February 22, 2016 Membership Meeting
Please note that our meeting this month is on the 4th Monday of the month, due to the Senior Center being closed on Feb 15th due to Presidents Day.
Linda Last will present an informative and interesting talk on Pennsylvania Research. Many of us have ancestors who lived in Pennsylvania, but we don't know where to start researching for them. Linda will provide us with a very thorough path to finding those ancestors. Linda is a very popular speaker and teaches the Beginner Class for the Northville Genealogical Society.
The agenda is:
5:30 PM: Bring your dinner and join us for conversation about genealogy or whatever comes up. Get to know your fellow members.
6:00 PM: Q & A, announcements and Tips and Tricks about researching and using Legacy Family Tree.
7:00 PM: Linda Last presents "Researching in Pennsylvania".
8:00 PM: More discussion and Tips and Tricks
February 29, 2016 Workshop
Our fourth workshop will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 in Classroom "A" in the Livonia Civic Center Library at 6:30 pm. We will be covering, searching for death records, evaluating them and enteing the data into Legacy Family Tree.
March 21, 2016 Membership Meeting
President Al Wakenhut will present "Using Google for Genealogy Research". This presentation will be based on two books: The Genealogist's Google Toolbox, by Lisa Louise Cooke and "Google Guide for Genealogy" (1001 Ways to Search the Internet like a Genealogist"), by Barry J. Ewell.
Topics will be: Basic and advanced searching, high quality results, site search and resurrecting old websites, searching for common surnames and images, Google Alerts, Google Books, Google News Archive, Google Scholar, Google Patents, Google Translate and more. Al will present using Google Earth for genealogical research at our May 16, 2016 meeting.
This presentation will follow Al's usual method of including everything on his PowerPoint slides. Handouts will be availble on the website prior to the meeting.
5:30 PM: Bring your own dinner and join us for conversation on genealogy and whatever else comes up. Get to know your fellow members.
6:00 PM: Q & A, and announcements
6:30 PM: Presentation by Al Wakenhut
7:30 PM: Break and 50/50 drawing
7:40 PM: Continuation of Al's Google presentation.
Parkview Memorial Cemetery
September 1, 2015
As of today additional names were added to the Parkview Memorial Cemetery database. We have a total of 16,073 names up on our site. Remember this is a work in progress. Not all names in the cemetery have been read. Happy Hunting!