Oregon Genealogical Society

2018 Spring Seminar & Workshop

   Jill Morelli, CG® 
Our speaker, Jill Morelli, CG®, lectures about her Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors nationwide with a focus on intermediate and advanced methodologies, and unique records sets. After obtaining her credential as a Certified Genealogist, she began an online course sharing her experiences and demystifying the process of certification to all who are interested in going “on the clock.”
Family History Writing Workshop
Friday, April 6, 2018  6:00 - 8:30 pm (doors open at 5:45 pm)
Topic:  There are many ways to write your family history. We will explore some of the ways to present your family history writing in multiple media forms. Exercises will get your creative writing juices flowing.

Spring Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, April 7, 2018  9:30 am - 4:00 pm (doors open at 9:00 am)
6500 Miles & 32 Repositories: My Travels through the Midwest
Intimidated by doing onsite research at Courthouses, Archives, & State Libraries? Presentation covers pre-trip organization, what you will find, & how to find it with examples. Included are my own rookie mistakes so you will be a pro on your next visit!

Solving the Family Myth Using the Principles of Logic
Myths are prevalent in everyone’s family but how does one prove their veracity? 

The Genealogical Proof Standard for Everyone
The GPS can be understandable and attainable by everyone.

Finding Our Women: 25+ Places to Find a Surname
Our female ancestors get “lost” more often because of their frequent name changes. Perhaps one of the 25+ places to look may be new to you and allow you to identify your female ancestor!
Location for both events is Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane, Springfield, Oregon.
Please dress in layers. The temperature will vary throughout the day. If you get cold you will want a sweater or coat to put on. The chairs are not padded so feel free to bring a cushion if you desire padding.
Directions:  Take I-105/126 to the Mohawk/19th exit. Turn north onto Mohawk which will become 19th. Proceed through two traffic lights and turn left (west) at the third light onto Hayden Bridge Rd. Turn right across from Page Elementary  onto Harvest Lane and you are there.
Here is the google map of the location. https://bit.ly/2pCOIo9
If you have questions about either event just email us.