July Newsletter

JULY 2015

Greetings, Second Life genealogists and family history enthusiasts!  Please enjoy this monthly newsletter highlight some useful research sites, and this month’s calendar of scheduled activities and genealogy events in Second Life.  Please contact Genie Weezles either inworld, or at relativelycurious@gmail.com.

JULY’S INSPIRATION:

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.  I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.      ~Abraham Lincoln

GENEALOGY RESEARCH & INFO RECOMMENDATIONS:

WEBSITE OF THE MONTH:
BLOG RECOMMENDATION:
TWITTER FOLLOW:
  • @NARA_RecMgmt – The Official Twitter feed of NARA Records Management and the Office of the Chief Records Officer.

For more information about Genealogy events in Second Life

Or stop by Just Genealogy in SecondLife!

CALENDAR OF GENEALOGY EVENTS IN SECOND LIFE:

Sunday, July 5
  • 6:00pm – Family History Chat in Second Life. Join other family historians and genealogists of all skill levels for a casual discussion on the front porch of the Family History Centre in Adam ondi Ahman.   Host varies, style is both Q&A and presentation.  http://bit.ly/SLFamilyHistoryCentre
Monday, July 6
  • 6:00pm –  Meet & Greet (for newbies). Meet at the Firepit at Just Genealogy for very informal meeting focusing on how to navigate and enjoy Second Life. http://bit.ly/SL_JGfirepit
Tuesday, July 7
  • 6:00pm –  Tech Tuesday.  Relatively Curious Genie Weezles presents a monthly discussion of technology for genealogists, from great websites to explore to the latest gadgets, apps and electronic thingamabobs.  At the Firepit, in Just Genealogy http://bit.ly/SL_JGfirepit.
Thursday, July 9
  • 5:30pm – Second Life Chapter APG Meeting. The award-winning Second Life Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists Second Life Chapter welcomes all to this monthly meeting, recognizing that only members may vote. Formal presentation topics will vary. This month’s speaker will be Annette Kapple, “Case Study: Success!” on how she broke a research brick wall after attending an SL Genealogy presentation!  Contact in-world Gtownma Deed, Chapter President or Genie Weezles, Chapter Liaison.  At the Just Genealogy Firepit http://bit.ly/SL_JGfirepit
Sunday, July 12
  • 6:00pm – Family History Chat. Join other family historians and genealogists of all skill levels for a casual discussion on the front porch of the Family History Centre in Adam ondi Ahman.   Host varies, style is both Q&A and presentation. http://bit.ly/SLFamilyHistoryCentre
Sunday, July 19
  • 6:00pm – Family History Chat. Join other family historians and genealogists of all skill levels for a casual discussion on the front porch of the Family History Centre in Adam ondi Ahman.   Host varies, style is both Q&A and presentation. http://bit.ly/SLFamilyHistoryCentre
Tuesday, July 21
  • 6:00pm – Methodology. Exploring old and new research methodologies with your fellow genealogists gathering around the fire pit in Just Genealogy.  July’s discussion will be hosted by Genie Weezles (Relatively Curious) on the article by Sandra MacLean Clunies, “EVALUATING WEB RESOURCES“, available on the Board for Certification of Genealogists website, at http://bcgcertification.org/skillbuilders/skbld045.html Please read the article in advance, and come prepared for lively and informative discussions.
Sunday, July 26
  • 6:00pm – Family History Chat. Join other family historians and genealogists of all skill levels for a casual discussion on the front porch of the Family History Centre in Adam ondi Ahman.   Host varies, style is both Q&A and presentation. http://bit.ly/SLFamilyHistoryCentre
Thursday, July 30

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE 5TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH – SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH ONLY.

  • 9:00pm –  NGSQ Study Group. The Second Life NGSQ Study Group focuses on a specific article from the National Genealogical Society Quarterly monthly. Please feel free to attend even if you are a prospective NGSQ member. Co-hosted by Ironhide781 and Ellington Sweeney.  July’s discussion: Donn Devine, “Sorting Relationships among Families with the Same Surname: An Irish-American DNA Study,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 93 (December 2005): 283-293. See also, “Sorting Relationships among Families with the Same Surname: An Irish-American DNA Study,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 95 (September 2007): 196.
TO HAVE YOUR GENEALOGY EVENT IN SECOND LIFE INCLUDED IN THE NEWSLETTER,
PLEASE EMAIL  GENIE WEEZLES, AT RELATIVELYCURIOUS@GMAIL.COM

© 2015 tami mize

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