Western Wayne County Genealogical Society

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!
 

Upcoming Events
Board Meeting
Wednesday, Feb. 10th
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library (3rd Floor)
Monthly Membership Meeting
Monday, Feb. 22nd
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Livonia Senior Citizen Center
Linda Last will be our speaker at 7:00 pm.  Her topic will be Pennsylvania research.  Bring your own dinner and get to know other members ...
Henry Ford and Legacy Workshop
Monday, Feb. 29th
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Classroom "A" main floor of Livonia Civic Center Library
We will be searching for death records, evaluating then and entering the data into Legacy Family Tree.

Researching and Legacy Family Tree Workshops
We will repeat last years successful workshops on locating records, evaluating them and entering the data into Legacy Family Tree software on your computer. These sessions will be held from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm on the following Mondays, in the Livonia Civic Center Library. 11/2/15, 12/7/15, 1/25/16, 2/2916, 4/4/15, 5/2/16. We will not be offering individual help at these workshops. To reserve your seat at the workshops please send an email to info@wwcgs.org.
Parkview Memorial Cemetery database
As of 1 September 2015 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!
Copyright © 2016 Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
Design by Webworx Design Group • Powered by EasyNetSites.com Webware