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The next Scottish ViC virtual genealogy conference is scheduled for January 22 & 23, 2021. We begin Friday afternoon with Anne Daly taking us on a virtual tour of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. We reconvene Saturday morning for the rest of the presentations. Meet our speakers:
Anne Daly of Mary's Meanders is passionate about Mary Queen of Scots and the drama that surrounded her throughout her life. Anne will take us on a virtual journey through the most turbulent years of Mary’s life by visiting the places that played a pivotal role in her story. Our journey begins in Mary's place of birth, Linlithgow.
Friday, December 11, 2020
The Pocket App: Customize Your Own Reading List
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The schedule for the January 2021 Scottish Virtual Conference is now confirmed
FRIDAY JANUARY 22
3:30 pm We will have a virtual tour of the places associated with the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. These include, Linlithgow Palace, Holyrood Palace, Stirling Castle, Falkland Palace and Lochleven Palace. This will be done live and the tour will be led by Anne Daly of Mary's Meanders.
SATURDAY JANUARY 23
9:00 am Andrew Armstrong will teach us about the BORDER REIVERS and will give us some assistance in how to research our Border families
10:15 William Roulston of the Ulster Historical Foundation will be presenting on the SCOTS IN ULSTER
12:15 pm Margaret Fox will be sharing some of the stories she uncovered while researching in the High Court Records. She will share these stories of BORDERERS BEHAVING BADLY
1:45 Harvey Kaplan will be telling us about the history of the Jews in Scotland and the record collections available at the SCOTTISH JEWISH ARCHIVES. Because the ViC is on a Saturday, Harvey is unavailable to join us but has given his contact details for any questions that you would like him to address.
2:45 We round off the day with Donna Moore of Glasgow Women's Library will tell us about the WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT IN SCOTLAND
To Register: https://www.genealogyvic.com/BURNS-DAY-ViC
*All times are Eastern Time (North America)
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Register for Webinar Wednesday: The Most Prominent Citizens — Using County Histories by Cari Taplin, CG
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About the presenter
Cari A. Taplin is related to Roy Rogers. Or at least that's what her family told her. As a result, finding her true heritage has been her focus since the year 2000. She is a native of Wood County, Ohio but migrated to Wyoming, Colorado and now Pflugerville, Texas which is just outside Austin. Cari holds the Certified Genealogist® credential and has served in a wide variety of volunteer and leadership positions for state, local, and national societies. She currently serves on the board of the Association for Professional Genealogists and is the Vice President of Membership for the Federation of Genealogical Societies. As the owner of GenealogyPANTS, she provides speaking, research, and consultation services. Cari focuses on midwestern and Great Lakes states and methodology.
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Monday, December 7, 2020
Saturday, December 5, 2020
QUAKER RESEARCH VIRTUAL INSTITUTE
15 & 16 March 2021
Quaker Records of North America,
Ireland, and the British Isles
Presented by Steven W Morrison & Annette Burke Lyttle
This two-day virtual institute will cover the following topics and the teaching will be shared by Steven and Annette:
- Profile of a Quaker - Finding a Friend in Colonial America
- History of Quakerism - Testimonies and Beliefs
- Simply Amazing - US & Canadian Quaker Records Online
- Ye Best Books - For Quaker Research
- Locating Quaker Records using the Family History Library Catalog and QuakerMeetings.com
- Quaker Records in Ireland and the British Isles
- Irish Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania - Uncovering an Ulster Family Story
- The Treasures of Onsite Research - In Ireland and the United Kingdom
Detailed course descriptions can be found on our website. This virtual institute will be LIVE. Registration will be limited so that everyone who registers can attend. Registration is open! https://www.isbgfh.com/QUAKER-VIRTUAL-INSTITUTE/