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Saturday, March 6
Clustering Your DNA Matches  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class
Your DNA test results provide you with hundreds (or thousands) of matches. Organizing them into family groupings or clusters is essential to solving your brick wall problems. There are now multiple methods to create clusters, some easy, some difficult. Join us as we take a look at the various techniques.
 
Instructor:  Linda Forrest
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers.
 
Register with the Zoom link below, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
 
**Register in advance for this meeting using this link:**
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, March 13
Abstracting, Extracting and Transcribing Records  (Education)
9:00 am to 11:00 am
On Zoom - Preregistration required to receive the link for this class.
Learn the difference between these three methods of recording information found in genealogy records, how it's done, which method do you use in which situation and for what purpose. You will practice what you are learning during this class.
 
Instructor:  Dawn Carlile
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers.
 
Register with the Zoom link below, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.
**Register in advance for this meeting using this link:**
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event. Please join 15 minutes early, so that we can get started on time.


Saturday, March 13
Intro to Ancestry.com  (Education)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
On Zoom - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
This class covers the pros and cons of using Ancestry.com, including how to get started, planning and organizing your information, creating a tree, finding records and sources, editing, searching, and where to look for help.  Two hours, with handouts included.
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
 
Cost:  $8 Members and $10 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
Email Deb to register for this class.
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Intro to Ancestry class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Education Committee to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Saturday, March 20
Google for Genealogy: Drives, Docs, Sheets and Photos  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Registration required to receive the link for this class
 
Google for Genealogy: Drives, Docs, Sheets and Photos
This class covers how to use various Google products in your genealogical research, including:
  • Google Drive for saving in the cloud,
  • Google Docs for word processing,
  • Sheets for spreadsheets and tracking, and
  • Google Photos for pictures and images. 
You will learn how you can start with Google using a free account, as well as when and why you might want to pay for more services.  Handouts included.
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
Cost:  $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers. Limit of 12 per class.  
 
Please mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401 and indicate it is for the Google for Genealogy class.
 
** Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link the Zoom session. Please email Deb to register for this class. The link will be emailed to you before the class.** 


Saturday, March 27
March Genealogy Chat  (Education)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required to receive the link
 
Please join us! for OGS's March Genealogy Chat on Zoom at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Topic:  TBD
 
** Register in advance for this meeting using this link:
** After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting on the day of the event.
 
Everyone is invited to join us, so invite you friends, family and genealogy buddies. 
 



Saturday, April 24
OGS Virtual Spring Seminar with Peggy Clemens Lauritzen  (Seminars)
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration is required for the seminar to receive the link
Speaker:  Peggy Clemens Lauritzen
 
Topics:
Apprentices, Indentured Servants and Redemptioners; White Servitude in America
Beginning Your Kentucky Research
Migration Trails Across America
Up In Smoke!! What To Do When the Courthouse Burns