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The Family History Guide  (Informational Only)
Sunday, January 1 through Sunday, December 31
Always available and chock full of help.  Don't overlook this one.

The Family History Library Webinars  (Informational Only)
Monday, January 2 through Sunday, December 31
At the Family History Library
There are no new or live webinars planned until after ROOTSTECH, but the library of over 2,000 previous webinars is still available HERE

Genealogy Workshop (Hybrid Event)  (Informational Only)
Wednesday, February 1
2:00 pm
Virtual Presentation

WSPL Genealogy Workshop is open to anyone 18 years and older who is interested in researching their ancestral roots. From beginner to experienced, all are welcome

From 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern), individual assistance in researching is available. This includes getting started with your family tree, finding out what resources are available and/or scanning and uploading images.

More infi HERE

Virginia Research: Four Centuries of History and Genealogy  (Informational Only)
Wednesday, February 1 through Wednesday, February 22
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Virginia Research Four Centuries email 2-2023

Live Broadcasts: February 1, 8, 15 & 22; 6:00–7:30 p.m. (ET)

Presented by Ann Lawthers, Kyle Hurst, Kimberly Mannisto, and Meaghan E.H. Siekman 

Cost: $115 (Member Price - $104)

Over the last four centuries, Virginia has transformed from a land of early indigenous and European settlements to the sprawling suburban landscape of today. It has been continually shaped and reshaped by political, social, and economic changes in the region, including war, migration patterns, laws surrounding enslavement, and more.

This four-week online seminar provides a century-by-century look at the records, resources, repositories, and research strategies that are essential to exploring your Virginia roots. We will also discuss the historical context of the changes and events that transformed the state and influenced the lives of your ancestors.


Learn More and Register

Free online lecture - American Ancestors -Getting Started in Scottish Research  (Informational Only)
Thursday, February 2
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Free Online Lecture 

Getting Started in Scottish Research

Thursday, February 2; 3–4 p.m. (ET)

Presented by David Allen Lambert

In partnership with the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA


Register here

The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad  (Informational Only)
Thursday, February 2
4:00 pm

Moderated by Christian Walkes, Museum of African American History

Presented in partnership with Boston Public Library, Museum of African American History, and GBH Forum Network

Cost: FREE



http://owwl.libcal.com/event/9631627  (Informational Only)
Friday, February 3
2:30 pm
Virtual Presentation - Presented by Truckee Meadows Community College (Free)
Come to our free Open Genealogy Lab each Friday from 11:30am-2:00pm and learn how to build your family tree, discover your ancestors and amaze your family with your research skills! Discover who you are by finding out where you came from. Each family has an amazing story, start to share yours today!
To get a Zoom link to join us live, please email your request to smalek@tmcc.edu

USCIS Genealogy Program: Certificate Files (C-Files)  (Informational Only)
Saturday, February 4
10:00 am to 11:15 am
Virtual Presentation - Rich Venezia

Presentation Description:
This lecture will examine the ten different sub-series of C-Files, which document naturalizations or repatriations of individuals from 1906 to 1956, currently available through the USCIS Genealogy Program.

Meeting Schedule:
09:00-09:50 AM CST - Members Helping Members Pre-meeting
09:50-09:55 AM CST - Break
09:55-10:00 AM CST - Society Announcement
10:00-11:15 AM CST - Presentation and Q&A


To Register   nwsgenealogy.org

Jumping The Pond To Deutschland  (Informational Only)
Saturday, February 4
2:00 pm
Online and In-person at German American Heritage Center and Museum,
For our February presentation, we invite you to attend a program on German genealogy research. Are you trying to cross the pond to Germany, and you don’t know where to research because the homework has not been completed? Have you looked at EVERYTHING in the area where your immigrant ancestor settled? The critical clues can be found in the most unexpected of sources.
Link to attend virtually can be found at

Eastern European Research  (Informational Only)
Wednesday, February 8
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtually - Howard County Genealogical Society
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Eastern European Research
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Head over to HCGSMD.org for the ZOOM link and more info

MD State Archives Lunch and Learn  (Informational Only)
Thursday, February 9
1:00 pm
Virtually - Lunch and Learn - Crownsville Hospital Patient Cemetery

Janice Hayes-Williams

Lunch and Learn - Crownsville Hospital Patient Cemetery

Date and Time: Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 1:00pm Presenter: Janice Hayes-Williams, Historian Location: Online Event

Description: The Crownsville Hospital Center was a psychiatric hospital located in Crownsville, Maryland. Alternatively titled ‘the Hospital for the Negro Insane of Maryland’, it was in operation from 1911 until 2004. This talk will focus on the research process on the hospital and recovering the names of those buried there, as well as sharing some of their stories.

