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African American SIG: “Using Scholars to Leverage Your African American Research Success”
Monday, September 19
African American SIG: “Using Scholars to Leverage Your African American Research Success”  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required
REGISTRATIONClick Here for Zoom Registration

For inquiries about the African American Genealogy group, contact Laura Wickstead, sophialaura@gmail.com.
 
Speaker Bio: Timothy N. Pinnick is a professional genealogist and researcher, nationally known speaker, author of Finding and Using African American Newspapers, and articles in NGS Magazine, Family Tree Magazine, and the Association for Professional Genealogist Quarterly.  He has presented at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Associations for African American Historical Research and Preservation, taught at the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR) and the Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute. In 2021, he started an African American book business, and for more than a decade has researched Black coal miners and presented on “Coal Dust In Your Veins: Tips, Strategies, and Resources to Bring Your Coal Mining Ancestors to the Surface."
 
Photograph: Dr. A. Ladapo Oluwole, a Nigerian doctor.  Library of Congress.


Thursday, September 22 through Thursday, September 22
FxGS Membership Meeting - English Research  (FxGS Membership Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required


Saturday, September 24 through Saturday, September 24
FxGS Education Meeting - Planning a Future For Your Family's Past  (FxGS Education Class/Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, October 3
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night October 3rd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.


Thursday, October 20 through Thursday, October 20
FxGS Membership Meeting - Book Talk: Gourdvine  (FxGS Membership Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required


Saturday, October 22
Save the Date: 2022 FxGS Fall Fair  (FxGS Fall Fair)
Zoom
The 2022 FxGS Fall Fair speaker will be well-known international genealogy speaker Lisa Louise Cooke, the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multimedia company founded in 2007. You may have heard her podcast Genealogy Gems, watched her YouTube show Elevenses with Lisa, or read her book, The Genealogist’s Toolbox. She also writes a regular column for Family Tree Magazine, produces the Family Tree Podcast, and is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multimedia company founded in 2007.
 
Ms. Cooke will speak on three topics: “The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology,” “Strategies for Identifying Photos,” and “How to Reopen and Work a Cold Case”.
 
Additional details, including registration and timing, will be provided closer to the event!


African American SIG: “Using DNA Tests to Identify Enslaved Parents”
Monday, October 24
African American SIG: “Using DNA Tests to Identify Enslaved Parents”  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required

This presentation by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson is based on “Parents for Isaac Garrett of Laurens County, South Carolina: DNA Corroborates Oral Tradition,” which won the National Genealogical Society Quarterly’s 2021 Award for Excellence. NGSQ,108(June 2020):85-112. The lecture will focus on the decision points involved in planning DNA tests and integrating the results into the proof argument set forth in the article.


For inquiries about the African American Genealogy group, contact Laura Wickstead, sophialaura@gmail.com.
 
Speaker Bio: LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson worked as a tax lawyer for 35 years before retiring from a partner-level position at Ernst & Young in 2013. She is now an author, lecturer, teacher, Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical LecturerSM. In 2021, she was elected as the 170th Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists, the independent honorary society of the leading published scholars in the field of American genealogy. Founded in 1940, the ASG is limited to fifty life-time members designated as Fellows. For more information, visit her website.
 
Caption: Mother and child, Little Rock, Ark. 1937-8.  Library of Congress



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, November 7
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night November 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.


Thursday, November 17 through Thursday, November 17
FxGS Membership Meeting - Engaging Your Family While Present Your Research Findings  (FxGS Membership Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required


Saturday, November 19 through Saturday, November 19
FxGS Education Meeting - Probate and RElated Records: Law, Language and Context  (FxGS Education Class/Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Required



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, December 5
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night December 9th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.



Family History Writing SIG
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Tuesday night January 3rd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, February 6, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night February 6th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, March 6, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night March 6th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.


Saturday, March 18, 2023
Save the Date: 2023 Spring Fair  (FxGS Spring Conference)
As a genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator, and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and writes a blog, The Legal Genealogist. Visit her website at www.legalgenealogist.com.
 
At our Spring Fair, she will present “When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogy Records” as well as “No, No, Nanette! What Negative Evidence Is... And Isn’t”
 
Additional details, including registration and timing, will be provided closer to the event!



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, April 3, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night April 3rd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, May 1, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night May 1st from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.



Family History Writing SIG
Monday, June 5, 2023
Family History Writing SIG  (FxGS SIG Events)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ZOOM Meeting - Limited to SIG membership (its free)
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night June 5th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm to review this month's manuscript.
 
If you have a manuscript you are writing for your family or publication, members of the Family History Writers’ Special Interest Group would enjoy reading and reviewing your family narratives to help you to make them even better.

We are all at different levels of writing skills and experience, and we enjoy helping each other. Whether questions of grammar, comma usage, spelling variations, or those fiendish footnotes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss and debate the issues.

If you wish to be added to the members' list to receive a copy of the draft manuscript by email and join the online meetings, please send your name and email address to SIG co-leader Sean Furniss at Sean.Furniss@gmail.com.

Join us at the online Zoom meeting and see how historical context can be incorporated into family history narratives. See how two stories can be told at once, placing the protagonist in the center of the action, adding suspense, injecting drama, and using dialogue to move the story forward.