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Tuesday, April 27
Fort Worth Genealogical Society: GEDmatch.com: Getting More From Your DNA Results  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
This will be a Virtual Meeting!
Speaker: Patti Huff Smith, Director of Volunteer Coordination, Dallas Genealogical Society
There is a lot to be learned from your DNA data, but you must take additional steps to make it happen. One way is to upload your RAW DNA data to www.GEDmatch.com, a website which allows users to share their DNA information with others to accelerate genealogical research and perform DNA match comparisons.



Saturday, May 1
Dallas Genealogical Society: Awards, Elections and a Special Announcement  (Other Society/Organization)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
This meeting will be streamed live over the Internet.
We will Electing Officers, presenting our Annual Awards, and making a Special Announcement.
A select group of dedicated volunteers have been working diligently on a project that will have a significant impact on how the Dallas Genealogical Society is viewed and perceived by our members and the public for many years to come. The initial results of their efforts will be revealed at this meeting.
The conference bridge will be up at 10:00 to give everybody time to log in, get our technology working and catch up on what is happening. Our business meeting will begin promptly at 11:00 and will be followed by our educational presentation. Connection Instructions.


National Archives 2021 Genealogy Series
Tuesday, May 4 through Tuesday, June 1
National Archives 2021 Genealogy Series  (Special Event)
Watch and participate in real time with the presenters on YouTube.
Sessions:
  • Preserving and Digitizing Personal Photo Albums and Scrapbooks, Tuesday, May 4, at 12:00 noon CDT
  • Finding Genealogy Resources and Tools on Archives.gov, Wednesday, May 12, at 12:00 noon CDT
  • Tips and Tools for Engaging Family with Your Research Finds, Wednesday, May 19, at 12:00 noon CDT
  • From Here to There: Researching Office of Indian Affairs Employees, Tuesday, June 1, at 12:00 noon CDT
  • Civil War Union Noncombatant Personnel: Teamsters, Laundresses, Nurses, Sutlers, and More, Tuesday, June 8, at 12:00 noon CDT
  • Merchant Marine Records at the National Archives at St. Louis, Tuesday, June 15, at 12:00 noon CDT


Tuesday, May 4
Dallas Library: Studying Migrating Groups – the Quakers and the Mormons  (Other Society/Organization)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This will be a Virtual Meeting
Take a deep dive into genealogy research! Get a perspective of two groups whose beliefs forced them to migrate across the country. We will discuss the push-pull factors of migration, the patterns, and genealogy records specific to the Quakers and Mormons.
Seating is limited!  Registration is required: bit.ly/DPLMigration


Colonial America Genealogy: Canadian Ports of Entry
Thursday, May 6
Colonial America Genealogy: Canadian Ports of Entry  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
NOTE: This will be a virtual meeting using the GoToWebinar software.  Instructions on how to connect using your home computer/tablet/smartphone has been be sent to all members.
Presenter: Kathryn Lake Hogan, Looking4Ancestors
You know your ancestors came to North America from the Old Country but you can't find any records. Learn strategies for searching the available immigration, border crossing and ship passenger list websites on the Internet. 
Kathryn is an author, educator, speaker and professional genealogist specialising in finding your ancestors in Canada. She is the owner of the Canadian-based genealogy business, Looking4Ancestors.
The author of Digging Your Canadian Roots, as well as fifteen mini-research guides featuring Canadian genealogy, Kathryn has also written articles for FamilyTree magazine, and The In-Depth Genealogist.


Thursday, May 6
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society: Reconstruct Your Ancestor's World with Google  (Other Society/Organization)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
This will be a Virtual Meeting.
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
 A wide variety of rich resources are available for free through Google. But it's not just Google search that can lead you to genealogy gems. Google's empire includes a great collection of free online tools that are all powered by the same Google search engine, and many are brimming with historical information. In this case study session, we will flesh out the story of a family tree by using a variety of Google tools, and bring it all together in a compelling video that can be shared with your family.
Register at www.gpgstx.com


Seattle Genealogical Society Virtual Spring Seminar: A Day of English Research
Saturday, May 15
Seattle Genealogical Society Virtual Spring Seminar: A Day of English Research  (Special Event)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
This Will be a Virtual Seminar
Presenter: Paul Milner, MilnerGenealogy.com
Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. Topics are:
  • Using Maps and Gazetters for English Research
  • Effective Use of England's National Archives Web Site
  • English Parish Treasurers: How to ACcess, Use and Interpret
  • Buried Treasures: What's in the English Parish Chest
SGS members: $40.  Non-Members: $55


Tuesday, May 18
Dallas Library: Using DNA for Genealogy  (Other Society/Organization)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This will be a Virtual Meeting
Are you confused about all the DNA tests out there and aren't sure which one you need to get? Have you tested, but aren't quite sure what to do with your results? Discover what DNA test can best help you with your genealogy research questions and how to use your DNA matches to solve genealogy brick wall problems.
Seating is limited!  Registration is required: bit.ly/DPLDNA


National Genealogical Society 2021 Virtual Family History Conference
Wednesday, May 19 through Friday, May 21
National Genealogical Society 2021 Virtual Family History Conference  (Special Event)
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
This will be a Virtual Conference
The 2021 National Genealogical Society virtual conference will offer NGS 2021 LIVE! and an expansive On-Demand series of more than 85 lectures to advance your research.  The main event, NGS 2021 Live!, is Wednesday and Thursday, 19‒20 May. This two-day virtual conference allows attendees to benefit from presentations by nationally recognized speakers, including Elizabeth Shown Mills, Thomas W. Jones, Barbara Vines Little, Judy Russell, Eric Grundset, Craig Scott, Janice Lovelace, and more.
The week ends with Focus on Societies on Friday, 21 May. This all-day event is devoted to virtual presentations by experts on topics that can help advise how to manage and grow your genealogical or historical society.
Please visit the NGS conference website (conference.ngsgenealogy.org) to see the full program for the virtual conference.
Early Bird registration ended March 15th.



Tuesday, June 1
Dallas Library: Looking for My Babies: Freedmen Searching for Family  (Other Society/Organization)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This will be a Virtual Meeting
Countless African American families experienced the traumatic displacement and loss of family members during slavery. In the wake of Emancipation, African Americans from all over the country desperately searched for their missing family members. Learn how to navigate resources to find newspaper articles and notices for missing family members with Dallas Public Library's Genealogy Specialist Ari Wilkins.
Seating is limited!  Registration is required: bit.ly/DPLFreedmen