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Thursday, May 23
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
Beginning Genealogy using the Family Search Website with Jammie Lynn Truax​ - Family History Consultant
Learn how to find records and document your family in Family Search.
 



Wednesday, June 12
GTAGS Board Meeting  (Meetings - Board)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr, Traverse City
Board meetings are open to all members.


Thursday, June 27
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
 
Today's Topic is "You CAN Take It With You Mobile Technology for Genealogy" with Judy Nimer Muhn
Utilizing the mobile tools of Ancestry.com, RootsMagic, Legacy, Evernote and more, you don’t have to take your huge notebooks of family genealogy with you to the library when doing research.  There are many tools that you can take on your computer, tablet or Smartphone!
 
About the Presenter:
Judy Nimer Muhn, Lineage Journeys
4005 Emerald Park Drive, Milford, MI  48380 | 248-736-7770 | judynmuhn@gmail.com
Brief Biography:
Judy has been researching her family tree from the age of 12, specializing in French-Canadian, Acadian, Native American and Michigan research.  Beginning as a professional genealogist in Europe in 1993, she has lectured at National Genealogical Society conferences, RootsTech, Federation of Genealogical Societies as well as conferences in Europe and around the United States.  Traveling extensively around the world, Judy has visited and researched in the villages and archives of Germany, Scotland, France, Quebec, and Ontario where her or her husband’s family lived.  Owner of Lineage Journeys, she conducts research for clients and offers presentations in churches, libraries and organizations. 
Judy is the President of the Oakland County Genealogical Society, President for the Michigan Genealogical Council, board member & Awards Chair of the National Genealogical Society, Secretary of the GeneaBloggers, and a member of many societies – among them:  Ontario and Quebec Genealogical Societies, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and many more.  Judy has published articles for NGS Magazine, Family Tree Magazine and a host of genealogical societies.  Additionally she is the recipient of the Federation of Genealogical Society’s Award of Merit and awards for her humanitarian service through Rotary International and a number of nonprofit organizations.
And, a professional in the nonprofit management sector, Judy has worked as a nonprofit staff member, Executive Director, board chair and fundraising chair in Girl Scouts of the USA (and its local organizations), the American Red Cross, and United Way.  She currently serves on a number of nonprofit human service agency boards, most recently also working as an Organizational Development Consultant in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
 



Wednesday, July 10
GTAGS Board Meeting  (Meetings - Board)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr, Traverse City
Board meetings are open to all members.


Thursday, July 25
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
 
Today's topic will be "Researching United States Land Records" presented by Mark Mullinax
 
 



Wednesday, August 14
GTAGS Board Meeting  (Meetings - Board)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr, Traverse City
Board meetings are open to all members.


Thursday, August 22
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
 
Today's topic will be "Researching World War I & II Military Records" by Cynthia Grostick
 



Wednesday, September 11
GTAGS Board Meeting  (Meetings - Board)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr, Traverse City
Board meetings are open to all members.


Thursday, September 26
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
 
Today's topic will be “Steven Morse One-Step Website” with Linda Last
 
 



Wednesday, October 9
GTAGS Board Meeting  (Meetings - Board)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr, Traverse City
Board meetings are open to all members.


Thursday, October 24
GTAGS Membership Meeting  (Meetings - Membership)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library - McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City
 
Today's topic will be "Exit Enter Commit-Emigration, Immigration, and Naturalization" with Thomas Koselka
Dive into the fascinating world of migration with "Exit Enter Commit-Emigration, Immigration, and Naturalization," where we delve into the historical emigration and immigration records of passengers from Europe arriving at US and Canadian entry points. We will shed light on the US naturalization process, revealing intriguing facts such as how certain conditions could cause women to lose their citizenship. Discover how the criteria and regulations for obtaining citizenship have evolved over time.
 
About the Speaker:
Since the 1980s, Thomas Koselka has dedicated himself to exploring his family's lineage. Currently, he holds the position of President at the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research. He has previously served as the President of the Michigan Genealogical Council and the Dearborn Genealogical Society. Tom actively contributes as a board member, mentor, and advisor to multiple genealogical societies across Michigan. Additionally, he is a proud member of esteemed organizations such as the Association of Professional Genealogists, Ontario Ancestors, and the National Genealogical Society. Retired from Dearborn Music, Tom resides in Westland, Michigan, alongside his spouse, Valerie, who shares his passion for genealogy.