October 17 and 18, 2015:
Seattle Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar
“THE FAMILY HISTORY DETECTIVE: FINDING SOLUTIONS TO YOUR TOUGHEST RESEARCH PROBLEMS”
Speaker: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL, FASG, Co-Editor of National Genealogical Society Quarterly, past APG board member, BCG trustee and president, teacher at BU, IGHR, and SLIG, author of the recently published book Mastering Genealogical Proof
Fall Seminar Topics:
October 17, 2015 (seminar)
- Can a Complex Research Problem Be Solved Solely Online?
- Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not Reliable)
- Inferential Genealogy: Deducing Ancestors’ Identities Indirectly
- Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Ancestor
October 18, 2015 (special classes*)
- Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses: Planning an Exhaustive Search
- Special Problems: Finding Immigrant and Migrant Origins
*These 75-minute Special Classes are in a classroom environment and are limited to 30 participants.
For more information on this seminar, visit the 2015 Fall 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:
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