` Rochester Genealogical Society

RGS Special Events April 27, 2019

"Genealogy in Bloom" with Katherine R. Willson

The Rochester Genealogical Society is proud to present an all-day event featuring nationally known speaker, Katherine R. Willson, author, researcher and founder of the Virtual Genealogical Assoc. Come and join us. You never know what you might hear that could be the key to unlock some secret in your own research.

When: 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. (sign in begins 8:30 A.M.)

Where: LDS Church, 460 Kreag Rd, Fairport, NY 14534

Cost: This event is free for RGS members. $ 30 for non-members

NOTE: If you want to become a member to come to the seminar for free - go to the Membership page first to join for $ 25 - then come back here and click on Member Registration.

The event will feature four presentations:
1. They didn't all come through Ellis Island
Finding and analyzing Passenger listsĀ 
2. Facebook's 13,200 + Genealogy/History Pages & Groups
Who better to introduce us to the wealth of material on Facebook than the compiler of this list.
3. Resources for Genealogical Research in Foreign Countries
Challenges and the best places to start searching internationally.
4. Reverse Genealogy - Locating Living Relatives - Why,Where and How
Rather than looking only for the deceased, look for distant relatives who may have stories or memorabilia to share, and may be willing to DNA test!





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