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April 2019

Your Ancestors Can Be Found in Online Newspapers

April 3 - April 6
Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
link to your family past

I am pleased to be presenting during the 2019 New England Genealogical Regional Consortium Conference, "Family~ a Link to the Past & a Bridge to the Future."

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Genealogy is for Everyone!

April 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Greenwich Historical Society

Four Tuesdays: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 2019 COURSE DESCRIPTION Genealogy is not just for you: It's for your ancestors and for future generations, and you could be the link that connects them. This four week class will offer you options for organizing what you already know, as well as for researching and…

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CNYGS DNA Interest Group

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville, 5110 Jamesville Road
Jamesville, NY 13078 United States
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dna interest group

Both meetings will begin with a review of these new company tools. Then we'll open the meeting up to any questions about DNA testing and DNA results. Genetic genealogists of all levels are welcome. Please bring your laptop and your passwords!

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CNYGS DNA Interest Group

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville, 5110 Jamesville Road
Jamesville, NY 13078 United States
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DNA interest group

Both meetings will begin with a review of these new company tools. Then we'll open the meeting up to any questions about DNA testing and DNA results. Genetic genealogists of all levels are welcome. Please bring your laptop and your passwords!

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Using Social Media Safely

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$59
using social media safely

Photo credit: Bernie Weiss Photography. Catalog link, see page 13. Class fee: $59. https://issuu.com/graphicimage/docs/58286_greenwich_adult_ed_spring_201

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May 2019

eBay Roadshow

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$59
ebay roadshow

Catalog link, see page 13. Class fee: $59. https://issuu.com/graphicimage/docs/58286_greenwich_adult_ed_spring_201

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Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers, One Character at a Time

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ 07981 United States
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Janeen Bjork Newspaper Research

Setup time and refreshments and sharing table starting at 6 p.m. Photo credit: Bernie Weiss.

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Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bronxville Adult School, 177 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708 United States
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Bronxville Adult School genealogy course
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June 2019

Introduction to Genealogy

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Ellis Island Genealogy

Four Wednesdays, June 5 – 26, 2018. 6pm-8pm Many thanks to Bernie Weiss for the photo.

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September 2019

Using Newspapers to Track Your Family, Character by Character

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aldersgate Memorial United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 United States
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westchester genealogical society

The program will begin with an introduction to OCR (optical character recognition), the technology that allows digitized newspapers to be indexed. OCR identifies each character individually, and it is fooled by wrinkles, blotches, or flaked-off type. Methodology that can be used to get around OCR's limitations will be demonstrated. Some of the most unusual characters…

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