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Rick Sayre
Registration is now open
for our Spring Seminar scheduled for
Saturday, April 24, 2021
featuring Rick Sayre, CG®.

"War of 1812" - Apr 8 Monthly Meeting

OGS member, Judi Hine,
presented on the War of 1812 and
the National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812
at our April General Membership meeting.
A recording of this presentation
is now available for OGS members
to log onto olygensoc.org
Once logged in see Community Events / Recordings*.

Washington State Genealogy & Family History group

A new group dedicated to Washington State genealogy and family history research now has been formed at https://groups.io/g/Washington-State-Genealogy. Please join if you want help or can offer help, and spread the word to your cousins and colleagues. Join on the website or send a blank email to Washington-State-Genealogy+subscribe@groups.io
Queries are welcome! Also welcome are notices of upcoming Washington State genealogy society meetings, historical society and museum events, resources and meetings, local library news, and anything else related to Washington state genealogical research and family history. 

"Genealogy Tech Talk" - Mar 11

See Publications/Files / Downloadable Files / Program Materials for a copy of Thomas MacEntee's handout; requires OGS member login to this site.

"A Voyage on the Erie Canal" - Feb 11

A recording of this presentation is available to OGS members who log in to this site; see Community Events / Recordings*.

Changes to Ordering Birth and Death Certificates

Important changes have been made to the ordering of birth and death certificates effective 1 Jan 2021 as a result of a new vital records law. See WA Dept. of Health FAQ web page for more info.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

OGS Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are open only to OGS Members as a benefit of membership. For more information on the five current SIGs, please see SIGs.

Welcome to Our Website!

The Olympia Genealogical Society's website is designed to allow our members to engage with each other as they trace their ancestors, fill out their family trees, and discover their family histories. We want to make this site a dynamic experience where members can share with and learn from one another. Here are just a few ways to engage on this site today:
If you aren’t already an OGS member, please consider joining and engaging with our community. To do so, see Membership in the menu in the left column.

OGS Newsletter

April 20
Monthly Board Meeting
OGS members in good standing are welcome.

April 22
Family Tree Maker SIG
Faciliator: David Abernathy Zoom Online Platform. Log onto OGS website, Click on SIGs on left-hand side green banner, click on FamilyTreeMaker for Zoom link. Can ...

April 24
2021 Spring Seminar
Program: See 2021 Spring Seminar page.   Registration required.   Presenter: Richard (Rick) G. Sayre is a Certified Genealogist. Rick is a current trustee of the ...

April 24
Ancestry.org SIG
OPEN to all members. Contact Greg Nordlund for more info or SIG group info page.   Zoom Online Platform.  Log onto OGS website, Click ...

May 3
Family Writing SIG
Open to anyone interested in writing their family story. Any questions feel free to contact Cindy Neff.   Zoom Online Platform.  Log onto OGS website, ...
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WSGS Calendar
Washington State Genealogical Society calendar

So. Cal. GS
Genetic Genealogy 2021 (June 4-5) and Jamboree 2021 (June 11-12)

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