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OGS SPRING SEMINAR 2021:
LAND & MILITARY RECORDS
Rick Sayre
 
 
 
Registration is now open
for our Spring Seminar scheduled for
Saturday, April 24, 2021
featuring Rick Sayre, CG®.

"Genealogy Tech Talk" - Mar 11

The 11 March 2021 General Meeting will feature Thomas MacEntee presenting "Genealogy Tech Talk".  Thomas will answer your tech questions with easy-to-use solutions!  You can use the link below to submit questions about genealogy tech issues, which might be answered during the presentation (via Zoom).  Please be as concise as possible…focus on the specific issue and any solutions you may have tried.  Not all issues will be covered during the line webinar, but Thomas will attempt to provide solutions and guidance for all issues submitted.  Submit your questions here https://forms.gle/sRJdycHQP6jP5q4w9 no later than Friday, 5 March 2021!

"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*.

"Powerful Legacy – Fort Nisqually . . ." - Jan 14

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, birth certificate handout, and death certificate handout for more info. 

"Academic Archives and How to Use Them" - Dec 10

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

Special Notices

  • 2020-2021 membership renewal grace period ended Oct 31; see Membership.
  • OGS events are being conducted via Zoom until further notice; see Community Events.

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


March 9
DNA SIG
Facilitator:  Kerry McHugh Upton Zoom Online Platform.  Log onto OGS website, Click on SIGs on left handside green banner, click on DNA for Zoom link.  ...

March 11
Monthly General Membership Meeting
Program: "Genealogy Tech Talk with Thomas" presented by Thomas McEntee.

March 13
FamilySearch.org SIG
Carolyn Gibbons will lead the discussion on using Family Search.org. Bring your questions or email to Carolyn ahead of time so she can prepare to answer ...

March 16
Monthly Board Meeting
OGS members in good standing are welcome.

March 25
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 ...
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Genetic Genealogy 2021 (June 4-5) and Jamboree 2021 (June 11-12)

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