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Unearthing Cemetery Records
Monday, February 7
Unearthing Cemetery Records  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, and Zoom
 
Join OGS member Taylor Baldwin as she discusses the various records available for cemeteries and the meanings of many common inscriptions and symbols. 
 

Attendance options

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.



Patriot Paths: Tracking Tennessee’s Revolutionary War Veterans
Wednesday, February 16
Patriot Paths: Tracking Tennessee’s Revolutionary War Veterans  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook

 

Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist Charles A. Sherrill

Based on a GIS mapping project of the migration patterns of 2,500 Revolutionary War veterans, this lecture will show migration trends and paths to and through Tennessee in the period when it served as the nation's crossroads. Participants will learn about the settlement of Tennessee, the land grants North Carolina provided to its soldiers, and view several case studies to show how the Patriot Paths information can be used to find new clues about Revolutionary War veterans and their families. Mr. Sherrill will be presenting by Zoom.
 

Attendance options

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.




Inside the Archives with a Historian
Monday, March 7
Inside the Archives with a Historian  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook
Dr. Brooks Blevins takes the reader "inside the archives," describing the methods of professional historians and how they can work for genealogists. Using personal stories of research pursuits that produced valuable and unexpected results, Blevins discusses the use of published and unpublished accounts of history, archival collections, courthouse vaults, and online sources. Please note, the presentation by Dr. Blevins will begin at 7:15 pm.

Attendance options 

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.



The State Historical Society of Missouri: Newspapers and Much More!
Wednesday, March 16
The State Historical Society of Missouri: Newspapers and Much More!  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook
Bill Eddleman, PhD, Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center will give an overview of the genealogical resources of the State Historical Society of Missouri and explain how to access the free Missouri digitized newspapers via their website. The presenter will be joining the meeting via Zoom.
 

Attendance options 

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.




A Genealogist's Guide to Sanborn Maps by Michelle Spencer
Monday, April 4
A Genealogist's Guide to Sanborn Maps by Michelle Spencer  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook
Sanborn maps are a great tool to locate your family, but they can be equally effective to understand much more about our ancestors and how they lived.  Michelle Spencer will share her tips for getting the most out of these maps covering Springfield and other towns in the Ozarks.
 

Attendance options

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.



Writing Your Family History - Carla Maitland
Wednesday, April 20
Writing Your Family History - Carla Maitland  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook

Tennessee Genealogical Society’s president Carla Maitland discusses some ideas, prompts, processes, & words of encouragement to get you started writing your family history. The presenter will be joining the meeting via Zoom.

 

 

Attendance options

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.




Tech Tips for Genealogists - Patti Lee Hobbs, CG®
Monday, May 2
Tech Tips for Genealogists - Patti Lee Hobbs, CG®  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook

Understanding some basic computer tips as well as easy-to-use programs can enhance a genealogist's communications and productivity. This presentation will cover basic computer tips, including copying and pasting content from one program to another, keyboard shortcuts, creating PDFs, and importing/exporting GEDCOM files. Also covered:  image capture tools, text expanders, drawing software, and Zotero.

 

 

Attendance options

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required.

 


Do you think you have an ancestor who served in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, or the Civil
Wednesday, May 18
Do you think you have an ancestor who served in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, or the Civil  (Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO, Zoom and Facebook

Fran Black will present her methods for going beyond recording only names, dates and places to set your ancestor in the historical context of the military events that shaped our nation. It may even help you join a lineage society. 

 
 

Attendance options 

in person at The Library Center.

Members will receive a Zoom link.

Others can watch on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ozarksgs. Facebook account is not required. No registration is required