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Fall 2021 Genealogy Conference with Ari Wilkins
Saturday, October 30
Fall 2021 Genealogy Conference with Ari Wilkins  (Conference)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, see link below
SATURDAY SESSION  TITLES (Live - not recorded - Online via Zoom)
  1. Researching Graphically – Expanding Your Research with Timelines, Charts, Spreadsheets and Diagrams
  2. Organizing and Identifying Photograph Collections
  3. Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records, and City Directories
  4. Funeral Home Collections: Utilizing Genealogical Societies and Others for Crowd Sourcing
  5. How the Weather Affected Your Ancestor
More details HERE                  Online registration HERE.  
 



Monday, November 1
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see Zoom information below
At our Zoom meeting at 7 pm we will focus on our members ancestral regions. We are asking each member to take 5 minutes to discuss their ancestor’s country, region and village. How they found the village, what records they have uncovered, and what site they used to locate the records (if available). And any additional info they wish to share, history, culture, surnames, etc.
 
Eastern European research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link is below.  You can email at EasternEuropeSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have your name added to the mailing list for future notifications.
 
ZOOM INFORMATION

Link to register for this meeting - an email will be sent to you with the link for joining the meeting.  Click HERE to register
 
 
 
 


Saturday, November 13
Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups)
2:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - see registration link
Genetic Genealogy discussion
This month we'll have some general discussions on the tools that we are all using, trying to answer questions based on the collective experience.  If you have something in particular you'd like to talk about or see discussed, just send an email response to this message at dnasig@NorthHillsGenealogists.org
 
This group is focused on studying the use of DNA testing results as part of Genetic Genealogy research.  The leader of this SIG is Ray Jones, PhD.    Our meetings are held on Saturday afternoons from 2:00-5:00
 
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.
 
This SIG can be contacted at DNASIG @ NorthHillsGenealogists.org. Joining Meetup.com and subscribing to North Hills Genealogists will allow you to receive automated weekly updates on all of our NHG activities.
 


Monday, November 15
November Round-Table  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Join us for an evening of sharing questions, answers, and helpful hints with a focus on the SIG’s that NHG offers. This program is a combination of information, guidance, and cousin-finding for those attending. You can pose your own questions or just sit back and listen. Remember, no question is too basic or obscure. We look forward to seeing you during this terrific information
exchange! 
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 15th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.


Thursday, November 18
German SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see registration information below
German research Special Interest Group:  NHG member Fred Held will be coordinating the SIGs activities.  You can email Fred at GermanSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have him add your name to the mailing list for future notifications.
 
Click HERE to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 


NHG Webinar Series:
Saturday, November 20
NHG Webinar Series: "Protestant Church Records" with Rev. Dr. David McDonald  (Special Events)
Online Zoom Meeting - See registration link
TIME TO BE DETERMINED 
Protestant Church Records
 
Rev. Dr. David McDonald,  an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is a well-known international speaker who specializes in Protestant denominational churches, their records, and where to access them. His forty-plus years of experience as a researcher along with his dynamic, informative speaking style leads to a memorable educational webinar. You may remember that McDonald was the speaker at our annual conference in 2014.
 
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Click HERE to register for this NHG webinar, after which you will receive a confirmation email containing information to connect to the Zoom meeting. Please bookmark that email and use the link provided to join the webinar on July 31st. The speaker's handout will be listed throughout the webinar in the Zoom Chat box; it will be emailed to registrants with the webinar reminder the day before the program.  NOTE: If you access the webinar using the Zoom app on a phone or tablet, you might not be able to download the handout from the chat. NHG will ensure that all registrants receive the handout.  
 
 
 
 



December Social
Saturday, December 4
December Social  (Special Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Gena Philibert-Ortega will present, "Jello Molds, Peacocks and Turtle Soup: Genealogy and the History of Food."

My ancestor ate what?! What our ancestors ate was very different from the food that we eat today. Learn more about how food history interacts with your family history including food availability, food during war time, and what our immigrant ancestor ate.

