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2014 Programs

 

November 11, 1:00 P.M.

Annual Business Meeting and Elections

“Your Military Ancestor,” by Marilyn Elrod

Trace your military ancestors in various wars through the Internet and at Federal, state, and local levels.  Along the way, you will find interesting stories and documents.  Share your military memorabilia to honor your ancestor on Veterans Day.

 

November 18, 9:30 A.M.

Using Family Tree Maker 2014 Software (Part 3 of 3) by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting

In this 3-part series, learn how Family Tree Maker software integrates with Ancestry.com to make the search, storage and sharing processes more seamless.  Session 3 covers the Web Search workspace, Ancestry.com TreeSync, and other maintenance tasks such as backups and exports.  RSVP here.

 

November 18, 1:00 P.M.

“Heirlooms & History:  Glimpses into 19th Century Lives from Unique Family Documents” by Tom Tyler, Denver University Professor

Journals of an ancestor’s two voyages on a Nantucket whaling ship in the 1820s and 1830s led to a family history quest that is still ongoing.  A more complete biography of the Nantucket whaler and his family emerged.  A museum database available online provided useful facts but also raised questions.  The Google Books library, online historic maps and newspapers, as well as other internet resources, yielded narrative material as well as explaining old skeletons (e.g. slave ownership, murder, divorce, etc.).

 

December 9, Noon

Holiday Luncheon and program “Christmas Memories”

 

 

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