June 2017 Webinar

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June 20, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – FindingYour Ancestor’s Records: Near & Far About the Speaker – Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Records Manager currently working as the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist. She is also a Professional Genealogist lecturing, teaching and writing about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She […]


May 2017 Webinar

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May 16, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – “Taken with a Large Grain of Salt” — Verifying Family Stories About the Speaker – Erica Dakin Voolich, PLCGS, is an author, blogger and teacher who has transitioned from using her problem solving skills in the mathematics classroom to solving family history problems.Erica has written articles in MASSOG […]


April 2017 Webinar

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April 18, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – Oral Interviews: Connecting with the Living Past About the Speaker – Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA, is a professional genealogical speaker. She has been working on her personal genealogy for over 15 years and recently completed a Master’s degree in history, focusing on domestic medicine in 17th century […]


March 2017 Webinar

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March 21, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – Did Grandma Have a Filling Station? Using Married Women’s Business Certificates About the Speaker – Sara is an instructor of non-credit genealogy courses at Greenfield Community College and Fitchburg State University. She is a genealogy blogger and an active member of the Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts, Central […]


February 2017 Webinar

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February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – WikiTree for Genealogists February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – Hope N. Tillman About the Speaker – Hope Tillman brought together the genealogies of both sides of her families – one emigrated to Virginia and the other to New England both in the 1630s. Her special focus is […]


January 2017 Webinar

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January 17, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – Catholic Records in America January 17, 2017, 7:00 PM EST – Margaret Fortier About the Speaker – Named for her grandmothers and inspired by her mother’s phenomenal memory, Margaret R. Fortier has been researching for sixteen years. She holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and […]


December Webinar

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December 20 – Dave Robison Topic: December 20 – Dave Robison , Mining the Rich Resources of Western Massachusetts None of us needs to be reminded that “It’s not all on the internet.” Estimates of the volume of online content range from 10% to as much as 15%. That number has always seemed low to […]


November 2016 Webinar

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November Webinar Topic: Young and Gifted: Researching Your Ancestors in Massachusetts School Records Massachusetts has a deep history in the field of education, dating back to the 17th century. The majority of our ancestor’s paper trail results from their adult life, leaving researchers to only imagine or speculate on their earlier development. From the town […]


October Webinar

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October Webinar Topic: A Decree of (Temporary) Divorce: My Life Without Ancestry.com Mary Roddy Wondering about surviving without Ancestry.com? Find resources for census, directories, vital records and more for free from home. A fresh perspective will jumpstart your research. Bio: Mary Roddy, a CPA, earned a certificate in Genealogy and Family History from University of […]


June Webinar

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Topic: What Is the Digital Public Library? How Can I Use It for Genealogy? Diane Brooks-Sherry The Digital Public Library of America makes content from libraries, museums, and archives available for free to the entire world; these resources are useful for both amateur and experienced genealogists.  If you are beginning your search, early published vital […]