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GREETINGS
Second Life genealogists and family history enthusiasts! This week
includes a momentous event - the first meeting of the first ever virtual chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists!
Be sure to come by and see what its all about! And if you haven't
already, please take a moment to take Kilandra Yeuxdoux of Genealogy
Scribe’s short survey by February 25th at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/67BBQHK.

(Times are listed in SecondLife time - equivalent to Pacific Standard Time)


QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance." -- George Bernard Shaw


THIS WEEK'S CHATS & EVENTS
ALL are invited to attend this week's scheduled genealogy events. Bring your friends who are thinking about getting into
family history. There will be help for one and all.

SUNDAY, February 7
5:15 pm SLT -Getting from an index to the original @ Family History Centre Hosted by Clarise Beaumont

MONDAY, February 8
5:15pm SLT – Genealogy Office Hours @ Live Roots schoolhouse. Bring your questions and brickwalls Host - Barbara Collazo

TUESDAY February 9
6pm SLT - Evidence Explained @ Just Genealogy Fire Pit. Hosted by Clarise Beaumont

WEDNESDAY, February 10
5pm SLT - Association of Professional Genealogists - first meeting @ Just Genealogy Fire Pit. Those interested in becoming
members of this chapter will need to join APG (www.apgen.org) and will need to be
willing to share their avatar name and RL name with the APG Office.
Contact in-world Krag Mariner or Clarise Beaumont.

6pm SLT - Afterchills Genealogy Chat @ Afterchills Adventure Club. Hosted by Kilandra Yeauxdoux

THURSDAY, February 11
4pm SLT - Live Roots Workshop @ Live Roots Clubhouse, 2nd Floor. Hosted by Constantine Kyomoon
The workshops will be a way to learn more about using www.liveroots.com, but also suggest
resources that Constantine will catalog during the session, and, if you
have your own sites or blogs, ensure that the descriptions are
meaningful and accurate. He'll share with the workshop attendees any
resources that he has discovered or added during the week, along with
any enhancements of features planned for the system.

SATURDAY, February 13
10pm SLT - Aussie Ancestry @ Just Genealogy, Fire Pit Hosted by Angelica Herrington. Come share your ideas and
research challenges about Australian research.

SUNDAY, February 14
12p SLT - Swedish Roots @ Just Genealogy Fire Pit ?? Join hostess AnnaKarin Landau to discuss Swedish research.

And anytime you want to just hang out and chat with other genealogists,
stop by the Gazebo the Live Roots Genealogy Zone.


WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
JEWISH GEN DATABASES - www.jewishgen.org/databases/
Look here even if you don't have Jewish ancestors, you will likely find the Town Locator useful.


BLOG SPOTLIGHT
http://sandsoftime-karen.blogspot.com/ -
SL's own genealogist, Jerusha Copperfield's blog, of interesting research and photographs.


TWITTER FOLLOW OF THE WEEK
footnoteMaven - described as A Photo Whisperer. Solving the mysteries of genealogy,
old photos and cemeteries.


If you would like to have your event or information included in an upcoming notice, please send an in-world IM or notecard to Genie Weezles.

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