Oregon Genealogical Society

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This page will be updated often to keep you informed of changes to our schedules during the Covid-19 pandemic. As many of our members are at a higher risk of the virus we are acting to protect everyone.  We appreciate and thank you for your understanding during these times.
 

 
UPCOMING CLASSES on ZOOM (see the calendar for details)
Preregistration Required for ALL classes.
 
Nov 21  Finding and using City Directories in your research  10  AM – 12 PM   ($)
 
Nov 22  Questions for your family  2 - 4 PM ($)
 
Dec 4   Intro to Genealogy  9 - 10 AM  (Free)
 
Dec 5   Georeferencing  10 AM - 12 PM   ($)
 
Dec 12  Intro to Ancestry.com  9 - 11 AM    ($)
 
January and February classes will be posted soon.
 
 
DNA Special Interest Group (SIG)
Saturday, Nov. 21st  1 – 2:30 PM on Zoom
November Topic:  DNA Clustering 

The DNA Interest Group meets on the third Saturday of each month in January, March, May, July, September, and November.OGS members and nonmembers are welcome to attend, regardless of your experience in the use of DNA tools.  The purpose of this group is to help one another solve genealogical problems and to help interpret DNA test results. Participants share their experiences, ask questions, and everyone learns from the each other.
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUocO-hrjoiHNeK7pkPVxxRCFI7xjWtkTaZ
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 
 
Seminar & Education committee
Saturday, Nov. 28th  9:30 – 10;30 AM on Zoom
 
 
GENEALOGY CHAT, Saturday 11/28/2020
Please join us! for the OGS Genealogy Chat on Zoom at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  Family Traditions
Tell us about your family traditions for the holidays, or other events or times of the year.
It isn’t Thanksgiving without grandma’s _____? We always go caroling. We open one gift on Christmas eve. We have a pin that every bride wears on her wedding day for the last s125 years. What traditions are there in your family?
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrcOCrrTItEtNVJjL2xK9k0Ez1fwer1Fo_
 
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 
We would also like to know how you would like us to use the Genealogy chat. Do you like the format, or not? We do this for you so please send me your feedback. I promise my feelings won’t be hurt. Email me.
 
Everyone is invited to join us,  so invite you friends, family and genealogy buddies. Everyone will need to register, just like you, by sending an email to Education. The link will be emailed to everyone on Saturday morning. 
 
If you have questions or comments, please e-mail us.
 
 
 


UPCOMING
EVENTS
November 28
Education & Seminar Committee
  The education and seminar committee meets the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30 AM on Zoom. The meeting is ...
November 28
Genealogy Chat
  The November Genealogy Chat topic is Family Traditions Tell us about your family traditions for the holidays, or other events ...
December 4
Genealogy – Getting Started
  This class will help you get started with your family history, including planning and organizing your projects, useful forms, ...
December 5
Georeferencing
Geo-referencing means using landmarks on historical maps to line them up with modern maps. Modern digital tools and digital maps ...
December 12
Intro to Ancestry.com
  This class covers the pros and cons of using Ancestry.com, including how to get started, planning and organizing your ...
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