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Thursday, July 29
Summer Genealogy Chat 6 of 10  (Summer Genealogy Chat)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Each week will be a different topic of genealogical conversations.
These will be informal meetings that we hope will engage everyone in the conversation.
Meetings will vary each month of the summer to include Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 
Week 6 will be hosted by Cathy Kwech and Dan Bradfield
Dan will talk about Interviewing Family Members, How to Preserve Oral History
 
 



Monday, August 2
Summer Genealogy Chat 7 of 10  (Summer Genealogy Chat)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Each week will be a different topic of genealogical conversations.
These will be informal meetings that we hope will engage everyone in the conversation.
Meetings will vary each month of the summer to include Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 
Week 7 will be hosted by Arlene Bird and Dr. Kathryn Austin
Dr. Austin will talk about Kilts & Coat of Arms, Scottish Heritage
 
 


Tuesday, August 10
Summer Genealogy Chat 8 of 10  (Summer Genealogy Chat)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Each week will be a different topic of genealogical conversations.
These will be informal meetings that we hope will engage everyone in the conversation.
Meetings will vary each month of the summer to include Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 
Week 8 will be hosted by Arlene Bird, Ronald Milburn, & Robert Bellam
Ronald and Robert will talk about Writing Your Memoirs and Family History
 


Saturday, August 14
Summer Family Tree Maker Special Program - adding DNA Matches to FTM  (Special Events)
10:00 am
Zoom Meeting
The Summer Newsletter has an article about adding DNA Matches to your Family Tree Maker Database.  It does seem a bit complex, so Stan Wells will be hosting a Zoom Meeting to demonstrate how to do this.
In addition, we can also answer any other FTM questions that you have during this meeting.
 
The meeting starts at 10 AM on Saturday, August 14.  Use this Zoom Link to attend the meeting:


Wednesday, August 18
Summer Genealogy Chat 9 of 10  (Summer Genealogy Chat)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Each week will be a different topic of genealogical conversations.
These will be informal meetings that we hope will engage everyone in the conversation.
Meetings will vary each month of the summer to include Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 
Week 9 will be hosted by Stan Wells & Bill Habeck
Bill will talk about Researching German Ancestry
 


Thursday, August 26
Summer Genealogy Chat 10 of 10  (Summer Genealogy Chat)
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Each week will be a different topic of genealogical conversations.
These will be informal meetings that we hope will engage everyone in the conversation.
Meetings will vary each month of the summer to include Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
 
Week 10 will be hosted by Anjanette Mercer and Allan Lane
Allan will talk about Lineage Societies, What are They & How to Join Them
 



Tuesday, September 7
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom Video Conferencing and maybe at Cooper Memorial Library
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 1 and 2:
   Chapter 1 - Installing Family Tree Maker
   Chapter 2 - Family Tree Maker Basics -  Workspaces Overview
 
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.


September Speaker is Debbie Wilson Smyth
Thursday, September 9
September Speaker is Debbie Wilson Smyth  (Monthly Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Registration is Required, please register (will begin in August)
 
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic: DNA doesn't Lie, But Needs Help to Find the Truth.
 
 
Presenter:  Debbie Wilson Smyth
Debbie Wilson Smyth has been researching her family since 1993 and holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. As the owner of Oak Trails Genealogy Services, LLC, she provides professional genealogical services in research, education, and consultation. Her research focuses on midwestern and southern states, methodology, lineage society applications, and DNA. Debbie is President of the Suncoast Genealogy Society and serves on its Board of Directors. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, as well as a number of national, state, and local societies.
 
 


Tuesday, September 21
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 3 and 4:
   Chapter 3 - Creating a Tree
   Chapter 4 - Entering Family Information
 
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.



Thursday, October 14
October Speaker is Keith Breedlove  (Monthly Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Registration is Required, please register (will begin in Sept.)
 
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic: Navigating US IS/INS Naturalization Records
 
Presenter:  Keith Breedlove
 
 



Thursday, November 11
November Speaker is John "Doc" Hutchings  (Monthly Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Registration is Required, please register (will begin in October)
 
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic: Relates his experiences as a Medic during the Vietnam War
 
Presenter:  John "Doc" Hutchings