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Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Tuesday, October 6
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Video Conferencing from Home
Your Host, Stan Wells will be demonstrating how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM).  This is a series in which we systematically peruse the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide to get the most from FTM.
 
This week we will present Chapters 7 & 8:
   Chapter 7 - Using Maps
   Chaper 8 - Researching your tree online
 
We will continue through the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide chapter by chapter until we complete all chapters, then start over.
I plan to spend the first hour demonstrating and then take any questions or issues that you are having.


How to Start Family History research: Class 1 of 2
Wednesday, October 7
How to Start Family History research: Class 1 of 2  (Beginners Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

CLASS 1

Learn how to start family history research. You will use whatever data you have collected on your family to begin your search.   In this class you will learn how to compile information, organize your research and look for more leads for family members: where they came from and how you got to where you are today. There are 2 classes two weeks apart, and both are a must.  Learn how to source your work.   Please have on hand a three-ring binder for handouts that will be emailed to you after the session ends. The class runs from 1PM to 3PM. 

Register by sending an Email with the Subject of Beginners Class to info@pastfindersslc.org



October Speaker is Annette Burke Lyttle
Thursday, October 8
October Speaker is Annette Burke Lyttle  (Member Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom

Meeting Topic:  Reconstructing the Lives of Our Farming Ancestors

Registration Link, after you register, Zoom will Email the link to your inbox.

It’s a rare family tree that doesn’t contain at least some farm families. What was daily life like for our farming ancestors? Learn how genealogical records and social history resources can help us answer that question in four different centuries of American history.

Annette is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and subscribes to their code of ethics. She is also a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the National Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society and a number of local, state, and regional societies.



DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, October 14
DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting  (DNA Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Virtual Meeting by Invitation Only
Hosted by Stan Wells with co-hosts Anjie Mercer and Arlene Bird.
Discussion content will be directed by consensus of the group.
We will continue to look at various DNA programs and tools that increase our ability to use it to discover new ancestors and descendants.  We can and will direct our efforts to help individual members who have specific questions, problems, issues.
We are using the Zoom Virtual Meeting app to hold these meetings and you can only join the meeting by using a link provided by the host.  You can request an invitation by contacting Stan Wells at:  webmaster@pastfindersslc.org


Irish Special Interest Group SIG
Thursday, October 15
Irish Special Interest Group SIG  (Irish SIG)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual Meeting
Peter Stauder will host the third meeting of the Irish SIG.
Details will follow
Register by sending an Email with the Subject of Irish SIG to info@pastfindersslc.org


Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Tuesday, October 20
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Video Conferencing from Home
Your Host, Stan Wells will be demonstrating how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM).  This is a series in which we systematically peruse the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide to get the most from FTM.
 
This week we will present Chapter 9:
   Chapter 7 - Creating Family Tree Charts
 
We will continue through the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide chapter by chapter until we complete all chapters, then start over.
I plan to spend the first hour demonstrating and then take any questions or issues that you are having.


How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2
Wednesday, October 21
How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2  (Beginners Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

Class 2

In this second family history research class, we will continue with tips and guides for searching your ancestral history.  Bring your questions formed after researching from the first class.  We continue with more specific lead information searching and documentation. Handouts will be emailed after this class. This 2nd class is for those who attended the first class.  The class runs from 1PM to 3PM.

You can only register for Class 1, once you are registered for Class 1, you are automatically registered for Class 2.



DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, October 28
DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting  (DNA Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Virtual Meeting by Invitation Only
Hosted by Stan Wells with co-hosts Anjie Mercer and Arlene Bird.
Discussion content will be directed by consensus of the group.
We will continue to look at various DNA programs and tools that increase our ability to use it to discover new ancestors and descendants.  We can and will direct our efforts to help individual members who have specific questions, problems, issues.
We are using the Zoom Virtual Meeting app to hold these meetings and you can only join the meeting by using a link provided by the host.  You can request an invitation by contacting Stan Wells at:  webmaster@pastfindersslc.org



Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Tuesday, November 3
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Video Conferencing from Home
Your Host, Stan Wells will be demonstrating how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM).  This is a series in which we systematically peruse the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide to get the most from FTM.
 
