally recognized genealogy experts Bernice A. Bennett, Shannon Christmas, Rachel Unkefer, and Shannon Combs-Bennett. Presenters will help us explore how DNA can be used to trace our family trees, including presentations on terminology and DNA interpretation for beginners, and chromosome mapping and DNA painting for more experienced genealogists.

The Library of Virginia hosts this second annual Family History Day conference in collaboration with the Virginia chapters of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc., the Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society, and the Richmond-area congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with support from FamilySearch. For more information, contact vog.ainigriv.avl|ttayw.enirehtac#vog.ainigriv.avl|ttayw.enirehtac or 804.692.3999.

Library of Virginia | 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219 | http://www.lva.virginia.gov


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

IRISH GENEALOGY SIG. TOPIC: TBD!

Place: Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Salem Church Branch Rooms 3 & 4
2607 Salem Church Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Phone: (540) 372-1144

We are a group of Irish Decent, who are searching for our Ancestors (or Leprechauns, as so many seem to be)! We generally try to have a topic of research, or some other Topic germane to Irish Ancestry and also discuss our brick walls and/or Successes!


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

DNA SIG

PLACE: Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Salem Church Branch - Rooms 3 & 4
2607 Salem Church Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Phone: (540) 372-1144

A group who meets to discuss various aspects of DNA testing and researching ancestors using DNA! PRECEDES MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Place: Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Salem Church Branch
2607 Salem Church Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Phone: (540) 372-1144

SPEAKER: ZANN NELSON, Historical Investigator, Writer, Public Speaker and Owner of "History Quest"
TOPIC: AFRICAN - AMERICANS BEFORE & AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

Zann will present findings based on her 30+ years researching African American history in the Piedmont region of Virginia. The power point presentation will offer a special focus on the Wilderness area and will include examples of resources utilized. Case studies are inlcuded to demonstrate the research methodology and authenticate the stories.



Friday, September 21, 2018 | 9:30 AM–12:30 PM

Library of Virginia
AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction–World War I
Place: Conference Rooms
Cost: $15 ($10 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required: https://libraryofvirginiaafricanamericangenealogy2018.eventbrite.com

This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African American genealogy. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs covers topics such as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; population schedules from the federal census; newspapers; and records for elections, educational institutions, businesses, and organizations. For more information, contact vog.ainigriv.avl|ttayw.enirehtac#vog.ainigriv.avl|ttayw.enirehtac or 804.692.3999.

Library of Virginia | 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219 | http://www.lva.virginia.gov


OCTOBER 13, 2018 12 PM - 5 PM

Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA
Genealogy Seminar: "EXPLORE YOUR FAMILY HISTORY"

No Charge, but Pre-registration is required

~SAVE THE DATE~ We are slated to have 6 speakers on various genealogical topics, as well as information about out Society. Please check back, as I will be updating the Page as more information becomes available.



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