Online genealogy, week of November 9-15

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Our Events

November 7: Intro to Genealogy” our FREE popular monthly basics class. This month: Vital Records (Birth, Marriage & Death)

Conferences and Seminars:

November 9: “Back to Your Past: For Students 8-12” (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)

November 12-14: Fall Research Stay-at-Home Conference (American Ancestors) 


November 13-15: “Remembering Your Heritage” (Texas State Genealogical Society)

November 14: Virtual Seminar Featuring Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective (Genealogical Society of Bergen County) 

November 14: FHF Virtual Really Useful Family History Show (Family History Federation)

November 14: DNA Explorers: Presentations on Genetic Genealogy (Kokomo-Howard County Public Library)


November 14: “Identifying and Preserving Family Photographs from the 1800s” (Ohio History Connection Webinar)

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.
November 12: “Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War” by Nathaniel Philbrick 
November 11: “Finding Your Ancestors and Relatives with Military Records” with James Tanner


Family History Library
November 9-15: Latin Handwriting Seminar

November 10: “Why I Love-And How to Use-The Newspaper Collections at MyHeritage” by Sunny Morton
November 11: “Deeds Not Words: Finding Your Merchant Marine Ancestors” by Michael L. Strauss
Conference Keeper has a large calendar of events (too many to list) hosted by various genealogical organizations. New events are added often, so check the calendar frequently. 

Here are a few of the coming week’s highlights:

November 10: 

Beginning Genealogy Webinar with Hal Horrocks (Orange County CA Genealogical Society)

“Locating Ancestors on the Dawes Rolls” by Kathy Huber (Dallas Public Library)

“Was Grandma a Gun Moll?” (Louisville KY Genealogical Society)

“The California State Archives” by Marianne Meth (North San Diego County Genealogical Society)

November 11

Lincoln and Thanksgiving” (Fountaindale IL Public Library)

November 12

“Pathways to Spicy Stories: An Overview of Court Records” (Fox Valley Genealogical Society)

November 14

“Researching with Heirlooms” by Claire McKarns (San Diego Genealogical Society)

November 15

“No Language Barrier: Immigrant Clues in Photographs” Maureen Taylor (Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society)

“Crossing the Plains: Researching Your Overland Trail Ancestor” (Omaha Public Library by Kassie Nelson)


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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