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February Speaker is Lisa Louise Cooke
Thursday, February 11
February Speaker is Lisa Louise Cooke
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Registration is Required, please register HERE
 
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic:  Google Books: the tool you should use every day!

Learn the secrets of getting more than you ever imagined from the largest online collection of digitized books, Google Books. With 25 million books, many of which are digitized and fully searchable, Google Books should be the first place to which you turn as you climb your family tree. Learn how to make the most of this goldmine chock full of historical data with little known techniques from the Google Guru, Lisa Louise Cooke, author of the book, The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, Second Edition.

 
Lisa Louise Cooke is CEO of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy education company featuring The Genealogy Gems Podcast, available at in iTunes, and the Genealogy Gems app. Her books include Mobile Genealogy, The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox Second Edition, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and she has published 100+ videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel. She also produces The Family Tree Magazine Podcast, regularly writes for the magazine, and teaches for Family Tree University. Learn more about Lisa here.
 
 



March Speaker is Henry Trott
Thursday, March 11
March Speaker is Henry Trott
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Registration is Required, please register HERE
 
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic: Exploring FTDNA for Autosomal atDNA Analysis.
Delve into your FTDNA Family Finder test results to determine genetic relationships between individuals.
 
Walk through a step-by-step procedure to organize and analyze your many autosomal matches.  Elevate your personal research ability with easy-to-follow techniques that map DNA segments to ancestors.  Learn the value of analyzing your segment data.  Understand the tools used to achieve research efficiencies and bring about measured gains in attaining your genealogy goals and further grow your family tree.
 
Presenter:  Henry Trott
Henry is an experienced genealogist and mentor specializing in the use of technology and interactive tools to find family connections.
 
 



Thursday, April 8
April Program & Speaker is TBD
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic:  TBD
 
 



Thursday, May 13
May Program & Speaker is TBD
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Virtual Meeting using ZOOM
Meet and Greet at 5:30 PM, Speaker begins at 6:00 PM
Meeting Topic:  TBD