Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society



May 21, 2016

Seattle Genealogical Society 2016 Spring Seminar

“Finding Solutions To Your Toughest Research Problems, Utilizing Migration Routes, Civil War Records And Online Techniques”
Speaker: William Dollarhide, nationally recognized genealogical lecturer and award winning author, featuring his latest book Genealogical Resources of the Civil War Era.


Spring Seminar Topics:

  • American Migration Routes, 1750-1800
  • Civil War Genealogy. resources and examples of each are divided into state sources and national sources. Based on Dollarhide's latest book, Genealogical Resources of the Civil War Era
  • You Know About Census Records, But What About Census Substitutes?
  • Finding Living Relatives Online

For more information on this seminar, visit the 2016 Spring Seminar page, or click the links at the right.


The Seattle Genealogical Society features two all-day seminars per year.

Each Spring we bring in a nationally recognized genealogical speaker. In the Fall, we hold a seminar focused on a particular theme with local experts.

Previous seminar topics and speakers include:

Fall 2015: “The Family History Detective: Finding Solutions To Your Toughest Research Problems”, Dr. Thomas W. Jones

Spring 2015: “Who’s Your Daddy? Researching Your Family History in the Mid-South States”,  C. Lynn Andersen

Fall 2014: "DNA: The New Genalogy Frontier", Diahan Southard

Spring 2014: "Wanted - Relatives: Dead or Alive", Jeanne Larzalere Bloom

Fall 2013: A Genealogical Potpourri

Spring 2013: Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist

Fall 2012: Re-Search and Prove

Spring 2012: George G. Morgan

Fall 2011: Military Records: The Price of Freedom Isn't Free

Spring 2011: Colleen Fitzpatrick

Fall 2010: On the Move: US Migration

Spring 2010: Elissa Scalise Powell

Fall 2009: Oral History

Spring 2009: John Philip Colletta