The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society
2013 Tentative Program Schedule
March 13th – Using FindAGrave and BillionGraves websites
Dave Dorsey and other club members will demonstrate how these websites can assist in your research and documentation for your ancestors’ gravesites.
April 10th – Creating and Using Blogs
Shannon Bennett, club member and contributing writer to Family Tree Magazine and other genealogical publications, will discuss how blogs can be created and why they are useful in genealogical research.
May 8th – Making Sense of the Census
Ray Maki, club member, will present information on the various methods available to access the census and detailed information on what each year’s form contains.
June 12th – DAR Overview
Pat Milnes, Registrar for the Washington-Lewis Chapter of the DAR will discuss current procedures and requirements for submission of applications and the research material available at the DAR Library in DC.
No formal meetings are scheduled for July and August
September 11th – Virginia Roots
Barbara Vines Little, certified genealogist and noted national speaker, will have a presentation on methods for researching Virginia records and repositories.
October 9th – DNA
Shannon Bennett, club member and contributing writer to Family Tree Magazine and other genealogical publications, will discuss DNA testing and how results may be useful in researching your family.
November 13th – Using Family Search
Ray Maki, club member, will present information on this website, demonstrate how to access it and show examples of using their Family Tree software.
No formal meeting is scheduled for December