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October, 2022

Saturday
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New to genealogy? Unsure of how to use Ancestry.com? Or a more experienced searcher but frustrated with searches in Ancestry that generate thousands of results? Want to become more sophisticated in your searching? Then this is the workshop for you!
Monday
3
1:30 PM
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Learn, share, and contribute your experiences with DNA testing and genealogy research. Learn more about your options if you haven‘t tested your DNA yet.
Wednesday
5
1:30 PM
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The Scotland SIG welcomes all members who are researching their family history in Scotland. Meetings are usually once a month, now on the first Wednesday of the month.
Thursday
6
Members Newsletter Email
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VGS Members Newsletter scheduled to be emailed
Monday
10
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The United States SIG welcomes all members who are researching their family history in the USA. Meetings are usually once a month.
Tuesday
11
10:30 AM
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The Ireland SIG welcomes all members who are researching their family history in Ireland. Meetings are held once a month.
Wednesday
12
2:00 PM
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VGS members: learn, share, and contribute your experiences with other members who are researching in England. Meetings once a month.
Thursday
13
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Two friends, Lois Thompson and Rosa Stewart, have combined their knowledge bases to create Ghosts and Graveyards, a two-part presentation for the Victoria Genealogical Society.

In "Ghosts" Lois Thompson will be telling us the story of her unusual Scottish family up to her 7x great grandfather, James “Dunty the Ghost” Porteous.

In "Graveyards" Rosa Stewart will talk about one of her favourite subjects: The Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos.
Monday
17
1:30 PM
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Learn, share, and contribute your experiences with DNA testing and genealogy research. Learn more about your options if you haven‘t tested your DNA yet.
Tuesday
18
7:00 PM
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The focus will be on researching items that have been donated to the VGS. Learn to identify clues by careful observation and search for answers in the many sources we have available. The aim is to return found items to their families whenever possible.
Tuesday
18
7:00 PM
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The focus will be on researching items that have been donated to the VGS. Learn to identify clues by careful observation and search for answers in the many sources we have available. The aim is to return found items to their families whenever possible.
Wednesday
19
10:30 AM
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The Ontario SIG welcomes all members who are researching their family history in Ontario, Canada. Meetings are usually once a month.
Thursday
20
Members Newsletter Email
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VGS Members Newsletter scheduled to be emailed
Saturday
22
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You‘ve got your DNA test results,... now what?
Saturday
29
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Join professional librarian, archivist, and genealogist Nancy Loe in learning about archival records & repositories, finding aids for genealogists, genealogy records in archives and how to request archival materials to advance your research.