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Monday, March 25
RootsMagic Classes  (Education Sessions)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
La Posada Pavilion, Enlightenment Room, @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This fourth class, in a series of five, on RootsMagic, sponsored by the La Posada Community will cover: Adding media, such as pictures or documents, and how to develop various reports for publication.

Class Instructor, Dave Tiefenbach, has been researching his family since the mid-1980s. He has taught classes on beginning genealogy, FamilyTree Maker, RootsMagic, and basic PC computer operation.

Class size is limited to 20 students so you must register in advance. To register, contact Dave Tiefenbach through email at:  davetiefen@gmail.com

Please download/read the additional details about these classes before registering.



Tuesday, March 26
DNA Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Enlightenment Room, Pavilion Building @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Unlock the mysteries of your DNA results. Our meetings will be held in the Enlightenment Room in the Pavilion Building at La Posada. There is plenty of parking at this facility (download the attached map). 

(Before coming to the meeting, take an opportunity to drop by the new GVGS Genealogy Library located next to Posada Java located at the entrance to La Posada.)



Thursday, March 28
Beginner's Genealogy Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pavilion Building / Enlightenment Room @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

 If you're just beginning your genealogy research journey, this is where you should start. Jon Otto, GVGS member and an accomplished teacher and researcher, will lead this group. 

Topic to be announced.

If you need more information or have questions, contact jon.otto@cox.net

 




Saturday, April 6
U.S. Colored Troops & Their Civil War Service  (Webinars)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Karen Burney
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


Monday, April 8
RootsMagic Classes  (Education Sessions)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
La Posada Pavilion, Enlightenment Room, @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

This fifth & final class on RootsMagic, sponsored by the La Posada Community, will cover: Using WebHints, FamilySearch and Ancestry TreeShare.

Class Instructor, Dave Tiefenbach, has been researching his family since the mid-1980s. He has taught classes on beginning genealogy, FamilyTree Maker, RootsMagic, and basic PC computer operation.

Class size is limited to 20 students so you must register in advance. To register, contact Dave Tiefenbach through email at:  davetiefen@gmail.com

Please download/read the additional details about these classes before registering.



Tuesday, April 9
Using Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tract Books  (Webinars)
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Michael John Neill
 
The Illinois State Genealocial Society is pleased to continue its series of educational live Webinars for 2019. While some webinar topics will be relevant to Illinois and Midwest genealogy, others will focus on vital records, archives, ethnic research and American History. A Speaker's Handout is usually available the evening of the live broadcast only. All live webinars are free. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Central Time.


Thursday, April 11
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)

NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

If you have any questions, contact Moreen Ferdie via email at:  secretary@azgvgs.org



Wednesday, April 17
Tracing Female Ancestors in WWI Military & Non-Combatant Records  (Webinars)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Debra M. Dudek, MSc
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


GVGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, April 18
GVGS Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ
Gena Philibert-Ortega, our featured speaker from our 2018 Seminar, will present a program on The Anatomy of BMD: What You Don't Know About Vital Records. Vital Records: it's one of the first record sets you look for in the hunt for your ancestors. But do you know everything about those records you seek? What do you do when no records exist? This presentation looks at the history of vital records in the U.S., the variations of those records, and the alternatives. Ms. Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. Her published works include 3 books, numerous articles in magazines and online, and she is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association's magazine Crossroads.


Tuesday, April 23
DNA Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Enlightenment Room, Pavilion Building @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Unlock the mysteries of your DNA results. Our meetings will be held in the Enlightenment Room in the Pavilion Building at La Posada. There is plenty of parking at this facility (download the attached map). 

(Before coming to the meeting, take an opportunity to drop by the new GVGS Genealogy Library located next to Posada Java located at the entrance to La Posada.)



Thursday, April 25
Beginner's Genealogy Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pavilion Building / Enlightenment Room @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

 If you're just beginning your genealogy research journey, this is where you should start. Jon Otto, GVGS member and an accomplished teacher and researcher, will lead this group. 

Topic to be announced.

If you need more information or have questions, contact jon.otto@cox.net




Saturday, May 4
British Genealogy Online: The Top English & Welsh Family History Websites  (Webinars)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Rick Crume
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


NGS 2019 Family History Conference –
Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11
NGS 2019 Family History Conference – "Journey of Discovery"  (Conferences)
St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, Missouri
The National Genealogical Society's 2019 conference includes more than 150 unique lectures on topics such as vital records and religious records, migration and immigration, U.S. census and military records, land records and maps, court records, ethnic resources, government documents, using DNA testing, technology for genealogy, and much more. Conference registration begins Dec. 1, 2018 – you can also register for workshops, tours, meals, and other special conference events. Every conference attendee receives a digital syllabus of more than 600 pages that includes each handout provided for every lecture. There are a number of Conference Hotels and reservations are now being taken! For more info on the conference, registration, and conference hotels, click HERE.


