Bay Area Genealogical Society

Bay Area Genealogical Society 2018 Annual Conference

Saturday April 7, 2018 at Rock Garden / Comfort Suites Green Bay Wisconsin

Featured Speaker:   Debra S. Mieszala, CG®

Debbie Mieszala, Certified Genealogist®, specializes in forensic genealogy, 20th-century research, and the Midwest. She does genealogical research for the military to locate relatives of service members missing in past wars, and formerly did adoption-related research as a Confidential Intermediary in Illinois.

A national-level lecturer and author, she has taught at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, and
she has presented for Ancestry Academy. Debbie’s work has been published in NGS Magazine, The Digital Genealogist, and OnBoard.

She is a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She has attended IGHR, NIGR, and GRIP. Debbie holds a certificate in paralegal studies.

Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and Association
Crucial information on ancestors is often found by nosing into the lives of collateral relatives, associates, and neighbors. Case studies present examples of invaluable finds.

Clues from the Mid-West
Getting from New England to the Midwest was an accomplishment. How did they do it? Why did they go? What types of records hold clues on the decisions made to leave old homes and travel to new ones? Learn about helpful resources and methods to find them and the clues they contain.




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7 April 2018 Saturday
Bay Area Genealogical Society Annual Conference
Featuring CG Debbie Mieszala
Rock Garden / Comfort Suites
Green Bay, WI

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