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Monday, March 1
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see Zoom information below
As for our March 1, Zoom meeting at 7 pm we will focus on our members ancestral regions. We are asking each member to take 5 minutes to discuss their ancestor’s country, region and village. How they found the village, what records they have uncovered, and what site they used to locate the records (if available). And any additional info they wish to share, history, culture, surnames, etc.
 
Eastern European research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link is below.  You can email 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 on the 1st
 
 


NHG Webinar Series: Effective Use of GENUKI: England's Largest Free Genealogy Website by Paul Milner
Saturday, March 13
NHG Webinar Series: Effective Use of GENUKI: England's Largest Free Genealogy Website by Paul Milner  (Special Events)
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration link
Effective Use of GENUKI: England's Largest Free Genealogy Website by Paul Milner During this webinar, learn how to effectively use the largest free website for British Isles research, understand how the site is organized, and find its many resource tools. Also you will see how to find gems for specific local research.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Click HERE to register for this webinar, after which you will receive a confirmation email containing information to connect to the Zoom meeting. Please bookmark that email and use the link provided to join the meeting on March 13th. The speaker’s handout will be emailed to registrants the morning of March 13th; it will also be available throughout the webinar in the chat box. Note that if you access the webinar using the Zoom app on a phone or tablet, you might not be able to download the handout from the chat. We will ensure that all receive the handout.
 
Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research.
 
Paul was raised on the West Coast of northern England. A mining engineer with a degree from the Cambourne School of Mines in Cornwall, England, he came to the U.S. in 1975 to get his graduate degree at the University of Wisconsin. He has been in the U.S. ever since, and in 2008 he became a dual citizen of both countries. In the intervening years, Paul received two graduate degrees and traveled widely throughout the world. He has been designing genealogy workshops, writing books, and lecturing for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America, and research methodology.
 
The 2018 recipient of the Utah Genealogical Society Fellow Award, Milner is currently the book review editor of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois Newsletter (BIGWILL) and is the former book review editor of the FGS FORUM.  Paul is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois.


Monday, March 15
The Importance of Family History Writing  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Rich Watson and Sue Ennis will co-present “The Importance of Family History Writing” to share insight about why and how to write about your ancestors. Knowing options for presenting your genealogical research to others includes writing and sharing your work. During this presentation, learn four styles for writing family history. Suggestions for how to add your research, tips for writing, and examples of projects, followed by a question and answer session will be included.
 
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.
 
Rich Watson is a retired Regional Sales Manager in the Railroad Industry.  He enjoys family, travel, pickle ball, and genealogical research, mostly in New England. He has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.  Rich and his wife Peggy live in New Sewickley Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
 
Susan Ennis, a retired English teacher and librarian, enjoys teaching genealogical research and writing. In 2019 she visited ancestral towns in Wales and England to learn more about her roots. A member of APG, NHG, and Cranberry Genealogy, Ennis is an avid researcher, writer, and editor who resides in Harmony, Butler County, Pennsylvania.


Thursday, March 18
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link for registering is below. 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.
 
ZOOM INVITATION - REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE THE LINK FOR JOINING THE MEETINGS: 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
 
Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoc-qrrzoiEt164o0czHdSPAfARpjc0jWa
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Spring 2021 Genealogy Conference with Dr. Michael Lacopo, DVM
Saturday, March 20
Spring 2021 Genealogy Conference with Dr. Michael Lacopo, DVM  (Conference)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, see link below
SATURDAY SESSION  TITLES (Live - not recorded - Online via Zoom)
  1. More Than the Census - Our Families Did Exist Within Those 10 Year Intervals!
  2. Using Tax Records for Genealogical Problem Solving
  3. Deconstructing Your Family Tree:  Re-evaluating the Evidence
  4. Pennsylvania County Land Records and Their Footprints in Other Sources
  5. Medical Genealogy:  A Primer of Diseases that Killed Our Ancestors and the Epidemics They Lived Through
More details HERE                  Online registration HERE.  
 


Saturday, March 27
Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group (ZOOM Meeting)  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - see registration link
**THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE ZOOM MEETING, CONNECTION INFORMATION IS BELOW** 
 
Greg Simkins will lead a discussion on using the Borland Genetics set of tools, and we will do our usual Checking in on Our Genetic Genealogy Research - Small Group Discussions Using Zoom's Breakout Rooms
 
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.
 
 
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.   In normal times we meet  at Christ Episcopal Church (5910 Babcock Blvd 15237).   Our meetings are held on Saturday afternoons from 2:00-5:00
 
This SIG can be contacted at DNASIG @ NorthHillsGenealogists.org. Joining Meetup.com and subscribing to North Hills Genealogists will allow you to receive automated weekly updates on all of our NHG activities.
 


 
 



Thursday, April 15
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link for registering is below. 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.
 
ZOOM INVITATION - REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE THE LINK FOR JOINING THE MEETINGS: 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
 
Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoc-qrrzoiEt164o0czHdSPAfARpjc0jWa
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Monday, April 19
Spring Round-Table  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
April 19th will be our Spring Round-Table Discussion. Join us for an evening of sharing questions, answers, and helpful hints. You can pose your own questions or just sit back and listen. Remember, no question is too basic or obscure.  We will split up into Zoom breakout rooms to share just like we would in person.  This is a terrific opportunity to stay connected with the rest of your genealogy world during the current restrictions. 
 
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.



Thursday, May 20
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link for registering is below. 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.
 
ZOOM INVITATION - REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE THE LINK FOR JOINING THE MEETINGS: 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
 
Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoc-qrrzoiEt164o0czHdSPAfARpjc0jWa
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Thursday, June 17
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link for registering is below. 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.
 
ZOOM INVITATION - REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE THE LINK FOR JOINING THE MEETINGS: 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
 
Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoc-qrrzoiEt164o0czHdSPAfARpjc0jWa
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Monday, June 21
June Meeting  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - Registration Link Will Be Posted When Available
Our June meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.  Stay tuned for additional details regarding the speaker and presentation topic!    
 



Monday, July 12
July Meeting  (Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - Registration Link Will Be Posted When Available
Our July meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Please note that our July meeting will be held on July 12th, the second Monday of the month, as opposed to our normally scheduled third Monday of the month. Stay tuned for additional details regarding the speaker and presentation topic!


Thursday, July 15
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link for registering is below. 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.
 
ZOOM INVITATION - REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE THE LINK FOR JOINING THE MEETINGS: 
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
 
Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoc-qrrzoiEt164o0czHdSPAfARpjc0jWa
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.