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Wednesday, June 28
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville



Wednesday, July 12 through Wednesday, July 12
Popular Websites Available for Free at Your Local Family History Library  (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church Basement Meeting Room - Juniper Street, Colville
The July Northeast Washington Genealogical Society meeting is on Wednesday, the 12th. We will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 1:00 PM.  Entry is located at the back of the building. The building is located one block east of the South Main Restaurant on Hwy 395.
 
NeWGS President, Susan Dechant will demonstrate many of the popular paid websites available at the local Family History Library for free. These include  Ancestry.com Library Version, Find My Past Library Version, Fold3.com plus many others you may not be familiar with. Who doesn't like "free"? There are many other sites available. Come see for yourself. You won't be disappointed.
 
 Please note we are now meeting at 1:00 p.m. 
 
All visitors are welcome. You do not need to be a member to attend the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society's meetings.


Wednesday, July 26
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville



Wednesday, August 9 through Wednesday, August 9
Do-Over Update  (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church Basement Meeting Room- Juniper St, Colville WA
The next Northeast Washington Genealogical Society meeting is on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. We will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 1:00 PM.  Entry is located at the back of the building. The building is located one block east of the South Main Restaurant on Hwy 395.
 
Good organizational skills are crucial to success in genealogical research. NeWGS's recent WSGS Outstanding Volunteer award recipient, Norma Yost, will bring us up-to-date on her "Do-Over" project she shared with this group several months ago. This includes a few surprise twists along the way and how she and her sister modified the project to fit their personal research style. 
 
All visitors are welcome. You do not need to be a member to attend the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society's meetings. 


Wednesday, August 23
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville


Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
FGS Conference - Building Bridges to the Past  (Out of Area Seminars)
Pittsburgh, PA

Join fellow genealogists and family historians for the FGS 2017 National Conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 30–September 2. Everyone is welcome! Hosted by the Federation of Genealogical Societies along with local host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, FGS 2017 brings you sessions with a wide variety of topics from many of the nation’s top family history experts. Sessions are aimed at strengthening your research skills no matter what your level or area of expertise might be.

Learn from leading family history speakers and educators. Visit companies and organizations providing products and services that will benefit your research. Meet up with old friends and make new ones. Leave FGS 2017 with a renewed enthusiasm for family history and ready to tackle those challenging research projects. Whether you are just starting to research your family tree or have been an avid genealogist for years, the FGS 2017 Conference is an event you won’t want to miss.




Wednesday, September 13 through Saturday, May 13
Just Who Was John Engebritson?  (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church Basement Meeting Room- Juniper St, Colville WA
The next Northeast Washington Genealogical Society meeting is on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. We will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 1:00 PM.  Entry is located at the back of the building. The building is located one block east of the South Main Restaurant on Hwy 395.
 
NeWGS President, Susan Dechant has been involved in an interesting project to build a "new" monument to honor those fallen while building the Mighty Grand Coulee Dam. Susan has painstakingly been researching each of the 81 known men in an effort to recognize each of them. One in particular, John Carl Engbritson, has a fascinating story to be told. It is his story that Susan will share with us this month.
 
All visitors are welcome. You do not need to be a member to attend the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society's meetings.


Saturday, September 16 through Saturday, September 16
NeWGS Fall Seminar  (Local Seminars)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Ambulance Shack, Colville
A Day With Dollarhide
 
Saturday, September 16th the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society will be holding their 29th annual Fall Seminar at the “Ambulance Shack” located at the North Roundabout in Colville.
 
The featured presenter will be William Dollarhide; renowned genealogy lecturer and author. He has been in pursuit of his family origins since 1971 and involved professionally with genealogy since 1980. He has written over 120 published magazine articles relating to genealogical research; has developed several software systems for genealogy; and he is the author of over 30 books, including Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920, one of the best-selling genealogy books of all time
 
Topics for our workshop include:
 
  American Migration Routes, 1750-1800

 Using Deeds to Trace the Trails of Your Ancestors

 You Know About Census Records But What About Census Substitutes?

 Civil War Genealogy

 

Mr. Dollarhide's numerous books will be available for purchase during breaks and lunch.

 
Mark your calendars now! You don't want to miss this one. In fact, why not bring a friend? Remember you don't have to be a member to attend.
 
Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Registration Form is attached below. Please contact Karen Struve at 509-690-8380 should you have questions.


Wednesday, September 27
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville



Saturday, October 7 through Saturday, October 7
EWGS Fall Seminar: German Research  (Local Seminars)
Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall St, Spokane, WA
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Fall Workshop - German Research  
 
Presenters: Kent Aggers, Dolly Webb & Renata Wilde
 
1. German History Necessary for Research -- Dolly Webb
2. The German Russians -- Kent Aggers
3. Crossing the Pond -- Renate Wilde
4. Questions & Answers - a panel of Dolly, Kent & Renata
 
For More Details please visit www.ewgsi.org


Wednesday, October 11 through Wednesday, October 11
Tips for Conducting an Oral Interview  (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LDS Church Basement Meeting Room- Juniper St, Colville WA
The next Northeast Washington Genealogical Society meeting is on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. We will meet in the basement meeting room of the LDS Church on Juniper Street in Colville at 1:00 PM.  Entry is located at the back of the building. The building is located one block east of the South Main Restaurant on Hwy 395.
 
With the holidays rapidly approaching now is the time to prepare for the (possibly spur-of-the-moment) opportunity to interview a loved one at a family gathering. NeWGS member, Lora Rose will conduct an interview of one of our members to demonstrate what types of questions you should be prepared to ask. Oftentimes these are once-in-a-lifetime moments. Many of regret not asking the important questions that could have led us in the right direction for future research.
 
All visitors are welcome. You do not need to be a member to attend the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society's meetings.
 


Wednesday, October 25
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville



Wednesday, November 15
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville
Note that this meeting is one week earlier than usual due to Thanksgiving.



Wednesday, December 13
NeWGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
12:30 pm
Struve home, Colville
Note that this month we meet the second Wednesday since we have no general meeting.