Irish Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, October 13, 2018

All webinars airing in Central Standard Time!

Session 1 &2

09:30 a.m. Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Research (1hr)
Understanding Irish Townlands: the Importance of Place, Identity and Administrative Divisions (1 hr)

Session 3

Noon –  Church Records for Use in Genealogical Research Including Lesser Known Administrative Records – Vestry Minute books, Communicant Rolls, etc (1 hour)

Session 4 & 5

1:30 Using Printed Sources for Irish Family History: Newspapers, Street Directories, Ordnance Survey Memoirs and British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland (1 hour)
& Using Landed Estate Records: Tracing Families in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century (1 hour)

Session 6

4 p.m. Law and Order Records in Ireland (30 mins) & Question and Answer Session (includes online database lookups) (30 mins)

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Downloadable Handouts for Two-Day Irish Genealogy Workshop 2018
Researching Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors – An Introduction (2018)
PRONI Guides to Family History – 2018 (1)
National Archives of Ireland General Guide
National Archives of Ireland Guide to Genealogy
National Archives of Ireland Help Notes
Timeline for the Plantation of Ulster
Ulster Historical Foundation – Historical_Timeline
PRONI Guides to Emigration
PRONI Guides to Historical Topics
PRONI Guides to Local History
Researching Seventeenth Century Families – Timeline

November 2018 Genealogy Club Meeting
Lineage Societies: What are they? Why Would I Join One? How Do I Join?

Kimberly Nagy
What’s My Lineage
(Available November 15 – December 15, 2018)



Genealogy Day – May 19, 2018
In Sickness, In Health, In Handwriting

10 a.m. Dropsy, Quinsy, or Consumption: Just Exactly What Did My Ancestor Have presented by Kimberly Nagy

11:30 a.m.  Death Demystified: Understanding Coroner and Undertaker Records presented by Tina Beaird

1:30 p.m. Your Predecessor’s Personality on Paper: Using Handwriting Analysis in Genealogical Research presented by Gina Pommier

Downloadable Handouts for Genealogy Day 2018
Dropsy Quinsy Consumption Handout
Death Demystified Handout 
Your Predecessors Personality on Paper-Handout

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Here Come the Doughboys!  Tracing Your World War I Military Ancestors – September 23, 2017

Reconstructing your Soldier’s WWI Experience with Tina Beaird

I Have My Ancestor’s WWI Record – Now What? with Debra Dudek

The Spirit of St. Louis: WWI Records at the NPRC  with Tina Beaird

Allied with the Allies & Aliens in the Army with Debra Dudek

  Pandemic 1918: Combating the Spanish Influenza During the Great War with Tina Beaird


Recreate Your Veteran’s WWI Experience
I Have My WWI Ancestors Military File
Spirit of St. Louis Accessing Records at the NPRC
Allied with the Allies and Aliens in the Army
Pandemic Fighting Battling Influenza During WWI

Additional Files from the NPRC lecture include:

This series of webinars is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.


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Genealogy Day – May 6, 2017

09:30 a.m.  Genetic Genealogy with Robert Sliwinski 

11:30 a.m.  Are You Related to Someone Famous?  with Robert Allen

2:00 p.m. Where the Murderers Roam with Dr. Daniel Hubbard

Downloadable Handouts for Genealogy Day 2017
Genetic Genealogy – Genealogy Day 2017
Are You Related to Someone Famous – Genealogy Day 2017
Where the Murderers Roam – Genealogy Day 2017

Genealogy Day 2016

Using HistoryLines to Tell Your Family Story  with Adam Allgaier 

Sensational Deaths and Where to Find Them with Tina Beaird

Tracking Infamous Ancestors in Court Records with Ray Johnson

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