2011 Events of Interest to
Genealogist & Historians

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January 2011  
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February 2011 February 13 The Huxford Genealogical Society Grand Opening of the new Huxford Spear Genealogy Library 2:00 pm For more information: http://www.huxford.com/Flyers/Spear_Elmer_2011-02-13.pdf The library will be open for research at 10:00 am Location: 20 S. College St. Homerville, GA.Feb. 19
 

Feb. 19 Mitchell County Genealogical Society, DeSoto Trail Regional Library, meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at 145 East Broad Street Camilla, GA 31730-1898  Dues: Member $10.00 Family $15.00 For more information call, (229) 336-8372 Topic for February "History of Pelham" Mrs. Miriam Powell, speaker

Feb. 19 Sixth Annual Speakers Forum presented by the North Carolina Genealogical Society at the North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601. For more information and online registration form, visit http://ncgenealogy.org and click Store or email info@ncgenealogy.org

Feb. 19 Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. 2011 Spring Genealogical Seminar presents Sharon Tate Moody, CG  Her topics will be: Finding Missing Links in Land Records, In the Wilderness and on the Battlefield with Your Civil War Ancestor, No Ring? No License? Were They Married?, Speaking from the Grave: Understanding Your Ancestor's Probate Files Place: St. Paul's Catholic Church auditorium, 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL. (Handicap accessible) For more information see http://jaxgen.home.comcast.net/~jaxgen/2011semflyer.pdf

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March 2011

Georgia Genealogy Association 5 March, 2011, Seminar Speaker: Claire Bettag, CG, CGL
Date: 5 March 2011
Location:
Columbus Public Library  3000 Macon Road, Columbus, Georgia
Time: 10:00 4:30 pm (registration 9:30 am-10:00 am)
Fees: GGS members $25.00; Non-members $35.00
Contact Info: Karen Molohon or program at gagensociety.org with any questions
Topics: Assumptions in Genealogical Research: Your Own Worst Enemy; National Archives and records Administration (NARA) Records and Information at Your Fingertips; Congressional Serial Set and Government Documents: Untapped Genealogical Treasures; Bounty-Land Records at the National Archives

Mar. 19 Mitchell County Genealogical Society, DeSoto Trail Regional Library, meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at 145 East Broad Street Camilla, GA 31730-1898 Dues: Member $10.00 Family $15.00 For more information call, (229) 336-8372 Topic for Mar. "History of Baconton" Mrs. Ruby Britt, speaker

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April 2011 Apr. 16 Mitchell County Genealogical Society, DeSoto Trail Regional Library, meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at 145 East Broad Street Camilla, GA 31730-1898 Dues: Member $10.00 Family $15.00 For more information call, (229) 336-8372 Topic for April "History of Newton and Baker County" Mr. Mike Tabb, speaker

Apr. 30 For the Genealogist Who Doesn't Know Anything About DNA - 10:15 am - 4:15 pm at the Leroy Collins Leon County Publis Library Program Room A. Registration stats at 10:00 with a one hour break for lunch. Lunch not provided. This interactive workshop provides an introduction to the basic concepts of DNA, DNA analysis, and the role that DNA can play in your genealogy research. There is a $2 per person fee for this workshop. Early registration recommended. Early registration by mail before Apr 23 - Jay Collins PO Box 6614, Tallahassee, FL. 32314-6614 (850)566-8479 jpc@aol.com

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May 2011

May 11 2011 National Genealogical Family History Conference Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston, SC, US  Attended by thousands of genealogists from around the country. More then fifty nationally recognized speakers will provide over one hundred and fifty lectures on a wide variety of topics including research in South Carolina and the Surrounding states, migration patterns, religious records, research methodology, and problem solving. Also lectures about researching various ethnic groups: Germans, Cherokee, African-Americans, Scots, and Scots-Irish For more information: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/

May 15 Huxford Genealogical Society, Inc. Quarterly Meeting 2:00 pm Subject: Genetic Genealogy Update Speaker: Robert B. Noles, Board member of the Huxford Genealogical Society and Project Administrator for over 20 genetic genealogy projects for the Wiregrass Region and for many Wiregrass surnames. Contact the Huxford Genealogical Society for more information. Location: 20 S. College St. Homerville, GA.

May 21 Huxford Genealogy Society, Inc. presents Megan Smolenyak, Homerville, GA Topics included in the day long session include: "Remembering our Ancestors" , "Cases That Make My Brain Hurt" , "Cold Cases: Genealogist, Coroner, and the FBI", "Reverse Genealogy Techniques for finding your lost loved ones" ,  Registration: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Seminar 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pre-registration: All Huxford members $40.00; Non-members $45.00; All walk-ins $50.00  Location: 20 S. College St. Homerville, GA. For more information: http://www.huxford.com/Flyers/Smolenyak_Megan_Flyer.pdf

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June 2011
June 18 Mitchell County Genealogical Society, DeSoto Trail Regional Library, meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at 145 East Broad Street Camilla, GA 31730-1898 Dues: Member $10.00 Family $15.00 For more information call, (229) 336-8372 Topic for June "History of Camilla" Mrs. Nan Williamson, speaker
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July 2011 Stovall Family Association 2011 Family Reunion in Nashville Tennessee on July 15 , 2011 For details go to the Stovall Family Association website: http://stovall.org/events.htm  

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August 2011

Augusta's Genealogical Society's  Homecoming Seminar is part of AGS's annual Homecoming weekend, which includes not only an all-day seminar, but also trips to nearby courthouses for research, cemetery tours, computer demonstrations, and time for research in the AGS Library. Past Seminar subjects have included "Migrations, Immigrations, & Emigrations," "Searching for your New England Ancestors," "Bridges Back to Virginia and Maryland," and "Forward with Computers and Genetics." Dates to be announced.

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September 2011  

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October 2011 O

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November 2011 November Annual Fall Meeting of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.  http://www.scgen.org/annual.htm

November FSGS Genealogy Conference, S

November North Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop and Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Genealogical Society presents

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December 2011 December Annual Atlanta Celtic Christmas Concert at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

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