Since our social is around the holidays, we thought this would be a fitting time to reminisce about some of those family dishes that are part of our own family history. To make this event as “social” as possible in a virtual world, please be ready to eat and/or discuss your favorite family dishes. Please note that our December Social is limited to current members of the North Hills Genealogists. 
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 4th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) & a Master’s degree in Religion. Her published works include 3 books, numerous articles published in magazines and online, & Tracing Female Ancestors (Moorshead Publishing). She is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s magazine, Crossroads. Her writings can also be found on the GenealogyBank blog. She has presented to diverse groups including the National Genealogical Society Conference, Alberta Genealogical Society Conference, Geo-Literary Society, & the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series. Her research projects include Sowerby’s British Mineralogy: Its Influence on Martha Proby and Others in the Scientific Community during the 19th Century for the Gemological Institute of America, as well as genealogical research for the first season of PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow & the Travel Channel’s Follow Your Past. Her current research includes women's repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century, foodways and community in fundraising cookbooks, & women's material culture.

 


Monday, December 6
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting, see Zoom information below
At our Zoom meeting at 7 pm we will focus on our members ancestral regions. We are asking each member to take 5 minutes to discuss their ancestor’s country, region and village. How they found the village, what records they have uncovered, and what site they used to locate the records (if available). And any additional info they wish to share, history, culture, surnames, etc.
 
Eastern European research Special Interest Group: The Zoom link is below.  You can email at EasternEuropeSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have your name added to the mailing list for future notifications.
 
ZOOM INFORMATION

Link to register for this meeting - an email will be sent to you with the link for joining the meeting.  Click HERE to register
 
 
 
 



Monday, January 17, 2022
January Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - Registration Link Will Be Posted When Available
The North Hills Genealogists will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, January 17th. Details regarding the speaker and the topic are to follow. Be on the look out for more details soon!



Monday, February 21, 2022
February Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - Registration Link Will Be Posted When Available
The North Hills Genealogists will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, February 21st. Details regarding the speaker and the topic are to follow. Be on the look out for more details soon!



March Meeting
Monday, March 21, 2022
March Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Carla Cegielski will present  "Are you Ready? Preparing for the Release of the 1950 Census."
 
The Census Bureau does not release personally identifiable information about an individual until 72 years after it was collected for the census. The 1950 census will be released on April 1, 2022. Initially, there will be no index. Learn about the tools available now to help you find your family when the census images become available.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 21th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Carla S. Cegielski is a full-time genealogical researcher, lecturer and writer specializing in Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia research. A former college instructor, Carla began lecturing on various genealogical topics in 2008. She is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries and conferences. She has a special interest in exploring and teaching others about underutilized record collections. Carla writes the Tech Tips column in the quarterly NGS Magazine
 



Monday, April 18, 2022
April Round-Table  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Join us for an evening of sharing questions, answers, and helpful hints among all attendees. This program is a combination of information, guidance, and cousin-finding for those attending. You can pose your own questions or just sit back and listen. Remember, no question is too basic or obscure. We look forward to seeing you during this terrific information exchange!

*This program tentatively will be held virtually. In the event that the Covid-19 situation improves, a hybrid option might be implemented.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 18th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.



May Meeting
Monday, May 16, 2022
May Meeting  (Meetings)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Online Zoom meeting - See registration Link
Kate Townsend will present "Pittsburgh Genealogy 101: A Guide to Researching in the Steel City."
 
*This program tentatively will be held virtually. In the event that the Covid-19 situation improves, a hybrid option might be implemented.
 
Have you dabbled in genealogical research for your Pittsburgh ancestors? Do you think there might be more records out there, but you don't know where or how to find them? Learn what is available both online and offline. We aren't just talking about birth, marriage and death records (although we'll cover those too!). Find out how you can also access more atypical genealogical records (i.e. criminal records, historic maps, coroner's files, etc.) for your Pittsburgh based ancestors.
 
ZOOM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Click HERE. to register for this meeting, after which you will receive an email with the link to click on the 16th to connect to the Zoom meeting.  If you wish to simply listen on a phone line, that information will also be in the confirmation email.
 
Kate Townsend is an experienced researcher, investigator and genealogist who turned her passion for family history into a business: Family History Investigations, LLC. Kate previously worked as an investigator in Corporate America. She brings this investigative know-how to her genealogical record sleuthing and analysis. Kate is a certificate-holder in the Boston University’s Center for Professional Education’s Genealogical program. She is currently enrolled in ProGen 58. She is the vice-chair of the NGS Delegate Council Steering Committee. In addition, she serves as the co-program chair of the North Hills Genealogists and is the publicity chairperson for the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. She is a member of APG and NGS.