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NHG Webinar Series
Saturday, January 22
NHG Webinar Series  (Special Events)
11:00 am
Online Zoom Meeting - See registration link.
Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, will present "Snapshots: Identification and Preservation" at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 using Zoom.  
 
From identifying mystery images to tackling piles of snapshots, Maureen can help. Maureen has been a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London, and Canada. Maureen has spoken at the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research, International Jewish Genealogical Conference, National Genealogical Society, New England Regional Genealogical Conference, Palatines to America, RootsTech, and Who Do You Think You Are (Live)

Maureen’s photo and family history research has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der Spiegel, American Spirit, and The New York Times. She was a guest on The Today Show, The View, CNN, Pawn Stars, and MSNBC. Maureen was a spokesperson and photograph expert for Picasa and MyHeritage.com. NHG is honored to welcome Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, for this free webinar.  
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Click HERE to register for this webinar, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on Jan. 22nd to connect to the Zoom meeting. If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that informatin will also be included in the confirmation email.
 



Thursday, February 17
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group:  NHG member Fred Held will be coordinating the SIGs activities.  You can email Fred at GermanSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have him add your name to the mailing list for future notifications.
 
Click HERE to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105
 


Saturday, February 19
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 ability 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
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105
 


February Meeting
Monday, February 21
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.
Download handout here:  HANDOUT
 
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.



NHG Webinar Series
Saturday, March 19
NHG Webinar Series  (Special Events)
11:00 am
Online Zoom meeting - See registration link.
Deborah A. Abbott, PhD will present “You Only Have a Death Notice – Now What?” at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 19, 2022 using Zoom.  This case study, focused on methodology and record resources, will enlighten our understanding about using clues to find additional information and remind us to be cautious about making assumptions. NHG is happy to welcome back Dr. Abbott, a knowledgeable and engaging speaker! 
 
Deborah A. Abbott, PhD, is a professional genealogist, specializing in African American research, manuscript collections, and genealogical methodology. She serves as a member of the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Archives Advisory Commission. She is an associate with the Kentucky-Tennessee Associates, past president of the African American Genealogical Society, Cleveland, OH, and a retired professor from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. Educated at Tuskegee University and Kent State University, Abbott is an instructor and coordinator for the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). She also instructs at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Dr. Abbott can be seen teaching African American research on Ancestry Academy in “Needles and Threads” an educational video course and teaches monthly classes at the Lakewood Public Library and the Cleveland Public Library. 
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Click HERE to register for this webinar, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on March 19th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be included in the confirmation email. Plan to join us on March 19th!
 
 
 


Saturday, March 19
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 ability 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
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105
 


March Meeting
Monday, March 21
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
Spring 2022 Genealogy Conference with Rich Venezia  (Conference)
8:45 am to 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, see link below
SATURDAY SESSION  TITLES (Live - not recorded - Online via Zoom)
  1. Discovering Your Immigrant's Origins
  2. Immigration & Naturalization Laws Throughout US History
  3. Board of Special Inquiry Records: Few and Far-Between
  4. Military Records and Immigrant Ancestors
More details                   Online registration      
Brochure and registration form 
HERE.
 


Saturday, April 16
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 ability 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
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105
 


Monday, April 18
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
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. 
 


Saturday, May 21
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 ability 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
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105
 



Saturday, June 18
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 ability 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
 
The Special Interest Groups are a North Hills Genealogists Members-Only benefit - you can join NHG here: https://northhillsgenealogists.org/cpage.php?pt=105