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In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors with Christine Woodcock
Saturday, February 4
In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors with Christine Woodcock  (All-day Seminars)
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
(Munchies and mingling start at 9:00 AM)
 
HGF All-Day Spring Seminar
In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors
 
For its Spring 2023 Seminar, HGF is offering a deep dive into researching your Scottish ancestors with Christine Woodcock, founder of Genealogy Tours of Ireland. You'll learn how to use resources in Scotland and America to bridge the gap from finding your ancestor in America to locating their records in Scotland.
 
The seminar features four in-depth sessions.
  • In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors
  • Navigating the ScotlandsPeople Website
  • Breaking Through Brick Walls in Scottish Research
  • From Scotland to America
 
Registration:  For more information and to register, please click on Learn More.



Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Law for Genealogists with Judy Russell
Saturday, March 4
Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Law for Genealogists with Judy Russell  (HGF Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
(Munchies and mingling start at 9:00 AM)
 
Copyrights and Copywrongs
 
With many aspects in common through international agreements yet key aspects of differences by national laws, copyright law crosses national borders and impacts all genealogical researchers. Understanding the basics-what we have in common, where the laws differ and where we all go wrong-can keep us all on the straight and narrow path of copyright and help us avoid copywrongs.  
 
Judy G. Russell, The Legal Genealogist ® , is a genealogist with a law degree who provides expert guidance through the murky territory where law and family history intersect. An internationally-known lecturer and award-winning writer, she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist ® and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠ from the Board for Certification of Genealogists ® . Her blog is at https://www.legalgenealogist.com.
 
Registration:  Online attendance will be available for all HGF monthly meetings.  Unless new Covid restrictions are warranted, you may also also attend in-person at Bayland. More meeting information will available in February.



Researching Your Texas Ancestor at Home and On Site with Kelvin Meyers
Saturday, April 1
Researching Your Texas Ancestor at Home and On Site with Kelvin Meyers  (HGF Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
(Munchies and mingling start at 9:00 AM)
 
Researching Your Texas Ancestor at Home and On Site
 
This lecture discusses what records are available on your laptop and tablet and what
resources are available to the genealogist when visiting these great sources of Texas research.
Even if you are in the far reaches of the earth you don’t have to leave home to locate
records concerning your Texas ancestors.  
 
Kelvin Meyers, a fifth generation Texan and professional forensic genealogist since 1996, is a frequent speaker to genealogical societies and family associations throughout the United States. He specializes in southern brick wall problems for clients.
 
Kelvin is a 1989 and 1990 alumnus of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University  member of the Association of Professional Genealogist forensic special interest group and a past board member of APG, a past President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG. The Dallas Genealogical Society awarded Kelvin the Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck Distinguished Service Award in December of 2018. In 2016 Kelvin published Research in Texas for NGS (National Genealogical Society) Research in the States series.
 
Registration:  Online attendance will be available for all HGF monthly meetings.  Unless new Covid restrictions are warranted, you may also also attend in-person at Bayland. More meeting information will available in March.
 



Taking a Genealogy Trip: Ready, Set, Let’s Go! with Patti Gillespie
Saturday, May 6
Taking a Genealogy Trip: Ready, Set, Let’s Go! with Patti Gillespie  (HGF Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
(Munchies and mingling start at 9:00 AM)
 
Taking a Genealogy Trip:  Ready, Set, Let's Go
 
Genealogy trips can be “the bomb”—or they can bomb. An unsuccessful trip can most often be prevented by following the steps, cautions, and counsel in this presentation.  A fun and lively presentation with stories of personal disasters and serendipity, this is a great way to get ready for that genealogy research trip.   
 
Patti Todd Gillespie brings energy and humor to her classes.  An avid hobby genealogist for 30 years, Patti formed Family Lines & Stories, her own research company, 7 years ago. In 2022 she presented three sessions to Utah State Genealogy Society; she presented two sessions at RootsTech 2019 and RootsTech Connect 2021; in 2020 she presented several sessions for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS); she has spoken several times at Texas State Family History Conference. She continues as 5th term president of Wise County Genealogical Society while waiting for a willing soul to step up. 
 
Registration:  Online attendance will be available for all HGF monthly meetings.  Unless new Covid restrictions are warranted, you may also also attend in-person at Bayland. More meeting information will available in April.