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Monday, August 2
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see Zoom information below
As for our July 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.  Click HERE to register
 
 
 
 


August Meeting
Monday, August 16
August Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Amy Johnson Crow will present "Written in Stone: Tombstones and Other Cemetery Records."
 
Cemeteries can be peaceful places and a treasure trove of genealogical information. Learn how to evaluate tombstones and explore for other types of cemetery records.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 15th 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.
 
Amy Johnson Crow is the founder and lead educator at Generations Café Circle and is the host of the popular Generations Café podcast. She is the author of 31 Days to Better Genealogy, a resource guide filled with practical tips you can put into practice right away, as well as more than 40 articles in various genealogical publications. Amy has presented at genealogy’s top events. Amy also created the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge. Amy has never turned down an offer to go visit a cemetery. You can find more genealogy tips on her website AmyJohnsonCrow.com.
 



September Meeting
Monday, September 20
September Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Lisa Louise Cooke will present "The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology."
 
It’s a new decade, so if you think you know how to Google, think again! Technology changes rapidly and keeping our search skills updated and sharp is key to search success. Come learn the latest Google Search Methodology for Genealogy. You’ll hear about the latest and best search innovations, and learn the process that will dramatically improve your genealogical search results. These skills can be used with all associated Google tools.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 20th 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.
 
Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com that has been downloaded over 3 million times. She is the author of popular books such as The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox Second Edition, Mobile Genealogy, and How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and the Google Earth for Genealogy video series. An instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine, she also authors the magazine’s monthly Lisa’s Picks column. She is a sought-after keynote speaker and presenter and has been featured at conferences and seminars such as Who Do You Think You Are? Live in London, RootsTech, and the National Genealogical Society Conference  



October Meeting
Monday, October 18
October Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Jen Baldwin will present "Preserving Your Personal Archives."
 
The technology we need to digitize our family collections is all around us, and it can be stunningly simple. Take away easy to apply methods, great hacks for getting the job done, and action items you can start on today.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 20th 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.
 
Jen Baldwin has been working in the realm of professional genealogy since 2010 but has been pursuing her family history since she was ten years old, enjoying her grandmother's stories - and her cookies. She is currently the North American Content Manager and Global Ambassador Program Lead for Findmypast. Jen lectures, writes, and consults on a variety of genealogy-related topics, and was part of the research team for Genealogy Roadshow, season two on PBS. She is the author of course materials for the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. She is excited to discover unique resources that allow for a different perspective in genealogical research.

 


Fall 2021 Genealogy Conference with Ari Wilkins
Saturday, October 30
Fall 2021 Genealogy Conference with Ari Wilkins  (Conference)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, see link below
SATURDAY SESSION  TITLES (Live - not recorded - Online via Zoom)
  1. Researching Graphically – Expanding Your Research with Timelines, Charts, Spreadsheets and Diagrams
  2. Organizing and Identifying Photograph Collections
  3. Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records, and City Directories
  4. Funeral Home Collections: Utilizing Genealogical Societies and Others for Crowd Sourcing
  5. How the Weather Affected Your Ancestor
More details HERE                  Online registration HERE.