Washington DC Family History Center Annual Conference
The Washington DC Family History Center will sponsor its 9th annual Family History Conference on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at 10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895. This conference is free of charge with 20 sessions from beginning to advanced genealogy. The keynote speaker will be James Bartlett addressing the topic, “DNA – Genealogy Will Never Be the Same.”
Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop
The Staunton Public Library is pleased to host the Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop, presented by Fintan Mullan, Executive Director, and Gillian Hunt, Research Officer of the Ulster Historical Foundation based in Belfast, Ireland. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Augusta County Genealogical Society. The Workshop will take place Monday, March 16 at the Staunton Public Library. Please call 540-332-3902 to register.
The Workshop will have 2 sessions:
1:00 – 5:00 pm:
Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
Records Related to the Different Churches in Ireland
Understanding Irish Townlands: the importance of place, identity and administrative divisions in Irish research
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Emigration from the North of Ireland to North America in the Eighteenth Century (the story of the Scots-Irish)
Solving Your Brick Walls: Practical Internet Tutorial and Resolving Research Problems
Quebec Family History Society
The Quebec Family History Society presents Roots 2015, an international conference on family history from June 19-21, 2015 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest English language genealogical conference held in Quebec.
For further information and to register go to www.qfhs.ca
King William County Records
Genealogists with interest in early King William County records will be interested in this link:
What's New on the VGS Website
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