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Monday, January 3, 2022
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see Zoom information below
*NHG MEMBERS ONLY*
We will discuss organizational topics for our SIG and come up with a plan for future meetings.
 
Eastern European research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link is below.  You can email the SIG at EasternEuropeSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have your name added to the mailing list for future notifications.
 
ZOOM INFORMATION

Link to register for this meeting - an email will be sent to you with the link for joining the meeting.  Click HERE to register
 
 
 
 


Saturday, January 8, 2022
Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - see registration link
Genetic Genealogy discussion
This month we'll have some general discussions on the tools that we are all using, trying to answer questions based on the collective experience.  If you have something in particular you'd like to talk about or see discussed, just send an email response to this message at dnasig@NorthHillsGenealogists.org.
 
This group is focused on studying the use of DNA testing results as part of Genetic Genealogy research.  The leader of this SIG is Ray Jones, PhD.    Our meetings are held on Saturday afternoons from 2:00-5:00
 
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.
 
This SIG can be contacted at DNASIG @ NorthHillsGenealogists.org with questions or to add your name to the mailing list for future notificationsJoining Meetup.com and subscribing to North Hills Genealogists will allow you to receive automated weekly updates on all of our NHG activities.
 


Saturday, January 15, 2022
Research Workshop SIG  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm
Zoom
The Research Workshop SIG enables participants to set aside time for conducting their research in a social setting with the abilty to bounce ideas off of the other attendees.    Please preregister below, and be ready to work on your latest research project!  Contact the SIG at ResearchSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org with questions or add your name to the mailing list for future notifications
 
Zoom registration : Click HERE
 


January Meeting
Monday, January 17, 2022
January Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Rich Venezia will present "Passports of our Ancestors. "
 
Our ancestors – native-born or naturalized – may have applied for U.S. passports if they ever traveled abroad (a requirement after 1941). Learn about how to obtain their passport applications, and what other related records may exist.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 17th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Rich Venezia is a New Jersey native who now calls Philadelphia home. He founded Rich Roots Genealogy in 2013. He was a member of the research team of Genealogy Roadshow (PBS) for two seasons, and also consulted on Follow Your Past (Travel Channel). He is an expert in the research of 20th-century immigrant ancestors, especially underutilized record sources and federal records. He also specializes in Italian and Irish research. Additionally, he assists clients with dual citizenship applications for Ireland and Italy, and is a proud Italian dual citizen. He holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. He lectures nationwide, and spoke about "How to Grow Empathy From Uncovering Your Roots" at TEDx Pittsburgh 2017.



February Meeting
Monday, February 21, 2022
February Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Kathy Walker will present "It's all about location! Creating a Locality Guide."
 
To understand the lives of our ancestors, it is important to understand the what, where, when and why of their location.  Digging into their location can help unravel what seem to be conflicting places and research challenges.  Learn how to develop a Locality Guide for the area you are researching and discover how a Locality Guide helped to solve a genealogy mystery!
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 17th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Kathy Walker is an avid genealogist and researcher. She is currently the President of the Kern County Genealogical Society in Bakersfield, California. Prior to retirement, Kathy was in education for 40 years as a teacher and administrator. Kathy believes good research is key to  successful genealogy and is actively working to promote genealogy and family history; and provide training for those wishing to improve their skills as a researcher and genealogist.



March Meeting
Monday, March 21, 2022
March Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Carla Cegielski will present  "Are you Ready? Preparing for the Release of the 1950 Census."
 
The Census Bureau does not release personally identifiable information about an individual until 72 years after it was collected for the census. The 1950 census will be released on April 1, 2022. Initially, there will be no index. Learn about the tools available now to help you find your family when the census images become available.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 21th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Carla S. Cegielski is a full-time genealogical researcher, lecturer and writer specializing in Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia research. A former college instructor, Carla began lecturing on various genealogical topics in 2008. She is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries and conferences. She has a special interest in exploring and teaching others about underutilized record collections. Carla writes the Tech Tips column in the quarterly NGS Magazine
 



Spring 2022 Genealogy Conference with Rich Venezia
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Spring 2022 Genealogy Conference with Rich Venezia  (Conference)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, see link below
SATURDAY SESSION  TITLES (Live - not recorded - Online via Zoom)
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More details                   Online registration .  
 


Monday, April 18, 2022
April Round-Table  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Join us for an evening of sharing questions, answers, and helpful hints among all attendees. This program is a combination of information, guidance, and cousin-finding for those attending. You can pose your own questions or just sit back and listen. Remember, no question is too basic or obscure. We look forward to seeing you during this terrific information exchange!

*This program tentatively will be held virtually. In the event that the Covid-19 situation improves, a hybrid option might be implemented.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 18th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.



May Meeting
Monday, May 16, 2022
May Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Kate Townsend will present "Pittsburgh Genealogy 101: A Guide to Researching in the Steel City."
 
*This program tentatively will be held virtually. In the event that the Covid-19 situation improves, a hybrid option might be implemented.
 
Have you dabbled in genealogical research for your Pittsburgh ancestors? Do you think there might be more records out there, but you don't know where or how to find them? Learn what is available both online and offline. We aren't just talking about birth, marriage and death records (although we'll cover those too!). Find out how you can also access more atypical genealogical records (i.e. criminal records, historic maps, coroner's files, etc.) for your Pittsburgh based ancestors.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE. to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 16th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Kate Townsend is an experienced researcher, investigator and genealogist who turned her passion for family history into a business: Family History Investigations, LLC. Kate previously worked as an investigator in Corporate America. She brings this investigative know-how to her genealogical record sleuthing and analysis. Kate is a certificate-holder in the Boston University’s Center for Professional Education’s Genealogical program. She is currently enrolled in ProGen 58. She is the vice-chair of the NGS Delegate Council Steering Committee. In addition, she serves as the co-program chair of the North Hills Genealogists and is the publicity chairperson for the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. She is a member of APG and NGS.