Johnson County Genealogical Society
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Saturday, September 23
Midwest Genealogical Center  (Monthly General Meetings)
10:00 am
Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St, O.P. KS
Researching newspapers.com and other newspaper databases available through the Midwest Genealogical Center.  MGC staff.


Saturday, September 23
Military Records  (Skill Building Classes)
1:00 pm
Carmack Room, Central Library
Stories of military service of our ancestors are passed from generation to generation. Did your ancestor really serve? How long and where did he/she serve? Learn strategies and places to begin your military research for your ancestors.  Presenter: Pam Miller


Thursday, September 28
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm
Pickard Room, Central Resource Library
Family Tree Maker group



Saturday, October 7
Transcribe or Abstract a Document?  (Skill Building Classes)
1:00 pm
Carmack Room, Central Library
Transcribing a document is a word-for-word process. Spelling and punctuation, even when it’s not correct, must be written according to what is on the document. Abstracting is a summary of the important details. Learn how to decide which to process to use and why, the skills needed to interpret the information, and how to write it out properly.  Presenter: Dorothy Zarda
PLEASE NOTE THIS DATE HAS CHANGED - ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR OCT 14


Monday, October 23
Executive Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:00 pm
Picard Room, Central Resource Library


Thursday, October 26
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm
Pickard Room, Central Resource Library
Family Tree Maker group


Saturday, October 28
Annual Seminar  (Special Event)
10:00 am
Ritz Charles Event Center, Overland Park
Thomas McEntee



Thursday, November 16
Family Tree Maker  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm
Pickard Room, Central Resource Library
Family Tree Maker group


Monday, November 20
Executive Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:00 pm
Picard Room, Central Resource Library


Saturday, November 25
Preserving Your Collection  (Monthly General Meetings)
10:00 am
Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St, O.P. KS
How to store and preserve your documents, mementos, photos and other family treasures, Johnson County Museum


Saturday, November 25
Finding Gold in Graveyards   (Skill Building Classes)
1:00 pm
Carmack Room, Central Library
Much can be learned when visiting an ancestor's cemetery. Headstones may hold surprises, giving you clues into their lives. Learn what you can discover from home and at the cemetery, and how to plan an effective trip to your ancestor's final resting place.   Presenters: Char Mitts & Dorothy Zarda
 



Saturday, December 2
RootsMagic  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
10:00 am
Logan Room Central Resource Library

The first part of each meeting is a presentation on some aspect of RootsMagic. The second part of each meeting is a time for Questions and Answers.  We will help you with questions that relate to your family tree.  You can ask any questions that you wish to learn how to do anything pretaining to your actual database.

It would be appropriate to bring your laptop, and this is the case for any of our Roots Magic meetings, if you so desire.  Internet access is available at this library for online research during the meeting.

So, please bring your questions with you on Saturday.