Story County Genealogical Society
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Story County Genealogical Society
Story County, Iowa, USA
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Monday, January 13, 2020
Railroad Jobs Back in the Day  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Bob Bourne
Learn about railroad jobs, titles and duties, unions and mutual benefit societies ... and the ladies auxiliaries.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Westward Ho! How'd They Get There?  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Dr. Paul Lasley
Learn about the great western migration and be prepared to hear some interesting tales!



Monday, February 10, 2020
What's At the Library for Genealogists?  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speakers: Mary Logsdon and Sheila Schofer
Learn what resources are available for genealogists at the Ames Public Library.
Be prepared to be surprised!


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Ethnic Groups in Iowa: The Norwegians  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Linda Greethouse
Explore the lives and times of the Norwegian emigrants to Iowa, many of whom settled in Story County.



Monday, March 9, 2020
Using Probate Records  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Probate records can contain useful information for genealogists.  An overview of using these records will be given, followed by an example that solved a research problem.
Speakers: Mary J. Lohr and Malvina Lutz


Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Tools of the Trade: Timelines, Tables, Templates  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Alice Hoyt Veen, CG
Inspiring ideas for your genealogy research from an experienced and Certified Genealogist!
 



Monday, April 13, 2020
Maps  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Maps can tell a story.  Learn all about them from Alice Hoyt Veen, CG.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Preparing for a Trip to the Archives  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speaker: Mary Logsdon
Tips and ideas to get the most from a planned research trip.



Monday, May 11, 2020
How Are We Related?  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Speakers: Lyle Hammes and Linda Greethurst


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Road Trip to Parks Library at Iowa State University  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
Facilitator: Susan Jasper
We'll visit Parks Library on the campus of Iowa State University and learn about resources available in the archives, special collections, and main collection.