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​Bring out your Dead! Plague, Pandemics and Epidemics in Your Ancestry with Derek Blount
Saturday, January 8, 2022
​Bring out your Dead! Plague, Pandemics and Epidemics in Your Ancestry with Derek Blount  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Bring out your Dead! Plague, Pandemics and Epidemics in Your Ancestry with Derek Blount
The program discusses epidemics from the 1200s to present and where to find unusual data records about the epidemics and records of people that succumbed to them.



Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants with Michael Lacopo.
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants with Michael Lacopo.  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Methods for Identifying the German Origins of American Immigrants with Michael Lacopo.
If all you know from conventional records is “Germany” as a place of origin, then this lecture will help you mine other resources to locate WHERE in Germany your ancestor came from. Learn some new tricks to help you pinpoint the place of origin of your German-speaking ancestor!

CATEGORY: Immigration, Sociology, Ethnic, Regional

OUTLINE:
  • Overview of German immigration history and geography
  • Utilization of lesser-known published sources
  • How to mine primary records for place names and hints of places of origin
  • Indirect research to locate German origins
  • Case studies



Finding Family in the 1950 US Census Before it is Searchable with Thomas Koselka
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Finding Family in the 1950 US Census Before it is Searchable with Thomas Koselka  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Finding Family in the 1950 US Census Before it is Searchable with Thomas Koselka
This session will cover the tools available to you to search by location: State, County, City or Township, and Enumeration District to locate your family before searching is available. Tom's presentation will also discuss how you and other volunteers can help ensure this census is searchable by researchers. The process is reportedly different than the process used ten years ago.



Michiganology with Jill Arnold
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Michiganology with Jill Arnold  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Michiganology with Jill Arnold



Story Telling Techniques to Improve Your Family Narrative with Laura Hedgecock
Saturday, May 14, 2022
Story Telling Techniques to Improve Your Family Narrative with Laura Hedgecock  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
10:30 am
Zoom webinar - registration required
Story Telling Techniques to Improve Your Family Narrative with Laura Hedgecock
This session will explore practical strategies to bring family stories to life. Speaker Laura Hedgecock will address some common-sense ways to structure and present stories, writing and storytelling tips to increase the emotional and intellectual impact of stories, and choosing and weaving in details that add to the story as well as an accurate understanding of history.
 



DSGR / WWCGS Annual Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Saturday, June 4, 2022
DSGR / WWCGS Annual Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  (DSGR Meeting Schedule)
​Joint Research trip with the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
Joint Research trip with the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
DSGR / WWCGS Annual Trip to the ACPL Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Details and transportation options will be available in Spring 2022. Last year this trip was a meet-up instead of the usual bus trip due to the pandemic.