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Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Tidbit

October 10th, 2021

Ellen's Blog

News & Events:  If you are not receiving newsletters, e-mails etc, please remember to check the societies website for news, events, and other information.  (Visit the website at www.yvgs.net.)

Fall Workshop: 

 

   

October 16, 2021 | 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 
   
   

Our Presenter this year is Kate Eakman.  Kate holds an MA in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill along with graduate work in history and education from Immaculata University, Lewis and Clark College, and Seattle Pacific University.  She has been practicing genealogical research since she was in grade school, collecting family stories and photographs of 200-year-old family graves in various states. 

Saturday morning presentations are:  "Will the Real John J. Hyland Please Stand Up?”  (using thorough research, conflict resolution and some outside-the-box thinking to uncover the right information about the right person), Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!”, (using the shaking leaves on Ancestry) and "Secrets of the Census (from a former Enumeration District Supervisor)".  For registration you can print and fill out the form and either mail it to the library with a check or come into the library in person to register.

 

General Meeting:  The Next monthly YVGS meeting will occur on Saturday, November 6th at 10:00 am.

This month the subject is "Genealogical Research & Writing" and it will be presented by Ellen Allmendinger.

YVGS Board Meeting:  The next board meeting will be November 9th, 2021 at 10:00 am.   All members are welcome to attend. 

Writers Group:  The writers group continues to meet at the library on an Jorgenson is working on a wonderful writing group gift.  The writer’s group meets twice a month, all are welcome. For more information contact Jan or the library.

Other Genealogical News/Events/Tips

The following is a listing of information that may be of interest.

Thank you Pat for sharing the following link for the top 10 German Genealogy Resources:  https://genealogybargains.s3.amazonaws.com/Top+10+German+Genealogy+Resources.pdf

Upcoming Yakima Valley Genealogical Society

Events, Meetings & Closures

The following is a listing of events, meeting, and closures for YVGS.  They are subject to change.

Saturday, October 16th – Fall Workshop (8:15-Noon).  Please register in advance with the library.

Wednesday, October 20th – Writers Group (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) All are welcome.

Wednesday, November 3rd – Writers Group (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) All are welcome.

Wednesday, November 6th – General Meeting (10:00 am) Genealogical Research & Writing" and it will be presented by Ellen Allmendinger.

Saturday, November 9th – Board Meeting (10:00 am).  Please register in advance with the library.

Veteran’s Day – November 25th – Library Closed

Wednesday, November 17th – Writers Group (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) All are welcome.

Thanksgiving – November 25th – Library Closed