LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting
Thursday, 18 March 2021
A Game of Clues: Researching Adoptions
by Marsha Kreucher

Using a case study of the search through her husband's lost families 

Ms. Kreucher will provide practical advice on available resources

and how to turn clues into proof of ancestry and track his history. 

It was during this process, she learned a lot about how

to use the information available for adoptions from

Canada to the Unites States. 


The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually. 
LCGS Monthly Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Turning Genealogy Clues into Genealogy To Do's 
by Thomas MacEntee, of Genealogy Bargains
Does your genealogy research get bogged down when you find new clues 
about an ancestor? Do you stop everything and chase after that
BSO (“bright and shiny object”)? Learn how to increase your research efficiency
and still remember that new information for later investigation.
Participants will learn how to identify new clues in records, document new information and tuck it away for later research. In addition, we’ll focus on building better and more efficient research habits in order to stay on track and not get distracted by new clues.
The meeting of the society will be via GoToWebinar,
a meeting platform that will allow us to meet virtually.

Facts and Tips
Germany had a large army and a small navy. Since most German states had conscription laws, most young men were required to register for military service. A young man who had not yet served had to get special permission before he could emigrate.

Don't live close to the area that you are researching? Consider joining the local genealogy or historical society.
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It's okay to prove something incorrect.
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Online searches - The order you put your search words affects the responses you get.

In 1871, pensions were granted to veterans who fought in the War of 1812 and their survivors, If you know your ancestor fought in the War of 1812 and cannot find his pension records, he may have died before the government granted those pensions.

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