September Meeting: Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Our September 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 September 24th to 
Lecture: "British Isles to Canada to Michigan" Presented by Jessica Trotter 
This was a popular migration pattern and this talk explores resources available to researchers studying families who travelled these routes. Jessica Trotter holds a Master of Science in Information, Archives and Records Management Specialization from the University of Michigan. She has presented over the past six years at various seminars and conferences, as well as at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. 
Class: "Productive Online Searches" 3:15 Presented by Mary Henderson
Maximize the number and quality of online search results through the use of Boolean operators and careful crafting of the search parameters. Mary Henderson serves as GSWC Treasurer and is a professional genealogist with Genetic Genealogy Research, LLC.
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2020-2021 Lectures and Classes

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