A Recipe for Writing Family History

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 in Webinars. No Comments

February 27, 2018 – Devon Lee, A Recipe for Writing Family History Names, dates and places on charts is not an exciting way to make an ancestor endearing to future generations. Together we’ll discuss how to turn the facts into a written story that you can then share with your relatives so your ancestors are […]


ArchivDigital for Swedish Research

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 in Webinars. No Comments

January 23- Michael McClellan, ArkivDigital for Swedish Research What exactly is ArkivDigital and what types of records are available? Do I need to read or speak Swedish to use ArkivDigital? How do I trace my family and find my distant relatives in Sweden? All these questions will be answered in the webinar. About the Speaker: […]


Direct Link to the Past – City Directories for Genealogy

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 in Webinars. No Comments

December 19 – Direct Link to the Past – City Directories for Genealogy City Directories are a tool for genealogists to fill in gaps between census years and learn more about ancestors. But if you’re just searching for a name, you’re missing out! In this presentation see many sources to find directories. Mary will show […]


Who Lyeth There?: Early Colonial Settlement Patterns

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 in Webinars. No Comments

November 28 – Who Lyeth There?: Early Colonial Settlement Patterns   The preservation project of a seemingly empty colonial burial ground in Northborough, Massachusetts is the inspiration for following the story of the earliest families of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. You will learn how the first towns were created and how successive generations expanded westward, […]


Welcome to the Graveyard

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 in Webinars. No Comments

October 24 – Welcome to the Graveyard – Brenda Sullivan This program is directly aimed at genealogists and how they can learn to ‘read’ the cemetery for clues and information.  Using both direct observation and deductive reasoning from objects such as the writing, art, geology and the cemetery landscape, much new insight can be revealed. […]


Webinar Schedule 2017-2018

By webmaster@msoginc.org on Monday, August 14th, 2017 in Webinars. No Comments

Season 3 – MSOG Webinar Line Up Date Speaker Topic 10/24/2017 Brenda Sullivan Welcome to the Graveyard – A Valuable Resource for Genealogists 11/28/2017 Beth Finch McCarthy Who Lyeth There?: Early Colonial Settlement Patterns 12/19/2017 Mary Roddy Direct Link to the Past – City Directories for Genealogy 1/23/2018 Michael McLellan ArkivDigital for Swedish Research 2/27/2018 […]


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 […]