This week we will present Chapter 10:
   Chapter 10 - Running Reports
 
We will continue through the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide chapter by chapter until we complete all chapters, then start over.
I plan to spend the first hour demonstrating and then take any questions or issues that you are having.


How to Start Family History research: Class 1 of 2
Wednesday, November 4
How to Start Family History research: Class 1 of 2  (Beginners Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

CLASS 1

Learn how to start family history research. You will use whatever data you have collected on your family to begin your search.   In this class you will learn how to compile information, organize your research and look for more leads for family members: where they came from and how you got to where you are today. There are 2 classes two weeks apart, and both are a must.  Learn how to source your work.   Please have on hand a three-ring binder for handouts that will be emailed to you after the session ends. The class runs from 1PM to 3PM. 

Register by sending an Email with the Subject of Beginners Class to info@pastfindersslc.org



DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11
DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting  (DNA Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Virtual Meeting by Invitation Only
Hosted by Stan Wells with co-hosts Anjie Mercer and Arlene Bird.
Discussion content will be directed by consensus of the group.
We will continue to look at various DNA programs and tools that increase our ability to use it to discover new ancestors and descendants.  We can and will direct our efforts to help individual members who have specific questions, problems, issues.
We are using the Zoom Virtual Meeting app to hold these meetings and you can only join the meeting by using a link provided by the host.  You can request an invitation by contacting Stan Wells at:  webmaster@pastfindersslc.org


November Speaker is Katherine R Willson
Thursday, November 12
November Speaker is Katherine R Willson  (Member Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting

Meeting Topic:  50+ SOURCES FOR FINDING ANCESTRAL PHOTOS ONLINE & OFFLINE.

If you haven’t inherited photos of your ancestors, learn about multiple potential sources (more than 50!) that you may have overlooked, including printed media, organizations, digital/online sources, and even distant relatives that you may not know about (with tips on initiating contact that ensures a response).

Katherine R. Willson of Dexter, Michigan is an engaging & dynamic genealogy lecturer at local, regional and national conferences; an educator teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced genealogy classes in Michigan since 2001.



Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Tuesday, November 17
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Video Conferencing from Home
Your Host, Stan Wells will be demonstrating how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM).  This is a series in which we systematically peruse the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide to get the most from FTM.
 
This week we will present Chapter 11:
   Chapter 11 - Creating Family Tree History Books
 
We will continue through the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide chapter by chapter until we complete all chapters, then start over.
I plan to spend the first hour demonstrating and then take any questions or issues that you are having.


How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2
Wednesday, November 18
How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2  (Beginners Class)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

Class 2

In this second family history research class, we will continue with tips and guides for searching your ancestral history.  Bring your questions formed after researching from the first class.  We continue with more specific lead information searching and documentation. Handouts will be emailed after this class. This 2nd class is for those who attended the first class.  The class runs from 1PM to 3PM.

You can only register for Class 1, once you are registered for Class 1, you are automatically registered for Class 2.



Irish Special Interest Group SIG
Thursday, November 19
Irish Special Interest Group SIG  (Irish SIG)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual Meeting
Peter Stauder will host the fourth meeting of the Irish SIG.
Details will follow
Register by sending an Email with the Subject of Irish SIG to info@pastfindersslc.org



DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, December 9
DNA SIG via Zoom Virtual Meeting  (DNA Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Virtual Meeting by Invitation Only
Hosted by Stan Wells with co-hosts Anjie Mercer and Arlene Bird.
Discussion content will be directed by consensus of the group.
We will continue to look at various DNA programs and tools that increase our ability to use it to discover new ancestors and descendants.  We can and will direct our efforts to help individual members who have specific questions, problems, issues.
We are using the Zoom Virtual Meeting app to hold these meetings and you can only join the meeting by using a link provided by the host.  You can request an invitation by contacting Stan Wells at:  webmaster@pastfindersslc.org