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March 2019

Professional Development: “Do the Write Thing for Genealogy.” Presented by Marian and Wally Wood

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Darien Library Geanealgy
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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 was pleased to present during the 2019 New England Genealogical Regional Consortium Conference, "Family~ a Link to the Past & a Bridge to the Future," as well as to be a committee co-chair for onsite evaluations.

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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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janeen bjork genealogy

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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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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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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Professional Development: Full Day Genealogy Conference

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 5299 Jamesville Rd
DeWitt (Syracuse), NY 13214 United States
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Janice Lovelace Genealofy

The Central New York Genealogical Society presented a full-day conference with four presentations by Janice Lovelace, Ph.D.: "Newspaper Research: What Can You Find Out"; "The Underground Railroad Runs Through Here"; "Did Your Answers Own Slaves"; and "Breaking Through the Wall of Slavery: An Introduction to African American Genealogy."

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May 2019

Connecticut Ancestry Society WWI Show & Tell

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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I told the story of how DNA testing reunited the families of two brothers (my grandfather Carl's older brother Harry wasn't heard from after 1923, though he lived until 1972). Thanks to a 2C1R match that found me, I was led to Harry's daughter Geraldine Burke Kuck. A 23andMe test confirmed that Geraldine is my father's…

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Spring Lifetime Learners’ Newspapers and Genealogy Class Party!

May 6 @ 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Finding Your Family in Online Newspapers, One Character at a Time

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ 07981 United States
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Genealogy and Newspapers
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eBay Roadshow

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Larchmonth Temple, 1, 75 Larchmont Avenue
Larchmont, NY 10538 United States
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$49
ebay roadshow

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Professional Development: “Digging up Cemetery Records.” Presented by Toni McKeen

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Darien Library, 1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Darien Library Courses
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June 2019

Introduction to Genealogy

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Summer School at Norwalk Community College

Four Wednesdays, June 5 – 26, 2019. 6:30pm-8:30pm See course description and details on page 20. https://norwalk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/NCC-Continuing-Education-Catalog-Summer-2019.pdf

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Professional Development: What’s News in Online Records

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aldersgate Memorial United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 United States
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Aldersgate Genealogy
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Networking at MGS Summer Social

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Clubhouse Grille at Oak Hills Golf Course, 165 Fillow Street
West Norwalk, United States
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genealogical summer social

The Middlesex Genealogical Society Summer Social gave my Norwalk Community College Extended Studies Genealogy students and grads a chance to be together outside the classroom and to network with other local Genealogists!

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CNYGS DNA Interest Group – “DNA Privacy & Security: Can You Really Opt Out?”

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manlius Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Avenue
Manlius, NY 13104 United States
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DNA Interest Group
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CNYGS DNA Interest Group – “DNA Privacy & Security: Can You Really Opt Out?”

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville, 5110 Jamesville Road
Jamesville, NY 13078 United States
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CNYGS DNA Interest Group
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August 2019

Introduction to DNA for Genealogy

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cortland County Historical Society, 25 Homer Ave
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
genealogical course ny

This workshop is free for Cortland County Historical Society members, and $5 for non-members. All are welcome. You must RSVP for this workshop so that we have enough materials for everyone. Please call 607-756-6071 to reserve your spot. Cortland County Historical Society - Suggett House Museum and Kellogg Memorial Research Center 25 Homer Ave. Cortland,…

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Genealogy with Janeen

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Maple Downs, 7220 East Genesee Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066 United States
genealogy course

This is a program to introduce the residents of Maple Down to Genealogy. Genealogists in the area who would like to assist me are welcome to show up with an iPad or a laptop.

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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
Newspapers in Genealogy

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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Lifetime Learners’ Classes Resume

September 16 @ 3:10 pm - 4:50 pm
Norwalk Community College, Room W107, 188 Richards Ave & West Cedar Street, West Campus
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Genealogy Course

8-week Genealogy course: September 16 and 23, October 7, 14, 21, and 28, November 4 and 11th See page 16 for "Up Your Genealogy Game" http://lifetimelearners.org/uploads/2019-FALL-Catalog-FINAL-REVISION-2-1.pdf

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