Thursday, May 9
Jewish Genealogy SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
La Posada Community, 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ

Explore your Jewish genealogy at our new meeting location! 

We will meet in the Apache Room at the La Perla Building located on the 2nd floor at the La Posada Community, from 1:00PM - 3:00PM.

If you have any questions, contact Moreen Ferdie via email at:  secretary@azgvgs.org



Tuesday, May 14
An Introduction to Researching Your Mexican Ancestor  (Webinars)
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Colleen Greene
 
The Illinois State Genealocial Society is pleased to continue its series of educational live Webinars for 2019. While some webinar topics will be relevant to Illinois and Midwest genealogy, others will focus on vital records, archives, ethnic research and American History. A Speaker's Handout is usually available the evening of the live broadcast only. All live webinars are free. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Central Time.


Wednesday, May 15
The Marriage of the Waters: the Erie Canal & the Opening of the Midwest  (Webinars)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Annette Burke Lyttle
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


GVGS Monthly Meeting
Thursday, May 16
GVGS Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley, AZ
Our long program this month features a pre-recorded webinar by Diana Elder, AG on What Do I Do Next? 5 Tips for Using FamilySearch Partners. Not sure what to do with the FamilySearch Partners that now appear on the Person page of the FamilySearch family tree? Learn how to take advantage of these high powered programs and take your research to the next level.
 
Ms. Elder is a professional genealogist and author, and creator of the "Research Like a Pro" study group and eCourse. Ms. Elder shares research tips on her website and presents regularly at genealogy conferences. Our short program features GVGS member Edie Sly's presentation on The Date Change Ordered by The Pope. 


Tuesday, May 28
DNA Group SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Enlightenment Room, Pavilion Building @ La Posada, Green Valley, AZ

Unlock the mysteries of your DNA results. Our meetings will be held in the Enlightenment Room in the Pavilion Building at La Posada. There is plenty of parking at this facility (download the attached map). 

(Before coming to the meeting, take an opportunity to drop by the new GVGS Genealogy Library located next to Posada Java located at the entrance to La Posada.)



Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 2
Southern California Genealogy Jamboree  (Conferences)
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, CA
The 2019 conference marks SCGS' 50th birthday! This year's event features 100+ classes, special DNA workshops, mini-classes & demos, exhibit hall and show specials, and free expert advice for family historians and genealogists of all experience levels. For more information, and to register, visit their website – genealogyjamboree.com



Tuesday, June 11
From East to West: Ancestral Migration Through Canada  (Webinars)
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Kathryn Lake Hogan
 
The Illinois State Genealocial Society is pleased to continue its series of educational live Webinars for 2019. While some webinar topics will be relevant to Illinois and Midwest genealogy, others will focus on vital records, archives, ethnic research and American History. A Speaker's Handout is usually available the evening of the live broadcast only. All live webinars are free. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Central Time.


Saturday, June 15 through Monday, June 17
International German Genealogy Conference – "Strike It Rich! with Connections 2 Discoveries"  (Conferences)
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sacramento, CA
Sacramento will host the 2nd International Conference of the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP). More than 1000 people are expected to attendd the 3 day conferenc focusing on the history and genealogy of those throughout the world with German ancestry. Online registration opens on November 1. Visit the IGGP website for complete details – https://iggpartner.org


Wednesday, June 19
Heirloom, Documentation or Junk: What to Keep and What to Toss  (Webinars)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Janet Hovorka
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.


Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30
Association for Gravestone Studies Conference  (Conferences)
Gardner-Webb Univ., Boiling Springs, NC
AGS holds an annual conference every June. Held in a different location each year, the conference features lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, conservation and documentation workshops, classroom sessions, slide presentations, and guided cemetery tours. Registration for this event will open in Spring 2019. For more information, visit https://gravestonestudies.org



Tuesday, July 9
Online German Church Registers, Duplicates & Substitutes  (Webinars)
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  James Beidler
 
The Illinois State Genealocial Society is pleased to continue its series of educational live Webinars for 2019. While some webinar topics will be relevant to Illinois and Midwest genealogy, others will focus on vital records, archives, ethnic research and American History. A Speaker's Handout is usually available the evening of the live broadcast only. All live webinars are free. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Central Time.


Wednesday, July 17
More Power: Genetic Genealogy Apps & Extensions  (Webinars)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Online Webinar Live Broadcast
Presenter:  Shannon S. Christmas, MCP
The Southern California Genealocial Society's live Webinars are free, offering you a great way to expand your genealogy research skills. For details on the program & speaker, and to register, click HERE.  NOTE:  Start & End times are Pacific Time.