October Meeting, Sunday October 25th, 2020

Our October  meeting will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom beginning at 1:30.  A zoom link and information on how to join the meeting will be sent to members one week prior to the event. Non-members wishing to attend may send a request by October 22nd to info@washtenawgenealogy.org. 
Lecture: "Scotch-Irish Research" Presented by Derek Blount 
Learn about the Scotch-Irish: who they were, where  did they come from and where can they can be found. Find out what records are available and how to find online records and records not yet digitized. Derek is a professional genealogist with his own business "Lost Branches". He specializes in reseach in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth nations.
Class: "Genealogy Webinars and Podcasts" 3:15 Presented by Omer Jean Winborn and Sharon Brevoort

Webinars and podcasts are two of the most convenient and least expensive ways to augment your genealogy education. Discover over twenty quality sources for webinars and podcasts, including those covering African Americans and American Indians.  Find out how and where to locate them. Presented by Omer Jean Winborn and Sharon Brevoort, members of GSWC. 

2020-2021 Lectures and Classes

Click here for information about our meetings and the meeting schedule through May 2021.

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The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan (GSWC for short) functions through volunteer efforts and welcomes anyone interested in genealogy and local history, whether beginning their family research or more experienced researchers.
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