Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island
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Prior GSSWI Seminars

Year Venue Speakers Topics
2016 UBGCC Gary Zimmerman Emigraion and Immigration and the factors generating such actions.  Historical events affecting the timing and volume of immigrants to North America.
2013 UBGCC Karen Krugman Chasing Your Elusive Ancestor On the Internet;
So Your Female Ancestor Has No Surname?;
Researching There When You Are Here;
S.T.U.M.B.L.E. My Favorite Way To Find Ancestors.
2011 Clinton
Stephen Morrison Peopling the British Isles - Genetic Origins of Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England;
Detours Around - Irish Roadblocks & Stone Walls;
Irish Research Trip - Belfast, Dublin or Salt Lake City?
Irish Roots - Jeopardy;
Free Friday Night Session: Outlaw Genealogy.
2010 UBGCC Steve Morse One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools.
A Hodgepodge of Lesser-Known Gems.
From DNA to Genetic Genealogy:Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
Phonetic Matching: An alternative to Soundex with Fewer False Hits.
2008 UBGCC Colleen Fitzpatrick CSI Meets Roots/ The DNA Detective;
You Will Never Look at Your Old Photo's the Same Way Again!;
The Database Detective;
Forensic Genealogy - Connections, Connections.
2006 UBGCC Christine Rose The Evidence Conflicts - What Shall I Do?;
"Solving" the Problem Onsite in 25 Hours or Less!;
Transcribing and Abstracting: The Technique and Legalese;
Avoid the Crooked Path! Genealogical Problem Solving.
2004 UBGCC Hank Z. Jones Tracing the Origins of Early 18th Century Palatine & Other Imigrants;
When the Sources are Wrong;
How Psychic Roots Became an 'Unsolved Mystery';
Family Tradition: How to Separate Fact from Fiction in Genealogical Research.
2003 China City
Gerald and Connie Lenzen  Exploring Your Roots in the US Court House;
The Taxing Details: Tax Records for Genealogists;
Footprints of our Wanderers (America to Germany);
Probate Research: Where there is a Will
2000 Baby Island Saratoga Club Arlene H. Eakle, Ph. D. Basic Genealogy Research;
How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records Prior to 1900;
United States Land and Tax Records;
Arm Chair Genealogical Research