Janice Hayes-Williams is a native of the City of Annapolis and specializes in African American History in Anne Arundel County. Her talk with share with us the forgotten history of the people who lived and died at Maryland's Hospital for the Negro Insane at Crownsville. She leads a team to recover their names and stories and has led an annual “Say My Name Ceremony” in remembrance at the Crownsville site for almost 20 years. Ms. Hayes-Williams is currently working with Anne Arundel County Government in the County Executive's office in collaboration with the Department of Recreation and Parks on special history projects including the creation of Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park and the UNESCO Port Marker Installation. She is the owner of Our Legacy Tours of Annapolis oltannapolis.com and is a contributing journalist to the Capital Gazette Newspaper.

MainLilneGenealogy - ENSLAVED AT OAKLEY & BEYOND  (Informational Only)
Thursday, February 9
1:00 pm

Free Online Lecture --Weston Park: The House, The Families, and The Influence  (Informational Only)
Friday, February 10
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Free Online Lecture

Weston Park: The House, The Families, and The Influence

Friday, February 10; 1:00–2:15 p.m. (ET)

Presented by Gareth Williams

Moderated by Curt DiCamillo


Register here



Free Online Lecture DNA Consultations at American Ancestors  (Informational Only)
Friday, February 10
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Free Online Lecture
DNA Consultations at American Ancestors

Friday, February 10; 4:00–5:00 p.m. (ET)

Presented by Melanie McComb


Register Here


“No Longer Forgotten” 2023 Black History Month Conference  (Informational Only)
Saturday, February 11
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Saturday, February 11, 2023
10:00AM – 2:00PM
Online Zoom Meeting

FREE of charge

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Shelley Viola Murphy
TopicDescendants of Enslaved Communities at UVA

For registration and additional information:

Free Online Lecture -- Searching Great Migration Databases on AmericanAncestors  (Informational Only)
Thursday, February 16
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
great migration sale
Free Online Lecture

Searching Great Migration Databases on AmericanAncestors.org

Thursday, February 16; 3:00–4:00 p.m. (ET)

Presented by Lindsay Fulton


Free Online Lecture The Houses of Parliament, 1086-2086  (Informational Only)
Friday, February 17
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
London - Palace of Westminster, UKFree Online Lecture

The Houses of Parliament, 1086-2086

Friday, February 17; 1:00–2:15 p.m. (ET)

Presented by Annie Kemkaran-Smith Moderated by Curt DiCamillo


Lunch Feb 20  (Social Event)
Monday, February 20
12:00 pm
On February 20, 2023 the center will be closed. 
OGG will meet at 12 pm at Casa Della Nonna
on Telegraph Road.  8141 Telegraph Road, Severn

Anne Arundel Public Library Webinars  (Informational Only)
Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 7
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtually - Presented by our own Tom McCarriar

Genealogy: Beyond the Basics

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Genealogy: the U.S. Census

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Lunch Mar 20 (St Patty celebration)  (Social Event)
Monday, March 20
12:00 pm
The group will meet March 20, 2023 at
12pm at Perry’s in Odenton
to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
1210 Annapolis Rd, Odenton, MD 21113   https://www.perrysrestaurant.com

Maryland Archives Resources  (Informational Only)
Thursday, March 23
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mountain Road - Community Meeting Room - A A Co Pub Library
Rachel Frazier from the Maryland Archives will be here to present. Topics to be discussed will be: brief background on the Maryland State Archives, explanation of their primary and secondary sources, and an overview of holdings and collection types.
4730 Mountain Road
Pasadena MD

Family Tree Webinars 24 HR Marathon  (Informational Only)
Thursday, April 13 through Friday, April 14
5:00 pm to 4:00 pm

24-Hour Webinar Marathon - Family Tree Webinars


Join us April 13-14 for our 4th annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon hosted by FamilyTreeWebinars.com and MyHeritage. The marathon will begin on Thursday, April 13 at 5pm eastern U.S. time and end on Friday, April 14 at 4pm eastern U.S. time.

more info