Sunday, July 22, 2012
All-day Seminar on Irish Genealogy
Saturday, 8 September 2012
Registration: 8:30-9:00am Seminar 9:00-3:30pm at the
Irish Cultural Center – McClelland Irish Library, 1106 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Tel: 602 864-2353 Email: email@example.com
http://azirishlibrary.org/ Registration form can be found here: registration
Eileen M. Ó Dúill
Member of the Association of
Professional Genealogists in Ireland
9:00-9:50am “Introduction to Irish Genealogy: Where Do I Start?” Beginner's
guide to Irish research. Learn about the "paper trail" left by your ancestor which leads to place of birth
in Ireland; explanation of Irish civil records and Irish census. Could you be eligible for Irish citizenship?
10:00-10:50am “Dublin, 30 June 1922: Did Everything Blow Up?” Discussion about
the disastrous fire in 1922 at the Four Courts, Dublin; history of the Public Records of Ireland,
documents lost and those which survived; National Archives effort to rebuild the collection.
11:00-Noon - Tours of the McClelland Irish Library
Noon- 1pm - Lunch
1:00-1:50pm “Mrs. Fancy Tart is Coming to Tea: Making Sense of Family
Stories” Family stories are the starting point for genealogical research. Eileen shares stories each of
which makes a point to bear in mind when gathering your own stories. This lighthearted look at family
stories will educate and entertain you over dessert and coffee.
2:00-3:00pm “Come to Ireland to Find Your Irish Ancestors” For researchers
intending to travel to Ireland, hints on preparation, documentary sources, pre-trip organization, and tips
on Dublin record repositories.
3:00-3:30pm Questions and answer time. Drawing for prizes.
Registration Fee: $40 for non-members or $30 for Irish Cultural Center members
Membership benefits on website http://azirishlibrary.org/
Fee includes Program, Continental Breakfast, Box Lunch, Beverages, and Prizes
Deadline for registration: 5 September 2012, or first 100 people
Posted by Pima County Genealogy Society at 12:07 PM
Monday, July 16, 2012
contest for a free 6 month US Deluxe Ancestry Membership as well as a copy of Family Tree Maker 2012
Amy Urman, one of our members, is hosting a contest for a free 6 month US Deluxe Ancestry Membership as well as a copy of Family Tree Maker 2012. You can find additional information on the contest and how to enter at The Genealogy Search. Good Luck!
Posted by Pima County Genealogy Society at 9:18 AM
Friday, July 13, 2012
We need your help in collecting photos of roadside memorials in and around Pima County. It's as easy as snapping a photo of the roadside memorials you may pass every day.
If you would like to submit your photo(s) the requirements are:
Memorial must have at least one name
Dates on memorial (if present)
Location: Short directions or GPS coordinates
Who gets credit for taking the photoDate photo was taken
Optional: Any additional pertinent information as necessaryJPEG format is preferred
Send your photo(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "PCGS - Roadside Memorials Project"
Photos become the property of PCGS.
Memorials with no names will be rejected. Sorry, we need at least a first name or a last name.
Please use judgement when taking photos. If it's not safe to stop, don't!! Remember, we don't want you to be the next memorial!
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Barbara Salyer is featured in the current issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. The article can be viewed at
Way to go Barbara!
Way to go Barbara!
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Free Webinar - Monday, July 9th, 2012
The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., are please to present Federal Naturalization Records with Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL.
Monday, July 9th, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm Eastern
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: