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DIG Meeting - Adoptees & DNA by Lynn Grub
Monday, June 24
DIG Meeting - Adoptees & DNA by Lynn Grub  (DIG - DNA Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
BarryStaff, 230 Webster Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Our speaker, Lynn Grub, an adoptee, will share how she uses DNA in her search to find her birth parents.
 
Our DNA Interest Group is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about DNA and how to use this tool for genealogical research. We are a group of people who share a common interest in DNA and genealogy and enjoy learning and helping each other.



Google Your Way to Genealogy Success - Presenter: Amie Bowser Tennant
Saturday, July 13
Google Your Way to Genealogy Success - Presenter: Amie Bowser Tennant  (Monthly Meeting)
12:30 pm
Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH
Amie will present a few key points to help you "Google Your Way to Genealogy Success."



Getting Organized - Making the Most of Your DNA Results - Presenter: Kelli Bergheimer
Saturday, August 10
Getting Organized - Making the Most of Your DNA Results - Presenter: Kelli Bergheimer  (Monthly Meeting)
12:30 pm
Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH
In this presentation on "Getting Organized," Kelli Bergheimer will discuss the use of technology and a research report to make to make the most of your DNA results. 



Saturday, September 14
Finding Catholic Church Records - Presenter: To be announced  (Monthly Meeting)
12:30 pm
Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH
More information to follow.



2019 Annual Genealogy Seminar - Featuring: Dana Palmer
Saturday, October 12
2019 Annual Genealogy Seminar - Featuring: Dana Palmer  (Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Rd. Dayton, Ohio 45429
 
Dana Palmer, CG, is a teacher, lecturer, author and professional genealogist. She is the immediate past president of Warren County (Ohio) Genealogical Society and a genealogy instructor at Sinclair Community College and the Warren County Career Center. Dana has done extensive work with digital photo restoration and imaging, writing and compiling family books, cemeteries and Midwestern research.
 
Topics for the seminar include the following:
  • Collecting Dead Relatives: Finding Burial LocationsDiscovering death and burial records can be challenging. Learn what resources exist, who has them and how to obtain a copy.
  • Beginning Military Research Using fold3Get Started with military research by finding your ancestor at fold3.
  • Busting Through Brick Walls by Understanding County BoundariesLearn how to find your ancestor's land, court and census records even though the boundaries have changed.
  • "I Found Them" Using Residences to Find Elusive Ancestors - Learn how to find your elusive ancestors using residences found in the collections of the most popular genealogy websites.
Cost of the Seminar
Early Bird - Before October 1
$35 - Member, Montgomery County Chapter OGS
$45 - Non-member
Regular - Member or Non-member
$50 - Postmarked after October 1 or Walk-in
 
Optional Box Lunch $12 - Only available before October 1
Includes croissant sandwich, veggies w/dip, fruit, drink
Sandwich choice: Ham, Turkey, Veggie or Chicken Salad
 
 
To register by mail, download the Registration Form.
 



Montgomery County Records Center & Archives - Presenter: Tina Ratliff
Saturday, November 9
Montgomery County Records Center & Archives - Presenter: Tina Ratliff  (Monthly Meeting)
12:30 pm
Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH
Tina Ratcliff will give a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of the Montgomery County Records Center & Archives, located in the historic Reibold Building in downtown Dayton.  She will talk about the historical records of Montgomery County and their future. Tina will also give tips for how genealogists should approach government employees when searching for hard-to-find records. Finally, she will talk about the Ohio Historical Records Adivsory Board, its advocacy on behalf of Ohio's historical records and its new Ohio Citizen Archivist Program.



Saturday, December 14
Holiday Party & Genealogy Show and Tell  (Monthly Meeting)
12:30 pm
Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH
Our society will gather together to install our officers for 2020 and to celebrate the holidays at our annual party. Everyone is asked to bring a snack, either savory or sweet, to share. Coffee, tea and water will be provided.
 
If you have something genealogical to share, please bring it for our Show & Tell. There will be tables for display purposes. Not sure what to bring, here are some suggestions: A family history project you have been working on, a family heirloom, a book you have written, a book or something you have found helpful in your research, etc. This will be a time to share our ideas, share our love of family history and share the holiday spirit.
 
We will again this year, collect items for the veterans (male  female) at the VA Medical Center. Because we need to provide the VA with a total value of the gift, please attach the receipt or make sure there is a readable price tag. All items must be new.