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17 October 2020

Online genealogy, week of October 19-25

Our Events:

October 24
: The Naughty and Notorious of Mountain View Cemetery


October 24: Germany Seminar Day (Family History Library)

October 23
: A Day with Judy Russell (Tennessee Genealogical Society)
October 23 & 24
: Family Roots Family History Conference
October 24
2020 Virtual Symposium and Annual Meeting (Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International)

October 24:
"Seeking the Past, Envisioning the Future" (Illinois State Genealogical Society)
October 24: Annual Seminar featuring J. Mark Lowe (San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society)

Numerous associations offer online genealogy events every week. Most are free. To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization.

October 24: "Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write" with Claire Messud
October 21: "Research Walk-Through: Best Practices for Adding a Family from England to Family Tree” with Kathryn Grant

Legacy Family Tree
October 20 & 21
Using DNA Test Results to Confirm a Pedigree" by Angela Packer McGhie
October 20: "Comparing the Genealogy Giants 2020: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage" by Sunny Morton
October 23: "How Old Did He Have To Be...?" by Judy G. Russell
October 21: "Researching California Mission Indians Using a Case Study" by Jean Wilcox Hibben
Conference Keeper has a large calendar of events (too many to list) hosted by various genealogical organizations. New events are added often, so check back frequently.
Here are a few of the coming week's highlights:

October 19:
"Researching Your Quaker Ancestors" (Heritage Library History & Ancestry Research Center)

October 20:
"Researching African Americans in the Mid-Hudson Valley" (New York Genealogical & Biographical Society)
"Mayflower Research" Allen County Public Library 

"Public Records, Public Trust: Records Management in Government" (Library of Virginia)

"Native American Genealogy Research" (Oklahoma Genealogical Society)

October 21

"Remembering Zion: How a Black Cemetery was Erased and Then Rediscovered" (Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative)

October 22

"Reclaim the Records" with Brooke Schreier Ganz (Marin County Genealogical Society)

"17th-Century Maps of Virginia, Maryland & the Southeast, 1590–1720" (Library of Virginia)

October 23

"Sources and Methods for Researching Native American Ancestors" (Houston Public Library)

"The History of Your House" (Allen County Public Library)

See our post "Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus" for links to classes archived online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more. 

Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!

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