Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
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Tuesday, September 28
Y-DNA and Family Research  (Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:15 pm
On-line Virtual Meeting (Free)
Speaker: Janine Cloud
FTDNA Group Projects, Events Coordinator
 
For twenty years, Y-DNA has been used to confirm and connect to paternal ancestry. In this talk, Janine Cloud will discuss the types of testing available, along with how Y-DNA reveals information about your patrilineal ancestors. She'll also cover research strategies for both individuals and groups. 
 
Longtime genealogy enthusiast Janine Cloud has been with FamilyTreeDNA for ten years, during which she's served as Information Specialist, Customer Service Manager, and established the Group Projects team she now manages. She's given talks on genetic genealogy both in person and virtually at international, national, regional, and local events, including RootsTech, NGS Family History Conference, and Family History Down Under.
 
Registration now open.



Thursday, October 7
GenHelp - Free Genealogy Assistance  (Training)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom

 

The goal of  the monthly virtual sessions continues to be to provide free genealogy assistance to hobbyists. Mark your calendars for the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm ET.  This is an open session and you may enter the Zoom session anytime during the 90 minute session and you may drop out when your question is answered.


It is not necessary to be a member of WCGS to participate and there is no cost. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and share knowledge during the 90-minute session. The session will be moderated. Please note this program will not include research requests or queries; all assistance will be given only within the time constraints of the monthly virtual session.

Please submit your queries in advance. It gives the panelists a chance to mull and ponder and come up with better suggestions for you. Submissions should be sent to jhawkgenealogy@gmail.com

Click here to register to for GenHelp. Scroll down to the GenHelp registration section. 
 


Tuesday, October 26
Finding the Law  (Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:15 pm
On-line Virtual Meeting (Free)
Speaker: Judy G. Russel, JD, CG, CGL
The Legal Genealogist
 
Time and time again, we're told as genealogists that we need to look at records in the context of the law at the time and in the place where the records were created. Easier said than done! With 50 states and the federal government all passing laws, how do we find the laws we need, for both North Carolina and beyond?
 



Thursday, November 4
GenHelp - Free Genealogy Assistance  (Training)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom

 

The goal of  the monthly virtual sessions continues to be to provide free genealogy assistance to hobbyists. Mark your calendars for the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm ET.  This is an open session and you may enter the Zoom session anytime during the 90 minute session and you may drop out when your question is answered.


It is not necessary to be a member of WCGS to participate and there is no cost. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and share knowledge during the 90-minute session. The session will be moderated. Please note this program will not include research requests or queries; all assistance will be given only within the time constraints of the monthly virtual session.

Please submit your queries in advance. It gives the panelists a chance to mull and ponder and come up with better suggestions for you. Submissions should be sent to jhawkgenealogy@gmail.com

Click here to register to for GenHelp. Scroll down to the GenHelp registration section. 
 



Thursday, December 2
GenHelp - Free Genealogy Assistance  (Training)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Zoom

 

The goal of  the monthly virtual sessions continues to be to provide free genealogy assistance to hobbyists. Mark your calendars for the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm ET.  This is an open session and you may enter the Zoom session anytime during the 90 minute session and you may drop out when your question is answered.


It is not necessary to be a member of WCGS to participate and there is no cost. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and share knowledge during the 90-minute session. The session will be moderated. Please note this program will not include research requests or queries; all assistance will be given only within the time constraints of the monthly virtual session.

Please submit your queries in advance. It gives the panelists a chance to mull and ponder and come up with better suggestions for you. Submissions should be sent to jhawkgenealogy@gmail.com

Click here to register to for GenHelp. Scroll down to the GenHelp registration section. 
 


Tuesday, December 7
Finding Clues to Your Ancestors Hidden in Social History  (Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:15 pm
On-line Virtual Meeting (Free)
Speaker: Lisa Lisson
 
Social history tells the story of our ancestors’ lives and fills in the gaps in our genealogical research. Understanding how our ancestors lived and the events that impacted their lives leads to sharing their full stories and connections. This lecture explores how to find and include social history into your genealogy research.