Summit County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society
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Monday, February 15
Virtual DNA Genealogy Group Meeting  (Meeting)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual Program - Zoom
Learn research tips, ask questions about your DNA genealogy research, and discuss those mysterious codes and links to your ancestors. Register to receive a Zoom link.  www.Akronlibrary.org
 


Thursday, February 18
Using Ancestry In Your Genealogy Research  (Meeting)
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Fairlawn-Bath Virtual Program
This virtual program will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry.com and show you how to do efficient and effective searches. Register to receive a Zoom link.  www.Akronlibrary.org
 


Informal Meeting - Zoom Practice, Sharing Genealogy, Show & Tell, Brick Walls
Saturday, February 20
Informal Meeting - Zoom Practice, Sharing Genealogy, Show & Tell, Brick Walls  (Chapter Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom online meeting
 
Some time will be allowed for members who are not familiar with Zoom to join the meeting.  Update members with what has transpired since last February and plans for 2021.  Informal meeting, sharing genealogy, show & tell, brick walls and the like.  Links will be emailed to members.  Visitors may contact the chapter for a link.  info@summitogs.org


Wednesday, February 24
African American Genealogy For Beginners  (Meeting)
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Maple Valley Branch - Zoom
Do you want to trace your African American family tree? Not sure how or where to begin? The Special Collections Division offers this virtual presentation for genealogy beginners. Please register.   www.Akronlibrary.org



Effective Search Strategies on FamilySearch
Saturday, March 20
Effective Search Strategies on FamilySearch  (Chapter Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
 
Dana Ann Palmer will be our speaker.  Presentation covers many of the tricks to finding records on FamilySearch, especially when they are misspelled or misindexed.  Most of the focus is on tricks to find people in the Historical Records and Catalog.  Dana has spoken before at Family History Fair in Tallmadge and will be speaking at RootsTech in February and the OGS Conference in April.
 



Wednesday, April 14 through Saturday, April 17
Ohio Genealogical Society Virtual Conference  (Special Event)
online
 
See www.ogsconference.org for details.
 



Maternal Failure
Saturday, May 15
Maternal Failure  (Chapter Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
 
Barb Baltrinic, local author will speak about her third book, Maternal Failure, which deals with her mother's personality disorder and inability to bond with her daughter.  The book chronicles Barb's research, finding two half-brothers, the identity of her bio-dad, growing up in a dysfunctional home, how secrets kept can cause family dysfunction, and learning how a child can become resilient to uncover the truth of their own identity.  Barb previously spoke to our chapter about her first two books, A Founder for All, about Abraham Clark, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and A Patriot for All, about Andrew Clark, Abraham's son.
https://baltrinic.wixsite.com/bbaltrinic