Story County Genealogical Society
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Story County Genealogical Society
Story County, Iowa, USA
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Monday, February 13
1950 Census Follow-Up  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenters: Gwenna Jacobson and Mary Lohr
 
The 1950 U.S. federal census was released April 1, 2022.  This presentation will look at some of the information that that has been found, ancestor surprises found, and other finds from the census.


Wednesday, February 15
We Pronounce it ne-VAY-duh: Tales and History of Eastern Story County  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenter: Linda Wright
 
Learn more about the persons, events, and stories that are woven into the history of the county seat, Nevada, in Story County, Iowa.  Linda will also describe some resources that are available for genealogical research.
 
Genealogy Plus is co-sponsored with the Ames Public Library.



Monday, March 13
Iowa Genealogical Society Resources and Interest Groups  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenter: Mo Willkins will outline some of the resources and also describe the various interest groups that are available at the Iowa Genealogical Society.


Wednesday, March 15
Gems & Junk: A Beginner's Guide to Online Research  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenter: Alcie Hoyt Veen, CG
 
Today's family histories have an amazing selection of online sources and resources for genealogical research.  What are the best options and how do you differentiate between the "gems" and outright junk?  This presentation explores the very best and the very worst of onine genealogy.
 
Genealogy Plus is co-sponsored with the Ames Public Library.



Monday, April 10
DAR and Beyond….almost everything you need to know  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenter: Susan Harris
 
Learn about the Daughters of the American Revolution and what it and other lineage societies have to offer.
 


Wednesday, April 19
Get to Know the Danish Museum in Elk Horn, Iowa  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenter: Amanda Skellenger
 
Hear is an opportunity to learn about the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa--  what resources they have and how they can help you with your Danish genealogy.
 
Genealogy Plus is co-sponsored with the Ames Public Library.



Monday, May 8
Black Trailblazers  (SCGS Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa; also via Zoom
Presenters: Ames History Museum Staff
 
Learn about the significant contributions to the Ames area of prominent people of color.


Wednesday, May 17
Trip to Iowa State Historical Society in Des Moines, Iowa  (Genealogy Plus!)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
State Historical Society of Iowa, 600 East Locust, Des Moines, Iowa
Details forthcoming!