The Clark County Genealogical Society has a number of events scheduled for the months of May and June.
CCNGS Events for May:
Saturday, May 16: CCNGS Monthly Meeting – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library
Short Program: “Elusive Dead People: They Can’t Run but They Can Hide”. This presentation is about locating people not found on Findagrave.com or BillionGraves.com. It is illustrated by three case studies. – Kathy Rankin
Long Program: “Puzzilla & Billion Graves”. This presentation will demonstrate the use of Puzzilla as an aid in research and in breaking down brick walls. Billion Graves is a site for finding ancestors world-wide using burial information. – Ronnie Peralta
Monday, May 18: Legacy Family Tree 8.0 Special Interest Group – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library – This is an interest group, not a presentation. The focus of this meeting will be on using the timeline feature of Legacy and the Legacy feature for recording DNA test results (not a discussion of DNA tests). If time permits, there will also be an open discussion period.
CCNGS Events for June:
Saturday, June 20: CCNGS Monthly Meeting – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library
Short Program: “Brick Wall”. – TBD
Long Program: “Brick Wall: Finding the Parents of Walter Holman”. – Jerry Kunzman
Tuesday, June 23: Genealogy Lunch and Learn – 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library
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CCNGS Events for March and April 2015:
The Clark County Genealogical Society has a number of events scheduled for the months of March and April. To accommodate our members’ differing schedules, we have both daytime and evening events scheduled on weekdays, as well as our usual scheduling on Saturdays.
CCNGS Events for March:
Monday, March 16: Beginning Genealogy 1 – 6:00 – 7:30 PM – Paseo Verde Library
Saturday, March 21: CCNGS Spring Seminar – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Orleans Hotel/Casino — This year’s speaker is William “Bill” Dollarhide. Mr. Dollarhide is an internationally recognized speaker, the author of eight books on genealogy, and of numerous articles. He is also the editor of The Genealogy Bulletin. Mr. Dollarhide will speak on several topics of interest. Details and a registration form can be found here.
Monday, March 23: Beginning Genealogy 2 – 6:00 – 7:30 PM – Paseo Verde Library
Monday, March 30: Genealogy Lunch and Learn – Passenger Records & Naturalization – 12:00 – 2:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library
CCNGS Events for April:
Saturday, April 11: Free Ancestor Research Day – 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Green Valley Library – Reserve a spot, to avoid the wait.
If you are a novice genealogist, or have never tried to look for an ancestor, experienced genealogists from CCNGS will attempt to find family information for you from the 19th and 20th centuries. Who were your ancestors? Where did they live? Who were all their children? When were they born? When did they immigrate? Were they naturalized? Where did they come from? What language did they speak?
More information is available here.
Saturday, April 18: CCNGS Monthly Meeting – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Paseo Verde Library
Monday, April 20: Genealogy Chat – Reviewing Your Genealogy Documents for Overlooked Clues – 6:00 – 7:30 PM – Paseo Verde Library
2015 Spring Seminar:
The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society’s 2015 Spring Seminar is fast approaching.
Date and Time:
Saturday – 21 March from 09:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Registration begins at 08:30 AM.
Orleans Hotel and Casino, 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103.
This seminar will feature nationally renowned speaker William “Bill” Dollarhide. Mr. Dollarhide is a professional genealogist, the author of eight books and many articles, and the editor of the Genealogy Bulletin. He is a nationally recognized speaker and an instructor at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy.
His topics for our seminar will be:
- You Know About Census Records But What About Census Substitutes?
- Using Deeds to Trace the Trails of Your Ancestors
- Finding Living Relatives Online
- DOLLARHIDE’s Five Rules
Advanced registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome.
Further details and a registration form may be found here.
Ticket prices are as follows (lunch is included):